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04-12-19, 02:35 PM
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Posted By kevin1

Ya, #2 can go now, its nice tree just not big...

Ya, #2 can go now, its nice tree just not big enough for what I want there. #3 could go too, it hasn't really filled in yet so might keep it for now until new tree gets going.
04-11-19, 06:47 PM
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Posted By kevin1

Its about 65x48 feet fenced in

Its about 65x48 feet fenced in
04-11-19, 03:39 PM
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Posted By kevin1

Agree with @PJmax, what you are looking for is a...

Agree with @PJmax, what you are looking for is a DHT22 sensor...
04-11-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By kevin1

I don't think a smart plug would help you. ...

I don't think a smart plug would help you. @PJmax ran through some scenarios. You would probably have to have an old or really basic mechanical stove that you would turn the knobs to desired...
04-11-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By kevin1

Tree advice

My new-ish house is in Indiana subdivision. Nice patio and some small trees, but I really want a couple shade trees more to block view of neighbors swingset and vinyl clad houses. I think maple of...
07-18-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By kevin1

Thanks for the feedback, some of the spots at...

Thanks for the feedback, some of the spots at least are after valves so they would only leak while that zone is active. All the sprinkler heads seem to be working well. I'll try the dowel idea.
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07-17-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By kevin1

New to irrigation system

New home has a RainBird irrigation system, 5 zones. Is there a way to detect leaks? I have quite a few holes/sinking spots in my yard; they aren't wet/muddy at the surface. Some may be from...
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Posted By kevin1

@PJmax - I have a win7 and win10 machine in front...

@PJmax - I have a win7 and win10 machine in front of me. Both versions of paint have an "Image" section in the "Home" toolbar that allows me to select&crop or rotate. They do not have other photo...
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Views: 587
Posted By kevin1

Just googled your TV and it shows that it has a...

Just googled your TV and it shows that it has a digital output:
https://www.dynexproducts.com/pdp/DX-55L150A11/1437844
Outputs:Include 1 analog audio (rear) and 1 coaxial digital audio (rear).
...
07-11-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By kevin1

Ya, I wonder how well it would work though. In...

Ya, I wonder how well it would work though. In my experience ball valves are usually very hard to turn.
07-11-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By kevin1

There are z-wave water valves that you could...

There are z-wave water valves that you could install on your water main. I got this one on a really cheap deal but yet to install it, has to be plumbed in...
https://www.fortrezz.com/water-valves/...
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Views: 414
Posted By kevin1

Thank you for the feedback!

Thank you for the feedback!
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Views: 414
Posted By kevin1

Garage cleanup / organization

Cleaning up and organizing my garage. I added an outlet and covered the unfinished wall with white pegboard. Added some LED tube lights (Home Depot has some $12 4' ones that are working great). ...
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Views: 666
Posted By kevin1

Have you/they considered an iPad? In my...

Have you/they considered an iPad? In my experience works great for "surfing" with little possibility of malware/virus. Obviously more expensive than software for an existing PC. Just throwing it...
06-28-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By kevin1

Does this tee fitting exist?

New water heater installed recently, I had them cut out the saddle valve puncture so I could put in a tee and adapters for 1/4" tube feeding whole house humidifier (big box store plumber didn't have...
02-26-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By kevin1

Good question :-) So far one or the other will...

Good question :-) So far one or the other will go in there to get away / play on their ipad.
02-26-18, 01:12 PM
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Views: 738
Posted By kevin1

Game/hangout room for teen boy AND girl?

I realize I'm probably asking for too much here.... Just looking for some ideas, pointers, links to design sites etc... on how to design/decorate a cool game/hangout/??? room for soon to be...
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Posted By kevin1

indoor bibb/valve no sink?

Kids wanted me to set up aquarium at new house, using softened water is not recommended. Only one outdoor faucet is plumbed before the water softener, everything else is after. Being in the middle...
01-08-18, 06:31 AM
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Views: 740
Posted By kevin1

update - new solenoid fixed my issue. The new...

update - new solenoid fixed my issue. The new one clicks much louder than the broken one. There is a steady stream of water coming from the feed tube when solenoid activated, not just droplets.
01-04-18, 03:20 AM
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Views: 740
Posted By kevin1

Ya, saddle valve. I wondered about that thing...

Ya, saddle valve. I wondered about that thing too. When the copper line was removed from the solenoid one time, I gave the saddle a slow twist and quickly got a stream of water so I think its ok. ...
01-03-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By kevin1

found a great video that answered a couple...

found a great video that answered a couple questions......
Aprilaire 4226 Humidifier Feed Tube Assembly » Aprilaire Humidifier & Air Cleaner Parts Direct...
01-03-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By kevin1

finally did some work on this tonight.... ...

finally did some work on this tonight....
-confirmed humidistat setting will start humidifier fan and 24v to the connector from furnace mount to humidifier blower assembly
-confirmed getting water...
12-11-17, 07:29 AM
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Views: 740
Posted By kevin1

I'd say its more beige than gray. Thanks for the...

I'd say its more beige than gray. Thanks for the info on the filter screen I will research that and see if I can get it cleaned out.
12-09-17, 08:57 PM
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Views: 740
Posted By kevin1

aprilaire 700m

i purchased new home with this humidifier but it doesn’t seem to be working that well. temp has been 20-30F but humidity is not getting above 28% with it running at max thermostat setting (2500 sq...
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Views: 567
Posted By kevin1

just following up on my old thread.... i went...

just following up on my old thread.... i went with the braided flex lines. i wanted to add that i was hung up on finding the exact length chrome but once i saw it at local store for a few bucks i...
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