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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-27-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By DUNBAR
The Dangers of Ibuprofen

I'm writing this as a public service announcement to educate others how dangerous Ibruprofen or other types of anti-inflammatories are.


This is a very recent experience of mine and I'm sharing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-19-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By DUNBAR
Take pictures/video of your situation. The info...

Take pictures/video of your situation. The info given isn't enough.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 03-09-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,549
Posted By DUNBAR
Cannot believe anyone hasn't given this instruction

If you want any type of longevity in that repair,


Use Acryl60, one of the strongest bonding agents found in concrete repair.


Also, you need to get some type of long lasting expansion joint...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-08-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By DUNBAR
I'm in Independence Kentucky. I'm actually...

I'm in Independence Kentucky. I'm actually working off of Buttermilk Pike thursday.

I worked in new construction for Geiler for a brief time, then tried to get into their commercial service...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-07-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By DUNBAR
Clorox, Bleach.

Clorox, Bleach.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-07-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By DUNBAR
Definitely stay away from the 'answer in a can'...

Definitely stay away from the 'answer in a can' product at home depot. That is around $40 and it's rental property grade product. You cannot expect much from that design.


The 'majority' of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-06-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By DUNBAR
If you're wanting to put a new cast iron tub in,...

If you're wanting to put a new cast iron tub in, removal is difficult.

An old padded blanket, sledgehammer will break up the old one into pieces, send it to the scrap yard for $$. I wouldn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-06-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By DUNBAR
You'll expose the drain piping for this setup...

You'll expose the drain piping for this setup when you remove the tile/subfloor.

Adjustment of the drain system should be manageable.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 03-05-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 57,504
Posted By DUNBAR
I cannot believe that installation

If that's a setup for a washing machine, that pump on the unit will fail with that much vertical lift involved.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 01-24-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,700
Posted By DUNBAR
I didn't believe the guy who told me of the...

I didn't believe the guy who told me of the trick, but we had a rental property that had this recurring problem, and quickly this throws them off, not knowing the thread is in the peanut butter...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-09-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,511
Posted By DUNBAR
If they are properly insulated, it passes code....

If they are properly insulated, it passes code. We are experiencing a bone chilling cold here in the past couple weeks and insulation only slows down the transfer of temperature, not prevent it.

...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-05-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By DUNBAR
In Kentucky on 3" I believe you can go as far as...

In Kentucky on 3" I believe you can go as far as 5' from toilet to vent. I'd have to get my plumber's bible out to confirm that but I'm pretty sure that's the maxium.

Depending on where you are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-27-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By DUNBAR
No such thing. You'll have to buy a male adaptor...

No such thing. You'll have to buy a male adaptor to sweat onto the piping in order for a threaded connection to work.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Pest Control 12-27-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,700
Posted By DUNBAR
Mouse Infestation - Building a Trap that Kills

If you want to remove mice from your home, here's the cheapest way:


Buy the simplest of traps, the spring loaded ones


Buy squeeze cheese or peanut butter


Any type of thread, any color,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-27-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,067
Posted By DUNBAR
Some applications call for laminate before wood....

Some applications call for laminate before wood. The office which I work out of, the floor is a laminate floor. I've worn the fake wood finish off completely where the chair constantly moves around....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-27-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By DUNBAR
I work for many that have their houses tore...

I work for many that have their houses tore apart, always under construction. The effort that goes into some tasks are impressive, and as long as the 'better half' is okay with the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-27-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,505
Posted By DUNBAR
Urban developments, subsidized housing, poor or...

Urban developments, subsidized housing, poor or blighted areas are prone for this type of activity.

And to move the heat, short of blankets sealing off room by room, cheap fans are used to direct...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 12-27-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By DUNBAR
The contractor that did this work had a...

The contractor that did this work had a obligation/duty to inform you as a service provider the simple precautions to protect your investment, in which certain vulnerabilities come into play in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 12-27-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By DUNBAR
I'm curious to know what the long term effects...

I'm curious to know what the long term effects are of those who are around these chemicals over a period of time.


There is indeed other professions that are subjected to the "bad" stuff, but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-27-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,992
Posted By DUNBAR
Either that or silicone, but anything beyond the...

Either that or silicone, but anything beyond the normal of unevenness will spell trouble down the road.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-27-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By DUNBAR
Northern Kentucky Plumbers...

Northern Kentucky Plumbers (http://plumbing-forums.dunbarplumbing.com)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-08-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 40,511
Posted By DUNBAR
Long time no see majak! I agree with your...

Long time no see majak!

I agree with your sentiment on this. Are those the AS Cadet 3's you're speaking of? I've installed a few and much success.

My thinking on this one is a risk taken by...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-08-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,133
Posted By DUNBAR
This will be a good read, I promise

Very aware of Pennsylvania and their host of problems when it comes to issues ranging from the bottom to the top. As long as this continues there will be threads like this with no mentality to change...
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