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answered How long will stored powder charges last?
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answered Ceiling fan electrical connection
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comment I've noticed the water from the sink won't heat up, while the water in both bathrooms heats fine.
If you turn off the cold water under the sink, then open the tap to the full hot position, does the water get hot? Does it even come out at all?
Jul
21
comment Can I use a pool pump to drain a shallow well?
A pool pump would not be appropriate here. Typically they are not capable of priming more than a foot or two above water. That's why they are always installed adjacent to the pool at nearly the same height as the deck.
Jul
21
comment repairing concrete damaged by anchors
Pics or it didn't happen.
Jul
17
answered Gutted a basement and found a window, what should I do?
Jul
17
answered Central air conditioner grounding wire size difference
Jul
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comment What might cause water to leak under or behind a bathtub?
If, for example, the spigot is leaking but the puddle is on the floor, then the water has to travel from the spigot to the floor. That travel is what you are looking for.
Jul
15
answered What might cause water to leak under or behind a bathtub?
Jul
14
revised Persistent sewage smell coming from basement drain
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Jul
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answered Bathroom exhaust Fan
Jul
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answered Persistent sewage smell coming from basement drain
Jul
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revised Can I remove my vent covers without disconnecting the duct?
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Jul
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comment Air Conditioner woes: water pooling in basement, condensation on ducts, frost on outdoor copper pipe
A spinning fan is not enough to know that the compressor is running. The compressor is the tank looking thing in the bottom of the condenser. It sounds like a refrigerator when it starts up. In your case, since you see frost on the refrigerant line we can assume that your compressor is running. There is nothing else in the system that could get the refrigerant cold enough to cause frost.
Jul
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comment Air Conditioner woes: water pooling in basement, condensation on ducts, frost on outdoor copper pipe
Yes, the sniffer should be able to detect an active leak of any size. If the leak is dependent on something like the dryer being in direct sunlight for 8 hours, then it might be missed. But that is very unlikely.
Jul
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answered Air Conditioner woes: water pooling in basement, condensation on ducts, frost on outdoor copper pipe
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comment FPE panels replaced
The only way to know is to ask your insurance company.