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Posted in thread: Replace the Valves or the guts? on 03-09-2011 at 06:17 PM
HMM, spend over an hour trying to get off the rusted out screw holding the knob on, trying to
remove the corroded packing nut, finding the right shape and size packing, removing the washer,
Posted in thread: Replace the Valves or the guts? on 03-08-2011 at 08:39 AM
Its pretty straight forward, easy and inexpensive to replace them. I wouldnt even un-solder
them. Since you have plenty of pipe to work with I would just cut back right below the old
valve and solder ...
Posted in thread: Add on or tear down? on 03-08-2011 at 08:14 AM
Eds - First off. Why move at all? Assess what your needs are. You say downsize. Do you need the
difference in price from what you have to what you may end up with (if any difference) to pay
Posted in thread: Yard Games on 03-08-2011 at 07:57 AM
Handyguy, where ya been? Thought you were MIA.Been busy, working on some new stuff.
Posted in thread: Could rain be coming in through a vent ? on 03-05-2011 at 08:05 AM
Thanks nealtw altho I really thought it was the boot.toofast - You shouldnt have to undo
anything. When its dry yuo should just be able to push the spinning pipe up, through the roof a
bit, then use t...
Posted in thread: Hot water heater won't stay lit on 03-04-2011 at 12:34 PM
could it be a draft blowing it out?
Posted in thread: Sump pump that won't stop running on 03-04-2011 at 12:17 PM
Thanks for the advice. I do know that the discharge extends to a drain tile that is at the
farthest end of the lot and it ultimately tied into a storm sewer two yards over. As far as the
Posted in thread: Window Parts on 03-02-2011 at 04:03 PM
Try calling the manufacturer? Wausau Window and Wall Systems - Wausau Window and Wall Systems
Posted in thread: Leaking Patio door on 03-02-2011 at 04:01 PM
Take a picture of the outside of the house that shows the door and everything above it, up to
the roof line. Post it here. We could make some guesses as to where its leaking. Door
installers are not t...
Posted in thread: Is White Granulated Modified Bitumen rubber? on 03-02-2011 at 03:52 PM
In any case the failure is not the membranes but the installers ability to seam the sheets or
flash the penetrations properly.:clap:I have done a modified Bitumen torch down with white
granules and as...