Fixing Plumbing Fails #Shorts

Fixing Plumbing Fails #Shorts

What a mess. This is too high. That’s why they built this weird looking platform up to… So, they didn’t have to mess with the plumbing. But it also meant the water heater had to go way up. Difficult to deal with, but what I’m going to have to do is take all this out. … Read more

Incubator For Chicken Eggs Automatic Egg Turner Controls

Incubator For Chicken Eggs Automatic Egg Turner Controls

Continuing the cabinet incubator build, we are putting the shield for the controls and attaching the controls to the side of the old refrigerator. Phil used an old sheet of metal for it. Here’s a link to the motor on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3KsbNCY ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:22 We left room to install the egg turner controls00:45 How the … Read more

Martyr For the Chicken Cause #Shorts

Martyr For the Chicken Cause #Shorts

The Fridge is a martyr to the chicken cause. It will be a huge chicken egg incubator. “Like the metal and the fridge.” Fridge is a non-working fridge actually is a low charge but it is a martyr for the cause. “It’s a good cause.” 🙏 Subscribe, 👍, it helps a lot!!➤❓/ 💬: ask@straightarrowrepair.com➤ Follow … Read more

Outtakes Noise On a Country Road #Shorts

Outtakes Noise On a Country Road #Shorts

Always, nice when you try recording and someone needs to run his LOUD car down the road. Right next to where you’re filming. “Nice.” Well, he’s got a good car. if it’s supposed to be loud. I don’t know if it makes it go faster. But it’s loud and backfires automatically usually means it’s not … Read more

Incubator For Chicken Eggs Installing Controls and Fans

Incubator For Chicken Eggs Installing Controls and Fans

Continuing the cabinet incubator build, we are putting the shield for the controls and attaching the controls to the side of the old refrigerator. Phil used an old sheet of metal for it. 00:00 Intro00:22 Cutting the metal for the controls to attach to01:05 Busy road, sorry02:10 Screw gun to attach the plate02:20 Using things … Read more

Disconnect A Gas Water Heater

Disconnect A Gas Water Heater

Phil is disconnecting and pulling out a gas water heater. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Unhooking the water heater00:45 Had to pull the pressure relief valve to drain it00:55 Sometimes you end up having to replace the valve01:20 Why you don’t want to make the connection so tight01:30 Things not to do with a … Read more

Mobile Home Ductwork Troubleshooting

Mobile Home Ductwork Troubleshooting

Phil shows you a quick and easy way to check your ductwork for blockages and holes. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Trick to check ductwork in mobile home01:00 Put light on one end01:28 Just using a cheap mirror from Dollar Tree01:45 Adjusting the mirror so he can look through the ductwork02:10 No holes, only … Read more

Plug In Electric Tester #shorts

Short Tips and tricks By Straight Arrow Repair

We ah, tore down a wall, and the wiring has got to be figured out. It actually is hot. I have this plug in tester which I think is one of the most comprehensive tools that you can have, particularly the individual. Who doesn’t have a lot of experience. Tells you a lot of different … Read more

Kobalt Pipe Cutter Review

Kobalt Pipe Cutter Review

Phil is using the Kobalt pipe cutters to cut pex pipes. He’s impressed with them. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Kobalt Pex Review01:04 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

How To Tar & Seal Metal Roof

How To Tar & Seal Metal Roof

Normally, we would recommend you put a new roof on instead of doing this. But the owners of this rental property don’t want to spend that much. We are cleaning up, then tarring, and then applying an elastomeric coating to the roof. This should hold for a few years. It needs to be checked and … Read more

Matching Axles For 2003 Ford F150

Matching Axles For 2003 Ford F150

We needed to replace our 2003 Ford F150 axel… Again. Phil walks you through all the things you have to decide on and compare. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Went to AutoZone looking for the axel00:45 For this truck there are 12 different versions of axel01:35 Tag number for that axel02:00 Gentleman who restores … 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

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

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.

Linux Tool To Cut Copper Pipe

Linux Tool To Cut Copper Pipe

Phil shows three ways to cut copper pipe: with sawzall-DON’t, a shorty pipe cutter, or a Linux cutter. The Linux is much faster and easier. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Why you don’t want to cut copper pipe with a hacksaw or sawzall01:10 Leaves a really rough, uneven edge on the pipe01:20 Normally you … Read more

Mobile Home Bathtub Plumbing

Mobile Home Bathtub Plumbing

A quick trip through the bathtub plumbing it the mobile home bathroom we are completely remodeling. The joys of a dying phone. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Quick run through the new plumbing for the bathtub01:16 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to … Read more

How To Change An Alternator On A 2003 Ford F150

How To Change An Alternator On A 2003 Ford F150

Phil and Clay work to change the alternator in our 2003 Ford F150 in 16 degree weather. It’s so cold the camera keeps dying. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Changing a Ford F150 Alternator in 16 degree weather01:12 Make sure to prop up the hood01:29 Alternator is right on top01:40 Locate the tensioner02:06 Disconnecting … Read more

How Much Should I Pay For Drywall Installation – Why you Don’t want to pay less

How Much Should I Pay For Drywall Installation - Why you Don't want to pay less

The house they are estimating and talking about is 44,000 square foot house. They talk about how the companies that estimate will cost more because they have to make their profit. Then give you several reasons why you DON’T want to cheap out on your drywall. The house this was done in, they were going … 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.

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.

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

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

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

How to Square Up the Bottom of A Doorway in an Exterior Door

How to Square Up the Bottom of A Doorway

If your doorway isn’t square, you can always take a 2×4 and create angles to square it up. Phil walks you through this step-by-step. 00:00 Follow Along with a handyman, repairman00:25 Want to measure then cut an angled 2×400:50 Line them up and screw them down01:15 Longer screws an long side an shorter at the … Read more

Putting a House Type Door in A Doublewide or Singlewide Trailer

House-Type Door

No matter what you have heard you can put a beautiful house type door on a single or doublewide trailer. Here’s a look at what you can accomplish. 00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 You can have a regular house door in a mobile home01:10 Check out how nice the house door looks01:46 Be an … Read more

Using Recycled Materials to build an Above Ground Pool Deck

Above Ground Pool Deck

Amazing what you can create with recycled materials and skill. I asked Phil to make me an above ground pool deck after seeing several around the area. Timestamps:00:00 Why the deck00:10 Intro-want to learn what a repairman does00:36 Why an deck and recycled materials01:00 Pictures of the deck during and after01:40 Walk through of the … Read more

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