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Brass Hose Bibb Vacuum Breaker
Brass construction hose bibb vacuum breaker
Use as back flow preventer
Fits standard male hose thread bibbs & sillcocks
Female end screws on to bibb, then attach hose
Has break off screw head for permanent attachmen
Prevents syphoning of contaminated water back-
into fresh water systems
SIZE:3/4"FHTx 3/4"MHT
Weight: 0.22 lb.
UPC: 052151050045
Manufacturer Part No: 05-1763
Does your plumbing make a loud noise when your washing machine
water turns on?  This  gadget Silences "water hammer"
How to Repair a Single-Handled Cartridge Faucet
By: Richard Weir, This Old House magazine

Fixing a Leaky Faucet
How to stop that steady drip, drip, drip
By John D. Wagner (Page 1 of 3)
Get Organized
YOU can fix the faucet!
yankezz Zipper
Grabber Kit
A flexible, easy to use
product making
anything with a zipper
easier to grab.
American Standard 3174.002-0070A CHAMPION 4 Flush Valve Assembly  $25.60
Meet the Champion 4, the undisputed leader in high performance toilets
With the industries widest 2-3/8 In. trap-way and 4 In. flush valve,
it created a plunger free world for homeowners and virtually eliminated clogged toilet call backs
for plumbers
The Champion will move a mass 70% larger than the industry standard
It achieves the highest bulk removal rating of 1,000 grams and will even flush a bucket of golf
Which means you can flush with confidence and never worry about plunging a toilet agaIn.
To be used with the American Standard Champion toilet
Provides a powerful flush
Easy to install
Durable construction

Champion® 4 Flushing System
Virtually Clog Free, Virtually Maintenance Free.

"How to update the Champion Toilet with the new 4" Accelerator flush Valve and click
on "PLAY" for excellent "how to" video.
If you are a person who knows it is better to
"fix it than pitch it,"
You may need some of the items featured on this page.
A dear friend sent me this sentiment in an e-mail, and  
I wanted to to share with you.
Remember that YOU, too... are a "KEEPER"

Their marriage was good, their dreams focused. Their best friends lived barely a wave
away. I can see them now, Dad in trousers, tee shirt and a hat and Mom in a house
dress; lawn mower in his hand, and dish-towel in hers.
It was the time for fixing things.. A curtain rod, the kitchen radio, screen door,
the oven door, the hem in a dress.
Things we keep.

It was a way of life, and sometimes it made me crazy. All that re-fixing, eating, renewing,
I wanted just once to be wasteful.. Waste meant affluence. Throwing things away meant
you knew there'd always be more.

But then my mother died, and on that clear summer's night, in the warmth of the hospital
room, I was struck with the pain of learning that sometimes there isn't any more.
Sometimes, what we care about most gets all used up and goes away....never to return.
So... While we have it... Its best we love it...
And care for it....
And fix it when it's broken.....
And heal it when it's sick.

This is true.... For marriage..... And old cars.....
And children with bad report cards.......
Dogs and cats with bad hips....
And aging parents..... And grandparents,
aunts... and uncles... and friends.
We keep them because they are WORTH it,
because... WE are worth it.
Some things we keep.
Like a best friend who moved away or a classmate we grew up with.
There are just some things that make life important,
like people we know who are special....
and some stuff that needs a-little-tender-loving-care.
Now, here are some parts, tips and links to videos on how to fix some things
that are worth it.
ANSIConsumer Safety Standards
Flash Tape
30ft. Clear

Braza Flash Tape
30 ft of double sided tape
Braza Mini Flash Tape $6.99
Trust us. You need to carry this in your purse or car. This is your
quick fix for any fashion emergency, from a falling hem to a sliding-
down strapless top to slipping bra straps.
This specialized body/clothing fashion tape is the trick red-carpet
celebrities use to keep ultra-daring styles in place. The double-sided
tape makes a quick fix for everyday clothing challenges, too.

•Easy to use, discreet tape helps you secure plunging necklines, open-
sided dresses, wrap style tops, strapless tops, prom dresses, shoulder
pads, halters & more.
•Fixes gaping buttons and ripped-out seams and hems, too.
•Medical-grade tape will not leave residue on skin or clothing.
•Secures fabric to your body, or fabric to fabric. Whatever you need.
•A portion of sales from this tape go to support breast cancer
awareness and recovery organizations.

Easy carry-along mini dispenser is completely enclosed, and holds 10
feet of double-sided tape. You can use just the amount you need to
pull yourself, and your clothes together--anytime, anywhere. Made in
More Clothing Solutions
from AS We Change
Reader's Digest Store

Zipper Rescue Kit-Outdoor Gear
Zipper Rescue Kit - Clothing
Fix-A-Zip Universal Repair Kit - $9.99     Item# 032886
SULLIVANS-Fix-A-Zip: Universal Zipper Repair Kit.
Sullivans USA Fix-A-Zip Universal Repair Kit
Repair your zippers without having to replace them!
Package includes: assorted zippers and instruction booklet.
McNett Gear and Zipper Repair Kit $9.95
how to video below

Gear aid products help you repair and revive outdoor gear
and equipment - at home or in the field. The problem is
usually the zipper slider, not the zipper teeth. With this
zipper repair kit you can keep them all functioning properly.

