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12-07-14, 06:28 AM
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Change cleaning agent for your tub. Sand...

Change cleaning agent for your tub.

Sand the blue corrosion from the copper and wipe it with a paper towel saturated with WD-40.
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Views: 716
Posted By SeniorCitizen

That's when I lay my grinder down and pick up the...

That's when I lay my grinder down and pick up the sawsall.
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Views: 828
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It doesn't get much better than that.

It doesn't get much better than that.
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Views: 696
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The initial cost is often not the full story....

The initial cost is often not the full story. Checking with your insurance provider may assist in helping make the decision.
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Views: 964
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All springs aren't guaranteed to be equal,...

All springs aren't guaranteed to be equal, especially in today's foreign market, and that's the first thing that needs to be checked. If they are equal in tension then other possible mechanical...
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Views: 8,429
Posted By SeniorCitizen

Unless you turn your mower upside down you'll...

Unless you turn your mower upside down you'll need to read your torque wrench via a mirror.
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Views: 1,393
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Being there is a gas leak from the primer I would...

Being there is a gas leak from the primer I would begin there. I've always tried correcting what's known wrong first hoping that will solve the problem and often it does. I've read that a leak...
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Views: 855
Posted By SeniorCitizen

I'm from the school of non vented attics. That...

I'm from the school of non vented attics. That house seemed to live a full life for 65 years without venting and then someone thinking they be a scientist decided to screw it up. Leave it be. Ice...
09-14-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,741
Posted By SeniorCitizen

The power of warping wood is tremendous. If they...

The power of warping wood is tremendous. If they were mine I'd leave them alone and deal with them the best I could like possibly scab another 2x4 on in those areas to provide a drywall nailing...
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Views: 782
Posted By SeniorCitizen

I'm trying to picture this basement / garage...

I'm trying to picture this basement / garage arrangement and what I'm visualizing is a garage that was built on back fill soil.
09-12-14, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By SeniorCitizen

An old nurseryman told me synthetic fertilizers...

An old nurseryman told me synthetic fertilizers is what kept him in business.

His income wasn't from selling fertilizers but selling new replacement plants.
09-12-14, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,701
Posted By SeniorCitizen

Moisture migrating through concrete block is...

Moisture migrating through concrete block is another portion of the misunderstanding. The moisture forming on the interior surface of the concrete block is caused by condensation on the interior...
09-12-14, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,701
Posted By SeniorCitizen

Don't feel alone by not fully understanding dew...

Don't feel alone by not fully understanding dew point temperatures and how it changes with relative humidity and air temperature. I'm finding the subject is misunderstood not only by the average...
09-12-14, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By SeniorCitizen

QUOTE: The outside of this particular wall is...

QUOTE: The outside of this particular wall is completely above ground, that is - it is exposed to the outside air.
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09-11-14, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By SeniorCitizen

By insulating the interior, the rim interior...

By insulating the interior, the rim interior surface was allowed to fall below dew point temperature and condense moisture.
09-10-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,701
Posted By SeniorCitizen

For condensation to form on a surface, the...

For condensation to form on a surface, the surface temperature must reach dew point temperature or below. Using the calculator and adjusting the numbers to your situation you can tell when...
09-08-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,257
Posted By SeniorCitizen

I've found LRA to be not very available but...

I've found LRA to be not very available but possibly I may be looking in all the wrong places. Do you have any suggestions? That would be real handy in situations like this.
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By SeniorCitizen

Begin working backwards through the system by...

Begin working backwards through the system by disconnecting or bypassing until you get normal flow. If you were working right to left the culprit will be somewhere to the right of the fixture where...
09-08-14, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By SeniorCitizen

Keep a trap set for awhile. Bait with Pecan. ...

Keep a trap set for awhile. Bait with Pecan. Run trap line daily, minimum.
09-07-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By SeniorCitizen

I can appreciate your concern but be assured that...

I can appreciate your concern but be assured that being around the propane bottle is far safer than being around a gasoline container one might fill his lawn mower with or for that matter filling...
09-07-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By SeniorCitizen

It's common to use a sponge / foam roller to...

It's common to use a sponge / foam roller to paint automobiles for a smooth finish when spray booths aren't available. It's recommended to thin the paint to nearly the viscosity of milk and apply...
09-07-14, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,257
Posted By SeniorCitizen

I have no experience with this information nor...

I have no experience with this information nor its accuracy.

Guidelines for using generators with submersible well pumps...
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Views: 3,626
Posted By SeniorCitizen

For using a shark bite fitting I had a suggestion...

For using a shark bite fitting I had a suggestion that would be critical but the pictures disappeared for some reason so the point would be moot.
Replies: 15
Views: 3,626
Posted By SeniorCitizen

There are two styles of tanks that have been...

There are two styles of tanks that have been commonly used in residential well tank history. The older tanks were tall upright galvanized about the size of a 20 - 30 gallon gas water heater. The...
09-05-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By SeniorCitizen

Mr Senior, the problem involves excess moisture...

Mr Senior, the problem involves excess moisture (high RH in the winter) and concrete walls and floor are a known source. Lets pin down the source of the moisture in the air and enough with the...
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