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  • pushkins's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    pushkins replied to a thread Subfloor Repair in Flooring
    Sorry for the late reply, been one of those weeks. Yes , definitely replace any wet insulation from the top side, for the cost of insulation I'd...
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  • FordMan59's Avatar
    05-21-2016, 10:45 AM
    FordMan59 replied to a thread Subfloor Repair in Flooring
    Thanks Pushkins. This is a double wide mobile home so the only load bearing walls are the front, center and rear walls. I haven't torn out much...
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  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 10:10 PM
    mrcaptainbob replied to a thread Ice door issue.... in Appliances
    You're good, Dan O. That's exactly what I needed to know. The issue is (are...) (procrastination) burned out bulb, spring not closing flapper door...
    2 replies | 70 view(s)
  • pushkins's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 07:35 PM
    pushkins replied to a thread Subfloor Repair in Flooring
    Your on the right path, there are a couple of variables that can come into play. The most important would be, "Is the subfloor beneath the wall...
    3 replies | 106 view(s)
  • pushkins's Avatar
    05-19-2016, 07:19 PM
    pushkins replied to a thread Floor repair in Flooring
    Use an oil based paint sealer like Zinnser or Kilz. Why they require an oil ased sealer is two fold, 1. it wont swell the particle board when aplied...
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  • Dan O.'s Avatar
    05-19-2016, 11:36 AM
    Dan O. replied to a thread Ice door issue.... in Appliances
    . You didn't say what issues you were dealing with but the dispenser door itself is a common failure point. You can see a video of accessing it at...
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  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-18-2016, 09:32 PM
    We have a GE model GSS25JFMCWW that has the ice door flapper issue. I need to order parts, but would like to get that trim ring off first to see...
    2 replies | 70 view(s)
  • 1Chris's Avatar
    05-18-2016, 08:08 PM
    1Chris started a thread Floor repair in Flooring
    I've had self stick vinyl tiles on particle board in three rooms for 20 + years. Water heater leaked for several months in laundry room and soaked...
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  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-16-2016, 08:35 PM
    Thanks, Dan O. I'll look at the water levels.
    2 replies | 77 view(s)
  • FordMan59's Avatar
    05-16-2016, 01:41 PM
    FordMan59 started a thread Subfloor Repair in Flooring
    As I've stated in other threads my water heater leaked a few weeks ago. I'm now at the stage where I'd like to start repairing sub-flooring damaged...
    3 replies | 106 view(s)
  • Dan O.'s Avatar
    05-16-2016, 12:14 AM
    Either there is insufficient water in the machine before the soap dispenser fully opens or water is not being sprayed properly after it opens. ...
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  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-15-2016, 08:49 PM
    It's a Maytag model DWB1000AWE, serial 10392485CE. The 'main wash' door is opened after all cycles are finished, except the soap from that pocket is...
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  • tperk100's Avatar
    05-15-2016, 03:27 AM
    Just had a pro install a new Wayne Dalton 9600 Thermogard Door. Like a dummy, I have hit it twice with my tow ball. I painted it so at least the...
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  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-13-2016, 09:26 PM
    The water system has been completely chlorinated. Sat from 4:00 pm yesterday 'till noon today. Flushed it through two sillcocks for a few hours....
    0 replies | 65 view(s)
  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-09-2016, 09:21 PM
    mrcaptainbob replied to a thread Water filtration.... in Plumbing
    Ha! I may have to use some myself!! Thanks for your help Speedbump.....
    4 replies | 96 view(s)
  • Speedbump's Avatar
    05-09-2016, 09:19 AM
    Speedbump replied to a thread Water filtration.... in Plumbing
    Unless your well is pumping sand, what little bit of sediment that comes from the well will be of no consequence. The water softener makes a far...
    4 replies | 96 view(s)
  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-08-2016, 12:37 PM
    mrcaptainbob replied to a thread Water filtration.... in Plumbing
    Thanks Speedbump. The system is: Well to a tee that branches to the pressure tank and to the softener. There is a bypass to the softener, which is in...
    4 replies | 96 view(s)
  • vipmaint70's Avatar
    05-08-2016, 10:56 AM
    vipmaint70 replied to a thread Burner Pots in Monitor Heaters
    thanks I have a guy that welds stuff for me i'll check and see if he has a tig
    4 replies | 153 view(s)
  • vipmaint70's Avatar
    05-08-2016, 10:55 AM
    vipmaint70 replied to a thread Burner Pots in Monitor Heaters
    Yeah I've been doing this for over 15 years now and this was new to me...I opened one up to put in a customers heater and was really surprised when I...
    4 replies | 153 view(s)
  • Speedbump's Avatar
    05-08-2016, 09:24 AM
    Speedbump replied to a thread Water filtration.... in Plumbing
    Yes there are Bob, but don't waste your money. First of all, the only one that will take anything out that matters is the carbon filter and it is...
    4 replies | 96 view(s)
  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-07-2016, 11:10 PM
    I'd like to put in place a set of three whole house water filters. I'd like to put in a 30 micron to a 5 micron to a taste and odor filter. I can...
    4 replies | 96 view(s)
  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-06-2016, 08:45 PM
    This was truly a team effort. From two super, super neighbor/friends, to my support group from Home Repair Forum (HayZee and Speedbump...), to so...
    12 replies | 383 view(s)
  • akaothermick's Avatar
    05-06-2016, 08:07 PM
    akaothermick replied to a thread Burner Pots in Monitor Heaters
    I have repaired a few cracked and warped pots and rings, using TIG welding, very precise and accurate and the heat can be dialed down enough for the...
    4 replies | 153 view(s)
  • hawkins111's Avatar
    05-06-2016, 12:46 PM
    hawkins111 replied to a thread Burner Pots in Monitor Heaters
    You will need a pretty good welder to get those fuel nozzles at the right angle, but they are around. The burner ring pins are easy. I am some what...
    4 replies | 153 view(s)
  • Speedbump's Avatar
    05-06-2016, 09:04 AM
    Speedbump replied to a thread Shallow well issue... in Plumbing
    We all knew you could do it!
    12 replies | 383 view(s)
  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-05-2016, 09:04 PM
    Got it working today. FINALLY!! It chugged water for over ten minutes through a 1.25 poly pipe a hundred feet long. In addition to the pump depth of...
    12 replies | 383 view(s)
  • vipmaint70's Avatar
    05-05-2016, 10:58 AM
    vipmaint70 started a thread Burner Pots in Monitor Heaters
    just wondering if any of you guys had ever purchased from monitor new burner pots with flaws...I have about 3 new 441 pots that have the fuel pipe at...
    4 replies | 153 view(s)
  • hawkins111's Avatar
    05-05-2016, 09:49 AM
    Good deal. You must have gotten the Monitor Part> Tom
    3 replies | 113 view(s)
  • woodauger's Avatar
    05-05-2016, 07:26 AM
    Thanks Tom - I had forgotton the final fitting in the heater is a female, as it's out of sight in the garage. The flue pieces I purchased contained...
    3 replies | 113 view(s)
  • mrcaptainbob's Avatar
    05-04-2016, 09:45 PM
    I have one splice in place. The one at the pump pigtail. Hairdryer or heat gun is not available at almost 500' from the house. Propane torch did it....
    9 replies | 267 view(s)
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