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01-04-06, 07:14 AM
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How to put a heated floor underneath

Concrete, and Em -- thanks for the reply here's are 2 follow up questions.

1. What is the best way to put in foam board insulation under the floor, for the time being?

2. What type of floor...
01-03-06, 05:38 PM
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Views: 1,087
Posted By dontrushmedon

Foam insulation under bathroom

We live in Michigan in an old house with a marbled bathroom floor. It's winter and the floor is cold. We have a regular old basement -- not finished. Would putting up foam insulation, between the...
10-08-05, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By dontrushmedon

Thanks! My Saturday morning is filling up

Thanks! My Saturday morning is filling up
10-07-05, 05:29 PM
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Leaking outside spigot

I know this is simple, but . . . better safe than sorry. Outside spigot is leaking. On the inside I see the shut off, (about 12 feet into the basement, away from outside wall) there is also a...
07-31-05, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By dontrushmedon

Cord or Panel . . that is the question

:blah: bob, that would be on the cord
07-31-05, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By dontrushmedon

Tripping GCFI

The GCFI is on the cord and it will blow out cold air before it trips...sounds like the cord? :wall:
07-30-05, 05:03 PM
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Views: 900
Posted By dontrushmedon

Ye old switch-a-roo

Granny's duplex, circa 1983, has no place for an AC. Bought her one of them new fangled portable ones . . . the built in GFI, after a month keeps tripping after about 10 minutes.

Checked the...
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Views: 2,334
Posted By dontrushmedon

Inheritied Sears Analog Meter

I inherited from my late father in law, a Sears Analog Meter (Sears #982364). It says it tests batteries, checks amps, volts, ohms and decibles. It's still in its hard plastic wrapping it came when...
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Views: 957
Posted By dontrushmedon

Rats!

:) Rats! I knew you'd say that!

Thanks for your help. I think this site is, as the kids say, "the bom" (I think?)
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Views: 957
Posted By dontrushmedon

More info on W.tinghouse fan/light

One push of the switch controls both light and fan.

The fan, er uhm was realatively cheap, I'd say $40-$50, last summer.

(I have an idea of what you're gonna say . . . invest in a new fan) :(
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Views: 957
Posted By dontrushmedon

Reply from Westinghouse FAN/Light

John,
It's an old house, so the switch is one of them there push-button jobby-dos :wall:
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Posted By dontrushmedon

Westinghouse 42 inch ceiling fan/light

Howdy, installed a Westinghouse 42-inch ceiling fan and light. Up until about a few weeks ago, it worked grand. Now, I hear a humming while the fan turns.

Your thoughts? :)
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Views: 994
Posted By dontrushmedon

It's Globberin' Time (I think)

:wall:
Well, the previous owners of our home had a thing with cement slabs -- it's like an ocean of cement (no pond) in the back of our home. I'd like to take out most of it -- leave one or two for...
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Posted By dontrushmedon

Pinging sound from homes hot water heater

after taking shower hot water heater makes loud pinging sounds while hot water heater is warming back up (like hitting a metal hammer against a pipe.) i believe the sound is coming from the unit,...
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Posted By dontrushmedon

Thanks

Thanks to all1
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What type of plywood to re-roof garage?

:coffee:
I have an ooooollldddd (old) garage that needs to decking on the roof. After stripping away the old panels (of varying widths), what type of plywood (thickness) should I replace with. I...
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Posted By dontrushmedon

Cool Craftsman radial arm saw

:coffee: Just inherited my late father in law's Craftsman, 10 inch radial arm saw (model number 113.198111). Dear ol dad had done something with the owners manual. As I have never had one (used 'em...
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Posted By dontrushmedon

Cool 10-inch craftsman radial arm saw

Just inherited my late father in law's Craftsman, 10 inch radial arm saw (model number 113.198111). Dear ol dad had done something with the owners manual. As I have never had one (used 'em in...
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Views: 2,072
Posted By dontrushmedon

Smile Relax!

Nomind, Scottg et al -- I was very happy for all the information. I, of the limited cranial capacity, did NOT give all the info that was needed. I actually used Nomind's info and Scottg's . . . and,...
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Posted By dontrushmedon

Thanks

Scottg -- thanks (I figured out purty quick that the front does come off easily!). Now I just need to find a Sears parts store near by and go buy me one. :)
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Views: 2,072
Posted By dontrushmedon

Busted spring on clothes washer

Okay, I'm being a pain about this Kenmore clothes washer (direct drive) that wiggles more than it should and bangs when it spins. I opend the back as Nomind suugested. And, on the bottom, up against...
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Posted By dontrushmedon

Kenmore washer model # 110.91220100

Kemore Clothes Washer model # 110.91220100, /bangsbumps when its in spin cycle. And, in general the tub is looserer than when it was new 12 years ago.

Nomind was kind enough to reply to check out...
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Views: 2,072
Posted By dontrushmedon

Thumbs up Nomind, will do

Nomind, thanks. When I get home tonight from our little village's town hall meeting (I have to announce the guest speakers), I'll take a look. Again, thanks :)
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Views: 2,072
Posted By dontrushmedon

Nomind, thanks

Nomind, the model number is 110.91220100

The water intakes are behind the front right (if that means anything)

thanks again, Don
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Views: 2,072
Posted By dontrushmedon

12 year old kenmore clothes washer

It could be my imagination, but it looks as though the tub in my clothes washer "wiggles" from side to side inside the box more than it should. It still washes clothes good, but is there something...
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