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04-13-17, 10:23 PM
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Posted By sierra54

Cracked grout on shower remodel

A few months after the new shower was installed we noticed a couple cracks where the wall meets the floor as well as where the wall meets the ledge for the shower door, which is not installed yet. ...
11-11-13, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,447
Posted By sierra54

DIY Crib to full size conversion

We purchased a Munire Newport 4-1 crib a few years ago on Craigslist that did not come with the full size conversion kit. It's an older style and difficult to find the conversion kit online. I am...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By sierra54

I have to work when the inspector is scheduled to...

I have to work when the inspector is scheduled to come on Monday to inspect the hole. Should I call the city to voice my concerns. I only expected them to dig the holes and not pour the piers until...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By sierra54

The permit only addressed the corner post which...

The permit only addressed the corner post which had to be 14" diameter and 36" deep.

Not sure what I should do now. Wait & see how the inspection turns out, or demand they be dug out and...
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Views: 2,397
Posted By sierra54

I hired a contractor to install a new 14" pier...

I hired a contractor to install a new 14" pier for the new column as well as cut the rotting 6x6 columns. The project is partially completed however I am concerned about how is was done. The hole...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By sierra54

Extending a deck

I would like to extend our existing deck which sits about 10' above the ground. It has 6"x6" cedar posts which are cemented below ground. There is minimal wood rot at the base of each post where it...
02-22-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By sierra54

Another undercabinet lighting question

I'm in the middle of tearing out our current backsplash and counter tops, the installers will arrive March 3rd to begin their work. I have already purchased several xenon thin style lights to mount...
02-08-10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By sierra54

Replacement r/o faucet

We will be getting new countertops in about a month and I would like to replace the old reverse osmosis faucet that we currently have. We have a kenmore r/o system that is approximately 7-10 years...
12-07-09, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By sierra54

Thanks for letting me know that I'm on the right...

Thanks for letting me know that I'm on the right track. Not sure about the ceiling. Which would be easiest & least expensive drywall or a drop ceiling? Also, since I put up vertical furring strips...
12-07-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By sierra54

finishing basement closet

I am in the process of finishing a basement closet to be used for extra storage. We have a finished walkout basement however this room and the furnace room are unfinished.

I have already hung...
06-28-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By sierra54

slow cold water line to laundry

When trying to fill the washing machine with only cold water it fills very slowly. If I apply a little pressure, open, to the water valve behind the washer it will fill faster . As soon as I let...
06-17-09, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By sierra54

I cleaned the sill and the drain holes on the...

I cleaned the sill and the drain holes on the outside had plastic tabs over them. I tried to bend them back but both broke. I then poured some water into the sill & it seemed to drain out of the...
06-17-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By sierra54

The house is 10 years old. We purchased it last...

The house is 10 years old. We purchased it last fall and just noticed it this summer. But looking closer it looks like it has been like this for a few years. The trim around the bottom of the sill...
06-15-09, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By sierra54

Leaking Window

During heavy rains the west facing window on the second story will leak as if the sill is flooding. Where should I begin to look to diagnose this problem? I would like to try to resolve this...
11-22-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,088
Posted By sierra54

I disassembled everything, cleaned the in line...

I disassembled everything, cleaned the in line filter w/ vinegar and used a safety pin and vinegar to clean the solenoid valve assembly. After reassembling everything water still will not pass...
11-20-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,088
Posted By sierra54

Clean or replace humidifier soleniod valve

After purchasing our first home this summer we purchased a new evaporative pad for the General Aire 1042 humidifier that is installed on the return of the furnace. When the humidistat is turned up...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By sierra54

Issue Resolved

Thank you for your assistance. After I installed the valve and connected the water lines I did end up filling the ice tray when I tried to use the water dispenser. After switching the connections...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By sierra54

I believe that the water valve replacement is...

I believe that the water valve replacement is part number WR57X0010 or WR57X10012. Are there online diagrams of it's installation?
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Views: 1,089
Posted By sierra54

GE Select Refridgerator TFX22GRBBWW missing Water Valve

My wife & I just purchased our first home that came with the refridgerator. The water lines were disconnected and when I pulled it out to reconnect it appears that the water valve has been...
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