Category Archives: Getting To Know Your Home

Coming or Going?

Have had ideas for two posts again and they both deal with plumbing, at least tangentially. I decided to go with the coming side of plumbing and will save the going idea for later. Without further ado, let me explain.

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Coming or Going?

Have had ideas for two posts again and they both deal with plumbing, at least tangentially. I decided to go with the coming side of plumbing and will save the going idea for later. Without further ado, let me explain.

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You Must Be Trippin’

If you don’t have this box beside your furnace, you may have this annoying situation like I did of tripping over plastic pipes running along the floor to the floor drain. Or you may see one of these boxes in

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You Must Be Trippin’

If you don’t have this box beside your furnace, you may have this annoying situation like I did of tripping over plastic pipes running along the floor to the floor drain. Or you may see one of these boxes in

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Exploring the Deep Dark Recesses of Your Attic

During this first truly warm day of spring I’m contemplating the start of my week and the beginning of the season for getting up in 120+ degree attics during home inspections due to improperly ventilated attic spaces. Trust me, I

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Exploring the Deep Dark Recesses of Your Attic

During this first truly warm day of spring I’m contemplating the start of my week and the beginning of the season for getting up in 120+ degree attics during home inspections due to improperly ventilated attic spaces. Trust me, I

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Water Heater or Hot Water Tank, But NOT Hot Water Heater!!

Let me get this off my chest right now, it is NOT a hot water heater! If the water is hot it doesn’t need heating and saying hot water heater is a double negative. If you call it this in

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Water Heater or Hot Water Tank, But NOT Hot Water Heater!!

Let me get this off my chest right now, it is NOT a hot water heater! If the water is hot it doesn’t need heating and saying hot water heater is a double negative. If you call it this in

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Bondage and Your Gas Line

Now that I have your attention, the article is really about bonding. I know, not nearly as interesting but I promise that for DIYers it is a very important concept to grasp. I pulled this quick definition off of Wikipedia,

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Bondage and Your Gas Line

Now that I have your attention, the article is really about bonding. I know, not nearly as interesting but I promise that for DIYers it is a very important concept to grasp. I pulled this quick definition off of Wikipedia,

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It’s Electric, Boogie Woogie Woogie

Thought I would “slide” a quick post in on a cold and blustery day. Get it? “Slide”. The Electric Slide done to Marcia Griffiths Electric Boogie? Anyone……Bueller, Bueller? So it’s not that funny/clever/witty!? So what!? If I humor myself that’s

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It’s Electric, Boogie Woogie Woogie

Thought I would “slide” a quick post in on a cold and blustery day. Get it? “Slide”. The Electric Slide done to Marcia Griffiths Electric Boogie? Anyone……Bueller, Bueller? So it’s not that funny/clever/witty!? So what!? If I humor myself that’s

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Slapping Some Lipstick On A Pig

I like this saying. Basically, even if you put lipstick on a pig and snazz it up it is still a pig. You know, now that I write this it sounds a bit misogynistic of me so please forgive me.

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Slapping Some Lipstick On A Pig

I like this saying. Basically, even if you put lipstick on a pig and snazz it up it is still a pig. You know, now that I write this it sounds a bit misogynistic of me so please forgive me.

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