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    Re: Dueling Toilets

    Thanks for the replies. I have lowered the level in toilet 2 and we'll see how it works. Thanks again.
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    Re: Horse aspirin in toilet tank

    Thanks for the replies. I learned a lot about chemicals in the tank on Toiletology101.com. I talked to my wife about it and she had just seen an add for some scrubbing bubble cleaner that gets...
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    Re: Gurgling Drain

    Thanks! I went to toiletology101. Learned a lot. Also am concluding that it may be a vent issue. This weekend I'll check to see if they are snow or ice covered. If not, it's a job for the pros.
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    Re: Long, hard drip from Hand held shower

    Thanks for the reply. I had an inkling that it was letting air in slowly but needed reassurance.
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    Horse aspirin in toilet tank

    My wife insists on putting those toilet cleaner blocks that look like horse aspirins into the toilet tank. I think that these things cause premature failure of the seals in the tank. I notice that...
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    Dueling Toilets

    In my 2 year old home I have 2 bathrooms. Often times when I flush the toilet in the main bathroom the tank fills normally but when it stops the toilet in the master bath begins a short refill cycle...
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    Gurgling Drain

    I have a 2 year old bathroom. About six months ago I began noticing that when I use the sink, the drain gurgles. The water goes down with good speed but shortly after all water has exited the sink...
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    Long, hard drip from Hand held shower

    I have a 2 year old house with a tub sized walk in shower. It has a single handled mixer valve that adjusts for temp but not for pressure (i.e. it's either on or off). The shower head is hand held. ...
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    Re: Moldy basement wall.

    Things are starting to come together on this project. I think we have to mold licked and are deciding on the insulation. We are thinking about blown in Optima Fiberglass in the stud cavities,...
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    Re: Moldy basement wall.

    Canuk:
    Thanks, this helps. I've been running a dehumidifier to dry things out and it doesn't look quite as dire as when I first opened things up.
    If I decide to use fiberglass again, would you...
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    Moldy basement wall.

    I have an 18 month old house with a walk out basement. The walk out is vinyl sided, Tyvexed, sheathed with OSB, insulated with fiberglass batts R-19, 2x6 studs with a plastic vapor barrier. The...
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