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OT. Maine Sheriff Says No Stopping


April 5, 2020, 2:34 am

people who are just out driving. Read more »

OT Credit card problems


April 4, 2020, 5:02 pm

Lately I've been having a lot of problems using credit cards in stores. I get a 'card problem' message from the card reader and have to use a different card. I phone the card service and they sen... Read more »

Need help buying tires , 55 to 50


April 4, 2020, 11:14 am

I usually just buy whatever the used tire store has, but I think he had trouble finding the size I need last time, so I looked online. This is for a 2005 Toyotal Solara SLE convertible. The curr... Read more »

plumbing nomenclature.


April 4, 2020, 3:35 am

CBC on As It Happens just played an interview with a UK plumber, from 1994, which discussed the presesure being put on UK plumbers to stop using the terms ballcock and stopcock. Some national boa... Read more »

Asphalt blocking door.


April 3, 2020, 8:33 pm

Hello. The side door into my garage will not open fully as the asphalt floor has lifted and is blocking the swing open. What can i do to shave off enough to open the door fully? Thanks, Tom. Read more »

Electric McCullough


April 3, 2020, 2:04 am

My Electric McCullough chainsaw mini mac liking from oil reservoir, Thanks for your assistance Ed Read more »

Cruise ship update

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April 2, 2020, 11:16 pm

Well the ships are here. What I just found out, there were not US cruises. the one started on 3/14 in Argentina and was supposed to end on 3/22 in Chile. Given the start date, people probably ... Read more »

Light switch height

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April 2, 2020, 6:11 pm

I want to add a light switch for the lights in the garage, currently there is no switch in the garage, just inside the door in the house. I need to kn ow what height to place the electrical box fr... Read more »

money will only go to big cities


April 2, 2020, 12:15 pm

Someone from Florida, mayor of Tampa, saying that the rule/law is that for the emergency funding to go to the states, it can ony go to cities of a half million or more and there are only 22? cities... Read more »

I just learned this yesterday


April 2, 2020, 11:33 am

Another simpler story on NPR was that the governor of Georgia announced a stay home request or order yesterday, and his words about that he said that they learned that one can get sick from someone... Read more »

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How to clean my Pegasus Sink

rating: 5

Hi All, I just bought a new black Pegasus sink from Home Depot. It is 80% Granite and 20% Acrylic, and I was wondering if anyone out there has any tips how to clean it. I used to use good ol'... Read more »

repair Coast Foundry Master mark IV ball cock assembly

rating: 5

My water line broke, after fix, I ran water in the stationary tub to clean out the line. But forgot that we had flushed the toilet while the water was off. So when the water came back on, the tank ... Read more »

Removing latex paint from a metal kitchen sink

rating: 5

Hi All, We've been doing some painting around here, and it's well below freezing outside. When we had to clean brushes, we didn't have much of a choice except to use the kitchen sink. We tried t... Read more »

Please post again -- how to hang on 40-50lbs on vinyl siding

rating: 5

For some reason my previous post and all responses to it are not accessible. Getting this message: There are no more messages on this topic. All messages in this topic may have expired or been delet... Read more »

Toilet Blocks Bathroom Door From Fully Opening

rating: 5

Problem: House I recently purchased has a toilet that blocks the bathroom door from opening fully, by about 1.5. Access to the bathroom is 21 between open bathroom door and opposite wall. Rough openi... Read more »

Novice seeks any tips for installing rubber wall base

rating: 5

Greetings all! I am about to install about 150 feet of rubber cove wall base in the bottom floor of my house in Southern California, USA. We call this floor the basement since part of it is about fo... Read more »

Toilet Mechanism Vibrates/Replace Ball Cock??

rating: 5

I have a American Standard toilet that I think is around 17-20 years old. It has the ball cock/flush ball mechanism in it. Recently, whenever the toilet flushes, after the water refills the tank, t... Read more »

Duophone TAD-114 Remote Control

rating: 5
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First, an unrelated question: How come phone answering machines no longer beep every 10 seconds. For the last 25 years or more? Was the law changed and nobody told me? Second: I just got at a rummage... Read more »

Craftsman Welder Manual

rating: 5

Before I go an buy one from sears, does anyone have a copy that they would like to share of the owners manual for a Sears Craftsman Home N Shop 50 Amp Arc Welder Model # 113.201420. Read more »

A finishing start

rating: 5

  Yes , that does make sense , today I painted the first room of the house . It's my wife's craft/sewing room , and the first room to get the drywall finished . Actually looks better than I exp... Read more »

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