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  1. Plumbing
    Hi, I've seen this topic was discussed before but my setup is different from the other ones I found. I've done this before in my previous house and comfortable with the task provided I familiarize myself with the setup. I see this inside a box near my city water line. I haven't seen a valve...
  2. Plumbing
    I moved into my house recently so I haven't had to deal with winterizing hose bibs yet. I went to do so now and it seems like the release valve (maybe not the right name) is welded shut. Any idea what's up with that? Or what I should do to winterize? Here's a pic:
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi all! Hard to imagine with the heat that we are experiencing right now, but I have a new old house and I want to start planning some end of summer/winterization of my lawn. Here are the specs: 1. Long Island, NY (5 miles from ocean) - sandy soil, good drainage 2. .6 acre lot / with...
  4. Plumbing
    Is there a particular adapter used to connect the air compressor to the outside spigot for blowing out the plumbing lines then turning all the water valves off in the house and pressure testing the pipes for 20 minutes to confirm it holds pressure and there are no leaks. The adapter i imagine...
  5. Remodeling
    Hello. We have a porch that is surrounded by the outside on three sides. On the one interior wall, it has a glass sliding patio door to our dining room. The exterior walls are largely lined by windows. The floor of the porch basically has a crawl space under it, not foundation. Even though...
  6. Building & Construction
    I am looking to winterize my porch - ie those plastic zippered "walls" that you see either at bars or catering halls....anyone know what it would be called or where to get them??? Thanks, Adam
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