Last Activity:09-12-2014 3:53 PM
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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.
Posted in thread: Wiring a ruud split heatpump on 09-11-2014 at 08:58 AM
Copied from another website:These designations are for 24 volt control wiring used in most
residential and light commercial equipment, line voltage stuff can be different. Never assume
that a wire col...
Posted in thread: Basement sink full of water on 09-03-2014 at 09:35 AM
There are traces of cloth material in a washing machine discharge. Some people put a mesh
screen over the end of the discharge hose to catch the material to prevent pipe clogging.Might
be as simple as...
Posted in thread: Choosing a CFL (or LED?) bulb for outdoor light on 08-29-2014 at 07:14 PM
I would lean towards LED or Halogen.CFL's are junk and are not photo-eye friendly.
Posted in thread: Possible asbestos floor tiles lifting and more. Still non-friable. Repair advice? on 08-29-2014 at 07:09 PM
It is my understanding that if the tile measures 12" x 12", it does not contain asbestos. If
smaller dimension (on a full piece), then no guarantees.
Posted in thread: Lets talk concrete. on 08-27-2014 at 03:33 PM
What is the proper way to cure concrete?depends on the weather and conditionsDo I need mesh or
rebar and why?for strengthWhat mix do I use for what?depends on what your doing
Posted in thread: Can't turn off water to replace kitchen faucet on 08-26-2014 at 06:08 PM
sounds like the handles are turning but not the core of the valve.remove the handles and turn
the valve core with some channel locks or vice grips.