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I have tried cleaning with bleach around the base...

I have tried cleaning with bleach around the base of the toilet(even puddling it around the base, so it goes underneath-it always runs out the opposite side because the floor must be slightly...
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Question urine smell in bathroom-replace sub-floor?

There is a urine smell in my kid's bathroom that won't go away, even after completely scouring. I'm guessing after reading the forums that maybe there is a crack in the wax seal. A couple of...
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Question burnt smell in microwave

Last week I apparently overcooked a frozen piece of BBQ chicken in microwave & the white smoke came billowing out of it & filled the kitchen. I didn't see any flames, just smoke. It melted a hole in...
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Question oil-based primer

Thanks for the input. I have a question about using an oil-based primer. Parts of the floor (on most of the areas to be treated) have some NON-oil-based paint on them already from when the builders...
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Unhappy cat urine smell

We just removed carpeting to install Alloc laminate over a plywood subfloor. I was hoping the cat pee was only in the carpet & pad, but there is still a smell in some areas of the plywood. Before we...
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Question parking tab montana

I have a 2000 montana that has windshiled wiper issues. They work fine on the regular cycles, but on intermittant settings & when turned off, the park in the middle of the windshield. I had a part...
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Smile 2000 montana

I have the same van. Over all, I love the space it has, more than most other vans & it has served a family of 5 well. About 95,000 miles on it. The electrical system is something to be desired- have...
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Question locked montana door

:confused: Just wondering if you solved the locked sliding door problem. I have a 2000 Montana & still have yet to get the recall issue done, but the auto-sliding door has decided to stay locked & we...
02-03-07, 04:01 PM
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tiles on mirror

The mirror is about 3' x3', & is attached by clips, but they are metal, not plastic.
01-26-07, 12:40 PM
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Question frame mirror in stone tile

I have a large bathroom mirror that I would like to frame. I want a natural stone look in the bathroom, so I was thinking of using 2" x12" stone border tile strips with pebble size stones(the kind...
01-26-07, 10:52 AM
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Our current sidesplash is attached on the side,...

Our current sidesplash is attached on the side, maybe they come different now, which would be better. By the way, what type of material is used to attach the sidesplash to the vanity top? Is it...
01-26-07, 06:03 AM
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Question measuring for vanity top

Currently I have a corner vanity top with back splash & sidesplash. It measures 29 1/2" wide (30 1/2" including the side splash). The sink & vanity top are two pieces.
I found a solid surface...
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Question removing green algae color

We have a deck that hasn't been treated in some time. Until we scrubbed & rinsed repeatedly with a bleach/water/detergent solution, it was slippery with green algae/mold.
Now that the fuzz &...
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Views: 1,776
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Question flapper sticking

The flapper on our toilet gets stuck in the "up" position when flushed. We then have to give it a push down to seat it & then it fills properly. We have already replaced the flapper. The two side...
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Question retaining edging

Thanks for your reply. Do we put the retaining edging along the grass side (front) of the pavers, or along the landscape stone side (back)?
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Unhappy pavers for edging heaving

Last year we had a paver sidewalk installed along with using the pavers "on-edge" along the front of our landscaping. The sidewalk survived the winter with no heaving & looks great. The edging with...
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Question Whirlpool dishwasher no power

I have a Whirlpool Gold dishwasher that we bought new 16 mos. ago. Suddenly the lights & power on the front panel controls do not work. I think the electric is still under warranty, but I am trying...
04-17-04, 08:34 AM
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Views: 6,217
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Smile thanks

Thanks for the tips, I'll be starting on these this afternoon.
04-16-04, 08:49 AM
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shade locking pully

When you use the locking pully, is everything rigged the same way as for the cleat method (3-5 individual strings up through the holes, each strung through eye hooks) & is the pully mounted to the...
04-15-04, 08:38 AM
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roman shades

I would like to make roman shades & use a locking mechanism for the cord rather than the cleat method. Does anyone know how to rig the shade this way? Also, could I use grommets instead of the...
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Lightbulb sand texture paints

I have used a different brand (McKlosky)of sand textured paint & found that you have to work quick, keep it stirred & KEEP A WET EDGE. Other than having trouble getting the paint to match it's color...
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Question We have a deck that is about 10 years old & made...

We have a deck that is about 10 years old & made from cedar. We have kept up on preserving the wood each year or so with semi-transparent deck stain w/uv protection, etc., so the wood is in good...
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