How to fix a leaky sink strainer. If your kitchen sink stainer assembly is worn or leaking you should be able to install a new one without too much difficulty. Step 1: Place a bucket or towel beneath the sink drain line and use a pipe wrench to loosen the drain line coupling nut from…


Installing a smoke detector is an easy task, but choosing the right detector and deciding where to install it requires a little forethought and information. Step 1: Choose the right detector. There are two basic types of smoke detectors, photoelectric and ionization. Ionization detectors are less expensive and work best in flaming fires indicative of…


Install an Ice Maker If your new refrigerator comes equipped with an ice maker you may not need to call the plumber to hook it up. Step 1: To tap into an existing water line measure the distance from the water line to the back of the refrigerator. Purchase a quarter inch stainless steel flex…