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Cool Yep, I poured water down that as well. I'm going...

Yep, I poured water down that as well. I'm going to check the crawl space this weekend and the vent stack on the roof this weekend.

Not sure who to call professionally. My plumber told me they...
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There is a washing machine stand pipe and I...

There is a washing machine stand pipe and I haven't poured water down it. I would think the regular use of the washer would keep the trap in water.

However I will give it a try.

Thanks,
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Unhappy Bathroom odor

Hi,

Ok, I'm stumped. Last November, I noticed a sewage smell coming from the lower level bathroom (half bath). After reviewing the posts in DIY, I replaced the sink and drain and replaced the...
02-22-07, 10:15 AM
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Posted By sparky

Question I appreciate all of the responses to this...

I appreciate all of the responses to this discussion.
I've learned a lot and saved a lot of money thanks to this forum. Also I'm glad
the search function was finally fixed.

On to my post.

I'm...
02-19-07, 05:55 PM
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Posted By sparky

Question Thanks for the responses. I realize there...

Thanks for the responses.

I realize there are two separate questions buried in one post.

1. Lights burning out.
I would say that lights are burning out on an average of a month.
I'm buying...
02-19-07, 02:34 PM
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Posted By sparky

lights burning out

My lights have been burning out when switching on. Only incandescent, not any other type. This happens with different bulbs, different makes, different circuits. This is a 30 year old house with a...
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Posted By sparky

Question Thanks. I'm assuming I should start with the...

Thanks.

I'm assuming I should start with the valve. There is also a sensor that detects
water temperature. I've never used this function but feel it's another part that can break.

Thanks,
Ron
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Posted By sparky

Kenmore Washer no cold water

I have a kenmore washer where the cold water on wash/rinse cycles is at a trickle. I'm assuming this would be a inlet valve problem as there was no debris in the screen. My questions is would I...
10-25-04, 07:10 AM
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Posted By sparky

Question Back with an update. We just had the contractor...

Back with an update. We just had the contractor remove the shower floor down to the CPE pan.

The contract used Durock on top between the subfloor and the CPE pan. I didn't see this method in any...
10-21-04, 12:18 PM
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Posted By sparky

Thanks for the quick reply. The pan was...

Thanks for the quick reply.

The pan was built from scratch, I'm not sure if a preslope was installed under the pan liner or if it was water tested.

The contractor said that the drain couldn't...
10-21-04, 05:34 AM
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Posted By sparky

Angry Shower remodeling problems

Hi,

I am remodeling a small bathroom with a standup shower. My goal is to tile the shower, shower floor, and bathroom floor. Due to time constraints I decided to use a private contractor to do the...
08-23-04, 11:06 AM
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Posted By sparky

I believe it has something to do with the...

I believe it has something to do with the permission on the account, although I can't figure out what.

The workaround I used was to create another account using another email address I had. Using...
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Posted By sparky

Question 95 dodge caravan distance sensor

1995 Dodge Caravan (4 speed automatic)

Speedometer doesn't work and check engine light comes on. I suspect it's a distance (speed sensor). Various forums indicate that it is easy to replace....
08-07-04, 10:16 AM
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Posted By sparky

Question I'm using windows XP home edition. It sounds like...

I'm using windows XP home edition. It sounds like I need to contact an adminitrator as my account doesn't seem to have permissions to search.
08-01-04, 07:40 AM
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Posted By sparky

Question Thanks. I tried that and got a permission denied...

Thanks. I tried that and got a permission denied message. I am registered and have been able to search up till now.

Thanks,
Ron
07-31-04, 01:58 PM
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Posted By sparky

Question Forum search

Question.

I am unable to find the search link to search forums (subject,author). The only search link is the keyword search. Is there a setting I need, or permission to have the search link...
11-18-03, 08:52 AM
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Posted By sparky

The nipple extends through the wall so I'm not...

The nipple extends through the wall so I'm not sure how I would replace that without opening the wall up.

Some other questions.

What is a back up wrench?

Should I use teflon tape before...
11-18-03, 07:41 AM
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Posted By sparky

Question toilet shut off valve

Hi,

Unable to turn off the water supply to the toilet from the shut off valve; had to turn off at main supply.

The valve is probably 25 years old and I think may need replacing.

Valve is...
12-04-02, 07:01 AM
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Posted By sparky

Yes this is a bypass unit. We had the pad...

Yes this is a bypass unit. We had the pad replaced a few years ago but we never really used it because of the water flow. There is a shutoff valve where the supply line comes from the hot water...
12-03-02, 06:00 PM
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Posted By sparky

Question Returning to this post as I never quite got this...

Returning to this post as I never quite got this working correctly.
My problem is that whenever I try starting the humidifier, it seems like too much water is flowing into the drain.

The...
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Posted By sparky

My original plan was to get estimates from local...

My original plan was to get estimates from local contractors.
But this company was doing all of the houses in my neighborhood.
I checked with my insurance company and they said they were reputable....
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Posted By sparky

Hi, We had the new roof put on and it looks...

Hi,
We had the new roof put on and it looks great.

My major concern is that there are nails portruding through the boards in the attic and garage attic space. I asked the sales rep and they said...
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Posted By sparky

Thanks!

Thanks!
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Posted By sparky

Thank you, I'll do a visual inspection myself. ...

Thank you, I'll do a visual inspection myself.

Any things in particular that I should look for?

Thanks,
Ron
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Posted By sparky

Roof Inspection

Hi,
We just had a new roof put on our house by an Insurance
Restoration Company due to hail damage.

My question is before I sign off on the roof, is there any way that
I can verify that the...
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