How Should the Flapper Be Installed in the Bathroom Fan?

Answer According to Tim Carter of Ask the Builder, the factory vent flaps on most bathrooms fans do not create a tight enough seal. This allows hot and cold air to leak through, raising your heating and c... Read More »

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Every time I flush my toilet it flushes 3 times before the flapper will seat why is this and can it be corrected I have adjusted the chain from the handle to the flapper to all different lengths?

You may need a new flapper. Go easy on the chlorine whitener in the tank.

Overpriced Contractor-vey: I need an estimate, i have a 7x5 bathroom that needs ceramic tile floors installed?

there are web sites designed to give rough estimates of the work you're having done. pretend you're a contractor and find one. you can even select types of tile being installed and whatnot. lo... Read More »

Do you need an air vent installed for the dishwasher and garbage disposal and if so can it be installed another way if needed?

Answer Your kitchen sink should already be vented if there is a p-trap draining to the wall. if it is an s-trap it is not vented and not to present code requirements. The dishwasher drain goes int... Read More »

Should a skylight be installed before a new roof is installed?

Put in a skylight before installing a new roof. Installing a skylight after putting a new roof on a home can result in construction waste, additional work and leaks around the skylight.Source:Skyli... Read More »