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Internet speed

I suspect that my Spectrum-issued modem may have become outdated. Maybe five years old.

"Standard Internet" is listed on the invoice. 'Sorry, I don't see an Mbps number...

My Download Speed...
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Two good ideas. Will "Wet & Forget" or...

Two good ideas.

Will "Wet & Forget" or bleach harm the grass if it runs off the stones? (I'm predicting that the answers are "No", and "You betcha".)
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Weathered landscaping blocks

... which I would like to refurbish to look "un-weathered.

I have a few raised flower beds with concrete "stones" as retaining walls. Over the years, they're getting darker, with moss (?) stains...
03-05-19, 04:01 AM
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'Kinda quick to judge, aren't we? This thing...

'Kinda quick to judge, aren't we?

This thing was 15 years old already. A new one costs $435. Replacement part for the old one was $150, and I still don't know if my original problem was fixed....
03-04-19, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

'Wanna hear a good one? The least expensive...

'Wanna hear a good one?

The least expensive board I could find was $150. (eBay)

Considering the age of the softener, and the fact that I've previously put money into it for a different repair,...
03-01-19, 06:36 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

I think I just created a new problem. ...

I think I just created a new problem.

Checked the brine pickup tube, cleaned the nozzle, venturi, and flow plug.

Next, check the drain hose for blockage... Water dripped on the LCD display...
02-20-19, 03:54 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Thank you. I'll look into it.

Thank you. I'll look into it.
02-18-19, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

'Sorry, Greg. I must have mis-stated my...

'Sorry, Greg. I must have mis-stated my question. I'm concerned with the water in the tank, not the hardness of the water out of my faucets.
02-16-19, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Quick update: the LCD's are moving when the...

Quick update: the LCD's are moving when the water is running, so it can't be the turbine.
02-15-19, 05:11 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

water in the salt tank

Hi. I've seen similar questions here, but don't if my current situation is exactly as others.

Kenmore Ultrasoft 200.

I sensed that the water wasn't as "soft" as usual during a shower. ...
10-01-18, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Thanks. I'm in Ohio - about a half hour south of...

Thanks. I'm in Ohio - about a half hour south of the notorious Lake Effect Snowbelt, so methinks I'll be cutting it back substantially.
10-01-18, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Butterfly bush

... first year.

What do I do to put this baby to bed for the winter?

The stems are all starting to lay down - should I prune back a little? Or stake up?

Thx
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Posted By Louuuuu

When did they change toilet tank bolt patterns?

I have to replace a cracked toilet tank. 'Ordered one online from a well known building supply chain.

When I opened the box, I discovered two mounting bolt holes. My toidy - and all the ones...
05-15-18, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Router, it is! I always look forward to...

Router, it is!

I always look forward to buying new tools. Thanks.
05-15-18, 04:28 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Notching new door for hinges

I'm going to be replacing all of my interior doors as time and budget allows. I am considering getting a plunge router attachment for my Dremel to recess the area where the hinges attach to the...
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Posted By Louuuuu

Guy, strangely enough, the particles don't blow...

Guy, strangely enough, the particles don't blow off. ... which makes it even more frustrating.
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Posted By Louuuuu

Smile "Read the manual"? It's like those "Help" pages...

"Read the manual"? It's like those "Help" pages on websites that don't actually help... At least y'all speak my version of English.

Thanks to everyone for their thoughts. :)
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Posted By Louuuuu

Chamois

My daughter bought me a new shammy for my car-wash efforts. It's a real one. How do I keep those little "crumbs" from sticking to everything? I'm ready to just keep using my old artificial shammy...
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Posted By Louuuuu

I call it "I Hate Radio", and pay the money for...

I call it "I Hate Radio", and pay the money for Sirius...
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Posted By Louuuuu

Thanks for the input. Do you think it would be...

Thanks for the input. Do you think it would be better for me to invest in an MP3 player than to mess with flash drives?
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Posted By Louuuuu

Music on a flash drive

I just bought a 2018 Grand Cherokee. Despite it being the most expensive car I've ever bought, it doesn't have a CD player. The salesman said that car CD players are going the way of the dinosaur....
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Posted By Louuuuu

It's a Delta, so I would like to think that...

It's a Delta, so I would like to think that Lowes/'Depot might actually have a replacement cartridge. Thanks
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Posted By Louuuuu

Temperature control is hard to adjust

Shower faucet is hard to move between hot and cold. 'Probably 20 years old. Can it be lubed, or is it time for a new cartridge?
03-27-18, 05:22 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Thanks for the suggestions. We have three...

Thanks for the suggestions.

We have three acres, but I don't have the discipline to march the dude way out back simply to distribute the nitrogen more evenly. :oThe "potty area" is maybe 30' x...
03-27-18, 04:08 AM
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Posted By Louuuuu

Brown spots from dog's tinkle

Over the winter, I've noticed that I'm getting a brown spot in the lawn from every time my dog relieves himself. (This wasn't happening in the fall - when he was only 4 months old. I'm assuming...
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