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Mitch thanks for the advice, I went around the...

Mitch thanks for the advice, I went around the entire house and noticed that the drip edges were basically pushed flush with the side of the house. This probably happened two years ago when we had a...
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it seems to be hugging the asphalt shingle and...

it seems to be hugging the asphalt shingle and getting behind the gutter. There is a 1/4 to 1/2" gap behind it. It may have pulled away from the house last winter when there was a sizable ice dam...
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checking on it again, I noticed that some water...

checking on it again, I noticed that some water is channeling behind the gutter and dripping down to the molding, would it be prudent to seal the spot where the molding meets the cedar shingles?
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water just poured through the seal of my Andersen picture window then stopped

It hasn't dripped since (1hr later), just started then stopped. We've gotten about 2.5" of rain in last 12 hours here in CT. Almost a year to the date that my father-in-law "installed" this window....
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is it ok to switch from 1/2hp sump pump to a 1/3 hp sump pump?

I have an old Ridgid 1/2hp sump pump that has been going strong for at least 5 years. I was thinking of replacing it with the same model but it looks like the quality has gone down with a lot of bad...
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Posted By joeban

I should explain

that Whirlpool won't sell just the bearing, the basket that it's attached to has to be purchased as well. I downloaded the repair manual and it seems like a real mother of a job - basically have to...
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Posted By joeban

I called Whirlpool

and they told me my particular model, the Duet Sport WFW8300sw04, only comes with a 1 year warranty - nothing more on parts, so I'm stuck. He told me he'd give me 25% off the basket but it still...
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Whirlpool Duet front loader grinding during spin cycle

I've done a little research and it seems that it might have something to do with the rear bearing attached to the basket drive pulley. I've read that the seal sometimes breaks and water gets into the...
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Posted By joeban

there is a flap that the tech loosened in order...

there is a flap that the tech loosened in order to see if the burner was firing correctly. He never tightened it so I called the company up and they put a tech on the phone who advised me to tighten...
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should the flap on my Weil Mclain oil burner be loose or tightened?

I had my furnace serviced today and noticed that the flap on the front of the boiler (pic here (http://yfrog.com/c8weilmclainj)) is loose and I haven't noticed it being left that way before. I can...
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just to update this for future reference if...

just to update this for future reference if anyone searches this same topic - the blade had to be cut off the motor. I ordered a new blade from searspartsdirect.com and it just snapped onto the old...
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ok, I was able to get the motor off, which was...

ok, I was able to get the motor off, which was pretty simple only two screws and a plug. Now the hard part. Getting the blade off the motor.

Here's a picture of the front...
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replacing refrigerator condensor fan - diy or call the guy?

my condenser fan for my Kenmore refrigerator (model: 253 5718 2600) had a damaged blade so I thought it would be a good idea to take it off entirely instead of listening to the clicking sound it was...
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thanks for the reply, I haven't had much success...

thanks for the reply, I haven't had much success asking the guys at home depot what I need because they just end up reading the labels like I can do, so I was hoping for some specific products for...
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What kind of cement should I use for these different jobs?

I have some water seeping through my basement floor, not a lot just some puddling along a wall where my oil tank was replaced and the workers had to remove a copper tube that was buried. What is the...
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Posted By joeban

attaching a screw on valve to a soldered shutoff toilet valve

My shutoff valve under my toilet no longer works so I bought a new valve thinking I could just unscrew the old one and put on the new one. Well my old one was soldered in place and I've never...
08-07-09, 07:02 AM
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wow, I just called a plumbing supply store and...

wow, I just called a plumbing supply store and the Roth was quoted at $1k and the Granby at $379. Are you sure it should only be $100 more?
08-07-09, 05:52 AM
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Posted By joeban

thanks Grady, is there somewhere I can buy a Roth...

thanks Grady, is there somewhere I can buy a Roth tank online and have my plumber install it or is this something they only sell to the trade. I notice that in doing a simple google search it's very...
08-06-09, 09:45 PM
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Posted By joeban

thanks, what is the benefit of a Roth tank and...

thanks, what is the benefit of a Roth tank and how much more should it cost?
08-06-09, 04:06 PM
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Posted By joeban

good point, I assumed that the price includes...

good point, I assumed that the price includes disposal of the oil tank. Wouldn't he mention if that was an extra charge?
08-06-09, 03:41 PM
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Posted By joeban

what is a fair price for removing and replacing oil tank in basement?

Hi, I have a pin hole leaking my oil tank and need to get it fixed/replaced. I was quoted $1700 to remove and replace a 330 gallon oil tank in my basement. Is this a fair price. I have a hatch to my...
02-12-09, 01:08 PM
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Posted By joeban

Weil McLain sounds funny after tune up and cleaning

Hi, I just had my Weil McLain oil burner tuned up and cleaned a couple of days ago and noticed that it no longer has that clean start that it had before it was tuned. In past years the noise on start...
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Posted By joeban

Need recommendations on size of new sump pump

well, got an unexpected storm last night and my sump pump went on and my hose was still tangled up outside. That meant it was running almost all night. It was a trooper and didn't fail but now it...
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Posted By joeban

Bguzz I do get it cleaned and tuned every year...

Bguzz I do get it cleaned and tuned every year Iím just looking at service contracts that run an extra $50 and think it might be worth it for the piece of mind. But they donít cover everything. By...
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