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thank's for the replies, guess it wouldn't be the...

thank's for the replies, guess it wouldn't be the hassle, take care everyone.
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Saving energy?

I just bought a new car and with it came a 50" panasonic plasma tv. I have heard that the big screen tv's draw a lot of electricity and that it is best to cut the power, unplug or turn off the surge...
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gmc suburban

hi all, still driving my 97 gmc suburban. i have a problem with my back door. i have power locks with a separate button inside the back door. the doors are double panel doors, i guess that is what...
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supporting porch roof

hello, i am replacing my covered porch with vinyl posts and rail, also the deck with fir tongue and groove. i have a couple of qestions. what is the proper way to support the existing roof? also,...
05-24-08, 06:04 AM
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thanks again for the info. yes, it is a covered...

thanks again for the info. yes, it is a covered front porch. i'm thinking right now about going with the fir tongue and groove. i don't want the gap between the boards. the deck we're replacing is...
05-23-08, 10:00 AM
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thanks for the reply. i went and cancelled my...

thanks for the reply. i went and cancelled my order yesterday. have no idea how you would go about finding the moisture content. so other than pt, what would be another option. the salesguy mentioned...
05-22-08, 07:11 AM
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painting pressure treated wood

hello, i'm getting ready to replace my porch. i'm using vinyl for the posts and rail pressure treated tongue and groove for the decking. i've been told i shouldn't paint the wood from differant...
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abs problem

thanks for the replies, sure appreciate it. i stopped at a local brake shop and talked to a mechanics. he said it is usually a problem with the front seals and they need to be replaced. costs about...
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abs problem

i have a 97 gmc suburban and the abs light is on. i had to brake hard on a dry surface and the light came on shortly after that. also, when i step on the brake pedle i get that pulsating feeling when...
03-09-07, 06:18 AM
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Posted By charliet

thanks

thanks for the replies. i'll look and see if i can find it.
03-09-07, 06:14 AM
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no heat in dryer

hi there, i have a whirlpool heavy duty dryer that is probably 6 or 7 yrs old. put a load in this am and went down to get the laundry and it was as wet as when i put it in. it worked ok the night...
03-07-07, 05:37 PM
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cloth covered ceiling

i have a 90 some yr old home, and over the years the ceilings in all the rooms have been wallpapered and been painted over many times. i started in a closet, trying to remove the old wallpaper,...
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cd player

i have a 97 gmc suburban. i was playing a cd and it spit it out in the middle of the album. i tried a couple of other cd's with no luck. the cd stays in the player for about 30 seconds then err comes...
10-10-06, 07:45 AM
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Question (Electrical Wiring) interference

i live in a 85 year old home. a lot of the wiring is original, most cases where it's hard to get at. there is also newer wiring. actually the house was said to have new wiring, but later found out...
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intermittent wipers

i have a 97 gmc suburban and when i try to use the intermittent cycle or the mist, i get anything but what i want. the mist might go a halve dozen times or 2 dozen times and usually ends up in the...
03-24-06, 04:23 AM
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Posted By charliet

wallboard on ceiling

my son lives in a 90yr old home. the ceilingxs are all wallpapered. we are considering putting 1/2 inch drywall up on the ceiling, over the existing plaster and lathe strips, than plastering the...
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brake problem

i have a 97 gmc suburbun with 150,000 miles on it.when i apply the brakes, the work alright untill i get almost to a stop than the pedal drops another inch. some times on the dry pavement it acts...
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slow flo

ok, thanks again for the quick response. i did what you said and we're getting a good flo again. however, i had mentioned that i cleaned out the aerator with out any success. i cleaned out the...
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slow flo

thanks for the quick response. i'll give it a go when i get home
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slow flo

i have a delta single handle pullout faucet in the kitchen which i like a lot. when i installed the fixture, everything worked fine. about a month later however, the hot water started coming out much...
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toilet not filling up

my son in law just remodeled his bathroom. he put back in his old toilet moving it from one side to another. now it won't completely fill up. He bought new "insides" but it still won't work. he's...
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wraps for round porch posts

my son is getting ready to do some work on his porch. his porch is made of wood round post, about 8" in diamater, top and bottom rails with colonial style spindals. hi wants to paint them. the rails...
09-09-05, 05:23 AM
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difference between windows?

I'm getting ready to order replacement windows,a few at a time, for my ninety yr old home and install them myself. When I get prices they tell me there are 3 different levels of windows and I'm...
08-10-05, 03:46 PM
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Posted By charliet

refinishing teak wood

just had a teak wood patio set given to us. it never had a finish on it and has a grey look to it from being out in the elements. i like the looks but would like a finish on it. Any ideas would be...
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wallpaper problem

while the wallpaper remover may or may not work, you still have to lay it on thick. i just removed wallpaper from my unsealed drywall using the instuctions i gave with no damage, except a couple of...
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