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Posted in thread: Sewage Smell in my Laundry room. on 11-06-2008 at 06:07 AM
So I checked the waste line again, It has a trap, and is not clogged. While I was in the
basement my wife went on the computer and saw my post that I left on the screen. She laughs,
and tells me my da...
Posted in thread: Sewage Smell in my Laundry room. on 11-05-2008 at 07:27 AM
25 year old house, Washroom waste pipe (copper) is first ,(or last) connection on the waste
line before the exit main (cast) to my septic system outside. I can smell that sewage smell in
the room, and...
Posted in thread: Diesel Generators on 11-03-2008 at 06:53 AM
We closed on the house August 18, and moved in on the 20th so less than three months. I forgot
how diesel gels in cold weather. That wouldn't work here in the Northeast.
Posted in thread: Diesel Generators on 11-02-2008 at 07:20 PM
I experienced my first power outage last week, lasted 17 hours.. I always knew I would
eventually need one, and tried to convince my wife to spend big bucks to get one when we first
bought the house. ...
Posted in thread: Wasp problem..any tips? on 11-02-2008 at 06:50 PM
We had Wasps in the sofits and in various locations around the house. In addition, we had
carpenter ants in one of the bedrooms.You should wait till the evening when the wasps come back
to the nest. S...
Posted in thread: Craziest system I've seen on 11-02-2008 at 06:35 PM
While I was house hunting this past summer, I came across this oil burner system. SIX zones.
They had a stat in almost every room. I hadn't realized it until I went into the basement. I
took this phot...
Posted in thread: Thermostat wire codes don not match on 11-02-2008 at 06:29 PM
I just replaced my old mercury stats with the same Honeywell P'gramable stat. My 24v system
only has two wires. The Rh and W are the only ones you need to have it run, assuming its heat
only and hot H...
Posted in thread: Introduction from Borough Park on 11-02-2008 at 06:04 PM
Ahhh.. Brooklyn! I just moved into this house from Park Slope. (President Street and 7th Ave.)
Posted in thread: Hello From Westchester, NY on 10-31-2008 at 10:08 AM
New to the forums, and hoping to get great advise from experienced DIY's. My house is only 25
years old, so it's in pretty good shape. Hope everyone has a happy Halloween.