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extension ladder operation?


August 29, 2014, 10:30 am

Long ago, we bought a Werner extension ladder (D1536). Mostly, we've used it as split sections. Now, though, I need to do a full extension. The fly rope loops from the (top) pulley, around the b... Read more »

How to stop washing machine discharge splashing - OT Sorta -OnT sorta


August 29, 2014, 10:21 am

For years the discharge from our washing machine splashed on the floor arou nd the laundry tub into which the discharge occurred via a hose with a buil t-in hook on the end that discharged the wate... Read more »

air conditioner running timeframe


August 28, 2014, 8:33 pm

I have my home facing north and south plus double paned windows and tint on windows...home is 1088 sq ft, two rooms with high ceilings have fans...and use standing fan to circulate air. i have been i... Read more »

Mayfield house


August 28, 2014, 2:05 pm

They have it listed with a realtor for $120,000 Read more »

computer problems


August 28, 2014, 12:25 pm

Don, Think the pos computer I'm using for Lucite has finally bit the dust. Don't know how long it will take to get it replaced or repaired but it could be over 2 weeks. I should be able to do ex... Read more »

Report back on external dehumidifier control


August 28, 2014, 9:20 am

Sorry if I posed this before, but I think, when I originally posted it, the post fell in the bit bucket. So here it is, maybe again: I previously reported that I got a replacement for the old Gre... Read more »

OT: Interesting item on deadly force law in Missouri


August 27, 2014, 6:11 pm

In all the news and rioting, only last night did someone cite the MO law covering the use of deadly force by police. The statute says it's justified when an officer reasonably believes deadly forc... Read more »

18 v Lithium battery


August 27, 2014, 4:53 pm

Are all 18 v Li batteries interchangeable with certain tool products? I hav e a Worx trimmer and edger that takes such a battery. I realize they eventu ally will lose their power or so I was told, ... Read more »

Portable Air Tank Question


August 27, 2014, 10:40 am

I need to ask a stupid question. I have a portable air tank that I have not used for 5 or so years, and I have forgotten how to use it. Chalk it up to old age. Anyway - it has no labelling on it ... Read more »

OT: Car radiator fans and HP

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August 27, 2014, 8:52 am

I got into a spirited discussion with some gear heads in a BMW forum. The BMWs, like many other cars, use a plastic mechanical belt-driven fan as the primary cooling fan for the radiator. Like man... 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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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 »

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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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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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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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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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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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Ceiling electrical box depth


Hi, I'm installing an electrical box in an open ceiling. Should the depth be such the the electrical box is flush with the finished drywall? Many thanks in advance, Aaron Read more »

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Exterior house color and insects


Hello, We live in Sw Idaho where it's hot and dry. Our house is painted a very light yellow, and it seems to attract lots of bugs; yellow jacket nest, spiders, flies, and THOUSANDS of cutter bees swa... Read more »