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Let's blame someone else, even though he's innocent


September 22, 2018, 4:51 pm

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/21/ed-whelan-kavanaugh-tweets-pr-firm-836405 Ed Whalen, president of the self-described Ethics and Public Policy Center, suggests a totally innocent person wa... Read more »

OT: An interesting observation worth noting about Iran


September 22, 2018, 1:56 pm

There was an attack on a military parade in Iran that left 25 dead. Part of the story said this: The parade was marking the start of the Iran-Iraq War, which lasted between 1980 and 1988. What kin... Read more »

Natural Gas Detector For House: Battery Operated Only ?


September 22, 2018, 1:38 pm

Hello, Looking for a Natural Gas Detector for the house. (Not Carbon Monoxide/CO, want for Natural Gas) Must be battery operated; not 110V plug in. Surprisingly, I could not find any like this on... Read more »

hello fresh


September 22, 2018, 10:50 am

Has anyone tried hello fresh meal service? What were the results? I am a single old man and would like to eat at home but don`t want to plan or cook a meal. Whadda you think? Read more »

Common property door lock keeps getting changed by one of the unit owners

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September 21, 2018, 2:37 am

The problem is a common property balcony which can be used for BBQs etc which has a locked access door to prevent anyone other than the unit owners or renters from using it, having one of the u... Read more »

Buying new fridge to replace GE Profile


September 20, 2018, 7:50 pm

Does anyone have experience of repairing fridges please? I have a 20 year o ld GE side by side which is developing water leaks to the water/ice dispens er. This water line was repaired about three... Read more »

What disease is this.


September 20, 2018, 2:14 am

I had to have oil changed in my brain recently and apparently it flushed out some of the things I should remember. What disease did my friend have? They took out some of her bone marrow from o... Read more »

Roof caulk??


September 19, 2018, 10:37 pm

Just had our roof replaced and this is what they used over the bay window. Looks like caulking? Is this done correctly? https://www.homeownershub.com/img/g8 Read more »

OT: Car Radio Does Not Mute for Factory Nav Spoken Turn Directions


September 19, 2018, 3:36 pm

The Entune Audio System radio in my late model Toyota Avalon Limited does not mute when the factory Nav system gives spoken turn by turn directions- thus making them hard to hear/understand them.... Read more »

Propane temporarily switching small tanks for big tanks


September 19, 2018, 12:40 pm

What's the procedure? Seems simple but I could be missing something. 1) Turn off valve to large tank (250 gallons). 2) Open line (wearing gloves & pointing away from face) 3) Connect the small ta... Read more »

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How glue to polythene?

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How can I best glue to polythene? The polythene in question is dense and is taken from the nozzle of a bottle. I need to glue it into place. Of course I will key the polythene with many scatche... Read more »

Ring of hard scale on toilet - have septic system. How to clean?

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Hi there I moved into a new house with a septic system, and one of the toilets has a rock crust of scale around the bowl. What can I clean it with that will be safe with a septic system? I tried vine... Read more »

oil boiler convert from power vent to chimney

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I have a Weil-McLain boiler (5 years old) and it is vented with a power vent and intakes combustion air from inside (basement). I am installing a fireplace on the main level and will be building a ch... Read more »

pipes for hot water heat

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I have hot water heat with cast iron radiators. Right now the piping is 3/4 in. copper in the immediate vicinity of the boiler (which is about 15 years old) but it then connects to old steel pipes. ... Read more »

Miele Cannister Vacuum Has No Power

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My Miele Canister Vacuum (S 251i Flamenco II) suddenly stopped functioning. There is no power at all. I looked both in the manual and online to see if there any reference to a fuse that has to be rep... Read more »

GE microwave buzzes when door is open

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I have a GE microwave. When I open the door slightly (I think I may have just disengaged the top interlocking switch, the bottom part of the door is still closed), the microwave starts making a buzzi... Read more »

Electric ceiling heat

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Hi Good Group: Anyone have comments/opinions (har!) on ceiling heat. Subject is a small, rancher with open living/dining/kitchen area and small, boxy bedrooms. Not sure what isulation is. Just lookin... Read more »

Deadbolt stuck in locked position. Removed all parts and it is still stuck.

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Hello, The deadbolt lock broke when I tried unlocking it. When I unscrewed it I noticed a few small pieces fell out which i couldn't figure out how to put back in. I putting a flat head and turning t... Read more »

Common property door lock keeps getting changed by one of the unit owners

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The problem is a common property balcony which can be used for BBQs etc which has a locked access door to prevent anyone other than the unit owners or renters from using it, having one of the u... Read more »

switch with indicator light - no neutral

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I want a light switch with an indicator light. All I can find needs a neutral. My switch only has hot wire. Any such switch that works with only hot wire? This is 220 V. Thanks. Read more »

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