Last Activity:08-26-2011 10:03 AM
Posted in thread: sump pumps on 08-26-2011 at 09:28 AM
Yes, this will prevent the water from coming back into the sump pump crock, and anything else
from coming down the pipe back into your crock. :eek:
Posted in thread: How to clear a slow laundry tub drain on 08-04-2010 at 10:37 PM
Hello, Yes...clogged laundry tub. Have seen and cleaned hundreds of them! :rolleyes: If you
have a removable trap under the LT, then remove it, and clean it out. It will be full of washer
lint. Quick ...
Posted in thread: toilet overflows when flushed right after a shower on 08-04-2010 at 10:29 PM
Hello, Gurgling is a sign of a vent problem. The fixtures are over loading the waste lines and
the vents are not able to allow enough air in to allow proper drainage. Clogged roof vents, or
too small ...
Posted in thread: HOT and NEUTRAL both reading 120V??? on 08-04-2010 at 10:18 PM
Hi, sounds like someone wire both black and white leads to a breaker/fuse? ...creating 240
volt? did you trace back to the breaker box to see if white is attached to breaker/fuse instead
Posted in thread: How to add support to sagging bay window? on 08-01-2010 at 08:31 PM
Hi, Yes, very good idea. I have installed hundreds of bay & bow windows. if the windows are not
cable suspended then you need to install eye screws in the top of the window, make sure they
are in the ...
Posted in thread: disassembling a single hung window on 06-27-2010 at 11:01 AM
Hi, if it is a SINGLE hung, then the top sash if fixed and cannot be removed. If this is a
recent vinyl window, then the bottom sash should either tilt out and down, then lifting one
side up will allo...
Posted in thread: Taking rough opening height from 80" to 82.5" on 02-07-2010 at 10:03 AM
As long as you have king studs going all the way up you will be OK to re-frame. if not, use
temporary support (shoring) next to your widest point of framing and install new header, jack
and king studs...
Posted in thread: Replacing aluminum basement windows set in concrete on 02-06-2010 at 10:00 AM
Yes, It should pry out. It might have a few screws or nails through it but it should pry out.
Some builder put screws or nails in them and then set it in the mortar or concrete but its
nothing to get ...
Posted in thread: Adding a light and outlet to new room on 02-04-2010 at 05:59 AM
Sure, that would work. You got it! Either, Or. Pull off of that receptacle or remove it
entirely and use it as your source. ;)
Posted in thread: Thicker insulation in a thinner space? on 02-03-2010 at 01:13 PM
No problem, you're welcome. If you are looking to gain more R-value, you can use Polystyrene
hard foam in the cavity, then make up the different with fiberglass. Polystyrene hard foam
comes in sizes f...