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04-11-20, 02:39 PM
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Posted By t2star

I used incorrect terminology. When I said...

I used incorrect terminology. When I said "valves' I meant sprinkler nozzles. Don't see any leaks on the body or nozzle. Also double checked the tightness of the sprinkler body.

I'm in the process...
04-10-20, 02:05 PM
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Views: 226
Posted By t2star

Water Pooling Around Sprinkler Heads after New Sod Installed

I just replaced a few sprinkler heads and new risers in newly sodded St Augustine grass in the DFW area. I noticed that a couple of them are pooling water and saturating the grass which is also...
04-10-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By t2star

Irrigation Sprinkler Identification

Can anyone identify what brand/model rotor sprinkler head this is. How do I adjust it? It's probably 20 plus years old.<img src="https://i.imgur.com/zPFVpm5h.jpg" width="768" height="1024"/>
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07-10-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By t2star

Thank you all for all your responses.

Thank you all for all your responses.
07-07-17, 04:44 PM
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Views: 1,000
Posted By t2star

Range Too Much for Breaker?

I had an electrician tell me that my range is overpowered for my breaker. We replaced the built in stove with a Frigidaire range a few years ago. He said that its putting out 56 amps but my breaker...
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Views: 2,033
Posted By t2star

Ordered one of...

Ordered one of these....https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FNU0PC4/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Installed it. Had to make some new holes for extra strength.

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Views: 813
Posted By t2star

Thanks Furd! I'll look into these options.

Thanks Furd! I'll look into these options.
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Views: 813
Posted By t2star

Thanks Ray. Longer elements on a dedicated...

Thanks Ray. Longer elements on a dedicated outside antennae might just do the trick.

I've run into another issue as well. The single coax cable from Verizon/Frontier contains TV and internet. I...
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Views: 813
Posted By t2star

Outside TV Antennae

Getting ready to mount an outdoor antennae to receive local channels after finding that the indoor Mohu Leaf isn't going to hack it. I think this is due to the radiant barrier. I went outside and...
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Views: 2,033
Posted By t2star

XSleeper, just ordered one. I think that with a...

XSleeper, just ordered one. I think that with a block of wood and fender washers will make it stronger than the original.

Thanks!
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Views: 2,033
Posted By t2star

Thanks guys. I'll take your suggestions. ...

Thanks guys. I'll take your suggestions.

Thanks again.
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Views: 2,033
Posted By t2star

Garage Door Hinge Broke Off Aluminum Panel

How can I repair this without replacing the whole 4 foot panel?

Thanks.

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08-06-15, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,775
Posted By t2star

I had it in my mind that cutting and splicing was...

I had it in my mind that cutting and splicing was going to be a bigger chore. After giving it some thought tape, heat shrink and cutting a bigger hole would be more more work.
08-05-15, 03:19 PM
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Views: 8,775
Posted By t2star

Actually there is plenty of slack to pull it out...

Actually there is plenty of slack to pull it out and use shrink tubing. I was going to use expansive foam for the hole but duct seal would be better.

Thanks guys.
08-05-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,775
Posted By t2star

Low Voltage Wires Fire/Electrical Hazard?

Can low voltage wiring be a potential fire hazard if the wires were touching each other? Notice in the picture below that the thermostat wires coming out of the wall are losing some of their...
08-01-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By t2star

Thank Pulpo. That would be an easy fix as well.

Thank Pulpo. That would be an easy fix as well.
07-31-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By t2star

T-Stat Wiring Problem but T-Stat Works

Just installed the Honeywell RTH8580WF T-Stat and it works fine. Unfortunately I'm not able to secure it to to the wall because the wiring sticks out of the wall too far for the thermostat to lay...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,823
Posted By t2star

Below is a picture of when the deck was being...

Below is a picture of when the deck was being repaired. You can see where the soil has eroded a bit from the concrete slab. There is a section by the house that barely worse than what you see but is...
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Views: 1,823
Posted By t2star

That picture is not my house. This is some random...

That picture is not my house. This is some random picture that I found on the internet to help me describe my situation. The erosion on my house is not anything close to that in the picture. I should...
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Posted By t2star

Thanks for the link but I tried that. I get an...

Thanks for the link but I tried that. I get an upload file error message.
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Views: 1,823
Posted By t2star

Deck, Drainage and Erosion

I just had my deck rebuilt and repaired. The deck is partially built on a concrete slab with a big portion of it that extends out into the soil. Due to poor drainage over the years it has caused soil...
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Views: 847
Posted By t2star

Unhappy Unlevel Flange and Floor

While installing a new toilet I discoverd the flange is uneven with a rise to the right. Not a big issue except for the floor is unlevel with a rise to the left which has caused this........
01-19-11, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By t2star

I preferred the look of a smaller or no trim...

I preferred the look of a smaller or no trim piece there....purely personal taste. I've decided to use the Schluter-Jolly trin and run the tile right up to the edge. Regarding the grout, I've noticed...
01-18-11, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By t2star

Need to finish the wall today. Can't find...

Need to finish the wall today. Can't find anything on the net that would answer my question regarding cutting skinnys vs making a larger border. Leaning toward skinnys. Any opinions?
01-17-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By t2star

I decided to rip out the tile so I can wrap the...

I decided to rip out the tile so I can wrap the adjoining wall properly. When extending the tiles to the end leaves a 1 1/4th inch gap next to the 1 inch bull nose border which would make it...
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