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it is definitely the "flapper" because if I push...

it is definitely the "flapper" because if I push on that it stops. its not "sealing" properly anymore.

as far as brand. no idea. whatever was on the shelf at homedepot.

so fludmaster is the...
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Problems with toilet "guts"

ALL our toilets "leak" when I say leak I don't mean on the floor I mean from the tank into the bowl sometimes adding $100 a month to the water bill.

its gotten to the point that I now turn off the...
03-28-11, 11:03 AM
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yes we found some shifting in the window frame...

yes we found some shifting in the window frame that opened a crack to outside along with funky screen. Fixing both. also going to add "screens" to all exterior venting to prevent intrusion.

I have...
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Yes everything in the house is electric. We...

Yes everything in the house is electric. We switch from Electric to "gas" heat (still have electric heat too as backup) no cost savings. We save in E but pay for Gas and its about the same. although...
03-27-11, 07:37 PM
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Posted By nerys

Hmm no here they INVADE our home in the summer....

Hmm no here they INVADE our home in the summer. in the winter we only get maybe 1 a week.

in the summer DOZENS a week sometimes hundreds.
03-27-11, 06:48 PM
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it is cooler in the house in the summer than it...

it is cooler in the house in the summer than it is outside. so why are they inside? is it too hot? ie they are coming in to cool down?

they seem to be procreating JUST FINE so they are eating...
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before and after are not relevant. 2 13watt CFL's...

before and after are not relevant. 2 13watt CFL's consume 26 watts. 3 .9 watt LED's consume 2.7 watts.

there is nothing to verify or get before and after for here. They are verified by their very...
03-27-11, 02:34 PM
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Posted By nerys

yes we noticed when it got "warm" in a room in...

yes we noticed when it got "warm" in a room in the winter they "came out"

I know they are not eating anything IN the house but THEY ARE EATING. they ARE HERE for a reason. They are THRIVING not...
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The savings are pretty dramatic. of course hard...

The savings are pretty dramatic. of course hard to "see" since there is no "line item" on the electric bill that says Front Door Light :-) but some quicky math.

I pay 14.8c/kw delivered in the...
03-27-11, 01:28 PM
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Posted By nerys

There MUST be a way to trap these things. I mean...

There MUST be a way to trap these things. I mean WHAT are they eating? there not eating our food and they are not eating our clothing. SO WHAT in the world are they eating? I know they attack crops...
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yeah no point at 1watt the bulb only consumes...

yeah no point at 1watt the bulb only consumes .9watts each :-)
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HELP with automating LED lights

Ok I replaced our Front outdoor foyer light fixture (2 13watt CFL) with a bathroom vanity style fixture with 3 1 watt LED's

the 3 1 watt bare bulbs are actually producing more light than the 2...
03-26-11, 08:20 PM
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Posted By nerys

Stink Bugs?

does anyone have ANY sort of solution yet for keeping these things out of the home? they have SERIOUSLY mentally freaked my pop out ever since he found HUNDREDS of them in his bedroom just chilling...
06-29-10, 05:34 PM
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so besides this bacteria or fungus it won't hurt...

so besides this bacteria or fungus it won't hurt the furnace? I will be sure to filter it as I pour it in.
06-29-10, 09:34 AM
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Posted By nerys

about 5-6 years old. still clear still burns on...

about 5-6 years old. still clear still burns on paper. I know little else about it. Don't really care about how efficiently it will burn just will it burn and will it harm the furnace.

I was...
06-28-10, 08:59 AM
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Posted By nerys

I am also curious about this. I can get access to...

I am also curious about this. I can get access to 300 gallons of very old (but still burns) kerosene. If I MIX this with Diesel (heating oil) will it burn ok? say 300 gallons of kero mixed with 200...
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Posted By nerys

So your saying your part of #2 (2)People...

So your saying your part of #2

(2)People expecting big corporations to make it happen. They dont give a damn about the environment and until they can make a fortune off of it, they wont do it.
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Oh very cool. Nice engrish but they are cheap,...

Oh very cool. Nice engrish but they are cheap, hackable, and CFL compatible!

these might also solve my bathroom problem! ie people leaving the damned lights on. even at 11watts LED's I want them...
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Posted By nerys

If the link does not have a referral code its not...

If the link does not have a referral code its not really an ad.

since the link was removed your post is neutered :-) can you tell us the name of the product/company such that a google search will...
11-27-08, 09:41 PM
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Posted By nerys

I would gladly pay $115 for that bulb (with...

I would gladly pay $115 for that bulb (with appropriate warranty) alas I do not because I can not. I am very much "not" wealthy :-)

but I do know that eventually they WILL be cheaper and a lot...
11-27-08, 02:48 AM
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Posted By nerys

well no I would agree 1 could not replace a 13w...

well no I would agree 1 could not replace a 13w CFL but 3 could easily and would reduce power consumption from 13watts to 4.5 watts.

that is the one current problem. you have to "alter" your...
11-26-08, 12:30 AM
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Posted By nerys

Well there not quite what I would call 40watt...

Well there not quite what I would call 40watt more like 30-35 but I am very happy with them.

Let us know how you like em!

I had to go into work yesterday (and today typing this from work) so I...
11-23-08, 09:42 PM
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Posted By nerys

sadly no plug but it is just two VERY easy to...

sadly no plug but it is just two VERY easy to work with wires and nice big exposed solder joints :-) perfect for me grrr where did I stick that iron.

I finally found an iron I like. oddly enough...
11-23-08, 05:25 PM
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Posted By nerys

I was leary of it being a connection issue since...

I was leary of it being a connection issue since its 7 of them and the one I "watched" go out as I was looking at it.

No movement no vibration. I also would thing tapping it would "do something"...
11-23-08, 02:16 PM
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Posted By nerys

but I had assumed since the circuits were the...

but I had assumed since the circuits were the same that they would be equally effected unless something was amiss?

or do you mean I might get an off reading but not know "what" is causing the off...
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