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How To Remove An Old Shower Head

Removing an old shower head and replacing it with a new one is something anyone can do and is extremely easy! All that you have to do is unscrew the connection and replace the head making sure it will not leak in the future!

The first step to removing your old shower head is to simply try and unscrew the old head on the shower arm with your hands. If that is not working or something is stuck, then you may


How To Remove And Replace A Stuck Shower Arm

When we first moved in to our fixer upper house, after all that moving, I was looking forward to taking a nice long shower. Unfortunately, the shower of the shower was pointed UPWARD making taking a shower with any shower head very very awkward.

Removing a shower arm is typically very easy, but after I tried simply untwisting the stuck shower arm from the wall, it became obvious this had been in the wall for a good 40+ years and was


Can You Refinish Prefinished Hardwood Flooring?

Thinking about buying some prefinished flooring but wondering about the lifetime of the product? We were too and decided to look into it.

Can you sand and refinished pre-finished hardwood flooring?

It was important to us that if we were going to spend multiple thousands of dollars on nice hardwood floors that we could refinish them at a later time if we wanted. After all, this is a bigger investment in your home, so you want to make the right decision.

What we


How To Repair Or Replace A Broken Sprinkler Pipe Using Compression Couplings

When your sprinkler pipes are first being put into the ground during that very first instaliation, the joints are probably going to be installed using  solvent comment fittings. That being said, when you are trying to put on a new piece of pipe to repair a broken segment this is probably going to be a lot harder. What makes it so hard is that the sprinkler pipe is already in the ground and cannot easily be moved around to create


How To Replace A Broken Sprinkler Head

There are many causes that can render a sprinkler head useless or broken on your in-ground watering system. Often times issues are caused by dirt, grass clippings, or any other type of material getting stuck and damaging the sprinkler heads. You may have even ran over the head with a lawn mower. In my case, I simply purchased the house from a lazy old man who did not want to spend the time or money for an incredibly easy fix.