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Can you return a tire you don't like for full refund?

July 20, 2018, 1:46 am

Can you return a tire you don't like for full refund? I was recently advising a neighbor to buy a tire at Costco, TireRack, or SimpleTire, when she asked if she can return for a full refund a tire ... Read more »

Buttons or Remote not working

July 19, 2018, 8:37 pm

The buttons or remote don't work. I have to plug in my a/c to turn it on. Good that it is stuck on good setting. Control panel ? Read more »

Actual conversation

July 19, 2018, 1:32 pm

The bathroom sink is leaking. OK I'll rebuild the faucet, I have a kit. Now that I think of it, I've rebuilt it several times....I think I will just get a whole new faucet. You know what, I neve... Read more »

Documentary on American healthcare wrt devices

July 19, 2018, 12:57 pm

https://www.traileraddict.com/the-bleeding-edge/trailer Documentary on American healthcare wrt devices. Coming soon on Netflix. Any questions? Bouffy, don't forget to tell the world's super rich.... Read more »

OT: my best fish picture of 2017

July 19, 2018, 12:54 am

Hi All, I am addicted to trout fishing. When I so rudely destroy their dinner, I make them pose for a picture, them I release them to go complain to their friends about the poor quality of the f... Read more »

That anti-straw movement? It's all based on one 9-year-old's suspect statis...

July 18, 2018, 7:58 pm

That anti-straw movement? It's all based on one 9-year-old's suspect statistic From the alt-left https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/07/18/anti-straw-movement-based-unverified-statistic-500-... Read more »

Please stop debating politics here

July 17, 2018, 6:56 pm

This is not the correct group for this! Each side will NEVER convince the other. Find another group; look in your reader under politics, I did and there are dozens. Some posters here are so unbe... Read more »

Smoke detector woes

July 17, 2018, 4:56 pm

Had one of those 10 year smoke detectors start going off regularly for no reason after five years of service. Called the manufacturer, waited on hold a good 20-25 minutes for a customer no-servic... Read more »

OT Good guys with guns.

July 17, 2018, 3:42 pm

... brave cops race towards and into the gun fire. Story and video: Read more »

How much extra do people affiliated with Home Advisor charge?

July 17, 2018, 3:08 pm

I bought a new shower sliding door and went online to find someone to install it. The person who contacted me from Home Advisor wanted $425 to install the door and cart the old door away. I then we... Read more »

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deck sandwich beam splice

rating: 5

I'm using sandwich style beams for my deck. I'm using 4 - 4x4 posts that are 6'4 apart and need a 20' beam. With a sandwich beam, what is the best way to splice the beam at the interior post? ... Read more »

Backfeed generator through dryer outlet?

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Let me start by saying I know this is very dangerous and I don't plan on doing it (I have a new generator and new uninstalled transfer switch) so save your flames. I plan on installing my transfer... Read more »

American Standard 5 ton unit and Hardstart Device on generator

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I have an American Standard Allegiance 12 5 ton Air Conditioner. The model number is 2A7A2060A1000AA and the date of manufacture is 01/2003. I am trying to determine if it has a hardstart kit on it ... Read more »

Very scared and frustrated

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We remodelled our bathroom (home built in 73) last year in june. There was linoleum flooring in the bathroom about 24 square feet that was removed as well as the ductwork that we cut a piece of that ... Read more »

How to remove butyl caulk?

rating: 5

My screen pool enclosure was ripped off by Hurricane Wilma last year. The 2x2 extrusions were screwed to the T-111 siding and caulked on both sides with a large bead of butyl. I need to get this caul... Read more »

Question on portable "floor" type air conditioner

rating: 5

I'm thinking of getting one of these for my office, but have a question about how it disposes of the water. Does it work like a dehumidifier where you have to empty a bucket every now and then, or d... Read more »

Unused water heater, leave full or empty?

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A friend has a house that came with two identical water heaters hooked up in parallel. He doesn't need all the capacity, so we turned one of them off and turned off the water going into it. This wa... Read more »

moen cartridge broke off i pipe

rating: 5

I am desparate, and really need help. I am replacing the cartridge in my shower, and the when i was yanking the old one out, only the inner part came out (aargh!). the outer part, seemingly, is stuck... Read more »

replacement glass for patio table

rating: 5

How do I find a replacement piece of glass for patio table--hexagon, 52 X 52? I have not been able to find a replacement and now sure where to look or resources to check. I would appreciate any help... 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 »

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