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How to finish off this space


July 31, 2014, 1:22 am

Hi, I left some space under my kitchen sill: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3SEUh6lMcxQajZ4MzVjc0tlMDA/edit It's the space with the onion. Now, I'm brainstorming about a way to finish it off. I... Read more »

OT: "Are you a Jew?"


July 30, 2014, 5:05 pm

If anybody still thinks the Jew-hatred of fanatic Arab Islamists began yesterday, this might be educational. http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-Ed-Contributors/Are-you-a-Jew-361692 First graph: These... Read more »

hd roof top installation


July 30, 2014, 4:41 pm

I'm considering ditching cable TV and going streaming and broadcast. I assume I can run the antenna feed to the same place where the cable connects into the attic. This will be good enough for al... Read more »

Trimming wood vs. metal exterior doors


July 30, 2014, 3:20 pm

I need to replace an exterior front door -- just the door slab, and not the frame. The actual size of the existing door itself (not the opening, which is a little larger) is 31 5/8 inches X 78 3... Read more »

Electric fan motor re-re-re-repair


July 30, 2014, 10:29 am

I've got a table top oscillating fan that's been in the family for maybe twenty years. Used it yesterday to blow dry a room that took a bit of rain. Ran a few hours and warmed up, the fan stopped.... Read more »

Re: OT: Child labor - Hamas style


July 30, 2014, 8:25 am

You're right. Israel did aid it originally when it was just a social welfare organization, but they didn't create it. Now, how am I wrong about the rest? Israel does not want peace that involves r... Read more »

The travails of shopping


July 29, 2014, 11:46 pm

The travails of shopping, even online. First, Do you know one reason I'll bet they don't sell fence post caps for round posts? They are all different diameters, like the trees they came from. ... Read more »

Frigidaire Refrigerator FSC23F7DSB3


July 29, 2014, 10:34 pm

Wife found the control setting flashing. Lights out. Normally (default) is 0°F for freezer side and 37°F for fresh food side. Lights were off. Power is on as I can get the lights back on and h... Read more »

While-You're-at-It Projects


July 29, 2014, 8:08 pm

from The Complete Book Of Pitfalls The man deeply involved in Home Improvement frequently finds himself working all day on a certain job but never actually starting it. Wives don't see how that's ... Read more »

airlines


July 29, 2014, 2:34 pm

Recently describing my encounters with airlines over the years brought back fond memories of British Caledonian. I just had to see if those old ads were on You Tube. Sure enough many of them are al... Read more »

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Need advice on a good name brand water heater

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I'm going to replace my water heater soon. its a 40 gallon gas, its 30 years old and doing great but getting worried about it because of the age. its a hotpoint. I would like to install a whole hous... Read more »

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Tear out or just pave over asphalt driveway?

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My neighbor's asphalt driveway is getting old and cracked, probably 15 years or more old. He was thinking of tearing it out and then putting down new asphalt. I suggested that since the present dri... Read more »

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What adhesive to glue back concrete chip?


Recently I had my concrete driveway raised up. This caused a 3 chip to come off my garage concrete floor. What is the best adhesive to use to glue this concrete chip back into place? TIA Read more »

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Over-the-range microwave vs. a counter top unit on a shelf?


Do all OTR units contain a fan/vent and light? Are they required, specifically the fan/vent? If I want to clear space on my counter, what's wrong with mounting a shelf on the wall over my range and p... Read more »

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Kenmore Electric Range - Oven & Burners Not Working - Repair Guide


This past weekend the oven heating element and stove top burners on our Kenmore electric range stopped working. I did some quick online research and learned that the problem was most likely due to a ... Read more »

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Whirpool gas dryer - starts but wont stay running


I've got a Whirlpool gas dryer (Model GGW9878LWW) that wont' stay running. When I press the start button, the tumbler starts spinning, and I can hear the flames ignite (the clothes do get dry too).... Read more »

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Putting in ground anchors ??????


I'm setting a trailer home. I have it on blocks, but need to put those 3 foot screw anchors into the ground. Yea, I know they just screw into the ground, and I need some sort of handle to screw the... Read more »

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Best Exterior Paint?


Can somebody please tell what the best brand of Exterior paint is? I've heard conflicting reports that Sherman-Williams is and others say that it's a waste of money! So does anyone have any recomme... Read more »

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OT: ESTWAY ladder


Does anyone know who made ESTWAY ladder? I have one of those articulated ladders that folds into 4 sections. I am missing a rubber feet and the other three are beginning to split. I've looked over th... Read more »

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Plus 90 Heat Exchanger


I have a Bryant Plus 90 which has a clogged heat exchanger. Bryant is refusing to replace it since they say it was caused by bad gas. Anyone else having this problem with Bryant not honoring their wa... Read more »