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Rare Photo of the UK leaving the EU


June 15, 2019, 7:01 pm

http://asset-4.soupcdn.com/asset/14438/4209_4f82_500.jpeg Price = minus a few hundred billion euros to the UK. Any takers? []'s -- Don't be evil - Google 2004 We have a new policy - Google... Read more »

Extending Circuits


June 15, 2019, 2:22 pm

Redoing entryway to old house...the new wiring will be just all the previous electrical circuits only we've widened the entry by a couple feet so will be short just a little. It would be a very ... Read more »

Interesting law


June 15, 2019, 3:18 am

Starting in 2020, Nevada employers cannot refuse to hire a job applicant fo r failing a marijuana screening test, making it the first state to pass suc h a law. It is unlawful for any employer in ... Read more »

Lawn Sprinkler Troubleshooting


June 13, 2019, 8:42 pm

If you all recall, I had one zone that would not put out enough pressure/volume to pop-up the heads and the water just dribbled from all heads. Finally through in the towel and called a sprinkle... Read more »

Can someone recommend a plumbing or home repair web site please?


June 13, 2019, 4:31 pm

Can someone recommend a plumbing or home repair web site please? Read more »

Flanged Grip for Walking Stick


June 12, 2019, 11:04 pm

I want to make a simple and straight walking stick from a 1 inch diameter wooden dowel. The stick will be straight, that is there are no bends for a hand grip. Rather that relying on friction alo... Read more »

Legalities of changing sockets and brakes in England?

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June 12, 2019, 5:02 pm

This is insane. Legally (like anyone pays any attention to these laws) you cannot do simple things like fitting an electrical socket to your own home, but you can change the brakes on your car. The... Read more »

Kidde 10-Year Smoke Alarms


June 12, 2019, 2:26 pm

Anybody besides me having problems with a Kidde 10-Year Smoke Alarm- the circular one with the sealed-in lithium battery? I've had three of them properly placed and mounted in my house for a goo... Read more »

Clare - are smaller car tires easier to balance than SUV tires?

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June 12, 2019, 5:52 am

Clare - are smaller car tires easier to balance than SUV tires? A neighbor was in need of tires who knew that I had bought a few extra for her long ago where they've been sitting outside in the r... Read more »

Fridge Freezer leak?


June 10, 2019, 11:46 pm

I have a problem lately with my refrigerator. its a Hotpoint GE 18 cubic f eet. Its a 2 door type, freezer on the top. On the shelves below, mainly th e top one where I keep fresh, raw meats and m... Read more »

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reciprocating saw question- probelm with blade

rating: 5

Hi, I just bought a Ryobi rec- saw... When I use it sometimes the blade comes out of the unit and gets stock in the wood. I then have to remove the blade and re- insert into the machine..; Has anyone... Read more »

Best jigsaw for a homeowner...

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I'm a homeowner who will give light to moderate use of a jigsaw. Which would you suggest as the best one for such use? Can I get by with a $49 Skil at HD, or should I go with something at $100+? Th... Read more »

how do you remove terrazzo floor

rating: 5

We are going to lay tile in the whole house and we want the floor to be the all same level. Part of the house - the two bathrooms and the entryway - have terrazzo poured over the slab foundadation. W... Read more »

Light Switch & Fixture Problem

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A friend asked me to help her repair her bathroom light switch, which had stopped working. By the time I got there, she had already installed a new switch, but it still wouldn't work. .It's a one... Read more »

Miter versus Chop Saw

rating: 5

Can I use my 10 compound miter saw to cut ferrous metal? Abrasive chop saw wheels have the same arbor size (5/8) and similar speeds (3900 - 5000 rpm). My saw is rated at 15 amps and runs 4800 rpm. ... Read more »

Building a pole barn shop

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I am wanting to build an extra garage because mine is full. I am thinking of building a pole barn type with 2 garage doors. Probably 30x30. I have been fighting with the idea of building it myself. I... Read more »

Okeefe and Merritt oven won't light, pilot light very low and not adjustabl...

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Have an Okeefe & Merritt Model 55-280-5. It had been working fine. Now pilot is very low (a change) and the adjustment screw under the griddle does not change the pilot height. Main gas valve does no... Read more »

Nutone IK-25 Door Intercom schematic

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I just bought an Nutone IK-25 door intercom. However, the documentation is pretty bad. I actually wanted a schematic of the master unit, but Nutone says they don't even have it as the product ... Read more »

Cutting a cultured marble vanity top

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A friend is remodeling his bathroom. He has one of those cultured marble vanity tops which still looks like new. The bottom of it is stamped 2008. so its 10 years old. He was going to throw it in t... Read more »

Multiple chimes on a single doorbell button

rating: 5

We would like to have several (3-4) chimes activated from a single doorbell button. What would the best way to do this. The searches I have done talk about a more powerful transformer, but no spec... Read more »

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