All posts tagged "leak"
Tip of the Day: Catch Sneaky Toilet Leaks
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’ https://onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-10-18.mp3
- Posted October 21, 2017
Weatherstrip To Stop Air Leaks
Comfort and saving money rank high on any homeowner’s list. However, these goals can be tough to achieve as drafty windows and doors send chills down spines and utility bills soaring. Eliminating drafts pays big dividends. Aside...
- Posted June 21, 2016
Quick Pipe Leak Fixes
Being prepared to defend your home’s plumbing system against cold winter temperatures can prevent heart ache and save money – and it makes good sense too. You know, water- and sewer-line leaks occur year round – regardless...
- Posted August 22, 2015
Chimney Rain Cap
“Barnaby Jones” made its TV debut in 1973. In one episode, Barnaby got a call from his daughter-in law, Betty Jones. She had a chimney with peeling paint. “Easy enough to fix,” he said. “We’ll just repaint...
- Posted July 28, 2014
Homemade Drain for Fixing Roof Leaks
Roof leaks can be a real problem, especially if you’re waiting for a roofer and it’s raining cats and dogs. As your bucket starts filling up you think: maybe I need a 55-gallon drum. Not if you know how...
- Posted April 29, 2014
Dampness Detection Part 1
Got a moist and wet basement wall? Is it coming from outside or is it a leak at all? Today in dampness-detection I, we ask, “is it an inny or an outty”? To find the source of...
- Posted March 25, 2014
Finding a Roof Leak
Leaks and squeaks have been known to be nightmares in the construction industry. Why? Because they can be so costly and time-consuming to repair. However, a painful amount of patience is all it usually takes to discover...
- Posted March 24, 2014
Gravity to Guide You to a Roof Leak
More than 300 years ago Sir Isaac Newton discovered gravity when an apple fell on his head. Today his theory, known as “the law of gravity,” helps us better understand how things work such as water runoff...
- Posted March 18, 2014
Dealing With a Leak in your Roofing
Count on rainy season to bring you another round of problems to deal with — from annoying little leaks in your roof that may require professional roof repair services to nasty flash floods that soak your carpet. Get...
- Posted March 5, 2014
Fixing Floors Following Flooding
For years many parts of the country were plagued by drought. And many of those same areas are threatened with rain storms and flooding. Here are a couple of tips for those wet emergencies: If a roof leak...
- Posted February 19, 2014