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How to stop leak in double hung vinyl replacement window when it rains

I'm very grateful to Kyle on Stack Exchange for helping me stop leaks in four 25 yr old vinyl replacement windows. However, the 5th leaking window has me baffled. How I fixed the first 4 leaking ...
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Part2: How to fix leak at bottom of double hung vinyl window

In Part 1 I posted a photo of the pocket sill that my lower sash closes into. Search "How to fix leak at bottom of double-hung vinyl window. In Part2 (this posting) How to fix leak at bottom of ...
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Deep well water tank leaking from gauge

Why is it leaking here and how can I fix it?
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Leaking from above

I have a bathroom that is upstairs right above my kitchen. Lately we have noticed a lot of water on the countertops and floor after we shower. I thought the drain was clogged so I purchased some ...
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Washing machine drainage leaking - new appliance

I have a new washing machine (there wasn't one there before as I've recently moved in). When the machine is running the water spouts out particularly through a vertical 'vent' hose leaving a small ...
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Water dripping from a gas vent thats connected to my furnace

I just noticed when I opened the closet where my furnace is located there was water in the middle. It appears to be leaking from 2 spots on a vent that's labeled the (gas vent connector) its sunday ...
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leaking shower faucet

The hot water in my shower leaks and I'm trying to remove the stem but I don't see a hexagon type nut to unscrew.
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How to get the washer off this faucet?

I managed to pull off the handles based on other instructions, but now I'm stuck. I'm supposed to change washer to fix the leak, but I don’t see a washer. Where do I go from here?
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What is this unused pipe in basement wall

It is approx a few feet below ground level. It has started leaking/pouring clean water in heavy rain. House built in 1950 on flat level lot. We have owned for almost 2 years and has never leaked ...
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Window is leaking into stucco

I have some water that has worked its way into the baseboard of my house. The leak is directly below the corner of a window. It looks like the previous owner had the stucco repaired but a gap has ...
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Exhaust fan from ceiling is dropping water, but the roof might show a bigger problem

I'm living in the Northeast coasts, and I saw my exhaust fan from the ceiling is dropping water this morning. So this afternoon, I access my attic to see the inner roof and see a potentially bigger ...
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How to repair a Rubbermaid resin shed roof

I picked up one of these rubbermaid resin sheds used a few weeks ago. It needed a good powerwash, and someone had lost the original hardware so they put a bunch of screws in, no biggies. Topping off ...
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Thermostatic Shower Mixer letting cold water into the hot system

For a while my house was plagued with sporadic bursts of no hot water from any of the taps, despite the pressurised hot water tank being full of water heated to a skin-blistering temperature. ...
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What is this small drain pipe in my garage wall?

I have a drainage pipe (PVC - looks like the air unit/water heater one) of some sort that is in my garage it doesn't belong to the water heater or the air unit I know where those are. I cannot think ...
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Shut off valve still leaking after being replaced

I just replaced the entire shut off valve for my toilet and its still leaking. I used all new parts. Would could be the issue?
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Woodford faucet water leaking out of little holes near hose

I have a Woodford model 25 exterior faucet bib "freeze less" When I turn it on, it appears water is gushing out of some holes near where the hose connects, and not much pressure is going to ...
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Can this garbage disposal be saved ? Black gunk doesnt drip down to cabinet floor but my skin crawled when i saw this?

Garbage disposal is about 3 years old. It got jammed , so i tried to find the reset button on bottom. It wouldnt budge so i got a flashlight and got on the floor to make sure i was pressing right ...
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Horizontal lines on ceiling, roof leaking

My bedroom's ceiling has been leaking (more like dripping) when it's raining or snow melting, and I highly doubt that the old TV satellite dish caused the roof leaking. (Pic 1) What troubles me more ...
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30 Year old faucet cartridge replacement

I have a leaky 2 handle bathroom faucet with the following cartridge below. What brand is that cartridge/faucet (1st question), and is that so antiquated and old that I should replace the entire ...
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Leaking water by bathtub

There is water slowly leaking by the bottom of the bathtub even when there is no water running. We have called a plumber but I'm wondering what what the cause might be.
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Leaking pipes somewhere but don't know where

I had frozen pipes during the recent winter storm in TX. Now the weather warms up and water came back. My Flume device detecting water leakage about 2 gallons per hour for the last 24 hours. No ...
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Trying to fix leaky faucet but can’t find set screw

This hole is in the back and impossible to see what’s inside???
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Leaking bathroom sink?

