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01-01-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By Skysoldier

Red face Water from bath

Opened faucet in tub to check where leak was. Nada leak. Turned on shower to rinse some dirt out of tub. Noticed water on bathroom floor as curtain askew allowing water to splash out of bath. But...
01-01-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By Skysoldier

water water from bath?

Been mopping a very dirty concrete floor, and rinsing rag mop in tub. Noticed water standing on floor of room being mopped. Coming from room closet that shares common wall as bath.
Bath drains OK,...
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By Skysoldier

Question toilet leaking

Flushed toilet, noticed fair amount water coming from under base. No unflushable material, or large quantity of material had been flushed.
Reflushed, all went OK. To make sure all was doing...
11-29-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,749
Posted By Skysoldier

garage door opener

I should have stated "Thanks to Gun guy" for providing the assistance and information I needed.
Sua Sponte
Skysoldier
RLTW
11-29-08, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,749
Posted By Skysoldier

Smile Garage door opener sensors

Adjusted travel which was becoming an exercise in futility. Did not realize the settings were as fine as they are, and kept overadjusting both directions.
Located the limiters, adjusted that...
11-28-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,034
Posted By Skysoldier

Adjusting travel on automatic garage door

The door on my garage, coupled to a 1/2 hp Craftsman opener, closes when cued, the opens back up. By timing the pressing of the switch, I can shut the motor off just before it starts to reopen the...
11-28-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,749
Posted By Skysoldier

Garage door opener

This is getting to be funny, in a sense.
It will now close fully, then opens right back up. It works from the wall switch, and the remote. But, it will not stay closed.
I held the button down the...
11-28-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,749
Posted By Skysoldier

Question Garage door opener safety sensor

The unplug/wait/replug worked in that the motor works, and engages the door.
However, it is now sensing something blocking the door path and does not want to close the door. It stops, retracts the...
11-28-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,749
Posted By Skysoldier

Garage door opener safety sensor

I had to replace the receiver unit on the safety sensor. Wire on old one cut/broke at receiving unit, not enough wire to splice.
Got ahold of compete new beam units. Only replaced the receiver as...
09-10-08, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,384
Posted By Skysoldier

replacing glss, aluminum windows

The window units are aluminum, single pane glass. There are two units per "window" each in two sections. The bottom section slides up and down. There are two panes of glass per section (the bottom...
09-10-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,384
Posted By Skysoldier

replacing broken panes in aluminum sliding windows

Anyone recommend a good site on DIY broken panes replcement.?
These look like they have some type of rubber channel the glass fit in and that all was placed in the frame channel.
Getting the shards...
08-01-08, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Skysoldier

Central AC cooling of poorly indulsated homr

Bought a small home needing a fair amount of fixing up.
Central AC unit same a most in neighborhood. But, some parts of house cooling, others noticable warmer. Some ceiling vents look though...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By Skysoldier

Smile Locking disposal

I am unable to tell if there is any rust in the unit. However, I have a much sturdier tool in my tool chest that I used to successfully turn the drum. It immediately locked again. I could feel the...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By Skysoldier

garbage disposal locked

Recently cleaned out fridge, dumping leftovers in disposal, which locked after short stint.
Was recommended get and insert underneath unit what looks like alan head wrench, and turn blades manually...
02-10-08, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 775
Posted By Skysoldier

Sink pipe leaking

Noticing a bit of water on kitchen floor, which was not left by my dogs, nvestigated, found leak where pipe from sink joins elbow(?) that leads to main drain pipe from disposal.
Tightened it, but...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By Skysoldier

ID Craftsman Garage door opener

What I was going to do was take the sensor to the Sears repair/parts shop to see if that piece could be repaired. The wires from the unit severed just close enough to the sensor that I could not even...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By Skysoldier

ID on Craftsman garage door opener

The wiring on the infared sensor somehow got cut, and I want to replace whatever is needed.
First question I get is what model? I can find a lot of infor on the unit, but no model.
It was evidently...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By Skysoldier

Maytag washer spin, no spin

I have a Maytag Perfoma clothes washer. I could not locate a model number, if there is such.
The spin cycle is starting to work intermittenly. The drum does not always rotate, and then sometimes...
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By Skysoldier

Stained kitchen counter

Thank you, appreciated your input.
Sarge
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By Skysoldier

Question Stained kitchen counters

We bought a home that was rental property, and needs a bunch of fixing up.
The kitchen counters are a plastic laminate, I would guess. The edges on some parts are coming unglued.
Anyway, parts of...
Replies: 1
Views: 877
Posted By Skysoldier

Question Dishwasher removal

Our dishwasher has had last rites, and is now deceased.
Pulled up instructions on DIY replacing, got needed tools and never got to stage one.
The dishwasher drain hose runs through adjacent...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By Skysoldier

Talking Tolet installation -the continuing saga

Lowe's exchanged the tank. Glad it was defective. They set it on the floor near several boxes of toilets and somone ran into it with a cart and broke it in pieces.
The cause of my problem was...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By Skysoldier

toilet installation

The longer I think, the closer I am to returning it. If I caulk it and that does nothing, Lowe's will likely not exchange it.
My wife is at a nursing convention, so I am safe until Wednesday.
Sarge
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By Skysoldier

toilet installation

Oh well, life ain't a bed of flowers.
I can feel the water dripping off the bottom edge of the tank, which leads me to think it is still leaking out the bolt hole.
I tightened it down just a bit...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By Skysoldier

toilet installation

I amn keeping my fingers crossed, and hoping the problem was the lack of rubber washers and well seated washers.
As I once again removed the tank, I realized I had not included rubber washers...
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