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DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 06-13-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By JeremyB
Thanks Neal, hopefully its just a one off thing....

Thanks Neal, hopefully its just a one off thing. My neighbors have had ant problems for years but we have been lucky.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 06-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks for the link Neal. I see alot of the bait...

Thanks for the link Neal. I see alot of the bait stations contain borax. Might be easier then having to mix up my own?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 06-13-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By JeremyB
Brown ants

Hi Guys

We have never had ants in the house before but went to feed the cat earlier and her food had tons on it. There was none earlier today. I was just wondering what is the best way to get rid...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-30-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks callmevilla, I will probably do it...

Thanks callmevilla, I will probably do it tomorrow. Very sexy reply,lol
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-30-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Also guyod, if I was to replace that clamp on...

Also guyod, if I was to replace that clamp on gasket with the sharkbite how does the sharkbite clamp on? do I need a special wrench to clamp it? I though I have heard that before?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-30-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Cheers, thanks guyod. Thats why I dint know if...

Cheers, thanks guyod. Thats why I dint know if using both would be okay?

After applying the dope to the threads and instaling the new valve I dont have to wait anytime before turning on the water...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-29-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Cheers guyod I dont know why it is a clamp...

Cheers guyod

I dont know why it is a clamp like that. Seems to work as I have been here for 5 years without a problem ( knock on wood ) Only reason I'm changing them is the onze shutoff is seized...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Hi fellas, Well I got the parts today ( the...

Hi fellas,

Well I got the parts today ( the ball vales are alot smaller then the one there now, does that seem right? ) just looking at the old ones now and wondering will it take alot of heat to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-27-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks again for the help guys. I appreciate it ;)

Thanks again for the help guys. I appreciate it ;)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-26-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks again guys, much appreciated. Im going to...

Thanks again guys, much appreciated. Im going to grand the parts on Friday or Saturday.

one thing I noticed is it looks like the fella before me used pipe dope on the hot, on the cold its teflon...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-25-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks again guys, much appreciated. I thought...

Thanks again guys, much appreciated. I thought that was them :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-25-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Cheers Neal I appreciate it. One last...

Cheers Neal I appreciate it.

One last question to ask would you maybe a have a pic of what they would look like. It will be my luck when I am in there and don't get the right ones and have to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-25-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks Neal, they kind of look similar dont they?...

Thanks Neal, they kind of look similar dont they? I am sure I saw them at the hardware store and thats what the kind of looks like


That plastic part on those taps would be for a counter to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks again for the help guys I appreciate it...

Thanks again for the help guys I appreciate it very much, I will also pick up a couple hoses toddy.

just a question what are those plastic rings for exactly?

Jeremy
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-24-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Thans neal they will have the ball valves one...

Thans neal they will have the ball valves one with the spot to connect a washing machine hose?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-24-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,056
Posted By JeremyB
Laundry water shutoffs question

Hi Guys.

We are going to be getting a new washing machine in the coming days and have been looking at the shutoffs to it and wanting them replaced. I dont know if its a plumber job or I can handle...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By JeremyB
Replacing ballcock assembly

Hi Guys,

I was at my aunts house today and noticed that the ballcock assmebly is leaking at the top. If I replace the assembly does the float and float arm have to be replaced also? or can I use...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 10-14-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By JeremyB
Cheers Mike, I guess I should have mentioned...

Cheers Mike,

I guess I should have mentioned that but yeah its a craftsman push mower. So I should just run it dead and put it away? As far as weedeaters thats what I do is run them dry and make a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 10-14-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By JeremyB
Storing lawnmower

Hi Guys

As the fall is moving along here and grass slowing down I got to thinking about the best way to store my lawnmower for the winter. I ask now as I got a new one at the beginning of the year...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-14-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks Neal, Yeah I'm going to give them a...

Thanks Neal,

Yeah I'm going to give them a call Monday morning. I tried using the furnace when I just got up here and same thing the gas would fire then stop and restart ( did it twice actually)....
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-13-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By JeremyB
Gas Furnace question

I had the company that installed my furnace come over today as they recommend every two years having it cleaned and next month would be two years. Well they came and did the job I guess the flame rod...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-14-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks Joe, I might have to get a bigger...

Thanks Joe, I might have to get a bigger adjustable wrench as the one I have only goes to 1" and the nut is slightly bigger.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-14-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks neal, another question, sorry. What...

Thanks neal,

another question, sorry. What size wrench would I need to get that nut off with? I don't have a wrench big enough to get that off with, even a adjustable one. I do have chanel lock...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-14-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By JeremyB
Thanks Neal, so after removing the handle there...

Thanks Neal, so after removing the handle there will be a nut? or do you mean the nut that is painted to the right of the arrow has to come off too to get to the packing washers?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-13-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By JeremyB
Laundry tub tap repair question

Hi Guys,

I have noticed that I have been getting some leaking around the handle on the hot water side when using both the cold water and hot water taps. I have attached a pic with a arrow as to...
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