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Yesterday, 12:27 PM
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Thank you, PJ, I appreciate your advice, and,...

Thank you, PJ, I appreciate your advice, and, like you said, 17 years old, am pretty sure that I am going to replace it soon anyway, but not today because the old one is working fine. Figure it's...
Yesterday, 09:40 AM
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Thank you. And yes, I agree, best to check these...

Thank you. And yes, I agree, best to check these things out when the problem shows up, but figured it wasn't hurting anything so, as I mentioned, decided to look at it "later". And here it is later...
Yesterday, 07:41 AM
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Posted By aka pedro

Little Giant condensate pump

We have a Little Giant condensate pump, model VCMA-15ULS, on our Unico air conditioning system. The entire system is about 17 years old. This past fall, I was working out of town, and my wife...
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I'm thinking along the same lines as Hal. First...

I'm thinking along the same lines as Hal. First thing I would do is paint the roof and at least the south and west exposures a lighter color, preferably white. The other thing I was thinking,...
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As Dixie said, could indicate a problem, but not...

As Dixie said, could indicate a problem, but not necessarily. By chance, have you replaced any of the affected bulbs lately? I don't know what yours has for bulbs, but, for example, and assuming I'm...
06-22-19, 03:13 PM
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Views: 222
Posted By aka pedro

Not quite there yet, but sure feel that way...

Not quite there yet, but sure feel that way enough days that I understand what you're saying. But the Krud Cutter I mentioned is what you did ask about, or at least I think it is, as it's used...
06-22-19, 06:09 AM
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Posted By aka pedro

Trisodium phosphate, yes, a cleaner, available...

Trisodium phosphate, yes, a cleaner, available with other cleaning products at any of your local hardware stores or big boxes.
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Views: 307
Posted By aka pedro

Ed, sorry if I came across as snarky or whatever....

Ed, sorry if I came across as snarky or whatever. I know that you were not literally expecting anyone to do the shopping for you, and my comment in that regard was not meant to imply that you were,...
06-22-19, 03:26 AM
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Views: 222
Posted By aka pedro

I have used Krud Cutter on a few houses, and was...

I have used Krud Cutter on a few houses, and was very satisfied with it. You obviously don't want to spray behind the siding so a ladder is essential, and move along the wall in the direction to...
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Views: 273
Posted By aka pedro

If you like new tools, a Starrett 505 protractor...

If you like new tools, a Starrett 505 protractor is something that would work for this and multiple future projects. But if you want to save a trip to town, I've done as Bud suggested for years and...
06-16-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By aka pedro

Looks a bit like our blue salvia, which is...

Looks a bit like our blue salvia, which is growing like gangbusters this year. Very nice addition to the yard, just have to be careful mowing around it because the bees love it. Not sure that's what...
06-15-19, 06:26 AM
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Views: 298
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It could be either, but it should be neither,...

It could be either, but it should be neither, because the cord should have insulated you. So the first thing I would do is carefully inspect the cord, inch by inch, to ensure that it is not damaged...
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Not with what you have, but with old tractors and...

Not with what you have, but with old tractors and whatnot I've run into similar things, and that's a tough one. My first thought is that there is likely an advantage of the foam over paper, but...
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I agree; it's all pretty much the same, and the...

I agree; it's all pretty much the same, and the main thing is to get in the habit of using it. A couple of drops in the air nipple each time you use them. For continued use, like roofing nailers, I...
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Views: 307
Posted By aka pedro

Nobody here can do the shopping for you, and no,...

Nobody here can do the shopping for you, and no, nobody at a supply house is going to mark the price up because they don't recognize you, so ask them for a price on however many squares you need....
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It's not that much of a problem to deal with, so...

It's not that much of a problem to deal with, so not trying to scare you. Just something to watch, particularly as the temperature goes up through the day. Personally, I might still hand nail that...
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Views: 307
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My recommendation is architectural shingles,...

My recommendation is architectural shingles, hands down. While pneumatic nailers are great, the one thing you need to keep an eye on with shingles, and particularly ones on a section like your lower...
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Views: 248
Posted By aka pedro

I don't recall it with smoke or fire alarms, and...

I don't recall it with smoke or fire alarms, and don't know why it says "fire" if this were the case, but at least some CO monitors have a wired in lifetime, 5 years, 10 years, whatever, so unless...
06-14-19, 04:55 AM
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Welcome. Double check the location obviously,...

Welcome. Double check the location obviously, measure from windows, maybe a gas line or dryer vent, or whatever other reference points that you can use both inside and outside, then, if there is just...
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I would look up the spec's for the bulbs you're...

I would look up the spec's for the bulbs you're using just to make sure, but am pretty sure that the majority of LED's have internal drivers and do not require a ballast. And I'm also pretty sure you...
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Views: 223
Posted By aka pedro

If all you want to do is have the water come out...

If all you want to do is have the water come out the front instead of the side you can just replace the bottom elbow with one that is made the other way. But if the downspout itself needs to be on...
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Views: 443
Posted By aka pedro

And the sooner you sell it the better. Tires,...

And the sooner you sell it the better. Tires, belts, bushings, etc. rot, seals get dry allowing fluids to leak, wires and connectors corrode, and on and on, and all of this happens while it is...
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Views: 380
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Yeah, I missed that while turning my head to see...

Yeah, I missed that while turning my head to see the picture, but Wirepuller's right, the plywood should be running across the joists, not with them. Definitely not what you want to hear, especially...
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Views: 449
Posted By aka pedro

What a conundrum! I don't have any answers, but...

What a conundrum! I don't have any answers, but just adding that I've been juggling this too, and it's frustrating. For a number of years I have worked with various groups through church, community,...
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Views: 380
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Welcome, and sorry for the loss of of your...

Welcome, and sorry for the loss of of your brother. You start from the ground, obviously, and go up, and almost everything you do from here on is going to be affected, so good that you caught it. So...
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