Last Activity:09-26-2016 6:38 PM
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Posted in thread: A Tale of Two Filters on 09-26-2016 at 09:12 AM
I am looking to add a water filter to my household plumbing system, which receives water from a
well. I would like to filter out any particulates, etc. that may be in the water. I have two
brand new f...
Posted in thread: Electric Garage Door Sometimes Doesn't want to close on 02-25-2016 at 12:52 PM
Thanks for all the responses!It took me a while to find the original manual and more time to
find the proper section and fool around with it. It is a Craftsman 3/4 hp 315 MHz Opener,
installed in 2008...
Posted in thread: Electric Garage Door Sometimes Doesn't want to close on 02-19-2016 at 03:27 AM
I am working on various issues at my mother's house in preparation for sale. One issue that I
guess fits in here is the garage door. It is automatically operated by a keypad outdoors, a
Posted in thread: Are these foundation cracks ok? on 02-19-2016 at 03:01 AM
Thanks Neal! I am dealing with similar cracks in the foundation of my mother's house as we put
it up for sale. The crack's are small, about 1/16th of an inch at most, and I wasn't sure what
Posted in thread: Add a Humidfier to a New Furnace or Not? on 02-19-2016 at 02:27 AM
We are in the process of selling my mother's house, built in 1988, to pay for her living in an
assisted living facility. In a recent home inspection this issue was noted....The original
furnace was re...
Posted in thread: Are these foundation cracks ok? on 02-19-2016 at 01:45 AM
Out of curiosity, what would one use to fill cracks like these to waterproof them and make it
Posted in thread: Basement Drain Venting on 01-01-2016 at 10:55 PM
Thanks S & s!I will put a removable plug in the final one and see how it goes. No problems with
sewer gas. The basement is drafty due to old windows needing work, and sand in the center of
the brick w...
Posted in thread: Basement Drain Venting on 01-01-2016 at 03:17 AM
My house is 120 years old and was originally built without indoor plumbing. Sometime in the
past plumbing was added, which included a drain system in the basement floor.I have verified
that all the dr...
Posted in thread: Programmable Thermostat Reverting to 47 degrees, why? on 12-20-2015 at 12:25 PM
I am trying to solve a problem at my mother's 1988 house with the programmable thermostat that
was installed a few years ago along with a new furnace. I have no experience with the
Posted in thread: Looking for Speedbump... on 12-03-2015 at 11:13 AM
I am trying to find one of our posters that goes by the name Speedbump, as I have a few
questions for him about water softener setups. I see he hasn't posted here in a while, and an
email I sent to th...