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Crank for umbrella

I cannot find a store or vendor that sell replacement parts for the crank mechanism. My umbrella is quite new, and I would assume quite cheap. There is no name on the umbrella, as I would not put...
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Granite

Have installed granite counter tops, year ago. Never knew how easy it chipped till now. What are the ways to repair small chips, they are not seen so much, but when running hand over area they...
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I would think about using the back part of slab...

I would think about using the back part of slab against the house as back support. And dig and pour new footer in front, to extend to the crack in side walk. Lay block on footer pour new concrete...
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The concrete slab will support the added weight. ...

The concrete slab will support the added weight. But I would not pour a solid 10 to 12 inch solid concrete pour. I would place brick or four inch block, or a combination of both, with in the pour...
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Cracked wall

Like it has been stated, you need to fix the cause of the crack before you fix the crack. By looking at the picture, it looks as though the brick have been payed over on top of the wood beam. Find...
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Thanks guys for your help. I am going to take...

Thanks guys for your help. I am going to take the fixture down and check to make sure it is wired correctly, and will try two other bulbs just in case. I have bought cheap lights in the past, but...
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I was not aware of a dimmer switch rated for...

I was not aware of a dimmer switch rated for led's, thought the lights themselves rated as being able to be used with a dimmer switch would have been enough.

So now to be sure I have this right,...
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Footer

There is another way to do it that is different than either listed. That is digging a trench to below frost line, tamping the soil tight at bottom of trench if needed, then add around four inches of...
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Crack

Can you tell us how thick the slab is and the width it spans, this will determine what can be done with repairs.
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Concrete bonding

You would not need any kind of bonding agent. The mortar will bond to your concrete enough to hold it in place, especially when you consider the weight of the two courses and then the cap, it is not...
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Concrete deck

Have you considered gluing down to the surface a nice in door out door carpet?
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If the method mentioned does not succeed, because...

If the method mentioned does not succeed, because some older longer setting paints sometimes refuses to react to paint removers completely, unless you apply several applications. In any case, you...
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If you correct the concrete by adding a layer of...

If you correct the concrete by adding a layer of concrete on top of the old concrete, that will direct all the water away from the house, it would greatly aid in keeping water away from the house,...
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Brick repair

The easiest way to fix this would be to find a nice looking cover plate. But the best way is always the hardest way. Find an area of brickwork that is not seen, and is weathered in the same way as...
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Thumbs down Dimmers

I have can lighting fixtures in my kitchen. They are on a dimmer switch. I recently bought (labeled) dimmable led lights. I had been using regular incandescent bulbs with no problems. There are...
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I am using a regular (not led) light bulb, the...

I am using a regular (not led) light bulb, the bulbs are exactly the same. But only one bulb is staying lit. I don't see why running a cord through a piece of wood, would effect the fixture. And if...
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Motion light

Can anyone explain why when I installed my motion lights and put the light bulbs in, one of the lights, when it gets dark, of course, stays lit very very dimly, and lights up normally when...
12-14-14, 01:05 PM
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carpet to carpet

I have rugs and runner rugs on top of my carpet. I am trying to find the best way to stop them from moving all over the place.

I have seen the different products for sale that advertise rug...
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Thanks for all your help, as for having to buy...

Thanks for all your help, as for having to buy one from out of the country, to gain pressure, should be a breeze as I am sure most all are made outside of country and shipped here.

This is called...
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Shower head

I am so tired of low flow shower heads, I have a shower head that is connected to a hose in bathroom shower. And the pressure from this unit is terrible. Can someone recommend the best high flow...
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Bug shield

I have bought a bug shield for my truck. Thinking the instructions would be included, but this was not the case. Most trucks and there bug shield installs are pretty straight forward. But this...
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Cutters

I guess we have seen the extent of what this forum can do for people guess I will move on to another, maybe get help there
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Bolt

That bolt on this model adjusts the jaws degree of separation, while engaging the closing of the handles. I use these stupid things every day talk about having to be smarter than your tools, I...
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