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04-30-14, 06:51 PM
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It looks like a regular tap like you would have...

It looks like a regular tap like you would have outside on a garden hose. Its soldered in mainline then goes into water meter
04-29-14, 05:12 PM
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Stuck Shut Off

My shut off for main water supply is stuck on. Any ideas on how I can turn it ? I need to do some plumbing and cant move it. I tried wd40
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Its a job for a pro. What concerns me is that you...

Its a job for a pro. What concerns me is that you mention a handyman,white caulking(latex or silicone ?) plus foam. I,m assuming this is expandandable gun foam that absorbs moisture and should never...
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It is a bit more expensive to strip the roof but...

It is a bit more expensive to strip the roof but does a better job.It allows the roofer to see that he is not installing over rotten wood not to mention the shingles last longer than just going over...
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yes you should be able to vent the soffit...

yes you should be able to vent the soffit somehow. Quarrix makes vented ridge roll and other products that might help. You need that draw from the bottom to the ridge to have a probaly vented system....
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If you plan on staying in house go to a metal...

If you plan on staying in house go to a metal roof. steel prices have come down and shingles have went up. it lasts alot longer than traditional shingles.,they just dont stand up the way they use...
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Views: 953
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Talked to the water conditioning people and they...

Talked to the water conditioning people and they recommended not going to on demand water heater as I must have sulphur problems. Said to put chlorine puck in toilet (I find this eats the runbber)...
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The water softener guy said I should have an...

The water softener guy said I should have an aerator in my incoming line before the pressure tank. It helps break up dirt so the softener and water filters take it out. I,ve never had one since I...
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Views: 953
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it usually happens when the water bis running low...

it usually happens when the water bis running low or if the pump has been off and you start it up again, i put a new pressure tank and well pump in recently
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It has been tested. It does have a smell. Worse...

It has been tested. It does have a smell. Worse when softerner salt runs down. I thought it was from hot water tank electrode. (its gas and 15 years old) We live in a sandy area
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Dirty Water

Every now and then I get a belch of black/grey dirty water. My toilets constantly need cleaning and sometimes its slimy in the tank.
What can I do? I was told if I put a filter before the pressure...
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Solar Power Sump

Is there such a thing that a solar powered supply could run a sump pump? You would never need to worry about the power going out again. I have a battery back up but its not very strong
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I replaced my old beer fridge in garage with an...

I replaced my old beer fridge in garage with an Energy Star new fridge.Trouble was that once it got around freezing point in garage,new fridge never kept anything cold.I had to move it in the house...
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Views: 1,344
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I,d like to hear back from anyone that has used...

I,d like to hear back from anyone that has used Ondura as well.It is such a simple product like the vinyl siding of roofing.Looks fairly simple to install.The only thing I was leery about was the...
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I,ll second that.The gutter is cheap but all the...

I,ll second that.The gutter is cheap but all the components are expensive
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The roofing would come prepainted.They probaly...

The roofing would come prepainted.They probaly have a vented metal ridge to match their products.
07-27-04, 03:20 PM
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Wash off any dirt and chalking,the best you can...

Wash off any dirt and chalking,the best you can and then apply a good quality paint.
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It would probaly cost you less to have seamless...

It would probaly cost you less to have seamless aluminum installed than just to buy the vinyl gutters.The price per foot of vinyl is cheaper but the accessories are very expensive.Plus vinyl trough...
07-27-04, 03:14 PM
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Views: 1,982
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Sub contractors get a bad rap.If the company you...

Sub contractors get a bad rap.If the company you hire consistantly uses the same sub contractor that may not be such a bad thing.They may just be aligned that way for tax purposes.Normally a sub will...
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Are you talking about wood fascia or aluminum...

Are you talking about wood fascia or aluminum clad fascia?
07-13-04, 09:06 AM
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Electrical Lockbox?

Is there such a thing?I have an outside outlet that I would like to cover and prevent someone from unplugging,Currently there is an external pump plugged into it and I don,t want to just hard wire...
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Views: 1,190
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I should know better.I have 2 4foot levels and do...

I should know better.I have 2 4foot levels and do you think I could find either?No.I just figured I could lower it and get it over to the other side.I,m trying to keep the water away from my...
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Sounds like another version of what you already...

Sounds like another version of what you already have.Nothing is going to be better til you fix your leaking problem.From the souynd of it the existing roof is not flashed properly into the house.
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Views: 1,190
Posted By sider68

:mad: I just tryied lowering mine ,about a 50...

:mad: I just tryied lowering mine ,about a 50 foot run an 1 1/2 inches to get water to drain to other side.It mostly does except for some water that sits in the middle.I thought making that dramatic...
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Views: 1,190
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1/4 inch fall in 10 feet is what is recommended.I...

1/4 inch fall in 10 feet is what is recommended.I assume you have a 3 by 4 downpipe not a 2 x 3,which would definitely be too small.
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