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ceiling fan

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

trying to put up.a ceiling fan..only copper and black wires from ceiling...what do I do withe the white neutral wire from  ... read more »

Toilet flush valve

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Plumbing » Toilet »

Hi all I bought a new Fluid Master toilet flush valve for my downstairs toilet to replace the old one which was a waste  ... read more »

electrical conection

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

I am trying to install 2 three bulb 2x4 lights in my shop I am not sure of the wiring the lighs have 4 wires 1 longer white  ... read more »

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Ceiling Fan Canopy won't come off

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

I'm replacing an old outdated ceiling fan from 1987. It was here when we bought the house 6 years ago. On the canopy  ... read more »

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Smoke Detector Beeps Twice A Day

January Ruiz's Avatar (by Gravatar) by January Ruiz in  Technology » Alarms »

My smoke detectors are going off almost on schedule daily. 1 beep around 2pm and 3 beeps a little after 10pm. It's the same  ... read more »

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Ceiling Fan light kit issue

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

I just purchased a new ceiling fan with light kit to replace a ceiling fan that didn't have a light. This is an old house  ... read more »

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Karcher 5.86 electric power washer dead

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

There is no life from my power washer. I have stripped it down and confirmed there is continuity from the plug to the  ... read more »

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sears professional table saw 922124

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

Looking for the specifications of the two Motor capacitors: Run Cap (224E OR91725) and Start Cap (224C OR91723) The Start  ... read more »

Kew 1500 Hobby

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

My rather old Kew 1500 Hobby pressure washer has been playing up recently taking some time for the pressure to build up  ... read more »

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Hanging a porch swing

Shirley's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Shirley in  Carpentry »

Can I hang a porch swing on a ceiling truss that's 2x6 and 8' long  ... read more »

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biasi combi boiler, hot water problems

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

The hot water is sometimes fine then it runs cold I've had the diaphram changed I originally thought the water pressure  ... read more »

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Roof replacement and foundation repair

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

Hi everyone I own a condo in a ~80 year old 2-story brick building. Over the past few decades one corner of the building  ... read more »

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yard bug

Marcushdm25's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Marcushdm25 in  Tools and Equipment » Lawn Mowers »

Yard bug mower engine cracked.where can i find a replacement engine. does any vertical shaft work on this bug?  ... read more »

Light switch sparked

Dillonlabrune 's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Dillonlabrune in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

I made the mistake of working on a light switch live a hot wire touched the switch for the fan and sparked and now half  ... read more »

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Sewer line damaged by telephone company cable

Dinah's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Dinah in  Plumbing » Sewage »

Due to numerous times that the sewer backed up into the house we worked with a plumbing company that said the sewer line  ... read more »

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Neighbor's swale is flooding my yard

buckeyegirl's Avatar (by Gravatar) by buckeyegirl in  Yard » Storm Water »

I have a home in Ohio that sits in the middle of a long sloping hill. My neighbor on the high side has a swale that drains  ... read more »

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Remove cabinet around tub of washing machine

rayc3389's Avatar (by Gravatar) by rayc3389 in  Appliances »

Need access to tub support rods  ... read more »

Fordham shower door spares

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

first time of doing this so i hope i get it right i am carrying out a repair job on a customers shower cubicle and it  ... read more »

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Paint Garage Concrete Floor without Etching as its new

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

I just brought a new newly constructed house and the garage floor was build a few months back but it did house construction  ... read more »

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Chemical or corroded metal smell in the bathroom

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

Hi. First of all this is a condo not a house top floor and no attic. I had a strange issue. Smell in 2 bathrooms one  ... read more »

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