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Topics: 36 / Replies: 284
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RE: Concrete roof

A poured concrete roof will still require some kind of water protection coating that will need to be redone periodically. Normally people use an elast...

4 years ago
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Re: Survey: stateside 'transplants' on this forum, who live here year-round - did you/do you vote?

We have voted in every local election here since moving here in 2005. And I would argue that our local government I am voting for has more impact on m...

6 years ago
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Re: Another Murder at a Popular STX Eatery

Without doubt a lot more crimes would be solved if people were more willing to cooperate with the police, and I certainly wish they would, but not ra...

6 years ago
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Re: Home Owners Insurance

I used Marshall and Sterling for years for home and auto insurance on STX until I swapped to AARP Property and Casualty Insurance through Real Legacy ...

6 years ago
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Re: Cheap under sink water filtration?

The microorganisms of concern in a cistern are primarily E.coli bacteria, which are present in the intestinal track of mammals. E.coli can get into a ...

6 years ago
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Re: FEMA or refinery workers looking for housing

It is my understanding that if the lodging is being paid for directly by a Federal government entity on behalf of the government employee then the nig...

6 years ago
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Re: Kodi

I have Sling TV via an Amazon Firestick for a rental property here that seems to work well with the Viya hotspot, but my last vacationers did say ther...

6 years ago
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Re: AT&T Hotspot (WiFi)

I have the ATT 3GB phone plan that I added an ATT hotspot to (purchased for $200) for an extra $20/month. I have tried it at different spots around th...

6 years ago
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Re: BBVI after Maria

You can use the ATT Hot Spot feature on your cell phone rather than buying another piece of equipment. The ATT cell phone hotspot feature does wo...

6 years ago
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Re: BBVI after Maria

I also purchased an ATT wifi hotspot (made by Net Gear) while trying to figure out internet options for our oceanfront condo just south of Fsted and ...

6 years ago
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Re: BBVI after Maria

I am using a Viya wireless Hotspot and an Amazon Firestick for internet and TV at our rental condo south of Fsted, and both have worked fine as an opt...

6 years ago
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Re: DirecTV

If your AT&T account billing address is in the USVI or PR you can not sign up for DirectTV Now. I tried today and it would not allow me to complete th...

6 years ago
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Re: Water Filters

If you have the Mini-Pure System sold pre-assembled at GBH then you have 2 filter housings upstream of the UV light and one filter housing downstream ...

6 years ago
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Re: cell service

We have both ATT (for a month) and Sprint (12 years) on STX and there is absolutely no comparison in service. Sprint is as worthless as ever with text...

7 years ago
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Re: Virgin Islands Restaurant Guides - What's Open, Closed & Rebuilding!

STX List (Places I have actually eaten or had drinks at, or have seen open, since Maria): Christiansted: UR Here Shupes 40 Strand Street ...

7 years ago
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Re: WOW!

I believe BBVI on STX is currently restoring business accounts only and that may take another week or two before they begin to focus on residential ac...

7 years ago
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Re: Restaurants with wifi on STX?

The places I have been to in Csted (and nearby) since Maria that currently have wifi available for guests are: No Bones Marias Cantina 40 Str...

7 years ago
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Re: lpg gas generator vs diesel generator

I have a 20KW Generac propane generator (purchased in 2010 for about $7200 installed) that I run off of 100 pound bottles. After Irma I was running it...

7 years ago
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Re: WIFI Calling as Phone Backup

We depend on WiFi calling at our house here on the north shore of STX as our Sprint service is pitiful - it works great. You can make and receive call...

7 years ago
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Re: Cistern critters?

The main issues I have with the preassembled UV system Gallows Bay Hardware sells (which is not a bad system) is that they do not have unions to facil...

7 years ago
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Re: Cistern critters?

Frogs like to hide out during the day in a moist, dark environment so a cistern is perfect. They have to come out at night since there is hopefully li...

7 years ago
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Re: STX Wapa statement

Here in the hills on the North Shore near Cane Bay we lost our power Wednesday afternoon around 1:30 and got it back around 3:30 this morning, althoug...

7 years ago
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Re: landscaping/driveway work

Mr. Christian (ECTAB) does road grading: 340-643-0548. He installed a culvert pipe under my driveway a few weeks ago.

7 years ago
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Re: STX Insurance

I live on STX and have Homeowners and auto insurance through AARP out of PR. I also have content and liability insurance through AARP for a vacation r...

7 years ago
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Re: House and/or pet sitting

To return to the original intent of the thread as I read it, we have started using a house sitter for when we are off island for a week or two at a ti...

7 years ago
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