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Thanks. So far the consensus seems to be that my...

Thanks. So far the consensus seems to be that my original idea would work but is far more trouble than necessary. There certainly is not too much cost and work to try the gutter and downspout with...
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This could alleviate my concern on the roof valley overshooting.

What do you think? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-Fp6wEnlXk
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Thank you. I am all for less work but my...

Thank you. I am all for less work but my doubts... When there is a strong rain the water comes out off that valley at a serious force. Will the valley runoff deflectors really be effective or is...
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It occurred to me...

That you might suggest gutters. I do not have a good place to drain them and the amount of pine needles and other debris that accumulate in the valley and thus in the gutters. Just want to avoid...
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Posted By ArchStanton

Draining a roof valley

Hi All,

My house is built off grade. I'll reference the attached photos. The satellite photo shows the location of the valley I want to drain (red arrow) and where to drain to (green arrow which...
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Gotcha. Thanks. I have been investigating the...

Gotcha. Thanks. I have been investigating the tools and it looks like I need some tin snips, hand crimper, a hemmer, and either a single or double seamer. Sound about right?
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Appreciate it Chandler. It is a simple gable --...

Appreciate it Chandler. It is a simple gable -- no dormers, valleys, hips, etc.; no penetrations at all except a vent stack which I was thinking of cutting almost flush with the flat roof I am...
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Standing Seam Metal Roof Realistic DIY

Hello,

Want to install a standing seam metal roof (panel detail here (http://www.metalroofingsales.net/documents/FL11668_R0_II_26%20Ga.%201%20in%20Versa%20Lock%20Detail-2.pdf)). It will go over...
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Posted By ArchStanton

Got it figured out. It is the idle air control...

Got it figured out. It is the idle air control valve. Apparently there was a recall. Replacement part through Ford is about $70.

Thanks.
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1987 Ford Econoline Van (5.0L V8)

Accelerates fine on open road but stalls at stopping. Jerks at slow speeds. Have to step on gas to keep it running when starting. Assume it has something to do with the throttle body. Any...
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Thank you. Now some follow up questions if you...

Thank you. Now some follow up questions if you are willing: If I frame a gable roof I assume I would frame right over the old one rather than tearing it off. There is fiberglass insulation in the...
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Flat roof suggestions

Hi,

I have a one story block building with a flat approximately 18' x 38' roof. The roof is rolled ashphalt roofing with torched seams. It is about 16 years old and it has developed an...
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Got it. I appreciate the follow up.

Got it. I appreciate the follow up.
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Thanks Seattle Pioneer. Interesting. If the...

Thanks Seattle Pioneer. Interesting. If the natural gas is coming from the same source as the source that goes to my gas stove and dryer, I assume the CO and soot are coming from the stuff they use...
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Posted By ArchStanton

Gas Log Installation

Hello,

Purchased my house about 8 years ago. Had a hideous natural gas fireplace log. It worked but looked so bad that I removed it and capped the gas line. I am ready to put a new natural gas...
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Posted By ArchStanton

Thank you all

I love this place. Will let you know what the pressure test and dye reveals. Taking Friday as a vacation day and will see then.
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Thank you. Will get a pressure tester and check...

Thank you. Will get a pressure tester and check it out. A friend also mentioned the possibility of the freeze plugs rusting, as far as the rusty water goes. make any sense?
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Coolant Loss 1991 Toyota Camry

Hello,

Car runs well and maintains proper engine temperature. No leaks spotted on ground under car. No obvious white exhaust. Water in coolant resevoir is significantly lower when checked every...
06-04-11, 04:48 PM
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Posted By ArchStanton

Solved

Must have been some details missing, because new O-rings in the tub/shower mixing valve solved the problem.
06-04-11, 01:53 PM
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Posted By ArchStanton

Supply Line Mystery

Hi,

Friend of mine (honestly, not me, this time) just bought house which had yet to have kitchen cabinetry installed. Where the sink was to be were two 1/2 CPVC supplies with shut-offs. He...
09-20-10, 05:34 PM
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Posted By ArchStanton

I didn't even know the correct name of it...

Still, I thought I would mention that I have it (Orangeburg) running to what used to be a little daycare operation behind the house I bought. It was laid in 1957. The daycare was in operation until...
09-20-10, 05:30 PM
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Posted By ArchStanton

I appreciate it..

Honestly. Glad you decided to cut short my parade of ignorance. To make matters worse. My friend was alternately referring to it as "Green Bird" as well.
09-20-10, 09:24 AM
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Posted By ArchStanton

Orangeburg

Sorry for causing you agita. Orangeburg. Duly noted.
09-19-10, 01:58 PM
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Posted By ArchStanton

Connection to Orange Bird

Hello,

Friend is running new 4" PVC waste line that will be meeting up with old Orange Bird (tar paper pipe). The orange bird is in remarkably good shape (see end of post). Anyway, the outside...
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Posted By ArchStanton

Thanks Bud

The place is a pretty airtight box -- well insulated ceiling. I'm not even sure how I would insulate the walls (furring them out and adding insulation is way more than I can conceive of). I had...
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