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How to Install a Whole-House Water Filter

How to Install a Whole-House Water Filter Shopping List for How to Install a Whole-House Water Filter: - whole-house water filter - ball valves, used to shut off water before and after filter - solderless brass fittings, for joining cold-water line to copper pipe and filter housing -...Read More

How to Restore a Deck

How to Restore a Deck Shopping List for How to Restore a Deck: - Wolman Deck Strip ASR - Rust-Oleum Restore Deck and Concrete Cleaner - paintable caulk - Rust-Oleum Deck Restore 10x - solid-color stain - rosin paper or plastic drop cloths - painter’s tape or...Read More

How To Prevent Plumbing Sulfur Smells

How To Prevent Plumbing Sulfur Smells Shopping List for How to Prevent Plumbing Sulfur Smells: - Aluminum anode rod, used to replace magnesium rod in water heater Tools for How to Prevent Plumbing Sulfur Smells: - Wrench, used to remove anode rod from water heater Steps for How...Read More

How to Install an Indirect Water Heater on a Boiler

How to Install an Indirect Water Heater on a Boiler Tools List: Hose Water pump Level Propane torch Pipe cutter Adjustable wrench Pipe wrench pliers Shopping List: 1” copper pipe ½” copper pipe Y-Strainer Ball valves Shut off valves Circulator Pump Thermostatic mixing...Read More

How to Patch Small Holes in Walls

How to Patch Small Holes in Walls Tools: Putty knife Drill/driver Jab saw Shopping List: Spackle putty kit Joint Compound Small piece of drywall Piece of scrap wood Drywall tape Steps: 1. For small cracks and holes, Tom recommends a patching spackle that can be...Read More