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09-16-19, 09:54 AM
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How to secure asbestos duct wrap

An old part of my basement has what I believe to be asbestos wrapping around the ducting. We hardly ever go into this room. There are parts of the wrapping that are hanging down and coming off of the...
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Thank you for all the good advice. I know what...

Thank you for all the good advice. I know what I'll be doing tomorrow.

Happy New Year
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Minivan doesn't start reliably

2007 Town and Country. New battery because that was what we thought the issue was.

Most times the van will start without issue. Occasionally, like today, there will be a single click, all the...
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Views: 680
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Question Toyota Avalon 2002, no power at all.

Last night I went to an event about an hour away from home through heavy rain all the way. When the event was done I went to leave. The keyless entry worked. I tried to start the car and nothing...
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Views: 319
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What kind of fasteners were on my Town and Country?

I recently replaced the driver's side window motor and regulator on my 2005 Town and Country. The work went smoothly. My question is about the push bolt fasteners that were on the motor from the...
10-14-16, 05:28 AM
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Views: 828
Posted By usergray

Thank you, everyone, for you're helpful input....

Thank you, everyone, for you're helpful input. I'll go thinner (3/4" and 3/8" nominal) and shim up with heavy paper. You all made this sound easy.
10-13-16, 10:21 AM
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Views: 828
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Question What plywood thicknesses will add up to 1.125" thick?

I removed some old tongue and groove flooring to reroute some plumbing. The flooring is 1-1/8" thick. I'm trying to figure out what combination of plywood I need to stack to match this but I suck at...
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This helps a lot and should be easy to check/fix...

This helps a lot and should be easy to check/fix if I did something wrong.
Thanks for your help!
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I'm not sure I remember how I wired the fixtures...

I'm not sure I remember how I wired the fixtures together well enough to describe or draw it out. I installed these months ago and am just getting around to asking.
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One of two identical ceiling fans is slower.

I recently installed two ceiling fans in my living room. I ran the wires from one fixture to where the second fan is located myself.

(The room had only one ceiling fan on one end before and...
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Light only works from 1 of the 2 switches

The light in my laundry room only works when the garage-side switch is down. The kitchen-side switch then works normally. If the garage-side switch is up then the light doesn't turn on at all. Is the...
06-20-16, 04:19 AM
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Views: 585
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What's a good way to cover this basement wall insulation?

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My basement walls are covered in this foam board insulation. I'd like to cover it with something cheap like hardboard to keep my kids from picking at it. What is the best way to attach it? ...
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I will look at the cost options of getting ready...

I will look at the cost options of getting ready mix in a truck.
To me the advantage of going in small sections is that I can pour a section at a time, as I have time. If it takes me a month to...
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Views: 467
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Question What is the most budget-conscious way to install a patio?

My wife would love a patio at the rear of our house. It's not an area that will ever see vehicle traffic or anything extremely heavy. I'm thinking of pouring concrete a section at a time. I would mix...
10-15-15, 08:29 AM
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Posted By usergray

Whole house 24v shutoff valve

Can you recommend a whole house shutoff valve?
Details:
24 volt, 3/4 mpt (prefered but sweat is fine), max pressure 45 to 50 PSI tops, normally closed.
Thanks in advance.

More details:
This...
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Views: 1,217
Posted By usergray

Vermont, thank you for the warning. You may have...

Vermont, thank you for the warning. You may have saved me some big troubles.
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cheese, this sounds like an easy and prudent...

cheese, this sounds like an easy and prudent test. I'll try that this weekend.

BFHFixit, Thank you. Flywheel and Magneto. I'll remember that. I'll clean up the connections. Hope that helps. The...
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No Spark - My Riding Lawn Mower Won't start

I have an old Signature TMO-31000002 (same as MTD 132A670G088) riding mower. At the end of last season it wouldn't start when I wanted to move it around in my barn. This was after a summer of...
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Posted By usergray

1998 Subaru Outback A/C Leak

My 1998 Subaru Outback has a leak in the A/C discharge hose connection. I've found the part online but it's $180 or so. It seems to me that the only thing I really need is the o-ring since it's...
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Views: 850
Posted By usergray

Booster Pump Planning

I'm getting ready to install a booster pump in my house to increase the pressure to the upstairs and hopefully allow more than one sink to flow at a time.

Currently my house is supplied by a...
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Views: 754
Posted By usergray

Mower Wont Turn Off

I have an old Signature Series 2000 mower. I just bought it and it seems to run and work fine. Today when I finished mowing it wouldn't turn off when I turned the key. I just pulled the choke to kill...
02-06-13, 08:15 AM
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Views: 891
Posted By usergray

Question UserGray: Pressure Booster On Well Pump

Hey Everyone, This thread has been very helpful. One question. When installing a pressure tank with a booster pump where does it install? Before or after the pump? The drawing doesn't seem to...
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