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Bad Basement toilet install - need info!

A new toilet and sink were installed 3 and 6' from the stack w/o venting or a trap for the toilet. HVAC guy I'm afraid. The bowl's water will drain in a couple minutes by itself. Now, when I flush...
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toilet and flood drain issues - please help!

I had an HVAC guy install a new toilet in the basement of a one story house. No toilet plumbing existed in the basement. He hooked up to the stack comming form the main toilet under the floor. . This...
04-16-11, 04:28 PM
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Basement block repair advice requested.

I purchased a duplex that has horizontal motor cracks along the entire peremiter. No more than 1/2 bowing except for one 20' section where it is sheared at the bottom second course 1/2" and bowed in...
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Maytag In-use/Unbalance won't turn off

Maytag 10GSAAW coin operated. Lid down the in-use indicator stays on. Lid up, it says unbalance. I noticed that the damper pads needed replacing. Did so. Same condition. Please help.

Thanks,
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04-16-10, 07:00 AM
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Well, this is a first for me, with a toilet...

Well, this is a first for me, with a toilet anyway. Snaked out unit#2 and got it stuck in the toilet in unit#1. Good thing no one was on the toilet, ha.
04-14-10, 05:03 PM
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8 famiy toilet cleanout problems

I own an 8 family unit, 4 upper and 4 lower. I was snaking a toilet line, toilet removed, out w/ a 100' snake, a rental snake that I purchased from Home depot, with the dull arrowhead. I changed out...
06-23-09, 06:36 AM
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Drainpipe, rainwater, backing-up

Our Milwauke Duplex, appeared to have its drainpipe, from the downspout, clogged. So I cleaned it out with my 100' commercial snake. A couple of day later, after heavy rains, it has water in it....
01-27-09, 09:06 AM
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DIY foundation repair??? Bowed wall

I can't seem to access any relavent past threads. I have a bowed block basement wall, duplex. It's cracked, stepped/horizontal. I would like to repair this myself. I have another building, next door,...
12-10-08, 11:27 AM
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exhorbitant service bill??

I recently requested forced gas heating service for a tenant via the phonebook on a Saturday. I got a quote for $100/hour. The motor did not work. And, I could not meet him personally. I got billed...
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Aftermarket Truck rims

Are aftermarket rims capable of withstanding the same loads as factory rims, generally speaking? I have an f250

Thanks much,

Lance
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broken rear springs

I did a break job recently on our Ford Explorer and noticed that both rear springs were cracked in a couple of spots, each side, higher-up. I can't really notice it when driving and it's not used for...
11-22-08, 04:14 PM
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Posted By ommegang

Seems like a most prudent quote/advise. ...

Seems like a most prudent quote/advise.

Thanks all,

Lance
11-22-08, 07:48 AM
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nevermind, I finally found a very good...

nevermind, I finally found a very good illustration/expanation at the following link
HOUSE :: ELECTRICITY :: DISTRIBUTION PANEL :: DISTRIBUTION PANEL image - Visual Dictionary Online...
11-22-08, 07:36 AM
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Posted By ommegang

I don't mean to sound ignorant but, what the hell...

I don't mean to sound ignorant but, what the hell is a neutral?
11-21-08, 04:44 PM
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Posted By ommegang

Circuit is all lights. Checked the first and last...

Circuit is all lights. Checked the first and last outlets and they are good. All the lights on the circuit go. The light fixtures and the oultets all show juice with a tester but the bulbs don't work...
11-10-08, 08:08 AM
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Vacant house

I have a vacant single family iw SE WI. Is it difficult to drain all pipes. How do you acomplish this? Just shut off the main and turn the spigots on? Or am I better off keeping the heat on 50? Seems...
11-08-08, 04:58 PM
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circuit problem - unusual

I have one circuit in our house that has gone out and back on two or three times without tripping. Perhaps a bad breaker? It's off and for a short time will come on again a couple times so far today....
10-07-08, 07:32 AM
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GE top burners

2006 Gas Ge 317b6641p001 stove. Top burners won't ignite. Gas is present. Spark seems to be present too. One burner finally ignited but, three others won't, except with lighter. Odd for all to go at...
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GE burners won't ignite

2006 Gas Ge 317b6641p001 stove. Top burners won't ignite. Gas is present. Spark seems to be present too. One burner finally ignited but, three others won't, except with lighter. Odd for all to go at...
10-05-08, 09:47 AM
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Burners won't ignite

I have an old Lennox GH7D-80M. Piolit is lit but the burners won't ignite. Changed out thurmostat, no help. I noticed on the same furnace next to this, (my duplex), that both the TH and TR terminals...
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Sthil BG55 blower - carb?

This blower will run low but not with throttle. Gas is comming out the backside of carb. Too rich and I can't seem to solve it by the adjustement screws. Any suggestions would be most appreciated.
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08-12-08, 03:07 PM
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Posted By ommegang

Rats in house

I have a house that I rent out. 2004 manufactured house with a poured concrete basement. I have rats getting in through the foundation and are living in the insulation b/w the basement and first...
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Posted By ommegang

Nevermind, I think I need a heavy duty flasher.

Nevermind, I think I need a heavy duty flasher.
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Posted By ommegang

trailer lights/signals dim

Chevy s10, 98' v6, x vin. Blinkers are fine on truck but, barely discernable on the trailer lights. Checked the trailer on another truck and much brighter. Someone told me the flasher may be the...
07-12-08, 07:55 AM
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Posted By ommegang

VCT prep help needed

I have laid several ceramic floors and two small vct floors. Now I am going to lay 220 sf of vct. I have two layers of sticky squares and one layer of lin. This is standard for all the units that we...
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