How to Fix a Drain Stopper

How To : Fix a drain stopper

Bob Fenwick shows us how to repair a drain stopper on a bathtub. These are simple easy steps that can be done with a screw driver.

How To : Fix a bathtub drain stopper with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a bathtub drain stopper. Steps: 1. Remove the two screws holding the trip lever plate to the tub wall. Put screws in safe place, so they don’t fall down the drain. 2. Grasp the trip lever plate and carefully pull out t ...more

How To : Fix a bath sink stopper with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a bath sink stopper. Steps: 1 Pull out the old pop-up sink stopper. 2 Use an adjustable wrench to remove the pop-up lever from beneath sink. 3 Loosen the compression nut connecting the trap to the vertical drain pipe. ...more

How To : Remove Drain Stopper to Better Unclog a Bathtub

Sit back grad some popcorn and learn how to remove the drain stopper, or plunger from your bathtub, so that you can replace it, or remove a hair clog. It's pretty easy to do, this video will show step-by-step what you need to do to remove the drain stopper so that you can rep ...more

How To : Fix the A/C drain problem on an '02 Jeep Liberty

Jeeps, for all their rugged charm, are not very well-made cars. They are rife with mechanical issues, and the '02 Jeep Liberty is no different. In this video you'll learn how to fix the A/C draining issues in these cars that leads to the passenger side carpet getting wet.

How To : Fix a washer that won't drain or spin

If you own a top load washer that refuses to drain or spin, you already know you have a problem. Those are two areas that need to be taken care of quickly so that you or your clothes don't suffer. In this quick and easy to follow tutorial, you'll be finding out a couple of wa ...more

How To : Fix a front load washer that won't drain or spin

If you are finding water after the end of a cycle, you may have a problem that needs to be resolved quickly. There are several ways to check what is going on with your machine. This tutorial will cover a few of the troubleshooting tips that you should try out before calling a ...more

How To : Fix a leak from an RV water drain

If you own an RV and are noticing a leak from the area of the RV water drain, you may a problem on your hands. Depending on certain conditions, it might be a bit problem or a little one depending on the exact location. In this tutorial, you'll find out what you can do in orde ...more

How To : Change the fill valve and stop a leaky toilet

We’ve all had the problem of a toilet that just won’t stop running. You can fix this problem yourself with a few tools from the local hardware store. The part that is causing the excess running is an old fill tube and stopper valve. You will want to shut the water off to your ...more

How To : Unclog a sink drain yourself

First of all put a bucket under the trap. Now use your hand to loosen the handle of the PVC type trap. Loosen both the two plastic nuts on the ends. Remove the nuts that are holding to the drain pipe. Now when you remove this trap from the drain pipe a little dirty water comes ...more

How To : Fix a carbon fiber surfboard

Fixing your Aviso Carbon Fiber surfboard is just as easy as fixing your old poly surfboard. You can remove the drain plug. Dry it out completely. There is no foam to rot or wood to break. If fixed properly Aviso surfboards will keep all of there integrity. This addresses a pun ...more

How To : Figure out what's draining your car battery and fix it

Figuring out what was causing your old car battery to drain power was easy, but on modern cars it's more complicated due to their large number of electrical devices. In this video you'll learn how to find out what's draining the battery on your new car and fix it.

How To : Prevent a clogged drain in your home

A clogged drain is easy to fix with the right plumbing fittings. Ask the Builder host, Tim Carter, shares clogged drain tips that make clearing a clogged drain easy. Following Tim's clogged drain tips will prevent future clogged bathtub drains, clogged kitchen drains, clogged ...more

How To : Unclog a sink drain

Do you have a clogged drain? In this DIY tutorial, Karen Schmidt shows you how to fix a clogged vanity sink drain. You'll never have to call a plumber to unclog your pipes again with this how to video.

