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The Fix-It Show - Summer Edition
The Fix-It Show - Summer Edition

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AIR DATE: May 26, 2010

Summer is around the corner, and it's time to crank up the AC. But wait! It just made a sputtering noise and died. How will you survive this heat with no air-conditioning? How can you fix it?

*Planning to build a pool?
*Want to hook up a grill out back?
*Want a better alternative than your $20 fan?

It's time for our summer fix-it show, and time for your questions about AC, getting your pool going again, or any other home-improvement quandaries you may have....

A handyman, a plumber and an AC expert are on hand to answer to help out.

Get your question in ahead of time, by posting them here.

GUESTS
Billy Haas, licensed handyman, Amazing Creations Bruce Abbott, plumbing contractor, Abbott Plumbing Chris Bingaman, Asst Service Mgr, Quality Mechanical
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    COMMENTS:
    RE: WEEPING SPRINKLER HEADS...several of our sprinkler heads in the yard "weep" and have a continuous pool of water around them. Please advise how we might fix this.
    RickMay 28, 2010 09:59:31 AM
    RE: HOME OFFICE IS HOTTEST ROOM...I assume because of all the computer, printer etc equip the home office (East side of house/ upstairs) gets about 8 degrees hotter than the rest of home. There is a separate air conditioning unit for the upstairs, but closing off the vents in the other upstairs rooms doesn't work, because of a very open stairwell design. I'm hoping not to have to close off the natural light from the one window in the office. Any suggestions?
    Rick May 28, 2010 09:57:33 AM
    When we have our AC/Heat Pump unit serviced annually, it runs smoothly for about a day. After that it vibrates terribly. What does this mean? It seems quite loud to me.
    Connie TullMay 28, 2010 09:31:24 AM
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