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01-20-21, 12:10 AM
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Posted By Marq1

They are just called 1/4" compression fittings,...

They are just called 1/4" compression fittings, very common!

I would also advise to replace that tubbing if it's more than a couple years old, cheap tubing can become brittle and crack and cause a...
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Posted By Marq1

Mud/foam jacking is only option I am aware of,...

Mud/foam jacking is only option I am aware of, will it work, we have no idea, need to get someone out to check it out!
01-18-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Marq1

Dimensional lumber is not considered structural...

Dimensional lumber is not considered structural laying flat, put in a couple 2x6 upright and your more than good!
01-16-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Marq1

Just go back to the softener forum and read,...

Just go back to the softener forum and read, there are tons of post, some just the other day with questions and links for all the information related to softeners and filters, then ask questions!!
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Posted By Marq1

If your the original owner just contact Schlege...

If your the original owner just contact Schlege and they will replace.

I just had all my 13 year old exterior handles, and electronic dead bolts replaced due to loss of finish. Then for a few...
01-14-21, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Marq1

Appears to bee a couple piece of steel across the...

Appears to bee a couple piece of steel across the floor and under the glass. With out welding, going to be a lot harder since there will need to be some type of brackets on the ends to connect to...
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Marq1

I've had septic fields for 40 years, 4 houses,...

I've had septic fields for 40 years, 4 houses, many different companies and never heard that term or that process ever.

That would be like pumping the water out of your toliets to eliminate clogs,...
01-10-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Marq1

Water is water, I would have added a shutoff off...

Water is water, I would have added a shutoff off the tee just in case you needed to isolate!
01-08-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By Marq1

It's that new project myopic view where every...

It's that new project myopic view where every little detail is analyzed yet what seemed so critical at first becomes invisible with time!
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Posted By Marq1

I think the real question is why would anybody...

I think the real question is why would anybody want to put carpet in a bathroom!
01-07-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Marq1

I like that! First off, shark bite fittings...

I like that!

First off, shark bite fittings are expensive, a solder joint cost pennies, and I simply feel a soldered copper fitting has a proven track record, I have seen to many failed o-rings, I...
01-07-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Marq1

Same locations have simple extruded aluminum...

Same locations have simple extruded aluminum pieces, just going to have to go investigate!

https://www.mcmaster.com/extrusions/metal/
01-07-21, 03:27 AM
01-03-21, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Marq1

There really isn't anything you can do that wont...

There really isn't anything you can do that wont look odd, just put the new piece there and it will then be a great motivator to get the rest of the house done!
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Marq1

Might just be easier to buy a new one? I'm...

Might just be easier to buy a new one?

I'm all for not just throwing stuff out but there are limits, depends on the cost differance between a new handle and a new shovel!
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Marq1

If it were a good chrome platting, like bumpers...

If it were a good chrome platting, like bumpers on a car then it would resist corrosion. So the fact it is corroding says the finish is purely cosmetic (cheap).

You could after cleaning put a...
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Marq1

I always post caulk. My preference is to find a...

I always post caulk. My preference is to find a caulk color that matches either the paint color (to the point where I custom mix my own caulk) or a color that matches the adjoining item, window,...
12-26-20, 02:12 PM
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Views: 145
Posted By Marq1

Its normal to do a water change several time per...

Its normal to do a water change several time per year, after awhile the balance gets so messed up you simply cant fix. Drain it, clean it, get a water tester and start fresh!
12-24-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Marq1

I lucked out, removed the pop up stopper and...

I lucked out, removed the pop up stopper and there it was, a nest of hair!

Got the shroom on order!
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By Marq1

I used the Moen anchors and a diamond hole saw to...

I used the Moen anchors and a diamond hole saw to install the grab bars for my Mom, I was very pleased with the solid mounting point!
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Marq1

I would encourage not using suction cup grab...

I would encourage not using suction cup grab bars, they are not 100% reliable and can fail. You will notice now they have little indicators on them but honestly who is going to take the time to...
12-21-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Marq1

I do but I had not thought about those small...

I do but I had not thought about those small snakes, I'll give that a try as look as I can find one long enough, that trap is set pretty low!

Norm, looks like a perfect stocking stuffer!
12-17-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Marq1

Are you referring to the material on top of that...

Are you referring to the material on top of that half wall?

That would concern me, without a mechanical attachment, a bracket silicone to the horizontal surface is not structural.

A diamond...
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Marq1

Sounds like a mess, just get 3-4 inches of...

Sounds like a mess, just get 3-4 inches of crushed limestone, rake it out, compact and wet, super solid!
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