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Fixed! I took a chance and replaced the Inlet...

Fixed! I took a chance and replaced the Inlet valve as mentioned above. Water comes in better than my bathroom show now.
Here it is repaired! (https://youtu.be/pNu4Kx1JnC8)
Thanks again.
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Posted By Jamesn71

. Thanks. I was thinking i might just try that. ...

. Thanks. I was thinking i might just try that. Itís 10 years old and has been good to me. $90 is worth the try.
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Posted By Jamesn71

I actually just add the soap directly before i...

I actually just add the soap directly before i run it. But as it should dispense it automatically I want it to. Especially for the bleach.
I added bleach to the dispenser and it never got...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Kenmore Upright washer won't dispense products

Kenmore Model 110.47751800
Named He5t

So I noticed bleach and detergent would remain in the dispenser. I removed the dispenser and cleaned out all the holes. Water drains through like it should...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Retaining wall wash out.

I need to fix this.


https://photos.app.goo.gl/rAAPuFWNpAp9eA5Y9


My plan is rent a mini excavator and trench as close to the wall as possible. So should I just dig down the the base and...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Actually just called them. Very cool people...

Actually just called them. Very cool people here. I initially found they didn't pull a permit when my deck was built 30 years ago. I was kind of angry at first but then realized that the deck was...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Attaching deck joist directly to a beam

My 30yo deck was attached to a cantilever bay that sit's over a double doorway of a walkout basement. I am going to build an H frame using the design like the picture but due to the span of the bay...
06-18-16, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Jamesn71

This all started when I felt a shock from the...

This all started when I felt a shock from the HDMI cable coming out of the box as I was plugging into a TV. Stupid me stuck it in the TV anyway and POOF....little smoke came out of the back of the...
06-18-16, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Jamesn71

the 14/3 wire with the red that came from a...

the 14/3 wire with the red that came from a switch to a ceiling fan box where it was cut and capped. they had the light and fan on the red wire there and that cable went accross the ceiling and...
06-17-16, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Jamesn71

Thanks all for the replies. Hours of crawling...

Thanks all for the replies. Hours of crawling through insulation in a hot attic on a 95 degree day and running up and down two flights of stairs to access the service panel have left me exhausted. ...
06-17-16, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Jamesn71

Hot neutral wire

After blowing up my cable box my receptacle tester shows reversed hot and neutral. All my outlets appear to be wired correctly (hot on the brass screws and neutral on the silver and green on ground...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Can I pour a 18 diameter by 6 in thick footing...

Can I pour a 18 diameter by 6 in thick footing and place a rebar in it and finish up pouring the rest tomorrow? Will it bond or does it even matter? I'm exhausted but have wouldn't mind getting some...
05-09-16, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Jamesn71

wow..they cost almost as much as a new fan. ...

wow..they cost almost as much as a new fan. Might consider just replacing as it is kind of noisey and the baffles don't close well. I noticed it needed oil when i took the pic. I will handle that...
05-09-16, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Jamesn71

Hope this is enough. 65994

Hope this is enough. 65994
05-09-16, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Jamesn71

Whole house fan only works at one speed.

1/2 hp motor on belt driven fan. When switched to high it sounds as if it's trying harder but there in no noticeable increase in the fan speed. I had worked in the past.

Time for a new motor or...
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Posted By Jamesn71

How much can I save by doing the tear out myself.

Replacing a 16x32 foot patio Probably 3 inches thick with wire mesh. I don't mind the hard work. Any ideas of an approximate percentage of a concrete job goes towards the labor of the demolition?
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Posted By Jamesn71

To my surprise there is a pier under the concrete...

To my surprise there is a pier under the concrete slab. It has sunk so it needs to go anyway. I have beat the hell out of it with a sledgehammer and it's laughing at me so do you think the small...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Another question about that 18 ft long post. If...

Another question about that 18 ft long post. If I replace the perimeter supporting post with a post and beam support can I just cut that post off at the bottom to make flush? it's corner notched. ...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Great ideas here! Thanks all. The post is a 18...

Great ideas here! Thanks all. The post is a 18 foot long 6x6 cedar thats notched in the corner for the rim joist and side joist and it looks like it would be a pain to remove and very hard to lift...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Replacing a pier without removing the post.

Previous owner built a partially covered deck and supported most of the deck with perimiter posts and piers but the covered section was supported by the concrete slab from the walk out basement.
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Posted By Jamesn71

Specs for a Half Lap Joint.

Without pics this could be difficult to explain.

My deck is covered and screened in and is above a walk out basement. The 8x8 posts that support it from the ground all the way through the deck...
07-16-12, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Jamesn71

Not certanteed classic. Went to dealer and didnt...

Not certanteed classic. Went to dealer and didnt match up. Thanks for the try.
07-10-12, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Jamesn71

Help identifying Vinyl Siding

I've been to several local building suppliers with no luck. AMC 3420 OD6 is stamped the top. Thanks in advance if anyone can help.

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Posted By Jamesn71

yeah..i better double check. The guy who's...

yeah..i better double check. The guy who's actually delivering it is the store manager. He offered to do this on his own time. Unbelievable customer service. They now have a customer for life. ...
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Posted By Jamesn71

Preparations for my new BIG air compressor

I just purchased an INGERSOLL RAND 80-GALLON TWO-STAGE AIR COMPRESSOR, 5 HP Number: 3496129 from my local Tractor Supply. It is being delivered to me but I wanted to get a jump start on a couple of...
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