Removing An Electric Water Heater

Removing An Electric Water Heater

We’re taking out a water heater and installing the new one. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Need to shut off the breaker box01:20 Putting hoses on the water heater02:36 Back inside removing the water heater. How to drain the heater03:10 Disconnecting from everything06:00 Always check the breaker, better than getting shocked07:08 Will the new … Read more

Checking For A Roof Leak

Checking For A Roof Leak

Phil’s showing the roof leak we are fixing on a mobile home. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Checking the inside of a mobile home roof01:14 Be an American not American’t Hi, I’m Phil Bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to know how a repairman fixes things? Well come with me, and I’ll … Read more

Installing An Electric Water Heater

Installing An Electric Water Heater

Here we are installing the water heater we check in another video. This is part 2 in this series. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Getting the new water heater ready to put in01:04 Wresting the water heater into the closet03:18 And it’s in.03:28 Attaching the water lines.05:10 Pressure Relief valve05:33 Electrical install06:14 Breaker panel07:11 … Read more

How To Check An Electric Water Heater

How To Check An Electric Water Heater

Phil runs through the steps of checking an electric water heater to see if it’s working. We were called out because there’s no hot water. There will be other videos showing how he replaces the water heater. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Checking an electric water heater that has no hot water00:45 Not a … Read more

Shower Kit Replacement

Shower Kit Replacement

We’re putting the Next Tile Professional 4 Piece Shower Set. This is the same job where the toilet lines busted and flooded the mobile home. We pull out the shower kit and walk you through the instructions. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Unboxing the shower panel kit01:30 The first tile02:48 The instructions03:33 Be an … Read more

Shower Base Installation On Wood

Shower Base Installation On Wood

We’re installing an Allen and Roth acrylic shower base 60×30″ into the mobile home that we just replaced the flooring in. This is part 2 of that mobile home bathroom repair and remodel. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:20 Unboxing the shower base00:30 Showing the instructions00:40 Need to take off the blue plastic00:50 You’ll be … Read more

Water Level

Water Level #shorts

Hey, guys. This is a, what I have made is a water level. It’s made from PVC adapter and then a test plug to keep it solid bottom, and then a barbed fitting coming out of here and then silicone here. And then with 50 foot of, of the three eighths line. Then I put … Read more

Water Damaged Floor Repair

Water Damaged Floor Repair

This job, the toilet supply lines exploded and ran water all through the trailer home. We are replacing most of the floors and renovating the bathroom. In this video, the guys are pulling the floor out and getting the plywood installed. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Run through what the job will be00:57 Two … Read more

Using Pergo Flooring for Releveling

Using Pergo Flooring for Releveling #shorts

Using flooring to Relevel a trailer. Hey, as opposed to using sometimes wedges, oak wedges and things that might compress. I did find that this old pogo snap together floor, this stuff does not and I repeat, does not crush much at all. It’s already compressed as hard as it can be. So a lot … Read more

Swenson Shear for Cutting Roofing Metal

Swenson Shear for Cutting Roofing Metal

Hi guys. This is another tool I don’t use very often, but it’s called a Swenson shear, s-w-e-n-s-o-n shear And you can change the profiles to the metal that you’re cutting with this. This is used for cutting metal, metal roofing, metal siding for commercial metal building It’s not something that most people can afford … Read more

Rain or Shine Plumbing – Wet or Dry PVC Glue

Rain or Shine Plumbing - Wet or Dry PVC Glue

Hey, guys. This is a chemical we use a lot for PVC. It’s called rain or shine because you can put it in wet situation and you can put it on. It’s it’s done in blue. So, you know that blue have been used, but like a lot of times sewer lines are running water … Read more

Quick Run Through Curved Metal Roof

Quick Run Through Curved Metal Roof #shorts

This is the fastest run through on a metal roof. I never would have thought the guys could hit everything needed, but they DID! So you can do a metal roof on a rounded roof mobile home. Let me show you how. You’re going to use one by fours that are sixteen foot long. You … Read more

Quercetin & Bromelain #shorts

Quercetin & Bromelain #shorts

Hello guys, just wanted to let you know one more thing that I will be taken if I get the coronavirus and that is some stuff called Quererain and there’s some other derivatives that do the same. This is a vitamin. It tells you on the back not to use when you’re pregnant. Obviously, I’m … Read more

Oak Wedges for Releveling #shorts

Oak Wedges for Releveling #shorts

Hey, guys, I’m getting ready to go under house and or other buildings and use wedges to get that final little bit of adjustment. The difference between the wedges I use and most wedges is these are made up oak so that whenever the weight gets on it, it doesn’t crush I don’t lose what … Read more

Non-Contact AC Voltage Tester

Non-Contact AC Tester

Non-contact AC Voltage tester. This is a real handy little tool that I use when I can find it. Don’t get lost or taken for somebody else’s convenience. This is what I call a voltage tick, but at Harbor Freight, which is a number of other places you can get at. Pretty much a lot … Read more

