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DeWalt drill battery question

September 16, 2014, 10:56 pm

I managed to fry one of the batteries to my DeWalt 18v drill , and I'm a bit confused ... My batteries are model DC9098 . I find all kinds of replacement batteries , and one of the most common ... Read more »

Re: Female Columbia cycling uniform.....

September 16, 2014, 5:48 pm

are you blind man? Read more »

Removing toilet closet flange

September 16, 2014, 5:34 pm

One of the slots for the bolts that holds the toilet to the flange is cracked. The flange and drain pipe are both PVC, cemented together. I tried using this internal pipe cutter to separate the f... Read more »

Washer Drain Overflow

September 16, 2014, 4:43 pm

This has been working fine, but over time, the connection leaks and it drains out onto the floor before the drain can catch up. http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg234/sammybinsnoozin/drain04.gif... Read more »

Nutty California judge awards 1.6M over 2x4s not being 2" by 4"

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September 16, 2014, 11:43 am

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Surveyor's Drawing

September 16, 2014, 10:43 am

I have a surveyor's map of a property. Never having been trained on these things, I am having trouble understanding the notations. The property is irregularly shaped with many angles around the p... Read more »

Identify snake?

September 16, 2014, 8:25 am

Can anyone identify this snake? http://i.imgur.com/5cvjEFq.jpg (104k image) My daughter's cat brought it home as a gift and I'm wondering about it. For scale: that gray thing behind the snake i... Read more »

Bridal Room Decoration Latest Ideas

September 16, 2014, 7:32 am

bridal room decoration : special and attractive decoration for a bride's room,impressive tips containing: furniture,flowers,wall hanging,lighting ..etc http://www.bedroom-idea.com/2014/04/decorating... Read more »

Repairing a screen door

September 15, 2014, 9:32 pm

I'm at my parents' house this week, clearing fences, doing repairs and stuff. The last thing on my list is fixing the torn screen door. The old screen is aluminum (probably purchased a long time ... Read more »

Mounting a bracket on a brick wall

September 15, 2014, 9:13 pm

Greetings, everyone! I'm planning to use tapcons (just remembered the name - got CRS syndrome) to mount the corner bracket mentioned in my other thread to the outside brick wall of my house. I al... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »