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Last Activity:06-10-2011 5:18 PM
Posted in thread: How many folks use the energy saving bulbs? on 06-16-2011 at 06:25 PM
I think most of ours are the Nvision brand from Home Depot.I love the 9 year warranty. I had
one big 26w (100w equiv) bulb burn out prematurely since it was in a clothes closet being
switched on/off a...
Posted in thread: Can I remove rust from this box?.. on 06-16-2011 at 06:21 PM
TxBuilder is right. Don't mess with it.I've seen too many American Picker, Pawn Stars, and
other shows like that. It seems like most of the time you reduce the value of something old by
"trying" to re...
Posted in thread: central air outside fan quits on 06-16-2011 at 06:18 PM
That is an odd scenario.The cheapest thing to replace first in the troubleshooting process
would be the run capacitor. You'll find it inside the condenser unit and it looks like a large
battery with w...
Posted in thread: House mold symptoms on 06-16-2011 at 06:06 PM
I remember my parents had a mold problem in a bathroom in our first house in Florida.My mother
used to replace these huge buckets of desiccant every few weeks to dry out the wood.They are
Posted in thread: Carrier A/C tries to kick on, fan not running. on 06-10-2011 at 04:18 PM
It sounds to me like the capacitor has given out. It's a very common problem.The capacitor
looks like a large battery and helps the fan motor and/or compressor start up.Here's what they
look like. You...
Posted in thread: Are wood burning stoves worth the money? on 04-26-2011 at 02:26 PM
I live in Florida, but we spent a few months in a vacation rental in a cold climate. It had an
old wood burner for heating the home. So I did some reading about how to best use it and also
plenty of a...
Posted in thread: Does anyone in here like to watch Dirty Jobs? on 04-26-2011 at 01:56 PM
I always get the new ones on my Tivo, along with Mythbusters and now I'm starting to become
addicted to Swamp People. Pawn Stars is another guilty pleasure. I can't believe how little
money those peop...
Posted in thread: What are you wearing right now? on 04-26-2011 at 01:55 PM
shorts and a t-shirt....It's getting hot here in Florida!
Posted in thread: 25 inch Panasonic Tube TV video not working right on 03-31-2011 at 06:52 PM
I'd agree with boogeyman. But check Craigslist.org or Backpage.com for people actually giving
them away for free or selling them for very low prices before buying one from a retail store
Posted in thread: How Can You Get Rid of Cockroaches? on 03-31-2011 at 06:48 PM
We had a horrible cockroach problem in a condo that we rented for a month in the tropics. The
thing that worked the best and longest was this poison gel that looked like peanut butter. I
put a tiny da...