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Posted in thread: Patio Wall leak. Help..!!! on 09-29-2014 at 01:34 PM
Plenty of opportunity for water leakage here.Start by checking for proper flashing and patio
floor pitch, floor cracks, clear scuppers, etc...My knee jerk reaction would be to tear it all
down and reb...
Posted in thread: High Water Consumption--help me solve a mystery? on 09-29-2014 at 06:06 AM
I work at a large property where we have one house for girls and one house for boys.When I get
their utility bills to process, there is quiet the difference between the two identical
homes.How many fe...
Posted in thread: High Water Consumption--help me solve a mystery? on 09-28-2014 at 07:01 PM
could it be that the neighbors have low flow everything and you may not?Do you run a water
Posted in thread: High Water Consumption--help me solve a mystery? on 09-28-2014 at 05:59 PM
Maybe your meter is bad. Local municipality can swap it out - no charge. How does the gallons
compare to your neighbors?
Posted in thread: Blown insulation without a machine, good idea? on 09-21-2014 at 08:11 AM
If you installed the cellulose over pink insulation, you may have compressed the pink
insulation with the density of the blown insulation.
Posted in thread: Power surge on 09-21-2014 at 08:09 AM
Going to have to take some volt readings around the house and in the breaker box.Sounds like
you may have lost your neutral.Best to call in an Electrician if not familiar with electricity.
Posted in thread: Re-pipe/re-route...What would you do? on 09-12-2014 at 02:53 PM
cut back the bad spot and fix the existing pipe.Being from Michigan, I do recall my vacation to
Key West and was amused at the above ground copper runs.Freezing and theft would be my main
Posted in thread: Dryer Vent Duct, 10 Miles Long on 09-12-2014 at 11:13 AM
That's got to go ASAP. I'm surprised you don't have mold growing on the roof sheathing and
rafters.The duct isn't even of the insulated variety and will cause condensate issues.I would
poke a hole in ...
Posted in thread: Architectural Roof Shingles for historic? on 09-11-2014 at 03:55 PM
Hey Bud, I almost read what you read.I don't think the contractors are saying that 3 tab
shingles don't exist anymore, I believe they are saying that this particular style of 3-tab is
no longer availa...
Posted in thread: Ground Hornets on 09-11-2014 at 09:00 AM
I don't know what they used but, I had a underground bee nest, I called Orkin, they sprayed
something and within a few minutes, the nest was completely dead with no return visitors.