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For those who was wondering.... After a visit...

For those who was wondering....
After a visit from garage door repair company, Just $95 later and about 20 minutes of work the door is working like it should.
The door needed to be re-balanced (it...
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Posted By Newbie

How to reset Wayne Dalton BDOR 2000

Hi there.

I am looking at the manual online and can't see anywhere how to reset the door travel parameters.
I suspect something got caught on the door track or something because one morning I...
04-22-18, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Newbie

I can relate to that statement from multiple...

I can relate to that statement from multiple personal experiences.

From back in the 90s when Hyundai was a piece of "non performing metal machinery" it carried the same 100k warranty as it does...
04-22-18, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you Zorfdt. I am of course still in...

Thank you Zorfdt.

I am of course still in the very first stage looking at this also remotely, so even more difficult to make decision.
I am also a little risk averse, so having something like...
04-22-18, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you PJmax, I was afraid someone would...

Thank you PJmax,

I was afraid someone would suggest that, but really it maybe the only reasonable although costly option.
04-22-18, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Looks like they managed to combine just about...

Looks like they managed to combine just about every pipe option possible. I see some copper left, PEX and the PVC.
04-22-18, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Newbie

"no expert but I think PEX has warranties up to...

"no expert but I think PEX has warranties up to 25yrs - but I think some mfgrs. have dropped it to 10. but I don't know how many have actually dropped it to 10yrs."
That's why I still prefer copper...
04-22-18, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you for your quick replies! I don't...

Thank you for your quick replies!

I don't know much about the property or the owner, just in the first stage of looking at it, I will be hiring property inspectors for sure before moving forward...
04-21-18, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Please help identify type of piping

Hello everyone.

I am looking at purchasing a property that had water damage and I suspect these pipes could have something to do with it.
Are these the dreaded Polybutylene pipes or something...
02-27-18, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Newbie

You are sure right, nobody wants to mess...

You are sure right,

nobody wants to mess with it or just can't do it.
They just want to come in, rip the old windows, install new ones and leave after charging me of course.
02-26-18, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you XSleeper, I know for fact that...

Thank you XSleeper,

I know for fact that company is out of business and there is nobody that I know of makes the replacement window. I am trying to avoid the mess of removing original frames, they...
02-26-18, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Kind of follow up question. Since I have...

Kind of follow up question.

Since I have problems with window glass and the wood veneer that I doubt I will be able to either peel or replace neatly.
Would it make sense or is it possible to...
02-18-18, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Got it, Thanks again! Will post back when I...

Got it,
Thanks again!
Will post back when I get some progress.
02-18-18, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you XSleeper. So how do I slide the...

Thank you XSleeper.

So how do I slide the center portion without removing the blocks or how do I remove the blocks? They feel pretty tight there. I tried using a prybar to just see if they move...
02-17-18, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you for your replies. Yes those are...

Thank you for your replies.

Yes those are vinyl window and that's exactly what I am trying to figure out .i.e. how to remove those blocks.
The reason I want to take them out is so I can refinish...
02-17-18, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Argh, So you can't see anything? When I...

Argh,

So you can't see anything?
When I pull up the post the images are there.
But I sure can resize them and repost later.

Maybe this will show up?...
02-17-18, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Newbie

How to remove stationary portion of the big double pane window

I have a problem with windows getting old and need to replace the window panes that are exposed to sun the most. I also want to resurface/restain the frames before the new panes are put in. But...
02-13-18, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you both! I may just continue using my...

Thank you both!

I may just continue using my current system if I can successfully replace the O-rings. I was hoping to waste a little less water if I was to end up using regular filters.
02-12-18, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Newbie

I understand what they say that it is safe and...

I understand what they say that it is safe and potable, but I don't really trust them. The Flint people were told that too btw. But besides that I and my family can feel the difference in taste of...
02-12-18, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Water filtration advice needed - city water

Hi,
I am on city water (San Diego) and using a Watts Premier WP4 Ro system for the last few years and change filters on somewhat regular basis.
The seals on the canisters were pretty worn out the...
09-24-17, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Question Old wiring from building to building

Hi,

I know I have a problem, just not sure how bad it is and what to do about it.
It's an old "duplex", in different parts of the country it translate to different things, so for clarification....
08-06-17, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Newbie

I here you guys, it's not easy being green...

I here you guys,

it's not easy being green :)

I am not willing to carry such heavy items myself either, but there must be a market for it imo. The fact that most of the shower enclosures are...
08-06-17, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Newbie

Thanks czizzi, I was looking at those...

Thanks czizzi,

I was looking at those options as new materials and they are pretty pricey imo,
how would you get a hold of the recycling yard or anything that resells used materials from hotel...
08-06-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Newbie

Shower enclosure/walls from hotel remodels

Hi,

not sure if this is the right forum, please move if need be.

I am planing on remodeling one of the showers in my investment property and just stayed at the hotel where the walls (all 3 of...
07-07-17, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Newbie

Thank you again. So let me try to understand...

Thank you again.

So let me try to understand what are the physics of the tile installation.
We first level the joists as much as possible, then attach the 3/4" plywood to these joists sometimes...
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