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05-26-10, 06:04 PM
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Posted By feihin

Thanks......... I started draining a few hours...

Thanks......... I started draining a few hours ago and will tackle in the AM. Thanks for your help and I'll be back to report what happens. (and prob. look for more help)
05-26-10, 02:01 PM
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Posted By feihin

OK...... I could only access the electrical end...

OK...... I could only access the electrical end of the pump and it did me no good. The valve where the water enters the pump isn't holding and I'll have to drain the water to work on it. Before I do...
05-26-10, 10:54 AM
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Posted By feihin

Thanks........ I take a look at that!!!!

Thanks........ I take a look at that!!!!
05-25-10, 08:17 PM
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Posted By feihin

Hot Tub Water Pump???

Hello, Got around to firing up the Hot Tub after normal winter shut down and it seems the water pump won't kick on. The unit has a air pump type switch and the first click would start the jets and...
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Posted By feihin

Air tools on flat roof

Hello, Have a flat roof in bad shape. I'm going to rip off old roof and install 3/4 ply and felt and rolled roofing. I have 2 questions???

Can I use an air stapler to fasten the felt to the...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-28-09, 05:52 PM
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Views: 1,070
Posted By feihin

Water Heater won't stay lit

Saw one post about this with no reply and the "search this forum" function not working.

I have a water heater where the pilot goes out after the water reaches temp.

The pilot and burners fire...
09-02-09, 06:46 PM
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Views: 817
Posted By feihin

The wires on the outlet that sparked were in the...

The wires on the outlet that sparked were in the back!!!!

2 sets
09-02-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By feihin

update

Sorry, I have to clarify some disinformation. These very nice people are Spanish and English can be a barrier.

The lights went out when the outlet sparked.

Everything was in great shape. I...
09-02-09, 03:34 PM
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Views: 817
Posted By feihin

Thank you to Ben and all for staying with this. ...

Thank you to Ben and all for staying with this.

My Plan is..... Pull the cover off the sparked outlet and make sure everything there is okay.

2) pull the panel cover off the box in the apt. and...
09-02-09, 12:09 PM
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Views: 817
Posted By feihin

New Wrinkle

As Per The Tenant: "I Plugged something into one of the dead outlets and it sparked and the lights came back on".

I guess this makes sense if half the house is on one breaker. At the very least...
09-01-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By feihin

Thanks for the answer....... I was thinking of...

Thanks for the answer....... I was thinking of pulling the meter and doing it myself!!!! I think it might be GE's.

The tenants only have the basic breaker boxes in the units, the main breakers are...
09-01-09, 04:27 PM
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Views: 817
Posted By feihin

More info would be helpful. I just hate to post...

More info would be helpful. I just hate to post too long.

It has happened three times (sorry I said everyday) in the last 7 days. Nothing trips, just half the apt is out. There doesn't seem to be...
09-01-09, 04:05 PM
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Views: 817
Posted By feihin

I own multi rental units and this is a new...

I own multi rental units and this is a new situation with this apt. I have only reset it twice. I'm more looking to diagnose the problem and then make a decision on how to fix it. Thanks for your...
09-01-09, 03:49 PM
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Posted By feihin

Lights going out

Sorry Folks the search function isn't working at 5:44 pm est. and I'm sure it's in here somewhere.

I have a apt. where half the lights go out at around 4:30pm everyday. The power company says it's...
07-02-09, 05:27 PM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By feihin

nice graphics.......thanks again!!!!!

nice graphics.......thanks again!!!!!
07-02-09, 05:04 PM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By feihin

Thanks......... I can access the drain from the...

Thanks......... I can access the drain from the basement. Maybe I'll poke around and see if I can access the weeps hole with a piece of wire and small mirror. For some reason and I could be wrong,...
07-02-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,416
Posted By feihin

Yes, no pooling that I can tell. Prior to tile...

Yes, no pooling that I can tell. Prior to tile install all water drained also!!!
07-02-09, 01:33 PM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By feihin

Can't really see too much, except that's its dull...

Can't really see too much, except that's its dull and stained!!! Thanks for your help!!!!

Pictures by feihin - Photobucket (http://s632.photobucket.com/albums/uu43/feihin/)
07-02-09, 07:16 AM
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Posted By feihin

That's what we have. A sloped base, membrane...

That's what we have. A sloped base, membrane about 8 inches up the wall, sloped mortar/concrete on top of membrane, tile and thinset.

I'm not sure the odor isn't coming from tile and the soft...
07-01-09, 02:52 PM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By feihin

Lowes on the slate, I'm not sure of the thinset,...

Lowes on the slate, I'm not sure of the thinset, but, it was a mason who did the slope
06-30-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,416
Posted By feihin

The pan was poured, sloped and tested. Funny you...

The pan was poured, sloped and tested. Funny you say about standing water. The odor seems to be worse when it's humid. I've never smelled a odor like it.
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By feihin

slate shower floor

I have a 1 1/2 year old shower floor and walls that are multi colored slate. It was installed properly and sealed twice. I can provide the install details if need be.

Problem....... Lately I...
06-30-09, 01:35 PM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By feihin

Multi colored slate floor problem

I have a 1 1/2 year old shower floor and walls that are multi colored slate. It was installed properly and sealed twice. I can provide the install details if need be.

Problem....... Lately I...
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By feihin

Hey, thanks for the reply.......... I thought of...

Hey, thanks for the reply.......... I thought of the current trouble for the auto industry. I think either they will bail out or will be replaced by foreign dealers and I believe the focus is more...
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Views: 668
Posted By feihin

chip scratch repair

Hello, I'm researching buying one of those mobile chip/scratch repair business'. If anyone has any comments or has dealt with this as either the operator or customer I would really like to hear them....
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