My sink is leaking and I’m sure it’s from the lock nut (I’ve put an arrow on the pic at where the water seems to be coming from). Can anyone guide me on how to fix it? (Preferably by replacing the ...
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Leaking 70 Year Old Drain Cap

The sanitary drain in my house, going to the city through the concrete basement floor has started to leak. I realized the leaking is around the access cap. The issue is this specific access cap seems ...
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Cause of my roof leaking? (Victorian house with photos)

I was putting some stuff in the loft of my Victorian house (UK) and found the roof was dripping wet on the inside and it is wet pretty much everywhere, not just in one area. I have looked at the roof ...
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Why dose my peelesd valve seat only last a few days? [closed]

I dont know the model of the faucet the repair kit comes with two seals and two small Springs . My water temperature is 135 degrees at the faucet.
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How Can I Replace Our Leaking Outdoor Faucet?

Our outdoor faucet is leaking. Here's a picture: Here's another picture that more clearly shows from where I think it's leaking: I think I need to replace the faucet. The online resources I've found ...
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How to put adhesive or What adhesive to put on top of tiles?

I have a rest room here, but the door and the room it self doesn't have enough elevation. So, every time we took a shower or even minor bathroom tasks, the water almost always leak like crazy. I know, ...
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Why is my sprinkler system backflow leaking after being winterized?

After having my sprinkler system winterized, I noticed water leaking from the spigot. I thought it would stop once all the extra water came out but it is still leaking after 1 week. I turned the ...
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Water still running after shutoff

We have a waterpik handheld showerhead that is dripping. I shut off the water at the street, and the inlet valve on our instant hot water heater. The water at the faucets is off. I turned the shower ...
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Gas dryer leaking gas only when it runs

I have a samsung gas dryer which appears to leak gas only when it runs. We smell gas in the vent and also, sometimes, near the dryer as well. But more so from the vent, where it's passing raw gas. And ...
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Top loader washing machine fill valve drips continuously

I have a top loader washing machine. When it's done washing it keeps dripping from the top fill valve, where the water fills up the drum.
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Copper line to fridge

The copper line in my fridge is cracked and now is leaking, we’ve turned off sadder line and is still leaking a lot. How can we get it to stop leaking without replacing? We don’t mind if our ice-maker ...
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Water leaking from garage slab hole patching after foundation repair

I had my foundation repaired last year. They dug couple of holes in my garage slab then patched it with concrete. After that I started to see water coming out from patching area during/after the rain. ...
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How should I deal with pine needles falling from tree onto roof? [closed]

I live in a 100 year old house with an addition on the back. We have a pine tree that is hanging over the addition. The roof and sky lights are leaking. The rest of the roof is ok. We want to just ...
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Sprinkler Anti Siphon valve is leaking from cap

Tonight after I manually turned on one of my sprinkler zones for few minutes and after it was done I noticed that water was continuously leaking from the underneath the cap of the anti siphon valve. I ...
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How to seal a refrigerator water line

I have a GE GSS22JEPDBB model fridge. The water line that goes into freezer door and then to the dispenser is leaking water right at the bottom of the door. Not sure exactly where. I suspect this is ...
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How to replace GE water dispenser tube

We moved this fridge ( GE mod:GSS22JEPD BB ) and had to remove the doors. In the process of removing the freezer door, I believe we cracked the water tube. Now when connecting the fridge to a water ...
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What is this silver plate beside by tub and what is it for? Why is it leaking? What to do?

So I was draining the tub in my 1920's era condominium a moment ago when I noticed a substantial amount of water pooling on the floor next to my tub. I soaked it up in a hurry but then I noticed a ...
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