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  1. Pest Control
    For over 18 months now we’re slowly losing our house and our possessions due to bugs YES bugs!!! It all started with simple with carpet beetles and I was on top of it.. I caught and Collected a nice fat larvae for the Orkin guy who had no clue it was a carpet beetle Ugh… I had already gotten...
  2. HVAC
    My heating system is losing pressure and now requires topping up daily via the filling loop in order for the boiler to work. I have a Vaillant Eco boiler with a large tank in the loft. The filling tap is located next to the tank in the loft. There is a pressure gauge next to both the tank and...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Well, let's see; I'm a dad, an independent voter, a former Marine and DAV, a widower, a homeowner, an environmental advocate, pro-labor and pro-union, and I'm retired. I served as a Legal Services Specialist in the Corps, which duties were focused on administrative work dealing with...
  4. Plumbing
    Hello - I am needing to replace the outside spigot in my 1975 house. The problem is, I'm not sure how to remove it, and what prep work will be needed once removed to accept a new spigot. My neighbor a few years ago tried removing his spigot. He took a wrench to it and started turning, only to...
  5. Remodeling
    I know this is quite a stretch. But if it were possible to construct a bathroom, what are your opinions on where to start. What are we looking at for plumbing. Can I Fit a pedestal sink, toilet and walk in shower? What would it take for me to construct a shower where the toilet is...
  6. Plumbing
    My sink was dripping so i decided to fix it. I shut the water off to the house at the street. no water comes out when i turn any other faucet on, yet somehow, my bathroom sink is still dripping! How is water coming out of the bathroom sink still, when the water is shut off?
  7. Electrical
    I switched 2 oil steam boilers , both had 110 volt water feeders on them , the gas boiler is mostly 24 volt , like the low water cut off , Is there a way to hook up the 110 volt water feeder from the old oil boiler to make it operate with the new 24 volt Low Water Cut-off some kind of...
  8. Plumbing
    Hello: I recently had my bathroom remodeled. I did the demo, had new tile installed on the shower walls above tub and floor. The tile was installed by a handyman, he did a pretty good job for the most part but I don't think he was completely versed regarding plumbing- he was more of a...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello guys I am a plumber, I live in London. Best regards
  10. Plumbing
    Ok so ill try to make this as short as possible. I installed a new shower and tub, previous to that I couldn't fill my tub with hot water unless I filled it with the shower, if I used the faucet it would come out barely warm. Now I have replaced the copper tubbing valves etc. and neither the...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, William Cato here from the Lake of the Ozarks area. I am new to this forum but old to DIY. I have been a professional plumber for over 20 years and love repairing furniture and selling them online. I am also a writer and find forums a great inspiration.
  12. Plumbing
    First the water stops and presently my toilet won’t stop flushing. Last time I checked a few of hour past the bathroom water was staying inside the bathroom. This rain should stop presently. I’m undecided what amount longer I even have before the plumbing in my toilet breaks down totally. My...
  13. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I am mostly in a wheelchair but allowed to walk some. I want to have a counter top stove lowered but I have heard there are bars you can put behind the counter top stove that you can move it up and down. So when I am standing it is the right height and when I am sitting it is the right site...
  14. Building & Construction
    (A)(E)What is a General Contractor?:) (B)(list of) What is a General Contractor is responsible for?:thumbsup: (C)Should a General Contractor be at the job sight once a day?:laughing: (D)Why hire a Liscensed General Contractor?:laughing: (E)Does a Licensed electrician need to do the job or...
  15. Roofing/Siding
    We have had continual problems with wet drywall near our shower. Finally just tiled it to keep shower spray off. Then the nearby door molding started to swell with water. called a plumber. He attached a meter to the house and said we don't have any foundation leaks. Took off the shower...
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