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My question is....WHY do cabinets get musty? Do...

My question is....WHY do cabinets get musty? Do they necessarily have to be musty just because they're old? I'm dealing with the same thing myself.

Interestingly, all of the cabinets and drawers...
12-18-15, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Donna J

60215Thanks for any advice you can give.

60215Thanks for any advice you can give.
12-18-15, 11:30 AM
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Posted By Donna J

My husband just took a cabinet door off the...

My husband just took a cabinet door off the hinges today. When he tried to put it back up, it's like the door is "sprung", and it won't close all the way.

What causes this???

He says the holes...
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Posted By Donna J

I wanted to let you all know that in August, we...

I wanted to let you all know that in August, we quit slamming our back storm door every time we went out of it, and we haven't blown a bulb since! We're using the same kind of bulbs as before.
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Posted By Donna J

Thank you! I'm going to check on this in the...

Thank you! I'm going to check on this in the morning Norm!
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Posted By Donna J

Shadeladie, Can you give me a link to where...

Shadeladie,

Can you give me a link to where you moved it? I looked and looked for a "painting" category, but didn't see one. It's probably right in front of my face. That would be par for the...
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Posted By Donna J

Painting Kitchen Cabinet Hinges

I looked and looked trying to figure out what category to put this in. I'm not sure this is right, and I'm sure you'll let me know if it's not, but.....here goes.

I am painting my kitchen...
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Posted By Donna J

So are 120 volts bulbs just junk? We have been...

So are 120 volts bulbs just junk? We have been buying Phillips brand.

Someone suggested we buy LED lights because that is what the new fixtures are made for. Any thoughts on that?

Thanks for...
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Posted By Donna J

Flood Light Keeps Blowing Bulbs

We have a flood light fixture that blows bulbs every 4-6 weeks. We have spent a small fortune in bulbs!

A few months ago, my husband changed the light fixture to a new one hoping that would help,...
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Posted By Donna J

Will this cause blown bulbs?

Several months ago, my husband replaced our outdoor flood light fixture with a new one. It was a fixture that was motion sensored, but we wanted a light that we could leave on all night.

After he...
08-29-14, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Donna J

Replacing Interior Door Problem

When we bought our house, two of the bedrooms had "double doors" that meet in the middle with no lock on the doors.

We are trying to replace a set of these with a single door. We are having a...
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Posted By Donna J

Bud, czizzi brought up the theory of a negative...

Bud, czizzi brought up the theory of a negative pressure problem when we cracked a window on the opposite side of the house, and the smelled stop. At that time, I read about the consequences of...
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Posted By Donna J

This was so long ago that you may not remember,...

This was so long ago that you may not remember, but only one of our attic fans works, and only one has worked the whole time we've lived here.
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Posted By Donna J

Bud, I'm sorry to just now be answering this. ...

Bud, I'm sorry to just now be answering this.

Both attic fans remove air from the attic.

I wanted to say too, that the rattle of the fireplace glass doors that I thought was air coming down the...
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Posted By Donna J

Bud, I just now saw your question. I have no...

Bud, I just now saw your question. I have no idea what the answer is, but because of my negative pressure question, I'd like to know.

Thanks.
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Posted By Donna J

I wanted to be 100% sure before I posted this,...

I wanted to be 100% sure before I posted this, and I am, so here goes.

The stink has stopped. Praise the Lord!!!!!!!!

I believe I have fully prepared myself for the onslaught of "I told you...
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Posted By Donna J

Chandler, I thought those with knowledge...

Chandler,

I thought those with knowledge about fireplaces "hung out" here, while those with knowedge of plumbing "hung out" in that section. It seemed to me that if I wanted an answer to my...
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Posted By Donna J

Can fireplaces cause negative pressure?

We have a problem with negative pressure in our house. Can a fireplace cause this?

We have a gas fireplace, and even with the flue closed, we can hear what sounds like wind rushing down the...
08-03-14, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Donna J

Baffles without a ridge vent

We are considering having some baffles installed, and the description on the Lowe's website says they allow air to flow between the soffits and the ridge vent. We don't have a ridge vent, but an...
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Posted By Donna J

Guys, my husband got in the attic and discovered...

Guys, my husband got in the attic and discovered that the attic light is on the same breaker switch as the attic fan, so he couldn't take a picture. IF we still have a problem after the insulation...
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Posted By Donna J

Thanks Lawrosa. If my husband is willing to go...

Thanks Lawrosa. If my husband is willing to go in the attic later today, I will see if we can get a good picture. I think I can follow those instructions.
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Posted By Donna J

Thanks Chandler. I will tell my husband what you...

Thanks Chandler. I will tell my husband what you said. Is this a difficult and/or expensive project? Are you sure the attic fan will blow the insulation? I believe it pulls the air out of the...
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Posted By Donna J

I wanted to let ya'll know, that after talking...

I wanted to let ya'll know, that after talking with a gentleman in Canada yesterday who wrote an article about negative pressure not allowing a house to vent properly, we cut off our attic fan, and...
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Posted By Donna J

I just had to defend the honor of my plumber here...

I just had to defend the honor of my plumber here even though you don't know him.

Over the last 5 weeks, our plumber has been to our house at least 7 times. He has talked us through investigative...
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Posted By Donna J

We have PVC pipes. We've duct taped every drain...

We have PVC pipes. We've duct taped every drain in the bathroom before. I don't remember which thread that was in. The stink was still present with every drain and the sink overflow drains taped....
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