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Hi PJax and thank for the answer. Sorry the delay...

Hi PJax and thank for the answer. Sorry the delay of my own answer. Indeed, the discharge just ends up in the basement, not outside. It is just an air exhaust (no dirt), right? The unit has been...
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Question DuoVac silencer piping has melted?!?

Hello. I have a central DuoVac Vacuum cleaner in the basement. While going through seasonal dirt hopper maintenance, I noticed that the PVC piping linking the silencer to the unit has changed shape,...
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Thanks so much for the advice, guys! I was...

Thanks so much for the advice, guys!

I was out of potatoes. Following one of the advices, I tried again with that long-nosed vise grip. I pinched one side that was lightly bent. I wiggled from...
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Post Oven lightbulb broken, metal socket still in place

Hi.

My oven's lightbulb has gone defective. I removed the shield and attempted to unscrew it, but the glass part broke away from the bulb's metal socket. :wall:

So the socket is still firmly...
06-10-16, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

These are real bad news for me because this...

These are real bad news for me because this exceeds the competence of the very humble apprentice week-end handyman that I am (lol). I guess it will be better to have the job done by a pro and learn...
06-10-16, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Problem with exterior door

Hi. I have this exterior door in my dining room. I see daylight at the bottom side the door but not at the top. Upon closer inspection, it turned out the weather strippings had been installed quite...
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Made it! You guys are geniuses! :D I have...

Made it! You guys are geniuses! :D I have modified again the bending patterns and removed the 'top kinks'. I thought it'd be nice to post a picture of the configuration that worked because it might...
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Posted By Needhelp51

Please forgive me for bumping my thread this one...

Please forgive me for bumping my thread this one last time in case someone has a solution.
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Posted By Needhelp51

Hi, thanks for your answer. I have folded the...

Hi, thanks for your answer. I have folded the arms as instructed as far as they would go so that they are almost flat to the cover (see picture). The spring is definitely there, I even had a hard...
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Bathroom exhaust fan's cover will not hold into place

I have this bathroom extraction fan installed. It works fine, the only trouble I have is that the cover will not remain in place. The cover is supposed to be held into the operating position by the...
06-01-16, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Needhelp51

I drilled the hole at the exact same spot where...

I drilled the hole at the exact same spot where the technician showed me because on his last intervention of the sort, he said he had to turn the casing into a genuine swiss cheese and that it took...
06-01-16, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Needhelp51

It turned out that my windows were still under...

It turned out that my windows were still under warranty (6 months before expiry of a whopping 10-year warranty on mechanism). So I went to the vendor and he gave me a replacement handle and lock...
05-31-16, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

If I understand well, I need to buy a new lever...

If I understand well, I need to buy a new lever cap and a new lever (because of the holes)?
05-31-16, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Oh, so brute force is the only way. I guess...

Oh, so brute force is the only way. I guess that's what I'll use, then. Thanks for the help, it's very much appreciated.
05-31-16, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Window locked shut - Lock seems broken

Hi. I have "crank handle" type windows. Sadly, it seems that I can no longer open my living room's window because the locking system is no longer working. I can toggle the lock up or down, it moves...
10-22-14, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Moved away to another city since then, so the...

Moved away to another city since then, so the woodworker is too far away to do the repair.

If I understand right:
- I drill a hole much larger than the insert
- I find a wodden dowel that fits...
10-18-14, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Hello Chandler, Thanks for the answer. ...

Hello Chandler,

Thanks for the answer.

However how do I make sure the insert is properly positionned? I must be sure that the insert will be perfectly aligned with the bolt once the epoxy is...
10-15-14, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Repair baby's bed

Hello,

Even though it was made by a woodworker with quality material, my baby's bed sadly got damaged (see attached picture). The side wall was fixed to the front wall with a bolt connected to an...
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Posted By Needhelp51

Hello, Thanks for the advice. I folded the...

Hello,

Thanks for the advice. I folded the flat bar above the holes with about a two-inch pitch. It works very well now!
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Posted By Needhelp51

Problem with bathroom sink's manually operated drain plug lever

My bathroom sink's "Up/down" type drain attachment is causing me problems. The attachment's popping mechanism is equipped with a stem that's free to pivot, this causes the drain plug to move up and...
08-10-13, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Hello, It's been a while, but I finally took...

Hello,

It's been a while, but I finally took the time to repair that cabinet door :D. I used the original gorilla glue. Since I don't have clamps, I held it pressed down with my weight for 20...
06-15-13, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Ok thanks a lot for the info. I will provide...

Ok thanks a lot for the info. I will provide feedback once it is completed.
06-15-13, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Mikedel: thanks for the idea, however, I don't...

Mikedel: thanks for the idea, however, I don't think it would work in this case. Since it is intended to be used as a drawer, with an hinge, I think the front panel would conflict with the adjacent...
06-14-13, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Thank you for your answer PJmax, it is very much...

Thank you for your answer PJmax, it is very much appreciated.

Gorilla Glue, I'll try to get a hold of this product in the next few days.

Would using only clamps to hold panel until glue sets be...
06-14-13, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Needhelp51

Need help with special kitchen cabinet door

Hello.

My kitchen cabinet is equipped with a three-storey drawer that can be pulled in and out of the cabinet in order to store spice bottles and such. The whole unit is made of white melamine....
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