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01-16-21, 05:46 PM
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Posted By richpodraza

Ok that solved it, thanks guys!

Ok that solved it, thanks guys!
01-16-21, 09:44 AM
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Posted By richpodraza

"Loose" outlet and its affect on adjacent outlet

I'm have a weird problem with the outlets in a bedroom. One outlet is "loose" meaning when I plug something in firmly, it doesn't get power. But I can sort of jiggle the plug, pull it out slightly...
01-09-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By richpodraza

Ok thanks again. I tried adjusting the hardware I...

Ok thanks again. I tried adjusting the hardware I have now and got it fitting the way I want! I had to tweak the hinges for the left hand door too, that made a small difference. I appreciate all your...
01-09-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By richpodraza

Ok thanks for the info, I will try those steps...

Ok thanks for the info, I will try those steps soon. One question in the meantime. When you say you think my mounting plates should be zeroes, is that referring to the thickness of the plate? What...
01-09-21, 06:20 AM
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Views: 439
Posted By richpodraza

I think it did come with a mounting plate but I'm...

I think it did come with a mounting plate but I'm not really sure what I'm looking at. I can see with this piece that screws in to the inside frame it's actually two pieces that seem to be held...
01-08-21, 07:21 AM
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Views: 439
Posted By richpodraza

So I got the new overlay 170 degree hinges and...

So I got the new overlay 170 degree hinges and they are very close but not quite a fit. I am hoping they just need to be adjusted somehow, but I have no idea how to adjust these hinges effectively....
12-25-20, 12:38 PM
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Views: 439
Posted By richpodraza

It's probably because I can't picture this...

It's probably because I can't picture this correctly, but doesn't 120 degrees seem like too little? My original posts show that door opened just beyond 90 degrees...120 isn't much more. It would...
12-25-20, 10:32 AM
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Views: 439
Posted By richpodraza

I was able to find new hinges and swap them out...

I was able to find new hinges and swap them out without much trouble. The opening range is good with these new ones. But there's a different problem now - the main door won't close. It hits the frame...
12-19-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By richpodraza

How to fix these corner cabinet doors?

I had some kitchen cabinets made and installed recently. I have two problems with the hinges, and these corner cabinets specifically.

1. With the corner cabinets, the door only opens to about 90...
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By richpodraza

Thanks all, that diagram helped a lot in...

Thanks all, that diagram helped a lot in understanding the insides of this thing. I fixed it eventually by disconnecting the drain hose from the disposal and vacuuming it out. That, plus cleaning it...
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Views: 274
Posted By richpodraza

Thanks Norm, that info just covers what I've...

Thanks Norm, that info just covers what I've already done. I'm really asking for advice on going beyond that

I guess I should add - I have not tried calling Bosch yet. I guess my assumption is...
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Views: 274
Posted By richpodraza

The error is E25. The rest of this response is to...

The error is E25. The rest of this response is to meet the 25 character minimum :)
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By richpodraza

Clogged dishwasher drain

I have a Bosch SHXM63W55N that is pretty new. I made a mess in the kitchen yesterday when I tried to put a bunch of potato peels down the garbage disposal. It got clogged, and in trying to clear the...
06-08-20, 07:49 PM
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Views: 338
Posted By richpodraza

Preparing to put LVP in a bathroom

I want to remodel our kids' upstairs bathroom and want to remove the existing sheet vinyl and put in LVP. Part of the reason I want to remove the existing sheet vinyl is we also want to replace the...
10-14-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By richpodraza

That's a good thought, but the kids are young and...

That's a good thought, but the kids are young and we are almost always with them outside. Could this be from deer? Or squirrels? I also thought of falling tree debris, but that's not consistent with...
10-14-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By richpodraza

What is this wood damage from and how can I protect against it?

https://photos.app.goo.gl/xSQV6Ff1Zf9ZRt7AA

This is a backyard playset. It's only about a year old. I've noticed this kind of damage that looks like it's from an animal of some kind. The playset...
05-05-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By richpodraza

Well I am not 100% sure there isn't anything...

Well I am not 100% sure there isn't anything wrong with the hinge/frame/jamb. This is my first time dealing with this kind of problem. Do these pictures help? It looks rectangular and evenly spaced...
05-04-18, 06:07 PM
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Views: 1,028
Posted By richpodraza

This house was built in the 90s, and the door was...

This house was built in the 90s, and the door was like this when we moved in. So I'm not really sure why it is so far off, but one thing I can say is the door actually does have fairly even spacing...
05-04-18, 02:54 PM
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Views: 1,028
Posted By richpodraza

That did not work, it seems like the frame must...

That did not work, it seems like the frame must have settled resulting in the door being misaligned even though the hinges are screwed in all the way. Any other suggestions?
05-04-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By richpodraza

How to fix this door latch?

The latch part is somehow vertically off by a good half inch or so from fitting in the hole. My first though is to take off the female part and fill the hole with some kind of epoxy or wood filler,...
04-21-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,273
Posted By richpodraza

Convert coax cable coming out of wall into an outlet

I have a coax cable (for cable/internet) just coming out of the wall, like this picture shows. The end is male, intended to go right into the TV/modem/cable box. The cable is actually quite long, at...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,687
Posted By richpodraza

Thanks PJ! I'm surprised a web search didn't turn...

Thanks PJ! I'm surprised a web search didn't turn up that answer. .
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Views: 1,687
Posted By richpodraza

What kind of shower faucet cartridge do I need?

My shower handle is getting very difficult to turn, so I am looking at replacing the cartridge. I disassembled it and pulled out the old cartridge but was unable to find a model number that I could...
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By richpodraza

Thanks for those details. I'm not sure the...

Thanks for those details. I'm not sure the picture shows this clearly but the hinge was actually ripped off the cabinet interior, not the door. Does what you suggested still apply? The basic idea of...
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By richpodraza

Recommendation on fixing broken cabinet hinge

https://photos.app.goo.gl/EFzIiSTDdOK4JTjw2

this kitchen cabinet hinge got ripped off of the cabinet. I would prefer to not have to replace the actual cabinets or cut any section of them. Is there...
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