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I am also assuming during a dry run, that a...

I am also assuming during a dry run, that a generator will consume gas without any type of load. I think what the next step is to run the gas dry out of the generator, and then do a test run with 1...
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Gasoline consumption in a Generator

Has anyone ever figured out how long gas will last in a generator? My 5,500 watt B&S, with peak in 7,500 holds 7 gallons of gas. During Sandy, I only ran a few extension cords and it appeared that...
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Posted By Catanzaro

Stamped concrete sealer appears patchy after winter

I have stamped concrete near the pool area. Last spring, before the pollen season, I cleaned the concrete real well and removed the old sealant. Then I applied a very thin coat, allowed it to dry for...
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Posted By Catanzaro

Corner roof leak- raining in NJ

By accident, I went in the attic over the garage this morning and realized there is a leak somewhere in the roof. I have pinpointed the leak for now. It is between a 2*6 and another 2*6, and hard to...
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The concrete is sealed from 2 years ago. I know...

The concrete is sealed from 2 years ago. I know there is still some coverage from the inception. I only used a very small amount of muriatic acid with water. Dumped on the area, scrubbed quickly and...
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Preparing stamped and sealed concrete for reapplication

Approximately 2 years ago, concrete was poured and sealed with an oil based sealer. Now, it has come time to reseal again. The mason specially mentioned not to use a pressure washer on the concrete,...
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Posted By Catanzaro

Thank you for all your help.

Thank you for all your help.
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Posted By Catanzaro

I do have separate pumps for each zone. One...

I do have separate pumps for each zone. One smaller pump for the holding tank. One for the first floor, another for the second floor and lastly one for the radiant heating.

Unfortunately the tank...
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Posted By Catanzaro

Indirect Hot Water Tank

After 14 years, my indirect water heater has finally called it quits. I am having a professional install a new one in a day or so. It is a 50 gallon Bradford Indirect Tank. I always thought the...
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Posted By Catanzaro

Will drill a weep hole. Sorry, located in Central...

Will drill a weep hole. Sorry, located in Central - Southern NJ and I will add to the signature page.
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The ironic part is that I have seen frozen water...

The ironic part is that I have seen frozen water in a downspout in my driveway all the way to the elbow (not underground) that happened as snow collected, then melted and froze at the same time. So I...
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Yes, I thought about that. The wet vac will pick...

Yes, I thought about that. The wet vac will pick up most of the debris. Additionally, I have an adapter from my air compressor that attaches to the downspout adapter to blow air through the system....
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Sorry for the confusion. I meant each end of the...

Sorry for the confusion. I meant each end of the run has an end cap and there are 3 separate downspouts that were constructed the same way. There is no back up at all. Water travels down the...
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Downspout underground drainage project completed - concerned about freezing

I used 3" schedule 40 PVC to attach a downspout coming off the gutters which lead into a 90 degree elbow, about 10' of piping and another 90 at the end. Each end has a cap with holes in it. When it...
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Where did you purchase the EPL wood coating?...

Where did you purchase the EPL wood coating? Please remember that this is a composite maintenance free (LOL) deck.
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Painting or Staining a Maintenance Free Deck

We have a deck that is about 14 years old. Grey color (timber tech) maintenance free where it needs some pressure washing each year.

I would like to change the color to something that matches the...
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No, I do not want to turn the downspout to a...

No, I do not want to turn the downspout to a sprinkler head. The water is traveling down through the downspout and there is a catch basin on the ground. The 4" corrugated pipe is attached to the...
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Downspout extension ideas

I have 3 downspouts that are tied in to 4" corrugated piping. I would like to reduce the 4" corrugated piping down to 3" and then down to 2" with some sort of adapters, if any? Or any combination,...
10-12-14, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Catanzaro

Greg: The installer has been installing...

Greg:

The installer has been installing fences for over 20 years. My fence is done. It is my friend who is having his fence installed by the same installer and with Landmark. I would never do a...
10-11-14, 08:28 AM
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Sorry for any confusion. No, my fence was...

Sorry for any confusion. No, my fence was installed by a professional and they used Landmark with the aluminum supports. The job came out beautiful. I recommended the same installer with the same...
10-08-14, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Catanzaro

Recommended White PVC Fencing

For my home, I had a Landmark 6'*8* White PVC with spindle tops and a bottom aluminum rail for support. Can someone recommend the top few fence manufacturers that offer high quality vinyl PVC...
09-09-14, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Catanzaro

No, I plan on running the pump for 8 hours next...

No, I plan on running the pump for 8 hours next year just like you said. 4 hours on 2 hours off 4 hours on 2 hours off.

On @ 10 a.m. -2 p.m. and On 4 p.m. -8 p.m. With the pollen season you...
09-09-14, 04:52 AM
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Posted By Catanzaro

My pool was built last November and I will not...

My pool was built last November and I will not swap out the pump at this point. It is 2" plumbing with a 350 LB. Sand Filter and a 2 HP Pump. I can just tell that the pump is over - rated and that is...
09-08-14, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Catanzaro

So far so good with my pool. Stop listening to...

So far so good with my pool. Stop listening to the Pool Store about phosphates and non-chlorine shock and running my frog system on empty. No more mineralizer or bac pac that cost a fortune. My...
09-08-14, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Catanzaro

You had asked me that before, 2 years ago....

You had asked me that before, 2 years ago. Catanzaro is a province of Italy in Calabria near where I am from. The good news is the pool is closed in a week, just as the heat is not needed in the...
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