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09-13-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Fade

Nope. It's a huge bathroom. The building I live...

Nope. It's a huge bathroom. The building I live in was a theater originally built in 1927. The bathroom used to be 2 public male/female restrooms. I knock out the wall between the rooms and made 1...
09-13-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Fade

I'm just going to carefully tape 2 pieces...

I'm just going to carefully tape 2 pieces together to get some wide enough. I dont want to spend $100 and have to throw half of it away and I dont want to try something that I've never used. I have...
09-13-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Fade

Can I tape insulation together?

I have a building that was built in 1927 and the wall studs are on 2 foot centers. I cant buy wall insulation 23 inches wide localy unless I buy lots more than I need and it's expensive. So, I was...
12-24-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Fade

Kitchen subflooring for ceramic tile.

My house was built in 1927 and I'm getting ready to tile the kitchen and bath. Kitchen first. The floor now is original typical tongue and groove pine over tongue and groove sub flooring run at a 45...
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Views: 838
Posted By Fade

Whirlpool fridge that just abruptly stopped working.

Iíve got a 15 year old Whirlpool that just abruptly stopped working. I had problems with ice build up in the freezer a few years back which ultimately led to some malfunctioning. But once I cleaned...
11-25-17, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fade

Adding a PVC sewer drain clean out to old terracotta pipe.

I have an old house with terracotta drain pipe. There's a cracked pipe section that I need to replace so I figured I would put a cleanout pipe there and kill 2 birds with one stone. This cracked pipe...
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Fade

That's what I was thinking I need to do. Thanks.

That's what I was thinking I need to do. Thanks.
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Fade

Covering soot stains from a grill outside

I have a rental house and the last tenants used the front covered deck to cookout on, a lot. The smoke stained the ceiling mostly. I wonder if I can get away with a light cleaning and priming and...
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Fade

Filling gaps for refinishing a solid oak flooring

I had a bad plumbing leak behind a wall and the way I found out about the leak was my oak floor boards started warping and curling etc...Anyway, I've repaired the leak, let everything dry and I...
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Fade

I had a plumbing leak under my oak flooring, it curled, and I need some advice.

I repaired the leak, but not before my oak floor boards cupped and curled from water getting under them. These are oak floors from the 1960's, if that matters. Anyhow, I removed the entire section in...
05-15-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Fade

My refrigerator electric cord barely reaches the wall plug

The way the walls are built around where my refrigerator is located, the refrigerator has to be pushed in and then plugged up, because otherwise you just couldn't reach it. The receptacle is located...
01-08-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Fade

It seems to be working right after several hours...

It seems to be working right after several hours now. I'll check it in the morning. She had the thermostat turned up very high and I turned it back to a reasonable temp. Maybe it was that she had it...
01-08-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Fade

Okay, I think it's the 2 pins next to the 'speed...

Okay, I think it's the 2 pins next to the 'speed up'.
01-08-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Fade

This is an attempt to post a photo of the board....

This is an attempt to post a photo of the board. Hope it works. But can you say which pins are the ones I need to worry about? thanks.

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01-08-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Fade

Sorry, I wasnt able to do anything about this...

Sorry, I wasnt able to do anything about this till now. I went over and put her system on emergency mode and tried to find the model numbers but all of that info is iced over and she didn't know....
01-07-17, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Fade

Outside coils completely iced

My elderly neighbor's outside coils are completely iced over. The fans running but I cant see how it can get any air. The high today is going to be 38 degrees and the low last night was 25 and she...
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Fade

Yeah, when he first told me about it I was...

Yeah, when he first told me about it I was thinking he was trying to scam me maybe, but he showed it to me and it looked like it had been on there a long time and he didn't charge anything for...
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Fade

2008 F250 gas tank venting question

I made a post a while back about my truck going dead and the check engine light coming one etc... I ended up taking it to my local parts store and letting them hook it up to their computer and it...
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Fade

After I posted this last night, I went to the...

After I posted this last night, I went to the corner auto parts store and got them to do a diagnostic thing with their computer. I know they dont have the greatest system but it said I had a bad...
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Fade

2008 ford F250 5.4L: stalls while it's running

Yesterday it stalled just before I got to my driveway and I coasted in and I cranked it up and it ran normally so I took it out for a few errands and I had no problems. Today, I went to work on a...
06-22-16, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Fade

"I was thinking about hanging a board on my front...

"I was thinking about hanging a board on my front deck" should be "I was thinking about hinging a board on my front deck" meaning I would put a hinge on a board directly over the cleanout secured...
06-21-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Fade

Sewer drain pipe cleanout question

I'm planning on Installing a PVC sewer drain cleanout access pipe for my 4 inch clay sewer drain. Do I need to install two separate pipes with wye's, one for each direction, or can I just install a 2...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-14-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Fade

Thanks for the quick response. No we didn't...

Thanks for the quick response. No we didn't change the size and the wire is #10. I guess I just wanted a second opinion before I felt comfortable with doing it. Thanks again.
Forum: Water Heaters
06-14-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Fade

Wiring a new electric water heater.

I just installed a new electric 50 gal whirlpool water heater. I'm unsure about the wiring. The wires going to it are black, white with a green ground. The wires in the water heater are red and...
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By Fade

Installing new outdoor plug

I'm wanting to use a 20 amp breaker with an outdoor 15 amp gfci receptacle with the appropriate cover etc... will that work? I've had trouble throwing a 15 amp breaker when I use my compressor in the...
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