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01-15-17, 07:03 PM
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Question Pool Water Cleanup

Broke my knee and have not maintained my pool for many months. It looks like the black lagoon. What is the best way to clean it? What is the best algecide to use? Hygie Reynolds,
Replies: 1
Views: 710
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Slowly deteriorating bricks

Some bricks that hold up columns on my back patio are deteriorating. They are slowly shedding a fine sand like dust. One inexpensive sealer that I applied did not stop the slow deterioration. Is...
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By hreynolds

Question Tape Required?

Stripped bathroom wallpaper. Heavy glue underneath, probably have cleaned enough off. Vertical wallboard joints, that are not corners, look as though they were not taped and joint compound applied....
Replies: 8
Views: 990
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I want to apologize for my ignorance on thinset....

I want to apologize for my ignorance on thinset. It may well be a good solution to my problem. I have also heard that hydraulic cement could be good for repairing cement tiles. Does anyone have...
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Views: 990
Posted By hreynolds

These are cement tiles on top of the pool deck....

These are cement tiles on top of the pool deck. They are not on the water side of the pool wall.
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Views: 990
Posted By hreynolds

I do not know how to post pictures.

I do not know how to post pictures.
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Views: 990
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These are cement tiles held in place with either...

These are cement tiles held in place with either cement or mortar in between to hold them in place. I need to know what type of cement for damaged tiles and what type of mortar to use in between the...
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Views: 990
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Question Cement Pool Coping Repair

I have pool coping that looks like cement tiles. What cement should I use to attempt to repair some of the tiles and the bonding between them?
12-24-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By hreynolds

I should have responded earlier that the reason...

I should have responded earlier that the reason that there are 2 switches instead of just 1 to turn on both pumps at the same time is that the pool pump is supposed to be turned on first to bleed air...
12-23-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By hreynolds

There has always been just one breaker for the...

There has always been just one breaker for the two pumps.
12-22-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By hreynolds

The way I now figure it. The brass screws on one...

The way I now figure it. The brass screws on one side of the switch interupt the power going to the pool pump; and the black screws on the other side of the switch interupt the power going to the...
12-22-13, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
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The 2 conduits going into the bottom of the box...

The 2 conduits going into the bottom of the box look as though they can be disconnected. Everything is 110 Volts.
12-22-13, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
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Guys, Because my junction box has 2 conduits...

Guys, Because my junction box has 2 conduits coming in from the bottom and two wiring cables coming out the top, I cannot take the calked in box cover off and cover it with a plastic bag. I did check...
12-21-13, 08:29 PM
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Views: 2,235
Posted By hreynolds

It was one of the 2 mounting screws for the pool...

It was one of the 2 mounting screws for the pool pump switch that broke. A spring loaded cap covered that switch. The spring broke off so that cap probably was leaking water onto the bottom of the...
12-21-13, 05:28 PM
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Views: 2,235
Posted By hreynolds

The junction box is outside. The armored cable...

The junction box is outside. The armored cable appears to have a spiraled aluminum wrapping. The electrician said the new cable he put in was Romex and he covered it with what looked like a plastic...
12-21-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
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Sorry, I do not have the equipment or knowledge...

Sorry, I do not have the equipment or knowledge to upload a picture. I hoped someone could tell me how to wire the switches before I remove the box cover. The outdoor box sits on top of 2 conduit...
12-21-13, 02:40 PM
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Views: 2,235
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Question Pool and Booster Pump Wiring Problem

I have an outdoor double gang junction box with 2 switches. One switch turns on the pool pump; the other switch can turn the booster pump on only when the pool pump switch is on. When the pool pump...
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By hreynolds

Question Water on Patio

I have rain water from a small hill running onto my patio. It may get high enough to enter my house. Is it cheaper to have a drain installed in the patio or to have a French drain installed in...
02-08-11, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,811
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On the toilet that I already installed there is...

On the toilet that I already installed there is about a 2 inch gap between the tank, with the top on, and the wall--probably because I am taking out old toilets and putting in water saving ones. The...
02-08-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,811
Posted By hreynolds

Question Toilet Distance from Wall Question

I bought 2 toilets that require a distance from the wall to the floor bolts of 12 inches. I successfully installed one in my bathroom. I am now getting ready to install one in my daughter's...
09-03-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,405
Posted By hreynolds

Water Softener Drainage Problem

My water softener sits in a laundry room next to my kitchen wall. The water softener sits on the side of the laundry room opposite from my washer and its drain. As a result, I have the run off from...
05-10-09, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,966
Posted By hreynolds

Pool Tile Repair

Thank you. I will try to purchase an outdoor, water tile repair kit from a big box store.
05-09-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,966
Posted By hreynolds

Question Pool Tile Repair

I have a row of decorative tile around the top of my in-ground pool. Small pieces are falling out of the tile design in several places. The small pieces are not broken so I would think I can...
Replies: 3
Views: 17,570
Posted By hreynolds

2005 Mazda 6I Starting Problem

Although I do have a multimeter, I probably do not have enough familiarity with modern cars to do what you suggest. I had someone else change my starter/solenoid for that reason. I have not been...
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Views: 17,570
Posted By hreynolds

Question 2005 Mazda 6 I Starting Problem

A 2005 Mazda 6 I unpredictably will not turn over. The auto store checked the alternator, battery, and starter; and said they were all good. The car will start after charging. I have cleaned the...
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