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White crud build-up under dishwasher separator assembly

I took apart my separator assembly in my Kenmore Ultra Wash dishwasher because it was draining slow and I found clumps of white cakey junk beneath it. Can anybody tell me what this stuff is, what...
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wobbly toilet, tightening nuts not working

:wall: The basement toilet was leaking, so I got a wax ring to reseat it. When I tried to undo the nuts, the screws snapped off - they had rusted out. When I removed the toilet, I found the screws...
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Sienna Power Window Issues

My power window on the driver side refused to go up last week (in a snowstorm, no less). I went to a repair place and they tested the circuits and they were fine. They said it had to be the motor...
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Question '98 Sienna autobody repair situation

2 years ago a guy ran a stop sign and t-boned my front driver-side door. I took to an autobody repair shop. After the repair, the power window usually worked, but once in a blue moon, it wouldn't...
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Picture posted and better explanation

Forgive the vagueness of my description. I have drawn a simple image because my car is colored too dark to get any clear pictures.

For the graphic, go to: http://websthetics.com/sienna...
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98 Toyota Sienna Broken Half-Opened sliding door stopper

The lever that flips down in the door track when the gas tank fill door is open won't pop back up. For almost a year, I've just reached down in the track an manually pushed it back up. Now it...
07-13-07, 04:25 PM
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... or she ;) -Schlumpy

... or she ;)

-Schlumpy
07-13-07, 09:13 AM
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Wink insinkeraetor update

It's definately not lamp cord. It is idenctical to the cord kit for disposals the Depot sells. It has a third prong and a green grounding wire (which is connected to the grounding screw).
07-12-07, 09:16 PM
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Smile insinkeraetor update

I tried stripping back the cording to expose the colored wires - which just exposed more copper and no color insulation. I found out after a fun little trip to Home Depot that one side of the cord...
07-11-07, 11:58 PM
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Question Garbage Disposal Wiring

I just hooked up a replacement Insinkerator disposal (note: a tiny piece of gravel used in fish tanks will shoot a hole right through a disposal causing it gets down in there, hence the new...
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What is the hole?

Mine is dong the same thing - what is that hole? Has it always been there? Why did it decide to become a water spout?
01-30-07, 11:10 AM
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Reset self-closing spring door hinge

Hi, I recently had some work done in my house and the installers disabled the self-closing spring-type hinge on my back door. Does anyone know how to reset these type of hinges?

Thanks.
10-22-06, 07:32 PM
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Plastic Mesh Under Tile Floor

I am installing a ceramic tile floor in my bathroom. I didn't want to use backer board because that would make my bathroom a 1/2 inch taller than my hallway. My mother recently had installers put...
10-06-06, 08:58 PM
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further investigation

I will have to look into all the advice posted and do some investigative work to see if I can find anything. Thanks for all your great insights.

He is a real electrician. He mentioned that...
10-06-06, 01:07 PM
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2 doorbells, a transformer and an electrician

We had an electrician install a doorbell chime in our basement when we had it finished this summer (so we could hear the bell upstairs and down). Now, when the button is pushed, we hear a very, very...
07-17-06, 05:48 PM
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Posted By schlumpy

Thanks

Thanks for all the tips, we are all go on the bifold door.

Cathy
07-15-06, 11:13 PM
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bifold door and standard sizes

I am currently having my basement finished. The contractor wanted to hire a cabinet maker to install custom cabinet doors for the linen closet. Sounded great until I got the estimate :eek: . I...
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Front Loader Washing Machine Wanders During Spin Cycle

My front loader washing machine moves around when on its spin cycle. Is there away to immobilize a washing machine? It is so heavy that I have a hard time pushing it back into place, besides the...
01-20-06, 03:12 PM
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Thanks

Thanks for your response. I will ask some local builders and check up on the building codes. I hope I can narrow things down a bit.

The Drylok would not have helped in my situation with the...
01-19-06, 10:01 PM
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Drylok in the desert?

I'm hoping there are other desert dwellers that will see my post. I live in Utah and haven't had any water problems in my basement for the seven years I've lived here (except from my neighbor's...
12-29-05, 10:42 PM
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Question Eczema, soft water and salt free softeners.

I have two children with bad Eczema. I've had people say they've heard soft water helps. I'd like to know if anyone out there has actually experienced it helping with severe dry skin.

I've come...
12-14-05, 10:49 AM
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Jay - I was wondering if it was worth the...

Jay -
I was wondering if it was worth the hastle to get a guy out here to see if he can "rearrange" some things so a unit could fit (i.e. change angle of furnace flue & a.c. pipes). What's your...
12-12-05, 01:15 PM
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Question No room for humidifier

The way my furnace and water heater is smooshed together (I think "smooshed" is the correct technical term here) I don't have enough room to install a bypass humidifier. I only have 7.5" space...
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