Ideal for individuals or groups.
Includes: instructions/gear repair manual. Zipper repair kit
2 zipper slider coil double #8.
1 zipper slider coil double #5.
1 #10 coil slider single tab.
1 zipper slider single #5 black.
Sewing kit. 1 bobbin #69 olive green.
1 seam ripper.
1 sewing needle #16. Yarn.
Watch YouTube Video below for Zipper Repair
Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For
Dummies eBOOK
The Little Giant Ladder
Two Accessory Bundle
Starting At: $69.95
Measure Height for Zlide-On
Measure Width for Zlide-On
Broken Zipper on a favorite sleeping bag, coat, purse or accessory? Don't want to pay someone to
remove and replace the zipper, or attempt to do it yourself. You may want to try
Zlide-On zipper Repair Parts are available from Walmart on-line.
Instructions on how to find the right size and how to remove and install the ZlideOn can be found on
manufacturer's site...
Click Here:How to use the ZlideOn
Portable Speedy Stitcher
Sewing Awl
portable speedy stitcher sewing
awl the speedy stitcher can be
used to sew any heavy
material. a handy tool to have
around the house, farm,
campsite or any place where
heavy material has to be sewn.
each speedy stitcher is made in
the usa and comes with high
tensile waxed trhead and
custom made diamond point
needles. sews a perfect lock
stitch every time. each speedy
stitcher set includes: sewing
awl straight needle curved
needle bobbin of coarse thread
(tan) easy to follow instructions
a great tool for repairing various
items. -
Made in USA
Walmart $15.39 $14.55

How to USE  Speedy Stitcher
Sewing Awl Kit

YOUTUBE  MORE  "How to" videos
Zlide on Zipper repair
Hem-Eze™ No Sew Hem Tape
Personal Care Attendant
The Art of Finding,
Keeping, or Being One
by Katie Rodriguez Banister
U.S. Geological Survey
Local Earthquake Map

National Weather Service
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Delta single lever Faucet
Rp3614 Repair Kit #1
Cam assemblies
Contains O-rings, seats,
springs & wrench
For-single handle lever or
knob faucets
Weight: 1.00 lb.
UPC: 034449036146
Manufacturer Part No: RP3614

Replacement Delta
Seats & Springs
Universal seats and springs to
fit Delta -
Peerless single handle faucets
Includes long & short seats
and long - & conical springs
Weight: 0.02 lb.
UPC: 037155869688
Manufacturer Part No: 86968  
Delta single lever handle Faucet
Rp70 Ball Assembly
For single-lever handle faucets
Except Monitor-ScaldGuard-Delta Mix
basin-slow close and pull out spray models

Stainless steel
Weight: 0.50 lb.
UPC: 034449000703
Manufacturer Part No: RP70

10483 15/16 Mb 1.5 Gpm Aerator
Reduces water flow to 1.5 gal. per minute
Cyclone Force(TM) technology allows you to save
water without sacrificing pressure
Meets EPA's criteria for water-efficient product
Has Microban(R) antimicrobial technology to -
fight the growth of odor-causing bacteria, -
mold and mildew
SIZE:15/16" Male
Weight: 0.07 lb.
UPC: 037155020294
Manufacturer Part No: 10483
80093e Dls Delta Diverter
replaces discontinued FP230
Delta Spray Diverter Assembly

Spray diverter
For Delta faucets
Meets requirements for lead
free installation
Weight: 0.06 lb.
UPC: 037155675807
Manufacturer Part No: 80093E
Danco Company
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Plumb Pak 453463 Toilet Seat Hinge Chrome  $12.99
This toilet seat hinge has a chrome-plated brass standard pattern
It comes complete with plated screws, washers and nuts
Color|Finish Chrome
Material Brass
Package Quantity 1
Height 4"
Width 4"
Length 12"
Weight 0.75 lbs

Plumb Pak PS2296 Toilet Seat Hinge Brass $29.99
This toilet seat hinge has a polished brass finish
Color|Finish Brass
Material Brass
Weight 0.81 lbs

Plumb Pak PP23536 Toilet Seat Hinge White $5.44
This seat hinge comes in white with rust proof bolts, nuts and wood screws
Color|Finish White
Height 7.97"
Width 6.72"
Length 12.89"
Weight 0.19 lbs

Plumb Pak PP835-36 Plastic Toilet Seat Hinge $5.78
This white plastic toilet seat hinge comes with rust proof bolts, nuts and wood screws
Material Plastic
Height 1"
Width 6"
Length 14"
Weight 0.2 lbs

Plumb Pak 411833 Plastic Toilet Seat Hinge 1/2" White  $6.29
This toilet seat hinge comes with a polyethylene full 1/2-inch bar
•It comes complete with brass chrome-plated screws for easy installation
Fits all regular toilet seats
Color|Finish White
Material Plastic
Size 1/2"
Weight 1.76 lbs

