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02-10-14, 08:09 PM
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Posted By HannahLeah

Thank you so much! I took apart a few of the...

Thank you so much! I took apart a few of the outlets near the problem area, and found a backstab connection in a nearby receptacle that had popped out. Refastening it fixed the problem.

Thanks...
02-09-14, 10:30 PM
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Posted By HannahLeah

Bahtah, I had thought that the entire circuit was...

Bahtah, I had thought that the entire circuit was dead, but on your advice, I hunted down an outlet upstairs on the circuit, closer to the breaker, that still works. It appears to be the only...
02-09-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By HannahLeah

Ray2047, here's a photo of the receptacle that...

Ray2047, here's a photo of the receptacle that the vacuum was plugged into. As you can see, it has only one black and white wire each.
02-09-14, 09:33 PM
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Views: 1,434
Posted By HannahLeah

The only reason I thought the dimmer might be...

The only reason I thought the dimmer might be related to the circuit failure is that it is on the same circuit as the outlet that the vacuum was using.

I opened the outlet and took a reading...
02-09-14, 08:38 PM
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Views: 1,434
Posted By HannahLeah

Wiring dimmer switch / bad breaker?

I wired this dimmer switch (below) a couple years ago. Today, I turned on a vacuum on the same circuit, and it immediately shut off again, and the entire circuit is now down. Breaker seems to be...
11-04-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

UPDATE:Cut into the drywall and discovered pretty...

UPDATE:Cut into the drywall and discovered pretty extensive mold growth on the inside of the wall (the enitre wall from the tub to the vanity), even on the inside wall of the ajoining wall next door...
11-04-12, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

Help! Can't Find Bathroom Leak

I discovered mold on both sides of my drywall in the bathroom today, stretching all the way along the base of the floor from the tub to the vanity. The mold was not visible until I pulled off the...
11-01-12, 11:59 PM
10-27-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

I checked the water meter and the house is not...

I checked the water meter and the house is not leaking. However, I did find extensive mold behind the baseboard adjacent to the vanity. Is this likely a wax seal issue, or perhaps a sink drain issue?
10-27-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

I do like the water meter idea. Any others?

I do like the water meter idea. Any others?
10-27-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

As there any easy ways to detect if there is a...

As there any easy ways to detect if there is a leak behind the wall without physically taking out the drywall other than feeling the wall and looking for mold/softness/stains/mold? It'd sure be nice...
10-26-12, 09:05 AM
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Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

So it seems the consensus is that the mold is...

So it seems the consensus is that the mold is likely not being caused by a leak behind the wall, is that correct?

I need to watch the shower curtain moisture and check the wax ring and shut-off...
10-25-12, 09:51 PM
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Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

I just peeled that baseboard back today, and...

I just peeled that baseboard back today, and found the mold. It has not been detached like in the picture. It looks like the mold stretches even beyond what I have pulled out. Could a shower curtain...
10-25-12, 09:30 PM
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Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

Visible Mold, where to start my drywall demolition...

No, not an outside wall.

The vanity has no backing, so what is seen is on the wallboard itself.

And no, I don't see any visible water.

If it is a toilet wax ring issue, would it be growing...
10-25-12, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,683
Posted By HannahLeah

Visible mold along bathroom base, where to start my drywall demolition?

Help! I discovered some black mold today and am wondering if I have a leak, and if so, where I should start my demolition efforts.

Peeking under my second-story bathroom vanity, I noticed what...
08-17-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,178
Posted By HannahLeah

Other than getting the yard under control, what...

Other than getting the yard under control, what do you recommend for the actual landscaping (location of beds?) I don't want the property to appear any longer than it is (hate the whole column thing,...
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Views: 2,184
Posted By HannahLeah

Thank you so much for the input! I really...

Thank you so much for the input! I really appreciate it. I've never had to choose paint colors for an exterior before, and it's kind of daunting! I appreciate your feedback.
Replies: 2
Views: 2,184
Posted By HannahLeah

Proper use of accent color...or should I use one at all?

We are painting in a couple of days, and I wonder if I should paint using a red accent or not. Some possible places would include:

* The door (in the cave, not really visible from the road :)
*...
08-13-12, 01:09 PM
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Views: 2,338
Posted By HannahLeah

Is decorative molding Ok to install over existing lap/Hardiplank siding?

Help! We own a zero lot line home (basically half of a duplex) that is due for a paint job, and the owners next-door don't want to paint their half. This leads us to only be able to paint to the...
07-22-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,178
Posted By HannahLeah

So you recommend killing the grass and...

So you recommend killing the grass and replanting? We are in the Willamette Valley in Oregon. What month do you recommend killing the grass, and do you have a suggested way of doing so?
07-22-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,178
Posted By HannahLeah

Thanks! The soil has a lot of clay and we may...

Thanks! The soil has a lot of clay and we may need to add some top soil to really help the grass out...in addition to some weed killer :)
07-22-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,178
Posted By HannahLeah

Help! Landscaping Ideas Needed for Zero-Lot Line Home with no curb appeal.

My husband and I purchased a zero-lot line home that looks "blah" and would appreciate any landscaping ideas that would really make it "Pop." The door is recessed and is not visible from the front of...
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