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Exterior Screws for pressure treated deck/porch steps?

Hi, I own a 3 family home in Mass.There is a Front porch which is in good cond. But the steps need some work.There are currently 4 steps there out of pressure treated wood.One of the stingers arrears...
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Gas dryer venting?

Hi,
Iam putting a gas dryer in my basement in Mass.
What is better to use the semi rigid 4" duct or the alum rigid 4' duct?Are both acceptable in my state?
Should I connect with foil tape or...
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ceiling paint problems??

Hi I own a 3 family home in mass.Last year we repainted the ceilings on the 2nd floor apt.we had a friend do it for us that has a good bit of painting experience.note the tenants that had moved out...
11-09-15, 04:06 PM
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main sewer line house trap??

Hi,
I own a 3 family house in Mass.It was built in appox 1920?
I have owned it 15yrs.2 months ago the tenants on the 2nd floor said their toilet got blocked,the plunged it,but that night the main...
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Faucet supply line problems ?

I recently had a problem with a s.s "Brasscraft" faucet supply line.On the 3/8" compression end it leaked no matter what I did.
Took it off,replaced with another one.No problems???
Has anyone had...
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Toilet replacement fill valve?

Hi I own a late 1990's Eljer 1.6gal 2pc toilet.It has the old style ball and arm type fill valve in it now. I am looking at replacing the working parts in the tank as they are getting older now.
Do...
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bathroom faucet supply lines?

Hi I am going to install braided S.S. supply lines onto my new bath faucet.Its a Peerless # P245LF 2 handle faucet.Should I still use Teflon tape when I thread on the supply lines?Not sure if you use...
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Kitchen sink sprayer nozzle?

Hi,
I need to remove the sprayer nozzel and replace the nozzel holder on sink deck.Do I need to shut off the water to do this? Thanks
06-15-15, 09:22 AM
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Problems with Japanese knotweed

Hi I posted before about a bunch of growth/weeds around my lilac tree.
I found out its called Japanese knotweed.
it grows at the base area of the lilac.it gets tall appox 5-6ft..
how do I get rid...
06-08-15, 09:18 AM
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problems with lilac bush

Hi I live in Massachusetts.In my back yard there is a mature Lilac bush, 8ft tall appox.Every year around the base I get these weed type things,with a bamboo like shoot out of the ground around...
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Hi, Is it easier to remove the sink,then...

Hi,
Is it easier to remove the sink,then replace the faucet, and pop up drain assy,the replace on wall/pedestal?Thanks
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Pedestal Bath Sink ?

Hi my daughter needs the bath faucet and pop up drain replaced on her pedestal sink.I have done this before,but tough area to work with the Pedestal support in the way of the drain,etc..Any tips to...
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I do not have a way to post a pic. a corner has...

I do not have a way to post a pic. a corner has broken off appox 6"x6"
Any tips for a stronger repair? thanks
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concrete step repair...

Hi I live i Massachusetts.tough winters!
My home has an older set of concrete steps (3 steps).I have done some repairs on them over the years..I genarally use "Quickqrete" fast setting cement sold...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-03-15, 09:14 AM
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Smile Electric water heater leak ?

Hi,
I have a Richmond Brand 40gal electric water heater.It was installed 06/12.
It has a 6yr warranty on it.
Model # 6EM40-2.
It is working fine,but I noticed some small amounts of water around...
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repairing concrete walks and steps?

Hi, I have been trying to make some concrete repairs on my steps and walkway.The repairs range from 1-2"deep an area the size of a sq foot.these areas are from winter damage,salt,etc as I live in the...
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Question 2008 chevy colorado

Hi, I own a 2008 chevy colorado 4x4 pick-up.It has the 3.7L 5 cylinder motor.
I bought it used,and it now has 112,000 miles on it.At 100,000 miles it says to replace the spark plugs.Is this an easy...
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Wink fixing loose railing banister?

Hi,
I own an older 2 story home.The 2nd floor level banister has become loose.I need to address this as I don't want someone to get hurt.What is the best way to do this?Should I just get long lag...
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Question toilet leaking?

Hi I own a two story home,and I think the toilet on the 2nd floor is leaking at the seal on the floor.Iam getting water on the drop ceiling under the toilet.
This is an older house.My question is...
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Question Steering problem f-150?

Hi,
I own a 1997 f-150 4x4 extra cab step side pick-up.It has the 4.6L motor and has 185,000 miles on it.
I recently noticed the steering sometimes becomes stiff or harder to turn ...
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Cool Replacing a/c fire alarms in hall

Hi,
I own a three family apt house.The front and rear halls,as well as the cellar have hardwired smoke alarms.A tenant recently left,and Iam missing one of the hall alarms.Unfortanitly it appears I...
07-27-09, 09:56 AM
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Question Compession fittings on shut-off valves?

Hi,
I need to replace the shut-offs under my kitchen sink.I want to repair the faucet,but the shut-offs are old,and drip water when I try to shut them off.
I would like to replace them with new...
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Cool F-150-help?

Hi,
I own a1997 f-150 4x4 step side extra cab XLT with the4.6L motor.Iam looking for help replacing the dash light bulbs in the speedometer,fuel/oil gauge area.I only have one small light left...
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Question Faucet Sprayer?

Hi,
I own an "American Standard" single handle kitchen faucet with the sprayer,appox 2yrs old.
The faucet works fine,but I had a problem with the sprayer,and bought a new one at Lowes.I threaded...
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Question Rolled asphalt roofing?

Hi,
I need to get an addition on my house re-roofed soon.It measures 15ft x13ft.
it currently has rolled asphalt roofing on it,its old and wind damaged.
This roof slopes about 15-20 inches over...
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