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12-30-19, 04:29 AM
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Decided to go with the Rain&Shine cement seeing...

Decided to go with the Rain&Shine cement seeing the specs read that it will cure underwater, I also have to give it 50% more setting and curing time because of the temp outside which shouldn't be a...
12-29-19, 08:58 AM
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Views: 331
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I have both types of glue here, weather is in the...

I have both types of glue here, weather is in the mid 30s at night and 40s during the day. "All Weather" cement said you can use it in temps from -15 and above and the "Rain&Shine said from temps 40...
12-29-19, 05:40 AM
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Views: 331
Posted By grantiman

How long to let PVC fittings set before submerging in water?

I'm right at the end of my trench to my foundation wall and have to connect a sch 40 pvc fitting coming into my home. I'm at a low grade and having problems with ground water pooling at the end of my...
12-14-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By grantiman

I have concrete floor block wall craw space, the...

I have concrete floor block wall craw space, the lowest I can come out of my craw space wall is just 1' below ground level. I have 2" foam board against my foundation wall which my pipe will be...
12-14-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By grantiman

What pipe insulation for underground?

I have a 1" plastic water line about 3' long that will be running up the side of my foundation wall from inside my trench and into my house, my concern is it will also be about 3' above the frost...
12-01-19, 05:10 AM
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Views: 413
Posted By grantiman

I have 1" poly coming into the house from the...

I have 1" poly coming into the house from the well into my pressure tank and then into a 180 gal holding tank. I was going to tee off the outlet side of the holding tank, back out my block wall and...
11-30-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By grantiman

I'll try to keep the poly in the garage and warm...

I'll try to keep the poly in the garage and warm enough to work with, I'll have to work fast once I get it outside. Second thought was if I can get the poly roll out along my trench what if I slid...
11-30-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By grantiman

Polyethylene or PVC for underground water line?

I have to run a water line from my main home to an in-law-apartment underground approximately 100 feet. Temperatures are in the 30s and I thought maybe it would be easier running 1" ridged PVC in my...
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Views: 296
Posted By grantiman

PJmax, I had time to check out that compressor...

PJmax, I had time to check out that compressor again, compressor was hot, one line fairly warm, and the other line just cool, not ice cold. Any ideas on what my next step would be?
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Views: 293
Posted By grantiman

Correction, I needed a 45,000 btu furnace, I...

Correction, I needed a 45,000 btu furnace,
I worked for a plumbing/heating company years ago, my boss did all the sizing and I helped with the installs, never knew to much on the sizing part of it....
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Posted By grantiman

Hot water boiler size?

I have 2 options for heating my in-law apartment, forced air gas furnace in a 4' craw space with concrete floor and insulated, or a h/w boiler inside a utility closet inside the home. I can't use...
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Views: 417
Posted By grantiman

Thanks, maybe I'll use a faster setting cement...

Thanks, maybe I'll use a faster setting cement seeing the joints will be glued outside in colder weather, I'll be sure to use primer too, thanks again....
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Views: 417
Posted By grantiman

I understand about the joints fusing together,...

I understand about the joints fusing together, the temp here is in the high 30s to 40 degrees. I've seen a lot of different cements online, all weather, heavy duty, quick bonding, wet and dry, and...
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Views: 417
Posted By grantiman

This is for a sewage injector pump system that...

This is for a sewage injector pump system that will be going to my septic tank. Wasn't sure if they made pvc cement that was better for underground cold and wet ground conditions...
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Views: 417
Posted By grantiman

What PVC cement should be used for underground use?

I have to bury a 2" pvc line underground, due to the grounds somewhat cold and damp conditions what would be the best pvc cement to use? Thanks....
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Views: 296
Posted By grantiman

Going to check the compressor again and clean...

Going to check the compressor again and clean everything on the back side. I'll also pull those covers on the inside and check everything in there too, I'll keep you posted on what I find, thanks..
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Views: 226
Posted By grantiman

I have to run the 2" around 60' with a couple of...

I have to run the 2" around 60' with a couple of turns. My ground has a lot of shale and stones from all the back fill, thought once the dirt settled all around the 4" corrugated it would keep...
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Views: 226
Posted By grantiman

Sewage injector line, need advice...

I have a sewage injector system that has a 2 inch discharge line that has to go to my septic tank. Seeing it's only 2 inch I was thinking about running it through 4 inch corrugated black roll piping...
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Views: 296
Posted By grantiman

No, the tech guy never checked anything inside...

No, the tech guy never checked anything inside the fridge or freezer, he just had some kind of hand held meter that he used to check the compressor. We just plugged it in the day he came, all he did...
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Views: 296
Posted By grantiman

Amana Fridge not cooling...

I have a Amana refridge, model #ABB2222FEQ. I purchased a new refridge and moved the Amana into my garage where it sat for a little over a year, was going to use it for a spare. It ran perfectly when...
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Views: 278
Posted By grantiman

What is the proper pitch for a septic tank line...

I have to run a septic line from my house to my septic tank, everything online is telling me 1/4" per foot. I was talking to a plumbing contractor today and he told me to pitch the pipe 1/4" per 10...
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Views: 363
Posted By grantiman

There really isn't anywhere else to install a new...

There really isn't anywhere else to install a new gauge, this gauge screws into the front of the boiler. I'll drain the water down inside the boiler seeing I haven't started to use it yet. There was...
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Views: 363
Posted By grantiman

Hot water boiler pressure gauge froze, should I replace?

I have a wood/coal add-on hot water boiler in my garage, last year I didn't use it and forgot to drain the water and it froze, I finally got it thawed and drained in a few hours. I'm getting it ready...
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Views: 1,091
Posted By grantiman

It seems to be the only option I have. I'll give...

It seems to be the only option I have. I'll give it a try and see what happens this winter, thanks for all the help..
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Views: 1,091
Posted By grantiman

I can only go 28 inches down max in order to get...

I can only go 28 inches down max in order to get the ejector pump line into the basement of my main home to connect it to my septic line. Next year there will also be 4 inches of concrete over the...
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