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05-04-19, 02:27 PM
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Posted By mrdizle

Just planning ahead, if I get some dirt in the...

Just planning ahead, if I get some dirt in the pipe, can I unscrew the top of the rotor sprinkler and let water run out, then screw it back in?
05-04-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By mrdizle

Rotor sprinkler head removal tool

Is there a cheaper version of this plier with an angled jaw?
I have a rotor head that is deep in the grass and I'd like to avoid digging out grass to get to it.
The Channellocks are great, but...
04-01-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By mrdizle

Great, thanks for the info!

Great, thanks for the info!
04-01-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By mrdizle

I realize that I can't place grass seeds in the...

I realize that I can't place grass seeds in the Spring after pre-emergent. I specified I would do that in the Fall.

But my question is... will the brown dead crabgrass disintegrate over the summer...
04-01-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By mrdizle

Thanks for everyone's help. Honestly I...

Thanks for everyone's help.

Honestly I don't have much time to try out anyone other than Trugreen. Actually they did come last week and applied a liquid based pre-emergent. My question is, what...
03-22-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By mrdizle

OK Thanks... I guess I'll just wait for them to...

OK Thanks... I guess I'll just wait for them to do it next week (as they claim they will).
03-22-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By mrdizle

Too much fertilizer?

Hi everyone, had a bad experience with Trugreen last year in NJ and had a lot of crabgrass develop since they showed up very late for the preemergent. I don't have many options so I will be using...
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

Thank you very much for your replies. The...

Thank you very much for your replies.
The plumber is well respected in the community and he advised the bathroom radiator bleeder, saying it is more "homeowner friendly" than one in the basement....
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

Saga continues.... Plumber put in a manual...

Saga continues....
Plumber put in a manual bleeder valve in the bathroom of the noisy first floor system. He ran the bleeder for 15 minutes and the sounds almost completely went away.

After one...
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

Thanks guys... I have a plumber coming on Friday...

Thanks guys... I have a plumber coming on Friday to install bleeder valve for the ground floor zone that is noisy.

The bedroom floor already has one. The plumber said it is the largest one he has...
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

Spott: thanks for your reply. I am finally...

Spott:
thanks for your reply. I am finally getting ready to try out your instructions. So in the pic of my setup, I should

1. Turn off the heating for the zone

2. Close the blue valve fully ...
12-10-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By mrdizle

Thanks for your replies . i have read there is...

Thanks for your replies .
i have read there is one spray that will kill crabgrass but still allow seeding,Tupersan. That sounds like what I need to do.

Is it any good?

So pull out the dead...
12-10-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By mrdizle

But do I rake up the dead crabgrass now or does...

But do I rake up the dead crabgrass now or does that cause spreading seeds?
I have off this week and some time, that's why I need to know.
Or should I rake in March and then apply fertilizer?
12-10-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By mrdizle

TruGreen was beyond horrible. Showed up late in...

TruGreen was beyond horrible. Showed up late in the spring for the preemergent.
Then could not get them to come reliably. For a period, they missed two straight treatments. I complained and...
12-10-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By mrdizle

Sorry I can't seem to rotate the picture to the...

Sorry I can't seem to rotate the picture to the correct orientation.
12-10-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By mrdizle

Crabgrass in NJ -- advice please

Hi everyone, please see attached picture (not great quality due to shadow from house).

Had a few patches of crab grass last year and TruGreen showed up really late this past summer of 2018 and...
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

Thanks for all of your replies . Is there...

Thanks for all of your replies .

Is there any risk of damage or any danger in doing the bleeding myself ? I'm pretty handy but this would be the first time I deal with boiler repair .
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

Sorry the original images were rotated. Here's...

Sorry the original images were rotated. Here's another try:
Looks like it's a conventional type boiler.
Pressure 23 psi and temp 145 F

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Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

I attached some pics of the system. Thanks for...

I attached some pics of the system. Thanks for your help.
Not sure of the boiler type, but hopefully the picture helps.
Pressure is 23 psi and temp 145 F

See pictures in my next post.
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By mrdizle

Two zone system -- one is noisy

Hello, I've had a recurring problem with my hot water heat. Please see below. Thanks for your help.

Have two zones in my house.

1) Ground level -- Water sounds all the time during call for...
09-03-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By mrdizle

It seems hard to believe that eating on the table...

It seems hard to believe that eating on the table 4 times in two years would cause sufficient water damage to discolor the table. I could be wrong though .

The table does have a poly finish. I...
09-03-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By mrdizle

Thanks for your replies . Only adults used the...

Thanks for your replies . Only adults used the table and the 6 spots would imply that 6 spills occured of sufficient size to cause such damage . Also we only kept dinner plates on the table and not...
09-03-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By mrdizle

Recently purchased Dining Table. What is happening to it?

Hi everyone, bought a nice quality dining table with dark walnut stain from a store in NJ two years ago. It is our formal dining table and has been used only 4 times in the last two years.
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09-02-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By mrdizle

A tiller will dig a few inches into the soil......

A tiller will dig a few inches into the soil... but will it kill the weed roots?
09-02-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By mrdizle

Thanks for your reply. If I plant the grass seeds...

Thanks for your reply. If I plant the grass seeds after pulling out the weeds in September and the grass seeds grow well, would they suppress the pre-existing weed roots from growing again in the...
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