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Question How to Remove a Blocked "Trap" in the Tub ?

I don't know the real name for it, but it's the device that stops the water flow down the drainage pipe.

The handle became disconnected from it a couple years ago and we block the drain with a...
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3ft x 3ft x 2" We're actually painting the...

3ft x 3ft x 2"

We're actually painting the rails (and more) today.
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What type of concrete should I buy ? How...

What type of concrete should I buy ?

How much (Ballpark) would I need to get ?

I have no idea what's behind the siding. We bought this Repo a few years ago and rehabbed the interior. It's on...
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Question What is the Easiest way to Level this ?

The porch is actually formed in 2 halves. As you can see, the left half has cracked in the middle and has sunk down about 1" - 1 1/2". I've been told be several contractors that it should not sink...
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I would consider doing this. I'm not...

I would consider doing this.

I'm not familiar with the Top and Bond red label. Is that a coating for the whole surface ?
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Just remember about that drunk driver. He...

Just remember about that drunk driver. He actually lived in that yellow apartment building next door to us. He had been extremely depressed and troubled person. He was on his way back from a local...
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Posted By Katmandu

Piqua ? Vandalia ? Huber ? BTW Vic, thank...

Piqua ? Vandalia ? Huber ?

BTW Vic, thank you for your service in the Navy! I'm Retired USAF myself. I work at the Dayton VA now.
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Overall the house is in VGC, with all modern...

Overall the house is in VGC, with all modern updates performed. Double-paned windows, 100 amp circuit breakers, Pex tube plumbing, Central A/C, New furnance and water heater last year.

Good point...
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Thanks again for the inputs. Very insightful and...

Thanks again for the inputs. Very insightful and helpful.

The dates are correct actually. The drunk driver destroyed the old standing soldier brick wall and a lot of the vegetation. Boy my wife...
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Posted By Katmandu

Red face Here's pics from when the drunk driver hit our...

Here's pics from when the drunk driver hit our wall a few years ago.

I'm not sure what you (the Public) can see on my photo hosting sites. Could someone tell me which one works or doesn't ?
...
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Thank you for your input landfillwizard. Much...

Thank you for your input landfillwizard. Much appreciated.

Is this a job a DIY'er with moderate skills could reasonably do ?

How much could I expect to save if I do the demolition and debris...
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Thanks for the input. What could I expect to...

Thanks for the input.

What could I expect to pay (BALLPARK) to replace the steps and the sidewalk area in between them ?
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Question What is the Least Expensive way to fix these steps/sidewalk ?

We plan to move from our home in a year or two and are in the process of preparing it to sell.

I need to know the least expensive way to fix our damaged front steps and sidewalk.

Here's pics....
11-28-13, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Thumbs up 22107 Schematic above from a related...

22107

Schematic above from a related thread.

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/electrical-ac-dc/443039-installing-furnace-transfer-switch.html#b
11-28-13, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Hmmm.....did not know hat PJmax! I was...

Hmmm.....did not know hat PJmax!

I was trying to picture in my mind how I could design one myself. This is exactly what I had pictured!

Doesn't look like rocket science either. :D

22106
11-28-13, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Thank you for your reply. The furnace has a...

Thank you for your reply.

The furnace has a plug on it right now. It's plugged into and dedicated outlet.

I would like to have some type of generic transfer switch installed.

How can...
11-28-13, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Question Need Suggestions for a Power Transfer Switch

I need help designing some type of power transfer switch to connect a portable generator to a gas furnace (to power the blower and electronics).

My home is 101 years old and the gas furnace is...
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It's actually a pretty heavy vinyl fabric. The...

It's actually a pretty heavy vinyl fabric. The bumps you see (in the pic) are beer cans some morons have thrown up there over time. I need to remove them...
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Question Can a Vinyl Awning be Painted ???

I just purchased a commercial building that has a vinyl awning out front.

It currently has vinyl lettering of the previous business on it. It appears this lettering can be peeled off.

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07-30-10, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Question I actually do have a CO detector mounted near the...

I actually do have a CO detector mounted near the basement stairway. It's yet to sound an Alarm.

The pipes are pretty well secured to the brick chimney... I'll have to see if I can separate them....
07-30-10, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Katmandu

Question Is the Vent Pipe Blocked Up ???

I have a gas furnance and gas water heater located in the basement of my home. The vent pipes for both are joined together and are routes into a brick chimney. However, I do not have a fireplace.

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07-25-10, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

ADMIN please Move this thread to the HVAC forum!...

ADMIN please Move this thread to the HVAC forum! -Katmandu
07-25-10, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Red face Oh crap! My bad! I saw A/C in the Heading and...

Oh crap! My bad! I saw A/C in the Heading and assumed this was HVAC ! Duh!

Well, I guess I'll post this up over there! Thanks!
07-25-10, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Arrow Yes, very well put and understood. :thumbup: ...

Yes, very well put and understood. :thumbup:

The air I was feeling coming out of the front vent was VERY Hot. It appeared to be MUCH hotter than the current ambient temperature outside. The hot...
07-25-10, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Katmandu

Exclamation Also, it did install (3) new basement windows...

Also, it did install (3) new basement windows this past spring. They made a huge difference.

I'm wondering whether or not if I should open (1) of the basement windows to equalize the air pressure...
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