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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By dolfan
I talked to a store that sells metal,fences etc....

I talked to a store that sells metal,fences etc. He said leave the shingles on and wood strips then the metal. The space between the 2 will be some insulation type thing(can't remember the way he...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By dolfan
Thanks that is what i am thinking about the...

Thanks that is what i am thinking about the shingles. I have heard that 2 layers of shingles will not last as long bc of holding heat etc. The screws have a dome over the rubber washers to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-22-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By dolfan
info on metal rook please

I have to get a new roof for a manufactured house (no attic). The 1 guy talked about using metal said it would cost more to buy but cheaper to install. I have some wood to be replaced also. My...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By dolfan
It does not have a sticker on it saying how many...

It does not have a sticker on it saying how many gallons it is. The model # is 3 letters and 20,so would it be a 20 gallon tank? thanks everyone
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-18-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By dolfan
Both of the names are on the tank. Where is the...

Both of the names are on the tank. Where is the motor at? thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By dolfan
The tank shows Franklin Elec Perma tank. I...

The tank shows Franklin Elec Perma tank. I checked the air did not drain or anything. The gauge showed 15 lbs and is a 30 air tank. Also had water spray out when checked the air. From what i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By dolfan
water air tank

For the past 2 weeks when using water no matter where (shower,sink etc) the pressure changes for a few seconds and goes back and forth. Strong and normal. I was told to turn the power off for the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-08-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By dolfan
wet storm door

Both of my storm doors have water on the inside on the glass bad. I moved the plate back to make a tighter fit. The front door had some light so i used some caulk-where the glass comes out. What...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-27-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By dolfan
fix firepmlace cement

I have a fireplace that had a gas line at some point. I want to fix the hole and use the firepace . The hole is maybe 1 to 1.5 inch, How much cement will it need to be used? The guy at lowes gave me...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 10-13-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By dolfan
The roof on the deck is metal. What about the...

The roof on the deck is metal. What about the sides where no gutter is at
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-09-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By dolfan
outside lights

I am wanting to put a outside light on the side of the house. Thinking of getting a street light dusk to dawn light. Am thinking about putting it on the side of a manufactered house(2003).Will the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 08-01-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By dolfan
washing siding

I need to know what kind of soap to use. I have a cheap pressure washer and will use a brush. Siding is cream color and 1 section is white with green shutters. What can be used on blue metal siding...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-28-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By dolfan
I know it will not get any better but i would get...

I know it will not get any better but i would get something else (got a giftcard). I live at woods all around us and no street lights. I was thinking about buying some solar lights for the yard/house.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-27-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By dolfan
deck to protect or wait?

My front deck does not have a roof over it. It is about 4-5 yrs old and nothing been done to it. I was planning on using that new paint for decks. I have thought about waiting till next yr to do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-22-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By dolfan
ceiling fan light and remote

I put a ceiling fan/light with a remote in my inlaws living room. I can not get the light to work. Any tips? Is the light a blue wire? I can't find the manual. I had the light working without the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-22-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By dolfan
Thanks. I looked at that page and it helped. The...

Thanks. I looked at that page and it helped. The door is a exterior door so it was some different. It did not have that lip to take the handle off on theside. It was on the inside of the cover. It is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By dolfan
door knob loose

I have a door knob that is loose. It has a cover over the screws. So how do i tighten the screws with the cover there? thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 06-10-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By dolfan
lady lugs,stink bugs,and centerpieds

We moved here in Jan and had the 1st two bugs. Now we have centerpieds. Is it bc of the other bugs? What can i do to get rid of them? It has been raining alot here is that a cause? thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-31-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By dolfan
There is black plastic on the ground. Yes there...

There is black plastic on the ground. Yes there is ductwork there and the dryer vent is close to the water tank/pipes. I have been under there with the dryer on and it is not leaking.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-27-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By dolfan
sweating in craawl space

House has the vents opened and the water pipes side is out of the late morning /pm sun. The pipes and half of the water tank has sweat on them and places/spots of the plastic does also. Is this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 05-26-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By dolfan
deck post (gate) and paint/stain?

I have a deck and want to make a gate. I would like to know about the post do I screw it on to the deck or get those metal brackets for the post? I will use a 4x4 post. Has anyone use those paints ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-23-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By dolfan
Thanks. It has a drain line and the water will...

Thanks. It has a drain line and the water will stay in there until it is higher up. I just looked and the pipe is above the pan which is plastic, and the drain pan is just on 1 side. If the unit was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 05-23-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By dolfan
deck roof and gutter question

At 2 places water is coming down between the wood and the gutter going across. There is no rain drip and was wondering if I should try to put one on? If so how is the best way to put one on and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-23-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By dolfan
question about water from central a/c

I have central a/c and when take the cover off you see the coils. There is a tray on the front only and has water in it. The coils has water/rust stains going down. Is this normal or something wrong?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-30-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By dolfan
Did you get the fan at dealer or a hardware...

Did you get the fan at dealer or a hardware store? Who installed it and where at? Was it expensive? thanks
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