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How about a heavy duty tarp, weighted to stay in...

How about a heavy duty tarp, weighted to stay in place, then some type of a vented door on the side of the landing/stairs to keep the tractor safe?
07-14-19, 08:00 AM
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Question: how will you keep the tarps from...

Question: how will you keep the tarps from sagging between the right to left horizontal supports and collecting water?
(A friend had a similar situation and encountered this problem. He changed out...
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Posted By Mikedel

Thanks to all for the replies.

Thanks to all for the replies.
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Posted By Mikedel

any problem with not dimming a dimmable light??

Sorry about the weird title.

I am replacing the ceiling light in the bathroom. I have found an LED light that is the right size and "look". It claims to be "dimmable".

At this time, I don't...
05-23-19, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

Thanks Ray, I appreciate the options!

Thanks Ray, I appreciate the options!
05-22-19, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

"load" side of gfci

Checking to see If I have this correct:

I want to add an outlet in a bathroom.
If I connect a "regular" outlet to the "load" side of an existing GFCI, I...
05-17-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

Complete out of left field: Could it have been...

Complete out of left field:
Could it have been a pipe that was used to prop up/partially rotate the rock?
A neighbor had a somewhat similar looking site in his backyard, and that pipe was hammered...
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Posted By Mikedel

Thanks for all the input.

Thanks for all the input.
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Posted By Mikedel

Snowblower oil change

Each year, at the end of “snow season” I have put the snowblower away for the warm months. That consisted of running the engine dry, and changing the oil, and letting my nephew clean/change the spark...
04-11-19, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

An unusual circuit question

I’m having a bathroom remodeled – too big a job for me to do – but there’s a situation.

There are three circuits in the bathroom: the code required circuit; a second, dedicated circuit for an...
03-19-19, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

Thanks for the info!............

Thanks for the info!............
03-18-19, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

Adding a light in shower

A few years ago, I replaced a Bathroom vent fan/heat lamp with just a fan.
That original wiring had a “3 wire” run from a duplex (?) switch to a Junction Box, then connected Red to the fan/black...
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Posted By Mikedel

Those were my concerns, but since "you don't know...

Those were my concerns, but since "you don't know what you don't know", I figured it was best to ask.
If I can't get confirmation from the mfg., I'll leave things as is .
Thanks to all.
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Posted By Mikedel

rearranging holiday light wiring

The question is regarding possibly revising the wiring of our holiday lights .

We have four strings of lights/Garland. Each has a plug (male end) on one end, and a receptacle (female end) on...
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Posted By Mikedel

I agree, Tevil. The first time I saw a faucet...

I agree, Tevil.
The first time I saw a faucet with built in supply lines, I thought " these attached lines seem a bit thinner than the separate braided lines I am used to, but I guess that this the...
11-29-18, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

I had a similar situation many y ears ago, and...

I had a similar situation many y ears ago, and found a somewhat unusual solution. I took a section of an extension ladder that was 9 feet in length. I attached a rope to the top rung, ran the rope...
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Posted By Mikedel

IMHO, I'd look into an accordion door, or...

IMHO, I'd look into an accordion door, or curtain, (including a rollup curtain) or as a next to last resort bifold doors. Alcove storage would be an option if you can keep it neat.
I have had bad...
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Posted By Mikedel

Did you just leave the vinegar in the iron, or...

Did you just leave the vinegar in the iron, or did you "run" the iron-creating vinegar steam(?)? Maybe the smell is in the steam delivery tubes as well as the tank.
08-18-18, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

As a follow up, the switch went in as described,...

As a follow up, the switch went in as described, (I did drill the small hole in the wood for the ground screw) and is working fine. Again, thanks for the info/guidance.
08-17-18, 06:36 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

Thanks again to all! (here are the extra...

Thanks again to all!

(here are the extra characters for length)
08-16-18, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

Question about mounting a switch box.

I’m installing a new light switch. The wiring is already run, and I am familiar with what wiring connections have to be made.
One aspect of installing the box is new to me.
Due to an unusual...
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Posted By Mikedel

Is there any chance that the sphere at the very...

Is there any chance that the sphere at the very top holds the entire "roof like" part of the lamp top in place? It might be threaded onto a rod/structure that, if unscrewed, would allow access to...
07-08-18, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

Gunguy thanks for the terminology info.

Gunguy thanks for the terminology info.
07-07-18, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

If I read your post correctly you want to remove...

If I read your post correctly you want to remove and replace the actual "screen" and not the frames. They can be replaced while the frames remain attached to the building
If that's the case, then...
05-20-18, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Mikedel

A thought, in addition to those already...

A thought, in addition to those already suggested: After being sure that the power is off, cut the wires, and get them "out of the way" from the immediate top links in the chain. Then, (after being...
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