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03-04-16, 02:42 PM
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It is all square d and same size wire I have...

It is all square d and same size wire
I have been keeping an eye on it.Im down there by it every day

.The electrian that originally installed the system was a good friend.He is retired and I hate...
03-02-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Roeboat109

20 amp breaker not resetting.

My electrical panel and system are square d.An electrician found the one 20 amp breaker that would not make good contact with bar where it plugs in.The electrician took out the breaker that would not...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-15-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By Roeboat109

Richmond power vent water heater leaking

My Richmond 40 gal gas power vent water heater is leaking from hot and cold inlets and the anode tube.I think I just made a mistake I removed the plastic circular pieces that are at the bottom of...
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By Roeboat109

Brute mower has mind of its own!

I bought this brute lawnmower from Wallmart 2 years ago.Self-propelled rear wheel drive.After one year it got to where it usually starts right off then sometime within the hour,plenty of gas stabil...
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Roeboat109

sort of a repair but actually an opinion poll

Anyone whom has Michelin all season tires would you buy them again?I'm looking for a new set of tires and I have heard some good things about their comfort and handling but I haven't heard much about...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Roeboat109

Michellin tires

Are they worth their price?
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Roeboat109

lights problem on dodge

I now realize this.Thank you very much for your help.
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Posted By Roeboat109

Lights problem on dodge

My daughter has a 2008 dodge avenger.We were ahead of her on the interstate when we noticed that when she uses her left turn signal her left headlight goes out and when she uses her right turn signal...
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Roeboat109

mixing oil brands

I have about 5 unopened qts.of 10w30 wt. there is Pennzoil,valvoline,and one other brand maybe an off brand like some stores own brand. This old van never has used oil. Actually its in much better...
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Roeboat109

I have a strange question

I have an older second car and it uses no oil but I should change the oil.I have quite a bit of different brands of oil on hand from various peoples cars etc.Some are 5w30,10w30,5w20 and so on.I have...
11-18-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By Roeboat109

leak in wall near one end of shower

I plug the drain with duct tape and run water until it was about 2-3 inches deep and it didn't start leaking until that depth.I thought I had found the leak in the drain but I don't think its the...
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Roeboat109

The only thing that I found out was as long as...

The only thing that I found out was as long as the city gets their money they could care less about what you want.My steps are now 3 1/2,5 1/2, next step 3 1/2,and 6 inches.The city man drove by and...
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Views: 672
Posted By Roeboat109

wet concrete received message

Its not at all deep just deep enough to barely read message.No color at all just fingerart. Maybe 1/32 of an inch deep.
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Posted By Roeboat109

Just had new walks poured.

No surprise to anybody the night the cement was setting some kids did there thing inscribing their artwork in it.It isn't very deep.Is there a way to get rid of it without being drastic or taking a...
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Roeboat109

contractor not setting steps at code.

I went to city hall and zoning office and they said the main problem was the steps were not all close to 7and 3/4 inches which is suppose to be code. The zoning guy said he would stop by and look at...
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Views: 945
Posted By Roeboat109

Contractor didn't follow my plans on step height.

Basically the walks and steps look pretty good.I am just concerned as to how long the add-on steps will last.I realize concrete will probably eventually start cracking at least that is what he told...
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Views: 945
Posted By Roeboat109

concrete contractor didn't make steps the height i wanted.

Does a cement contractor have to use the load of cement if he orders it and finds out the owner of property being poured had a different idea and he forgot or whatever.This contractor bid the city...
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Roeboat109

cement contractor didn't follow through with entranceway step height.

We have had bad walkways on our property since we bought property 40 years ago.So we finally decided to go ahead a have the walks repaced.This man had replaced my garage floor ten years ago.
We...
09-01-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,029
Posted By Roeboat109

jeld wen windows experiences

I installed 4 jeld wen windows with weep holes and I end up with water in the channels for hours.I have one 36 inch that I haven't installed yet with no weep holes at all that I can see.I can't even...
08-30-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,029
Posted By Roeboat109

Jeld wen vinyl windows

I installed jeld wen vinyl sliding windows in my garage.I'm reading a lot of reports about leaking windows and weep holes that don't let water out.Are jeld wen vinyl sliding windows as good as any...
07-11-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,649
Posted By Roeboat109

drill bit keeps slipping

I have an old bullock prefab garage and they skimped on framing wherever they could.I started using nails and found I had to take some sheeting off to add support so instead of going through pulling...
07-11-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,649
Posted By Roeboat109

drill bit keeps slipping in chuck

I am installing 7/16 inch osb as sheeting on my garage exterior walls.I"m using two and a half inch silver colored screws and they will not drill into the osb and studs without drilling holes...
06-06-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Roeboat109

siding garage

I'm using 2 and 1/2 inch zinc coated,i think, package doesn't say it came from lowes on my osb.If the screw doesn't go in all the way it is a b?????? to get it out.What do you recommend to use...
06-03-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Roeboat109

siding garage

If I were to add 1/4 inch insulation would I do it before or after housewrap?Thanks
05-31-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Roeboat109

siding garage

I phrased this the wrong way.I didn't install a new stud I just added an extension alongside the one that angled away from the one I was installing.It didn't change the sheeting alignment at all. I...
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