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Forum: Boatkeeping/Sanitation

  1. Marine Dehumidifiers

    I would like to hear pros or cons on using powered dehumidifiers on a houseboat, especially in the hold. We keep Damp-Rid in our holds year round,...

    Started by Zilpo55, 12-09-2019 07:22 AM
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    12-15-2019 03:53 PM Go to last post
  2. Algae growth

    My boat has stayed tied up to the dock at the same location for 12 years prior to me owning it. Needless to say there is a lot of algae growing on...

    Started by River Runner, 04-20-2017 01:20 PM
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    04-24-2017 05:12 AM Go to last post
  3. Question Purasan issue, seeking answers please!!

    Ok, so here's my issue. We bought the boat a few months ago. It has a Purasan system on board with two Raritan Atlantes heads. Every time we flush we...

    Started by RonandBee, 05-15-2016 01:58 PM
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    06-01-2016 03:34 AM Go to last post
  4. Get Rid of Boat Odors - Peggy Hall

    I know Peggy Hall and her book "Get Rid of Boat Odors" has been discussed on here before. I was just on a Trawler Forum when I saw that she now has...

    Started by Tony B, 02-11-2016 05:03 AM
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    03-03-2016 09:45 AM Go to last post
  5. Stinky holding tank

    My HB is a pontoon style boat with a 70 gallon black water tank located under the flooring and midship on the 66' vessel. I have 2 toilets plumbed...

    Started by GoVols, 09-03-2014 06:35 AM
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    12-28-2015 04:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Jabsco Toilet water supply

    All righty, I replaced one of my Electric Jabsco toilets, rebuilt the other. As I was reading the instructions I noticed that Jabsco says to NOT have...

    Started by mkmohn, 10-11-2015 08:31 PM
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    10-23-2015 08:21 PM Go to last post
  7. Waste Treatment System

    I just installed a new Electric Toilet and a PuraSan Waste Treatment System. It turned out to be Project From Hell. My boat is not user friendly when...

    Started by Tony B, 12-07-2014 06:57 PM
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    10-15-2015 03:47 PM Go to last post
  8. My toilet

    I got 87 houseboat. I figure out most of the "stuff", but the toilet - I do not get it. It has some carnister with blue liquid and 12V electric motor...

    Started by dupek, 12-11-2014 05:28 PM
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    09-11-2015 03:37 PM Go to last post
  9. Old Boat, old toilets.....

    We currently have 2 Jabsco electric toilets on our 1979 Bluewater Sports Sedan. This boat is new to us. They are both early model electric heads. We...

    Started by mkmohn, 08-14-2015 01:04 PM
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    08-31-2015 09:53 AM Go to last post
  10. Aluminum black water tank??

    I have an opportunity to get a nice holding tank. It is aluminum and was originally made and used as a fresh water tank. I am thinking of using it...

    Started by Potis, 06-20-2015 08:17 AM
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    08-19-2015 07:44 PM Go to last post
  11. suggestion's or thoughts. vent filter

    after installing a household commode on the HB, (replaced a straight drop), so now I want to add a charcoal in line vent filter from my holding...

    Started by dalehollow, 05-01-2014 07:00 PM
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    08-17-2015 02:21 PM Go to last post
  12. Air Pump For Holding Tank

    I have a sewage plant at my home an it has an air pump, would installing an air pump on my holding tank help in any way. Thanks Ronney

    Started by kartracer, 07-21-2012 04:13 AM
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    05-16-2015 12:42 PM Go to last post
  13. The next project on the household commode.

    My supply line for our commode is currently on a on demand 12 volt pump from a stand pipe. This is for the commode only. Trying to eliminate the...

    Started by dalehollow, 04-01-2014 02:09 PM
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    04-07-2015 06:15 AM Go to last post
  14. Holding Tank Level Monitor

    My houseboat has a plastic black water tank. The boat is a pontoon style. The holding tank is mounted under the main floor deck, but above the...

    Started by Potis, 07-16-2013 12:14 PM
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    03-23-2015 04:12 AM Go to last post
  15. Holding tank on the wrong side

    I bought a 58' Playcraft pontoon houseboat earlier this year and I'm still in the process of figuring things out. I took my first swim underneath...

    Started by cutler, 08-15-2012 08:27 PM
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    03-09-2015 07:22 AM Go to last post
  16. "Composting" head user's report

    Just for the halibut, I thought I'd tell y'all about the so-far very satisfactory experience with our C-Head composting head- or moldering head, as...

    Started by Amelia, 12-28-2012 03:13 PM
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    03-06-2015 08:15 AM Go to last post
  17. would switching a drop commode work

    I have a straight drop unit, could I replace it with a standard home flush commode? I have no issue with holding tank needing pumped out more...

    Started by dalehollow, 03-22-2014 07:08 PM
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    01-21-2015 09:21 PM Go to last post
  18. back to drawing board, tying in extra holding tank

    As the regulars know my latestest venture was install a household commode, replace the straight drop, we love it. Now I need to add an extra...

    Started by dalehollow, 05-11-2014 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    05-13-2014 06:21 PM Go to last post

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