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10-27-17, 01:40 PM
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Yes i think they're full of crap, but if i'm to...

Yes i think they're full of crap, but if i'm to make a complaint i need to present something solid. If someone was to rip you off 5k by a different scam like check fraud or whatever, they'd be going...
10-26-17, 02:20 PM
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Views: 805
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Getting the run around by my A/C company ?

I guess you could say this was the last straw that broke the camelís back. Anyway, Iím a home-owner and landlord, that has used this company a few times in recent yrs. Even had this company put a new...
02-16-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
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Insulating garage attic space ?

I have a question for you guys.

My garage is south facing, and cos i live in the Sunshine state, the sun shines on those dark brown doors all day long. (HOA won't allow me to change the color of...
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Views: 2,774
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HVLP Spraying using an Acrylic paint - viscosity question.

Hi,

I have some previously painted in dark brown acrylic, wood plantation shutters including frames donated to me, from a neighbor who has the same model home as myself.

After scuffing them...
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Views: 2,494
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Just want to say thanks, after removing the...

Just want to say thanks, after removing the plates, and using the socket clasps, i managed to get 10 of them flush and snug to the ceiling. Unfortunately an additional c-clamp (bullhorn) broke off...
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Posted By thedoc46

Great thanks for all those. Unfortunately i've...

Great thanks for all those. Unfortunately i've lost one of the c-clamps aka bullhorns.. The metal was soft and it literally just came away from the can. Do i have any other options other than...
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Views: 2,494
Posted By thedoc46

Juno Recessed lighting baffle not flush against ceiling.

Hi, cutting a long story short, none of my juno recessed lighting baffles were ever installed correctly, and after having a look myself, i can understand why. They're supposed to clip in at the top...
08-27-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,924
Posted By thedoc46

thanks, when you say skim coat, what product...

thanks, when you say skim coat, what product should i be using ? A self leveler that i can get from Home Depot or Lowes seems very expensive for what i'll be getting. $35 for 40lb bag which doesn't...
08-27-16, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,924
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Subfloor preparation for Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hi,

I'm or should i say 'was' about to embark on a 1000sq ft install of LVP on the 2nd floor of a coach home (so no moisture barrier req'd) Anyway pulled up the carpet and removed the tile, and...
08-05-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By thedoc46

Thanks, i'm only looking for a way to help myself...

Thanks, i'm only looking for a way to help myself save some money and learn a little. Like yesterday, i spent $300 from a local company to tell me i have a condenser leak, and got a top up.. I could...
08-05-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By thedoc46

Good DIY tools for A/C repair ?

Kinda fed up with paying the local charlatans. Got charged $300 to be told i have a leak on a condenser coil, for a system that is just over 5yrs old, (and therefore out of warranty) and then be...
08-04-16, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By thedoc46

best way to unfreeze completely frozen coil ?

Hi went away for a 3 week vacation and came home to my ac coil completely frozen solid.

It was possibly a dirty filter. I did clean the filter the day i left, but it is looking a little clogged,...
07-11-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

Yes as told to me by Schneider CS. He said, go to...

Yes as told to me by Schneider CS. He said, go to Home Depot buy new ones, then take the old ones back, and by contract they have to take them back. If they question it, have the returns person call...
07-09-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

Just wanted to add to this thread. Kudos to...

Just wanted to add to this thread. Kudos to Schneider Customer Service. They recommended based upon my description, to go to Home Depot, buy two new AFCI 15amp DP-3640 breakers, and replace the two...
06-30-16, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

well technically its not, i've lived there for...

well technically its not, i've lived there for 5yrs, and its only supposed to be one yr warranty. The builder has been good to me though, for things that have really helped me out in the past and...
06-30-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

does that mean there's a bigger issue at hand ?...

does that mean there's a bigger issue at hand ? Should i get the builder involved?
06-30-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

Would you know if i can buy two of these ? Will...

Would you know if i can buy two of these ? Will they fit my panel ?

https://www.amazon.com/Square-Schneider-Electric-QO115CAFIC-Single-Pole/dp/B004Z4XAOK
06-30-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

Finally rec'd my clamp meter, and still trying to...

Finally rec'd my clamp meter, and still trying to figure out what the hell is going on here.

So today, while working, on a computer, with the fan on, the breaker tripped twice within 10min.

I...
06-22-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

just did it another 2 times when trying to print....

just did it another 2 times when trying to print. The only thing on the circuit is a couple of inexpensive alarm clocks and nothing else, and a laptop on a docking station. Turned off the laptop &...
06-22-16, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

funny someone mentioned a laser printer below....

funny someone mentioned a laser printer below. Today, with very little on the circuit, (laptop, LCD, some home audio and a fan) my wife turned on her laser printer, which is on the same circuit, and...
06-21-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

So the general consensus is that its probably...

So the general consensus is that its probably just a couple of faulty arc breakers ?
06-21-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

We do have a laser printer upstairs in the master...

We do have a laser printer upstairs in the master bedroom closet, that only ever gets used once in a blue moon, but that's been there for 3yrs.. Nothing really new other than an additional computer...
06-21-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

yes white button.. perhaps co-incidence but the...

yes white button.. perhaps co-incidence but the two that seem to have the problem sit next to each other in the panel.

https://s25.postimg.org/6nf7u20yn/IMG_6973.jpg
06-21-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By thedoc46

Breaker switches randomly tripping. Best Advice ?

House is relatively new, as in built in 2009. I do have a lot of electronics. Looking for ideas on how to narrow this down.

Recently in the last few months, i've had random tripping of the...
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Views: 13,005
Posted By thedoc46

I've been trying to rent a compactor from Home...

I've been trying to rent a compactor from Home Depot and Taylor Rental. Neither provides a rubber mat / pad to use with their compactor, and my understanding is i could very well damage the pavers...
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