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  • Posted in thread: Why does my pool remain green after multiple shock treatments? on 09-17-2016 at 02:31 PM
    Your pool filter cleans the water of any debris and unwanted minuscule particles. If you don't
    do this the water will become cloudy and dirty. As I said, mine is 3 hours a day.

  • Posted in thread: Do dryers need their own dedicated circuit? on 09-17-2016 at 02:20 PM
    I prefer conduit or "protected wire" instead of Bx. But either will work as long as it is
    10AWG. And make sure you know how to wire the 220 V breaker in your panel.

  • Posted in thread: How to remove this countertop? on 09-17-2016 at 02:08 PM
    Make sure you're turning those clip screws the correct direction. Should be right hand
    clockwise.And when you go to put the new sink in (or put this one back) get new clips. Also cut
    the hole for the ...

  • Posted in thread: Why does my pool remain green after multiple shock treatments? on 09-17-2016 at 01:46 PM
    John, you need to run the pump to circulate the chlorine. Although I'm in the North, I had
    tadpoles this spring but skimmed them out and used the liquid chlorine to shock the pool. After
    that I used o...

  • Posted in thread: Extension of drain pipe and sewer pipe connector replacement? on 08-16-2016 at 11:18 AM
    Definitely do not use the orbital action of the sawzall. That's for wood. The regular action
    will work fine on cast iron...slow and easy for a nice straight cut. Not much of a fire hazard
    from cutting...

  • Posted in thread: Electric Water Heater Not Working - Any Help is Appreciated on 08-16-2016 at 10:43 AM
    Just an one mentioned the cause of that bad breaker. In my limited experience, the
    burnt leg was caused by arcing. That means the clips in the breaker were not tight on the spade
    lug in th...

  • Posted in thread: My flooring dilemma, what would you do? on 08-23-2014 at 06:58 AM
    I just finished putting down 330 SF of laminate in our kitchen. I had gone through the same
    thinking process as you are and ended up buying the SwiftLock laminate for less than $500.The
    one question I...

  • Posted in thread: HillyBilly special lean to lea to temp wall on 04-23-2014 at 07:34 AM
    Kevin,I just read through your thread and I am one that likes to save an old house when
    possible. Neal and the others have given some good advice. BUT the best advice was to get a
    framer to come in an...

  • Posted in thread: Remove Attic Vent? on 02-23-2014 at 08:14 AM
    I have no idea how you would remove this vent form INSIDE the attic?It is nailed to the OUTSIDE
    of the sheathing and must be removed from the outside after the siding is removed.You're doing
    it the ri...

  • Posted in thread: Tearing up ground level deck to deal with drainage issues at rear of house on 06-27-2013 at 01:58 PM
    Duradeck recommends slightly less than that at 2" in 10 feet but yes, a slope is required.Dave


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