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Repairing Leaking Polybutylene Pipe with PEX Pipe and Sharkbite PEX Fittings

September 25th, 2013 · No Comments

I came across a mobile home that had a bad leak under a sink from some old polybutylene (PB) plumbing.  The plastic plumbing had deteriorated and it was leaking from its connections  I tried fixing the leaks with rubber washers I had on hand and teflon thread tape, but it wasn’t working as well as I had hoped.  After reasearching the […]

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Tags: Home · Maintenance · Tools

How I Fixed My AC When it Stopped Working

August 18th, 2010 · No Comments

My AC, Heater and Thermostat stopped working one day. This is how I tracked down the problem and fixed it.

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Tags: Home · Maintenance · Safety

Rekeying a Schlage Deadbolt Lock

December 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This is part 3 of a three part series on rekeying locks. In this article I will relate my experience rekeying a Schlage deadbolt lock.

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Tags: Home · Maintenance

Tools and Parts Commonly Found in Lock Rekeying Kits

December 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Continuation of article series on rekeying locks. This article identifies many tools and parts commonly found in lock rekeying kits.

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Tags: empty · Home · Maintenance

Getting Your Locks Rekeyed

December 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

This post describes how you can rekey your own locks and provides links to resources for getting the materials for and further information on rekeying locks.

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Tags: Home · Maintenance

A Letter to a Homeowner’s Association

June 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

A neighborhood is made better by neighbors working together, this article talks about efficient recycling, Neighborhood Watch programs, safety and fiscal responsibility in home owner associations.

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Tags: Home · Home Owners Association · Neighborhood Watch · Recycling · Safety

Getting Boxes for Moving

January 17th, 2008 · No Comments

You can find boxes of all sizes for sale at almost anywhere.  Storage Companies, Moving Companies, Super Stores, even the Post Office.  But what if you are like me and want to find boxes on the cheap?

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Tags: Home · Moving

Trying to get a door from Sears

January 17th, 2008 · No Comments

I remember going to sears with my family when I was a child.  I remember my brother and I playing with the doors they sold. Opening and closing doors, playing hide and seek – We had a good time with those Sears doors way back then.  Good luck finding a Sears door these days.

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Tags: Home · Maintenance

The Break In

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Shortly after we bought our home, and before we moved in, someone broke into our home.

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Tags: Home · Moving

Playing Catch Up

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

I wouldn’t say I am a slacker by any means, but it is obvious that I haven’t posted to this blog in over a month.  However, even then I was not up to date on my posts.  Today I have decided to attempt to update my blogs at least once a week.  I have a […]

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Tags: Home