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04-11-20, 02:34 PM
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Posted By yodelaehee

Figure sloped for support height

Figure height of support for sloped roof
I'm making a shed for my generator Using 2x2s, I made bottom frame, cut four posts at 10 degree angle which are verticle supports. I need to figure new...
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Posted By yodelaehee

Growth on concrete pier

This is in my crawl space
04-04-19, 10:37 PM
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Views: 696
Posted By yodelaehee

How and when do I transplant these? They're...

How and when do I transplant these? They're obviously going to need a bigger container. I started a new batch and they're growing really quickly.
04-01-19, 10:37 PM
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Views: 696
Posted By yodelaehee

The temperatures here in winter range from 58 F...

The temperatures here in winter range from 58 F to 72 when I turn heat on at night. Window only got morning sun, so I got a heating pad and grow light. Theyre growing very well now.
Depending how...
03-11-19, 10:05 PM
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Views: 696
Posted By yodelaehee

Growing Holy Basil

I planted some seeds which took a very long time to germinate. They reached about one inch high, still looking strong and green and stopped there. I started another batch, shown here.

How do I...
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Views: 558
Posted By yodelaehee

Sump pump stays on

A new septic system was installed here about 18 years ago.
May electric bill went sky high after about 7 years. I traced it to the septic pump. I later found that the gate valve blew off and it was...
07-19-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By yodelaehee

It looks open

It must be if it's able to light at all; maybe blocked a little. Could take a proxa brush to it, but that might push whatever in further. Took a shop vac to it. Is that a jet that I can take out?
07-19-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By yodelaehee

Not typical burners

This isn't the typical range I've seen before. The burners are just floating on the ends of the gas lines. I pushed gently on the power burner and it sank into the stove. Had to pry the top off and...
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Views: 6,287
Posted By yodelaehee

Now I understand it's legit

Now I understand a little more about it. It sounded like a scamerooni at first. They load test it and replace modules that need it. I'm not sure why they have to take the whole thing out of the car...
07-16-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By yodelaehee

Stove burners not working correctly

I have a Tappan Millennia stove. The two front burners are not working right. They are difficult to start and don't reach full flame anymore. The low and high settings are basically the same and...
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Views: 6,287
Posted By yodelaehee

Hybrid battery 'reconditioning'

A local repair shop has a hybrid maintenance package for $1000. It includes battery 'reconditioning'. Anyone know anything (if anyone's here) about this. Is it worth it? Kinda eats up the gas...
07-09-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By yodelaehee

High water table

It's extremely muddy, and I noticed running water coming down a gentle slope. I followed it and came to a spot in the middle of the house. I didn't know where it was coming from. I dug down about...
07-07-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By yodelaehee

Dehumidifier for crawl space

My 900 Sq ft crawl space get floodeds during the winter - mild climate in California. I put a sump pump in there, not sure yet how much good it's gonna do.
I had a Westinghouse 70 pint dehumidifier...
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Views: 325
Posted By yodelaehee

Garden solar light

One of my solar lights stopped working, so I charged the battery. Now it won't turn off even in bright sunlight.

I previously wrote about another solar light that started flashing. I recharged...
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Posted By yodelaehee

Sump pump stopped

I"ve had a Simer 1/2 hp cast iron submersible sump pump for about 6 years. I noticed about 3 years ago it wasn't working. I didn't have time to mess with it until now. It stopped working I think...
04-05-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By yodelaehee

Flooded crawl space

I have a 900 sq ft crawl space I went in after all the heavy rains. Fiberglass insulation on the 'ceiling' was dripping, saturated. It's extremely muddy, and I noticed running water coming down a...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-14-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By yodelaehee

Replacing old water heater

I have a 25 year old 40 gal water heater that finally rusted out. After wrestling with a stuck gate valve, I finally got it to close. I hooked a hose up to the drain **** - editors are apparently...
04-12-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By yodelaehee

4' 1 Lamp Strip

This is a "4' 1 Lamp Strip" - as it says on the outside of the box which is too narrow to hold anything else, mounted to a wall.
The ballast came installed with the strip.
Not sure what you mean,...
04-12-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By yodelaehee

That is confusing. The diagram shows two lamps,...

That is confusing. The diagram shows two lamps, but it is a single lamp fixture...far as I can tell.
04-12-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By yodelaehee

'Fancy' wiring

The thing that's throwing me off is the extra connectors they put in there...maybe they just needed more wire?65020
04-12-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By yodelaehee

Ballast

I asked a contractor who happened to be in the store if I needed a romex bushing and since it's inside the house, he said no.65019
04-12-16, 12:42 PM
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Views: 803
Posted By yodelaehee

Re: new fixture

65000
Hope this is ok way to do it
04-12-16, 12:38 PM
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Views: 803
Posted By yodelaehee

New fixture

Pics wouldn't load first time. This is the new fixture. Looks like a push on connector on right - not sure how to deal with that.64999
04-12-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By yodelaehee

Fluorescent fixture hookup

I'm replacing an old 4' T12 fluorescent fixture with a new 4' T8. I'm not 100 percent confident about wiring this thing yet. Attaching some pics. Any help appreciated.64996
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By yodelaehee

Septic questions

I have a small two bedroom cabin with just one person living in it currently. Two 1,000 gallon polypropylene septic tanks were put in 15 years ago, with a sump pumping up a small hill to the leach...
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