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05-25-20, 06:43 PM
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Posted By joe187

Basement flooding

We had a big storm today a d when I got home I checked my basement and now its flooded. Well about a quarter to half inch of water in places. This has happened before but not this bad. The water...
05-25-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By joe187

Thanks for the quick reply. That's what I will...

Thanks for the quick reply. That's what I will do, I've never messed with siding before so it's all new to me. I will get that tool and start working on it as you said.
05-25-20, 06:41 AM
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Views: 146
Posted By joe187

Loose Siding

Hello All,

I am purchasing a rental property and need some advice. The siding is coming loose in about three places, it looks like it's not even nailed in those spots or the nails have come loose....
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Views: 520
Posted By joe187

Thanks

Thanks for all of the replies. I think I am going to replace the switch first just because of the cost and if that doesn't work I guess I am replacing the light next.
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Views: 520
Posted By joe187

LED Light Fixture

I have a led light fixture that I installed about 5 years ago. The led's are built in and not replaceable. I run this light 24/7 because it's low energy and it keeps a little bit of light on through...
08-19-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By joe187

They installed a new breaker for the unit. I have...

They installed a new breaker for the unit. I have tested it a couple times now with different outlets and the biggest drop in voltage has only been 5 volts for just a split second. I have no problem...
08-19-14, 09:50 AM
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Views: 1,314
Posted By joe187

Okay I didn't think that was much of a drop. Also...

Okay I didn't think that was much of a drop. Also I am only about 50ft away from the nearest transformer.

Thank you for the quick response.
08-19-14, 09:33 AM
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Views: 1,314
Posted By joe187

I just used to a multimeter to test an outlet...

I just used to a multimeter to test an outlet while the AC unit was off. It was showing 121 Volts. I left it plugged in and turned on the AC unit. When it kicked on the Volts dropped to 117 and...
08-19-14, 09:11 AM
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Views: 1,314
Posted By joe187

AC Unit makes lights flicker when it starts

I just had a new HVAC system installed a couple of days ago. Today I noticed the lights flicker when the AC unit kicks on. Now the flicker only seems to affect the incandescent lights and not the...
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Views: 3,211
Posted By joe187

No I really don't know what kind of footer was...

No I really don't know what kind of footer was used. Most of the bottom is covered up, so I need to dig it out some to see. What type of support would you recommend, just some kind of post?
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Views: 3,211
Posted By joe187

I'm sorry for all of the questions, but I really...

I'm sorry for all of the questions, but I really don't know much about this stuff. If I were to patch it temporarily, would it last me at least a year, so I could save up the money to get it...
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Views: 3,211
Posted By joe187

Definitely not the answer I was wanting, but...

Definitely not the answer I was wanting, but thank you for the response. If I could pick your brain for a moment. If I were to go ahead and replace the wall could I do that without the garage...
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Views: 3,211
Posted By joe187

Wall crumbling

I am new here and hopefully can get some help. I bought my current home 2 years ago and have a carport/garage that sits on top of a cinder block/concrete foundation. After moving in I noticed some...
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