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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:47 AM

Re: LED bulbs for can lights

Thanks, Phil!

The guys at HD said that the bulbs have to be specifically rated for ceiling fans due to vibrations... Anyone know if that is BS?

Wed Oct 22

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kmart00 replied to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 11:00 AM

Re: Offer accepted...

congrats! best wishes for a swift and uneventful closing process :)

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:34 AM

Re: LED bulbs for can lights

I replaced my high-hat lamps (can lights) with Cree CR6 and CR4s (similar to the retrofit listed above) and am very happy with them

The bulbs to OP went with werent available at the time, else I might have checked them out as [more]

Fri Oct 10

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kmart00 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 5:20 PM

Re: Fair market value

If you want to know what a dealer will truly offer (at least in the northeast), pay for a 1 month subscription to galves.com

It is EXACTLY what the dealerships offer

I would offer $500-750 over [more]

Thu Oct 2

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kmart00 replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 4:45 PM

Re: Discover card promos

I can confirm that Discover honored the $500 cashback bonus part of things.

The account analytics, the cashback bonus. Discover really is a great card... Its a shame so many retailers dont accept it!

Wed Oct 1

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kmart00 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:46 PM

Re: The Powers That Be

whoa?!

What region are you in?

Maybe now is the time to lock in to a fixed contract with a third party supplier?

Tue Sep 23

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:28 PM

Re: Mower gas fumes

kid who sometimes mows my lawn (when Im away) has electric mower. Not too bad! Much lighter/easier to maneuver.

I very much prefer my electric leaf blower over my gas string trimmer

The only thing I wouldnt do is an electric snow [more]

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:51 PM

Re: Mower gas fumes

I had a snowblower that I used last winter and stored in the (attached, but no opening from garage to house) garage after use

Few hours later, we ended up calling the fire department as our basement REEEEEKED of gasoline (didnt think to [more]

Fri Sep 12

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kmart00 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:26 PM

Re: How do you buy insurance?

If you are employed by a company with such benefits, I've found that the discount I got by switching from Geico to their program saved me 15-20%

I would look in to this as well. But the previous point holds: I suspect that many times yo uget [more]

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:05 AM

Re: where to buy a taco pump for boiler system

thanks for the reply!

I am very new to heating :)

I found a forum on another site where they walked me thru the process of replacing the pump--seems doable to me. They recommended, after seeing the pump I'm replacing (B&G LR20BF [more]

Wed Sep 10

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kmart00 posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:09 AM

where to buy a taco pump for boiler system

hi all,

So, I am considering a DIY circulator pump replacement on my hydronic heat system.

Someone sent me a link to supplyhouse.com.

Anyone have experience with this reseller? I tried [more]

Wed Jul 30

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:45 AM

Re: Sprinkler system question

I'm in NJ. I dont need a putting green, but my front lawn is not doing so well.. So I just wanted to figure out if the cost and maintenance of a sprinkler system is worth it to me.

BTW-- I hire a HS kid to mow/trim the hedges when I cant get [more]

Tue Jul 29

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:29 AM

Re: Sprinkler system question

Wow! This has garnered quite a response!

Thank you so much for all the advice :)

Being a new homeowner, I think I need to build my tool collection--first purchase looks to be a very long tape mearuse to start drawing up a plan to [more]

Mon Jul 28

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 5:09 PM

Re: Sprinkler system question

this is all great info! Thanks so much!

I have to admit, I am much more tempted now to try to install a system myself.

Only gripe I have is that I just sent the plumber packing (ie, had him out twice already this year to put in a [more]

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kmart00 posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:13 AM

Sprinkler system question

Hi all,

After hefting the hoses out to water my lawn yesterday, I am really starting to wonder if I should get a sprinkler system installed.

My question is what kind of annual maintenance they require? How hard is it to winterize? [more]

Wed Jul 23

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:06 AM

Re: jenn air extended warranty?

I've heard that the older Jenn Airs seem ko, but the newer ones may not be of the same caliber.

Thanks for the opinions! Still not 100% sure yet, but I'll let you know once I make a decision...

Tue Jul 22

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kmart00 posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:58 PM

jenn air extended warranty?

Hi all,

Normally, I consider extended service plans a colossal waste of money... Then I bought a house with a Jenn Air downdraft range. After spending over $350 for the burner cartridge (it came with a grill on the left side, we wanted [more]

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