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Antenna Setup

I have two problems:

1. I live in a semi-rural area at the CT/Mass border where the signal coming from TV stations is weak even from close by stations, I mean magnitude weaker than my neighbors....
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Posted By Beasley

Thank you for your reply. The original or base...

Thank you for your reply. The original or base floor supposed to look like the floor on the top picture. It is all solid wood (ash) and almost an inch thick.

Do floors that thick get damage...
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I was just curious if anyone would advise me...

I was just curious if anyone would advise me against exposing the old floor and why.
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Posted By Beasley

Is there a risk in exposing an old floor?

My house was build in 1940 and one can see what the original floors look on picture number one. They are solid wood and about an inch thick.
Someone installed an engineered floor in the kitchen by...
11-07-17, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Beasley

Alminum Siding Reinstall

Is it possible to remove and reinstall individual pieces of aluminum siding without damaging it? If so, what tools I need to complete the task and is there a good, bullet proof write up on it?

I...
10-24-17, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Beasley

How to Recycle Aluminum Siding?

I would like to eventually replace my old aluminum siding. My neighbor claims that "I could get a lot of money for it".

If true, what type of company/organization pays the most?

Thanks in...
10-24-17, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Beasley

Siding Replacement-Now or Later?

My house was built in 1940. The walls are thinner and hollow inside. I have arranged for a contractor to come and insulate them. For that, I have to remove and reinstall two pieces of the aluminum...
09-19-17, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Beasley

What Walls Do I Have

I called a contractor specializing in insulation of walls and he asked me to check if my walls are insulated.

The background:

My house was part of exhibit featuring the world of tomorrow at...
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Posted By Beasley

Stone Fireplace

Hello,

I have owned the house I currently live for four and a half years. Its centerpiece is a riverstone fireplace, but problem with it is that despite being dusted weekly, as of lately the...
01-14-17, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Beasley

Thank you to all who replied. I intend to...

Thank you to all who replied.

I intend to keep it as a wrapped opening, but installing the wood trim kit I already bought around it. No idea how it ended up crooked: The floor is perfectly leveled.
01-14-17, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Beasley

Help With Fixing a Wall Opening

In my kitchen I have an opening that leads to bathroom on one side and a small room on the other. Without any trim, it looks like something that belongs to a communist block...:) I also have a door...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-17, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Beasley

Thank you for the advice and thank you for...

Thank you for the advice and thank you for providing the links to what is needed. My goal is to keep this tank for at least another two or three years.
Forum: Water Heaters
01-09-17, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Beasley

I just want to thank everyone for the support...

I just want to thank everyone for the support that was given to me during this project.

I was able to cut the plastic without damaging the threads and install a new valve. I did have to fit a...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-08-17, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Beasley

75501The valve broke. Now there is a small stump...

75501The valve broke. Now there is a small stump left. I tried pipe wrench, locking pliers etc and nothing seems to be working.

Any suggestions how to proceed? One idea I had was to try to put a...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-08-17, 12:26 PM
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Views: 1,472
Posted By Beasley

Is there some trick that I dont know of? I...

Is there some trick that I dont know of?

I cannot remove the old valve. It just doesnt turn. I am turning counterclockwise, but it doesnt move. I am able to move the entire heater, but not the...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-04-17, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Beasley

I have been trying to locate a suitable valve...

I have been trying to locate a suitable valve replacement. In my search, I found that Whirpool does not have any information on this unit, but typing the model number (ee3z50rdo55v) on American...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-04-17, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Beasley

Just out of curiosity, what would be the...

Just out of curiosity, what would be the temperature of the water if the valve threads were leaking? I am leaking cold water.
Forum: Water Heaters
01-03-17, 06:09 PM
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Views: 1,472
Posted By Beasley

Thank you for your replies. I double and triple...

Thank you for your replies. I double and triple checked the connections above the tank and they are dry.

I unbolted the two black covers on the front and underneath the insulation is dry.

When...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-03-17, 04:16 PM
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Views: 1,472
Posted By Beasley

Got a little further

I investigated a little closer, but still cant make it out if it comes out of the valve threads. My assumption is yes, because if it were somewhere else, the water would come out of the seal between...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-03-17, 03:53 PM
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Views: 1,472
Posted By Beasley

Hi roughneck77, Thank you for your fast...

Hi roughneck77,

Thank you for your fast reply. By the element covers, do you mean the two black covers on the front of the unit?

Thanks in advance.

P.S. The connections on the top are in...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-03-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Beasley

I need some water heater help

My water heater is used for hot water only. Tonight it started leaking. I have attached pictures of the entire setup. It looks like its leaking from behind the black rubber ring surrounding the front...
11-12-16, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Beasley

Fireplace Repairs

I have a fireplace that opens on both sides, one faces my living room and the other the bedroom. This is a picture taken from the living room:

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If you look at the edge of the flue, the...
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Posted By Beasley

Oh Sir. You are golden. Thank you so much. You...

Oh Sir. You are golden. Thank you so much. You saved me a lot of effort and time.
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Posted By Beasley

Door Repair

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Hello,

I could use some advice with regards repairing my door. My thought was to just cut out a rectangle in the damaged part and nail another piece in it. I am not going...
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Posted By Beasley

Air Separator Valve Leakage

Hello,

Here are the pictures:

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/alienspecimen/Heating/5.jpg

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/alienspecimen/Heating/2.jpg

Above is my heating...
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