What did you do today?

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  1. Jul 25, 2016 #3081

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    Vinegar, unless diluted will dry out your rubber flapper and seals, so I would not recommend it.
     
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  2. Jul 25, 2016 #3082

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    you are on a septic system, use comit and a scrub sponge.

    then flush a the crap out of your septic tank.

    and buy some bakers yeast at the store, open the packet and flush the yeast

    the cleaning chemicals will stress out the little critter dudes

    feeding them yeast will make them happy again

    note...1 pack of yeast a month is a real good idea

    or you can buy rid ex same thing
     
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  3. Jul 26, 2016 #3083

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    I was thinking of using diluted vinegar, but not sure just how diluted. Maybe just a splash of vinegar along with some dish soap or something.

    I'm worried that comet will damage the plastic and rubber stuff in the toilet tank. Maybe I can use toothpaste and a scrub brush. I am seriously thinking of getting some sort of filter for the toilet supply line to catch some of the crud that is going in, but I don't know what kind would work. The water for the tub and sinks comes out brownish and leaves a sort of reddish brown/orangey residue, but for some reason inside of the toilet is now black. I hope it isn't some kind of mold.
     
  4. Jul 26, 2016 #3084

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    Use a non-soaped type of Brillo pad (little coils of steel that are made out of stainless steel) and a bit of elbow grease. It is not mold, it is just algae from having non-chlorinated water.
     
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  5. Jul 26, 2016 #3085

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    94 degrees inside my office and the air won't kick on and the owner is a slumlord. Guess I will be sweating for a while.
     
  6. Jul 26, 2016 #3086

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    I feel you chris. My little window unit is cranking as hard as it can. If it goes out I'm going home. Working on a take off for a kroger. I'm not going bake for it.
     
  7. Jul 26, 2016 #3087

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    I've made a lot of money off Kroger.
     
  8. Jul 26, 2016 #3088

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    Lots of remodels right now
     
  9. Jul 26, 2016 #3089

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    I do their distribution centers and have a contract with the plumbing and electrical contractor that has the contract for all their service work in SoCal, if it is underground I am usually the one digging it up.
     
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  10. Jul 27, 2016 #3090

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    Steady work to have. I'm out in virginia. Plumbing, hvac, and everything else my company can sell or make.
     
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    are you allowed to withhold rent in california till repairs are made ?
     
  12. Jul 27, 2016 #3092

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    Yes. Today I came in and it was working. I am scared to shut it off now.
     
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    I took my truck to get it's 60+k miles servicing. Came out to about $56 with tax. They cleaned the underside, put air in the tires, changed filters, etc. Didn't pull any bs or say I needed extras (this place never does). I think it helped that the carwash was broken so it was so filthy, they probably didn't want to work on it much. They wrote down the info on it so they can let me know when the airbag replacement comes in.

    Went to Petsmart with my mother and got some cleaning supplies that I gave to my brother as a hint. A pooper scooper, a scraper, and a little rake attachment along with carpet shampoo were part of it.

    Hope your AC holds out, Chris.
     
  14. Sep 2, 2016 #3094

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    I had a work comp audit this morning, they usually take a few hours and I get questioned to death. Guy was here 30 minutes said everything looked good and ran, literally ran out my door. Pretty sure he has some weekend plans to get to.
     
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    I was awakened at 0037 hours with my burglar alarm activating. Appears I have a faulty sensor, since the same zone screwed up a few months ago. I put in a request to get it fixed, but can probably expect at least a week before they get out to fix this little bugger.
     
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    Trying to get a weeks worth of paper work done today so I can go on vacation next week.
     
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    I just got a call from my wife that her dad fell in my kitchen and can't get up. He is in his 50's and is a hypochondriac and always screaming about pains. He will say he his back is out and have to miss something and then as soon as the women leave he is up doing whatever. He will sit in your car next to you and just scream out of nowhere about a little pain in his back or leg or something. It has gotten to the point where I just ignore him. So my wife rushed home from work this morning (I told her to just call an ambulance so if he was faking it at least it would cost him a bunch.) and she said he is up and walking fine but says his hip hurts. She is making him go to the hospital to have it looked at. We were all supposed to hop in the RV in a couple hours to go visit family in San Diego. Not sure if he finally really hurt himself or if it is another fake injury. I guess we will see in a few.
     
  18. Sep 4, 2016 #3098

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    Sounds like a fund day. Did you get to go to San Diego?
     
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    Yeah I'm here now.

    Turns out her dad had no injuries. But while they were there they figured out he is two minutes from a heart attack so they are doing a bunch of stuff and getting him in a bunch of medication.
     
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    Spent an extra long labour day weekend driving to Montreal and back. Good little get away with the wife before I leave her behind when I go to New Hampshire in a few weeks.
     

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