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12-17-08, 08:47 AM
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Can light

thanks for your advice....
It kinda what I expected. I will have to give it some thought.

your directions will help considerably...
12-17-08, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
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Overhead can light

I have a new house with 8 can lights over the length of the kitchen counters. There are two switches at opposite ends of the kitchen. My question is....there is a light over the sink that comes on...
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Views: 1,666
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Mircowave Noise

here is my experience with a GE spacemaker microwave...I purchased a new home in May 2005 with GE appliances. From the beginning the microwave was making horrible noises when it ran. Finally after...
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Views: 1,494
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faucets

Thanks, I will look for the BP Blaster and give it a try..
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faucets

Now that I have the handles off is there any surefire way to get the covers off that are over the valves? They are flared, not the straight tubes, and they screw on. But the threads are so corroded...
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Faucets

Thanks for the advice....I purchased the tools and hope to solve my problem soon....
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Views: 1,494
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Tub Faucets

I want to replace the washers in my tub faucets but cannot get the handles off. One screw that holds them on is corroded so badly I cannot get it out and the handle on the other won't pull/pry off. ...
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Views: 1,174
Posted By DMCGEE

Toilet tank

Thanks for the suggestions! I am filing an appeal with the main office to see if I can get them to fix it.
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Views: 1,174
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Mansfield Toilet

I have a new home with a mansfield toilet so tight against the wall that the tank lid will not go on it. All the lid will do is sit and hang over the front. The builder at this point says there is...
09-26-06, 05:01 AM
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Views: 935
Posted By DMCGEE

Vanity Drains

we have a new home and the bathroom vanities have a problem with the drains. In the past year we have had to take apart the drains/trap under the basin and remove a blue/black slime that has coated...
06-01-06, 10:16 AM
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Views: 1,418
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Recessed box

I was thinking I could drill the holes in the recessed box but I think it is a bad idea to try it so I will just use it as it is.
Thanks
06-01-06, 10:07 AM
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Views: 1,418
Posted By DMCGEE

recessed box

I have used these for lights and clocks but I wondered if the transformer would get too hot inside the box with no air circulation. Maybe I could drill some vent holes but I haven't had the chance...
06-01-06, 05:52 AM
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Views: 1,418
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Recessed outlet box

I have a large picture with LED lights in it. The frame has a switch and a low voltage inlet for a plug with a transformer at the other end. I would like to concel the transformer/wire behind the...
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lazy susan

Thanks for the info. I found a "collar" to stabilize the post so now it does not hang open. But now I have discovered that the entire unit needs to be moved deeper into the cabinet by 1/2 inch so...
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Base Cabinet Lazy Susan

I have a lazy susan in a base kitchen cabinet, no idea what brand, that will not stay closed. I have narrowed the problem to the support post at the top where the post is supported by a metal brace...
05-12-06, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By DMCGEE

Tile wall outlet

I know there are three white wires with a wire nut on them and then the black on either side of the switch. I agree that there should be a GFI. Thanks
05-11-06, 11:09 AM
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Views: 1,094
Posted By DMCGEE

Tile

good suggestion, I have a roto zip saw. I will check into it.

thanks.
05-11-06, 10:33 AM
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Views: 1,094
Posted By DMCGEE

new box in ceramic tile

I have an old home with ceramic tile on the walls and only a single switch on the walls. I wish to put in a switch and dual outlet in its place. Do you have any suggestions as to how to cut through...
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Views: 4,274
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Drip Edge

thanks to all for the advice. I will check at the local lumber center and see what they have available. I do know the gutter company, if nothing else maybe they could form something for me. Thanks...
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Views: 4,274
Posted By DMCGEE

Drip Edge

I will install the drip edge along the gutter but my question is it normal to install a drip edge or something similar along the side of the house where the shingles overhang up to the point of the...
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Drip Edge

I have a new home where the builder didn't put a drip edge on but I will do that myself. My question is should I also put it along the sides of the roof up to the peak? The shingles only come over...
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Views: 6,438
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Window Sills

The sills are on the inside. I will purchase a good quality indoor latex paint then to seal them with. Thanks for the help...!!!
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Posted By DMCGEE

Window Sills

They are barely covered with the contractor paint....flat eggshell.
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Views: 6,438
Posted By DMCGEE

Sealing Window Sills

I have a new home with processed wood window sills painted white. I would like to seal them against moisture damage. Could someone suggest what to use? Thank you...! ! !
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Posted By DMCGEE

Kitchen Sink Strainer

I need to remove the strainer assembly from from SS kitchen sink but all I can do is get the complete unit to spin around in the sink. The large nut on the underside is stuck/corroded tight. Any...
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