There shouldn’t be any movement in the shower arm, only in the showerhead. It may be that the riser wasn’t strapped to the wall, or it may be that you need to reinstall the shower arm.
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An essential tool for testing light switches is a continuity tester. You also can use a multimeter by turning the dial to read “continuity.”
Many people have drain pans installed under their water heaters or washing machines, but many of those pans are not connected to a drainpipe. With that setup, all you are doing is delaying the inevitable flood by about two minutes.
Outlets are installed at a height that, unfortunately, lures curious kids. To childproof the outlet, you can buy plastic plugs that push into the outlet just as you would plug in a lamp.
Quikrete makes an anchoring cement that will reach a pull-out strength of more than 12,000 psi after only 24 hours.
There are a couple of problems with touching up paint: One is the color and the other is the sheen.
If you like cleaning your oven, then you’re going to love cleaning the barbecue. The igniter should be checked and the burners need to be cleaned out because, over time, sauces and food have dripped onto the ports where the propane should be flowing out.