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07-06-15, 01:00 PM
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Posted By mchild

Thought I would post a follow up. Got it all...

Thought I would post a follow up. Got it all working again. Needed a new pump and to move the two electrical boxes outside the tank and redo all the connections. One of the two electrical boxes was a...
07-01-15, 08:36 AM
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Posted By mchild

lawrosa, Thank you for your comments. I have...

lawrosa,

Thank you for your comments. I have called a septic contractor that I have used in other situations. As soon as I know when he can come out, I am going to schedule at the same time to...
07-01-15, 07:43 AM
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Posted By mchild

Pilot Dane, There are two tanks, both round,...

Pilot Dane,

There are two tanks, both round, both with lids above ground. They are about 3 feet from each other. The pump is in the second tank. The leach field is a little higher than the line...
07-01-15, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By mchild

Pulpo, Keeping the rain water out is easy as...

Pulpo,

Keeping the rain water out is easy as compared to figuring out where the slow down is occurring that is causing the sewage to be so high in the tanks that I can not see the pipes that feed...
06-30-15, 07:38 PM
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Views: 1,042
Posted By mchild

Pilot Dane, When I used the term grey water...

Pilot Dane,

When I used the term grey water I was referring to all waste water from the home. I confirmed that there are two round tanks with the first one taking the waste water from the home....
06-30-15, 10:26 AM
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Posted By mchild

I will investigate further as to exactly what the...

I will investigate further as to exactly what the configuration is and report back. Thank you.
06-29-15, 07:51 PM
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Views: 1,042
Posted By mchild

Pulpo, No public sewer just a septic field.

Pulpo,

No public sewer just a septic field.
06-29-15, 07:48 PM
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Views: 1,042
Posted By mchild

Pilot Dane, Thanks for your comments. I'll...

Pilot Dane,

Thanks for your comments. I'll try to answer your questions.

The sewer line leaves the foundation and goes to a concrete tank that is about 40" in diameter. Next to it is another...
06-29-15, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By mchild

Pulpo, Yes, I had the same thought about...

Pulpo,

Yes, I had the same thought about only the toilet being slow.

This home is out in the country. There are no storm drains. only the one sewer line that comes out of the home, goes about...
06-29-15, 05:20 PM
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Views: 1,042
Posted By mchild

joecaption, Thank you for your reply. Can...

joecaption,

Thank you for your reply. Can you explain what makes you think the leach field is failing. To me it seems like the large concrete holding tanks would take the immediate drain from the...
06-29-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By mchild

Slow toilet drain after thunder storm

I have a rental small home that the tenants report after a thunder storm - where we get several inches of rain in a short period of time, the toilet is slow to flush. All other drains do not show any...
12-31-14, 06:29 AM
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Posted By mchild

Thank you Ray. I will look into the possible need...

Thank you Ray. I will look into the possible need to add the rectifier.
12-30-14, 08:36 PM
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Views: 695
Posted By mchild

So, there is no reason the fixture would pose a...

So, there is no reason the fixture would pose a problem as long as the bulb itself was designed for a low voltage application. I guess the off the shelf LED replacement bulbs at the local big box...
12-30-14, 03:25 PM
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Posted By mchild

High voltage fixutures for a low voltage system

I am designing an outdoor low voltage (12 volt) lighting system and would like to use a post light. I have not found many low voltage rated post lights. Then I got the idea to use a regular 120v post...
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Views: 993
Posted By mchild

stadry Thanks for the info, I'll see what I...

stadry

Thanks for the info, I'll see what I can find on those items.
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Views: 993
Posted By mchild

How would the brackets or boxes be removed? It is...

How would the brackets or boxes be removed? It is a little hard to see in the pics but the seams are rolled over as they get to the top so that the metal bends up the wall to create flashing. How...
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Views: 993
Posted By mchild

chandler, Here are a couple of pics that...

chandler,

Here are a couple of pics that hopefully will help.
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Views: 993
Posted By mchild

Ok - thanks. Hopefully we'll hear more from...

Ok - thanks. Hopefully we'll hear more from others about it.
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Views: 993
Posted By mchild

Thanks for responding. Can one panel of a...

Thanks for responding. Can one panel of a standing seam roof be replaced?
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Views: 993
Posted By mchild

Leaking metal roof

I have a standing seam galvanized metal roof. At one time, there was an outdoor unit to a heat pump located on this roof. In order for this equipment to be level a metal block (box) was soldered to...
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Views: 4,058
Posted By mchild

Gutter Helmet, the cover that goes over the top...

Gutter Helmet, the cover that goes over the top of the gutter opening and the water flows over and around the outer edge into the gutter, states that they work great in heavy snow areas as the snow...
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Views: 4,058
Posted By mchild

Metal roof and sliding snow

I have an 1800's farm house that has standing seam metal roofing with snow birds on every seam. As far as I know, the home never had gutters and downspouts. Two years ago we installed them. It...
02-09-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By mchild

Wirepuller- Will do - thanks.

Wirepuller-

Will do - thanks.
02-08-10, 07:34 PM
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Views: 1,147
Posted By mchild

Problem with outdoor circuit

I have an outdoor circuit that has stopped working. I assumed the GFI outlet had gone bad so I replaced it with a new one. The new GFI outlet will not reset (can hear a slight buzzing sound when the...
10-24-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,216
Posted By mchild

There are sites that provide that info - try...

There are sites that provide that info - try Thermastor. I have a separate crawl 16x39x4 under a newer addition (with vapor barrier) that I use a 35 pint/day dehumidifier. Works very well keeping...
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