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07-28-19, 03:53 PM
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Posted By skooterbum11

Well as I was removing the front panel from the...

Well as I was removing the front panel from the ac, I reached in and tried to turn the fan. It did not turn freely at all. After I worked it back and forth a bit it did loosen up, and I was able to...
07-27-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By skooterbum11

Thanks PJmax. Yes it's an electronic controlled...

Thanks PJmax. Yes it's an electronic controlled ac, digital display.

I've been looking at youtube vids and I've seen that the capacitor could be an issue, also I did not discharge the capacitor...
07-27-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By skooterbum11

Window AC Problem

I recently purchased a used Westpoint Pelonis 12,000 btu model # MWF1-12CR window ac. It worked when I brought it home. I took it apart, including all electrical components, and gave it a good...
02-16-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By skooterbum11

Spray on grass vs spread on grass

I live in Iowa. I've done some regrading around my house and now need to apply some grass seed over the dirt.

Does the spray on grass really work as good as they claim ?? Or do I need to stick...
01-16-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,567
Posted By skooterbum11

Thanks for the info !! I'm pretty sure it's...

Thanks for the info !! I'm pretty sure it's single wall running from the roof line to the cap. So that's part of my problem.

I'm going to have to wait a day or two to be able to post a picture,...
01-14-17, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,567
Posted By skooterbum11

Ice Buildup On Furnace Flue Cap

Hi everyone.

This is my first winter in this house, so I'm discovering new things as time goes by. As I was backing out of my driveway the other day I noticed some ice buildup on and around the...
11-16-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By skooterbum11

I decided not to go with the concrete slurry...

I decided not to go with the concrete slurry pumped into the ground as previously mentioned. Now I'm looking at this stuff.

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10-14-16, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By skooterbum11

New form of sealing basement walls. What are your thoughts ??

I have a guy scheduled to come out this Saturday, and he is going to perform a new method of sealing my basement walls.

He had advertisements on TV, which is how I found out about this.

He has...
10-14-16, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By skooterbum11

Centipede's everywhere !! Help !!

I've never had this problem before. There are way to many Centipede's running around in my house. There very creepy, and man are they fast little things.

I'm guessing due to my wet basement, that...
10-05-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By skooterbum11

OK, I've used the Mollies before, just didn't...

OK, I've used the Mollies before, just didn't know what they were called. Will have to see if I can get them to work.

As far as the picture rails, I think I will save that for a last resort. That...
10-05-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By skooterbum11

Sorry, I should have mentioned that the house was...

Sorry, I should have mentioned that the house was built in 1924, and has the lath & plaster over brick walls. I do not believe that there is any air space between the brick and plaster.

When I try...
10-05-16, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By skooterbum11

Hanging things on walls in a brick house

I recently purchased my first brick house. I've discovered that it just doesn't work trying to hang items on a nail. As the nail isn't able to go very deep into the wall before it runs into brick.
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Views: 871
Posted By skooterbum11

I installed the pump due to wet basement problems...

I installed the pump due to wet basement problems when it rains. There are no drain pipes running into the pit. It's just rain water seeping through the dirt and into my basement that I'm trying to...
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By skooterbum11

sump pump installation

I installed a sump pump in my basement. I looked online for tips, and talked to friends about how to do this.

Now, after getting it all put together, I have a question about the work that I did.
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07-06-16, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,671
Posted By skooterbum11

Hey guys. I have more concerns about this sewer...

Hey guys. I have more concerns about this sewer pipe in my basement. As you can see from the earlier post, The sewer pipe has been a concern of mine from the beginning, when I first looked at this...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By skooterbum11

Thanks for your input lawrosa !! I have...

Thanks for your input lawrosa !!

I have another home project I've started, and have to finish it before I can get back to the antenna. You've got me convinced that a booster will certainly help...
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Views: 1,048
Posted By skooterbum11

Here's what shows up for me on the TV Fool...

Here's what shows up for me on the TV Fool site......

Click here > TV Fool (http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de2cb3cfc445263)

My local channels are 5- WOI / ABC, 8-...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By skooterbum11

Maybe this is what I need ?? I dunno ???? ...

Maybe this is what I need ?? I dunno ????

The antenna I purchased last, picks up more channels than any of the others have, but I get intermittent reception of a few of them. According to the...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By skooterbum11

All channels are affected. Some worse than...

All channels are affected. Some worse than others, but still issues with each one.
06-22-16, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By skooterbum11

Never mind, I found the answer in the listing for...

Never mind, I found the answer in the listing for the unit. I missed that info on previous reads.

This posting can be deleted, as I answered my own question.
06-22-16, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By skooterbum11

Is my electrical service enough to operate this tankless water heater ??

My water heater is old enough I want to replace it before I have problems with it. I'm looking at this tankless water heater.......
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Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By skooterbum11

Antenna TV reception driving me NUTS !!

I just moved to a new location. I'm having a horrible time trying to get good, reliable TV reception with an antenna.

I've gone from amplified rabbit ears that performed better than an, amplified...
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By skooterbum11

Thanks AllanJ !! I'm going to start with a...

Thanks AllanJ !!

I'm going to start with a sump pump and grade work along side the problem wall and see what happens from there. I have a quality dehumidifier to run in the basement too.

So...
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By skooterbum11

Thanks for the compliment !! This will be the...

Thanks for the compliment !! This will be the third home that I've owned.....I mean have had a mortgage on...LOL Lost the first one after I was laid off from the local John Deere plant for the...
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