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    What's this pipe in front lawn for??? B box or sabotage!?!

    Yeah I'm sure once I called out the issue to them they would schedule a repair but my concern is that they would then hand the bill over to me. Screw that! Maybe I'll just nonchalantly call and ask who's responsible if it's me then I'll simply hang up but if it's them then I'll proceed. As far...
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    What's this pipe in front lawn for??? B box or sabotage!?!

    Thanks guys for the input. If u look at the top of the pipe in them pics it is badly corroded to the top so I'm guessing that cap has been missing for a while. Earlier today I stuck I narrow metal rod down in there to see if I would hit metal aka the valve itself or just dirt and unfortunately...
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    What's this pipe in front lawn for??? B box or sabotage!?!

    Ok thank you for the insight
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    What's this pipe in front lawn for??? B box or sabotage!?!

    I need some pro advice guys. Something very weird happened to me today. Cutting the grass for the 80th time since I've lived in this house my tractor hit something was loud bang scared the hell outta me. Upon investigation, I found this pipe sticking up about 2" above the ground. How could I...
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    Is this a tick?

    I believe it to be what's known as a pseudoscorpion in case anyone cares lol
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    Is this a tick?

    Found this dude on my bathroom shower ceiling! Looks like a tick but the two long crab like things are throwing me off I thought they just had 4 legs on each side? This looks like 5 on each!!
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    Duct condensation again?

    Hey bud thanks for chiming in. I don't have exposed walls it's a finisher basement with poured concrete walls back there. The sweating seems to have stopped and the basement RH is still about 35%. I didn't do anything and that's what's weird. I'll dehumidify all summer long then see condensation...
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    Duct condensation again?

    Hi all. Not sure how or where to ask this question because it may apply across different topics or crafts. Last summer I had a ton of condensing on my unit and the trunk in the fully finished basement and after installing 2 70pt dehu's I got the RH to about 30-35% and condensation was greatly...
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    How to seal this sewer main seal leak?!?

    Hi all. So I'm not 110% sure it's the sewer main exit seal that is allowing a little seepage into my finished basement. But after yesterday's heavy rain, I had some water start behind the drywalled wall and walks around the corner to the exposed area (see pics). Last time this happened I...
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    What is this yellowish oil on line?!?

    Hi guys. Let me start by saying I was NOT running heat or AC just the fan. Had it running all day and when I came home I noticed a yellowish (see pics) oil that was only seeping from the condensate drain line where the fittings connect. Peeked inside the condensate pump and looks like there's a...
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    Is this a good price?

    What does that mean?
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    Is this a good price?

    I had a guy come out and give me a bid for a new deck here's the scope of work on his end: -Rip down old 228sqft deck and posts and haul out -Regrade ground underneath old deck and slope away from house (entire 228sqft area needs to come up about 12" -Set new posts -Remove first two rows of...
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    What are these discoloration spots on ceiling around screw heads?!?

    Hi guys, Back again with another question. Ever since we lived here for last 2 yrs I noticed these strange stains or discoloration marks on the basement ceiling drywall. I've monitored for over a year and nothing's changed or gotten worse. Good thing is is that it's not even noticeable, but it...
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    What's up with this fridge here?!?

    Thank you. I've been monitoring everyday and have not seen much water in there so I'm thinking maybe you're right about the crushed ice run off theory! The wife is obsessed with crushed ice lol
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    What's up with this fridge here?!?

    Copy, sounds like a good starting point. Thanks!
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