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Dug down 4 ft against the back of the house and...

Dug down 4 ft against the back of the house and found the main pipe to the tank. It looked good and there was no moisture or odor present.

Pulled off the cleanout cap and wrapped it in plumber's...
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I was looking at a friend's and it was glued on...

I was looking at a friend's and it was glued on the threads.. I'm gonna need a new toilet seal I know. I haven't changed it. Also, its a raised mount to accommodate tile floor. I had linoleum and...
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I removed the paneling out of the closet and I...

I removed the paneling out of the closet and I don't see anything but pipe. The cleanout hole is a few inches from the slab and the pipe has a joint right above the floor. It's all PVC. On the...
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Septic odor

I had some serious septic issues in my 3BR home for years now. Frequent backups, odor, wet yard, the whole deal..

Finally had some major work done. I had 1000 gal. tank and only 1 field line. The...
01-14-08, 01:19 PM
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pine trees...should they go?

Hello,
I have about 10 very large pine trees in the front yard..All are close enough to hit the house if they fall. I have a saw and have cut trees before, but these would have to be done...
12-17-07, 06:54 PM
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will mineral spirts clean up this mess of oil...

will mineral spirts clean up this mess of oil based stain?
12-17-07, 09:53 AM
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it seems like the sander(which broke shortly into...

it seems like the sander(which broke shortly into it) was causing lines from the side of the device..Yes it left lines that were deeper than the rest and the stain made them stand out...the good...
12-17-07, 09:16 AM
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Did I just ruin my cabinets?

Howdy Folks,
I was starting to stain my 1987 cabinets...I made the mistake of putting a sander on 6 of the doors. The sander left small lines in the wood. After staining them they REALLY stand...
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Brush here I come then....there's no flue just a...

Brush here I come then....there's no flue just a straight pipe through the attic....
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what about those sweeping logs?

what about those sweeping logs?
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Buck stove chimney sweep diy?

Hi all I have a stand alone buck stove in my living room...I haven't had it cleaned in years...the local hardware store sells a sweeper for 30 bucks...companies want 200. Can I do this myself? I'm...
10-20-07, 05:12 PM
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Done...300 bucks for everything and about 2 hours...

Done...300 bucks for everything and about 2 hours time with my neighbors help.....thanks for all the help!
10-20-07, 01:51 AM
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What's a t/p valve? One thing I noticed is...

What's a t/p valve?

One thing I noticed is that it is leaking from all 3 inputs on the top of the tank....

When I was troubleshooting I opened the pressure valve to see if it worked and it...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-19-07, 04:31 PM
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Posted By brussell

leaky element

Hey All,
I have a Rheem 61 gal electric water tank with a leaking top element. Will tightening work?Also, is it a 1.5'
" socket?
10-19-07, 01:33 PM
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OK, total change of course here. It looks like...

OK, total change of course here. It looks like water is trickilng down the hot water tank from under the temp control panel....what's causing this?
10-19-07, 11:13 AM
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The pan is dry now. It was full before I got the...

The pan is dry now. It was full before I got the pvc unclogged...

2 years or so has passed since it was checked. I'm pretty sure the freon was full. If they added any it was very little...I got...
10-19-07, 10:26 AM
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Ok got the coil exposed and it is not frozen so...

Ok got the coil exposed and it is not frozen so I'm thinking I need to let her sit and have the water run off and then see......
10-19-07, 09:05 AM
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Ok, as far as I can tell the pump IS working....

Ok, as far as I can tell the pump IS working. Last night I cleaned up all the water, cut off the PVC running to the pump and put it in a 5 gal bucket. This morning the bucket was 3/4's full. I had...
10-18-07, 07:25 PM
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The pump IS working. The float worked before I...

The pump IS working. The float worked before I left today as I poured it to full 5 times and it worked. Came home with a mess. I bet in the summer you could get 15-20 gallons of water a day if you...
10-17-07, 09:06 AM
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OK the pump works but it seems the float is...

OK the pump works but it seems the float is malfunctioning. I do put bleach in it every so often to keep the lines clean. If you take off the cover and work the mechanism manually it works... what...
10-17-07, 08:45 AM
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Posted By brussell

Condensation pump probs

Hello,
I have a condensation pump sitting on the garage floor next to the ac unit. It has quit working and the basement is getting wetter. I have put a bucket under the drain to catch the water. I...
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Posted By brussell

It's a mercury 175 watt. It's 200 ft + from...

It's a mercury 175 watt.

It's 200 ft + from the house.

The fuse box has power as the pump works.

Wife said it was some serious lightning that day.

When replacing the daylight sensor...
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ok new bulb no light. I have one box with 2...

ok new bulb no light. I have one box with 2 fuses. One for the pump on the dock, the other for the light. Could it be lightning blew out the whole light fixture. Can the fuse for the light be blown?
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I havent changed the bulb just the sensor on top...

I havent changed the bulb just the sensor on top that detects light. My neighbor said his lost 2 in the last year.
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Posted By brussell

dock light blown

I have a dusk till dawn light that quit working after a storm. I changed the strobe on top. Do these things lose bulbs often?

how can I check the bulb? It looks fine to me. Will a meter tell me...
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