How To Patch Holes In Masonite Siding

How To Patch Holes In Masonite Siding

A way to improve the look and cover over holes in Masonite siding. We’re putting PVC trim to cover the damage. That will prevent the animals from getting in while still staying with in the budget the customer has. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Repair/cover holes on the Masonite siding with PVC trim00:55 Counter … Read more

How To Remove Water Leakage In Air Conditioning

How To Remove Water Leakage In Air Conditioning

Phil shows you what you can do if your window ac is leaking inside and you can’t unclog the drain area. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 What to do if you can’t find the drain hose01:05 New pair of channel locks, and great water drainage02:00 Be an American, not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil … Read more

How To Install Shower Faucet

How To Install Shower Faucet

We’re installing the American Standard Rumson Shower Faucet. This is a vacation home we’ve been repairing from severe water damage. Many times when you’re putting a new shower kit into a trailer, you need to adjust to the tight quarters. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Put male adapters and put pipe dope on them01:25 … Read more

American Standard Rumson Shower Faucet

American Standard Rumson Shower Faucet

Today we’re opening the American Standard Rumson shower faucet find out what we need to install it. Interesting thing about our videos, you tend to get the experienced teacher and young questioner, Clay our son. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Opening the shower faucet02:00 Bathtub neck, we’re not using because it’s a shower02:40 The … Read more

Nextile Shower Wall Set Install

Nextile Shower Wall Set Install

We’re unboxing and then installing the Nextile 4 piece shower wall set. The instructions for side panels get a bit confusing. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Unboxing the shower panel kit01:30 The first tile02:48 The instructions03:34 Pre-drilling holes on the back panel05:00 Screwing in the back panel05:43 What you need to do, not what … Read more

Raised Garden Beds With Corrugated Metal Sides

Raised Garden Beds With Corrugated Metal Sides

Something a little different today. We made these above ground garden beds from metal for roofing; we used rake and corner on the edges. So we make the entire bed out of metal. The beds will be 8’x3’x3′ with a middle divider. You could cut these in half, or just some off of them, but … Read more

Inside Of Electric Water Heater

Inside Of Electric Water Heater

Have you ever wanted to know what’s inside your electric water heater? Well, let Phil show you what all there is. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Ever wanted to know what’s inside your water heater?01:40 Using a hammer to pull the top off02:05 Foam insulation to try keeping the heat in02:17 Now to get … 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

Henshaw Toilet Installation

Henshaw Toilet Installation

Phil unboxes and assembles a Henshaw toilet. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Henshaw toilet unboxing03:50 Ring goes between the tank and the bowel05:05 Bolts into the holes on the bowel07:00 Toilet lid on11:09 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil Bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to know how a … 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

How To Clean Roof Drip Edge

How To Clean Roof Drip Edge

We’re cleaning out the drip edge on a mobile home. Some call this a gutter, but it actually helps to hold the roof to the mobile home. We’re doing it to get ready to seal the roof, but it would be a good idea to either hire someone or clean them yourself about every year. … Read more

Metal Roof Coating

Metal Roof Coating

So what we’re using is this called asphalt, cement for roofs, all weather, roofs, cement. Now it’s getting harder to used to be just it was called tar, but that has changed. And so this this is from Lowe’s is made by blackjack. We want to make sure it’s stiff not something liquid like. I … Read more

Mobile Home Roof Repair On A Budget

Mobile Home Roof Repair On A Budget

Phil shows you how to repair a metal roof that has never been sealed before. The steps we take. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Repairing a metal roof that has never been sealed00:19 Roof has changed to rust00:45 We’re going to do something on a budget, will last couple years01:10 A patch that somebody made01:30 Using tar and elasto … Read more

Ryobi One Circular Saw

Ryobi One Circular Saw

New Ryobi One circular saw. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Unboxing Ryobi One Circular Saw03:57 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 show you how I solve problems. Let’s make things better … Read more

Checking And Replacing An Electric Water Heater

Checking And Replacing An Electric Water Heater

Phil shows you how to check and then replace an electric water heater. This is in a mobile home, but the steps should be the same for any electric water heater. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Testing the water heater04:29 Have the new water heater05:54 Taking out the old heater12:00 Getting the new one … Read more

Folding Razor Knife

Folding Razor Knife

Here’s a tool you will need on just about every job. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Folding razor knife01:23 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 show you how I solve problems. … 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

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

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

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

Tub Drain Wrench

Tub Drain Wrench

Here’s a tool that makes removing a tub drain much easier a plumber’s dumbbell. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Plumbing dumbbell01:10 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 you how … Read more

Marlette Tilt Out Mobile Homes

Marlette Tilt Out Mobile Homes

Working on this Marlette mobile home and thought we’d walk you through to see the differences. Phil has worked on mobile homes for all these years and this is the first one he’s seen. The Marlette has a tilt out instead of a slide out. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Marlette Tilt Out Mobile … 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.

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