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08-10-14, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Doc3738

Glad some are having good success and like them I...

Glad some are having good success and like them I am trying but not as fond of the shark bite fittings as some of you are
I had a two pro plumbers do some work for me after I had problems one was...
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Posted By Doc3738

Smile size of furnace

is this a two story is there a basement
if a single story are the walls and ceiling well insulated as well as do you have single pane old windows
I would say a plain jane older home would need...
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Posted By Doc3738

Smile insulate pipe

I think if you seal where the cold air is coming in at will be a bigger savings than insulating
True your pipes may stay hotter longer but you will never see enough of a savings to buy a night out...
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Posted By Doc3738

insulating pipes

You could be very lucky but let me tell you my experience
I used the black foam stuff saw no difference to speak of, took it off and insulation that goes in walls no change ,put more insulation...
12-29-13, 10:20 AM
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Views: 1,305
Posted By Doc3738

Moneymoe 123 I would get several people look...

Moneymoe 123
I would get several people look at your door and see if you can get two or three to agree on the same repair, and then use one of them. It may take 30 estimates to get two or three...
10-28-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By Doc3738

another thread

You are correct ,We have property in different areas around here and under 4 different utility companies
Some will work with you and help with offsetting cost of damage, some will do absolutely...
10-27-13, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Doc3738

Casual Joe, I know exactly what you are...

Casual Joe,
I know exactly what you are saying. We have a son and daughter in law that had a new home
They had not been in it very long. Late one afternoon it burned to the ground
It took two...
10-27-13, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Doc3738

front loose from back

Exactly, I will try and get you a picture of one in a day or so
We are doing some remodeling and the one I need to do now is blocked
so I can't get to it
I found the first one by having a...
10-27-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By Doc3738

insurance

Thanks Casual,
I have tried this in the future and most insurance companies will say an act of God or it is the responsibility of the Utility company
I have never been able to collect from an...
10-27-13, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Doc3738

Ray2047

Ray, you may add to your troubleshooting a bad outlet ______
is turn off power to outlet if not GFIC remove the cover and gently wiggle the outlet
Over the last few years I have been finding...
10-27-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By Doc3738

pound of flesh

Yep Chandler They do not get in a hurry unless a power line is laying on the ground or a pole is down.
They give you a time frame that they will come out and that is that
They come out and...
10-27-13, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Doc3738

Ray, Yeah I called them and was told they would...

Ray, Yeah I called them and was told they would be out between 2 and 7 oclock today. They still want their pound of flesh for coming no idea what that will cost
Furd ,I have tested that and the...
10-27-13, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Doc3738

think it may be meter

The wife caught this I didn't . We have what I think is a smart meter
you can see the numbers on the front that they read each month
Do you know if these numbers should go on and off .It looks...
10-27-13, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Doc3738

flickering lights single phasing maybe

Had a pretty rough storm last night .We heard a loud boom and then a pop
suddenly our toaster went to smoking. I was sure lightening or a power surge got it. Nothing else on that circuit was...
10-27-13, 09:55 AM
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Views: 1,591
Posted By Doc3738

I think there is something missing in their...

I think there is something missing in their numbers. Who takes all that off and puts back on if you have roof damage ? Who pays for the roof repair ? Insurance company may say if the panels were not...
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Posted By Doc3738

maybe that is a return

are you sure that the vent with less flow is not a return vent
Your house sounds exactly the same as the one our son has
When we actually got done we discovered it is more of a return
It has...
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Posted By Doc3738

I am not sure of cost I would consider doing a...

I am not sure of cost I would consider doing a ridge vent for the roof . This should allow the air to move between the metal and the old roof as well as the inside of the attic
I would install a...
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Views: 1,274
Posted By Doc3738

I agree with Mark, since you are going to repair...

I agree with Mark, since you are going to repair it anyway try and lift a shingle and see if you can hammer a nail in a little ways and see if wood is solid. If it is then would not worry about...
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Posted By Doc3738

Be very careful and check local as well as state...

Be very careful and check local as well as state and federal laws
We have a steel mill near us and it was being sold as well as a roofing mil selling the tabs
A county commissioner purchased...
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Views: 1,066
Posted By Doc3738

A month ago I would not say this You can do...

A month ago I would not say this
You can do some looking on Facebook
I found a guy that had posted a few pics of work he did
I called him and told him what I wanted done he gave me a rough price...
07-29-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By Doc3738

I am throwing this out just so anyone does not...

I am throwing this out just so anyone does not know will know
You are better taking that boat out and running it up and down the water a while and see if any problem is there
Take all the info...
03-26-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,419
Posted By Doc3738

vinyl vs ceramic

We have done luan and 12 inch square tiles.we have done plywood with square tiles
even full sheet vinyl with both plywood and Luan you name it we have tried it
We have laid extra glue,rolled it...
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