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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-02-2007, 11:16 PM
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Views: 3,204
Posted By cabinetsetc
You can buy a non slip ceramic tile and nose it...

You can buy a non slip ceramic tile and nose it with maple.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-02-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,996
Posted By cabinetsetc
Noah; If you're going to do any upgrades it may...

Noah; If you're going to do any upgrades it may as well be now. Depending of course where you live, you might want to start with the insulation. If the house is 30 years old, it probably has R12 in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-02-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,613
Posted By cabinetsetc
Glenn; I figured it out. It was the pressure...

Glenn; I figured it out. It was the pressure switch that was faulty. Bought one and changed it and it works fine now. The other small space heaters with the control on the back is for back draft...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-15-2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By cabinetsetc
Good morning Glenn, Insp, & Travelover; You will...

Good morning Glenn, Insp, & Travelover; You will be so proud of me. I didn't blow myself up or anything even remotely drastic. The switch turned out to be a cut out switch to shut the furnace off in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-10-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By cabinetsetc
When I lived in Tampa those windows were very...

When I lived in Tampa those windows were very common. Most glass shops had the strips. This was a few years ago so you could try the older glass shops if you have no success with the new ones. Good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-10-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By cabinetsetc
Thermopiles

I have what seems to be a thermopile in the back of a NG space heater.The 2 wires run to what seems to be a thermostat to shut off the pilot light if the heater gets too hot. I can't get the pilot...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-04-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,613
Posted By cabinetsetc
Armstrong furnace

Glenn; The fan is definitely working. It cuts in and out on a regular basis but nothing else happens.There is a tube that goes from the fan motor (which I imagine is what they are calling the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-03-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By cabinetsetc
Kashka, I would take his words of caution very...

Kashka, I would take his words of caution very seriously. I had a garage furnace doing the same thing. I was lucky. I only had to replace the garage door and jam and the right mirror on the car. It...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-03-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,603
Posted By cabinetsetc
Is this thermopile in the thermostat itself? If...

Is this thermopile in the thermostat itself? If so, I may have just found a solution to a few of my problems.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-03-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,613
Posted By cabinetsetc
Help w/ Armstrong furnace

I have an Armstrong Ultra V Tech 80 furnace that won't start. The trouble light flashes a code 3 as the problem. The manual gives a fault description as "pressure switch open with inducer on". What...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-16-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,612
Posted By cabinetsetc
I just came across your post. I'm assuming that...

I just came across your post. I'm assuming that the panel is on the outer wall of the bathroom with its back to the shower. In this case when you re-drywall and seal the area, you shouldn't have a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-16-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,386
Posted By cabinetsetc
With 200 amp service you shouldn't have a problem...

With 200 amp service you shouldn't have a problem finding an opening for it, but remember to use a GFIC ( ground fault interupter )breaker. This is extremely important when you are dealing with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 04-16-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,437
Posted By cabinetsetc
I've never heard of it. Must be a new product....

I've never heard of it. Must be a new product. But painting has always been a sore spot for me, so if you find anything out, be sure to share it with the rest of us.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-16-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,913
Posted By cabinetsetc
Maybe. I just had my first experience with the...

Maybe. I just had my first experience with the stuff a couple of weeks ago. I was a stonch copper man until I tried it. Up here the're using it everywhere in new construction. I was always a little...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,043
Posted By cabinetsetc
If this an older water heater and you have hard...

If this an older water heater and you have hard water, there could be a build up of sediment in the tank. This would decrease the capacity or if it's a gas water heater it would increase the recovery...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,479
Posted By cabinetsetc
Those water pressure gadgets only work if the...

Those water pressure gadgets only work if the blockage is found before a vent. If the blockage is beyond the vent you simply fill your vent with water. Once you remove the water pressure you could...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 34,948
Posted By cabinetsetc
Ditto BillsCatz! You can't make new out of old....

Ditto BillsCatz! You can't make new out of old. The upgrade would be well worth the extra trouble.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,753
Posted By cabinetsetc
Getting the old one out may be a little bit of a...

Getting the old one out may be a little bit of a trick, but replacing it with a new plastic one should be a snap. Make sure you have help though. Being in 2 places at once is a deffinate trick....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,703
Posted By cabinetsetc
If it's a minimal quality tap, you shouldn't be...

If it's a minimal quality tap, you shouldn't be having problems with it so soon. If it was open 1/4 turn with no one in the house, you are on the wrong forum. Try researching www.paranormal.com
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,913
Posted By cabinetsetc
Do you guys really not have "bowplex" down there?...

Do you guys really not have "bowplex" down there? It would cut your time by 75%.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,349
Posted By cabinetsetc
I've found that the money saved on soaps,...

I've found that the money saved on soaps, shampoo's, etc , more than compinsate for the cost of the water softner system as well as maintenance costs for the system. You'll find yourself using much...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,253
Posted By cabinetsetc
New houses in Ca. are using plastic pipe known...

New houses in Ca. are using plastic pipe known here as "Bowplex". These pipes won't rust and can freeze without popping. I'd be surprised if it wasn.t available in the lower 48.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,201
Posted By cabinetsetc
Now you know. The reason why saddle valves are no...

Now you know. The reason why saddle valves are no longer code is because after a time they usually leak. While you have your plumbing tools out, I'd replace it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 27,849
Posted By cabinetsetc
Question: When testing, did you shut off the main...

Question: When testing, did you shut off the main valve? If not,you are simply sending the gas back through the line. Gas feeds don't have much pressure.
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