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01-24-21, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Rob04064

*buildup* not *blockage* - nothing is blocked. I...

*buildup* not *blockage* - nothing is blocked. I still have the cut section of pipe since i just did it yesterday. Upon second inspection it isnt as bad as i previously thought. Although i used the...
01-24-21, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Rob04064

Id rather not open it back up. I do have an...

Id rather not open it back up. I do have an upstream cleanout which would be the place to do it but no snake. I found this liquid stuff by Zep called Drain Defense, claims its a buildup remover and...
01-24-21, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Rob04064

Thanks for the responses. Yes pipe is pitched....

Thanks for the responses. Yes pipe is pitched. Actually where i cut into it was the vertical stack part. And no its no longer open, all hard tied back together. We do not dump grease down the drain...
01-24-21, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Rob04064

Soap scum buildup inside waste line

I cut into my waste line yesterday to do some rework in the basement and found the main waste line has a Pretty heavy buildup of what i believe is soap scum. The house is only about 2 years old and...
01-23-21, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Rob04064

Thank you Pilot Dane Just wanted to confirm...

Thank you Pilot Dane

Just wanted to confirm before proceeding
01-22-21, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Rob04064

Cut into DWV stack

My vent and washer drain trap tie into the main soil stack in the basement. The fit up was done poorly in my opinion and could be tucked tighter to the wall, which would allow me to move my...
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Posted By Rob04064

Thanks PjMax You are correct, they are not...

Thanks PjMax

You are correct, they are not removable. I ordered a nw valve assembly so i decided to try removing them anyways. I was able to break them out and indeed they were filled with...
01-19-21, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Rob04064

@beezlebob that is correct. And i have considered...

@beezlebob that is correct. And i have considered a side entry. It would get the job done. May be a better option than hiring a structural engineer to build a 3x2 closet.
01-19-21, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Rob04064

Moving a lolly / lally column

Id like to move a lally column in the basement of my new construction one story house. There are 4 or 5 columns that run under the center beam all 8 feet apart. I believe i have confirmed the...
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Posted By Rob04064

Maytag washer inlet valve screens

Hey guys, I have a Maytag top load washer, and the water inlet valve has screens that look like this (see pic)

Are these removable and if so, how? Dont wanna damage them if they are not...
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Views: 607
Posted By Rob04064

Thanks guys clears up a lot of confusion. After...

Thanks guys clears up a lot of confusion. After reading, playing around, performing service, it is a lot less intimidating now. We seem to lose power a lot here so it definitely gets used.
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Posted By Rob04064

When I flip Main Utility Disconnect switch at the...

When I flip Main Utility Disconnect switch at the Automatic Transfer Switch panel, when there is no outage, is it normal for the generator to fire up and run?
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Posted By Rob04064

Pilot Dane, thanks for the link. Very helpful.

Pilot Dane, thanks for the link. Very helpful.
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Views: 607
Posted By Rob04064

Thanks for the responses. One other thing, I am...

Thanks for the responses. One other thing, I am quoting a reponse from user Zorfdt above:

""Main Utility Disconnect" This is the automatic transfer switch outside at your meter. Open the Generac...
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Posted By Rob04064

Thanks for the response! Ive been studying the...

Thanks for the response! Ive been studying the manuals all morning. Although they seem straight forward, I do not want to mess anything up. The Automatic Transfer Switch (mine's in the basement, not...
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Posted By Rob04064

I have the manuals. Certain things are not...

I have the manuals. Certain things are not explained well. For instance to check oil during an outage, step one is to set Main Utility Disconnect to Off. Would this be the switch on the Generac panel...
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Posted By Rob04064

Frigidaire Gallery ice maker not working

Hey All, I have a Frigidaire Gallery model FG4H2272UF French door refrigerator with ice maker. This is in a house I just bought. The fridge is pretty new, like a year old Afaik.

I dumped all the...
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Posted By Rob04064

22kw Generac guardian maintenance

Hey guys, I have a year old 22kw Generac Guardian generator (propane) installed at a house I just bought. It has the green/yellow light on the outside of the housing and the control panel reads...
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Posted By Rob04064

Thanks for the responses guys. My sump basin...

Thanks for the responses guys. My sump basin stays dry AFAIK. But i still want a removable lid. I have a square basin. Any ideas? Looks like I may have to make something?

Also do I need to caulk...
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Views: 384
Posted By Rob04064

Thanks for the response. So i talked with The...

Thanks for the response. So i talked with The builder who said the radon pipe is tied to the drain tile which is looped around the inside foundation perimeter and meets at the sump basin in the...
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Posted By Rob04064

Thanks for the response PjMax. Radon rough in is...

Thanks for the response PjMax. Radon rough in is fairly common in new residential construction from what i understand. Here in Maine radon is fairly common. I think for whatever reason the original...
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Posted By Rob04064

Radon system question

Hey all, hope this is the correct forum for my question. Anyways...

i just bought a new house built in 2019. In the basement there is a 4" green pvc pipe coming up out of the floor about 18" or so...
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Posted By Rob04064

Ok guys all great responses. I spoke with someone...

Ok guys all great responses. I spoke with someone in town who installs hitches and he basically said the added lights on a universal spliced-in 4 flat connector can blow fuses. They also had in stock...
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Views: 607
Posted By Rob04064

Thanks for the response Alan73 On this Ford...

Thanks for the response Alan73

On this Ford Escape the running light and brake light is the same wire and bulb and then the turn signal is a separate wire and bulb. Just checked with my light...
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Posted By Rob04064

Pilot Dane, thanks for the response. I believe...

Pilot Dane, thanks for the response. I believe you are correct in that these kits are designed to not draw power from the lighting circuit.

The kit i am talking about is a Reese 85774

The...
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