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Thanks, guys. That's one less task I have to...

Thanks, guys. That's one less task I have to complete this month!
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Posted By Brad26

Outdoor Lighting winterization?

This is our first season with outdoor lights on our patio. Should they be taken down and stored for the winter, or is it okay to leave them hanging all season?
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Deck Privacy ideas

We have been in our home for ~ 2 years now. The back deck is covered and is very private... except for a view of our neighbors toys and back room. We want to increase our privacy back here, but need...
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Follow-up: yes, I pulled the whole thing out...

Follow-up: yes, I pulled the whole thing out again and checked the drain. No visible cracks and no spots in the basement ceiling when I poured water into the open flange. Further inspection...
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Cool Resetting toilet: what was that sound?

I wish I had taken some pictures to help explain things, but I didn't think of it until later. These late night projects never go well, anyway!

Here goes...

The half-bath on our first floor...
07-06-17, 05:12 AM
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Posted By Brad26

Mosiac tile on uneven wall

My wife wants a mosaic tile installed on the kitchen walls above the backsplash. However, our kitchen backsplash has some areas where it doesn’t sit flush against the wall (drywall issue?). The gap...
01-07-16, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Brad26

Will do. I will open it up this weekend and get...

Will do. I will open it up this weekend and get the number.

Thanks!
01-05-16, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Brad26

A/C fan noise

My 22-year old Trane heat pump system is starting to make noise. The fan bearings are chirping/squeaking when it runs. Can these bearings be greased or is it time to replace the fan?

Thanks in...
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Posted By Brad26

"Flat-bottom" dado isn't

I attempted to cut a 1/4" dado for a new set of kitchen drawers. The Diablo 8" Stacked Dado set advertised "flat-bottomed" dadoes. As you can see in the attached photos, it's not. Any suggestions...
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Posted By Brad26

Thanks, guys. I found this description on...

Thanks, guys. I found this description on another site...
Kenmore Evenheat 800 dryer keeps shutting down before clothes are dry 110.69822801 | ShopYourWay...
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Posted By Brad26

Next idea?

I finally had time to replace my dryer control board this morning. No success. The dryer still starts and stays running & heating when the timer is at 40 minutes or less. Above that, it only runs...
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Posted By Brad26

Thanks. I'm ordering it today. I'll let you know...

Thanks. I'm ordering it today. I'll let you know the results.
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Posted By Brad26

So you recommend replacing the control board...

So you recommend replacing the control board before the timer? Just curious... I have no experience here (but replacing the timer is the cheaper option).

Thanks again,
Brad
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Posted By Brad26

model #

Pete,
The model # is 110.69822801. The problem occurs in the straight timed dry cycle. IF the timer is turned past 45 minutes, the dryer starts while the START button is pushed and then stops when...
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Posted By Brad26

Kenmore.800 series dryer losing time

We have a Knemore 800 series dryer purchased in 2007. It has never give us trouble until recently. Over the last 4-6 months, the dryer cycle time has reduced the available drying cycle time. The...
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Posted By Brad26

Thanks, Norm. The handle only fits the top...

Thanks, Norm. The handle only fits the top splines at 90° increments, so that's not it. The alignment issue seems to be coming from the lower splines. The replacement cartridge lower section...
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Posted By Brad26

Faucet cartridge issues

Our master bathroom sink HW faucet has started leaking, so I am attempting to install a replacement cartridge. It's a Price Pfister 3G-3H. This is the second one I replaced. The first one was 6...
02-05-13, 05:49 AM
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Posted By Brad26

follow-up

After a hard weekend of floor prep, I can honestly say the mastic is not going anywhere. Some tiles popped loose, but many others had to be chipped away one piece at a time. The bare floor was swept...
01-22-13, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Brad26

Question Installing new vinyl tile over old mastic?

Is it acceptable to install new vinyl tile over old (black) mastic? The project is an old farmhouse where my parents now live. Both the existing tiles and the mastic probably have asbestos. I've...
01-09-12, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Brad26

Finishing a kitchen backspash

We had new countertops installed awhile back, and there are areas where the backsplash has gapped from the wall. I assume the wall isn't square here:
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Posted By Brad26

broken tub handle

Thanks, I'll try that. I think the results will be good. The only additional problem I have is the fiberglass surround. The RH side hole has become ovalized, and I'm not sure how to fill it in...
12-08-11, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Brad26

mechanical scraping

Good advice, guys. The hand scraper was just taking too long, so I brought out the ROS last night. Using 60-grit sandpaper, it did a much better job on the floor. I might even try the belt sander...
11-28-11, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Brad26

Prepping concrete floor for tile?

Our basement laundry room originally had a VCT floor covering over concrete. I have removed all of the vinyl tiles, but what appears to be adhesive can be seen on the concrete. I have read that the...
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Posted By Brad26

How to replace shower broken shower rail?

The shower rail in one of our bathrooms finally failed. As you can see it had several internal cracks and just needed some encouragement.

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11-03-11, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Brad26

I switched from aluminum to carbon last year. ...

I switched from aluminum to carbon last year. The change was noticeable! The ride is smoother and absorbs small bumps better. The frame is VERY stiff without all the small transmitted vibrations...
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