Magnetic Light

Magnetic Light

One more time into the breach. We’re fixing to go underneath a house. And also when we go in the attic, we have need for lights. This is a particular light that’s great for going underneath a mobile home, jacking it up. And or working on plumbing because it has a magnet right here. And … Read more

Unusual Breaker Problems Electrical

Unusual Breaker Problems Electrical

Unusual problems you can run into with breakers. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Breaker still not working00:53 Try pulling the breaker completely out01:26 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil Bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to know how a repairman fixes things? Well come with me, and I’ll show … Read more

Inexpensive Headlamps #shorts

Inexpensive Headlight

Inexpensive Headlights Because I’m getting ready to go into underneath a house. It’s gonna be a lot of darkness. This is a very inexpensive headlamp. I buy them, almost lose them constantly because they get misplaced. But there are only 3.99 at Harbour Freight, and it really does a pretty good job and doesn’t use … Read more

Get Rid Of Bad Smells In House – OdoBan

Get Rid Of Bad Smells In House - OdoBan

Just a little tip on how to combat nasty smells. We have been cleaning up a lot of nasty trailers and this product works every time. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Cleaning up nasty trailers from renters00:49 OdoBan great product01:28 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil Bridges, owner of Straight Arrow … Read more

Electrical 101 Basics – What Not to Do

Electrical 101 Basics - What Not to Do

Do not try to tie an outside light like this ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Not the best way to hook up an outside light00:55 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil Bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to know how a repairman fixes things? Well come with me, and … Read more

Oxiclean To Clean Deck without pressure washer

Oxiclean To Clean Deck without pressure washer

Oxiclean a deck, no need for pressure washing. Three, two, one. If you are look, down to yellow, and he’s still working on the handle, cleaning it all off. And then the deck. Everything’s turning yellow on the original pressure treatment was. And we’re going to try this thing called deck correct, which this is … Read more

Railing Repair

Railing Repair

Someone backed into a clinic wrought iron handrail. We are fixing that so they can have it back. The parts had to be special ordered, and this is an expensive repair. Lots of traffic noises, not much we can do about that. Pretty much at the mercy of location. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 What it looks like after00:10 … Read more

Wrought-Iron Railing Install – Decorative Trim

Wrought-Iron-Railing-Install-Decorative-Trim

The guys are completing the handrail. We had to improvise for caps on the lower rail. Turns out pretty good. This is part 3 of 3. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Putting the decorative pieces back on the railing01:43 Marking for each piece02:15 And how many times do you need to count? As many … Read more

Wrought-Iron Railing Install

Wrought Iron Railing Install

Phil and the guys are replacing the wrought-iron railing. They drill and install the railings. This is part 2 of a 3 part series. 00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Installing the new railing posts02:08 Cutting the extra height04:00 Mark for the railings06:10 Deciding if it will look better with shorter railings, they decide not … Read more

Removing Damaged Wrought-Iron Railing

Removing Damaged Wrought Iron Railing

Phil and the guys are removing and then replacing a wrought-iron railing that was damaged by someone backing into in. This is part one of a 3 part series. In this video, we walk you through removing the railing. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Someone backed into the railing00:55 Want to be careful not … Read more

Carpet Installation Tips And Tricks – Don’t Do This

Carpet Installation Tips And Tricks - Don't Do This

Phil shows you what not to do when stretching or installing carpet. Even on a budget job. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Don’t do this when you stretch carpet01:04 Be an American not an American’t Transcript:Hi, I’m Phil Bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to know how a repairman fixes things? Well … Read more

Internet Troll – What we think

Internet Troll - What we think

It’s amazing how people with nothing to lose take the time and effort to make comments on those of us who put ourselves out there. We would rather be helping than hurting. Another case of you have creators and consumers. Who do you want to be? ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Always consider the … Read more

Why Connect Your Deck To Mobile Home

Why Connect Your Deck To Mobile Home

Phil walks you through why you should always connect a deck to the mobile home. Between wind, weather, water damage, if you don’t connect the deck, you end up with a wobbly deck and major damage to that deck. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:12 Why we hook the deck to the mobile home00:38 Some cities have ordinances about … Read more

How to Measure for Mobile Home Crossover Duct

How to Measure for Mobile Home Crossover Duct

Phil shows you exactly how to measure the cross over ductwork for your double-wide mobile home. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:12 Showing Crossover duct work, want to use wrapped metal to prevent rusting out01:13 Has 2 crossover01:53 How to measure for duct you need Transcript:Okay. Just for your reference, if ever you’re getting ready to work on your … Read more

Releveling Mobile Home 2020

Releveling Mobile Home 2020

Phil walks you through another mobile home relevel. Links to how to make a water level: ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 We’ll bring you along for as long as our battery holds up00:13 Looking at the re-level trailer01:15 Jacks we carry in the trailer01:45 Need to get dressed and set up the water level02:16 What was most alarming to … Read more

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