How To Fix Leaking Valve Stem

How To Fix Leaking Valve Stem

A valve stem is commonly found in an automobile or bicycle wheels. It is a self-contained valve that opens in order to let gas enter a chamber (e.g. air used to inflate a tire). The valve then closes automatically and is kept sealed using pressure in the chamber (sometimes, a spring or both is used to prevent the gas from escaping). Although a valve stem is mostly found in automobiles or the … [Read more...]

How To Fix Leaking Faucet In Bathroom Sink

How To Fix Leaking Faucet In Bathroom Sink

Whether it is the water pooling under the sink or the dripping sound keeping you up at night, the issues brought about by a leaky faucet can be bothersome and can turn into a full-blown problem if you fail to address them properly. Fortunately, that task of fixing such a component is just simple and inexpensive, which can be easily done by a DIY-er, such as yourself. 1. Gather all the tools and … [Read more...]

How To Fix a Leaking Outside Tap

How To Fix a Leaking Outside Tap

Leaking outside taps can be a huge problem. For one thing, they can cause your water bills to rise, leaving you to pay for water that you didn't actually make use of and seriously damaging your budget for the month. They can also destroy your carefully tended grass and plants and make your lawn or garden look the worse for wear. Fortunately, fixing a leaking outdoor faucet is something that you … [Read more...]

How To Fix Leaking Spigot

How To Fix Leaking Spigot

Typically, an outdoor water spigot can last for years without servicing until it would eventually see water starting to continuously spray from its handle or drip from its spout, and you will have no choice but to repair it. For the handle, you can try tightening its packing nut with a wrench or remove its valve stem assembly if the first step fails to stop the leak. If the problem comes from the … [Read more...]

How To Fix a Leaking Toilet Cistern

How To Fix a Leaking Toilet Cistern

Toilets that leak cost a lot of money and continued leaking leads to a waste of water. These days, water is a precious need and seeing it wasted because of a leak is just too painful. Your toilet is comprised of many parts and when it starts leaking from the cistern (or the tank if you will), this is a serious issue that needs to be remedied right away. But here's the deal: you can only repair … [Read more...]