Last Activity:08-18-2006 10:20 AM
Posted in thread: AC blower fan does not come on... on 07-17-2006 at 04:25 AM
Sound like you were not waiting long enough for the system to cycle and turn on the blower.
Taking the fuse out disabled the board and bypassed its control over the blower. When it did
keep running wi...
Posted in thread: cement and cedar posts on 07-14-2006 at 10:53 PM
I agree with Chris on this. Any concrete around the post will cut its lifespan in half. For
fence posts just put the post in the ground. and for a deck or structure put the post on top of
a footer, is...
Posted in thread: amps to watts on 06-30-2006 at 06:39 PM
Here is an Ohms Law chart for colculating volts and currents. If you know 2 factors in your
cicuit you can use thischart to find the additional information you need. Example = You want to
add 3 ligh...
Posted in thread: thank papadan on 06-17-2006 at 05:30 AM
Not about this site Inspector.LOL OSC, I can always be found at Tool Info Forums
Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 06-13-2006 at 03:09 PM
Grandsons, Golf, Woodworking. Not enough time for any of them because of the day job runs into
too many nights.
Posted in thread: ShortCuts on 06-11-2006 at 02:06 PM
Graham, Lots of theories on the penny weight of nails. The truth being the d coming from the
romans and back when, there was only one type of nail, the hand made square nails used since
the 15th centu...
Posted in thread: Plumbing Help Needed on 06-08-2006 at 02:47 PM
If your drain is backing up and leaking then you have a clog somewhere. You can try a small
drain snake directly into the pipe going into the wall and see if you can reach it from there.
How are the d...
Posted in thread: Plumbing Help Needed on 06-08-2006 at 04:35 AM
Got to any home store or plumbing supply and pick up the size coupling you need. connect it
to your existing pipe and then to your p trap from the sink.
Posted in thread: Oil Spill On Driveway on 06-08-2006 at 04:16 AM
What I have done for the past 30 years is to soak the stain with mineral spirits (paint
thinner) and work it in with a broom. Then spread clay oil absobant (kitty litter) over the
whole area and grind...
Posted in thread: Rogue fence post repair options on 05-23-2006 at 06:55 PM
Don't waste time and money on a patch job. Rock it back and forth a few times to loosen it up
and pull it out. Put in a new post. Now that it is too late I can tell you that treated posts
should not b...