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06-17-20, 02:00 PM
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Irrigation system

It sounds like inside the house in the basement where the pipes go out to the controller. It does not happen on every zone, so can it possibly be water hammer, thought that would be for all zones.
06-17-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By Lyons117

Irrigation system banging noise

We have an older irrigation system, this season we suddenly have very loud banging noise when certain zones turn on, it does not happen to all zones. What could be the problem and how can we fix it....
03-07-10, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Lyons117

New gas range, burners light but not oven/broiler

Just installed brand new gas Kenmore range to replace my old Kenmore gas range, I have propane. The burners all light but when I try the oven, it glows but doesn't light the rod and neither for the...
02-19-10, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,129
Posted By Lyons117

Kitchen faucet.......recommended brand

Installing new granite countertop with undermount stainless double sink, looking for recommendations for kitchen faucet, pull out spray with one handle, looking for value and quality. Price Pfister,...
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Views: 3,431
Posted By Lyons117

Hi, Thanks for the response. It all makes...

Hi,

Thanks for the response. It all makes sense, including the indirect issue. I do have a mixer valve, what should it be set to, I believe it is at max.

Thanks,
Doug
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Posted By Lyons117

Hot water isn't hot enough

I have a Dunkirk Empire II boiler, oil fired with a Beckett AFG burner. The water limit is set on 200 high and 170 low. I can use the hot water without mixing with cold and put my hand right under...
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Posted By Lyons117

Thank you...... yes, the skirt board is painted....

Thank you...... yes, the skirt board is painted. Can you recommend a caulking?
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Caulking or wood filler for new oak stairs?

Just had oak stairs installed, there are a few small gaps along the edges, should I use caulking or wood filler for these gaps? The treads are unfinished red oak, but I will be staining them, should...
02-26-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By Lyons117

Warm water out of cold

I get warm water out of the cold side on my kitchen faucet, have to let it run awhile before cold water comes out. I have a forced hot water heating system with tankless hot water. How do I fix this?
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Views: 1,028
Posted By Lyons117

Cleaning concrete patio

We have a concrete patio, we just recently power washed it, but there are some stains left that the power washer didn't take care of. Can you recommend a product for this? One stain is from a flower...
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Views: 1,833
Posted By Lyons117

Craftsman 1/2hp garage door opener

Hi,
Just purchased a new home with this opener in the garage, its' model 139.53645SRT2, 1996 model. It has a key pad installed, I can open the door with the key pad, but can't close it. I have to...
02-13-07, 08:44 AM
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Views: 1,768
Posted By Lyons117

Beadboard in bathroom, paint or stain?

Hi,
Going to install beadboard in our bathroom, and paint a very pale blue above it. My question is whether to paint the beadboard white or to stain it to match the oak vanity. The bathroom is...
12-19-06, 08:07 AM
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Views: 1,017
Posted By Lyons117

Outlet to disposal and dishwasher

Hi,
I have an outlet under the sink, upper half is for the dishwasher, lower half is for the disposal with a switch on the wall. Suddenly, the dishwasher half didn't work anymore, at the same time,...
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Views: 1,736
Posted By Lyons117

Drop in water pressure .... flush toilet

When I flush the toilet, why does the water pressure drop to barely nothing? Should I buy a new toilet? We have a water softener, does that have anything to do with it?

Please help.........
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Views: 2,138
Posted By Lyons117

Stud finder and laser level

Would like recommendations for brands of a stud finder and a laser level for my husband, a great do it yourselfer............Thanks!
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Views: 982
Posted By Lyons117

Pole chainsaw

I would like to purchase a pole chainsaw for my husband for Christmas. I have read reviews on the McCulloch 10" electric and also the Remington 8" electric. Can you recommend either of these?...
01-03-04, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By Lyons117

long wait for hot water

We have 2 bathrooms upstairs, one shower we get immediate hot water and the other takes a long time......... what is the problem??

Thanks
01-02-04, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Lyons117

We had the water department come out and check...

We had the water department come out and check the pressure. He said the reading was good, but could be a problem with the valve. He said that the homes in the neighborhood have a pressure reducer...
01-02-04, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By Lyons117

Toilet refills by itself

Hi,
The toilet upstairs randomly refills by itself when nobody has flushed it............ tell me why please.
01-02-04, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Lyons117

Thanks for your help, can a do it yourselfer...

Thanks for your help, can a do it yourselfer install a pressure reducer valve? or does it need to be done by a plumber?
01-01-04, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Lyons117

drop in water pressure

When I flush the toilet, the pressure to any sink in the house is cut in half..........what could be the problem?
11-22-03, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By Lyons117

new wall outlet

Planning to add a new outlet, the closest one to pull from is on the other side of a staircase so would be difficult to fish......any other suggestions?
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By Lyons117

Flexible T molding

Where would I be able to purchase this molding?

Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By Lyons117

Bruce hardwood... moldings?

Thanks for your help so far....... had a couple questions about installation
that I hoped you might be able to answer. I'm thinking of installing Bruce Coastal Woodlands 1/2" wood floor
with the...
Replies: 13
Views: 11,028
Posted By Lyons117

what brand?

HRMaddie......... what brand floor did you install? Has anyone installed Traffic Master, I think it's Home Depot's brand, any comments welcome......... Thanks
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