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08-10-19, 08:41 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Dimension Aurora II - "Jets 2" button not working? Bad control panel, air lock?

My parents bought a house with a Dimension Aurora II hot tub (manufactured in 2002 I think) that hadn't been used by the previous owners. They're in the process of getting it working again,...
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Lol this microwave was left in a house my parents...

Lol this microwave was left in a house my parents bought last year. It's in amazing condition and very big. I thought it was a huge upgrade from my grandmother's "old," ugly microwave I had (which...
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Perfect, thank you! Yeah, I was gonna post...

Perfect, thank you!

Yeah, I was gonna post about this a few weeks ago but I saw you or another mod mention in a similar thread a "20+ year microwave should just be replaced" and got discouraged......
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Replacement for obsolete microwave door switch?

I have an old Sears microwave (model: 565.8924790) manufactured in 1994. The door switch has gone bad and the microwave rarely functions. The switch appears to be obsolete. We're "close" to a...
06-08-19, 10:44 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Lol thank you, Ryobi doorman's don't seem to be...

Lol thank you, Ryobi doorman's don't seem to be available (at least directly to end consumers)
06-08-19, 10:28 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

https://www.amazon.com/Closer-Aluminum-Finished-No...

https://www.amazon.com/Closer-Aluminum-Finished-Non-Handed-Parallel/dp/B00BYFBFT0?th=1 I think I'm going to get this one... just not sure the difference between "Hold open stop" and "Hold open with...
06-08-19, 07:45 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

I do like that hydraulic closer idea and it's...

I do like that hydraulic closer idea and it's ability to do timed closings.

I'm guessing that would not eliminate the need for the wind chain?
06-08-19, 04:35 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

interesting...kind of negates my forego the...

interesting...kind of negates my forego the retractor (i'm assuming that's what you mean by piston) entirely thinking, but something to consider. It'd just be nice not to have to wrestle with a...
06-08-19, 03:58 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Good quality/looking storm door retractor/wind chain

We're installing a beautiful solid maple storm door today. Bought a nice oil rubbed bronze Emtek lever handle. Now I'm considering some sort of retractor and wind chain. Are there any better quality...
05-19-19, 01:00 PM
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Views: 205
Posted By EvanVanVan

You can see in the picture where the original...

You can see in the picture where the original 2x4s (blue) were embedded in the tiles/mortar for the original frame. We stuck additional 2x4's into the structural tiles secured with construction...
05-19-19, 12:27 PM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

ekk my pictures had disappeared...why does...

ekk my pictures had disappeared...why does doityourself.com censor image hosting url's so I can't insert the picture into the text properly?



Cool thank you..so that over a machine...
05-19-19, 11:05 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

I attached an image of what I'm working with....

I attached an image of what I'm working with. Please keep in mind this house was built in the 1940s and this is my house, I'm not working one someone else's. As I feel like I say regularly on here,...
05-19-19, 07:50 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Replacing door hinge screws, brass vs zinc and wood vs machine?

We just replaced the front door in our brick+hollow clay block house. It's custom made 2-1/4" thick solid maple (and frame). It is super heavy lol. This being a retrofit we had to work with what we...
12-02-18, 11:06 AM
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Views: 676
Posted By EvanVanVan

No, attic. It's a one story addition (30+ years...

No, attic. It's a one story addition (30+ years ago) to the outside of the main brick house (used to just be a backdoor). Basically, outside the brick "exterior" of the house is a 5'x7' room (being...
12-02-18, 06:29 AM
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Views: 676
Posted By EvanVanVan

What are the sizes, distances I could get away...

What are the sizes, distances I could get away with for a wet vent for the washer? Is that possible somehow in this situation?
12-02-18, 04:05 AM
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Views: 676
Posted By EvanVanVan

I'm guessing you found this thread after my...

I'm guessing you found this thread after my request to delete the other one, but I had already removed the picture from that one. Here it is again.

There's nothing in the immediate area to the...
12-01-18, 07:07 PM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

Thank you, I'm not looking to put a hole in the...

Thank you, I'm not looking to put a hole in the roof...I'm thinking of an in-wall loop vent and dropping it down into the crawl space to tie into the 1.5" or 2" shower vent. I know the loop vent...
10-28-18, 06:48 AM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

> You'll also need to vent this drain. Do you...

> You'll also need to vent this drain. Do you have plans for that?

That's what I've been struggling with googling for the past couple hours...

Behind the washer is an exterior wall, and it's...
10-27-18, 05:47 AM
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Views: 676
Posted By EvanVanVan

Trap location for washer, and also in unheated exterior crawl space?

If the drain line for my washer is going to be in a sheet rock wall, where does the trap need to be? Is it supposed to be 18"-24" of the top, even if that means buried in the wall?

That leads me...
10-18-18, 04:06 PM
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Views: 281
Posted By EvanVanVan

Lol I just looked and it's actually more like 36...

Lol I just looked and it's actually more like 36 years old and I'm in the process of installing new stucco siding on the exterior...I really would like the vent installed properly before that and who...
10-18-18, 06:27 AM
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Views: 281
Posted By EvanVanVan

Interesting, thanks! I'll look at a new dryer too...

Interesting, thanks! I'll look at a new dryer too and see if it's just worth to upgrade now..thanks again
10-18-18, 05:22 AM
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Views: 281
Posted By EvanVanVan

Dryer vent location through exterior wall?

I'm relocating my dryer to an exterior wall and need to drill out a new dryer vent. I'm wondering the best location for that... Is it best if the vent goes down, up, directly out?

Currently the...
10-18-18, 05:01 AM
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Views: 297
Posted By EvanVanVan

Thank you, I wish I hadn't just bought 1/2"...

Thank you, I wish I hadn't just bought 1/2" Woodford Model 22 Hot and Cold Freezeless Faucet (http://www.woodfordmfg.com/woodford/Wall_Faucet_Pages/model-22.html)...I was thinking about getting 3/4"...
10-18-18, 02:21 AM
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Views: 297
Posted By EvanVanVan

Ty, and 1/2" to the shower?

Ty, and 1/2" to the shower?
10-17-18, 07:42 PM
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Views: 297
Posted By EvanVanVan

1/2" or 3/4" pex for washing machine and 3/4 bathroom?

I was thinking of running 3/4" pex to the area and then teeing off with 1/2" to each end of line item (maybe combining sink and toilet on a single 1/2" line for convenience). Is that sufficient or...
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