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    Re: Old Harden Fire Extinguisher

    Not to mention Carbon Tet also degrades when exposed to high heat (i.e. fire) and produces phosgene gas. This was one of the gases used in WWI...:eek:
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    Re: need ideas on our porch

    You have a lovely home. If I may offer a sugestion ...have you concidered a small railing along the front? I think it would give it a finished look to the porch.
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    Re: Home inspection nightmare? Need advice!!! HELP

    I agree with the above writer.It is a common real estate ploy to ask the world and hope for a reduction in price. As the first responder mentioned it is all a matter how motivated a seller you are....
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    Re: imtermittent pilot lite

    I'd concider a backdraft down the stack blowing out the pilot.Look for wind velocity and/or direction when this problem occurs.For example,I used to have a similar problem in a house I used to have...
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    Re: frozen drain

    It is quite likely the line is frozen between the outlet from the house and the main.Prolonged freezing weather probably has lowered your frost line deeper than usual .You don't mention where you...
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    Re: existing concrete porch floor needs update

    I am concidering an commercial grade outdoor tile. Proper prep is needed to the concrete before applying the thinset adhesive mortar. A little research on the internet will reveal the correct...
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    Re: Sillcock absent Shut-off Valve

    I agree with Blue. I spent 40 + years in a colder climate and I have seen water freeze in an open ended run of pipe(especially in a vertical run or a horizonal run not sloped towards the opened...
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    Re: Advise on Replacing Cast Iron Waste Pipe

    Better off in the long run?......possibly.Unless there is an issue with the existing piping tying into existing cast iron pipe can be a fairly easy matter. I tie into cast all the time using either a...
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