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06-18-20, 11:39 AM
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Thanks everyone for the input, much appreciated! ...

Thanks everyone for the input, much appreciated!

I did have a the sewer line scoped 3 years ago before purchasing the house. But I couldn't get out of work that day and so my wife handled it. I...
06-17-20, 02:48 PM
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Views: 197
Posted By sethlit

Thanks for the response. Good to know. I should...

Thanks for the response. Good to know. I should have mentioned that we have a city sewage hookup, so I'm 99% sure that it is just running to the rest of the house's sewage drain system, as opposed to...
06-17-20, 01:41 PM
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Views: 197
Posted By sethlit

Old Outdoor RV sewer drain

The previous owner of our house had an outdoor sewer drain access installed, at least that's what I think it is (please correct me if I'm wrong). I eventually plan on removing the concrete driveway...
02-13-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By sethlit

Wow, thanks for the quick response! That makes...

Wow, thanks for the quick response!
That makes total sense. I'll switch out that limit switch and give it a go. At least I know I won't be having any problems with the relay, etc...

Much...
02-13-19, 05:54 PM
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Views: 349
Posted By sethlit

Tricky problem - auto fan not engaging

We have an older (80's I believe) gas furnace. It's a Heil (model : NDGK125DK04) furnace that has been working okay since.

A little background. About 3 or 4 months ago, I decided to do a little...
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Views: 1,346
Posted By sethlit

This has been quite the educational experience. ...

This has been quite the educational experience.

I think I figured it out - Red Oak it is. I cut one of the pieces in order to see a fresh end piece and I attached the picture (not the greatest...
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Views: 1,346
Posted By sethlit

Boy this is a tough one. I read that in my area...

Boy this is a tough one. I read that in my area (northwest) white oak was generally used in homes up until around the mid 1930's and then it was more common to use red. My house was built in 1954....
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Posted By sethlit

Wow, thanks for all of the feedback everyone. I...

Wow, thanks for all of the feedback everyone. I never once thought that it might not need to be stained at all. In fact, I'm pretty sure the original finish only had an oil based poly anyway -...
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Views: 1,346
Posted By sethlit

Stain question on Oak

I have 50 year old Red Oak that I am refinishing myself. In one of the rooms, due to a previous remodel, only half the room has the original red oak (they ended up putting carpet down). After tearing...
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Views: 618
Posted By sethlit

Thanks everyone, much appreciated. There are some...

Thanks everyone, much appreciated. There are some in closets that I will utilize. There will still be some more needed, so I will probably end up getting the longer boards and cut rabbets on the ends...
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Views: 618
Posted By sethlit

Matching 50 year old red oak. Help!?

Just bought a new house and after removing the carpet we discovered beautiful red oak hardwood flooring (2 1/4).

The home was remodeled 20 years or so ago and one of the rooms (which was extended...
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Posted By sethlit

Perfect! Thanks Chandler, great to hear.

Perfect! Thanks Chandler, great to hear.
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Views: 1,757
Posted By sethlit

Thanks for the help. That makes sense....

Thanks for the help. That makes sense. Unfortunately, there weren't any metal strips included with the transition piece purchase. I'll double check they aren't in any of the packaging, otherwise I'll...
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Posted By sethlit

Floating floor transitions

First off, thanks for such a valuable forum, much appreciated.

I successfully installed engineered hardwood in our living room with 1/2" gaps around the perimeter (as suggested by the...
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Views: 11,263
Posted By sethlit

Thanks so much! I'm happy to report that after...

Thanks so much! I'm happy to report that after another attempt of installing the new drain, and cleaning the gasket, and using less puddy...no leak!

I'm not going to patch the ceiling up just...
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Views: 11,263
Posted By sethlit

Yes correct, the leak seems to be coming directly...

Yes correct, the leak seems to be coming directly from where the drain meets the pipe. The gasket I'm talking about is the rubber gasket that is under the tub between the tub and the pipe. I did...
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Views: 11,263
Posted By sethlit

slight leak under newly installed tub gasket

I've been hunting down a tub leak for the past couple of days and thought I'd bring my situation to the professionals...you. :)

After noticing some water damage in the ceiling (underneath the...
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Views: 1,383
Posted By sethlit

Just an update for those following the thread. ...

Just an update for those following the thread. There's a guy outside right now TVing the line to pinpoint the drain cap. There are 4 homes on the same line...however 2 of them are under...
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Posted By sethlit

Ah..great idea. There is a gutter running into...

Ah..great idea. There is a gutter running into the ground at about 10 feet or so from the location the city "thinks" the drain is at. Maybe that's close enough for a plumber to run a snake and see....
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Views: 1,383
Posted By sethlit

stormwater drainage system

I know this is a little desperate of a question but...I've reached the time. The city of Seattle requires a stormwater drainage system inspection and we just discovered this requirement last week. ...
06-28-10, 05:46 PM
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Views: 5,398
Posted By sethlit

Okay...problem solved. A bit of force, and what...

Okay...problem solved. A bit of force, and what do you know...it comes out.

I guess I was being a little too timid for fear of yet another broken handle. Thanks anyhow.
06-28-10, 04:51 PM
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Views: 5,398
Posted By sethlit

Nibco 90 help?

I'm finally getting around to replacing the stem in my outdoor faucet (Nibco 90). The handle was broken, and the end of the stem was a little bent from a previous owners incident.

I just got...
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Views: 1,368
Posted By sethlit

Goof Off on Brick?

I'm about to use some Goof Off on new brick patio (left over dried polymeric sand residue). I'll test it first, but I was wondering if anyone has had some experience using Goof Off on Brick? Does...
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Views: 2,815
Posted By sethlit

Thanks for the help...I just wanted to post my...

Thanks for the help...I just wanted to post my update. I finished the patio a couple weeks back. I did all that was suggested by concretemasonry and everyone, looks great, drains great. Thanks for...
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Views: 7,813
Posted By sethlit

ah I see. Well I did brush on some vinegar,...

ah I see. Well I did brush on some vinegar, again, and I see much more color. But I could always use a little more. At this point, I think I'm just pulling too much out of between the bricks for...
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