Questions about: leak

Control is a wonderful thing to have. Not in the tyrannical, totalitarian sense, of course. But in the day-to-day sense, control over the minor things in life goes a long way in maintaining sanity
I have a leaking saddle valve that supplies water going to a humidifier
When you are surveying the windows in your house, you may think about the glass, locks and the trim, but not a moisture barrier. This can be a mistake as making sure to include some kind of moisture barrier ensures that water, moisture and vapor cann
I'm plauged with an apparent leak in my toilet that I can't seem to trace--wondering if anybody can point me in the right direction. Three times now the bathroom floor has been flooded with half an inch of water (happens spontaneously when nobody's i
Here is the inside of our toilet tank: Not sure what that "yellow thing" on the top is, but I believe that's the main culprit to focus on. For now, I'll call it the yellow thing. When the water supply is running full bore, water seems to be leaking o
A frost free leaky outdoor faucet, or spigot, is not just annoying; it can cost you a small fortune in water bills if left unchecked. In addition, a leaky outdoor faucet can also cause damage to your .
I came home from work today to find that the hot water wasn't working. I opened the area to my gas hot water tank and there's a large pool of water on the ground. I checked the pilot light and it appears to have gone out
The original leak is most likely either caused by a failure in the rubber washer that connect your supply line to your fill valve, or a leak in the seal that connects your fill valve to the tank. This is a common problem, especially with older toilet
After replacing a flapper valve in my leaky toilet, I made note of my water meter reading and went on vacation for a week. On return I found that I had used 100 gallons of water, about a half gallon an hour. I continued to monitor the meter and find
What the contractor is "full of" is excellent advice. If you really want to spend money like you have a firehose connected to your wallet, dig out around the outside of the house to the footings and put drains there which slope out to daylight (or a