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05-20-20, 05:18 PM
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Understood. I'll be fine with the limited...

Understood. I'll be fine with the limited insulation R value as the area won't be used full time.
05-20-20, 04:05 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks for the reply XSleeper. By "substandard"...

Thanks for the reply XSleeper. By "substandard" do you mean the R value would be significantly less than optimal if spray foam was not used?
05-20-20, 06:13 AM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Insulating Unvented "Dog House" Dormers

I have a detached 1 1/2 story garage where I want to finish off the second floor. The front has two "dog house" style dormers that have no ridge vents and there are no vents on the soffits on the...
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Have a contractor coming to the house in a few...

Have a contractor coming to the house in a few days, so a lot of prep work to do before they come so this issue is dropping down in priority, however I will not let the suggestions for resolutions go...
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks

I'll try to give it a shot tonight when I get home from work.

Thanks for the suggestion.
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Not the issue--As far as I can tell

The first three portions of the IP address are the same on both the Actiontec and the Belkin. The last portion is different on each.
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iPad Not Allowing Internet via Wireless Access Point

I have the following setup between my house and detached garage.

Actiontech modem/router connected via an ethernet cable to a Belkin wireless router in a detached garage. I have set up the Belkin...
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Views: 1,292
Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks Pjmax--Hopefully the spout comes off...

Thanks Pjmax--Hopefully the spout comes off easily, but I'll have to get the diverter and O rings first before I try to take the spout off. Don't want to have the kitchen faucet out of service any...
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks Pilot Dane. I'll see what I can do with...

Thanks Pilot Dane. I'll see what I can do with some more CLR as I already put some on there, but I'm not sure it was even getting to where it needs to go.
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Kohler Forte Kitchen Faucet Hub Removal

I have a Kohler Forte K-10430-BN kitchen faucet with a control valve separate from the actual faucet. I'm trying to replace the diverter but I'm unable to remove the decorative hub that surrounds the...
11-05-17, 01:01 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Smile Thanks for the Repies--Job Done

Finished the hookup of the heating stove today and everything worked out fine. I turned of the gas at the main and bled the gas out of the system by opening up the kitchen stove burners.

Took a...
10-31-17, 05:33 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Yes, I planned on opening the kitchen stove...

Yes, I planned on opening the kitchen stove burners to evacuate gas in the lines. Hopefully the heat gun will soften it up some. I only have a 24" pipe wrench but trying to get a 36" off of...
10-31-17, 04:59 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks Pete--I'll start bulking up with protein...

Thanks Pete--I'll start bulking up with protein shakes as I hope to tackle this on Sunday.

Any thoughts on using a heat gun around the cap to try and soften the Permatex?
10-31-17, 04:41 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Angry Hardened Permatex on Black Iron Pipe fittings

Working on a natural gas stove install. When I had gas run into the house twenty years ago, the plumber put all of the fittings together using black Permatex and it is now rock hard.

I had the...
08-30-17, 03:58 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Time for a New Hubs

Get a new Hubs and your current one can take the carpet with him. Then you can get a new vinyl floor that will be installed correctly on the substrate.
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks, But Won't Work

czizzi,

Thanks for the reply, but that suggestion won't work. A center drain shower pan will fall directly onto a floor joist and I am not hacking out a section of the floor joist.

I'll...
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Haven't got to that point yet. Figured I'd check...

Haven't got to that point yet. Figured I'd check here to see if somebody had first hand experience with a similar issue.
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Schluter floor pan for drain that Isn't centered

Planning on a full bathroom remodel of my master bath this fall. The plan is to tear out the 80s blue fiberglass shower stall (made by Aqua Glass) and build a new stall using Schluter products. My...
04-29-17, 02:40 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks to All

Thanks to everybody who replied with suggestions.

First thing we did was pull the front of the thermostat off and quickly noticed that the nimrod :madhell:who installed the thermostat got 75% of...
04-28-17, 04:13 PM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks

Thanks again Bob.

Heading to my son's condo tomorrow morning so I'll see if my 3lb. sledge can give it a "gentle tap".:Wink:

Supposed to be near 90 degrees tomorrow, so hoping this fixes the...
04-28-17, 12:52 PM
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Views: 2,499
Posted By sgtgerryf

Thanks

Thanks Bob,

I guess my question is what can be done with a defective relay on a printed circuit board other than replacing the entire board?

I have heard on other threads that a...
04-28-17, 10:54 AM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Only the blower motor on the inside Unit

Only the blower motor on the inside Unit
04-28-17, 06:19 AM
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Indoor Air handler Runs Continuously When System in AC mode

My son bought a condo last winter. During the winter, the gas furnace worked very well and the air handler blower motor came on when heat was called for and shut off when the desired temperature was...
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Painting Firebox in Prefab Fireplace

My daughter just moved into a condo that has a 1980s prefab metal fireplace (yes, it has that cheesy brass trim all around the doors!!!)

She has no intention of using the fireplace to burn wood,...
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Posted By sgtgerryf

Just my two cents

Like already posted, the broad side of the spacers should face the blade.

One spacer looks like it has writing on it and the other doesn't (hard to tell from the photo.

I suspect the one with...
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