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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-10-2012, 08:07 PM
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Posted By joecal
nealtw. Yes, I already did that and it was hot. ...

nealtw. Yes, I already did that and it was hot. Matter of fact the cold water line into the hot water heater has been consistently hot. I don't have one of those thermal expansion tanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-09-2012, 09:44 PM
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Posted By joecal
Well, after doing a little research, I went and...

Well, after doing a little research, I went and bought a water pressure gauge with a lazy hand. I installed it on the outside water spigot to see what the pressure was there. It was 122 which is a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-08-2012, 03:33 PM
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Posted By joecal
Garmo, Thanks for the reply. Here's the latest: ...

Garmo, Thanks for the reply. Here's the latest: I ended up closing all the single handle faucets except for one which was stuck and the problem continued. And I closed off the clothes washer too. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-19-2012, 12:06 AM
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Posted By joecal
nealtw, i just took a good look under my kitchen...

nealtw, i just took a good look under my kitchen sink and there is a box called an in sinkerator instant hot water dispenser. Now I didn't think it was an issue since I unplugged it when we moved in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-18-2012, 11:38 PM
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Posted By joecal
nealtw, ok I looked on line and I see that that...

nealtw, ok I looked on line and I see that that device is installed on the hot water line near where it exits the hot water heater and then there are connecting devices that you put under a sink...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-18-2012, 11:26 PM
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Posted By joecal
nealtw, don't know. From what I've read that's a...

nealtw, don't know. From what I've read that's a pump that provides nearly instant hot water. But we've never had instant hot water in the 8 months that we've lived in this house so if there is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-18-2012, 03:07 PM
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Posted By joecal
nealtw, I did what you recommended two times. It...

nealtw, I did what you recommended two times. It took a while because most of the time the water comes thru cool as it should through the kitchen faucet and other faucets. Two times now it's come...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-17-2012, 08:58 PM
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Posted By joecal
Hello Nealtw, thanks for the response. I'll give...

Hello Nealtw, thanks for the response. I'll give that a try. If I understand what you're saying tho, it's possible that even a regular two handled faucet could be to blame? Thankss again, Joe
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-17-2012, 07:40 PM
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Posted By joecal
crossover

Hello. I'm having a problem with hot water coming out of my cold water taps at times (even ones that have two handles). From what I've read, single handle faucets and valves that have become...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-03-2012, 06:51 PM
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Posted By joecal
I just got done removing most of the horizontal...

I just got done removing most of the horizontal fascia (which is attached to the rafters) and there was one little piece that they nailed the heck out of from above and it took me over two hours to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-03-2012, 10:34 AM
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Posted By joecal
Hello NealTW, two of my large gables have vents...

Hello NealTW, two of my large gables have vents and two don't. That's why I measured out and was thinking about having some wooden brackets made which I'll nail to the studs near the edge of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-03-2012, 01:05 AM
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Posted By joecal
Nealtw. I'm not sure how old the roof is as I...

Nealtw. I'm not sure how old the roof is as I just purchased the home 6 months ago. The shingles are in very good shape tho so I suspect the roof isn't that old. I reread your post and it seems...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-03-2012, 12:59 AM
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Posted By joecal
Hi, except for the gable on the front of the...

Hi, except for the gable on the front of the house which has some horizontal strips of wood the rest of the house is stucco'd. I have no soffits. The sheeting on the roof under the eaves appears to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-02-2012, 05:06 PM
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Posted By joecal
Hello, thank you for the responses. Wife and...

Hello, thank you for the responses. Wife and camera are on vacation so I looked online for something similar to my situation. If you look at the attached photo you will see that on the two walls...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-30-2012, 11:08 AM
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Posted By joecal
fascia with no rafters

Hello. I want to replace the fascia around my house. The situation is that my house is a combination of hip and gable roof. Where the roof is hip I have rafters coming down and the fascia is...
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