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Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By diyplank

I replaced the ball valve on the cold water fill...

I replaced the ball valve on the cold water fill side of the heater. It didn't fix anything and the other valve that was on there works fine.

I took the hose off the hot side of the washing...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By diyplank

My thought for this is even when I was draining...

My thought for this is even when I was draining the water from the heater at the bottom it was weak? I don't get it....The cold water line coming into the tank has a valve. So maybe that is bad?...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By diyplank

So I just drained about 30 gallons. The first two...

So I just drained about 30 gallons. The first two bucket fulls had white sediment in it. But it cleared up since. But then I go and turn that faucet on after I did drain that much and there is air...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By diyplank

It's at all faucets. When I turn the hot water...

It's at all faucets. When I turn the hot water on in the basement sink next to the tank there is a loud water pipe noise. I believe coming from the hot side right above the tank. I'm going to drain...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-10-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By diyplank

Electric Hot Water Heater - No hot water pressure

So last night it started. I turn on the hot water and at first its fine....then it fizzles out to low maybe half the pressure of normal. I replaced an element 1.5 yrs ago. It's a bradford white from...
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By diyplank

I figured it out. UGH I wish I had an I'M STUPID...

I figured it out. UGH I wish I had an I'M STUPID emoji.... lol

It has a removable screen/tip at the faucet. You use a special tool to remove it. There was horrible flow about a month ago and I...
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By diyplank

Bathroom Vanity Faucet Leak

So I was using the faucet about a week ago. I heard water dripping over the faucet. I look under the cabinet and it is pouring out of the center hole. Left hole is hot water connection to faucet and...
04-18-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By diyplank

Ok...I will try that this weekend!! Thanks a lot!

Ok...I will try that this weekend!! Thanks a lot!
04-16-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By diyplank

Water pressure questions

For the past couple weeks maybe a little over a month during certain times(mainly after showers, dishwasher, laundry use) the water pressure is very high when I first turn on a faucet. It only lasts...
03-23-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By diyplank

Thanks for all the help. I know it won't...

Thanks for all the help. I know it won't guarantee I won't have to run a shop vac for hours on end but just was hoping it would help a lot! LOL I don't wanna sink a lot of money into the basement...
03-22-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By diyplank

Ok...well last year it started in the the corner...

Ok...well last year it started in the the corner where I plan on putting the pump. Its the southwest corner which to me makes sense because most of our weather comes from the west. My cousin and...
03-22-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By diyplank

Wet Basement questions and help....

I have a house built in 1965. The basement is not finished but when I moved in I did dryloked it and repainted the walls. When we get big rain storms of 2inches plus, I get water that comes in where...
03-05-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By diyplank

Ok. This is kinda what I figured. Thanks a lot!!

Ok. This is kinda what I figured. Thanks a lot!!
03-05-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By diyplank

Lightbulb Replacing 1965 line voltage thermostat with smart/wifi type

So I have 1965(ish) Electric Radiant Ceiling heat. It heats up the drywall and radiates downward. It is nice heat...no furnace sound etc...but it's expensive. So this thermostat I have in the picture...
10-05-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By diyplank

Bathroom Drop Ceiling

I need to put in a drop ceiling in my newly added full bath. It was a half bath but I knocked a wall out and put in a tub/surround. There was a drop ceiling previously installed in the half bath....
06-20-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By diyplank

Yea Iím gonna have a friend of mine swing in. If...

Yea Iím gonna have a friend of mine swing in. If it truly is load bearing I may not even bother. Will see I guess. Also if I canít do atleast the majority of the work Iím not gonna break my budget....
06-20-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By diyplank

1/2 bath to full bath help....what to do?

I would like to convert a half bath to a 3/4 bath or full bath. I will need to take out a wall that separates the bathroom from a closet...utilized by two separate doors seen in the last picture. The...
01-26-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,370
Posted By diyplank

Yea I plan on getting rid of that type of heat...

Yea I plan on getting rid of that type of heat all together with heating bills so far since November above 1300. I already took out the breaker to that room since it was sorta like this when I...
01-24-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,370
Posted By diyplank

Well the problem is the whole section moves when...

Well the problem is the whole section moves when you push up on it. Sorry....I didn't explain it very well. I can push up on it and make the cracks somewhat go away...the center crack in the pick is...
01-21-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,370
Posted By diyplank

Drywall replacement on radiant heated ceiling drywall

I have (unfortunately) radiant electric heat in my ceiling. The kitchen is getting worse and I haven't turned on the heat in that room since I bought the home in 2016. I know I will have to shut...
01-18-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By diyplank

Ok...thanks for all the info. I did youtube it...

Ok...thanks for all the info. I did youtube it and if its glued it will be a pain.

I do like laminate but I am worried about moisture in the kitchen area. I know it has come a long way etc but...
01-18-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By diyplank

Sheet Linoleum Replacement

I have an entranceway and kitchen linoleum I would like to replace. I was wondering what the best way would be to get it torn up. Under it is subfloor I believe. I would love to just do some vinyl...
01-18-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By diyplank

I know it's probably fixed but I put these types...

I know it's probably fixed but I put these types of floors in my old house and I used liquid nails and put dabs of it on the backs when I installed it. It was down 4 yrs before I sold my house due...
10-04-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By diyplank

LOL...yea I can't remove them. I called the...

LOL...yea I can't remove them. I called the township...the trees are the townships and they trim them but they won't cut branches just to provide daylight for grass....I even mentioned the dead...
10-02-17, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By diyplank

Ok...problem is the trees are between the...

Ok...problem is the trees are between the sidewalk and the street. So I don't believe those are mine? I will have to call the township to find out. It's just frustrating for me. Neighbors lawns are...
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