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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-26-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,363
Posted By wienerwater
A little confused, but most times a sump is in...

A little confused, but most times a sump is in place for a reason, and the pump sits, there for years if need, just in case.So, as far as a not so permanent installation, you want to just pump some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 02-19-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,578
Posted By wienerwater
Hey Donna, As far as round base corners,...

Hey Donna,
As far as round base corners, usually you can buy the rounded part seperate, and continue the straight runs after that with longer pieces.
Just do a search for "round base moulding...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-17-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By wienerwater
Hello bigw, First, I would not be keen on...

Hello bigw,
First, I would not be keen on "grease" since it can be a real magnet for dirt, debris, making a bigger mess. There should be an adjustment on the ends of the door at the bottom, for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-01-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 63,849
Posted By wienerwater
Sent you a PM, Blueforester.I ended up calling a...

Sent you a PM, Blueforester.I ended up calling a dealer about 400 miles away, since he knows it won't hurt his business locally sharing info so far away and got the contact numbers. I know the valve...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-11-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 63,849
Posted By wienerwater
When the fan is running, such as it does before...

When the fan is running, such as it does before firing up, gently give the wires a wiggle/bump, going into the control valve. The Heil furnaces (not sure all the models, but same basic units) had...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-17-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,229
Posted By wienerwater
What about nailing sheets of chloroplast...

What about nailing sheets of chloroplast underneath, with a slight slope for draining? It comes in several clour options,large sizes (less seams) relativley cheap and quite durable.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 11-17-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By wienerwater
Thanks, I see all the posts have been removed!

Thanks, I see all the posts have been removed!
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 11-17-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By wienerwater
Is this a site to join and sell your junk now?

Just want a mod to notice a new individual who has joined tonight and using this forum as a place to sell his junk, not contributing anything, just using the site basically .
Forgive me if I'm out...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-15-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,787
Posted By wienerwater
Make sure you clean the efflorescence as...

Make sure you clean the efflorescence as mentioned on the label etc. Mainly, follow cans directions and you should have no issues. As far as framing, just make sure you leave some room, say at least...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-14-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,542
Posted By wienerwater
Not trying to stray too far from the main topic,...

Not trying to stray too far from the main topic, but here is a great link, if interested, regarding demand water heating.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-13-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,542
Posted By wienerwater
It's a water coil inside the boiler/heater, so...

It's a water coil inside the boiler/heater, so your boiler/heater must run year round for hot water.I think I would look into a hot water tank, should be simple to install, just a few connections to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 11-11-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By wienerwater
Hi, 50.... gal! As far as having any of the...

Hi, 50.... gal!
As far as having any of the metal cut down, or rivets "welded" back in place, try finding a local welding shop or metal fab shop. Most welding shops will have the tools like "chop...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-18-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,534
Posted By wienerwater
I personally have a problem with all the so...

I personally have a problem with all the so called DIY shows popping up all the time now.I find this old house way out of line as being a DIY show. I think maybe it's what it say, "This old House",...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-18-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,877
Posted By wienerwater
K2...not sure if you an eliptical dish or not,...

K2...not sure if you an eliptical dish or not, but you can buy a cover that stops snow from gathering on the surface, without screwing up the signal. It seems strange, but are you losing your signal...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-30-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,649
Posted By wienerwater
Thanks guys for the input. I talked with the...

Thanks guys for the input. I talked with the local electrical inspector the other day, and from our conversation, he is very comfortable with my thoughts and plans. Since it has a newer service, and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-25-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,649
Posted By wienerwater
knob and tube wiring info wanted.

Hello people!
I recently bought an old house built in 1932, in a remote old goldmining town. The place is solid, fully livable and has many upgrades such as new plumbing and some electrical. I have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-22-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By wienerwater
Good post Bethany! As an example of ignorance, I...

Good post Bethany! As an example of ignorance, I will share a story. I just bought a house built in 1932, way out in the mountains, an old mining town, beautiful 2 story house. The previous owner has...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-22-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,727
Posted By wienerwater
I once had peel and stick tiles put down on...

I once had peel and stick tiles put down on concrete, that was painted/sealed, and the first time I had a water leak, the tiles pulles up like shingles. In many cases, you will find the tile is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-06-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,720
Posted By wienerwater
Old basement entry door found and leaks!

Hello, newbie to the forum with a serious post.
Just bought a house built in 1930 here in northern British Columbia. It had a bit of a musty odour in the basement, and when I bought it, was told of...
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