Why You Need Deck Maintenance

Why You Need Deck Maintenance

This is an example of what happens if you don’t maintain your deck. It needs some repair ta-da.

Damage From A Leaking Bathtub Faucet

Damage From A Leaking Bathtub Faucet

You always want to make sure your mobile home bath tub faucet is sealed. Here’s an example of what can happen. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Damage from leaking faucet00:55 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? … Read more

Mobile Home Skirting Ideas

Mobile Home Skirting Ideas

Not only can metal skirting make your mobile home warmer, it can also be used as an accent. Here’s an idea of what you can do with a mobile home skirting job to improve the looks of your home. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 How much metal skirting can improve the looks of your … Read more

How to Remove Water Damaged Subfloor Bathroom

How to Remove Water Damaged Subfloor Bathroom

The guys are removing a water damaged mobile home bathroom floor in this video. It’s always surprising how much rotted wood can be under what looks like a safe floor. We will be completely remodeling the mobile home bathroom. You can follow along with the entire job here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGWjbVLzVnjsIaBerwfhywO_X52oR2DtW Phil has several tips and tricks … Read more

How To Fix A Loose Shower Head In Mobile Home

How To Fix A Loose Shower Head In Mobile Home

Ever wondered why your mobile home shower is hanging down? It may not be your plumbing. Could just be you hung stuff on the shower and now the drywall has busted out. We’ve all been there. Let Phil walk you through how you can fix that shower, and make your mobile home just a little … Read more

How To Remove A Mobile Home Bathtub

How To Remove A Mobile Home Bathtub

Phil continues with the mobile home bathroom that we plan to put a cast-iron tub into. We’re pulling out the bathtub. He explains what you would do if you needed to save the tub. If you’re replacing the floors, but the bathtub is fine. He just pulls it out. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 … Read more

Utility Knife Milwaukee Review – Milwaukee Fold out razor knife

Utility Knife Milwaukee Review - Milwaukee Fold out razor knife

Why you might want to buy a Milwaukee Utility Knife ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with a handyman00:25 Milwaukee Fold-Out Razor knife00:35 Features-button, clip, flip out00:58 Wouldn’t use it for drywall and why01:19 What you want for drywall01:36 What the Milwaukee Razor Knife is good for01:53 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil bridges, owner … Read more

Unboxing Pendant 54 Mobile Home Bathtubs

Unboxing Pendant 54 Mobile Home Bathtubs

Putting a new Pendant 54″ Mobile home steel bathtub. This is a right-hand drain. We need to change from a center drain to the right-hand drain. Walk though unboxing the bathtub, what you need to measure to place your drain. We cut the hole in the floor. Not sure what happened with the rest of … Read more

How To Estimate Drywall Mud Needed For Finishing

How To Estimate Drywall Mud Needed For Finishing

Quick and easy way to figure how much mud you will need to finish. You just divide up the drywall sheets you need and there you go.

If You Need to Keep Your Mobile Home Tub

If You Need to Keep Your Mobile Home Tub

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 you how I solve problems. Let’s make things better together. So when you’re coming to a tub like this has these pieces that go over the top of the edge … Read more

How To Estimate Drywall Mud For Texture

How To Estimate Drywall Mud For Texture

Once you know how many drywall sheets you’ll need to complete the room or house, it’s easy to estimate the mud for texture. You’ll need at least 1 bucket of mud for every 10 sheets of drywall. So, you want to buy double that if you are both finishing and doing the texture.

How Many Drywall Sheets Do I Need

How Many Drywall Sheets Do I Need

Quick walk through of how to decide exactly how many drywall sheets you need, along with extra to make sure you can finish the job. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 When you’re trying to figure out a house00:45 Take your square footage. This house is 4400×3=13,200 square foot.01:10 Sheets 4×8=32 and 4×12=4801:20 Divide first … Read more

Mobile Home Metal Skirting – How To Cut Around the Mobile Home Tongue

Mobile Home Metal Skirting - How To Cut Around the Mobile Home Tongue

Tough cuts, in this video we show you how to cut around the tongue of a mobile home. He covers why the metal panels have 2 different cuts on the end. We try to cover all the various things you could run into when installing your mobile home, home, or general metal skirting. I could … Read more

How to Cut A Corner for Metal Skirting From Metal Panel

How to Cut A Corner for Metal Skirting From Metal Panel

If you or the customer is on a budget, you may need to cut a corner with your metal instead of using rake and corner trim. This video walks you through step-by-step how to cut a corner with metal skirting panels. Once you put the top-front trim it will look good. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with … Read more

How to Make Metal Skirting Access Panel Mobile Home

How to create an access panel in metal skirting

Phil shows you how to create a metal skirting access panel. You never know when you need easy access to the water. Then he shows more on installing top-front trim for metal skirting. For all of you who are wondering if you can do this, hang around to the end. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a … Read more

How to Install J-channel For Metal Skirting on Mobile Home

How to Install J-Channel for Mobile Home Skirting

Installing metal skirting, we had to clean up the block they tried in place of metal skirting on the mobile home. The vinyl skirting had broken down. They put blocks in place. This video shows how to install the j-channel for your metal skirting. You also see some of the interesting things you can run … Read more

