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Posted in thread: Contractor left a hole in the basement floor after moving plumbing. Does it matter? on 09-23-2016 at 12:19 PM
We always fill holes like that with concrete. HOWEVER, we wrap the drain pipe with "pipe wrap
tape" to protect the metal from the aggregate in the concrete. Same goes for plumbing supply
lines and gas...
Posted in thread: A good gun for a FIRST TIME user, never shot before. on 09-19-2016 at 02:35 PM
Great advice here. I would add just a few thoughts ....1. When at the gun shop/range, start
with a small caliber handgun so you can practice sight picture and breathing. No fear of
kick.2. Keeping all...
Posted in thread: getting rid of mice in an apartment on 09-09-2016 at 12:27 PM
We do a lot of restaurant work. Mice are always trying their best to out do the roaches ....1.
Mice eat through drywall and wood. They will find a way to food.2. They find familiar paths and
Posted in thread: Hello, everyone! on 09-09-2016 at 12:20 PM
WELCOME .... you can learn a lot here from some really experienced guys. No question is too
silly or complex. Just include good descriptions, pictures, and the coupons for beer (Neal only
works for be...
Posted in thread: Is my toilet handle leaking? on 09-03-2016 at 03:31 PM
Well I suggest you get home, remove the top from the water tank and flush the toilet 6 times.
Observe closely. Put you hand on the supply line and feel for water. Use a flashlight to search
Posted in thread: Is my toilet handle leaking? on 09-03-2016 at 10:38 AM
Your most probable sources for leakage are1. Water supply hose or connection to the tank2. The
supply shut off (angle stop)3. The wax ring under the toilet4. The bolts holding the water tank
to the to...
Posted in thread: Proper wire gauge for subpanel on 09-01-2016 at 02:08 PM
Agree with KABRIS .... unless you are highly experienced, this is not a DIY job. Another point
many people miss, without permitting your homeowner insurance would NOT cover a fire. Your
policy would b...
Posted in thread: Repairing tile floor on 09-01-2016 at 02:01 PM
OK, here goes (because we do these kinds of things quite often) .....1. To remove grout, get an
inexpensive multi-tool. Harbor Freight for < $30 with a grout cutting attachment. Run it inside
Posted in thread: Buried angle stop on 09-01-2016 at 01:54 PM
Well guys .... if you think that was an example of poor craftsmanship, check out what they did
in the downstairs bathroom .... Yes Waaaaaay. Owner asked if we could change out the last one
in this 3-b...
Posted in thread: Buried angle stop on 08-25-2016 at 11:12 AM
Working a leak damaged house. The upstairs toilet leaked down to the office ceiling on the
first floor. Yes, killed the drywall and left mold.So, the toilet came out and a new wax ring
solved the obvi...