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Thank you. The mold is concentrated in the...

Thank you. The mold is concentrated in the general area of the vent and not throughout the entire attic. Clothes dryer does not vent into the attic, and there is blown in insulation there but who...
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improper sealing of duct through roof?

A recent inspection showed a good deal of mold in the attic. Mold remediation company says they see daylight around the bath fan exhaust duct going out the roof. I have a poor quality photo showing...
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Looks like there isn't a huge fluctuation in...

Looks like there isn't a huge fluctuation in pressure, like ~19 psi when cool and 22 when hot. Sounds good to leave it be for a while.

I appreciate all the help, and now I have a good plan for...
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Thanks, Grady. Sorry to drag this out with...

Thanks, Grady.
Sorry to drag this out with another question. So if/when I do empty the tank, should I just not open that knob at all? I was under the impression that air would need to replace the...
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Thank you, everyone. I will take a look at what...

Thank you, everyone. I will take a look at what is happening with the pressure readings as you suggest.

Is my air admission source/bleeder the small knob on the valve in Photo A?
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Thanks, zoesdad! When we toured our house to buy...

Thanks, zoesdad! When we toured our house to buy it 7 years ago, there was water on the basement floor and it was allegedly from the expansion tank needing to be drained (or so the realtor told us)....
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emptying expansion tank for old boiler

I have a pretty old boiler and it's time to empty the expansion tank. I want someone to check me on the steps (see pics):

1. Close valve on pipe going from boiler to exp tank (Photo A)
2. Open...
05-12-20, 06:38 PM
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XSleeper, how do you feel about the SW line of...

XSleeper, how do you feel about the SW line of "vinyl safe" colors? BM also has a line of these as well, but SW's palette goes darker (and they claim any of their colors can be formulated vinyl...
05-12-20, 03:51 PM
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Marq1, who makes the PVC primer?

Marq1, who makes the PVC primer?
05-12-20, 03:10 PM
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painting vinyl shutters

I have some white vinyl shutters I'd like to paint. I've read a little about how some vinyl products can warp due to the pigments in certain colors and heat absorption. These shutters do see a lot...
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Thanks, 2john02458! Another great tip! I would...

Thanks, 2john02458! Another great tip! I would not have thought to look at that.
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Lots of great tips here, XSleeper! Thank you so...

Lots of great tips here, XSleeper! Thank you so much! I appreciate it!
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Yes, definitely. I said it is mortised for three...

Yes, definitely. I said it is mortised for three 4-inch hinges. The position of the 3rd is just centered between the other two.
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exterior door hinge locations

I couldn't find a forum where this topic should go, but please redirect me if needed.

I bought a nice, used exterior door from a Reuse center in great shape. It's heavy and wooden or wood...
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Great tip, PJmax! That's excellent customer...

Great tip, PJmax! That's excellent customer service by Moen. I will definitely do this. Thanks so much!
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Thank you so much! Got it off and the cartridge...

Thank you so much! Got it off and the cartridge out. The employee at Home Depot couldn't see where it was damaged, so I put it all back together to further monitor. So far, no leak, but I'll report...
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I was finally able to find some letters under the...

I was finally able to find some letters under the faucet neck. It's a Moen!

Can that cartridge nut be removed with needle nose pliers as aka pedro recommended, or do I need the special tool I saw...
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what type of faucet part is this and how to remove?

I've got a leaky bathroom faucet, hot side.

I have been able to stop it by removing the handle and realigning the "gears" within so it's set further back, but it keeps creeping forward.

I'm...
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Thank you, everyone! I will check all of these...

Thank you, everyone! I will check all of these things. steve_gro, when you say imperfections, do you mean just dirt or the sort of thing that can be wiped away? If you mean some other kind of more...
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toilet running - newish flapper!

About 2 years ago exactly I replaced the flush valve with a kit that included a new flapper, which I did put in at that time. About 3 months ago the toilet started running periodically to fill the...
12-26-17, 05:34 PM
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Thank you, everyone! I appreciate the help. I'm...

Thank you, everyone! I appreciate the help. I'm not there now (tenant sent the photo), but perhaps they or a neighbor would be willing to give it a shot.
12-26-17, 11:19 AM
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Thanks! So that's not a sign of a valve about to...

Thanks! So that's not a sign of a valve about to explode? It is at a rental property and we may not get there for several weeks. Is it okay to just let it drip a few times a day until then?
12-26-17, 10:46 AM
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drip from valve

Hopefully the photo has attached. My browser is acting funny.

There is a driop coming from the valuve in the photo, just a few drips per day.

Is this a sign of a larger problem? Or can it...
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Got it! A huge pipe wrench in just the right...

Got it! A huge pipe wrench in just the right location while pressing down with one hand so I don't bend the pipe finally did the trick! Thanks!
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Hopefully this works. I've seen a few...

Hopefully this works. I've seen a few suggestions to cut it off. Tried cutting just the end to better see what was in there and here's what I see. It's on there pretty good. Definitely no set...
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