Most everyone's heard about piles of oily/greasy rags igniting. Linseed oil seems to be a popular culprit for it, but I've also recently heard claims of common automotive oil being involved. I've ...
We've inherited a house with several gas (petrol) containers in the garage. I haven't tried using them because I don't know how old they are. I don't know what oil/gas mixture they have. They've ...
I recently remodeled my bathrooms and removed the old flat glass mirrors that were hung on the walls. I kept them thinking that I could cut and frame them, but I wound up just purchasing new ones. ...
In our new house, we found that a previous owner installed a sump pump battery backup unit, which is nice. The battery in the system is like a car battery, but it's the kind where you initially add ...
So, like most home owners, I have gallons of partially used paint, both from my old place, and old ones from the previous owners here. I want to dispose of these both safely and efficiently (we have ...
I had a boiler fire. When I replaced the boiler, I kept the old one around for insurance purposes. Now it's time to get rid of it. It's got a good bit of steel in it, and still has a couple of steel ...
Do I need to trim the dishwasher drain line to prevent water build-up from the disposal? Also are elbows OK here?
We replaced the sink recently, which required taking off the disposal and installing it on the new sink, and also re-doing the plumbing since the new sink's drain would be further back than the ...
The PVC pipe connection from the garbage disposal is leaking. I have hand tightened the washer on the PVC and then did a 1/4 turn wrench tighten. Still leaking. It looks like the PVC has a little lip ...
Water is sitting in both kitchen sink drains with equal pressure. When running dishwasher it bubbles up some on both sides. When running disposal, water sucks down on disposal side, but then creeps ...
I have a gfs outlet with the power coming to it.Can i install a swith next to it to go to a outlet under my sink to power the garbage disposal