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Reason for installing the Microfast unit was...

Reason for installing the Microfast unit was limited space for the drainfields. The soild is good....just not enough area. The drainfield is OK and the unit seems to be treating the effluent...
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Thanks to botg gents for reply. The vents are...

Thanks to botg gents for reply. The vents are clear. The engneers who designed this product should receive some sort of a medal! It is buried so you have to excavate to even look at it. Pumpout...
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Septic backup within Microfast ATU

Im stumped. 4 year old home with Microfast Septic system. Recently discovered high water level in the main septic tank and the FAST combo chamber. The level rises with increased water use, but...
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Posted By tom2002

leaking toilet???

My bedroom toilet is leaking into the ceiling below. I cut out the drywall and noticed a very small, clear water leak coming down the pvc drain pipe connected to the toilet. The supply line is dry...
06-16-08, 06:21 AM
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Posted By tom2002

sump pump ckt question???

Hello:

Due to all of the recent bad weather, I've decided to install a backup sump w/battery.

The current sump has a dedicated single ckt (with a single outlet) with a dedicated breaker -...
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Posted By tom2002

Sump Pumb backup recommmendation?

Hello:

My home is about 7 yrs old and has a "Zoeller" sump pump whch has been highly reliable over the years.

I have a couple of questions...thanks in advance to those replying.

1. What...
03-14-08, 04:39 PM
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Posted By tom2002

thank u Floorman!!

thank u Floorman!!
02-25-08, 06:03 AM
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Posted By tom2002

installing over existing vinyl asbestos

Hello:

I just purchased a old house and want to install new vinyl floor in the kitchen. The current floor material is old "blue color" vinyl squares - and I believe it is of asbestos material.
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10-23-07, 01:47 PM
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Posted By tom2002

Thanks for all responses... My ins carrier...

Thanks for all responses...

My ins carrier is very conservative - they don't like to write policies for investment properties - especially those with old electrical systems.

I'm going to find...
10-23-07, 10:22 AM
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Posted By tom2002

wiring/code question

Hello:

I'm purchasing a home built in 1965, but having problems with my insurance carrier who is balking at writing the policy because the wiring in older than 20 yrs. I will add that the home...
06-11-07, 05:24 PM
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Posted By tom2002

Replacing Poly Main Line?

I have a house I'm trying to sell. An inspection was preformed and the inspector thinks the water main is polybutylene (pipe has blue color w/plastic feel and look). The pipe is about 1" in...
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Posted By tom2002

STIHL Leaf Blower not starting

My Stihl SH-85 leaf blower is not starting...It was perfectly OK working yesterday and today it does not start. The machine has been great....always started on the first pull. When I was...
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Posted By tom2002

thanks for the quick reponse..much appreciated.

thanks for the quick reponse..much appreciated.
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Posted By tom2002

Question faced BATTS question

I am planning to add R-38 BATTS insulation to exisitng blown cellulose in the attic.

I have a simple question, but would appreciate a clarificaiton....

1. By mistake, i picked up "FACED" BATTS...
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Posted By tom2002

Roofer is going to caulk/seal around the cap plug...

Roofer is going to caulk/seal around the cap plug AND extend the current ridge vent by 1 ft to provide additional protection against driving rain. He indicates that he can add the 1 ft section and...
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Posted By tom2002

Thanx XSleeper. Roofer was out this morning....

Thanx XSleeper.

Roofer was out this morning. Noticed the plug was in at end of the vent, BUT no sealing or cauling present. I think this was the culprit!

Roofer suggested to caulk around the...
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Posted By tom2002

thank u much for your suggestions...

thank u much for your suggestions gentlemen....here's some more follow up questions and additional information.

1. The ridge vent is located atop a very steep gable roof. I/m certain the rain...
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Posted By tom2002

Unhappy ridge vent leaking?

Hello:

my house is 5 years old and last week I noticed a leak in the upper level bedroom. Inspection of the attic seemed to indicate the leak was due to rain coming in from top of the ridge vent,...
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Posted By tom2002

Moen Single Lever Faucet Repair Qs'

Hello:

I recently noticed that my Moen single lever kitchen sink faucet is DRIPPING into the cabinet from up inside the faucet housing. The faucet is relatively new - approximately 5 years old...
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Posted By tom2002

95' Ply Voyager horn not working

Hello:

Never had this problem before.....the horn on my 95' Plymouth Grand Voyager minivan stopped working all of a sudden! Could this be a fuse issue? Thanks in advance to all for your...
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Posted By tom2002

Thanks for the tips.... So that I don't have...

Thanks for the tips....

So that I don't have to go into that attic again, is it possible to have the leak at a point above the gutter (via shingle) and have the water present in the soffit area...
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Posted By tom2002

Water in soffitt area??

I have noticed water in vinyl soffit area of my roof. After a long rain period, I noticed it drips down the side of the house. I've had a suspect shingle replaced and done some caulking, but the...
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Posted By tom2002

Cub Cadet/Kohler Opinions?

Hello:

My 16HP Craftsman is dying....I'm tied of fixing it....so I'm in the market for a new riding mower and looking to purchase the Cub Cadet 1046 w/23HP Kohler V-Twin. It retails for est...
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Posted By tom2002

16 HP Craftsman flooding was gasoline!!

Hello:

MY 7-yr old 16 HP Craftsman ridiing mower floods with gas. I'm assuming this because a large volume of blue smoke comes out of the engine area and when I checked the oil dip stick, it is...
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Craftsman tractor fuel overflowing!

Hello:

I have a 16.5 HP Briggs and Stratton 5-yrd old Craftsman. A few days back, after emptying the gas tank, I filled it half with gas to get ready for the next mow. Then a a day later i...
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