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12-08-20, 10:48 AM
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More pictures at https://imgur.com/a/7udHos7

More pictures at https://imgur.com/a/7udHos7
12-08-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By andrey2

Vinyl windows made in 2007 do not close, possible to replace?

Just inspected a house yesterday - most of the windows in this 2009 house do not close completely. Inspector said vinyl windows get twisted and my options are replacement or spacers in the latches.
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11-10-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By andrey2

make Inclined garage floor flat? why this dip in front of the house?

That's Jersey City, NJ - garage on the ground floor of the building. My dream is to remove the partitioning wall between the unfinished basement and garage and level the floor level - but first I...
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Posted By andrey2

Smile Next steps for ground floor room

Next steps for ground floor room


This is ground hobby/laundry room in a three story townhouse build in 2011. New York City area.


I have installed this storm door about a week ago and I...
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Views: 1,672
Posted By andrey2

I've used a sock on the end of the house as a...

I've used a sock on the end of the house as a filter, closed faucets and cold water supply open. Between two heaters all I got was a few table spoons of the sediment. Would we expect more of this...
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Views: 1,672
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yes gas heater started to drain the second...

yes gas heater

started to drain the second unit in same building, so far clean water. would sediment be in the beginning or at the end?

also with cold watter supply shut it drains slowly for...
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Views: 1,672
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Heater making a noise at night - what shall I do about it?

Here is a video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbtvb_zIffs

This heater was manufactured around 2011 and was not flushed at least in the last 5 years.

Does this have anything to do with...
08-14-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By andrey2

Best tool to remove these sewer inspection plugs?

I think these are 3 inches in diameter. There is a bit of paint over them so need to apply some force. Is there any kind of a special tool for this style? What is this style called?

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Thank...
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Views: 1,445
Posted By andrey2

PS: there is also HVAC filter - that one I did...

PS: there is also HVAC filter - that one I did change a couple of months ago. Would a more expensive HVAC filter help with the smells? Any magic keywords on the filter to look for?
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Views: 1,445
Posted By andrey2

Cool smell proofing downstairs garage

My wire tells me she can smell the garage odors from our downstairs garage, how can I smell proof it? I do not smell but she does :(

We do a bit of race car wrenching every weekend with the guys,...
01-10-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By andrey2

here are water hoses -...

here are water hoses - http://i.imgur.com/F6mhOBH.jpg

actually I've removed one of the tiles under where hose goes into the wall and it's only insulation there. the pipe does not go down - looks...
01-10-17, 03:28 PM
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Views: 644
Posted By andrey2

The sink faucets are mounted on the sink cabinet...

The sink faucets are mounted on the sink cabinet top inside the bathroom inside the house.

There are flex hoses inside the sink cabinet going to the outside wall, yes. I assume the shower pipes...
01-10-17, 01:32 PM
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Views: 644
Posted By andrey2

Cool frozen pipes - only in corner bathrooms. looking for insulation ideas

It was hard to choose the right sub-forum but I think "insulation" is my keyword.

NYC area, two-family 2011 house. Five bathrooms total - only two corner 2nd and 3rd floor bathroom pipes get...
12-26-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By andrey2

Yes recessed light. thermal protector - is that a...

Yes recessed light. thermal protector - is that a separate device in line with the fixture or is it part of the fixture? Do I just replace with similar-looking fixture? Do I convert to an LED light...
12-26-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By andrey2

bathroom ceiling light switch - broken? timer? magic?

I'm sorry if that would sound silly.

House build in 2011, two apartments, three switches under same cover - sink, fan, shower.

Shower light always turns off by itself after some time. And than...
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Views: 4,172
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The issue has been recently resolved, the last...

The issue has been recently resolved, the last vent required a 40 feet ladder so it was a challenge to find someone interested in a small job so high.

Just for history here's a video of what the...
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By andrey2

Any specific products you would recommend for...

Any specific products you would recommend for this application?

It's concrete walls on three sides but there is an open edge in the front - at the point from which the picture was taken. If I have...
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By andrey2

Puddles on concrete alley

Sorry for such a trivial question, I bet this was already discussed more than once.

I have a 3ft wide concrete alley between houses which I want to use for storage, but unfortunately it's always a...
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By andrey2

Thank you XSleeper, that's a great advice and all...

Thank you XSleeper, that's a great advice and all the important keywords!

Made some progress with the frame and still trying to choose what's the best roofing approach. I like your idea of making...
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Views: 614
Posted By andrey2

firewood shack roof waterproofing

I want to use this corner between houses to build a little firewood shack - I am going to use the three existing walls, just need a roof and probably a door of some sort.

This spot is 3ft wide, I...
Replies: 5
Views: 4,172
Posted By andrey2

Thumbs up Joe, thank you for you help! You are...

Joe, thank you for you help!

You are probably right - five are bathroom exhausts and two are dryer exhausts, this case the number 7 adds up and none of these have anything to do with heating.
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Views: 4,172
Posted By andrey2

Cool Birds in outside wall vent covers.

I am trying to solve the birds-in-my-bathroom exhaust/dryer/heater wall openings problem and I need a bit of help with the right keywords to find what to order for the intake ones.

Three story...
07-18-15, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By andrey2

Once all this is covered by dust, this would at...

Once all this is covered by dust, this would at least look depressing - even if the functionality is not affected. Do I think I should just leave everything as is?
07-18-15, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By andrey2

here's the part I am mostly not happy with:...

here's the part I am mostly not happy with: http://i.imgur.com/vTDB3S3.jpg

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These plastic ONTs are capable of being outside? That's a surprise!
07-17-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By andrey2

PS: no idea how those are read :( probably not...

PS: no idea how those are read :( probably not via a phone line just because this is a pretty new building without a phone line probably.
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