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  1. Plumbing
    I am on the board of directors for a small condominium building (12 apartments, 4 stories, built in 1979) and I would like to know how to maintain the sanitary plumbing system efficiently. Here are some details about the sanitary plumbing: There are 8 risers total terminating on the roof (7 x...
  2. HVAC
    I heard that if you do not mind interruptions to your A/C unit, you do not need to pay around $100 for annual service. Is that true? Or will something bad happen if I do not get annual maintenance for my A/C unit?
  3. New Member Introductions
    I've been in facility maintenance for over 30 years and I'm very excited to become a part of DIY Chatroom.
  4. Appliances
    I have a Rinnai RUR199en tankless water heater. For maintenance I need to flush it with vinegar about once/year using a bucket of vinegar, 3/4" connection hoses, and a submersible pump. Rinnai won't recommend a pump to use for this operation. They only recommend that it push just 4GPM. The...
  5. HVAC
    We just got our new home and it has a Heil furnace. The model is #N8MSN0701412A2 and we are unable to locate the Air Filter. It seems like it was installed upside down and there is no filter location on either side of the furnace itself. I am attaching pictures in the hopes that someone may be...
  6. New Member Introductions
    My name is Joe, I am the owner of a small cleaning and maintenance (property preservation) company in CT. Because I'm nobody's maid, I focus on marketing for tougher jobs, and because of that, I get asked to do things that I have little experience with. It doesn't happen often, but it does...
  7. New Member Introductions
    My name is Alan. I currently run 2 property businesses one providing commercial & domestic maintenance & 1 providing development & refurbishments. We hope we can assist & advise members or guests with any of their property related DIY issues. We are here to help !
  8. Plumbing
    am on city sewer lines been in this house for 19 years and have never done any maintenance on the main sewer lines yes i just knocked on wood lol just wondering ... any suggestions for anything that can be flushed down toilets to clean up any dried .... ummmm .... dried crud (you know...
  9. Tools
    I learned yesterday -- the hard way -- that I don't know as much about drill press safety as I should. Today, I'm here to find out what I didn't know but should have. I have a 3-4 year old Sears Craftsman 2/3 HP bench-top drill press. I have been using it off and on during those 3-4 years...
  10. Project Showcase
    recently purchased this 100 year old house. Property is about 150' x 100' and comes with a tiny 2 room house and carriage house. It has been used as a doctor/dentist office for the entirety of its life and has not been lived in in about 40+ to my knowledge. I will begin working on it end of this...
  11. HVAC
    Hey guys I just bought a house with a Trane XL1200 AC unit (no heat pump) outside. I dont have an owners manual and want to do a yearly tune up on it. Honestly i have never worked on an AC unit and wanted to know how to do a few things. 1.) Check and refill the refridgerant 2.) Clean fins...
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