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Boiler Overheating maybe caused by faulty shower valve

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

We have a Worcester combi-boiler 5-6 years old in good condition located at the first floor. The boiler works fine with heating  ... read more »

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Removed basement tile that tested positive for 2% Chrysotile - kids also exposed

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Bought a 40 year home with old vinyl tile in basement laundry room and basement bedroom. We initially brushed off asbestos  ... read more »

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20" husqvarna 455 Chain tensioner is at the end of the adjustment screw with a brand new chain.

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I have a husqvarna 455 chainsaw. The sprocket looks good and the bar looks good. The bar says 72 drive links .050 gauge  ... read more »

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Hall & Landing Lighting

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

Hi can we please ask for help with changing existing 1 switch hall and 2 switch landing. We have uploaded an attachment  ... read more »

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Removing Bitumen Paint From External Brick Windowsill

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

External stone window sills had paint on already and had been sanded down. Bitumen paint applied over the top by mistake.  ... read more »

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John deere ridding mower

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

I was just wondering if someone can help me out to see how old my John Deere riding mower is? The motor is in the back behind  ... read more »

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Bathroom Faucet Handles Loose & Wobbly

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

Hello Over time the handles on my bathroom faucet have become loose and wobbly where the bell meets the lever part of the  ... read more »

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Where to earth Type 90 Anglepoise Lamp

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

I hope you can help I am rewiring my type 90 anglepoise lamp using a new plastic lamp holder new switch and new 3 cord  ... read more »

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Ge Profile Over the Range Under the Cabinet Microwave removal issue

StackTaxer's Avatar (by Gravatar) by StackTaxer in  Kitchen »

How does this model release from the wall? I have removed the top screws through the cabinet above yet microwave will not  ... read more »

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Smart light switch issues

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

I have 3 switches. 1 controls flood lights 1 controls uplights & other one controls chandelier. I recently bought  ... read more »

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Drainage pipe

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

A sewage pipe that passes vertically inside the building creates an unpleasant smell what can be done  ... read more »

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Toilet rarely flushes without plunging

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

I bought this house this summer and almost immediately it had problems flushing. I haven't flushed anything down it that  ... read more »

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Older York Gas Furnace

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

This year the blower fan does not kick off when in heat mode.  ... read more »

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Drilling a concrete load bearing pillar?

Carine's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Carine in  Masonry » Concrete »

Hi there I live on the 4th floor of a purpose built (6 floors in total) I have a circular concrete pillar in one corner  ... read more »

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2005 North Star 8000 tfg

Deer hunter 58's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Deer hunter 58 in  Tools and Equipment » Small Engines »

I have had the generator at my deer camp since new. My father in law left it covered up with its cover for last two years  ... read more »

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do i extend the dimple board out over the weeping tile or under the weeping tile

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

do I extend the dimple board waterproofing membrane down the wall and out over the weeping tile then gravel or do I extend  ... read more »

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Do they make sewer jet nozzles for garden hoses?

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

I want to clean part of a church 12 inch storm drain.  ... read more »

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what is the problem when water enters midway between two row homes that are side by side

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How do you keep water above drain plate?

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How can I divert rain dripping onto my front steps from my aluminum awning?

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