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11-04-22, 10:41 PM
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Posted By engrav

heating cable for OUTDOOR water pipe

Hi
Have 5' of exposed water pipe between one house and another.
Does not freeze if house #2 keeps using water but if house #2 occupants leave and water stands, it freezes
Bought an Easy Heat cable...
05-05-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By engrav

thanks all ok what if we say this would be...

thanks all

ok what if we say
this would be small 3x5' area so no heat transmit is Ok

would that change anything? make product search less complex?

Loren
05-04-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By engrav

kitchen anti-fatigue mat over cement floor with infloor radiant heating

Kitchen. Cement floor with infloor radiant heat. Would like anti-fatigue mat for area by sink.

So we bought one from uline. Found it disintegrated and stuck to the cement. Uline said the one...
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Views: 3,254
Posted By engrav

interesting thank you will explore BICO...

interesting
thank you
will explore BICO further
Loren
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Views: 504
Posted By engrav

so swap supply lines failed; after few days stink...

so swap supply lines failed; after few days stink returned in cold water; but no stink from hot
bought new supply line and put on cold side, now no stink for 4 months in cold water
so
1) both old...
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By engrav

true some drain but some cold faucet bath only ...

true some drain but some cold faucet bath only
true ours is well water so not chlorinated

another day no stink
these are flexible metal supply lines
is the inside a solid bendable pipe or...
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Posted By engrav

google stinky cold water one faucet and there is...

google stinky cold water one faucet and there is fair number of responses
mostly have to do with bacteria lodged here and there in supply line; some with air trapped in supply line
I guess wait and...
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Views: 504
Posted By engrav

true fixture is used daily

true

fixture is used daily
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Posted By engrav

Bathroom faucet water problems

So had stinky cold water from faucet in bathroom. No other faucets.

Explored / cleaned lotsa things, all failed.

Then swapped cold / hot supply lines and voila, stink gone for 24 hours.

How...
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By engrav

am not small engine tech but have lotsa tools and...

am not small engine tech but have lotsa tools and can screw/unscrew and blow
can I take it out and blow it out and fix the problem?
or does this need a pro?
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By engrav

lawn mower lugs when idling

Have old Honda mower. Recently serviced. Works fine save for...

When idling it lugs. vroom vroom vroom etc

What is likely up? What do I fix?

Thanks
06-12-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By engrav

I think that is the answer or rake the top 1"...

I think that is the answer
or
rake the top 1" frequently with a garden rake
but
my arms are tired thinking on it

I think I need an ATV or riding lawnmower; for this and other stuff
06-11-20, 05:17 PM
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Views: 2,289
Posted By engrav

much smaller and not round, irregular and has...

much smaller and not round, irregular
and has binder in it
thanks
06-11-20, 12:26 PM
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Views: 2,289
Posted By engrav

actually we like the sound and feel of loose...

actually we like the sound and feel of loose gravel over hardpan
but then beauty is in the eye of the beholder
thanks
06-11-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By engrav

thanks, Ok will bag that plan I think path too...

thanks, Ok will bag that plan
I think path too small for that device; only 3 or 4 feet wide
can do it by hand with a rake but is a pain
06-11-20, 08:21 AM
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Views: 2,289
Posted By engrav

use tiller to loosen gravel on gravel path?

Have a gravel path. Over time gravel packs down and becomes hardpan. Not attractive or pleasant to walk on. Can I use a tiller to loosen it up? Or would gravel wreck a tiller? Thanks.
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Views: 168
Posted By engrav

how does Rainbow Chlorinator check valve work

have pool and Rainbow chlorinator

directions say to charge it,
close control valve, shut off pump, and water will drain from the chlorinator
leave valve closed and turn on pump, check valve will...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-24-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By engrav

ok, will proceed with stainless thanks

ok, will proceed with stainless
thanks
Forum: Water Heaters
05-24-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By engrav

indirect stainless hot water tank if ph slightly above 8

Hi
pH of our water is slightly above 8
stainless indirect hot water tanks all seem to say pH to be 6-8
can we use stainless indirect tank if pH slightly above 8
which 80 g tank would be...
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By engrav

what is bottom connector please

see pic
old RCA wall plate
coax to the top
5 wire cable connected to the bottom 5 pin female jack
what is / was the bottom jack used for?
thanks

115360
03-04-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By engrav

Hi Not planning to cover the drain holes. ...

Hi
Not planning to cover the drain holes. Rather would like to cover/block the ends of the upper and lower window channels which is geometrically difficult.
03-03-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By engrav

flies through upper and lower tracks of sliding windows

Hi
Have some old sliding windows with screens. Screens have holes at the bottom to allow water drainage but also permit flies to get into the space between screen and window. The window tracks at...
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Views: 1,201
Posted By engrav

is tough to get info on this old Buderus ST301...

is tough to get info on this old Buderus ST301 not really sold in US
but we do know it is not stainless and is enameled
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By engrav

thanks both; got it; will leave as is but...

thanks both; got it; will leave as is but probably move on to replacement since is very old
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Views: 1,201
Posted By engrav

Does storage tank anode rod need a ground

Have old Buderus ST301 indirect hot water tank with a Mg anode rod. Tank gets hot water from oil boiler and has no heating device itself or any electrical connections safe a heat sensor. In this...
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