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danke, guys.......... :thumbup:

danke, guys.......... :thumbup:
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How to hire a painter?

I'd like to hire some kind of artistic painter.. and experiment with having them paint my room.. create cartoon type characters or images..something?

So how would I go about finding/hiring said...
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yes, sounds like I need a new door.. I will...

yes, sounds like I need a new door..

I will look 'into' the level stuff or house movement.. my house is moving/sinking but only near the rear.. and this is a front door.. (the door is also hinged...
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Got a air leaking door.. what do I do?

I bought some of that "Weather stripping" that's like tape and pad.. and I noticed when I applied it.... "made the door hard to shut" and wherever I applied it ahh.. it partially created a light...
12-24-15, 09:38 PM
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I have reduced the humidity to 50% ish right...

I have reduced the humidity to 50% ish right now.. which did remove tons of moisture on the windows that seemed to get real bad (aka whole window area wet with water)

I'm attempting to reduce the...
12-16-15, 04:35 PM
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the humidity is 80% just cause a temperature...

the humidity is 80% just cause a temperature sensor is labeled "outside" doesn't mean you have to put it out there.. it's in my 2nd unit as I said.. at 80% 'ish..

I have a duplex if that helps.....
12-16-15, 09:48 AM
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Why is high humidity bad?

High guys.. I got high humidity in my 2nd unit.. it's like 80% in there.. and I do see water on the window edges to prove it?

so I think if I buy a dehumidifer and get a hose.. it will create heat...
11-01-15, 02:32 PM
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Tree Roots

Hi guys.. my sewer drain keeps getting hit by roots once a year? I was wondering what was available for permanent removal/fix..

I've seen new technologies like this...
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thanks.. I found those at the store :) I...

thanks.. I found those at the store :)

I like this much better then the kwikset turn a button.. they are expensive at $16 or so.. but still neat :)
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Bathroom door knob/lock

Hi, guys.. I'd like to buy a bathroom door knob/lock.. (not with keys) one of the poke it hole ones :)

But I wanted to get one that's kind of older.. where you used to turn the handle to lock it...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-10-15, 08:01 PM
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Umm.. I'd like to clarify that another reason...

Umm.. I'd like to clarify that another reason I've been having problems with "dead" water heaters is possible contamination in my city water.. there's possible calcium in my city water.. and that may...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-19-15, 03:59 PM
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A couple days ago.. the water heater broke for the technically 3rd time

A couple days ago.. the water heater broke for the technically 3rd time.. I believe, I'm averaging besides for the 1st one.. breaking almost 1 a year.. so the reliability of electrical as a permanent...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-12-15, 04:39 AM
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for technical reasons I'd like to point out the...

for technical reasons I'd like to point out the unit that burnt out; where the wiring connects inside the box to the terminals.. so it is possible I didn't put them in "careful" enough.. (plastic...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-24-14, 08:02 PM
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#2 unit went out today.. which isn't a super...

#2 unit went out today.. which isn't a super surprise :eek: the units feel cheap had a "not so good amazon" rep as in people were experiencing ones that broke a lot.. I think it's probably a long...
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Stove questions

Umm.. I was wondering if you have a stove with higher watts or output to the burners ='s more heat or something?

As I was looking at some burners (8" surface elements) and they list the wattage on...
12-15-13, 09:25 AM
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Found the wire that burnt out in a chain link of...

Found the wire that burnt out in a chain link of electrical outlets/fixtures.. ironically it burnt out between the 1st room that didn't have power and the 2nd room that did and living room didn't get...
12-04-13, 03:02 PM
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Holy crap.. all the downstairs lights fully...

Holy crap.. all the downstairs lights fully turned on today.. (there switches were left on) so I turned them off.. and headed upstairs to check the bedroom.. when I flipped on the bedroom it.. (it...
12-01-13, 01:04 PM
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Yes, and I mean a metal mounted small one or...

Yes, and I mean a metal mounted small one or slim..



No there was only 4 wires as decribed.. 2 from the wall.. 2 headed to the light
11-30-13, 11:36 PM
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According to my sister who changed the...

According to my sister who changed the "Receptacle" that I plugged the vacuum into.. there was "no room" to get the wires onto the screws.. only the backstabs were feasible based on the wire and the...
11-29-13, 08:50 PM
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Umm.. nope looks like copper.. Okay,...

Umm.. nope looks like copper..



Okay, I'll try but this wiring is old and was working.. and has been this way since the houses construction or least since the 80's.. I think..
11-26-13, 07:59 PM
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Hmm.. well we ripped the socket apart.. it seemed...

Hmm.. well we ripped the socket apart.. it seemed like it was possible the 4 wires going into the back of the outlet were "maybe" fused to the socket.. (as this is the original socket that sparked...
11-21-13, 08:02 AM
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Umm.. yah, I meant breaker box.. I have a 200 amp...

Umm.. yah, I meant breaker box.. I have a 200 amp breaker box.. less than a year old... ;)



Okay will check that plug/socket out thoroughly than..
11-21-13, 07:58 AM
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Posted By theemaster

House is a duplex House is 1958 ...

House is a duplex



House is 1958



Already tried that but likely going to try as I said taking off the panel and just checking the wires to breakers too..
11-20-13, 02:59 PM
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Posted By theemaster

Find faulty wiring

Hi, umm.. a few short days ago I plugged a new vacuum into a receptacle and then it sparked and the power went out for that outlet and several house lights (total = 4) in 2 different rooms and yah,...
08-21-13, 05:00 PM
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Hmm.. plastic does though right.. I wonder if I...

Hmm.. plastic does though right.. I wonder if I could get a plastic laminate or something?
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