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01-22-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By joed

Yes. All boxes need covers.

Yes. All boxes need covers.
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Posted By Zorfdt

For what it's worth, I got one of those touch-up...

For what it's worth, I got one of those touch-up repair kits. Worked pretty well, but yellowed only after a few months.
Separately, had an old (probably 50's/60's) cast iron tub reglazed...
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Views: 172
Posted By XSleeper

If you don't want casing, rip off the plywood and...

If you don't want casing, rip off the plywood and install drywall jambs. Then you will need tearaway l-bead against the glass and corner bead where it meets the wall. And IMO unless it never gets...
Replies: 40
Views: 997
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, 03:27 AM
12-31-20, 04:23 PM
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Views: 308
Posted By palmcoast

I think the guy at the electrical supply house is...

I think the guy at the electrical supply house is pulling your leg. As a professional he should never suggest bypassing the permit process for that type of work. The answer is definitely yes.
12-31-20, 04:17 PM
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Views: 308
Posted By telecom guy

How does one replace the pan contacts without a...

How does one replace the pan contacts without a utility service disconnect? In my area, the POCO wants a permit pulled.
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: 4
Views: 200
Posted By PJmax

I ordered a replacement set of impellers from my...

I ordered a replacement set of impellers from my Toro with the kit that comes with the good hardware. Those old bolts should just snap.
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Views: 160
Posted By cheese

It's toast. The piston, the ring, and the...

It's toast. The piston, the ring, and the cylinder are galled and scored. I doubt you have hardly any compression at all.
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By XSleeper

In all likelihood, yes. Skylight leaks usually...

In all likelihood, yes. Skylight leaks usually come from the flashing around the skylight.
12-19-20, 05:54 PM
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Views: 239
Posted By PJmax

If that's not copper then it's 1/2" black iron....

If that's not copper then it's 1/2" black iron. Possibly galvanized. The pipe would be threaded and that valve would just screw off. That would be ab easy replacement. You'd need to hold the pipe...
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By XSleeper

Ok whatever. You asked for an opinion, and its...

Ok whatever. You asked for an opinion, and its not an issue. 100 years ago wood floors like that got installed right over the joists, and there was no subfloor.
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Posted By Marq1

Most cabinets have a top coat, you cant stain a...

Most cabinets have a top coat, you cant stain a top coat!
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Views: 307
Posted By Marq1

You know what they say, if it's on the internet...

You know what they say, if it's on the internet it's got to be true.

Kind of sounds like something in the prep wasn't done right and IMO attempting a short cut repair isnt going to do much better...
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Views: 207
Posted By marbobj

Happens a lot. Check the oil level and if it...

Happens a lot.

Check the oil level and if it is over filled and smells gassy the float is probably sticking. The over fill in the crankcase would cause the smoking.

If you do have gas in the...
11-17-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By XSleeper

It ain't going anywhere....

It ain't going anywhere....
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Posted By Marq1

If you get mulching blades you have to get close...

If you get mulching blades you have to get close off panel, they dont provide any benefit by themselves. In fact just the closeout panel is probably sufficient even with std blades.

Mulching is...
10-22-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By XSleeper

Often there are no identifying marks. Does...

Often there are no identifying marks.

Does it have glass? Look for a watermark. Is there any etching on the aluminum spacer bar (between the panes of glass) Do the hinges have any writing? Does...
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Marq1

That is the quickrete mold for making walkways. ...

That is the quickrete mold for making walkways.

Unfortunately there is no patching that will stand the test of time, concrete is not easily patchable. They make some patching materials, even...
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By beelzebob

The tractors electrical load determines the amp...

The tractors electrical load determines the amp draw from the source. A diode will only conduct when the bias conditions are met. Please provide your source as it is in error so I can correct them.
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Tumble

If your able to go without its use, pull the...

If your able to go without its use, pull the toilet yourself, set it outside (maybe needs cleaning under the base?), completely block off the waste pipe. See if the stink stays or goes away with the...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-18-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Mad Scientist

Just my 2˘. Your course of action will depend...

Just my 2˘. Your course of action will depend on your circumstances. If you can afford it, I would go ahead and replace the water heater (and expansion tank) now. The reason is that your old...
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Pilot Dane

There are no effective pour down the drain...

There are no effective pour down the drain cleaners that work. Even worse drain cleaners are high toxic. I mechanically remove clogs with a plunger or drain/toilet snake.
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