Last Activity:02-26-2011 9:30 AM
Posted in thread: Water Leak but where? on 02-25-2011 at 07:42 AM
I'm going to attack a similar problem this weekend and have been reading this thread. One thing
I plan to do is to shut off the supply to the hot water heater to see if I can isolate the
Posted in thread: New furnace seems to be using too much gas on 02-02-2011 at 07:11 AM
Some "old" furnaces from 1998 were rated as high as 90% efficiency. Are you sure you didn't
just replace the old one with a new lower efficiency one? Also, the numbers are close so there
may be other ...
Posted in thread: Picking a Sawzall??? on 01-21-2011 at 11:28 AM
Sawzall is the tradename for Milwaukee Tools and it is the best --- comes in that red box! I've
owned mine for 15 years and it has never failed me. I use it for everything including trimming
Posted in thread: Static spark on top of house! on 01-06-2011 at 11:26 AM
Apparently people don't remember the days when people living near power lines wound copper wire
on a wooden barrel and buried it in the ground under the wires to get free power. Eventually
the power c...
Posted in thread: Static spark on top of house! on 01-04-2011 at 02:27 PM
If this guy isn't worried, you shouldn't be....[ame]
Posted in thread: Static spark on top of house! on 01-04-2011 at 11:14 AM
...caulk the joint then put a screw in the face and draw the fascia trim tight together. This
will do two things. It will draw the two pieces together making a connection that wont arc and
it will als...
Posted in thread: Static spark on top of house! on 12-30-2010 at 03:57 PM
Will this be safe to do? Will I get shocked?If I did it I would use gloves. I still believe
it's inducted from the power lines....
Posted in thread: Static spark on top of house! on 12-30-2010 at 06:55 AM
It's hard to see exactly where that spark is but I suspect it is jumping from one piece of
metal trim to another. Voltage can be induced into metal objects from high power lines. The
first thing I wou...
Posted in thread: How do I match paint to the color on the walls? on 12-13-2010 at 07:12 AM
Take a razor blade and cut a small square/sample from your current paint --- easy to repair
with spackle, and have the store scan it to match.
Posted in thread: looking for filter for old shopvac on 11-21-2010 at 07:37 AM
Is this it?