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12-03-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
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PVC line keeps clogging up

My home had the sewer line replaced 10-15 years ago with schedule 40 PVC, the line from the second bathroom keeps clogging up and I put the water hose with a jet tip on, go in through the clean-out...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-16-14, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By cyber-junkie

Water heater in kitchen needs pan for insurance

My water heater is located in the kitchen, a middle room in this house, my insurance co. is threating to cancel me unless I install a pan and drainage, there is no close exterior wall to put a...
05-30-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,378
Posted By cyber-junkie

So is this correct? The ground/soil...

So is this correct?

The ground/soil treatment is the most important and may work without any other treatment? Will this kill the entire colony? If not, is there a way to do that or is that not...
05-30-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,378
Posted By cyber-junkie

I figured I would have to drill into the garage...

I figured I would have to drill into the garage floor, probably a foot away from the wall to miss the footer and get into the soil, and probably use a 5/8" concrete bit, should this be good? Do you...
05-29-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,378
Posted By cyber-junkie

The wall is the outside house wall and it was...

The wall is the outside house wall and it was till I turned the carport into a garage, so now it's the house/garage wall inside the garage, if you get my explanation.

The concrete blocks the home...
05-29-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,378
Posted By cyber-junkie

Termite specific info needed

I have subterranean termites in a wall, this is a concrete block wall with the inside being real wood, I don't know if the wood is attached to the concrete block or if there is like furring strips...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By cyber-junkie

The seams failed because not enough bleed-out, I...

The seams failed because not enough bleed-out, I guess torch-down is an art :)
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By cyber-junkie

New silicon coating over torch down, good or not?

I have a pretty good size flat roof, it has torch-down asphalt type on it right now, a couple of the seams have failed and leaked, so I had another strip of torch-down put over all the seams but the...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,816
Posted By cyber-junkie

Dog urine stains on wood floor

I have a rental home with a real wood floor, we sanded the floor and used several coats of urethane when I bought the home, the last renters had a dog that apparently urinated in several spots, how...
07-09-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,325
Posted By cyber-junkie

Aluminum (cabana) room/ceiling insulation

I have a screened room I put windows in and the tax people says now I have a...cabana...nice huh? so now they tax me on it more...anyway I put the windows in it because I put a hot tub in the room,...
05-15-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,506
Posted By cyber-junkie

I will be doing the install, there is 4 screws on...

I will be doing the install, there is 4 screws on the outside and 3 inside I can see, side, side and top. I have replaced windows before, not many but it's not that hard and I will be attaching the...
05-15-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,506
Posted By cyber-junkie

Replace jalacy window

I have block a home built in the 50's, some of the jalacy windows are strange measurements, the one in the bathroom measures outside right at 36" wide by 37" tall and the inside looks just a hair...
03-31-12, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,304
Posted By cyber-junkie

Reduce water presure on 1/2" PVC line

I have run a 1/2" PVC line through mt attic down to my sink for drinking water, the last 10 feet or so is reinforced flex PVC tube line, and it will hook to a under sink filter system, my whole house...
03-19-12, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,519
Posted By cyber-junkie

Wall and ceiling cracks

Does anyone know what causes wall and ceiling cracks besides just normal settling? And are these normal? Can they be stopped or fixed? I have several in a house built in the 50's and several have...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,128
Posted By cyber-junkie

I had a roofer recommend the "elastomeric" roof...

I had a roofer recommend the "elastomeric" roof coating...others say don't, can anyone that has experience give their opinion?
Replies: 1
Views: 1,128
Posted By cyber-junkie

Flat roof torch applied seam help

I have a flat roof on my home, it has the torch applied roll material, not very old and in good condition, est. 10 more years+, when bought it had the ends cemented, not torched like it should have...
06-14-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By cyber-junkie

That's what I thought, but they must have...

That's what I thought, but they must have re-wired it because it does not control it now.

I tested both wires using a ground as the neutral, one is 120v and the other 0, I have checked every...
06-14-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By cyber-junkie

I removed the switch, the wires measure less than...

I removed the switch, the wires measure less than 50v, like ~46v-48v
06-13-11, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By cyber-junkie

The ~50v was screw/wire to screw/wire.

The ~50v was screw/wire to screw/wire.
06-13-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By cyber-junkie

There are actually 6 wires in the box, 3 white...

There are actually 6 wires in the box, 3 white joined together and two of the black are joined leaving the two black that are going to the switch.
06-12-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By cyber-junkie

No this is not for the dishwasher, the dishwasher...

No this is not for the dishwasher, the dishwasher is hard wired, the switch does nothing to the dishwasher or for anything I can tell.

When I tested the switch all I used was the wires on the...
06-11-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By cyber-junkie

Mystery light switch

I have a mystery light switch, it's in the kitchen. Facing the sink, to the left are drawers, to the left of that is the dishwasher, on the wall above the counter about a foot left of the sink is a...
Replies: 3
Views: 10,483
Posted By cyber-junkie

No I was being serious... I have read many...

No I was being serious...

I have read many times about several different products that react with air so when it finds the leak it hits the air and forms a seal, there are many of these products...
Replies: 3
Views: 10,483
Posted By cyber-junkie

10 Year old fridge leaking freon...stop leak?

I have a 10 year old fridge. leaking freon, not real bad and the fridge works and cools great, is the stop leak they make for cars worth a shot?
05-13-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,043
Posted By cyber-junkie

Humm...I have had 2 local big a/c companies/...

Humm...I have had 2 local big a/c companies/ installers say they can...they can just replace the air handler now and with the Goodman they say they don't even have to replace the valve as it will...
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