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  1. Re: shower knob is turned off all the way but water still comes out of the shower.

    Hi,
    I'm not one of the local plumbing experts, but I've had experience with that in the past. The leak is usually caused by a problem in the faucet valve (it's the part that is behind the handle)....
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    Re: Shower faucet valve question

    It's good to know that whatever valve type I pull out can be replaced by a cartridge or compression valve.

    Thanks for the info Jack.
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    Re: New thermostat wiring

    That's what I was thinking could be the culprit, but I'm trying to rule out any other problems before dropping some more cash :D

    I was looking up part #s for better detail to the problem, and it...
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    Re: New thermostat wiring

    Yep, I put a fresh set of batteries in the thermostat beforehand, and I made sure to set the jumper on the back to HG (gas furnace) and not HE (electric furnace). I didn't even try running the...
  5. Re: Buying and installing a ceiling fan - tips?

    You may also want to do some searching for sizing recommendations ******; you can use the square footage of a room (or the metric equivilant :) ) to purchase a fan that will adequately circulate air...
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    New thermostat wiring

    Hello everyone,
    I replaced the older Sears HVAC thermostat the other evening. It's wired up as a 4-wire, with a jumper between Rc and Rh. The sheath containing the 'stat wires is labeled "Type 5",...
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    Shower faucet valve question

    Hi everyone,
    I'm getting ready to replace the hot and cold valves in my shower/tub area, and had a general question. I understand the differences between the various types of valves (ball, disc,...
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