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01-18-19, 06:38 PM
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So, I had this carpet redone, full install of new...

So, I had this carpet redone, full install of new carpet, and again, holes in the carpet. It turns out the holes are over the tack strips and the thread is through the backing. If the carpet is...
01-12-19, 10:43 PM
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Posted By demo_beta

Yeah I just came across that. ...

Yeah I just came across that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQd2JJ2XA20

^ I think that's what I've got. Always learning something. Thanks.
01-12-19, 09:33 PM
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Installing Ceiling Light Fixture and Found Aluminum Wires

I didn't know any better and installed the fixture. When I turned the power back on and flipped the switch I got nothing (I ran back to the breaker and removed the fixture as quick as I could;...
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For reference, as I couldn't find this info...

For reference, as I couldn't find this info anywhere online:

This was a Gerber Faucet.

The brass ring is a retaining ring for for the coupling. They do not sell replacement rings, but I was...
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Posted By demo_beta

I assure you, it is brass. I had to use...

I assure you, it is brass. I had to use penetrating oil to remove it.
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Posted By demo_beta

Photos of the spout which is leaking. shadows :x

Photos of the spout which is leaking. shadows :x
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Posted By demo_beta

Utility Sink Faucet Repair

It's times like these when you really miss the old man. (apologies if I'm using any incorrect terms in the following)

I've got an old 2 valve utility sink faucet that was leaking from the retainer...
12-07-18, 10:51 PM
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Posted By demo_beta

First two pictures are of the "hole." The third...

First two pictures are of the "hole." The third picture is what I found when I ran my finger across the seam (it was all tucked in). The last picture is where it appears to be only tucked with no...
12-06-18, 09:13 PM
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Posted By demo_beta

Again, thanks for all the input. IMO I thought...

Again, thanks for all the input. IMO I thought they could have went 3 yards less and just seamed inside of the closet instead of having a solid cut int he closet, but perhaps that's standard.

If...
12-04-18, 08:55 PM
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Posted By demo_beta

Thanks for the replies. Things were just adding...

Thanks for the replies. Things were just adding up with this job (they also oversold me, I've got a roll of 20% waste on my living room floor too).

I've told them that they can give me a new...
12-04-18, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By demo_beta

Damaged New Carpet, What to Accept?

Hello.

I'm looking for advice on my course of action for brand new carpet that was either defective or damaged by the installer.

I purchased a higher end loop carpet (Anso, 45 oz) and there is...
02-19-18, 11:26 PM
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Posted By demo_beta

Mounting on Plaster

Hey all. I'm in need of some confidence before I begin hanging some items on 80 year old plaster walls.

I've got a few low-weight bearing items to mount (medicine cabinet, mirror, floating...
11-06-17, 10:39 PM
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Posted By demo_beta

No Power to HVAC Unit

Hello everyone.

This is regarding a Luxaire Furnace Model G8T06012UHA11A. As of 48 hours ago the system was running without issue.

I cam home from work toady and switched the unit to heat and...
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Long Time Between Primer and Paint

So I was doing some painting and had to go out of town for work on short notice. The short story is that I have walls that I primed a little over 3 months ago (latex, indoors).

I've read that this...
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Posted By demo_beta

Thanks for the reply. It's the Kenmore 41162...

Thanks for the reply.

It's the Kenmore 41162 washer and 91182 gas dryer. The associated stacking kit is the LG KSTK1.

There is no way this stacking kit can be properly secured to the washer...
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Posted By demo_beta

Universal or DIY Washer/Dryer Stacking Kit

Hello.

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a universal type washer/dryer stacking kit. I purchased a Kenmore set which comes with an LG stacking kit; however, it does not fit and Sears is not help.
...
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Posted By demo_beta

High heat and suction would be the only...

High heat and suction would be the only possibility, but I would say within a few hours of the paint getting on the carpet. :\
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Touch Up With a Roller

So, I'm painting in dark green color and two coats look pretty good (used high quality paints and a tinted primer); however, I've got some light spots around parts of the cut in. Part of this is due...
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Painting Walls with Mini Roller

I'm painting my kitchen (small) this weekend and have come to the conclusion that there is really only 3 small sections where I can use a full size roller. A lot of the area is under and around...
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It's on a first floor, but the dryer vent is at...

It's on a first floor, but the dryer vent is at the ground level and the dryer will be stacked on a top.

I think I might be able to fit those appliance rollers under and just make the clearance....
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Views: 9,273
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Installing Stacked Washer/Dryer in Tight Space

I'm wondering there are any tricks or tips on doing this.

I plan on installing separate front loading washer and dryer in their stacked configuration. They will be at the end of a small hall that...
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Views: 4,065
Posted By demo_beta

It did work before I disassembled it and I did...

It did work before I disassembled it and I did one fan at a time.

There doesn't seem to be anything that I can adjust. The housing is seated lower around the entire circumference of the fan.
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Posted By demo_beta

Pictures

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It's rubbing at that upper clear plastic housing.
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Posted By demo_beta

Ceiling fan blades are rubbing light housing

This is an older ceiling fan and I don't have the model.

Anyway, there are two identical ceiling fans in the condo I just purchased. I disassembled both of them to clean them. The first one went...
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Views: 884
Posted By demo_beta

Thanks for the replys. I have no need to...

Thanks for the replys.

I have no need to test the underlying coats of paint, they're 75 years old and I know they contain lead.

I'm really wondering if there is any need for precautions in...
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