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Yes, vinyl windows are designed to allow water to get into the vinyl frame and then drain out the “weep” holes. Little known fact, the actual “seal” is between the glass and the BACK of the frame. That is to say, there is a black seal strip between the glass and back of the frame. The “stops” on the exterior are just to hold the glass tight to the seal. ...


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Blocked drainage. Try poking the holes were the water is filling up inside the frame the holes i am talking about is the long slots about 20mm long. Try a plastic straw .to unblock the obstruction. Then pour some water in the holes to see if the water drains outside onto the cill.


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Fortunately there are not many things that are soluble in both oil and water. If it's a water stain use an oil based undercoat, or a shellac based sealer. If it's an oil, grease, or wax, stain use a water based undercoat. Use two coats of undercoat to get a good seal.


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Those plastic shut off valves on water heater tanks are obviously very cheap and probably low quality as well. There are likely two main reasons that the valve leaks (maybe three). There could possibly be residual grit and particulate laying in the valve assembly that keep it from seating correctly. If you captured the initial flush water from your tank ...


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It is absolutely normal for some water getting into a chimney with driven wind. Even with a wood stove that has a wind driven deflector on the stack those get some water but not as much as a conventional brick chimney. My dad had a chimney sweep company and we installed wood stoves in the 70’s like crazy. We also had to have training for inspections and it ...


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You're correct, its similar to the shower control. You need to unscrew the cap anti-clockwise. There is a good chance that there is a decades worth of crud jamming the cap. You could trying pouring hot water (from a kettle) over. this may dissolve some crud, and may also loosen it by expansion. You could try using a "jar-opening" gripper, to ensure you ...


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The messing part is a compression fitting and the chrome part a seal fitting. Tape does not solve your problem. If the compression fitting is leaking you need to replace the ring. If the seal fitting is leaking, turn off the water and disassemble the two parts. Thereafter you would be able to see where it is leaking. Anyway I propose to replace both the ...


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I had this problem. I created a short connector using a brass garden hose thread to female iron pipe thread, a male iron pipe thread to pex connector, a short length of 1/2" pex and a 1/2" sharkbite end plug. While the drain assembly continued to leak it leaks into this short length of pipe and fills it. If I ever drain it I can just unscrew the ...


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