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07-08-14, 09:34 AM
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That's exactly what I thought. Went there this...

That's exactly what I thought. Went there this morning and tested everything. Could not find any issues. The neutral coming into the service panel is good. All connections were tight. Checked every...
07-08-14, 04:51 AM
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Was thinking maybe the service panel is grounded...

Was thinking maybe the service panel is grounded to the water pipe after the water heater. By removing the water heater there is no ground now. Still seems strange that unplugging one appliance would...
07-07-14, 09:41 PM
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Posted By agiffey1

Removed water heater and now no power at outlets

I will be replacing the water in a house I am getting ready to rent. I had the old one removed today. The laborers called me and told me that after they disconnected the water pipes from the tank,...
09-14-07, 05:05 PM
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Views: 987
Posted By agiffey1

Which joint compound to set tape and finish

I can't remember which Sheetrock type joint compound to use for seting the tape and which one for the finish coats. I believe one has glue in the mixture for setting the tape. One is in a green pal...
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Views: 18,948
Posted By agiffey1

Unless the float is not working properly, the...

Unless the float is not working properly, the pump should never start up dry anyway I would think. The way I see it is the higher up the check is, the less head pressure there is on the check valve...
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Posted By agiffey1

Question Check Valve Placement

How far up should I install the check valve on my ejector pump. Should it be as close to the pump as possible? (above the cover of coarse) Or should it go as high as possible? Or does it really...
08-16-07, 07:28 AM
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Views: 1,109
Posted By agiffey1

Thanks for the advise

Thanks for the advise
08-15-07, 11:09 PM
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Views: 1,109
Posted By agiffey1

The "is this thing working" comment wan not out...

The "is this thing working" comment wan not out of haste. When I looked at the post there was nothing there after I posted it.

Anyway, I would rather not add to the origional pipe as I am framing...
08-15-07, 02:07 PM
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Views: 1,109
Posted By agiffey1

Is this thing working

Is this thing working
08-15-07, 11:49 AM
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Views: 1,109
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Question run dryer & water heater off 1/2" pipe?

I am moving my dyrer. It's new location is 20 feet from the old location but right next to the water heater in the basement. The water heater is fed from 1/2" black pipe. I was hoping to just add a...
07-21-07, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,072
Posted By agiffey1

I don't mind weeding at all. It's all part of the...

I don't mind weeding at all. It's all part of the enjoyment for me. Thanks for the advise.
07-21-07, 05:05 AM
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Views: 2,072
Posted By agiffey1

Landscape fabric and perennial garden

I just finished a new patio in my yard and created a few perennial garden areas. I would like them to be lush thick gardens. I already amended the soil & bought all the plants & fertalizer. I keep...
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Views: 29,819
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The problem is/was with the pavers. I ended up...

The problem is/was with the pavers. I ended up with 216 cracked pavers total. I returned the pavers to menards and went with another brand. I installed them over the weekend and aside from a few...
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Views: 29,819
Posted By agiffey1

I would assume that they are concrete pavers...

I would assume that they are concrete pavers since you can see the agregrate (pebles) in the pavers when cracked and they have spacers molded into the sides. I'd have to check the HP on the plate...
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Posted By agiffey1

I am by no means an expert. but I used a power...

I am by no means an expert. but I used a power washer to clean up the face brick on my house and it worked great. I couldn't believe how much dirt collected on the brick over time.
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Posted By agiffey1

I appreciate everyons imput, but I think we are...

I appreciate everyons imput, but I think we are getting away from the origional issue. The pavers are already set in the proper sand. (torpedo sand) The problem is the pavers cracking when tampered....
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Posted By agiffey1

I live in Chicago. I will have to check Menards...

I live in Chicago. I will have to check Menards for more specific information. They had a "how to" video & step by step directions right there where the pavers are displayed. I thought it said to...
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All the pavers are already in...about 1500 of...

All the pavers are already in...about 1500 of them so unfortunatly that's not an option for me. I did wet down the sand during the screeding process. I didn't saturate it but lightly wet it down. I'm...
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Posted By agiffey1

cracked pavers while tampering

I finished installing a 13' X 24' brick paver patio. I laid 6" of base material (recycled concrete) tampered every 2" and 1" of torpedo sand which was screeded using 1" conduit. The pavers are 4" X...
04-18-07, 07:53 PM
04-18-07, 03:48 PM
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Posted By agiffey1

Cool Sheetrock brand all-purpose joint compound which one to use?

I am ready to tape my basement. I was told to use Sheetrock brand ready mix all purpose joint compound to set the tape. Both Sheetrock brands (one with a green top & one with a blue top) say...
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