My heavy attic door is held up by a slightly insecure spring catch, which can be opened from below by a hook on the end of a pole. I'm worried that the door might break free and swing down, possibly causing injury. Is there any standard way of securing an attic door like this? read more...In article: Heavy attic door
Hi, Is polyurethane removed by acetone? I've DAGS, and some sites say acetone will soften poly, others say poly will shed acetone like water. I managed to remove a hard clear finish by rubbing it with a paper towel moistened with acetone. Before the removal, spraying some nc lacquer read more...In article: polyurethane - is it removed by acetone?
For the 12 years we've had this condenser unit the compressor leads have burned off at the terminals once or twice a year. These events burn the insulation off the wires back about 3 inches from the connection, and seem to char the wire itself to the same point but it read more...In article: What Causes Compressor Leads to Burn Off of Terminals?
I have plastic toilet seats. There is a yellow urine stain on the underside of the toilet seat from backsplash. I can't remove it! I've tried cleaner with bleach and that takes care of most of it, but not All of it. I would love to take a scrub brush to it, but don't know what is safe to read more...In article: how do I clean urine stain on underside of plastic toilet seat?
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