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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-10-2007, 04:03 PM
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Views: 1,474
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Cisterns-closest Forum I Could Find

I'm thinking of buying a house with a cistern. Never owned one, never lived in a house with one. I've heard a lot of pros and cons from workmates and friends, but it seems theres a lot of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-27-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,533
Posted By PAULYBOY
broken spring

I have an older 1 car garage with a non power door. One of the springs broke awhile ago.My question is are the se springs universal in length as to their size, meaning 1 car garage, or bigger for all...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 01-27-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By PAULYBOY
Whirlpool Drier Doesn't

Does anyone know of a good tutorial on replacing the element on an older whirlpool electric drier?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-30-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,490
Posted By PAULYBOY
On the other hand, when I bought my house, I...

On the other hand, when I bought my house, I still had one circuit of knob and tube wiring active. I know now that it feeds several outlets in my living room and kitchen. Although the inspector was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-30-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,729
Posted By PAULYBOY
Home Entertainment center woes

I'm on my 2nd medium priced home entertainment center, the kind that comes in a box with the subwoofer, the surround speakers, and DVD player, as well as all the wiring. I've got all the wiring run...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 03-27-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 41,642
Posted By PAULYBOY
Lemme get this straight- if the main beam in my...

Lemme get this straight- if the main beam in my floor runs the same line as my roof ridge, then the walls that are parallel to those are load bearing? Or the walls that run at 90 degrees to that are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-13-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By PAULYBOY
I likes Square eye's response. It focused on the...

I likes Square eye's response. It focused on the aspect of supervicory work after awhile. The two differences I've seen in my 2 careers thus far in life, are A. the ability to do the "math", so to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-28-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,928
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Hey, inspectorD, that was taken last year, when...

Hey, inspectorD, that was taken last year, when my nieces butterfly house resulted in the larvae unfolding their wings and taking their first flight. That one landed on my nose. Really. No kidding!...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-27-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,705
Posted By PAULYBOY
Ghost in the hot water valve

I started a new thread for more advice. I really appreciate the advice given in the last thread. I recently replaced the faucet in my 50 year old unremodelled tub/shower. It's the type that goes thru...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-27-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,928
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Thanks fer the advice, fellas. I've got a self...

Thanks fer the advice, fellas. I've got a self lighting torch with MAPP gas, good pipe scrubber thingy, good solder. I previously installed a new valv for the toilet, as well as replaced several old...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-24-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,928
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Installing copper pipe

I'm planning on replacing the old pipes in my 90 year old house with copper this summer. My plan is to make all the pipe up in sections with the bends in the right place and prefab it into 2 or 3...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-24-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,291
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Is this true of all tankless heaters? If so, then...

Is this true of all tankless heaters? If so, then here in the midwest where the winter tap temparature of cold water coming into the house goes below 70, then the water wouldn't even be hot enough...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-24-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
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Wall in living room

I've got a question about the wall that faces my front entrance. My living room is really long. The wall opposite the front door was covered with panelling that someone painted before I bought the...
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