How to Fasten Metal Ductwork Under A Mobile Home

How to Fasten Metal Ductwork Under A Mobile Home

The guys are re-securing ductwork in the underbelly of a mobile home. Metal skirting was open so animals could reach and dig into the insulation. The weight of animals has pulled down the ductwork. Phil takes a metal strap to strap the ductwork to the floor joists. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Need to … Read more

Mobile Home Subfloor – Water Damage Repair

Mobile Home Subfloor - Water Damage Repair

Repairing a mobile home subfloor. Water damage from the Masonite wicking back. The floor joists needed to be reinforced with 2bys. The floor joists were in terrible shape, but adding 2bys will give strength and reinforce the subfloor and repair the floor joists. This job is on a mobile home, but the process would be … Read more

Mobile Home Skirting – Tips and Tricks for Trim

There are little tips and tricks to make your metal skirting look better. When doing trim, you want to watch your lap over. We run through how to do corner for your mobile home metal skirting. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with a handyman, repairman00:25 You can watch the cuts on the other videos in description01:10 Want … Read more

How to Improvise With A Mobile Home Bathroom Tub Surround

When you use tile for a tub surround in a renovation, you may need to improvise. Especially when the floor isn’t level in a mobile home. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Problems with tile tub surround-mobile home01:17 Be an American not American’t

What You Can Do With a Mobile Home Bathroom

What You Can Do With a Mobile Home Bathroom

Walk through the end of a mobile home bathroom revamp. It’s amazing what you can accomplish with your mobile home. You can do the same repairs in and home. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Mobile home bathroom remodel00:35 54″ Cast Iron claw-foot tub00:45 Created iron shower curtain rod00:55 What you can do with a … Read more

Why Your Mobile Home Door Might Be Leaking

Why Your Mobile Home Door Might Be Leaking

Why Your Mobile Home Door Might Be Leaking. The thin gutter you see at the top of your mobile home isn’t actually a gutter. Mobile homes are put out as fast as possible. That gutter is holding your roof on. If you take that off, it will look like the door or windows are leaking, … Read more

Mobile Home Exterior Door – What to Know Before You Order or Replace It

Mobile Home Exterior Door - What You Need to Know Before You Order or Replace It

When you go to order a mobile home exterior door, there are things you need to watch for. You can use a home type door. Phil explains the things to check, and how to make sure you have the correct door to replace your mobile home exteior door with no problems. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with … Read more

Mobile Home Flooring – Things to Watch Partial Board Problems

Mobile Home Flooring - Things to Watch Partial Board Problems

If you have a leak in your mobile home, there are several things you need to watch for. Phil goes through each thing to watch for and ways to improve them. Particle board is more common in mobile homes, but you can have them in houses too. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with a handyman, repairman00:25 What … Read more

Mobile Home Tub Replacement – What You Need to Know Before You Order

Mobile Home Tub Replacement - What You Need to Know Before You Order

Updated 2-3-22 Ordering a mobile home bathtub, there are some things you have to know before ordering the tub. And you can use house type tub surround, even a house type tub. You just have to do some additional work to install it. When it comes to where the drain is, you can change that. … Read more

Should You Wrap Ductwork with Insulation in a Mobile Home

Should You Wrap Ductwork With Insulation In A Mobile Home

Should you wrap ductwork with Insulation In a mobile home? Phil goes through some of the reasons you may not want to insulate the ductwork. How that could help the plumbing and supply lines over the winter. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Should you wrap ductwork with insulation in a mobile home?00:54 All the … Read more

Why You Never Try To Catch A Drywall Finishing Knife

Why You Never Try To Catch Finishing Knife

Why you never try to catch a drywall finishing knife. In drywall the finishing knives are sharp enough to slice you to the bone. Never try catching them, just let em drop. You need your hands and arms in one piece. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Never try catching your knife01:23 Be an American … Read more

Step by Step Adjusting A Door Jamb & Installing A Door End

Step-by-Step Adjusting A Door Jam & Installing A Door End

Step by step how to adjust a door jamb and install a new door. The third part in a series the guys walk you through how to adjust a door jamb that’s out of level. It can take trial and error, but you can get there. ⏱️⏱️Chapters00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Measured door jamb … Read more

What’s Leaking How to Replace Toilet Tank Gasket & Bolts

What's Leaking How to Replace Toilet Tank Gasket & Bolts

How to replace toilet tank gasket & bolts with a repair kit. How can you tell what part of the toilet is leaking? Well, if the water is running in the bowel, you have the flap or the fill valve. If a toilet is leaking around the bolts, you can feel under there and should … Read more

Why is the Toilet Running and How to Fix The Fill Valve

Why is the Toilet Running and How to Fix The Fill Valve

Why is the toilet leaking? There are two things that it could be. This one is the fill valve. Easy fix to save a massive amount of money on your water bill. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Two things that can make toilet run all the time00:40 Fill valve runs until over flows00:52 Can … Read more

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