Search:

Type: Posts; User: j0hne

Search: Search took 0.13 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,691

    Shower Diverter not working

    Greetings All,

    I'm having trouble stopping the water flow from the tub faucet when the shower is running. I tried replacing the diverter and this only made the problem worst even though I used...
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    330

    Re: Sprinkler Backflow leak

    I don't have a pool.

    Many Thanks!
  3. Replies
    3
    Views
    330

    Sprinkler Backflow leak

    Greetings All,

    I'm not sure what this part does or what it is called, but I believe it is a blackflow device for an old sprinkler system. (can't upload a picture I took for some reason)

    It is...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    94,217

    Re: Determining if line is 15A or 20A?

    Thanks for the quick reply.

    Is there something I can look for on the breaker itself that would give me this information?
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    94,217

    Determining if line is 15A or 20A?

    I am replacing an outdoor receptacle. I was wondering if there is a way to determine whether the line can handle 20A using a multimeter?

    Are there any other ways to determine this?
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    44,934

    Re: Tips on sweating vertical pipes

    Thanks for the tips guys... I think the problem is that I'm putting too much flux and not wiping off the excess.
  7. Replies
    9
    Views
    44,934

    Tips on sweating vertical pipes

    Anyone have tips on sweating pipes that are in a vertical position?

    How can I keep the solder from running all over the place?
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    844

    Cleaning Tar off of Wires

    Greetings All,

    I am in the process of replacing the wiring in my swamp cooler. Found tar on the wires leading from the box to the cooler. ( I recently had my roof redone)

    Is there a safe way...
  9. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,672

    Replacement Toilet Gasket Doesn't Seem to Fit

    Greetings All,

    I tried to replace a toilet gasket for the sake of stopping a small leak. When I tried to install the new gasket there was too much space between the tank and the bowl. The tank...
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,590

    Re: Strange Humming Sound

    Should I just remove the transformer?...
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,590

    Strange Humming Sound

    I woke up to a strange humming sound emanating from the wall. I went down into the basement and found that the sound is coming from a box with this brown do-hickey attached to it. The sound comes...
  12. Replies
    1
    Views
    763

    Electric Ignition Won't Start

    Greetings All,

    I have a Lennox electric ignition furnace. When I turn up the thermostat I hear the furnace start (it even starts gas flow) but nothing lights.

    It has a box where all the...
  13. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,202

    Is it Worth Fixing?

    My grandmother's window A/C is blowing hot.

    It is a Hampton Bay HBLG6000R - 6000 Btu/h that is about 5 years old.

    Is this something worth fixing or am I better off just buying her a new one?
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,061

    GFCI ground question

    Greetings all,

    I am trying to replace an old combo switch/outlet for a GFCI combo. (It serves the kitchen light and runs power to another outlet near the sink.)

    Upon removing the old receptacle...
Results 1 to 14 of 14