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Yes. I've seen those rock coverings. I am located...

Yes. I've seen those rock coverings. I am located in South Carolina. It gets cold in December (usually). I have considered building something to keep the rain out. So, I might go with that idea.
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Posted By Shawn R

Shallow well pump weatherproof housing

I just recently had a shallow well pump w/ tank installed on the outside of the house and I was wondering if there were some kind of weatherproof housing I could purchase for it to keep the rain out....
08-23-20, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Shawn R

Well. It is true that I hardly ever see it. If...

Well. It is true that I hardly ever see it. If you guys are saying it's beneficial, then I guess I can leave it alone. And yes, when the wife saw it, it freaked her out.
08-22-20, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

Those are pretty big. This one isn't that big....

Those are pretty big. This one isn't that big. It's just larger than the one that died. But definitely smaller than those. I could see it being about 5 inches long.
08-22-20, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

Huge lizard living in backdoor steps.

I think we've always had a lizard problem but never one this big. The last one climbed into a bucket of water that was sitting beside the steps, fell in it and drowned. Now we have an even bigger...
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Posted By Shawn R

Ok. I'll look into converting it to PEX after I...

Ok. I'll look into converting it to PEX after I figure out the actual size. Thanks guys/
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Posted By Shawn R

What size are these water supply lines?

I have a 30+ year old mobile home that uses these specific gray hot and cold water supply lines that go to the bathroom sink faucet. The faucet's connection is a 1/2". I just don't know what size...
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Posted By Shawn R

Yep. In this mobile home, there are two neutral...

Yep. In this mobile home, there are two neutral white wires, one hot black, and one ground in the boxes in the two bedrooms. Like you said, they really packed those wires in there. After connecting...
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Posted By Shawn R

Ok. Then I'll check by Wal-Mart and Lowe's and...

Ok. Then I'll check by Wal-Mart and Lowe's and see what they got.
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Posted By Shawn R

I need two modern fixtures for two bedrooms.

This is an old mobile home (roughly 25 years old). The old vintage fixtures in the two bedrooms are basically falling apart and needs to be changed. I want to go with a modern look but I want the...
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Posted By Shawn R

I'm just replacing an old light fixture in the...

I'm just replacing an old light fixture in the bathroom of this old house. I'll try what you suggested. Thanks!
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Posted By Shawn R

How do I punch out these key holes? - Porcelain Light Fixture

I had just received a porcelain light fixture I ordered and I'm not sure how to punch out these two key holes. The outer key holes has already been punched out but they're too far apart for...
08-11-19, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

Hmm. Interesting setup. I need to look into this...

Hmm. Interesting setup. I need to look into this further.
08-07-19, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

Yeah. Ok. You guys know more than I do so I'll...

Yeah. Ok. You guys know more than I do so I'll take Zorfdt up on his offer. What should I do?
08-06-19, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Shawn R

Nah. I think I'm good for now. Appreciate the...

Nah. I think I'm good for now. Appreciate the help though.
08-05-19, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

I think I might just leave the plumber's putty on...

I think I might just leave the plumber's putty on there because it's completely stopping the slow leaks. As far as I'm concerned I'm done with the piping installation. Now I need to do some serious...
08-04-19, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Shawn R

I cut the pipe, put in the new drain along with...

I cut the pipe, put in the new drain along with the snappy trap pipes, and ended up using the long wall tube instead of the pipe with rubber fittings. There was simply not enough room to use the pipe...
07-26-19, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

You read my mind, lol. That's the exact spot I...

You read my mind, lol. That's the exact spot I was looking at earlier. It should go on there snug and shouldn't leak after tightening up the clamps. Thanks for the confirmation!
07-26-19, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Shawn R

Cemented???? I had no idea. I had purchased a...

Cemented???? I had no idea. I had purchased a snappy trap piping kit from eBay. I wonder if there's a way to still put it to use.

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07-26-19, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Shawn R

Replacing drain, J-trap, etc. I need advice.

I am preparing to replace the drain and piping in this old house but I can't figure out how to unscrew the old piping. Take a look, please.

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07-05-19, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

Oh. I get it. I guess I could try that. Thanks.

Oh. I get it. I guess I could try that. Thanks.
07-05-19, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

I'm looking for really long zip ties or equivalent.

I need a couple of zip ties or equivalent (preferably 6 ft. + long). I'm putting screens on all of the AC units in the house to keep frogs from climbing in them. They like to get inside these things...
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Posted By Shawn R

This is an old 1973 Murray by Eljer high flush...

This is an old 1973 Murray by Eljer high flush toilet, so it has a large tank. The water flow has always been kind of slow due to low water pressure or like you said, the pipes might be partially...
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Posted By Shawn R

Any fill valves with high water output?

So, I've been using Fluidmaster and Korky fill valves for a while. They're OK I guess. The tubes don't produce enough water output IMO. It takes a good 3m 30s just to fill up the tanks. I was trying...
03-22-19, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Shawn R

Yeah. They have the 3M for outdoors.

Yeah. They have the 3M for outdoors.
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