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Patching holes in a steel entry door


March 30, 2015, 10:25 pm

The previous owner of my home mounted curtains on the front entry door. I took them down because they looked so bad, but now I have empty screw holes where the screws were for the brackets. What wou... Read more »

(OT) I'm confused - regarding Ebay


March 30, 2015, 7:35 pm

Why is it, that an Ebay item which is a BUY IT NOW will say something like 10 people watching. I can understand this on a bid item, but why are they watching the item if they could have already bo... Read more »

What would you use to seal this crack in a homemade manzanita walking stick...


March 30, 2015, 4:37 pm

What would you use to seal this crack in a manzanita walking stick? https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8736/16794473748_4b0ee6cc2d_c.jpg Would you just cover the crack with a wrap of leather string ins... Read more »

Home Heating Oil


March 30, 2015, 10:07 am

My son has swithched to a Pellet Heating insert, for the majority of heat. He has a boiler, that had supplied Both his home heat as well as his hot water. He is now using FAR less heating oil. Tha... Read more »

garage door opens on its oen.


March 29, 2015, 1:55 pm

My garage door keeps opening on its own... what can i doto stop it. it opens 2 to 3 times a day. please help. Read more »

call blocker device suggestions?

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March 29, 2015, 8:12 am

Enough is enough. My wife is getting upwards of 10 calls daily where no one is on the line when she answers. We have caller ID and it shows numbers never heard of before. For about 4 years, we'v... Read more »

Checking for burning smell


March 29, 2015, 7:56 am

How's the best way to find out if there's any wiring that might be overheating inside a wall? For the last few months, I have been waking up once a week or so between 4-5am smelling what smells ... Read more »

There is no display on my screen.


March 29, 2015, 5:55 am

I am unable to heat my house. Is there a reset? Would it help? I've no instruction and it's cold Read more »

is there a Roach Motel for Spiders?


March 29, 2015, 2:43 am

Hi All, Me garage has black widows in it. (I am pretty good at hunting the down and killing them.) Is there a Roach Motel for Spiders? Many thanks, -T Read more »

OT Microsoft callled.

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March 28, 2015, 7:51 pm

OT I got a call from Microsoft yesterday. He said I had problems with my computer, and he was going to help me. I thanked him. He had me go to eventviewer, eventvwr. Then to applications. ... Read more »

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Circulation function in programmable thermostat


Just wondering if the circulation function in programmable thermostat means that it will turn the fan on 100% of the time when the heat or cooling is on + it will turn the fan on 35% of the time that... Read more »

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Your Opinion Of KVAR Energy Controller


The guy who sold us a whole house generator, a man whom I trust, is now pushing KVAR EC. He purchased two ($650 each) and has saved 3,487 kwH from March-to-March. (He sent photocopies of his electr... Read more »

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Owens Corning shingles


Three years ago I had a new roof put on using Owens Corning 25 year shingles and now every time we have a high wind which is all the time in West Texas shingles blow off and need to be replaced. Are ... Read more »

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Dusty house


My house here in Florida is extremely dusty. I would like to find out why. I've asked local tradesmen, but to no avail. Perhaps some of you might have some ideas. Here are some details: H... Read more »

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Faulty water meter?


Last week, when I got my water bill, it was a whopping $185.00. On checking my water meter, it was spinning at the rate of about 3 gallons per minute. I checked for anything leaking in the house a... Read more »

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Drilling holes in load bearing beams


I need to run wiring for my home entertainment setup thru an exterior wall. This is obviously a load bearing wall and I assume that it's 2x6 beams, I am not sure what the code is in NJ. This is th... Read more »

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Toilet quality


I just bought a new Toilet from Home Depot and would like to know what the difference is in quality. I paid $79 for Glacier Bay All in One toilet with 1.6 gallons per flush with a 2 Fully Glaced Trap... Read more »

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Backup Sump battery


Hello, I have a Flotec FP2800DCC Backup Sump Pump System. Flotec no longer makes the batteries for this. . According to another site, the replacement is an Exide StowAway marine deep cycle batter... Read more »

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bathroom fan-light-heat


I'm going to replace my 35 year old bathroom fan-light-heater combo that has been in the house since it was built. The new one is also fan-light-heat. I haven't done this before and am looking fo... Read more »

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Use Urethane Polymer (FloMix) on a Slopping Driveway?


I want to know if I can use urethane polymer (such as FloMix) to repair cracks in an asphalt driveway that is not on a level group. I have many cracks at the bottom of an asphalt driveway where the d... Read more »