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01-18-21, 10:04 AM
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Posted By joecaption

Yes there's going to be two sets of rollers on...

Yes there's going to be two sets of rollers on the door.
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01-11-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By joecaption

There's been at least 100 post on DIY sites about...

There's been at least 100 post on DIY sites about this.
It's not going to work out for many reasons!
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Views: 232
Posted By joecaption

I'd just go to any Lowe's or HD, buy all new...

I'd just go to any Lowe's or HD, buy all new Schlege lock sets and have them deal with it!
There going to rekey then alike for free.
11-27-20, 05:44 PM
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Views: 298
Posted By joecaption

There's no such thing as a GFI fuse. It would...

There's no such thing as a GFI fuse.
It would be a GFI breaker, or outlet.
Own and know how to use a volt ohm meter?
11-15-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By joecaption

I would be removing the two boards and hooking...

I would be removing the two boards and hooking onto the root with my nylon strap and popping the whole thing out roots and all with my lawn mower, or truck.
If the boards where out of the way you...
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Views: 245
Posted By joecaption

If it's lasted 15 years, just keep doing what...

If it's lasted 15 years, just keep doing what your doing.
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Views: 436
Posted By joecaption

And where are you getting that info? I've been...

And where are you getting that info?
I've been doing it when needed for at least 50 years and it's never been an issue.
09-15-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By joecaption

There's something very wrong with the way this...

There's something very wrong with the way this whole thing was done.
Main one being it sure looks like there's no support under the whole threshold except what some well meaning person stuck in...
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By joecaption

I'd be predrilling with a masonry bit. If there...

I'd be predrilling with a masonry bit.
If there is no sub fashia you need to be only screwing into where the rafter tails are.
08-25-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By joecaption

Please post a picture of where the valve is now...

Please post a picture of where the valve is now for better suggestions.
We have no idea if it's one just tapped into a line under the sink, or tapped into a main line some place.
And your right...
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Views: 389
Posted By joecaption

No it's not true that anything above 1500 LB. has...

No it's not true that anything above 1500 LB. has to be welded on.
My 30' construction trailer, and my 16' 7000 capacity trailer both have bolt on Vee type jacks like you had.
If you bought what's...
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Views: 264
Posted By joecaption

You'll regret making it level with the ground,...

You'll regret making it level with the ground, for a couple of reasons.
#1, Over time it's going to sink some and it will become below grade.
#2, You'll never stop the top soil from washing onto...
08-12-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By joecaption

What junction box, guessing you mean the main...

What junction box, guessing you mean the main panel?
Why would you pay someone to just install covers that only take two screws and cost less then $1.00?
08-11-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By joecaption

One of the main reasons this happens is the shed...

One of the main reasons this happens is the shed is not high enough off the ground or there was no house wrap under the siding.
Once the sidings off, measure the distance from the top of the starter...
08-09-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By joecaption

And the main reason there is rot there and it's...

And the main reason there is rot there and it's also likely there's more hidden damage behind the siding is that slab never should have been that close to the door opening or siding.
I'm going to...
08-01-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By joecaption

There are no pictures in your post. ...

There are no pictures in your post.
Waterproofing needs to be done on the outside, not the inside.
08-01-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By joecaption

If this door was hung correctly there should have...

If this door was hung correctly there should have been at least flashing as a minimum under the door, up the sides and also covering up that exposed sub-flooring, better still there would have been a...
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Views: 321
Posted By joecaption

There should be an o ring that can replaced. ...

There should be an o ring that can replaced.
Remove that tape so we can see what you have better, it may be able to be taken apart from the top side.
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By joecaption

There just is no "patching" this one. There's...

There just is no "patching" this one.
There's some real prep issues that where never done under the slab causing this one.
That picture sure does not look like it was a minimum of 4" thick for a...
07-04-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By joecaption

Anytime the tile changes direction like that...

Anytime the tile changes direction like that caulk should be used.
06-28-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By joecaption

Also check to make sure that drain vent is not...

Also check to make sure that drain vent is not full of dirt.
06-11-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By joecaption

No way would I try and stick anything down the...

No way would I try and stick anything down the line to soak it up!
One easy way would be to adapt one end of the line to fit a male air line fitting, disconnect the line to the fire place and try...
06-11-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By joecaption

If it's ran on propane all the lines and...

If it's ran on propane all the lines and carburetor will stay far cleaner and will be far more likely to start when you need it most.
Gas goes bad if it's not used up in a few months.
Unless you...
05-30-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By joecaption

Guessing this is an older house. So called...

Guessing this is an older house.
So called upside outlets will have no effect.
Lot's of things can cause this, old worn out outlets, back stabbed outlets instead of wrapped around the screws....
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