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Leaky Tub Drain

Hi-

My tub drain has been leaking recently. It is a 30yr old steel tub and I noticed that it is beginning to rust and deteriorate around the drain hole. I am trying to avoid having to replace...
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Putting on a second roof

The original roof flashing was put on properly and never leaked. Do I still have to remove the J channel and cut the siding to get the shingles under it. If so I will but I was also curious how a...
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TV Antenna

What is a good TV Antenna to get for an attic installation. I have a vacation home in an Association that does not allow them on the roof. I'm not there that often so it is hard to justify paying...
05-18-10, 06:28 AM
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Carrier Oil Heater

Replaced the nozzel, filter and pump screen, cleaned porcelains, flushed nozzle tube and filed/adjusted electrodes per your instructions. Although that part is now ready for next years heating...
05-17-10, 07:54 PM
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Posted By homeowner26

Thanks for this advice. I have included a link to...

Thanks for this advice. I have included a link to a photo of the window so that you can see how badly it has rotted.

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Putting on a second asphalt roof

I was thinking of installing a second roof over the first one which is about 23 years old but is still in decent shape, no shingles curling or roof leaks. My question concerns where the A frame...
05-15-10, 05:26 AM
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Anderson Casement window rotting out

When I went to paint my window I noticed that the bottom horizontal peice of wood on the casement was very soft. When I poked around a bit I could easily pull it all apart with a screw driver. It...
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2001 Mazda Tribute stuck in park

Changed the 15 amp fuse and the gear shifter came right out of park. Thanks so much for your expert advice.
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2001 Mazda Tribute stuck in park

This afternoon I parked my SUV at a friends house and put it in park as I normally would and turned off the ignition. When I returned and tried to turn the SUV on to leave I couldn't get it out of...
05-11-10, 06:11 AM
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Posted By homeowner26

Carrier Oil Heater

The make of the furnace is: Beckett "AFG"

The Furnace model # is: 58CMA120
The Furnace Serial # is: 2698VO5964

The Reset Button box is: Honeywell
05-09-10, 06:58 PM
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Posted By homeowner26

Carrier Oil Heater

Since I do get some air draft up the flue I guess you don't think its an obstruction in the flue. Therefore, what do you think I should try next given the fact that the heater was serviced 3 months...
05-09-10, 11:38 AM
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Carrier Oil Heater

The service call in mid winter was because of all the soot that was coming out of the oil heater and even up through the ducts and on to the white wood work. When he came out I also told him that...
05-07-10, 04:59 AM
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Carrier Oil Heater

I have 8 inch round stove pipe going horizontially through a concrete cellar wall block into the chimney flue which is also about 8 inches wide by about 6 to 8 inches deep. The flue seems to go...
05-06-10, 06:52 AM
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Carrier Oil Heater

Flue exits 3 stories up and about 6 to 8ft away from roof ridge with a 12 over 12 (45 degree) pitch roof. Therefore, it would be difficult but not impossible to get to. However, since I'm in my...
05-05-10, 09:33 AM
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Carrier Oil Heater

The oil heater was serviced in January 2010 (filters and nozzel) after I was getting a significant amount of black flakes/creosote coming out of the heater and damper. Also, the service man did a...
05-03-10, 07:16 PM
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Carrier forced hot air oil heater not going on automatically

I have a Carrier residential forced hot air oil heater, about 12yrs old.

It has not been going on unless I push a red button on the motor to start it manually. Now, it has gotten to the point...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-14-10, 05:27 AM
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Views: 41,259
Posted By homeowner26

FIXED IT!! I replaced the T&P valve (only...

FIXED IT!!

I replaced the T&P valve (only $12 from Lowes)...only took approx 45 minutes to do. It did the trick. Thanks for your help, furd.

To start, I adjusted the thermostat down to around...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-08-10, 04:33 PM
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Views: 41,259
Posted By homeowner26

Overflow pipe will not stop releasing water

A.O Smith, Energy Saver, 50 Gallon, Unsure of age
Model#: EES 52 917
Part#: EES-52-J202172000

Hi -

I am a new homeowner and recently went on vacation and thought that it would be a good idea...
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daddyjohn and David Thompson- Thanks for...

daddyjohn and David Thompson-

Thanks for your help with this. I followed your advice and it appeared that the water seemed to be leaking out of the bottom of the tub at the seal. I think the...
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Posted By homeowner26

Maytag Washing Machine is leaking at base

Maytag washing machine
Model#: SAV515DEWW

My maytag washing machine is leaking about 1-2 gallons of water from the base each time it runs. I think it is leaking during the rinse cycle once the...
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