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Cleaning scale from brick patio?

Hi,

Our patio has developed scale over the years. I am able to get the surface areas clean with good old soap/water scrubbing. However, I cannot remove the scale between the bricks.
Purchased a...
06-26-17, 12:15 PM
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Posted By whatisit

Hello, So think I discovered what the black...

Hello,

So think I discovered what the black top hat thingy is. The faucet had been almost noiseless, after removing it the faucet sounded like nails on a chalkboard. Replaced & quiet again.
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05-26-17, 04:21 PM
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Posted By whatisit

Well OK then. I have already reassembled, needed...

Well OK then. I have already reassembled, needed water back on.
We've had so much rain in Denver haven't had to water much. If the watering the lawn takes too long I will remove it.
If it hoses...
05-26-17, 03:01 PM
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Posted By whatisit

I'm almost positive that is what's causing the...

I'm almost positive that is what's causing the drop in volume. Apparently both the back & front faucets have been doing fine for some time without this rubber check valve. I have lived here a...
05-26-17, 10:40 AM
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Posted By whatisit

Not as much water now?

Hi again,
I ended up installing the new Woodford Model 17 faucet. There was a small panel behind the kitchen wall bench for access to the copper pipe. A plumber friend of mine helped me (or he)...
05-15-17, 06:02 PM
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Posted By whatisit

Bell Plumbing & Heating had the stem & rebuild...

Bell Plumbing & Heating had the stem & rebuild kit. Will return the new Woodford.

Thanks
05-15-17, 03:36 PM
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Posted By whatisit

Afraid outdoor faucet copper pipe will break :0|

Hello,
The faucet out back was stripped & difficult to turn on/off. There is no way from the inside of the house to see the end of this valve 10 inches behind the wall. I got on it with a big pipe...
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Posted By whatisit

Hi, I posted to another forum, this &...

Hi,
I posted to another forum, this & handymanwire are the two I use. After some grinding/cutting it appeared to be a lead seal. Looks like this is what is going on:

Do I have a lead seal on...
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Posted By whatisit

Sure, thanks czizzi. 49178 In this one...

Sure, thanks czizzi.

49178

In this one you can see to the bottom of p-trap.
49179

I guess the black substance around the pipe is holding it in place & once I have the p-trap removed...
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Posted By whatisit

Help with hole in shower drain pipe.

Hi,
noticed water on the garage floor directly beneath the master shower. After removing the access panel I found a hole in the pipe just above the p-trap.
So I will obviously have to replace the...
02-24-15, 07:25 AM
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Posted By whatisit

Hopefully it won't get wet anymore. Waiting on...

Hopefully it won't get wet anymore. Waiting on parts to fix a Drain Shaft Seal...
02-23-15, 04:39 PM
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Posted By whatisit

Thanks for that, was afraid to coat it with...

Thanks for that, was afraid to coat it with anything :beers:
02-23-15, 10:46 AM
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Posted By whatisit

Well then I'm afraid it's toast because the...

Well then I'm afraid it's toast because the chrome plating is probably too damamged. Perhaps I was kidding myself when said slightly rusty.

Here's a pic after I used the Dremel wire brush to buff...
02-23-15, 07:26 AM
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Posted By whatisit

The white vinegar seems to have done a decent...

The white vinegar seems to have done a decent enough job. I soaked a couple q-tips, stuffed them down the shaft & let sit overnight.

thank you
02-22-15, 08:46 PM
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Posted By whatisit

How to clean a slightly rusty solenoid?

Hi,
not exactly sure where to post this?

Pulled a simple solenoid off of a dishwasher that is a bit rusty but still works.
Wondering if cleaning it as simple as using some rust remover,...
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Posted By whatisit

Think I may have found the answer to my question...

Think I may have found the answer to my question here:
GE Dishwasher Pump Leaking Repair Guide (http://www.appliance-repair-it.com/GE-dishwasher-pump.html)

Looks like Drain Shaft Seal - If water...
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Posted By whatisit

GE model GSD730T-60WW has leaky pump?

Hi,
had DW running while leveling & when the DW began the empty part of the cycle I noticed a leak.
I felt about the hoses & found no water. The leak appears to be coming from I guess solenoid...
02-20-15, 07:07 AM
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Posted By whatisit

50 years ago. Same circuit that fed the old...

50 years ago. Same circuit that fed the old disposal (20 amp).
02-19-15, 04:59 PM
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Posted By whatisit

Hope I remember that when necessary ;) ...

Hope I remember that when necessary ;)



The knocked out hole is far left, not middle. That question to pcboss was only to add to my currently inadequate repository of anything electrical.
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02-19-15, 02:44 PM
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Posted By whatisit

That's good to know as that was a concern. ...

That's good to know as that was a concern.

The far left knockout is where the Romex comes thru. But just for my information, why should one not use the center knockout if mounting a device?
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02-19-15, 12:13 PM
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Posted By whatisit

Thanking the right coast too :thumbup:

Thanking the right coast too :thumbup:
02-19-15, 11:57 AM
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Posted By whatisit

Needed someone to confirm that. Thank you...

Needed someone to confirm that.

Thank you :beers:
02-19-15, 11:23 AM
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Posted By whatisit

Which Plastic Romex Connector to use?

From behind the dishwasher I recently fished Romex thru the wall to an metal electrical box above the counter. The metal box is secured to a stud & behind ceramic tile. Was afraid I damage the tile...
02-18-15, 08:45 PM
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Posted By whatisit

I mistakenly thought the GFCI went under the...

I mistakenly thought the GFCI went under the sink, it is now in an outlet above the counter. A normal receptacle is now under the sink fed from the GFCI outlet above w/toggle switch. For a disposal.
02-18-15, 02:39 PM
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Posted By whatisit

D'oh! Why didn't I see that? Thanks

D'oh! Why didn't I see that?

Thanks
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