Home Repair - Main Page

Home Repair - If it ain't broken, don't fix it. Otherwise look here.. This forums is a Web, Mobile and Social Media interface to alt.home.repair.
There are 839660 articles in 72448 discussions. See the most recent and the best rated articles in Home Repair

The most recent discussions

Asimov, was: OT: more fake news

October 18, 2019, 4:53 pm

In notX writes: [snip] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breeds_There_a_Man...%3F -- _____________________________________________________ Knowledge may be power, but communications is the key ... Read more »

10' X 20' steel frame Canopy

October 17, 2019, 4:51 pm

Need new roof Read more »

Wasted garage ceiling height

  [ 2 ]
October 17, 2019, 1:50 pm

I was just thinking about the wasted space in my garage. The ceiling is slightly over 10ft but the garage doors are 7ft tall. The garage door rails hang down at the 7ft level so that is the heigh... Read more »

Expensive shack. $225 million

October 17, 2019, 11:23 am

Read more »

OT: Boeing partners with Porsche on electric flying car

October 16, 2019, 6:43 pm

(Reuters) - U.S. planemaker Boeing Co said on Thursday it was working with Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) sports car brand, Porsche, to develop a concept electric flying vehicle capable of transporting p... Read more »

Anyone figure out how to block robocalls?

October 16, 2019, 6:04 pm

On a landline. Most Google responses were for a cell phone. Making it more difficult, I have answering machines in my home and adjacent office so would need two of the devices or whatever. My ans... Read more »

Battery Derangement

  [ 2 3 ]
October 16, 2019, 3:15 pm

Stolen from another newsgroup For those who think that EV's will save the environment: https://www.city-journal.org/electric-vehicle-batteries Battery Derangement Electric vehicles won’t save t... Read more »

Washing machine repair and cleaning

October 16, 2019, 2:33 pm

Have been replacing the bearings on a Cabrio washer and am fairly creeped out by the slime coating, particularly on the outside surface of the drum. Is there any known way to prevent this slime... Read more »

OT: uneven cooking in microwaves

  [ 2 3 4 5 ]
October 16, 2019, 2:30 pm

When will we invent a microwave oven that cooks evenly? There must be some way to install reflectors around the cooking area to randomise the waves. Read more »

Mixing Timbor and antifreeze as DIY Boracare

October 15, 2019, 12:31 am

I have a fairly serious dry rot problem in a plywood floor over a crawlspac e. i have dug out all the rot i can find and replaced the bad wood. Then i looked for a treatment to keep the rot from c... Read more »

Click here for other recent discussions »

The best rated discussions

Would you buy a Ryobi Pressure Washer from Home Depot

rating: 5
  [ 2 ]

From: Michael Bushey Newsgroups: alt.home.repair I am in the market for a pressure washer, cold water gasoline, in the 2500 psi range. Where I live in Maine is very rural. Only one local ... Read more »

Part for Lakewood Kool Operator floor fan

rating: 5

Need feet for Lakewood Operator Fan. Help. Who to contact to order. This is a floor fan. https://www.homeownershub.com/img/it https://www.homeownershub.com/img/iu Read more »

Does Anybody Have this Sears Retractable Work Light?

rating: 5

Day before yesterday I bought this Sears retractable work light http://tinyurl.com/5wm4e. It is too easy to pull the wire out of the reel. That is, the retracting spring in the reel is not wound ti... Read more »

Propane torch questions

rating: 5

I finally got around to trying my hand at sweating copper, and it went well (except the appearance, but it doesn't matter in this application...). But: My aged Berz-O-Matic wasn't working very well ... Read more »

Which side of toilet for paper holder?

rating: 5

I saw a posting somewhere (maybe here) where the poster was concerned that the toilet paper holder would be on the left side of the seated person. Th e poster was concerned about right-handed per... Read more »

Honeywell circuit board wiring harness short Bryant furnace

rating: 5

Our oil fired furnace didn't kick on the other day when the temp dropped. T his happens once or twice a month during the winter. I simply access the r eset button and all is well (why the reset bu... Read more »

Insulating a fridge in the garage?

rating: 5

I have a fridge in my unheated garage that seemed to break on me last year, but I postponed getting fixed when it mysteriously started keeping things cool again. It wasn't until I read last month's ... Read more »

Off the shelf water inlet valve adapter

rating: 5

Kenmore side by side refer/freezer has a water dispenser leak. Google tells me that it is probably a bad water inlet valve, or low water pressure.. The supply is a R.O. under the sink system th... Read more »

Old phone jacks

rating: 5
  [ 2 ]

I am remodeling an old house and in some of the rooms on the baseboard are very old phone jacks. However in the living room and family rooms, they installed two jacks, like below: http://i173.phot... Read more »

Bryant propane heater can't possibly be wired reversed (red LED blinks cons...

rating: 5
  [ 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ]

Troubleshooting advice requested, because the LED blinking constantly supposedly indicates that the heater is wired in reverse (which really isn't very likely, so I must be misinterpreting someth... Read more »

HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.