Monthly Archives: November 2018

A Wooden Floor In A Bathroom

Once you have the spray pattern layout done, make a list of all of the equipment you will need to do the job. This includes piping, fittings, control valves, risers, sprinklers, manifolds and controllers. You may want to have some extra components on hand in case a few items break during installation.

The plumber arrived early the next morning right on time. He was a bit younger than I had expected, but had everything he needed as he had already been advised by the home office as to the nature of my repair. He was neat, clean and friendly. His van had their now familiar logo and phone number painted on the sides. He also had them embroidered on his new looking coveralls.

With all the sink options available, you’re sure to find the perfect one for your needs. A vanity that includes a built-in sink has become a popular choice. Although the basic idea of all of these vanities is the same, there are many different variations on the basic theme. Take time to browse through a home improvement store or a Plumbing house before choosing the sink you like best.

I used a hand saw, but a power saw, jig saw or reciprocating saw would also do the job. It’s imperative the cut is square and even. I now had a 30″ bat.

Choosing hardware is a very special consideration when remodeling a bath. Cabinet hardware and faucets are available in many materials and in a wide price range. Just an individual knob for your cabinet could run you . If you choose a vanity with several cupboards and drawers, you’ll need a knob for each one of them which could run into big bucks. Faucets can range to much higher prices. Select materials that will go along with those used in the rest of your house. If you’ve used brushed nickel doorknobs and drawer pulls all over your house, you don’t want to change to gold in the master bath. This will also help narrow down your choices.

And John did. Instead of running a camera through the ground floor toilet, he ran the camera down the basement toilet. 10 feet out of the house, he discovered that our house had a second sewer line, a very badly collapsed and root bound sewer line.

Lets just say I save fifty cents every visit – multiply that times one hundred and four (.50 X 104) – 52 weeks in a year times two visits a week – I save every year using my discount card. I’ll take that – at least Barnes and Noble is paying for my gas to get there.

A solid wood floor in a bathroom will look beautiful when finished, but keep in mind that wood may not be the best material in the long run for a bathroom floor.

Choosing A Sink For Your Master Bathroom

Whatever your home improvement project, you need a designated space for all waste and debris that piles up as a result of your projects. Removing a lot of debris can cost quite a bit, so planning for a space to put it in can keep your project running smoothly.

Allow the lead to cool and harden. Remove the bat from the vise and going to a clear area free of anything you could damage should the lead come out of the bat, test swing it several times.

After you have shut off the water, only a trickle of residual water should come out of the pipes. Take everything out from under the sink and put down towels and have a pan ready.

You’ll need to buy, depending on the weight and size available, a lead stick(s), actually they’re an alloy but they still call them a lead stick, with which to add weight to the bat. A Plumbing house will always stock this if you have trouble locating it elsewhere.

Drip irrigation systems that direct gray water directly to the plants are available. These types of units are very efficient as they direct water to the root system of the plants where it is needed and best absorbed.

It is inevitable that hoses and valves that have been there a while will have a buildup of calcium carbonate. It is a chalky material that you usually see on shower stalls.

Paul came downstairs about 20 minutes later with the faulty, 17 year-old parts in hand. He also handed me the empty parts container so that i would know what to order from him if we had need of additional parts for the two other faucets located in the other bathrooms. He explained exactly what he did and reminded me of their unconditional two-year warranty. I gladly signed his work order and handed him his payment. He shook my hand and handed me a refrigerator magnet as well as several business cards. He asked me to please keep him in mind for other repairs that might come up as well as if I would pass his business card to some of our neighbors. With that, he was on his way.