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Best material to repair this Driveway

The driveway has alligator cracks and is a little sunk just near where it meets the road (Pic 1)

There is a decent size crack where it meets the garage/foundation wall (Pic 2)

There are a...
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All the above are good advice ... I think I can...

All the above are good advice ... I think I can add a few. I just sold my 12 year old camry with 130K miles. It had an accident but was repaired by Toyota approved bodyshop (dealer) and I...
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I am back with more questions -- So finally...

I am back with more questions --

So finally I was able to install the headlight. However, the problem now is with the dust cap.

If I connect the power cord to the light without a dust cap,...
06-05-19, 11:34 AM
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From what I understand, if the joists are running...

From what I understand, if the joists are running parallel to the wall, it is not load bearing. If the joists are perpendicular , it is likely to be load bearing
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Adding one more point --- make sure the mortar is...

Adding one more point --- make sure the mortar is damp throughout curing period. The longer it takes to dry stronger it becomes
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The advice to use gloves is very important -- and...

The advice to use gloves is very important -- and use thick rubber gloves. Had that experience of cement burn -- it is painful. Also, if you develop an allergy , you will carry that for lifetime
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Thanks for all help ... finally did it using a...

Thanks for all help ... finally did it using a pair of pliers. Itís a PITA though
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Sorry for not adding the pics . Added now. I...

Sorry for not adding the pics . Added now.

I also added a third picture for another (related ) question .

Question 2 -- The area where the Driveway meets the foundation wall has cracked open....
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Thanks ! Releasing the metal holding arm is...

Thanks ! Releasing the metal holding arm is where I am having difficulty. No matter how much I push it , it does not release . Will try one more time today after work
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What is the best way to repair this Driveway

Years of neglect has taken toll on Driveway. While there are minor cracks that I can repair fairly easily, there is a patch of about 3 sft just near where Driveway meets road which has multiple...
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Headlight replacement- Nissan Versa 2012

Need to replace headlight of my 2012 Versa hatchback
Unplugged power, took out the rubber dust cover but then struggling removing the clips.
Took to a Valvoline but even they could not remove...
03-13-19, 01:10 PM
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Posted By krishmunn

White background

I need to take some passport photos with perfect white background and the instructions says no digitally altered photo allowed.

I do have Photoshop but not allowed to use it -- I guess

The...
02-28-19, 05:09 PM
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Posted By krishmunn

Door size

Replacing a couple of interior doors

I am planning to buy slabs and just take out the old one and put new slab
I guess it is best to measure the existing slab and get exact size instead of...
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Nissan Versa sluggish for a while

My 2012 Nissan Versa (45000 miles) suddenly became sluggish today after I started from a friends home RPM was reaching 3500 at 30 mph. Stepping up on gas did not seem to shift gear.

Stopped at a...
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Master bathroom without basement

We are planning to make a small addition of about 120 sft to our Bedroom to have a Master Bathroom and powder room.

The house is split ranch

Initial plan was to extend the footprint...
02-01-19, 12:24 PM
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Posted By krishmunn

:) :) Photo layout changed, but I got the...

:) :)

Photo layout changed, but I got the humor

Thanks for all the replies. I just had a friend who knows a little bit more than me and he said these are not cracks -- it is an Engineered...
02-01-19, 09:14 AM
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Posted By krishmunn

Structural questions

Our 50 year old split ranch (we purchased 4 years back) has several cracks walls on the upper level and some sagging on the floor . I have started opening up parts of the ceiling on the lower level...
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Posted By krishmunn

Thanks. Started all other radiators, but can you...

Thanks. Started all other radiators, but can you help me understand how to bleed boiler ? I have attached the pictures in my first post. I can hear a lot of noise near the boiler.
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Thanks much. Bleeded through the valve in...

Thanks much. Bleeded through the valve in baseboard. First air, then stuttered water and finally normal flow
However, I did it only in the baseboard where I was getting the noise

The sound...
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Gurgling sound forced hot water

We have a forced hot water system. I can hear a lot of flowing water sound. I know there is air in the system and I somehow need to fill those air pockets with water. The question is, how ?

i am...
07-01-18, 09:56 PM
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Rusted lally column

We purchased this house 4 years back. The only accessible lally was painted.

Now I am seeing several rust spots and some other areas under paint that have swelled (rust under that).

Should I be...
05-29-18, 06:20 AM
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Thanks ! Will buy a Gilmour . The one that...

Thanks ! Will buy a Gilmour . The one that is leaking (from Walmart) also has a worthless lifetime warranty -- you need to send the hose to some remote corner of the country
05-25-18, 11:52 AM
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Posted By krishmunn

Thanks ! The old hose left by previous owner is...

Thanks ! The old hose left by previous owner is amazing . it is left out in Sun and Ice (Boston -- lot of snow) and still going strong after 4 years. The other ones are pampered but just kinks...
05-25-18, 10:49 AM
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Posted By krishmunn

Suggestion for Garden hose

Can someone suggest a good garden hose ? All my hoses get ripped . No matter how many times I mend it (using coupler), it rips in another section.
I have one left by previous owner which is...
05-08-18, 05:02 AM
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Posted By krishmunn

Vertical blind not sliding

one side of a vertical blind is Not sliding . I can slide it to open/close by pulling with my hand but not using the rope The other half of the blind works perfect. Where do I start trouble shooting...
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