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Posted 01-19-2010 at 06:05 PM by Leah Frances

This may be a much less damaging way to complain about my crappy experiences DIYing. Like the plumbing disaster weekend that didn't end until Monday. Came home at 1am on Saturday to find my RO unit dumping water out of the faucet all over everywhere, drunk enough that it took me a minute to remember that I could easily turn off water to the unit.

Followed by a sewer line disaster that involved having to clean up used toilet paper and UGGGG. I can't even think about it.
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Top 20 Ways to Know Youre a Serious DIY'er

Posted 01-18-2010 at 02:58 AM by faucetman886

Well I have been watching the late night show wars on NBC. I really never thought I could have a career in show business, but they started advertising that they wanted someone to take the Tonight Show slot when Conan Obrien refused.Then I ran across “The Top Ten Ways you know You’re a Hard Core DIY’er” on my favorite DIY blogsite, ArmchairDIY. My thought, immediately, was that I could become a cross between David Letterman and Tim Allen. In real life I wouldn’t even have to act, just add 200lbs...
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Toilet Repair 102...leaks

Posted 01-08-2010 at 04:57 AM by faucetman886

As promised with Wednesday’s blog, today I’m going to embark on a brief discussion of leaking toilets. I’m not talking about running toilets that are leaking through the flapper valve, that was covered on Wednesday, I’m talking about you walk into your bathroom and feel water around your ankles type of leaking. Maybe it’s more subtle and the leak is pouring down through the ceiling from the upstairs bathroom? Now assuming that you don’t have kids like mine, who were famous for floods by caused by...
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My Take on 10 Ways to Reduce your Dietary Footprint

Posted 12-28-2009 at 03:14 AM by faucetman886

Well I would like to start today's blog by hoping that all of you had a wonderful Christmas and that you are prepared for a much better new year than 2009 was for most of us. Personally and financially I don't know that I could take another one like this past year.

While researching for something to write about for today‘s blog I ran across an article discussing 10 easy ways to start decreasing your dietary footprint. This article was quoted from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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DIY geo thermal system

Posted 12-21-2009 at 08:48 AM by rudolph58

Just thought I would post a few pictures of the system I installed this spring at my house.
It is a vertical well non pressurized set-up that I made.4 well header.
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