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Me Too!

Is it black and when you scrub it it looks like fibrous tissue that kind of floats in the water or gets caught on the bristles of the toilet brush? Mine also seems to be around the waterline and at...
03-25-19, 03:46 PM
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I did check the wires, and while they are older,...

I did check the wires, and while they are older, the insulation does appear intact. And as I said I checked my connections before I screwed the dimmer switch down.and all worked.
I actually had...
03-25-19, 01:44 PM
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Posted By MB McProc

Replacing switch causes short at breaker

I'm replacing a dimmer switch in a 3 switch box - the housing on the new switch is larger than the old switch and when I screw it into place and turn the breaker back on, it makes the breaker pop. ...
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Posted By MB McProc

Rusty mildewy smelling steam iron

My Granddaughter used one of my Steam Irons and put it away with water in it - that was 6 months ago. I took it out to use a couple of weeks ago, and emptied the water and rinsed it a couple of...
07-02-18, 08:25 AM
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Weighting down AGP Stairs

We have the pictured stairs in our pool. There is a plastic mesh shelf behind the second step that we've always put weights on to keep them stable on the bottom of the pool. Not sure exactly why,...
06-21-17, 04:22 PM
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Posted By MB McProc

Silicone on Plastic Ball Joint at water return

Had to have the vinyl liner of my above ground pool replaced 3 years ago - when the installers put everything back together, some genius used some type of silicone adhesive or possibly caulk on the...
06-04-17, 05:39 PM
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Posted By MB McProc

Need to repair this chair

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What do I need (tools) and how do I do it? Please be very specific - because I've tried on two occasions to do this, (wood glue and bar clamps) and both times I was unable to get the...
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Opinions on TWP 1500 series deck stain?

New PT deck built last summer - planned on doing a finish in Late Sept/Oct. but the weather got too cold and we weren't able to finish it then. TWP was recommended to us by a neighbor has anyone...
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Posted By MB McProc

I just read the most bizarre thing on a website...

I just read the most bizarre thing on a website that it happens when you have a diabetic in the house - my husband IS diabetic. But still nothing about how to get rid of it.
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No the door remains open most of the time and...

No the door remains open most of the time and there is a window that is frequently open, so I'm fairly certain that stale air isn't an issue.
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I have tried these and there was growth despite...

I have tried these and there was growth despite these being present. Also I have pets and while I make every effort to make sure the toilet seat is always left closed, I'm not the only one using the...
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The reason I don't think it's a water issue is...

The reason I don't think it's a water issue is that I do have 2 toilets and this only happens in the one that is used most frequently. The Mold, which is black, grows below the water line. When I...
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Posted By MB McProc

I will - just scrubbed again yesterday before I...

I will - just scrubbed again yesterday before I posted the above so I'll take a picture today and post it in a couple of days when I see growth again.
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Posted By MB McProc

Mold in Toilet bowl - yes, now it's an obsession.

For 5 years now I've done everything and tried every suggested method to kill the mold that continually grows in my toilet bowl - it's only in 1 of the 2 toilets in my house, and it's the toilet that...
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Posted By MB McProc

Not sure what the original bulbs were but the...

Not sure what the original bulbs were but the current bulbs are GE and I believe the previous ones were Sylvania. Also, don't know if it will give a clue or not, but twice the bulbs have gone out...
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Posted By MB McProc

Pictures as requested

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Posted By MB McProc

New LED Recessed 120V lights constantly burning out

Just had kitchen remodeled this summer. 3 - 120V LED task lights installed in ceiling focused on Countertop. I have had to replace the bulb in 1 of the lights 4 times in 6 months and the bulbs in...
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Posted By MB McProc

I'm intrigued, what will loosening the gas cap do?

I'm intrigued, what will loosening the gas cap do?
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Posted By MB McProc

Lawn tractor with Briggs & Stratton engine

We've got a 12 yr. old Riding mower, that starts fine, and runs fine for approximately 15 minutes and then the engine starts lugging and finally cuts out completely. It doesn't seem to matter how...
12-18-15, 03:05 PM
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Posted By MB McProc

Well, I guess I'll just chalk it up to aging and...

Well, I guess I'll just chalk it up to aging and "character" it wasn't an expensive piece and actually doesn't get a lot of use so maybe once it's got some character maybe it'll get more traffic.
12-18-15, 06:18 AM
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Posted By MB McProc

Leather chair - kitty scratches/claw holes - any way to mend/hide?

Kitty has been with us for almost a month and never went near the leather chair and ottoman, and I thought we were home free - and then last night I walked by the chair and saw that she'd clawed it...
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Anybody got a good technique for painting around a wall mount for a 48" TV?

There is just no way I can take the mount itself off the wall, I'm lucky I can get the TV off the Mount itself. The mount (which I should have taken pictures of to post, but am at work right now) is...
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Posted By MB McProc

From the exterior, the crack doesn't actually...

From the exterior, the crack doesn't actually appear that wide - 1/16th or so, and it does not appear to go below the grade into the basement wall.
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Posted By MB McProc

Exterior Foundation Crack & Interior wallboard separation

I have a crack in my cinder block/concrete foundation that now has transferred to the wallboard inside. I'm fairly certain that the foundation crack is continued settling, and I was looking for...
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Posted By MB McProc

Blood Stain on Viscose Foam Mattress

My granddaughter had a nosebleed when she spent the night and it has stained my brand new viscose memory foam mattress. I'm concerned that anything I do to try to clean this will only make it worse,...
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