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Gutter cleaning


April 19, 2019, 10:38 pm

Now that I'm almost 70, my wife insisted that I call a guy to clean the gutters. After a ten month wait, I decided to just do it myself. Had to do it when my wife was not watching. I wonder if I... Read more »

I was hacked.


April 19, 2019, 10:04 pm

I know the ip address. How do i look that up? Read more »

Maytag Oven problem


April 18, 2019, 11:19 pm

Have not posted here in ages as all has been working fine until today. I have a Maytag *gas* oven model MGR5765QDB that just quit today. All burners OK but neither oven or broiler work Per the... Read more »

Notre Dame Cathedral fire


April 18, 2019, 10:51 pm

The police are still not sure who or how the cathederal fire started. But Quasimodo has a hunch. Read more »

Check valve


April 18, 2019, 6:27 pm

I am looking for a check valve that will work with 1/4 ID tubing. I have not had much luck. Thanks, Andy Read more »

Horizontal cable balusters


April 15, 2019, 8:00 pm

I have seen pictures of cable rail balusters that seem to be spaced quite far apart. I thought horizontal balusters were forbidden because kids could climb on them. Then I saw this this pix with ... Read more »

damage to the undercarriage!

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April 15, 2019, 5:56 pm

I rented a car and bought insurance, but even if I had zero-deductible, it would not apply at all to the undercarriage. What is the undercarriage? The chassis and all the suspension parts? The ... Read more »

Tool animation


April 15, 2019, 4:48 pm

Neat to see, but I guess you have to have a lot of time on your hands to make something like this' https://imgur.com/gallery/Gz6pIGh Read more »

Tire pressure

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April 15, 2019, 5:32 am

I don't remember if my car at home has tire-pressure monitoring but the rental car does and of course the rental company gave me no information about how to use it. It seems to me that when the l... Read more »

Two more deaths at Grand Canyon

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April 14, 2019, 8:17 pm

Saw this articles about two more people falling to their death in the Grand Canyon https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/2-more-fatal-falls-at-grand-canyon-follow-dozens-of-others/ar-BBVUv3D?li=BBn... Read more »

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Toilet Tank Standpipe

rating: 5

There is a leak we can't find. Replaced float assembly and flapper. It's a slow leak. With the supply cut off at the wall, it leaks down to below the flapper. How is the standpipe (overflow) remov... Read more »

Shingles blowing off roof PEAK

rating: 5

Recently many shingles have been blowing off the roof of my house. It appears as though the roofer placed many tiles along the peak of the roof, just stacking them on with a bit of roofing tar to hol... Read more »

A new privacy wood fence after junk older one lasts 25 years Any new materi...

rating: 5

Hi, Are there any new materials used to build fences and decks? I want to replace the entire 300 foot fence and probably the floor of the deck. They are the usual treated wood with specialized posts... Read more »

Maytag agitator oil leak

rating: 5

My Maytag washer is leaking a black oil during wash cycle which smears on our clothes, etc. I have removed the agitator and cleaned the oily buildup from the shaft. As I wiggled the shaft, the oily ... Read more »

Moen Kichen faucet..cartridge removal

rating: 5

Unable to remove actually... 7 year old moen single handle faucet (came with new home)that has the sprayer that comes out of the main unit. Unit looks fine, but leaks after use for a short bit...see... Read more »

OT: Sears, put a fork in us, we're done

rating: 5

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/13/sears-earnings-q2-2018.html Look at the chart of same store sales going back to 2008. Only one quarter where there was a gain in same store sales and it was very s... Read more »

Creaking stairs and floors in new house

rating: 5

Hi, I've been in my newly built house for 5 months now and I've noticed that a couple of the stairs are creaking and if I step on a particular area in my tiled bathroom there is a small but disti... Read more »

How to glue smooth vinyl to lexan, or to small steel washers, for a short t...

rating: 5

How to glue smooth vinyl to lexan, or to small steel washers, for a short time? I'm still working on putting in a polycarbonate (lexan) replacement for the broken glass rear window in my converti... Read more »

Sectv

rating: 5

Sectv for me 18706 in PA. Up 2 bucks no notice. I hate sectv more than my big losses Read more »

Bathtub faucet handle is stuck

rating: 5

I can turn the water on and off (well, not completely off), but I can't remove the handle to try and fix the leak. My father in law (an HVAC contractor) banged on it and presumes 20 years of calcium ... Read more »

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