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How To : Fix a GE oven that is not going over 100 degrees

If you're experiencing some problems with your GE oven, don't call a service person just yet. Sometimes the fix is so simple that when the homeowners realize it, it may already be too late and they'll need to fork over a ton of money. In this video tutorial, you'll find out h ...more

How To : Install a water heater shut off valve

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an automatic shut off valve for a water heater. Steps: 1 Turn off the water to the water heater. 2 Drain the water heater using an electric pump and garden hose. 3 Shut off the gas, then disconnect the gas line from ...more

How To : Replace a faucet easily

Whether it's broken or just plain ugly, your old faucet can be replaced with a shiny new one in a flash. Learn how to replace a faucet without calling the handyman or the plumber. You Will Need * Tape measure * A new faucet * Safety glasses * A bucket * A crescent or basin w ...more

How To : Fix a wobbly toilet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a wobbly toilet. Steps: 1 Turn off water to toilet by closing shut-off valve. 2 Flush toilet and hold down the lever to empty tank. 3 Sop up remaining water from tank and bowl with sponge or turkey baster. 4 Use adjusta ...more

How To : Fix a running toilet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a running toilet. Steps: 1 Turn off the water at toilet's shut-off valve. 2 Remove the rubber flapper from flush valve inside the tank. 3 Inspect flapper for damage or discoloration. 4 Check location of float on chain; ...more

How To : Install a water purifier onto your faucet

A water purifier is a great way to get pure drinking water, and save money on bottled water all at the same time. Step 1: Turn off the water Turn off the water flow while installing to protect against accidentally spraying yourself. The shut-off valve is typically located und ...more

How To : Install a towel warmer with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a towel warmer. Steps: 1. Drain hot-water heating system; turn off water supply to the old radiator. 2. Use reciprocating saw to cut hot-water supply and return lines from old radiator; remove radiator. 3. Cut open ...more

How To : Replace an old kitchen faucet with a new one

Replacing old kitchen faucets can be a great way to adding a new item that can be used to maximize your cleaning and cooking needs. This video tutorial shows you what it takes to replace an old existing kitchen faucet with a new one. It will also show you how to install shut-o ...more

How To : Repair a kitchen sink sprayer with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to repair a kitchen sink sprayer. Steps: 1. Turn off hot- and cold-water at the shut-off valves under sink. 2. Loosen cap behind faucet’s spout with pliers; protect chrome cap with a rag. 3. Remove cap and stuff the rag into t ...more

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