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    Maintenance of heating/a/c units

    Most are GE thru the wall with some others are LG electronics thru the wall, both types have the outside plastic fins with the top one below the blowing air being the pull out filter, behind the filter is a screw to help fasten the front housing on.
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    Maintenance of heating/a/c units

    I work as a maintenance assistant in a Nursing and Rehab center, part of my duties require that I clean the filters on room heating and a/c units. So far it's been to take a brush and clean whatever lint has built up on them every month or so, I have noticed that some have a lot of buildup and...
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    How many folks use the energy saving bulbs?

    Due to fact that the old type light bulbs were mandated to stop production as if January 2014 yes I will be using them until the supply runs out of the old type, although I have noticed at the Nursing home that I am a maintenance man at uses nothing but the energy savers and they don't last...
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    Noisy bathroom exhaust

    The owners of the facility do not think that the noisy fans are a priority so the ball is in their court and until it gets much worse the problem won't be addressed. Sent from my iPhone using Home Repair
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    Noisy bathroom exhaust

    Ok that helps,I will investigate a little farther with the info you guys have give me, thanks.i do know that it seems to be more of a nuisance to those that help clean or assist the elder with showering, the owners don't think it is a big deal, so we shall see how far addressing the situation...
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    Noisy bathroom exhaust

    I have a question about the noise coming from the bathroom exhaust in a senior citizen apartment complex, I generally do the yard work at one that is close to where I work and at times the nurses ask if I can help with tasks inside the building, 3 or 4 exhaust or vent ducts have louder noise...
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    Clothes Washer problem

    Actually it turned out that a white wire was broken on the power cord It was down farther into the back where I didn't spot it at first,Thanks for the helpful suggestions guys!
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    Clothes Washer problem

    I have an older whirlpool clothes washer, the coupler between the motor and transmission broke into pieces and the washer wouldn't spin. I ordered another replacement coupler and replacing that wasn't much of a problem, the disassembly however was not so easy and I had to take the outer shell...
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