When Working For Women

When Working For Women

When working for women, I do what they say. I will suggest, discuss, and tell them what I think. But the customer is the boss. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Needs support in the middle, but we do what the customer wants00:40 Working for women I do what they say01:05 End of the project. … Read more

Mobile Home Kitchen Remodel Update 8-3-2022

Mobile Home Kitchen Remodel Update 8-3-2022

Quick update to the kitchen remodel, whole trailer home remodel we are doing right now. Phil just did a walkthrough of everything they’ve done. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Mobile Home Remodel update00:45 Still need to paint the cabinets01:00 Repairs the Devil is in the details01:30 Focused on getting the plumbing done02:20 Be an … Read more

Installing Can Lights In Existing Ceiling In A Mobile Home

Installing Can Lights In Existing Ceiling In A Mobile Home

Phil is installing can lights in a mobile home ceiling. He’s going to show a little trick you can do even when you don’t have a lot of room. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Little trick for installing can lights01:10 Over bend the springs or flip them02:20 What you do with the connection02:55 All … Read more

Subfloor – Across the Joists #Shorts

Subfloor - Across the Joists

When doing subfloor, you always want your plywood to go across the floor joists, not with them. If you go with them, you will end up with humps and dips in the floor. Transcript:So, we’re going to go across the floor, for the strength. Across the floor joist, not with it. Across, if you go … 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

Mobile Home Water Damaged Exterior Door

Mobile Home Water Damaged Exterior Door

We are replacing an exterior door that has water damage. The door itself was replaced but it still leaked. They tried reinforcing it, but didn’t fix the core problem, a roof leak. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 We are working on an exterior door01:15 Sealed the door all around01:30 Had to shim out the … Read more

Sealing Metal Roof Tips And Tricks

Sealing Metal Roof Tips And Tricks

Here are a few tips and tricks for sealing your metal roof. They are putting tar on and elastomeric coating. Simple trick to save money when you’re doing your tar. Use a brush by hand to coat the tar with elastomeric coating, keeps you from being sloppy with it. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 … Read more

Deck Correct Reviews

Deck Correct Reviews

Is deck correct worth the cost? The guys are using it on an older deck that they were refreshing. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Deck correct, is it worth the money?00:53 Applying the deck correct01:42 Seems to work pretty good02:59 Be an American, not an American’t 🙏 Subscribe, 👍, it helps a lot!!➤❓/ 💬: … Read more

How To Find A Water Leak In A Mobile Home

How To Find A Water Leak In A Mobile Home

The guys take you along to find multiple water leaks in a mobile home we are repairing. The owner plans to flip the property. In most mobile homes that have an intact underpinning, you will see them pulling down. The water gathers at the lowest area. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Looking for the … Read more

Mobile Home Anchors – Tighten Up

Mobile Home Anchors - Tighten Up

Phil shows exactly how you can tighten up anchors and straps on your mobile home. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Once level, we need to tighten the anchor and strap up01:00 You’ll hammer the bolt over into the square hole01:45 Easier said than done03:40 You want the straps and anchors to be tight04:22 Be … Read more

Foundation Piers – Check for a Broken Block

Foundation Piers - Check for a Broken Block

Any time you hear this noise when jacking up a house or mobile home, check your blocks to make sure they haven’t broken. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 If you hear this check your blocks01:10 Be an American, not an American’t 🙏 Subscribe, 👍, it helps a lot!!➤❓/ 💬: ask@straightarrowrepair.com➤ Follow https://straightarrowrepair.com/pipf ➤➤I get … Read more

How to Loosen Mobile Home Anchors

How to Loosen Mobile Home Anchors

Phil shows you how to loosen up the anchor straps on a mobile home. 00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Need to loosen up the earth anchors and straps00:40 Want to loosen the nut00:50 Want to take the nut all the way to the end so you can hit it and drive it back over01:05 … Read more

Pex Vs Quest

Pex Vs Quest

Phil is showing the difference between quest and pex pipes. We tend to use pex only when doing repairs. Quest is still good. You wouldn’t want to throw everything away and start over. We prefer pex, but quest can and will do the job. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Quest vs Pex00:37 Was a … Read more

Mobile Home Leveling June 2022

Mobile Home Leveling June 2022

The guys are releveling a mobile home that was never set to level. The way he can tell that is the straps are still there and tight. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Under a mobile home checking it with a water level01:04 The anchor and straps are still attached, so always out of level01:49 … Read more

Mobile Home Shower Faucet

Mobile Home Shower Faucet

While pulling out a shower Phil goes through what’s different in a mobile home vs a house type shower head. When you pull a stand-in shower out of a mobile home, it’s the same as you tub and tub surround. Just need to take out the screws. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Taking out … 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 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

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

Mobile Home Ceiling Water Damage

Mobile Home Ceiling Water Damage

We’ve been called out to clean up a rental property and repair all the water damage from the ceiling and various other leaks throughout the trailer. It’s a bit of a mess. We have seen worse. This is a good example of what unattended water damage can cause. This is also after we have hauled … 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

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

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

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