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DIY: Replacing a Toilet Fill Valve

What should you do if your toilet stops filling up? First, take the back off. Make sure the fill valve isn’t stuck closed (push down on the arm, water should flow). If not, you may need to replace the fill … Continue reading

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Roofing: Installing Certainteed Flintastic Roof Cap

Previous Post: Installing the Underlayment Here’s the finished product. The Certainteed Flintastic roof cap looks great! Very easy to apply. I just cut the strips on the deck, then carried each one up to the roof. The peel and stick … Continue reading

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Roofing: Sheathing a Roof

Previous Post: Removing Old Asphalt Shingles Following up on my last DIY story, I just finished replacing the rotten old sheathing with new plywood. It’s currently tarped and we are expecting rain in Vancouver. I found a supplier, The Roofing … Continue reading

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Fixing a Short in the Wiring

One of the electrical circuits in the house stopped working, plunging half of one bedroom and all of another into darkness. I finally decided that, one way or another, I was going to fix it. Here’s what I did: First, … Continue reading

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