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I repair screen almost every day. When a screen...

I repair screen almost every day. When a screen comes in with the metal spline I discard the spline and use the vinyl or rubber. You cannot easily re-use the old metal spline (possible but not...
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If you can locate the gear piece that snapped,...

If you can locate the gear piece that snapped, that would be cheaper. Assuming the current motor is in operating condition. But you seemed to indicated that the gears are hard to find so you not have...
09-13-19, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Norm201

Well in that case two thermal panes is better...

Well in that case two thermal panes is better than one. Go for it! And yes it should cut down on the noise significantly.
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That rotted wood is not a structural member. The...

That rotted wood is not a structural member. The gutter needs to be removed and the roof metal unscrewed (un-nailed) along with the side panels. At least a two man job if not three.

Don't know...
09-10-19, 08:09 AM
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This is not yours? You are not the owner? Then...

This is not yours? You are not the owner? Then you better not touch it! The landlord must rectify any electrical problems. If need be report him to the authorities. If that means he will try to...
09-09-19, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Norm201

To me they look like telephone wires.

To me they look like telephone wires.
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Posted By Norm201

AKA Pedro suggestion prompted me think of...

AKA Pedro suggestion prompted me think of another alternative that might help if room is facing south. Look at installing an awning for that rooms windows.
09-02-19, 04:08 AM
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Posted By Norm201

Light switches don't have ground connection. You...

Light switches don't have ground connection. You splice the ground wires at each switch location and then terminate the ground at the light fixture ground connection, which in turn completes the loop...
08-15-19, 04:00 PM
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Just had the same thing. I just used wasp and...

Just had the same thing. I just used wasp and hornet killer in the hole. Took two applications.
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I have similar problem. I cannot remove the old...

I have similar problem. I cannot remove the old filter. I've tried everything short of forcing and breaking the unit. This fridge is fairly new, so I'm leaving it alone. And I use to change the...
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PD, you may be correct. But apparently the...

PD, you may be correct. But apparently the manufacturers don 't see it that way. It's actually Brigg and Stratton that are advertising the no oil change. it's their EXi series engine. Toro is using...
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A totally dead battery may not take any type of...

A totally dead battery may not take any type of charge. The plates may be damaged. How old id the battery to begin with? If brand new and discharged by a light then it should charge but if 2 or more...
08-04-19, 05:10 AM
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I just GOOGLED "HVAC PARTS" and came up with a...

I just GOOGLED "HVAC PARTS" and came up with a bunch of part suppliers (not installers).

Here's a couple from my search:

https://www.hvacpartsshop.com/
...
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Yes this is sweated on. I suggest you cut it off...

Yes this is sweated on. I suggest you cut it off at the valve and use a Sharkbite valve. No soldering or threading.
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My generator, riding lawn mower and snow blower...

My generator, riding lawn mower and snow blower don't even use a filter. Not so sure on small engines if it's really necessary. If you think you need to filter the fuel use a cheese cloth over the...
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In my experience adding a fuel valve to a small...

In my experience adding a fuel valve to a small engine depends upon where it will fit. Most cases you are limited by room. Preferable closest to the tank outlet. I've learned to purge the engine and...
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I would definitely not have LOWES launch an...

I would definitely not have LOWES launch an installer. You want a license or dedicated garage door company to properly inspect, replace and/or adjust existing equipment, then install and then make...
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Can you live with riveting? Almost smooth. And if...

Can you live with riveting? Almost smooth. And if it must be sealed use aluminum metal tape.
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Agree don't use the saddle valve. I also suggest...

Agree don't use the saddle valve. I also suggest you go with plastic water line not copper. From the basement find the nearest cold water line to the fridge location. That's where you want to tap...
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Since it's being thrown out why not break it and...

Since it's being thrown out why not break it and find out what's blocking it?
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You've got a health issue here! No purifier will...

You've got a health issue here! No purifier will fix it. You need to fix the cause. The owner is responsible, especially if he is running a commercial/retail establishment that services the...
07-08-19, 06:19 AM
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Contrary to Joe, I would recommend replacement of...

Contrary to Joe, I would recommend replacement of heating unit also. It's 15 years old. At this point it may last another 15 or crap put within the year. Now is the time to replace it (if the funds...
07-08-19, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Norm201

Tarket also makes a vinyl flooring that is meant...

Tarket also makes a vinyl flooring that is meant for wet locations. It can be submerged in water and reused when the water goes away.
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Posted By Norm201

Look for a set screw on the underside of the...

Look for a set screw on the underside of the handle.
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Posted By Norm201

Please don't use the steel wool. It will leave...

Please don't use the steel wool. It will leave the surface open to all kinds of corrosion and stains. Use a chrome polish. It will not only remove the imperfections but will also give it protective...
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