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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-02-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Paul678
Ok, but should I just replace the Mansfield...

Ok, but should I just replace the Mansfield flapper unit?

The floater/valve device seems to be working just fine.....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-01-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Paul678
Oh, I'm sorry. It's a Fluidmaster 400 series. ...

Oh, I'm sorry. It's a Fluidmaster 400 series.

But I assume you mean I should replace it with a NEW unit, right?

Also the flapper is a Mansfield Model 211.

Perhaps I could just replace...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-01-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Paul678
Mine doesn't have a chain. It's just a metal rod...

Mine doesn't have a chain. It's just a metal rod screwed into the
handle.

But there are holes at the end of the rod, so it's possible I could
ADD a chain.....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Paul678
Toilet Flapper Closes Too Early

My toilet doesn't flush solid waste properly. I've already cleared out the outlet holes under the rim of the toilet with a coat-hanger wire, but still the flush would back up if I used too much...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 03-01-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Paul678
Hello again, Kok328. Maybe what you are...

Hello again, Kok328.

Maybe what you are seeing is the distortion from the wide
angle of the lens? (pin cushion effect of the lens)

At any rate, do you think my only solution is to grind the ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-28-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Paul678
Security Door Dead Bolt is Misaligned with Hole

You can see here:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3693/12845335943_a8b833997d_b.jpg

The dead bolt is too low and a bit too forward for the receiving hole. The bottom bolt's hole is too low as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-21-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Paul678
Ok, so it sounds like if the p-trap is clogged,...

Ok, so it sounds like if the p-trap is clogged, the pan will over-flow, and if it's flooded, it will make it easier for bacteria to grow there, correct?

Ok, great. I will get another coupler and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Paul678
Ok, so after using a piece of wire to verify that...

Ok, so after using a piece of wire to verify that my p-trap was indeed
blocked off, I cut the PVC, and.....I couldn't unscrew the first nipple from the pan.
It really seemed like the installer...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-18-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Paul678
Wow, thanks for the quick response, Kok328! ...

Wow, thanks for the quick response, Kok328!

Ok, the gas line is open, and the valve is parallel with the line, so that makes sense.

1) So how do I check to see if the p-trap is blocked? I was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-18-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Paul678
Ok! Opened up the panels, and wow. Everything...

Ok! Opened up the panels, and wow. Everything is there. Found the starting capacitor, contactor relay, main circuit board, gas regulator/ignition unit, heat temperature sensor, pressure sensor,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-17-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Paul678
THANK YOU, KOK328!!! I had about 96 views in...

THANK YOU, KOK328!!!

I had about 96 views in another forum, with NOT ONE reply
at all! So thanks for taking the time!

Ok, the main service mast you see is the old one, which is dead now.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-17-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Paul678
How to Maintain my 1999 Trane XL1200? (Tucson, AZ)

Hi everyone.

I just successfully repaired my refrigerator for the first time. It was a burnt
out starter relay for the compressor, and it was possibly caused by having a thick carpet of lint and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-12-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Paul678
Well, the large blisters have mainly formed over...

Well, the large blisters have mainly formed over my Arizona room. There
are only some very small blisters over the main house.

And because the Arizona room is not directly air conditioned...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Paul678
Yes, it's definitely an elastomeric coated roof. ...

Yes, it's definitely an elastomeric coated roof.

Here in Tucson, many have recommended the roof be coated every 2 years, due to the intense sunlight here. My roof has certainly been neglected.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-11-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Paul678
I did post them above, but here they are again: ...

I did post them above, but here they are again:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/drslick/sets/72157638259148954/

Yes, I have mesh fabric that I would use to patch up the "X"
that I may cut...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 02-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Paul678
How to Repair Blisters on Flat Tucson Roof?

Hi, I'm back to see if my blisters:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/drslick/sets/72157638259148954/

Can be repaired in this fashion:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnxUfAz9css
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-03-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Paul678
Yes, I've seen similar advice on Youtube, thanks...

Yes, I've seen similar advice on Youtube, thanks for posting.

So it sounds like since my roof isn't really leaking (except near
the skylight that I just hopefully patched up), that it should
be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-01-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Paul678
My Roof is in Still in Bad Shape.... (Tucson, AZ)

...even after the leak around my skylight may be sealed.

Here are some photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/drslick/sets/72157638259148954/

So you can hopefully see some areas...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-25-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Paul678
Ok, so the guy at Lowe's has educated me that the...

Ok, so the guy at Lowe's has educated me that the
product i previously posted is not the correct stuff
to use to seal leaks. This is the stuff:

...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-25-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Paul678
Thanks for the welcome, and it's good to be here....

Thanks for the welcome, and it's good to be here.

Ok, the box is called a "curb", gotcha.

Ok, I should be able to get this stuff at Home Depot:

...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-24-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Paul678
Ok, yes, that's a good idea I also read...

Ok, yes, that's a good idea I also read elsewhere, but wasn't sure
if I should try.

That would make it more certain which crack the water is flowing
through.

It would also be pretty...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-24-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Paul678
My Skylight is Leaking!! (Tucson, Arizona)

The leak is coming from a lower corner:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3670/11039387686_0cc5ee4364_c.jpg

The Glass and metal frame look fine:

...
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