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DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 10-09-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By ccpyue
Bending tree

I've an evergreen tree in yard. After last year's snow storm, the top part (app 3 ft from top) bent (see photo). I afraid this year's snow will further bend and/or crack the tree, so I would like to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 07-18-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By ccpyue
It is white in color, so it should be calcium. I...

It is white in color, so it should be calcium. I will go get a bottle of CLR to see whether it works.
Thanks guys.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 07-17-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By ccpyue
I don't know whether it is calcium or salt. But...

I don't know whether it is calcium or salt. But it is extremely difficult to get rid of. I tried to use VIM cream but totally useless. How to tell is it calcium or salt?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 07-16-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By ccpyue
calcium deposit on faucet

I have a glass waterfall faucet. After using for a few months, calcium deposit on the glass (see photo). I have three questions:

1) My whole house has water softener, which should eliminate...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-08-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By ccpyue
Humming sound from water pipe

I left home for 1 month vacation. Before I left, I shut off the water main valve. When I returned, I turn on the water main valve, since then, it frequently have the humming sound which last for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-04-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,713
Posted By ccpyue
Hi Jeff, could you please tell me what is the...

Hi Jeff, could you please tell me what is the "Thermal Cut-off (Hi limit thermostat)" use for. That is the one you marked as "1" in you diagram. Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-04-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,713
Posted By ccpyue
Whirlpool model#: YLER4634EQ1. Though the...

Whirlpool model#: YLER4634EQ1.
Though the Thermal Cut-Off has no connectivity, but I have tried to by-pass it by connecting the two Red wire without this Thermal Cut-Off, but Heating Element still...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 11-03-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,713
Posted By ccpyue
Whirlpool Dryer not heating

I've a Whirlpool Dryer was working fine in first load of drying today. Second load and it won't heat (Timer and drum work OK). Heating element fine by checking it connectivity. So I also checked its...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-25-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,371
Posted By ccpyue
Hot Water Dispenser "Aerator"

Someone said it may be the "Aerator" and its "screen" blocked to cause this. I managed to unscrew the "Valve" and cleaned. But I don't know Where is the "Aerator" and its "Screen", and how they look...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-19-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,371
Posted By ccpyue
This sounds reasonable, but do you think we can...

This sounds reasonable, but do you think we can change the valve by ourselves?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-19-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,371
Posted By ccpyue
The water temperature is 165℉ after I adjusted...

The water temperature is 165℉ after I adjusted it. I am in Toronto of Ontario, so should not be altitude problem. I called up the manufacturer, they just want me to send it back to their deport, an...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-19-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,371
Posted By ccpyue
I tried to lower the temperature, but still the...

I tried to lower the temperature, but still the same. The water source is from a Filtering system, and using a T to split water to 1) normal cold drinking water dispenser; 2) to this Hot-1, hot water...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-19-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By ccpyue
Thank you so much. This is exactly what I wish to...

Thank you so much. This is exactly what I wish to know. Thanks again. :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-19-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By ccpyue
Glue broken large ceramic pot

I have a large ceramic pot measure 24" in diameter. I use it in summer to plant some water plants and put a few small fishes in. Recently it broke (see photo).

Can it be fixed, like using Epoxy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-19-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,371
Posted By ccpyue
Instant Hot Water dispense air bubbles

I have a Hot-1-1 instant Hot Water dispenser. The water supplies to it is filtered water. I used it for about 20 months. Recently, when dispensing hot water, it continuously dispensing hot water...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-10-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By ccpyue
What is this part of Air Duct?

I found this Air Duct ending in my basement, seems is an opening. Could someone tell me what is this for? will the heat or air-con escape from here in to my basement? Shall I seal it totally? Thank...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-13-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,643
Posted By ccpyue
Hunter SRC control ended at 2011.

I've an underground irrigation system with Hunter SRC control panel installed 12 years ago. This year, I tried to re-start and found its clock ended at 2011, then it goes back to 1996. I need to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-19-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By ccpyue
Thank you, I'll try to do that this weekend.

Thank you, I'll try to do that this weekend.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-18-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By ccpyue
Moss on lawn, how to handle?

Part of my lawn is always shaded, and moss grow. Some one told me I should apply some Lime. Shall I removed all moss before applying the Lime, or just spread Lime on top of the moss? Anyone has...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-17-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By ccpyue
Thank you so much, I totally forgot the flywheel...

Thank you so much, I totally forgot the flywheel timing key is the problem. Will took it apart today to check on this. Thank you. :p
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-16-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By ccpyue
Thank you for the advice. Will ask my neighbor to...

Thank you for the advice. Will ask my neighbor to help me on this tomorrow. I have one more Lawn Mower problem:

Few days ago, I have the lawn mower first run and it started easily, but the blade...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-15-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By ccpyue
Lawn Mower spark plug cable

This year I tried to start up my 4 stroke lawn mower and it won't start, not even a little sound like it may start up. I suspect the spark plug or the cable has problem. How can I check the spark...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 04-13-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By ccpyue
Lawn mower spring start

I am checking my Lawn Mower ready for the summer. If I took the blade away and start the Lawn Mower, will this damage the Lawn Mower?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-10-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By ccpyue
But my timer is an hard-wired In-Wall timer.

But my timer is an hard-wired In-Wall timer.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-10-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By ccpyue
one good idea, but then one of the bulb light...

one good idea, but then one of the bulb light will be different from the other 5.
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