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02-16-21, 07:36 PM
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Jack’s Beanstalk Leaves Curling Up

Hello:

I have had a Jack’s beanstalk (https://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/jacks-beanstalk/) (Castanospermum austral) as a houseplant for about 2 years now, and I quite like it.

However, something...
02-16-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
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Location of Filter in my Gas Heater & How to Replace?

Hello!

I have an old gas-powered heater in my apartment (pics below) and I would like to know where the filter is so that I can replace it.

There is the tall, main unit with the pilot light in...
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By newyork

Thanks for the helpful replies. I am not so...

Thanks for the helpful replies.

I am not so worried about connecting the lower part of the supply line because it is easy to get to.

I am more concerned about the top part which is SO DARN hard...
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Views: 267
Posted By newyork

Leak in Supply Line Under Sink

Hi all:

So I have a slight leak in the supply line under the bathroom sink (pic attached).

It was working fine but there was a leak in the top portion of the supply line (which attaches to the...
06-16-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By newyork

This plant is a New Zealand pittosporum

This plant is a New Zealand pittosporum
05-05-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By newyork

What kind of Hedge is this?

Hi all:

So I have this fast growing hedge in my apartment and I wanted to know what it was. It is currently about 15 feet high. Thanks!
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Views: 507
Posted By newyork

Installing Corner Shelves

Hello:

I found what I think are corner shelves laying around in the house - pics attached.

The first pic is of the 4 pieces (which would be 2 shelves, I presume). The second pic shows the...
10-26-18, 08:47 PM
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Views: 1,019
Posted By newyork

What's wrong with my Aloe?

Hi all: I have had good luck with growing aloe vera indoor and outdoors in zone 10a, and have about 10 separate aloes from a single mother plant.

However, I have been having trouble with some of...
12-06-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,964
Posted By newyork

Replacing Plug on DeLonghi Radiator Heater

Hello:

I need some ideas for replacing the plug for my radiator heater – DeLonghi 1500W “The Incredible Heat Machine”
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Some years ago, the plug on this melted when in operation in...
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Views: 613
Posted By newyork

How to Remove (and Rewire) This Light Fixture?

Hello:

I have this old light fixture in the bathroom and the plug short circuited some time ago. I am planning to add a new wire with a new plug and switch.

1. How do I get this fixture off? ...
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By newyork

Is this fixture a motion sensitive light?

Hello:

I have a light bulb installed outside my door, and for some reason, it seems to have a mind of its own – sometimes it lights on when I switch it on, and (most times), it lights for an...
04-26-16, 08:58 PM
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Views: 1,582
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Problems with my Pachira Braid

Hello:

I have had a Pachira Braid plant indoors for about 2 years now. For the last few months, some of the leaves have started to turn brown from the tip. Eventually, the whole leaf turns brown...
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Wingnut to the rescue. Everything works fine...

Wingnut to the rescue. Everything works fine now, I can hear the fan running faster than before, a little bit noisy but acceptable.
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Views: 13,244
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Thanks for all your help. I got it reasonably...

Thanks for all your help. I got it reasonably cleaned - the Pine Sol in a spray worked like a charm - spray, let sit for a while, wipe. I did this probably 10 times over the course of a day and I...
04-20-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,148
Posted By newyork

Thanks! I am cutting off those leaves now :(

Thanks! I am cutting off those leaves now :(
04-20-16, 06:33 PM
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Views: 2,148
Posted By newyork

Dark Spots on Tomato Leaf

Hi all:

I planted some tomato plants a couple of weeks ago and I am noticing these dark spots on the leaf of one of the plants. Any idea what it is, and what I should be doing?

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Thanks for all the tips, I have the frame soaking...

Thanks for all the tips, I have the frame soaking in Pine Sol (which smells quite nice :))

Apologies for the grossness but here is a pic of the fan, and it is a bit different from the one that...
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Views: 13,244
Posted By newyork

Thanks much. Actually, the center piece had to...

Thanks much. Actually, the center piece had to be unscrewed, and with a good bit of WD 40 and perseverance, I was able to get it off. It is now soaking in dish soap.

Is there a good degreaser...
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Views: 13,244
Posted By newyork

Smile Removing/cleaning old kitchen exhaust fan?

Hello everyone:

I have a really old exhaust fan above the stove and it needs a serious cleaning, I can see the gunk that has built up around the fan (and so can you thanks to the pic!).
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