Plumb Pak PP835-34 Toilet Seat Hinge White  $8.11
This white plastic toilet seat hinge includes all nuts and washers
Color|Finish White
Material Plastic
Package Quantity 1
Height 9.1"
Width 8.2"
Length 14.3"
Weight 0.35 lbs

Plumb Pak 442006 Top Mount Toilet Seat Hinge White $6.49
This straight leaf-type toilet seat hinge comes in white and offers a universal fit
Includes right and left hand hinge, with 2 nuts and bolts
Oatey 38600 Water Surge-Shock Arrestor $18.29

This arrestor is a DIY solution that stops water surge pipe banging caused by quick-closing valves
It has a patented triple O-ring sealed air chamber, maintaining a 60 PSIair charge absorbs the high-pressure surge
1 per card with installation instructions
It has female hose x male hose to install in supply line for washing machines
Oatey Water Hammer Arrestors model No. 38601 and 38600 both meet the ASSE1010 standards that are
acceptable for the state of Wisconsin
Material Copper
Connection Type Male Threaded
Pressure Rating(psi) 60 PSI
Height 10"
Width 6"
Length 1.5"
Weight 0.25 lbs
Ask This Old House solves the steady stream of
home improvement problems faced by our
viewers—and we make house calls!
Ask This Old House features some familiar faces,
including Kevin O'Connor,
contractor Tom Silva,
plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey,
and landscape contractor Roger Cook.
Expert Home Improvement Advice with Danny Lipford
How To • Videos • Lawn & Garden • DIY • Articles
how to do
it with
Rustic cabinet knobs and pulls.
Leaves Cabinet Pull  $19.95
Measures 4.25”W x 1.25”H with 3” Centers
The Leaves Cabinet Pull is a rectangular
pull with a variety of leaves in the middle.
The detail and design of this pull is
stunning, and will fit into any rustic décor.
The cabinet pull (or handle) features a cast,
one piece construction that has a finish that
will outlive your cabinets. Available in four
finishes: Oil Rubbed Bronze, Antique Brass,
Pewter, and Black.
Maple Leaf Cabinet Knob $14.95
1.5”W x 1.5”H
acorns cabinet pull
Acorn Cabinet Pull
Measures 4”W x 1.5”H
with 3” Centers
Available in Oil Rubbed
Bronze, Antique Brass,
Pewter, and Black
Acorn Cabinet Knob
Acorn Cabinet
1.25”W x 1.5”H
Available in Oil
Rubbed Bronze,
Antique Brass,
Pewter, and
maple leaf cabinet knob
cabin cabinet knob
Loon Cabinet Knob
evergreen tree/Christmas Tree knob
pine cone knob
100 Things Every
Must Know  book for
ILLUSTRATIONS: clear, instant
understanding of how things
work-and what to do when they
How To Troubleshoot Electrical Problems
Power Conditioning and Surge Protection
Guide to Wiring GFI and GFCI Receptacles
Phone Jack Wiring and 4 Wire Connections
Electrical Wiring Videos
Home Electrical Codes
If Your Ceiling Fan Stopped Working Try This

Install and Repair Telephone Wiring

Guide to Home Electrical Wiring
Dave Rongey -Author of Guide Book and Website Publisher
Journeyman Electrician / Licensed Electrical Contractor
Grass Valley, California
A Complete Home Electrical Wiring Book!
Home Electrical Wiring
Downloadable eBook Version  
Fully Illustrated  

My New Guide for Home Electrical Wiring has 405 Pages that are loaded with Step-By-Step Instructions, On the Job
Photos, and Easy to Understand Wiring Diagrams.
This was a three year writing project that I'm sure you will enjoy and find very useful.
Browse through the sample pages and see for yourself!  
Sewing Awl Kit - Speedy Stitcher
by Sailrite 2:18 minutes

Using Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl
with Sewing Machine Thread
To repair favorite boat Shoe
by Sailrite 9:52 minutes

Using the Speedy Stitcher to Sew
Webbing and Canvas
by Sailrite 16:31 minutes

Installing a Zipper Slider or Puller on a Zipper
by Sailrite 4:34 minutes

Installing YKK Zipper Top Stops
by Sailrite 2:00 minutes

How to Sew a Zipper Quick Way "Zipper Plaque"
by Sailrite 7 Minutes

Sewing Zippers 101 - Fold Under & Hem First Approach
by Sailriste 4.25 minutes
WatchTake 2 for corrections - Sailrite

Sewing Zippers 101: Fold Under Approach (Take 2!)
By Sailrite 7:20 minutes

Whole Series of Installing Zippers
w/Zippers Series PLAYLIST by Sailrite 24:29

Common Tension Mistakes on Sewing Machines
Part 1 by Sailrite 2:22 minutes

Common Tension Mistakes on Sewing Machines
Part 2 by Sailrite 3:15 minutes

How to Sew a replacement for
Patio or "Market" Umbrella Cover with Sunbrella fabric
by Sailrite 27:41 minutes

How to Remove and Replace a Snap Using Pres and Snap Fastener Tool
by Sailrite 6:38 minutes

Canvas & Sail Grommets - Spur vs. Washer
by Sailrite 5:22 minutes