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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 01:31 AM
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Posted By havasu
Why do I only see water bottles at the bar?

Why do I only see water bottles at the bar?
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 30,853
Posted By havasu
Your little tractor is in the way of my pool!

Your little tractor is in the way of my pool!
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-29-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 107
Posted By havasu
The manifold system is pretty slick. Worth it, I...

The manifold system is pretty slick. Worth it, I don't know...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,656
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Posted By havasu
The Naked and Afraid folks would have eaten it....

The Naked and Afraid folks would have eaten it. Maybe if you dropped your drawers, the moth would have tasted better?
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By havasu
Yeah, I even purchased a small quart can and told...

Yeah, I even purchased a small quart can and told her to mix and label the paint into the new can. Nope, she just threw the colors and sheens back and fourth between the two gallon cans.
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 30,853
Posted By havasu
I spent two hours touching up the walls yesterday...

I spent two hours touching up the walls yesterday with fresh paint only to discover the G/F mixed the flat paint with matching gloss paint of the same color. Today I have to go to Home Depot to get...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-29-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By havasu
I merged the two different threads for ease of...

I merged the two different threads for ease of viewing.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-27-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By havasu
That expanding foam would make one hell of a mess...

That expanding foam would make one hell of a mess if one of your pipes leaked. As far as a good insulation, I'm from the flatlands where the only cold comes from a refrigerator, so I will sit back...
Forum: Drain and Sewer Cleaning 07-26-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By havasu
You most likely have a blockage well beyond what...

You most likely have a blockage well beyond what a coat hanger can reach. For a few bucks, a professional can clear this for you.
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 30,470
Posted By havasu
This December, I will have been retired for 5...

This December, I will have been retired for 5 years. I love it!
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 21,763
Posted By havasu
As I stare at my home air conditioner.... ...

As I stare at my home air conditioner....


"Don't fail me now!"
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-24-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By havasu
Fill valves in toilets have often been the source...

Fill valves in toilets have often been the source for the strange noises heard in homes today. It seems that you just may have solved your predicament.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 126
Posted By havasu
Looking at homedepot.com right now, I see they...

Looking at homedepot.com right now, I see they are carrying two models of Waste King, one for ~$155 and the other for ~$209. Under the Insinkerator Brand, there are 42 models available with a...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 126
Posted By havasu
That is correct. I have no affiliations at all....

That is correct. I have no affiliations at all. I'm just a home owner here volunteering my time, as everyone else here, to provide as much information to help others just for an occasional thumbs up,...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By havasu
A picture is worth a thousand words.

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 126
Posted By havasu
Waste King half the price of Insinkerator? ...

Waste King half the price of Insinkerator?

I'm beginning to smell a former member who was actually someone who worked at Waste King, and was banned for trying to promote un-truths. I apologize if...
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 07-23-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By havasu
If you shut off power to an electric water...

If you shut off power to an electric water heater, all this will do is stop the water from becoming hot. Every time you turn on your warm handle faucet, you are slowly draining and refilling the...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By havasu
It sounds as if you have a main line clog. Yes, a...

It sounds as if you have a main line clog. Yes, a plumber can help you and your previous diagnosis regarding root intrusion is probably spot on.
Forum: Water Heaters and Softeners 07-23-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By havasu
No. I have a vacation home where the summers will...

No. I have a vacation home where the summers will reach 115-120 degrees. I always shut down my electric water heater in the summer for the same reason. Just understand that without a constant...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 126
Posted By havasu
No, this is certainly a concern. This is why I...

No, this is certainly a concern. This is why I always use the Insinkerator brand. Also, they are relatively inexpensive and quick to install.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By havasu
Use a screwdriver for leverage and twist the...

Use a screwdriver for leverage and twist the flange (on top of the disposal) away to the left and it will fall into your hands.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-23-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By havasu
I dislike salesman who jump on a forum just to...

I dislike salesman who jump on a forum just to sell their stuff. He go bye-bye.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By havasu
I considered both the Teflon tape as well as a...

I considered both the Teflon tape as well as a rubber coated washer to temporarily stop the leak, but discovered the water was dripping through a 1/8" hole on the face of the valve, which I presume...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By havasu
A question for the experts. I never checked the...

A question for the experts. I never checked the pressure with the old PRV, but after installing the new one, the pressure was noticeably lower. Since I couldn't find the pressure gauge, I screwed in...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 07-18-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By havasu
Who did the recent work at the utility sink? It...

Who did the recent work at the utility sink? It appears to me that the sink is now connected at the clean out rather that the intended sewer line. If you cap off the upper hole, does the water...
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