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11-20-18, 05:24 AM
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Vacuuming plush carpet

We spent so much time trying to decide on the best new carpet, and we picked this soft, plush carpet that looks and feels great to walk on, but our vacuum leaves big tracks that are so obvious. It...
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Posted By suzynurse

Window tinting Llumar vs. Suntek

We just moved into a home (in north Georgia) with huge windows on the back of the house. We have a beautiful view and don't want to cover it, but the sun in the morning is blinding us, and in the...
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Views: 363
Posted By suzynurse

OK, I got it figured out, actually it was my hood...

OK, I got it figured out, actually it was my hood that was open - I must have accidentally pulled the hood latch and it was ajar. (how embarrassing!)
Thanks for the help!
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Views: 363
Posted By suzynurse

Toyota Highlander - dash shows tailgate open, but it's closed!

I have a 2014 Toyota Highlander XLE, 6 cylinder, and suddenly yesterday, the dashboard warning light came on stating that the rear lift was open. Stopped, got out, & made sure it and the window was...
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Views: 433
Posted By suzynurse

What do you mean 'scuffed sanded'? How long...

What do you mean 'scuffed sanded'? How long should it dry before we move in? What's the usual time from start to ready to move in?
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Views: 433
Posted By suzynurse

Actually we are in Houston, and they are in...

Actually we are in Houston, and they are in Georgia, so unfortunately I don't have a picture.
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Views: 433
Posted By suzynurse

Help for my hardwood floors

We are retiring and moving into our retirement home. (yay!) It's only 13 years old, but the hardwood floors could stand a pick me up. They aren't awful, but I was thinking of having them refinished....
05-13-18, 08:03 PM
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Views: 718
Posted By suzynurse

Thanks Vic, I appreciate the input!

Thanks Vic, I appreciate the input!
05-12-18, 07:15 AM
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Views: 718
Posted By suzynurse

Buying New Carpet

I'm usually asking questions in this forum about how to do something myself, but I draw the limit when it comes to installing carpet. We are putting our house on the market, so we are looking at...
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Views: 642
Posted By suzynurse

Pentagon shaped toilet gasket?

This is probably an easy question for someone who knows, but I have a toilet that had a 'leaning' tank and just did not seem to fit correctly. Finally decided to paint that bathroom upstairs and...
09-24-16, 07:37 AM
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Views: 425
Posted By suzynurse

Help, we have sod web worms!

We seem to have a sod web worm infestation in our St. Augustine grass. What is the best pesticide/insecticide to use for that? We live in Houston, TX. Thanks in advance!
08-25-16, 05:30 PM
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Views: 1,242
Posted By suzynurse

Thanks, I'll give them a call!

Thanks, I'll give them a call!
08-25-16, 08:56 AM
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Views: 1,242
Posted By suzynurse

Broken glass in cabinet door

I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right forum, but I need to replace a pane of glass in a cabinet door, but I can't find the same kind of glass. I guess I could get 2 more of the same, but I kind of...
08-25-16, 08:40 AM
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Views: 4,897
Posted By suzynurse

OK, we tried to snake it, couldn't get it more...

OK, we tried to snake it, couldn't get it more than a few feet, but our snake is not great. We decided to break down and call the plumber so it will be up to code when we sell the house. He seemed...
08-23-16, 06:19 PM
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Views: 4,897
Posted By suzynurse

Well the outside pipe is a 'fake'. It's actually...

Well the outside pipe is a 'fake'. It's actually a cover for a wire and not a drain pipe at all.
08-23-16, 03:01 PM
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Views: 4,897
Posted By suzynurse

Where would the trap attached to each unit go? We...

Where would the trap attached to each unit go? We will dig up that pipe, but it has always been like that. We had new units put in a few years ago so it seems like they would have fixed it or put in...
08-23-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,897
Posted By suzynurse

Drain pipe over flowing

Yes, 2 and 3 are a loose fit, that's where it overflows - is this necessary, to be a loose fit I mean? My husband was also wondering why a trap??? He said the water has to go down and then back up -...
08-22-16, 06:05 PM
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Views: 4,897
Posted By suzynurse

Pipes in attic

OK, here's a couple pics of the attic pipes. The overflow pan as you can see is still dry, but the other pipe is totally full and overflowing.

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08-22-16, 05:09 PM
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Views: 4,897
Posted By suzynurse

A/C drain

OK, Here's a few pictures of the outside pipes. I'll head up to the attic and take a picture of the leaky pipe as well. The outside pipes that are up high are not leaking. I'm pretty sure they are...
08-22-16, 03:06 PM
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Views: 4,897
Posted By suzynurse

A/C drain pipe leaking in attic

When our house was built they tied the condensate pipe into the main plumbing pipe behind the sink in the bathroom below that drain and we have had issues with it more times than I can count.
The...
04-23-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By suzynurse

Drilling through granite

We had to replace our garbage disposal, so I decided to replace my kitchen faucet as well. My plumber/handyman was going to do both, but maybe you heard, we had a little water problem down here in...
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Views: 1,241
Posted By suzynurse

Re: Damage to deck

If you treat the carpenter bee holes, how long should you wait to fill in those holes? Will the dust kill the eggs before they hatch? What about the carpenter bee traps I've heard of, do those work?
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Views: 1,241
Posted By suzynurse

Fixing Woodpecker damage on deck

We have had carpenter bees around our deck (that's another problem) and the woodpeckers come around to eat them, leaving big holes in my deck railing. What's the best way to repair? Wood filler and...
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By suzynurse

I cannot get that set screw to loosen. Any...

I cannot get that set screw to loosen. Any suggestions for that? Hopefully I haven't stripped it. Yes, I live in Houston, our water is very hard.
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Views: 560
Posted By suzynurse

Single handle faucet will not 'swivel'

My kitchen faucet, a Moen single handle, will not easily swivel from side to side. It seems to be rusty at the base and I have to push it really hard to move it. What can I do for that? Thanks in...
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