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01-06-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Philossifer

The unit itself actually works but the cells have...

The unit itself actually works but the cells have wires missing that have broken. Since I posted this question I found an online dealer that sells the wires for about $8 each and they look pretty...
01-04-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Philossifer

Trion Furnace Electronic Air Cleaner

My Trion Electronic Air Cleaner quit working so I installed a media filter that's the same size as the electronic cells. But now it seems like we're getting a lot more dust that we can see settling...
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Philossifer

The roofer showed me the bathroom fan vent before...

The roofer showed me the bathroom fan vent before installing it. It's basically just an aluminum tube (about the same size as the hose coming from the fan) but with a damper and the flashing required...
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Philossifer

Thanks Larry, My home has a hip roof, there is...

Thanks Larry,
My home has a hip roof, there is no gable ends. Plus, my home only has an overhang on the front of the house so I think the only option was thru the roof.

Phil
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Philossifer

Bathroom fan vent questions

About a year ago I replaced the old bathroom fan with a new one. The original fan was just vented into the attic. I left it that way because I was planning on installing a new roof and would install...
06-29-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By Philossifer

Contactor and Capacitor

Is it impractical to replace the contactor and capacitor on my 8-year old Comfortmaker condensing unit if it's still running?

The unit is operating fine but the contacts on the contactor look...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,254
Posted By Philossifer

Dishes have strong detergent smell?

I have an older Insinkerator dishwasher that has been working great for years.

Lately, the glasses and dishes have a strong detergent odor on them after cleaning.
I'm not using different...
10-22-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,333
Posted By Philossifer

Gurgling Drain

Whenever I flush the toilet in the master bathroom, the drain in the bathtub gurgles.

What could be causing this?
Phil
Replies: 21
Views: 2,961
Posted By Philossifer

If you've ruled everything else out like...

If you've ruled everything else out like moisture, vibration and touching the bulb with your bare fingers....... All that is left is a bad connection at the bulb socket.

A bad connection is unable...
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By Philossifer

TopLoad Washer Spin Problem

Whirlpool Ultimate Care II
Top Load Washer
Model # LSN1000JT0
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The machine spins, but when it first starts spinning it acts like the load is...
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Philossifer

I'm no expert but, from a "common sense" aspect;...

I'm no expert but, from a "common sense" aspect; maybe the TV is capable of displaying 1080p pictures, but the tuner is only capable of receiving 720p broadcasts.

So that the only way to view a...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,017
Posted By Philossifer

Samsung NC10-14GW NETBOOK

Is anybody familiar with the Samsung NC10 - NETBOOK?
http://laptoping.com/samsung-nc10-14gw.html
I do some traveling and like to work on the plane; but the seats are so tight, unless I'm in "First...
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By Philossifer

toofer, I believe he's talking about...

toofer,
I believe he's talking about installing a "new" graphics card with more memory on the new card......

His question asks if there is a limitation as to how much graphics memory can be...
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By Philossifer

DVD -R Blank Media Question?

Does "Brand Name" matter when buying blank DVD -R disks?

I'm planning on converting my entire home video library from Hi8-Tape and DV-Tape to DVD's.

There's such a huge price difference in...
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Philossifer

A tip about using oil on shredders! Less is...

A tip about using oil on shredders!

Less is better; and, be careful about getting too much on the safety sensors.

Some of the cheaper shredders have sensors that are difficult to access for...
03-29-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,755
Posted By Philossifer

GE Touch-Up Paint

I Have an almond colored, GE Range which was purchased new about 10-years ago.

Is all GE "almond" Touch-Up paint the same, or do I have to match it by year and/or code like you would car paint?...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,693
Posted By Philossifer

65, The fact that you were already getting...

65,
The fact that you were already getting 215psig on the high side at 75F ambient should have been a red flag to not add any refrigerant! At that temp, using the (2.5 x ambient) formula, your...
02-28-08, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 36,311
Posted By Philossifer

bobofky, Most 4-speed blower motors I've seen...

bobofky,
Most 4-speed blower motors I've seen are set up like this:
Red: low
Yellow: medium-low
Blue: medium-high
Black: high

Most furnace are only going to use two speeds; a higher speed...
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Philossifer

dinky, I highly recommend a product called...

dinky,
I highly recommend a product called "SyncBackSE" by 2BrightSparks http://www.2brightsparks.com

There's a one time charge of $30 (per machine) to purchase it but that gives you updates and...
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By Philossifer

Vanity Mirror

Can you replace the bulb in a vanity mirror in a sun visor. I can't tell how to get at the bulb to replace it (Chrysler PT Cruiser)

Please don't tell me I have to replace the whole visor!...
02-11-08, 05:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,568
Posted By Philossifer

VoltageHz, My mistake...... I went out and...

VoltageHz,
My mistake...... I went out and looked at the cord and you're right; one end has a male end to plug into the generator and the other end has a female end to plug into the box.

It's...
02-10-08, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,568
Posted By Philossifer

VoltageHz, How cheap do you want do go; a...

VoltageHz,
How cheap do you want do go; a couple of bucks?
I had an electrician (my step-son) do the same job a couple of years ago.

He made an 8 foot extension with two males on each end (10...
02-10-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,148
Posted By Philossifer

Detailing?

Not sure if this is the right forum?

I just bought a used car from a private owner; but before doing so, I searched quite a few dealers and pre-owned car lots. (BTW, I think I got a pretty good...
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By Philossifer

I Fixed My Wireless Mouse Battery Problem!

I bought one of these instead:

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/devices/3271&cl=us,en

A Logitech VX Nano for Notebooks

This thing is sweet!!!!
It's the way a wireless...
02-03-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Philossifer

cthsrichard, I don't have experience with that...

cthsrichard,
I don't have experience with that size/model.......but just so you know; my home is in the suburbs and we don't get many power outages so I didn't need a big generator. Just something...
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