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04-24-21, 10:17 AM
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Posted By thrillho

Hose spigot - how to remove stem/spindle

Hi All,

I notice that my outside spigot has been dripping at the bottom, even with the handle completely closed. Looking at some online videos, it appears that I may have to remove the spindle and...
02-21-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By thrillho

Thanks for the help! I think it's good! So the...

Thanks for the help! I think it's good! So the top triangle piece was bent (though not sure if it was always bent). I disconnected the top closer but the door acted the same. However, as I was...
02-21-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By thrillho

Screen door blew open, now won't shut right

Weird problem on my end. A few weeks ago the wind violently blew the screen door open. After that, it does not close right. It starts closing fine, but when there's about an inch or so left to...
11-28-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By thrillho

Thanks everybody for the help! It definitely...

Thanks everybody for the help! It definitely wasn't the thermostat, as the turkey breast was only half-cooked after 4 hours. Possibly a heating element issue as mentioned. I'll give the smoker one...
11-27-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By thrillho

Electrical outlet decreasing power to electrical smoker?

Weird question. Yesterday I tried smoking a turkey, and the temperature of the smoker only got up to 150-degrees max for the 4 hours. Figured it was a smoker issue, however today I turned it on...
10-09-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By thrillho

Worked like a charm, thank you!

Worked like a charm, thank you!
10-08-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By thrillho

How to remove full length screen from storm door

Hi,

I'm looking to replace my screen in my storm door with a window, however I cannot figure out how to remove the screen. I did some research online with not much help. I don't have levers,...
06-15-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,505
Posted By thrillho

Good to hear! The mowing is actually a problem...

Good to hear! The mowing is actually a problem in front of the trees (there's just dirt and mulch in the middle). Some of the bottom branches are laying close to the ground. So I may just trim...
06-15-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,505
Posted By thrillho

Questions on trimming evergreens

Hi All,

We have 2 large rows of evergreens in our background, as shown in the photo. The branches are getting long enough to a point where the trees are overlapping, and it beginning to get...
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By thrillho

So it turned out that the copper fittings on the...

So it turned out that the copper fittings on the new faucet were shorter, and didn't extend to the gray rubber fittings. I ended up removing the gray fittings and using a set of the braided...
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By thrillho

Thanks. First one popped off OK with some...

Thanks. First one popped off OK with some pulling and tugging. The second one's giving me trouble, since that copper fitting is a lot older with more corrosion. Trying some WD40.
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By thrillho

Removing grey (polybutylene?) connection from copper faucet connection

Currently replacing our bathroom faucet. Please see the photo below. How does the gray rubber pipe disconnect from the copper pipe above it. I already unscrewed the fitting that goes over it, but it...
05-14-17, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By thrillho

Finally got it! Had the raise the right side a...

Finally got it! Had the raise the right side a good 6-7 Inches, but it finally came out. Went back in OK as well.

Thanks for the help!
05-12-17, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By thrillho

Gave this a try and unfortunately no luck. When...

Gave this a try and unfortunately no luck. When I lifted up on the right, the entire vertical spiral balance lifted as well. Was this supposed to happen at first? I didn't want to go too much...
05-11-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By thrillho

I'll get better pics tomorrow when it's light...

I'll get better pics tomorrow when it's light out, but here's a start (I use dropbox, so hopefully it shows up OK)


https://www.dropbox.com/s/6kibsz9uasn0wvi/20170511_191849%5B1%5D.jpg?dl=0
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05-11-17, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By thrillho

Need help removing Alcoa double-hung window sash

A couple days ago one of the glass panes in the bottom half of our double-hung window smashed. I need to remove the window sash to take it in for repairs, but I'm having no luck with the removal. ...
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By thrillho

Thanks for the help! Just bought the part on...

Thanks for the help! Just bought the part on Ebay.
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By thrillho

I corrected the link...hopefully the photo works...

I corrected the link...hopefully the photo works now. With dropbox it wouldn't allow me to share the photo with the guidance mentioned above.

PJmax, the model is a Whirlpool DU920QWDB3. Looks...
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By thrillho

Soap dispenser lid for diswasher broken...worth fixing?

The container that holds the soap for our dishwasher cannot close, because the latch on the door itself is broken off. (see photo) So when we close the dishwasher door, the soap spills out right...
10-10-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By thrillho

Mowing/trimming around mulch areas

Kind of a dumb question. Our yard has a lot of areas where the grass is adjacent to mulched areas. What's the best way to mow and trim around those? If I get too close to the landscaping, a lot...
05-16-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,394
Posted By thrillho

Good to hear, thanks for the help! I have a...

Good to hear, thanks for the help! I have a multi-tool, so I'll start tackling the old wood from the outside. A lot of it may come off pretty easily, with it being rotted and all.
05-16-15, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,394
Posted By thrillho

See my previous post for the rotting wood under...

See my previous post for the rotting wood under the door...

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/doors-skylights-windows/545881-replace-rotting-wood-under-door.html
05-16-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,394
Posted By thrillho

How do I remove this threshold from my exterior door???

I need to replace the rotting wood under the threshold, but I'm having trouble removing the threshold. See photos. Unfortunately the 2 screws shown that are used to elevate the threshold are...
03-28-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,394
Posted By thrillho

It seems to be rotting mostly in the upper piece...

It seems to be rotting mostly in the upper piece of wood that is showing (I assume that's the threshold?), though they should probably both be replaced.
03-28-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,394
Posted By thrillho

The pics appear to be working now. Not sure...

The pics appear to be working now.

Not sure why the wood rotted. It was fine a few years ago when we replaced the door. I'll make sure to take preventative measures if we replace the wood though.
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