Remember when I said… Practice, Practice, Practice… that is what this series is about.
It occurred to me, if you are a novice at doing your own home repairs, I may have made posts that could be a little confusing. Fear not, we are going to get you a bit more comfortable. In this series of posts, I will talk about things you can do to be better prepared, find where things are located, understand how they work, and when you should call a service professional. Consider these practice exercises for the real event.
Caution: Do not perform any of these exercises topless! Your neighbors might be watching.
Most things have an on/off switch, well except for husbands, babies and barking dogs. The getting comfortable – shut it off practice tasks will get you comfortable with finding and turning off the supplies for electric and plumbing. Plumbing 101:... Continue reading →
In my last post you were tasked with finding the water source to your home. How did you do? Did you find it? Good… lets move on to turning off the water. If you can turn off a faucet, you... Continue reading →
In the previous posts for this series we located the source of our water supply and learned how to turn it off if it was a municipal supply. But what if your water comes from a well? They look... Continue reading →
First things first, I would like to give a shout out to my brother-in-law John, who is helping me with my header image, and his lovely wife Susy, who has been diligently sharing my blog! John has a company called... Continue reading →