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12-19-10, 08:20 PM
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Have to hold button to shut garage door -why?

I have a 1/2 HP Liftmaster chain drive garage door opener. For the past week, I have had to hold the open button in the garage, or the enter button on the outside keypad to close the door all the...
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What "plaster ring"? I can pull out the pin,...

What "plaster ring"? I can pull out the pin, already, but what do I do after that to pull out the cartridge? Don't I need some type of plastic adaptor to pull it out?
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Not sure how to get the cartridge out. I think I...

Not sure how to get the cartridge out. I think I need a plastic adaptor that comes with the new cartridge to remove it, but until I get the new one, I have no plastic adaptor. What am I missing?
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Need help picking a new Moen cartridge for tub faucet

I have a leaking faucet in my tub. I need a new moen cartridge. I tried a Moen 1222 from HD, but it was the wrong size. Can anyone tell me what I need? Thanks, Doug
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concrete control joint

OK, I guess this isn't black or white, since I have 2 differing opinions on what to do.

Concretemasonry: You mentioned to use backer rod, if the joint is too wide. The joint is 1/8 wide, and 1...
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Filling in cut expansion joint in concrete

Hello,

I recently had about 6 slabs of my concrete replaced, because the old ones were cracked. I live in Michigan. The day after the concrete was done, they came back, and cut expansion joints....
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Well your drywall is probably 1/2 inch, so that...

Well your drywall is probably 1/2 inch, so that gets you pretty close to 60 inches from stud to stud. What's on the drywall? Tile? Tub surround? Given the measurements you stated, I bet you have...
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toilet install leak problem with tile/wax ring

OK, I have finished a complete bath remodel. Everything is done. The toilet was installed last. I put in new 3/4 plywood subfloor. 1/2 inch cement board, and porcelin floor tiles. The flange is...
06-24-05, 06:03 PM
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What you have to be careful about is not messing...

What you have to be careful about is not messing up the drywall that is attached to the studs you are removing the tile/cement from. I got a few cracks and a few nail pops, but luckily, nothing too...
06-20-05, 07:28 PM
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Posted By dougmint

Yeah, it was actually a couple tons. I filled...

Yeah, it was actually a couple tons. I filled twenty-four 32 gallon containers to the point were they were barely moveable. There was so much because all the walls were tiled too. To remove the...
06-13-05, 07:29 PM
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I ripped out the tile, cement, and two 3/8 inch...

I ripped out the tile, cement, and two 3/8 inch layers of plywood. I then installed two new layers of 3/8 inch plywood. I had to do two layers, so that the first layer would be even with the...
06-12-05, 07:17 PM
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tile and the toilet

I have gutted my bathroom, all the way to installing a new wood subfloor. I am going to tile next. My question is regarding the toilet. Do I install the cement board to the floor then install the...
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Posted By dougmint

What doesn't make sense?

What doesn't make sense?
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It would if we sell the house and some dimwit...

It would if we sell the house and some dimwit uses it to plug something into it.
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Where would I find a grounded pull string...

Where would I find a grounded pull string fixture? I checked everyone at Home Depot, and none of them are grounded, except the combo outlet/light fixture, and I don't want to have another outlet on...
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Posted By dougmint

Is that safe? Doug

Is that safe?

Doug
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basement pull string lighting

I am moving a pull string light in my basement. I checked at Home depot, and all the pull string light fixtures that they sell have 2 screws: 1 for the black wire and 1 for the white. But there is...
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Views: 963
Posted By dougmint

follow up

But coming out of the electrical box on the fixture, are some wires, that wire into the socket in the can. How do I remove the can, with these wires, essentially "holding" it there. Do the wires...
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recessed lighting: no one seems to understand this.

OK, this seems simple enough, but I cannot find anyone to help me with this question. I am finishing my basement. I am planning to drywall the walls and ceiling. I went to home depot and lowes to...
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Can I replace my kitchen sprayer head?

I have a Friedrich Grohe kitchen faucet. It has one control handle for the water, and one combo faucet/sprayer that pulls out. The problem is the water just trickles out. I have cleaned the screen...
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how do I make curved cuts in brick pavers?

I guess the title says it all. I'd like to do a curved herringbone pattern for a walkway. I'm assuming I'll have to cut some of the pavers. Are there any cheap tools that one can use to do this?
06-30-03, 08:32 AM
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Views: 1,075
Posted By dougmint

bleach stain on carpet

It looks like we have a 3 inch by 3 inch bleach stain on our carpet. Is there any way to cut out the affected area, and to patch in a new piece?
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Views: 2,364
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It appears to me that neither of these sites...

It appears to me that neither of these sites answer my question, which is, how to make a boarder for my pavers, that are held in place by cement.
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Posted By dougmint

It may be original with the house. 1979.

It may be original with the house. 1979.
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best way to install brick paver boarders?

My current brick paver deck has a metal edge running around it that is supposed to hold everything in place. The pavers have sunk, so the metal edge sticks up about 1 inch above the top of the...
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