How To : Unclog your sink easily

This is a do-it-yourself video of how to unclog your sink when it is clogged up. First plug the sink stopper so that no water flows into the drain. Now place a bucket below the U-bend and remove the bend by rotating the coupler. If there is any water in the bend it will fall i ...more

How To : Easily unclog a sink drain

It is apparently all about the "P-Trap". If you have a hard to unclog drain in your sink, watch this tutorial for tips on how to fix it. If your sink is hopelessly stopped up, you will need to remove and adjust the "P-trap". In this video, you will learn exactly what this mean ...more

How To : Fix a sweating toilet tank with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a sweating toilet. Steps: 1. Turn off water and drain the pipes. 2. Cut a tee-fitting into a nearby hot-water water pipe. 3. Dry-assemble the various copper pipes and fittings to the anti-sweat valve. 4. Solder together ...more

How To : Repair common problems with garbage disposals

Harry shows ways to fix common garbage disposal problems. First he shows if it hums use a crowbar to break free what is stuck. If you flip the switch and nothing happens it may be the red reset button on the bottom has popped out. He enplanes it may even be a bad wall switch o ...more

How To : Cook Ramen Noodles & Meat

Fix the 2 packs of Ramen noodles as instructed on the package. You can buy 12 individual packs as they are a few cents cheaper. Some people like to coordinate my noodle flavors with the type of meat they're using. For chicken flavoring, use turkey or chicken. For beef flavorin ...more

How To : Make coconut mead

Prepare the coconuts by drilling a one inch hole in them . Drain out the coconut milk and rinse out the inside of the coconuts with spring water. Add mead and then cork with a rubber stopper and airlock. All that's being done is fermenting the coconuts so the mead can absorb t ...more

News : 27 Cool New Features & Changes in Android 8.0 Oreo

It's official — the newest version of Google's mobile operating system is called Android 8.0 Oreo, and it's in the process of rolling out to many different devices. Oreo has plenty of changes in store, ranging from revamped looks to under-the-hood improvements, so there's tons ...more

How To : Inspect your car alternator and fix it if it's bad

The alternator in your car is a vital part of your electrical system. If your battery is draining quickly or your battery light comes on for no reason, you probably have a bad alternator. Watch this video to learn how to assess problems with the alternator and fix them yourself.

How To : Fix a leaking faucet

In this tutorial, we learn how to fix a leaking faucet. You will need: a utility knife, screwdriver, Allen key, socket wrench, and adjustable wrench. After you have these, turn off the water to your house. Then, cover your drain so you don't have any parts fall down it. After ...more

How To : Fix a leaky, dripping bathroom faucet

DYI-FYI #57 teaches you how to fix a leaky faucet in this video. First, have to distinguish if the water drips from the tap or from the handle. If the water is leaking form the tap you need a new washer; if it drips from the handle you need a new o-ring. First, turn the water ...more

How To : Make a chicken and black bean casserole

News-Star Extra This meal is quick to fix and delicious. First 2 TB. butter in the skillet, melt, add one small sliced onion. Cut ends from onion, cut onion in half, slice and divide into rings. To cout a tomato cut down the center, dice across and than dice across the other w ...more

How To : Add dramatic color to images in Photoshop

Tutvid shows you how to add flare and dramatic color to your raw camera images (usually the format of a DSLR). In a step-by-step guide with narration, Tutvid takes you through the process of using CameraRaw (used as an extension of Photoshop but never really brings it in photo ...more

How To : Deal with cockroaches

These hearty bugs are here simply to elicit screams and revulsion – or so it seems. Apparently they can survive nuclear waste, but that doesn't mean they impossible to get rid of. Deal with them pronto with this video on how to get rid of those pesky bugs. You Will Need: • D ...more

How To : Protect Your Home from Mice for the Winter

Brought to you by Tomcat. Falling snow, warm fireplace, delicious hot cocoa, quiet reading time, mouse. Quick quiz - which one is not like the other? Nothing can ruin a perfectly cozy afternoon in your home like a pest on the loose. With dropping temperatures, you may have so ...more

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