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08-14-21, 12:47 PM
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Haven't drained the water heater lately (years). ...

Haven't drained the water heater lately (years). I'll try that.

Thanks
08-14-21, 12:46 PM
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Views: 275
Posted By dollardude

The flow almost stops. If I turn the lever to...

The flow almost stops. If I turn the lever to cold supply it is fine.
08-12-21, 12:58 PM
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Posted By dollardude

Angry Bath Faucet Clog

My Hansgrohe bath sink single lever faucet continually clogs with deposits (lime?) every couple of months. Only hot supply clogs. I take apart the supply line and remove the deposits and it works...
03-02-20, 02:57 PM
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Thank you for quick reply :Wink:

Thank you for quick reply :Wink:
03-02-20, 02:44 PM
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Posted By dollardude

New Range

Just got a new slide in range. Does anyone know if there is any kind of "gap filler" to cover the gap between the new range and counter?

Photo attached
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Posted By dollardude

I would prefer to use wire nuts

I would prefer to use wire nuts
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Posted By dollardude

Sorry, yes I am looking to wire them together and...

Sorry, yes I am looking to wire them together and then be able to plug into the nearest receptacle. I will rewire with white cable to match the bookshelves. I appreciate your attention!
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Posted By dollardude

Antique Lamps

I have 3 antique lamps that I want to wire together in order to place on a book shelf so that the wiring is unobtrusive. Each lamp is currently wired separately. Photo attached.
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09-09-19, 03:02 PM
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Posted By dollardude

By-pass closet doors

I need to install two by-pass closet doors in a closet opening 8' x 10'. There were 2 doors there previously. Does anyone know of a company that I can contact that makes by-pass doors that large?...
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Posted By dollardude

Yes. I got a little concerned when I looked in...

Yes. I got a little concerned when I looked in the fireplace and saw that the fire brick ends and then is open to the chimney.
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Posted By dollardude

As I said I am going to install a damper at top...

As I said I am going to install a damper at top of flue. My concern right now is it safe to burn with the firebox open to the chimney?


Thanks
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Fireplace flue damper

I have a fireplace that I have not used but am remodeling and hope to. I have noticed that the flue damper was removed at some point. I am wondering if there is any fire safety aspect to be...
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Posted By dollardude

thank you for your advice

thank you for your advice
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Posted By dollardude

Removing fireplace insert

Hi

I want to remove an old wood burning insert and be able to use the existing fireplace as normal. The fireplace is in good shape. My questions concern getting the insert free and removing the...
04-11-16, 12:50 PM
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Posted By dollardude

Angry Circuit Wiring

I am trying to shut off the feed to receptacles in a room. I have thrown every breaker and the receptacles are still live. The house was built in 1948. There are no subpanels.

Any ideas as to...
04-05-13, 06:19 PM
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Posted By dollardude

Sprinkler Problems

Tried starting my sprinkler system but problems. First the sprinklers would "weep" and not pop up. I tried replacing a solenoid in zone 1. Now as soon as I turn the control valve on the sprinklers...
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Posted By dollardude

Link to Kichler

This is the msg I rc'd from Kichler

"The Receiver should have power to it all the time and the remote used in place of a wall switch to control all the functions. Turning the power on and off way...
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Posted By dollardude

Kichler tech support email on their web page. ...

Kichler tech support email on their web page.

Thanks
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Posted By dollardude

Ceiling Fan Remote

I have installed a Kichler clg fan. It is wired to a wall switch. I have learned that the wall switch will fry the fan remote receiver and must always remain in the on position. I would like to...
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Posted By dollardude

Cool Stripping Paint from concrete deck.

Can anybody tell me a safe method to remove paint (peeling) from a concrete deck? I am looking for something that does not involve use of chemical strippers.
12-01-07, 11:51 AM
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Posted By dollardude

Brick/Tile Floor Prep

I have a floor that is a combination of brick in one section and concrete i the other. It is a former exterior area that has been enclosed. I want to lay tile over it but assume that I should prep...
08-27-07, 06:08 PM
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Posted By dollardude

Drywall Over Wallpaper

I am remodeling and have removed some old panelling. There is drywall underneath with some very old layers of wallpaper. I want to simply put up new drywall over the wallpaper. Any problems with...
08-05-07, 04:16 PM
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Views: 1,017
Posted By dollardude

kitchen island range ventilation

I am remodeling a house and will be installing a modern island range ventilation hood. I have removed the old range hood and there is an existing 6" duct. How are the modern hoods installed? Are...
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Posted By dollardude

southwest remodel

I am in the process of remodeling a home with a southwest motif. I am trying to get info. on how to redo a traditional fireplace to make it more southwestern. So can I use drywall to create a kiva...
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