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No idea, maybe there was an open rain barrel...

No idea, maybe there was an open rain barrel there at one time?

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It's too dark for a photo now, but I already had...

It's too dark for a photo now, but I already had the one below which shows a little better what's going on. My first priority should be installing a downspout on that gutter... The bricks help to...
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Garage - how remedy water penetration? (above-grade CMUs)

I have a detached garage, which I believe is fairly new, but which increasingly has issues with humidity and water seepage. I'm in northern-ish Ontario, so we get a diverse mix of weather and...
02-04-16, 05:55 AM
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The sweep is a standard shoe type that slips over...

The sweep is a standard shoe type that slips over the door. I have a new bulb-type sweep, which is as close as I could find to the old one, except the bulbs are round rather than rectangular. There...
02-03-16, 09:43 PM
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Exterior door weatherproofing - How to better seal gap below door?

I want to replace the weatherstripping in a steel faced/wood framed exterior door. It's hung in a standard frame with a kerf along the doorstops to bed the insulation strips into. The current...
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Full of ice again. Called for service this time,...

Full of ice again. Called for service this time, so that if it's not fixed we'll hopefully find out before the warranty is up. A friendly tech came out and much to my surprise he went straight to...
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Just a follow-up; the above procedure seems to...

Just a follow-up; the above procedure seems to have corrected the issue. I have not had to disassemble the compartment again, and from what I can see through the louvres in the back panel there does...
12-04-14, 08:35 AM
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Ok, figured it out. First, the PVC is fine re:...

Ok, figured it out. First, the PVC is fine re: the labeled size - I guess I just confused myself.

As for the size difference, it seems those specs are not mandated by Schedule 40 or ASTM D1785 (on...
12-03-14, 11:21 AM
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This whole situation is... less than nominal....

This whole situation is... less than nominal. :cool:
12-03-14, 08:24 AM
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Can you clarify? The old pipe that this was...

Can you clarify? The old pipe that this was supposed to replace is CPVC, but that also marked as 1/2". Doesn't D1785 cover both types and specify the same dimensions?
12-03-14, 03:31 AM
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PVC pipe sizes - what the ???

I bought some Schedule 40 PVC and fittings at Home Depot. They're all labelled as 1/2" ASTM D1785, but it's larger than expected. I took its measurements with a caliper, and get an OD of over 1", ID...
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:AIO: The cat came back. This time the...

:AIO: The cat came back.

This time the fridge fan must have iced over, because the fridge temperature rose to about 12C. I ran the short force-defrost cycle, which alleviated that problem....
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Haven't had time to come back for a while, but...

Haven't had time to come back for a while, but this is how things turned out. The floor itself was a huge hassle, because once the long tongue & groove boards in the first layer were cut, they no...
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Since the wax ring's ID is quite a bit larger...

Since the wax ring's ID is quite a bit larger than the OD of the toilet's outlet, I have a feeling it would be better to place the ring on the flange itself so I know that it's where it's supposed to...
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The next task was scraping the paper backing and...

The next task was scraping the paper backing and glue off to determine the state of the wood and hopefully help it dry out faster. It was somewhat damp, but it doesn't appear to have begun to rot....
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Will do. Is there an accepted way to lubricate...

Will do. Is there an accepted way to lubricate the pieces for the test fitting? Dish soap maybe? Or could I use the ABS primer?
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After a visit to the hardware store I (hopefully)...

After a visit to the hardware store I (hopefully) have everything I need to get this done. The replacement flange has a rotating outer ring, so I don't think there's any way it can end up positioned...
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Good suggestions all. Thank you. czizzi: I...

Good suggestions all. Thank you.

czizzi: I do have access to about 6" of the horizontal run:
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If I cut there as you suggest, I'm estimating I need to trim the pipe back about 4.5" to add...
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Replacing toilet/closet flange

I have a toilet which was replaced recently (~2 months ago), and it seems to be leaking around the base. I haven't noticed anything around the toilet itself, but the plumbing below is exposed and it...
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The freezer is back to running non-stop, and the...

The freezer is back to running non-stop, and the contents are at -35C again.

I have spoken to the people who were leaving the door open for minutes at a time and they've agreed to stop this...
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The good news is, I can confirm that there are...

The good news is, I can confirm that there are now times when the freezer is not actively running. On the other hand: Almost every time it is opened and no matter how briefly, it turns on again and...
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Hi again, No, I didn't physically check for...

Hi again,

No, I didn't physically check for heat last night. I have just activated test 1 again and used an IR temperature gun pointed at the vents on the back panel, the reading rose to 4C so I'm...
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It's been running since I posted the last photos...

It's been running since I posted the last photos - I don't have anywhere else to store the food that's in there. The service sheet appears to be identified as "JZ 19-22 2 door & FD 5/10". I turned...
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I see. Wasn't sure if it also initiated the...

I see. Wasn't sure if it also initiated the defrost cycle. As for the docs, I have them and I'll pull them out of storage tonight.
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After: 39119 I checked the defrost...

After:

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I checked the defrost heater, resistance is about 40 Ohm, is that acceptable?
And would that odd black clamp-looking thing on the loop of the evaporator line (which is spliced...
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