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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-29-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
Killing Power to gas water heater?

Since I'll be gone from house during winter for several months, I'm going to kill electric power to gas water heater at the fuse panel.

There is also a 110AC connection from the gas water tank,...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-17-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
Shut off gas water heater ?

On another note.....

Should I turn-off both the gas to my hot water heater, and shut-off the electrical breaker to that source also ?

Also, there is a 100V connection on the bottom on the gas...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-15-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
In response to FatLazyLess instructions to...

In response to FatLazyLess instructions to winterize toilets
"after you pump out all the water with a boat bailer pump, add a pint of pink of recreational vehicle antifreeze, $2.58 gal, into the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By bigdog
Need ride to Logan airport

I need to get a ride to Logan airport for my wife, my cat, and myself.

I called a local limo service, and was given a price of $225 'one way'', and that did not include a gratuity. Granted, this...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-30-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
Answering my own question after some research.......

Answering my own question after some research....
The 100v AC line on the gas hot water heater is used to get the pilot light burning !
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-30-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
My mistake, i stated that 'a 110v wire that comes...

My mistake, i stated that 'a 110v wire that comes off the gas furnace', that was incorrect, the wire comes off the 'gas furnace'.

Thoughts ?
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-29-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
Well Pump and Gas Furnace Shutdown ?

First, sorry if these questions which sound stupid and rudimentary, but have never shutdown house systems for long periods of time…..

Well Pump Shutdown
Trying to determine electrical source for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,086
Posted By bigdog
Howie Carr available on Live streaming

Folks....

You can download an App from the Google App store to your mobile phone or PC/Laptop and listen to Howie Carr everyday over live streaming. You can also watch Howie every day on YouTube...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-19-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By bigdog
Property Management companies ?

Can folks provide some referrals for property management companies around Laconia/Gilford area.

Their only purpose, would be to check on the property during the winter.
I have family and...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-16-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By bigdog
Rodent control ?

Contemplating buying an ultrasonic rodent repellent.

How effective are these devices, or are they better alternatives ?

Thanks for your feedback !
Forum: Boating 10-15-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,598
Posted By bigdog
I think the number of hours used is directly...

I think the number of hours used is directly related to where you live.

Are you blessed to have waterfront property, and have your boat parked at the dock out front, or is your boat on a trailer,...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-15-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
Shutting off water and hot water heater

8gv, mentioned shutting off water and hot water heater, and I totally agree !

In my case I have a gas furnace and gas hot water heater......
Should I, drain my hot water heater ? If I don't do...
Forum: Automotive 10-09-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,281
Posted By bigdog
i'm looking for 'open' transport. Car to be...

i'm looking for 'open' transport.

Car to be sent before Chrisrmas....

thanks !
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-08-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
Adding to my list of preventive things to do: I...

Adding to my list of preventive things to do:
I believe TummyMan indicated to shut off the circuit breaker to your well pump........

I also have a Culligan water filtration system that is fed...
Forum: Automotive 10-08-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By bigdog
Salty Dog, Can this battery tender be used,...

Salty Dog,
Can this battery tender be used, attached for several months, In my case this could possibly be for 3-4 months...... I believe the 'Float Mode' option allows for long term storage,...
Forum: Marketplace 10-07-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By bigdog
Slip Rental

I'm also looking for a slip rental, but only need space for 21', and 8' beam bowrlder.
Gilford/Laconia area. Only need slip, to jump on boat and go !

I'm a responsible Senior Citizen, and...
Forum: Automotive 10-04-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,281
Posted By bigdog
Car transport from Gilford to S.C.

Looking for more recommendations for car transport companies.

Gilford to S.C.

Thanks !
Forum: Automotive 10-04-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By bigdog
Suggestions for a battery 'triple charge' unit

Looking for suggestions for a battery 'trickle charge' device for cars in winter storage. Need to buy 2, so looking for reasonable priced units.

Thanks !
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-03-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By bigdog
Drilling a hole through side of house ?

I need to drill a hole through the side of my house to pass a USB connection, which will connect to a AC adapter. The other end of the USB cord is 'hard wired' to a security camera and cannot be...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 09-27-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,917
Posted By bigdog
AntiFreeze recall ?

So what was the brand that is being recalled?...

Does this apply to the RV 'pink' type antifreeze ? Need to know for winterizing home for the winter.

Thanks !
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-27-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,515
Posted By bigdog
Hardwood floor repair

I have a very small area of HW floor, that has finish worn away and needs to be lightly sanded and recoated with urethane. I talking a space of only 2'x6'.

I had called 'Pete' as recommended in...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-20-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,932
Posted By bigdog
Winter house concerns.....

Circling back on my original Post earlier this summer about heading South this winter, and home concerns, see below !

QUOTE:
Next winter I plan to go South for the months of Dec-Apr, had enough...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 09-06-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By bigdog
Portsmouth trip this week !

I'm planning a Portsmouth trip this week with some friends, and need some suggestions for a seafood restaurant with a water view.

Some that come to mind are:
BG Boathouse
The River House
Old...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By bigdog
Biggd.... I don't think you'd like my place in...

Biggd.... I don't think you'd like my place in Hilton Head for the winter ! :)

Maybe, I'll just go there this winter, and have my real estate agent here market my house here. If he comes up...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By bigdog
Thanks for your feedback to all, great info ! ...

Thanks for your feedback to all, great info !

I like idea of home equity loan approach, low cost interest rates, and low Closing costs, sometimes you can find 'no' closing costs.

The other...
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