3 drains with no air vent. via /r/DIY

3 drains with no air vent. TLDR; Can I add a plumbing vent only a few feet tall? My Mother-in-law's home is rigged. She purchased a home and RV park a decade back and apparently, her bathtub, kitchen sink and washing machine have been draining freely underneath her house for years. I'm a Carpenter's apprentice…

How to fix shower? via /r/DIY

How to fix shower? Back story: We tried to replace shower head. And the head is a bit odd. It’s a puck elbow so when the head and hose (whatever it’s called is always wedged in) so little heads can actually work Issue: while trying to reassemble these leak when reattached. No idea why I…

Looking for a decent soldering station which doesn’t cost a fortune via /r/DIY

Looking for a decent soldering station which doesn’t cost a fortune Hi there! I'm looking to finally upgrade from my $10 soldering iron and only found confusing info online. Apparently T12 clones are really good but have questionable grounding, other cheaper chinese brands have innacurate temperature control (over 30 degress off). Is there anything I…

Installing chainlink fence post no concrete via /r/DIY

Installing chainlink fence post no concrete Looking at installing a 4-5 foot chainlink fence around the property I am renting. I'm allowed, just gotta call the utilities to get any underground wires, etc. However since I am renting it one condition of installing a fence is that I have to remove it when I move….

WEN Rotary Tool Model 2305 TROUBLESHOOTING via /r/DIY

WEN Rotary Tool Model 2305 TROUBLESHOOTING i'm having issues with my rotary tool. I was using it this past weekend. It was near the fastest setting a moment too long, I fear. At one point, it shut off. I tried to turn it off and on, checked the plug, nothing works. The two small boxes…

Tubular Skylights + Dimmers/Shades via /r/DIY

Tubular Skylights + Dimmers/Shades I'm not really "DIY" on this one, but I had planned on putting in two tubular skylights (or solar tubes as I heard them called) into my kitchen area to add natural light since I was removing a window. As part of the renovations, I also removed a dividing wall to…