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Posted By kyleknapp

I replaced the cartridge. It was super easy. ...

I replaced the cartridge. It was super easy.

The old one was badly caked up with gunk. Works fine now. Thanks everyone.
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http://drycreekhost.net/misc/20180221_160645.jpg ...

http://drycreekhost.net/misc/20180221_160645.jpg

So, this is what I see behind the trim. Am I correct in thinking that little thing poking up from the top of the cylinder is a retaining clip? ...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-21-18, 11:03 AM
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Posted By kyleknapp

Pilot need re-lit 3 times in a month

I have a US/Craftmaster gas water heater that I bought from Lowe's and installed (with the help of a handyman neighbor) 7 years ago. About a month ago I woke up to cold water. I relit the pilot,...
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Posted By kyleknapp

Shower handle doesn't control temperature properly

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Specifically, today I could only get HOT water. I had to turn it all the way to the right (cold), to bring it to a tolerable temperature.

Prior...
10-25-17, 04:23 AM
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Posted By kyleknapp

Thanks everyone. Adding a safety cable sounds...

Thanks everyone. Adding a safety cable sounds like a good idea.
10-23-17, 02:25 PM
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Posted By kyleknapp

Speaker/bracket on drywall - is this safe?

I just installed these two speakers at the bookstore/coffeehouse/church where I am the music director. I have no concerns about the one mounted on the brick wall, as the brackets came with hardware...
07-04-16, 10:46 AM
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Posted By kyleknapp

Thanks. I set a trap on the counter, baited it...

Thanks. I set a trap on the counter, baited it with crushed cashews (stuck to the catch with peanut butter). Last night we caught a mouse, a pretty large one, who left droppings of similar size...
06-28-16, 09:27 AM
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Posted By kyleknapp

Identify droppings

I awoke this morning to find some critter had been munching on a bag of crushed cashews I'd left out on the kitchen counter top.

But I've never seen droppings like these before. They...
07-14-13, 12:39 PM
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Posted By kyleknapp

He told me code in Nebraska (or maybe its Omaha,...

He told me code in Nebraska (or maybe its Omaha, or Douglas County) allows PVC stacks for residential construction, but requires cast iron for all commercial.

I think what he said was that pvc...
07-13-13, 11:56 AM
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Posted By kyleknapp

I spoke with a plumber this morning who said...

I spoke with a plumber this morning who said you're right, the lumps DO mean the pipe is rusting through from the inside. He recommended patching the leaks with epoxy, he said such a repair would be...
07-11-13, 03:10 PM
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Posted By kyleknapp

sorry this took so long, got sidetracked, Here...

sorry this took so long, got sidetracked, Here are the pictures:
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07-07-13, 01:15 PM
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Ugly soil stack in the middle of basement bathroom

I'm remodeling my basement bathroom, and am trying to figure out what to do with the ugly drain stack in the middle of the room. Can I paint it? (it seems to have a kind of waxy finish, so I doubt...
07-07-13, 01:10 PM
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Posted By kyleknapp

Rusty lumps on soil stack

There are numerous rusty lumps growing on the surface of my soil stack. Been like that for years, but I think there're more of them than there were a few years ago. I've scraped them off, but they...
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