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Moving water heater to other side of wall

September 26, 2016, 2:28 pm

I have a 20-year-old electric water heater that is still working well. It is installed in a laundry closet in the small kitchen. On the other side of the laundry closet is the garage. I am moving ... Read more »

Dishwasher Repair (again)

September 26, 2016, 2:02 am

A while back I posted about a substance that I found that did an excellent job of repairing several rusting spots on my dishwasher rack. I wanted to get the name of the product so I went on the ... Read more »

Location for Pendants from the edge of the kitchen bar.

September 25, 2016, 10:44 pm

Have a project to install pendant lights over the kitchen bar. I can find lots of tips on-line as to what the correct height should be, but nothing on the actual location as to how far back from the ... Read more »

Programmable Thermostat Set Points

September 25, 2016, 6:02 pm

I don't understand the set-points on my programmable thermostat My thermostat has Heat and Cool settings. If I want the temperature in my house to be no warmer than 80°, should I set the COOL se... Read more »

OT: Global warming alarmists

September 25, 2016, 3:36 pm

https://www.prageru.com/courses/environmental-science/what-they-havent-told-you-about-climate-change# Read more »

OT Yahoo breach

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September 25, 2016, 3:34 pm

It says you should change your password if you have not done so since 2014. How can I tell when my password was last changed? I don't keep a record of that. Read more »

How do you install a motion sensor...box full?

September 25, 2016, 7:33 am

I've been experimenting with battery powered motion sensor lights. I like 'em and thought I'd update some of them to permanent AC powered. Found some sensors that are LED compatible. Problem is t... Read more »

How do I clean chipmunk driveway sealer tracks from my garage floor?

September 25, 2016, 3:19 am

The two friendly chipmunks who live in a woodpile near my garage and drivew ay decided to walk partway across the driveway and then across the front of my garage to get from one side of the proper... Read more »

Multiple Thermoatats & Multiple Baseboard Heaters

September 24, 2016, 10:59 pm

I searched but didn't find the right answer so I apologize if this is a duplicate. When wiring multiple baseboards on 1 circuit with each having it's own tstat where do you junction the line wire? D... Read more »

Active auto repair groups?

September 24, 2016, 9:21 pm

Anyone know of any active auto repair groups? Read more »

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Chimney crown and top repair? - I don't want to be scammed rating: 5

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Hi, I know my chimney needs repair, but every time the chimney sweep guys come to clean the flue, they tell me something different (I need Chimney Saver coating, or I need a Crown Seal or something... Read more »

tree roots and my basement rating: 5

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hi first sorry if this topic is not related to this group but I am hoping I wi ll get the answer here because many people here are very knowledgeable. I have these trees which are 3-4 meters away... Read more »

OK to cut humidifier in side of A-coil box? rating: 5

Subject says all... it's been unuually cold for the area here (DC-land, si ngle digits at night) and I stayed last night at my girlfriend's place whil e she was out of town. A while back I'd brou... Read more »

Garage fire-door rating: 5

I have an internal fire door to gain access to my garage. This door has hinges that will automatically close the door. Unfortunately the spring hinges have ceased to close the door completely (with t... Read more »

Want to install a door in hallway entrance rating: 5

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, here is the pic of the hallway entrance. http://usera.imagecave.com/ronnald/hallway1.jpg dimension: 41 wide I would like to either install a pocket door or ... Read more »

T&G Kitchen Ceiling - Directly to Joists???? rating: 5

We're looking at putting up a tongue and groove ceiling in our kitchen to match the T&G we just finished in the porch (the kitchen opens into the porch) and we had a quick question. When we put the... Read more »

Footing for Planter Wall in Yard rating: 5

I want to put a simple raised planter around the perimeter of my back yard that will be built of bricks maybe, say, three or four rows high (about 12 inches). What do I need to lay down on the soil ... Read more »

shower wall height rating: 5

Bathroom area is 7x8'. Planning to put in 3x4' tiled shower area in one corner. Will most likely use a Sloan AC-11 showerhead and/or handheld shower. What is the lowest wall I could have? 48? ... Read more »

Any success with ridding a walkway of pesky moles (what's the secret?) rating: 5

I have moles that contantly pop up the bricks under a walkway (bricks in sand). I don't want to kill the moles. I just want them to go somewhere else. On Monday, I poured a gallon of ammonia down one... Read more »

Difference in interior or exterior Christmas lights? rating: 5

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How can I tell the difference between interior or exterior Christmas lights? What are the consequences of using the interior outdoors. My intentions are to put it on a tree outside. Frankly wouldn't... Read more »

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