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

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

How and Why To Do Metal Roof Maintenance

How and Why To Do Metal Roof Maintenance

Back on a roof, Phil shows you all the things you want to check and make sure to clean. Then where you want to seal the roof to prevent metal roof leaks. This metal roof did have some interesting things Phil had never seen done. Not a good sign. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 … 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

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.

Water Damaged Subfloor In Mobile Home – How do I Check it

Start of a bathroom remodel in a mobile home. Once he looked at the bathroom, we knew the subfloor would need replaced. Phil shows you with the level exactly how he can tell the subfloor has gotten wet at some point. Any particle board water damage you can always see where it is because you … Read more

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

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

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 – What You Need to Know Before You Order or Replace It

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

What You Need to Know Before You Order or Replace A Mobile Home Tub: size, choices, and possible adjustments you can make. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with a handyman, repairman00:25 You can order your own mobile home bath tub00:40 First thing you need to know for mobile home bath tub is 52″01:00 Second where’s the drain01:40 … 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

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

Doublewide & Singlewide Inside Door Trim Tips & Tricks

Doublewide & Singlewide Inside Door Trim Tips & Tricks

Your inside doors in a mobile home is closed when you are putting the trim on. You see these problems a lot in mobile home, also doors are frequently placed on the joining of the 2 parts of a doublewide. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with a handyman, repairman00:25 Missing strike for the door00:45 Door is made … 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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