How To Repair A Patch On Metal Roof

How To Repair A Patch On Metal Roof

Here we are, patching a patch that someone else messed up. The best fix for this roof would be a new metal roof. That is what we told the customer. This is a rental property, so they chose to just have us re-patch it. This IS NOT what you should do at home or with … Read more

How To Patch A Metal Roof – Temporarily

How To Patch A Metal Roof - Temporarily

DO NOT do this at home, we are patching another person’s patch job. We had to go get flashing to cover the area where the metal had rusted through. The best way to fix this roof would be a metal roof, but we need to stay within the customers budget. We did the best we … Read more

How Not To Patch A Metal Roof

How Not To Patch A Metal Roof

Phil’s trying to find out how bad the patch job on a metal roof was. We are fixing what someone else did. The trailer is rental property that belongs to the customer. We recommended a new metal roof, but they just want us to patch it and stay within their budget. This is the first … 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

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

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

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

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

How To Protect Plywood Floors DIY

How To Protect Plywood Floors DIY

Phil goes through why you want to paint any plywood to protect the floors from water damage. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Everybody says use plywood instead of particle board00:39 But water can cause problems with plywood too01:18 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil Bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever … Read more

How To Remove a Garden Tub in a Mobile Home

How To Remove A Garden Tub In A Mobile Home

If you ever needed to pull out a garden tub, this is the video for you. Here they are, pulling out a garden tub from the mobile home master bedroom. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:12 Pulling off the trim00:48 All the screws were stripped out01:20 The trim is a quick way for factory to make it look good … Read more

Fiberglass Bathtub Removal – Strange Stuff

Fiberglass Bathtub Removal - Strange Stuff

When we took out the mobile home tub found some strange things that Phil had never seen before. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Strange things under the tubs01:45 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 … Read more

Jacking Up A House – Reinforcing House Beams

Jacking Up A House - Reinforcing House Beams

Phil and company are jacking up the floors in an old house. In this video, we are reinforcing house beams. We already jacked up some of these beams, but they started falling apart. This job between jacking up the house and re-plumbing the complete house took about a week. When reinforcing the beams, you want … Read more

How To Grout A Shower Tile with Drywall Knife

How To Grout A Shower Tile with Drywall Knife

Phil shows you how to grout the American Bath Factory Sistine Stone Alcove Shower Kit. Here we are doing the last step in the tub to shower conversion. Grout and clean up. Phil tells a story about how the videos have helped one woman and why we started the channel. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a … Read more

How To Install Access Panel

How To Install Access Panel

We’re installing a Fluidmaster 14″ x 14″ click fit access panel into the mobile home siding. This will give the customer easy access to the plumbing shut-offs for the shower conversion we installed. All a person needs to do is access this through the outside wall and you can shut the water off. Seems to … Read more

How To Install Glass Shower Door

How To Install Glass Shower Door

Installing the glass shower doors in the Sistine Stone Alcove Shower Kit from American Bath Factory. They show you how to install the glass doors, replace a broken stone in the shower pan. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 We couldn’t take you through the manhandling the panels00:45 How to put the first glass panels … Read more

How To Install Shower Trim Kit – Sistine Stone

How To Install Shower Trim Kit - Sistine Stone

Here we are installing the Moen faucet and the trim for the Sistine stone alcove shower kit. Completing the installation of the shower plate and handle. I went ahead and fast-forwarded as much as I could so you can see everything. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Here the guys are hooking up the Moen … Read more

Jacking Up A House To Level

Jacking A House To Level

Phil is under the house showing you what he needs to do to relevel this house. We pull out our jacks and start lifting. This is part two of a series. I will have the entire project at the end. We use several 20-ton jacks to relevel houses. The beam they start with is weak, … Read more

How To Install Shower Head

How To Install Shower Head

Still working on that Sistine Stone Corner Shower kit. Phil shows you how he installed the shower head and what he did to make it more secure for the customer. Want the drop ear elbow either flush or behind the drywall. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Where we placed the showerhead plumbing00:35 Drop ear … Read more

How To Adjust A Shower Kit For Mobile Home

How To Adjust A Shower Kit For Mobile Home

We are installing a Sistine Shower Kit that’s made for a house into a double-wide mobile home bathroom. To do that, we had to make adjustments to get everything in the way it needs to be. Good thing Phil’s used to figuring stuff out. Just not that good at not using so, so much. We … Read more

Plumbing Basics – Threads

Plumbing Basics - Threads

Phil shows you about pipe threads, joint compound, and why you use galvanized pipes with water. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Pipe Threads00:55 Pipe joint Compound01:40 Galvanized pipe cap and why03:00 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 … Read more

How To Remove A Shower Stall

How To Remove A Shower Stall (1)

We’re removing an old mobile home shower stall. Same bathroom we have installed an American Bath Factory Sistine Stone Corner Shower Kit. We aren’t trying to save any of the material, just get it out. You can see getting the stuck shower head out of the wall how the drywall can break around it when … Read more

How To Move Plumbing In Bathroom for Sistine Shower Kit

How To Move Plumbing In Bathroom for Sistine Shower Kit

We are re-plumbing a mobile home bathroom to install a Sistine Corner shower kit with glass doors. We take you through the steps of rearranging the plumbing from a removing a garden tub to replace it with the shower kit. The kit itself weights over 600 lbs, had to be delivered by a forklift. He’s … Read more

Taking Out A Garden Tub

Taking Out A Garden Tub

We are taking out a garden tub to install a free-standing shower. This first video shows you exactly how to take out a garden tub from a home or mobile home. You have all asked to watch him do all the taking the tub out. This video shows you how, particularly if you’re replacing the … Read more

Complete Mobile Home Bathroom Remodel Pt 1

Complete Mobile Home Bathroom Remodel Pt 1

We completely pull out the old bathroom, the tub, floor, remodel it from the frame up. The bathroom ends up with an antique claw-foot bathtub… In a mobile home. Any time you’re completely replacing your floor, you don’t want to run each layer of the floor the same way. To give the floor strength and … Read more

Roof Leak Repair

Roof Leak Repair

How to repair a roof leak going from shingles to metal roofing. Phil and the guys had to pull off 5 layers of shingles, replace plywood, and put metal onto a roof repair. This area has been leaking water for a while. It took several attempts to find out where the shingles were leaking. The … 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 Remove a Mobile Home Bathtub Faucet

How to Remove a Mobile Home Bathtub Faucet

Phil shows you how to remove a mobile home faucet and shower head. This is a part of a complete renovation and remodel of a mobile home bathroom. We walk you step-by-step through all the various parts and how they work together. He covers how you could change out for a house type faucet; what … Read more

How To Install Plywood Mobile Home Floor Repair

How To Install Plywood Mobile Home Floor Repair

Here’s another section on the mobile home bathroom repair, putting in a cast iron tub. We are laying plywood for the subfloor. This is the first piece. It has several cuts. Around the water pipes and the heating and air vent. Get ready for some tips and tricks to speed you along on your own … Read more

Mobile Home Skirting J Channel Installation

Mobile Home Skirting J-Channel Installation

Metal skirting j-channel you want to start with the tallest corner. Always double check that you are level with the back of where your panels need to be. You want your nails to be about every 3 feet. Cut and set j-channel corner for metal skirting. This is a simple metal skirting job, with few … Read more

Tools For Mobile Home Skirting Installation

Tools For Mobile Home Skirting Installation

Have a skirting job? Need to know what tools you should have? Here you go, Phil lists all the tools he uses during a mobile home metal skirting job. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 What tools you need for skirting job02:13 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil bridges, owner of Straight … Read more

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