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thank you so much, i was really trying to find...

thank you so much, i was really trying to find out the name of these things { convectors }.
ill go to homedepot tomorrow and find something to clean em.
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huge old baseboards

i recently moved to a new { to me } house. it has these old looking baseboards. i dont even know the name of these things { look at pics } . i believe its water based because there is a bleeder valve...
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Posted By towncarblue

pugsl .... you were right , i jumped the wires...

pugsl ....
you were right , i jumped the wires and it drained .
i ordered another one today. :D:D:D:D
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Washer/dryer combo not draining

i have a General Electric Washer / Dryer Combo WSM2480TCAWW.
its the type with a dryer on top of the washing machine.
when i start a wash cycle it fills , the the inside starts spinning {forgot...
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Posted By towncarblue

Repairing broken steps

i live in a 2 story townhouse. my steps leading to the second floor is broken .
i took out the carpeting to see what was wrong.
here are some pics......
10-06-15, 08:37 PM
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Posted By towncarblue

steel zip ties. easier to tighten

steel zip ties.
easier to tighten
10-06-15, 06:32 PM
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Posted By towncarblue

i do not know which type of drain it is {city's...

i do not know which type of drain it is {city's drain or city storm sewer}. im in the bronx , NY .
i plan to use some 19 gauge hardware cloth and fasten it with steel zip ties.
that should work
10-06-15, 04:49 PM
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Posted By towncarblue

i see rats running out the car and into the drain...

i see rats running out the car and into the drain every morning when i turn on my car.
it is a city drain.
i will forget the welding idea... glad i asked before renting one.
what gauge of steel do...
10-06-15, 02:21 PM
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Posted By towncarblue

Storm drain welding help

i have a iron storm drain that is 24" diameter in front of my home. it looks just like this. http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/towncarblue/storm%20drain%20cover.jpeg
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unfortunately...
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Posted By towncarblue

the first hole i started drilling i had to stop...

the first hole i started drilling i had to stop because there was a metal rod stopping me :wall: .
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Posted By towncarblue

concrete ceiling swing install

im trying to install a swing/heavy bag that can handle about 250-300 lb.
i have a concrete ceiling. its about 2.5" to 3" thick, then its hollow after that.
i was gonna install wedge anchors but im...
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Posted By towncarblue

thank you for helping me. im trying to find a...

thank you for helping me.
im trying to find a honest , reliable , reasonably priced repair man in the bx NYC.
not gonna be easy..
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Posted By towncarblue

how much time would it take for the boiler to get...

how much time would it take for the boiler to get that dirty ???
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Posted By towncarblue

yes , the boiler is in a closet. ive been living...

yes , the boiler is in a closet. ive been living here for about 8 years and i never cleaned anything inside this boiler
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Posted By towncarblue

i turned off the boiler as soon as you posted it...

i turned off the boiler as soon as you posted it NJ Trooper , i turned it back on to take the flame pics and turned right back off.
i started taking apart the boiler and took some pics....
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Posted By towncarblue

i lost the blue cover so i used an old one

i lost the blue cover so i used an old one
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Posted By towncarblue

that damper is open. i physically checked

that damper is open. i physically checked
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Posted By towncarblue

here are some pics . ...

here are some pics .
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/towncarblue/20150302_190712.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/towncarblue/20150302_190753.jpg...
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Posted By towncarblue

Gas boiler flame roll out switch

i have a Peerless Series MI Residential Gas Boiler.
the boiler shut off on saturday. i noticed that the flame roll out switch [ceramic with a resistor] was tripped and some soot on the floor where...
11-13-14, 03:25 PM
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Posted By towncarblue

main water inlet clogged ???

my gas boiler is not getting any cold water. i live in a townhouse on the 2nd and third floor. we have no control over shutting off the water to the entire home[one valve]. it is located in the...
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Posted By towncarblue

i replaced the backflow preventer with a new one

i replaced the backflow preventer with a new one
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Posted By towncarblue

bfp backflow preventer is constantly leaking water

i have a acme bdf backflow preventer constantly leaking water from the vent port.

what would cause the backflow preventer to leak from the vent constantly .

here is a link for my backflow...
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Posted By towncarblue

preventive maintanace

i recently moved into a new home[ home is 12 years old] i have replaced all the baseboards in my home and added some , ive had to replace various pieces from my boiler [circulator , flo-chek valve] ...
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Posted By towncarblue

:gmorning: Beer 4U2 :thinker: i got it to...

:gmorning: Beer 4U2 :thinker:

i got it to work.
this is what i did....
first i went and turned the flo-chek completely counter-clockwise
[i heard the water rush up]
then i went and got a...
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Posted By towncarblue

well , in an effort to troubleshoot what is wrong...

well , in an effort to troubleshoot what is wrong with my system ,
i replaced the internal components of my taco 220 flo-chek valve.
still no results.
im runnung out of ideas on what to do? can...
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