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04-28-10, 11:15 AM
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Views: 848
Posted By philipt

Fallen fibeglass insulation

The underside of my house is covered with fiberglass insulation held to the floorboard by some kind of netting. I don't know who put it there, the previous owner or the builder. Through the vents...
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Views: 1,946
Posted By philipt

Leak at the bath cleanout cover plate

I noticed that water was leaking down to my basement and traced it to the cover plate of the bath cleanout. On close inspection, I can see that it does not sit flush to the tub because of a raised...
01-21-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,578
Posted By philipt

I don't see any bottom weatherstrip as you...

I don't see any bottom weatherstrip as you described but on closer inspection, I can see that the furry strip which is sealing the sliding door on the inside is missing. The door itself is level, the...
01-21-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,578
Posted By philipt

If this is missing on my door, what would you...

If this is missing on my door, what would you recommend as a fix?
01-21-10, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,578
Posted By philipt

Hi Vic, thanks for the quick reply. It's a...

Hi Vic,

thanks for the quick reply.
It's a slider.
01-21-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,578
Posted By philipt

Patio door whistling in the wind

In the recent storms, I noticed that one of my patio doors is whistling. On closer inspection, I see the wind and some water is getting through the bottom of the door.
What is missing?
Is there...
07-10-09, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,106
Posted By philipt

I am in a stand alone situation without alarm...

I am in a stand alone situation without alarm monitoring.

How easy is it to replace the head, is it similar to lawn sprinkler system?

I can see where I need to cut open the plasterboard around...
07-10-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,106
Posted By philipt

Leaking fire sprinkler head

One of the heads has sprung a leak, looks like where the joint was made. The leak is small, I have a 5 gallon bucket underneath and it is filling in about an hour.

The problem is I don't know how...
02-17-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,549
Posted By philipt

Hi Bud, Thanks for your reply. How would...

Hi Bud,
Thanks for your reply.

How would you suggest I go about identifying where the water gets in? Would you get an electrician, a landscape contractor or a plumber?

The water that...
02-17-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,549
Posted By philipt

Actually the ground in general will be damp after...

Actually the ground in general will be damp after heavy rain, if it rains a lot, some water might bubble up elsewhere.
I thought that this was caused by my underground rain pipe broken somewhere. I...
02-17-09, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,549
Posted By philipt

Water leak into crawlspace

Every year after it has been raining for a few days, I have water leaking into my crawlspace but where and how it comes in is a little tricky to solve.

In one corner of the crawlspace, there are...
12-16-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By philipt

Thanks again for your reply. Where do you...

Thanks again for your reply.

Where do you think on the pump that the bad seal might be. I mean how can I look for one because I can see both pumps in the equipment compartment and it is all dry.
...
12-15-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By philipt

Thanks for replying. From the visible...

Thanks for replying.

From the visible equipment panel where you can see pumps, bleed valves, heater element and so on, it is dry.
The water comes out of the base, so I have no way of telling...
12-14-08, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By philipt

15 views and no answers? hmm, no one has used...

15 views and no answers?
hmm, no one has used "fix a leak" or no one has an idea how to fix this?
I may have to fix the leak directly if I can figure out how to get to the bottom of the spa.
It is...
12-10-08, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By philipt

How to fix a troublesome leak

I have a troublesome leak that kept recurring. I used Fix a Leak, ran the pump till the leak stopped. The leak stopped almost immediately, no water coming out of base and concrete floor. The...
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By philipt

Thank you for both your answers. It is...

Thank you for both your answers.
It is appreciated.

A new printer and printserver, it is then.

Thanks
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By philipt

Thanks for the quick reply but if I were to use...

Thanks for the quick reply but if I were to use the same printserver, can I make the connection with the parallel to usb cable?

TIA
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By philipt

Upgrade to a USB printer - need help

My current printer is an old HP 820Cxi, I have a Hawkings printserver connected to the parallel port which is then connected to a lan port on my wireless server.

I want to upgrade the printer but...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By philipt

How can I tell if I have or don't have rev5.2? ...

How can I tell if I have or don't have rev5.2?
Is is on the motherboard or keypad inquiry?
thanks
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By philipt

I do want it to call but changing motherboard is...

I do want it to call but changing motherboard is way too much over my head and expenses, I'd leave it for now.
Thanks for all your help so far.
I appreciate it.
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By philipt

So that's what I got, an alphanumeric...

So that's what I got, an alphanumeric keypad....Shoot...Bad luck.

One more dumb question.

I read in the forum of someone using VOIP to dial out. Why couldn't *81 dial out a cell number? a...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By philipt

Smile What is an alphanumeric keypad? Is it like a...

What is an alphanumeric keypad?
Is it like a phone dial pad with ABC, DEF shown with the numbers?

Sorry for the dumb question.

Thanks
Replies: 6
Views: 31,643
Posted By philipt

Funny:thumbup: Wife doesn't know squat around...

Funny:thumbup:
Wife doesn't know squat around the house, just spent money:wall:
No it is me who turns it down and then a few days later, it is back up.
Oh I just get it....wife turns it up...
Replies: 6
Views: 31,643
Posted By philipt

Yes I did that but it would only be for a while. ...

Yes I did that but it would only be for a while.
The volume will reset after a while to a "default"? level and this is what I find too high.

Hence my original question - Isn't there a way to set...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,692
Posted By philipt

OK, I did not know that. Thanks

OK, I did not know that.
Thanks
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