Last Activity:03-29-2015 7:42 PM
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Posted in thread: Heat Pump A/C motor failure on 03-28-2015 at 07:44 PM
if the warrantied replacements gets you up and running then I would hold off and wait on the
rest to go bad. the unit is only 6 years old so if it were me, I'd gamble on the rest and cross
Posted in thread: Pergola advice, Attached or Free Standing on 03-26-2015 at 06:49 PM
something to consider, in my state if you attach it to the house1 you need a permit2 it will
increase your property taxes.
Posted in thread: Newly installed thermostat quit after 20 min. on 03-21-2015 at 07:25 PM
Reinstall the old one until Monday. This will at least let you know if is indeed the new stat
or if something went wrong with your system.
Posted in thread: Can't find setscrew on tub spout? on 03-10-2015 at 06:52 AM
Sometimes you have to cut the diverter off and right through the pipe too.Just come back from
the diverter handle an inch or so (just behind the threads of the pipe) and the cut there.Of
Posted in thread: How to move a light switch on 03-09-2015 at 02:51 PM
You COULD use the old box as the junction box.I know it's not code---but it DOES work.
Sometimes I think these codes are over the top. It's discouraged because many people can't do a
good job of splic...
Posted in thread: Sewer vent odor on 03-09-2015 at 02:47 PM
In my opinion, there is a distinct difference in odor between methane and natural gas
odorant.will pressure testing the drain lines let you know if there are any further issues ?Is
this home on a craw...
Posted in thread: How to move a light switch on 03-09-2015 at 12:09 PM
I wasn't going to comment on this one but, like a fool, I'll bite.I assume that if you need to
move the light switch, leaving the old box in place, isn't an option.If you can find the
circuit or switc...
Posted in thread: Outdoor Painting Tips (Concrete & Wood) on 03-07-2015 at 02:48 PM
Prep is 99% of the job. I usually hide the paint from the helpers until I've had a chance to
inspect the prep work.
Posted in thread: Shower Floor Leaking on 03-02-2015 at 04:50 PM
On another note make sure the basement has legal egress otherwise you maybe wasting time &
material by building a bedroom there.
Posted in thread: Can hvac companies do water heaters? on 03-02-2015 at 04:43 PM
HCAV companies are classified as Mechanical Contractors which provides one stop shopping. HVAC
plumbing electrical pipe fitting and some construction in terms of invasive installation and