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Hunter fan "5 minute install" NOT!

I have always felt that fans made by Hunter is a notch above the big box store labels such as Hampton Bay, Harbour Breeze etc...but recently I have had some disappointments with Hunter as well.
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That is correct. I have the dedicated...

That is correct.

I have the dedicated apartment B key and the master key for A, B, C, D.

The dedicated apartment B key (which was rarely used because I always used the master key) works fine,...
05-22-19, 06:45 PM
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Depth of unistruct for supporting enclosure

I have a pool pump electrical enclosure that was previously mounted on two unistruct channels set into the ground. After many years the unistruct corroded through.

I would like to drive new 1-5/8...
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"This is why there should be a 30 day waiting...

"This is why there should be a 30 day waiting period and b"ackground check before you are allowed to buy spray foam."

So true, I don't look forward to it.

I have a rental property I bought in...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

Expansion foam removal

I recently purchased a property and the previous owner used expansion foam as a way to prevent hurricane storm surge flooding.

The property is close to the coast and it did flood into the garage...
04-28-19, 05:29 PM
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Posted By MiamiCuse

" Hi, I don’t think that is so much a humidity...

" Hi, I don’t think that is so much a humidity issue more likely because it looks like it just stuck in the ground, is it possible to put a small pad there to keep it out of the ground.
Also looks...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

so it could be a lot of things...and I am not...

so it could be a lot of things...and I am not sure if I try to take a lock apart I would be able to put it back together.

I am also puzzled by why both the deadbolt and keyed knob (they are keyed...
04-27-19, 11:33 PM
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Posted By MiamiCuse

Exterior [Unistrut] mounting channels - corrosion

I have a few fixtures - swimming pool pump timers, pond pump timers, jacuzzi air silencers etc...that are mounted on these U shape channels because there are not any walls near by to surface mount...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

Worn master key?

I seem to have quite a few lock problems these days.

I have a rental property with four apartments A,B,C & D. All Schlage F series locks deadbolts and keyed entry knobs.

I have one key for...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

"I respectfully dis-agree with rstripe, only...

"I respectfully dis-agree with rstripe, only because you will still have the option to use the door from the inside by using the item I suggested. And it's available without special order at any big...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

XSleeper yes double doors that swings out, each...

XSleeper yes double doors that swings out, each door 36" wide.
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Posted By MiamiCuse

Door knob bumping into dryer won't close

I have an enclosure in my car port where my washer & dryer are as well as provide some extra storage of lawn equipment.

Last weekend I decided to raise the washer dryer by putting them on...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

cabinet hinge repairs

OK a dog pulled a cabinet door out by the hinges. The top hinges came off totally leaving two big holes on the cabinet side wall. The bottom came off half way and when I tried to get it off it...
03-25-19, 07:41 PM
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Posted By MiamiCuse

So there must be wire spices inside the "conduit"...

So there must be wire spices inside the "conduit" behind each lamp holder?

There are twelve pairs of lights, but only half of them have lamp holders on them, and amongst those, half of them have...
03-24-19, 08:05 PM
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Posted By MiamiCuse

What kind of wiring is inside this large conduit?

This is a large conduit (> 2" diameter) that runs across the entire living room from one side of the wall to the other side. Each end of the conduit runs inside the finished wall.

Along the...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

GE clothes washer: intermittent drain. (GTWN7450D0WW)

I have a five year old GE GTWN7450D0WW top load washer and it would intermittently not drain.

It will do it's wash and then stop at the end as if it's finished with 4" of water still in the...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

I have a hard time seeing how the roofer's...

I have a hard time seeing how the roofer's solution will solve the problem.

he said he will cut a rectangular piece of felt and apply over the low spot. Around the lips of the low spot, he will...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

What about this? I am not a roofer so may be its...

What about this? I am not a roofer so may be its a crazy idea.

Since the ponding of water has kind of traced the outline of the low spot already, if I get a few bags of fine grain playground...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

Thanks ThisOldMan and rstripe for the comments. ...

Thanks ThisOldMan and rstripe for the comments.

I will try to bend the lip a tiny amount to try and get it to catch the sleeve better and see. Good suggestion and greatly appreciated.

rstripe,...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

It sits for a few days. Problem is we are in...

It sits for a few days.

Problem is we are in South Florida so the sun is hot, and for a good part of the year it rains every day. The sun bakes the standing water. Over time it eats into the...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

Schlage A-series locks

So in my attempt to normalize all my different variants of locks, I am trying to round up all my Schlage locks.

I found four Schlage locks in my garage that I have had for years. I don't remember...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

Low spots on a flat roof

I have some areas on my flat roof that are low. When it rains it puddles there.

This new roof was installed (2 ply hot mopped) in 2015.

Recently I noticed the low spots have began to "blister"...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

not so worried about surface dirt sand rocks,...

not so worried about surface dirt sand rocks, more worried about those that are embedded on the inside hollowed sections of the ties. I got holes big enough with squirrels going in and out of them...
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Best way to cut half rotten railroad ties for disposal

I have some 8"X8"X8' railroad ties that were used as borders to patio stones in the back yard. They were there when I bought the house in 2011 and now are badly rotted. Some of them are hollowed...
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Posted By MiamiCuse

I can't leave it unplugged for a few days I need...

I can't leave it unplugged for a few days I need to keep all the stuff cool unless I bring in a second fridge to use in the mean time.

I can move the freezer content into a cooler with ice packs,...
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