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Wheelbarrow

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Garden » Lawn 

I found a wheelbarrow in the middle of a busy road. It is missing the wheel rod and bracket. Is there a cheap alternative  ... read more »

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Nest Thermostat contol of Sentry Boiler

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Climate Control » Heating »

I have a Sentry Gas Fired Boiler (Model S-90 EDP) with an old battery powered Thermostat currently hooked up via a R and  ... read more »

Hot water wiring and thermostats

Steve Atkins's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Steve Atkins in  Energy » Electrical » Installation »

I cleaned the lime out of my electric water heater and installed new elements and thermostats. I followed the wiring diagram  ... read more »

sink drain piping

Rick's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Rick in  Plumbing »

Our new kitchen sink installation doesn't drain properly. After the two drains empty and pass thru' the trap it rises  ... read more »

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Burnt Rubber Smell

Fabsol's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Fabsol in  Energy » Electrical » Ceiling Fans »

A few minutes ago there was a loud noise and something that looked like dust but smelled like burnt rubber floated down from  ... read more »

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Generator Transfer switch to subpanel instead of main house panel?

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Installation »

Installing a manual transfer switch for our generator to run some lights/outlets in our house. Nothing major. We have  ... read more »

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Run cable to freestanding interior wall

Bennett05's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Bennett05 in  Technology » Home Theater »

We are looking to mount our tv over our fireplace on the first floor (no basement) but a few issues: 1. It's a freestanding  ... read more »

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Furnace Question

gypsyhorsefan's Avatar (by Gravatar) by gypsyhorsefan in  Climate Control » Heating »

This is of course a purely hypothetical situation. Imagine that someone purchased a house with a very old propane furnace  ... read more »

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reusing toilet flange bolts that have been cut

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Bathroom »

I accidentally loosen bolt from flange groove after toilet was put on. This happened while hack sawing bolt. Should I reuse  ... read more »

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25hp Kohler ran out of oil

kyky's Avatar (by Gravatar) by kyky in  Tools and Equipment » Lawn Mowers »

Hello. I have a 25HP kohler riding mower. Recently I cut an acre of 3' tall grass over the course of around 12 hours. Once  ... read more »

Strange find while remodeling my bathroom.

WillC1978's Avatar (by Gravatar) by WillC1978 in  Bathroom »

I have started to remove what I though was wallpaper that had been painted over. Underneath the white latex paint is another  ... read more »

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Central Heating Pump Over Run

swoopdave's Avatar (by Gravatar) by swoopdave in  Plumbing »

I have an old back boiler which works fine and have recently added a new programmable digital room stat. This has made the  ... read more »

Do you think this basement room can be fixed or needs a total rebuild? This will blow your mind.

Poor Alex's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Poor Alex in  Basement »

This is a room underneath a front porch it's in a colder climate (TORONTO). It has a poured concrete landing. There was mold  ... read more »

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Northstar/Honda Generator won't shut off

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Tools and Equipment » Generators »

I recently bought a Northstar 13000 PPG generator that is run by a Honda 20 hp engine. I believe it is about 20 years old  ... read more »

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Hose for Haier 50-pint dehumidifier

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Appliances »

My Haier 50-pint dehumidifier fills up very quickly so I'd like to drain it with a hose. I tried a standard 5/8-inch garden  ... read more »

Glued glass removal help

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Other »

I have a glass table that broke. I am trying to replace the glass but the glass is attached to this round aluminium like  ... read more »

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Electrical boxes sticking out too far

Omi's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Omi in  General Construction »

Hi I am doing an extensive home remodel on my 1970s built home. It has the old ugly wood paneling that just had to go! I  ... read more »

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Baxi boiler – E125 error. Do I need a pro? Or an exorcist?

Jamie Downham's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Jamie Downham in  Plumbing » Water » Hot Water »

I'm the unlucky owner of the Baxi Duo-Tec combi an unstable beast of a boiler at the best of times. The latest error  ... read more »

Pergola Design Question

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Yard » Patio »

Hello very new to woodworking but have been researching and trying to learn as much as I can. My wife and I also just  ... read more »

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Glow-worm fuelsaver f boiler

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing » Water » Hot Water »

Hello I have a Glow-worm boiler and after having my system powerflushed and then the pump replaced I am getting kettling  ... read more »

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