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The little dome shaped item on the top of the handle is a cover. You can carefully pry it off and there will be a screw in there. Remove the screw and the handle will come off.


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So it doesn't keep leaking indefinitely I assume, or you wouldn't know that it doesn't leak after using the tub because it would always be leaking continuously. My assumption is that because your faucet is much lower than the shower-head, the water left in the pipe that leads to the shower-head is slowly dripping out after you turn off the shower. Mine does ...


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It may seem unconventional, but given that it looks like it is leaking at the pipe joint down below the top of the concrete, my first suggestion would be to clean everything up and use several packages of JB Weld putty all around the leaking joint. I personally would then fill the hole in with grout, but that would only be after verifying the leak was ...


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You should also ensure good drainage around the outside of your home and that snow is cleared a few feet back from your foundation. I had trouble with water seeping under walls when I did not move snow back a couple of feet from my foundation. The snow would melt and seep under the walls and under my laminate flooring.


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I prefer all slab penetrations to be sealed, especially if you are in an area where radon is such of concern to require a vent. Your local building code should spell out what is a locally acceptable material to seal the penetration but any sealant with draft stopping capabilities and made for wet areas should do the trick. As to the water under the slab, ...


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In the photo there is evidence of two different concrete work. The original is the curb with the 1 x 4 projecting from it and a more recent mix just above it. There is also a visible seam line on the wall which may indicate the wall was opened for some reason. In either case the board was most likely part of the concrete form that was constructed when and if ...


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The most common leaks that don't show themselves (damage, or water on the ground) are either inside toilets (the toilet leaks water from the tank to the bowl) or in the water line outside the house. Right where the water line comes into the house there should be a valve. The first place I would start is to turn off the main valve in the house then check ...


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I found the air vent was clogged with some weird gunk on mine. I cleaned it out and it hasn't leaked since.


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Low sloped roofs are problematic only when they get wet! (the water doesn't shed fast enough). What the roof contractor probably meant regarding flashing the valley was (I'm guessing) is if you re-roof it would install under the new shingles. Here is an easier and more successful suggestion which I have used with great results. If you'd rather defer a new ...


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Your number one concern should be to thoroughly dry all wet materials. Understand that many materials may be wet that you are unaware of. For example, by looking at the photo, I would presume that you have substantial moisture under and behind the vanity. This moisture has probably affected your wall and floor systems to some degree. If you do not dry all ...


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If the particle board is stable I would suggest spraying the affected areas down with hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide will kill mold and not smell as bad as using bleach. (Bleach will also kill the Mold but may cause more damage than peroxide.) After you are sure the mold is gone if the wood is stable it should be ok. Left untreated this could cause ...


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A hot tub leak can become an extremely frustrating problem, as leaks (especially small ones) are quite hard to locate. And of course, the leak isn’t getting fixed if you can’t find it. Here are some basic troubleshooting steps for how to locate your leak and repair it. Note: Not all of the materials listed will be needed. This list mostly makes up the ...



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