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10-04-09, 11:37 PM
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Posted By GonnaDoIt

Well, that bit of advice is simple enough. ...

Well, that bit of advice is simple enough.

Too bad the rest of the job wasn't! :eek:

I've replaced many a box, removed terminated runs properly (into junction boxes, etc.), put in new wall...
10-04-09, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Proper place for ground wire?

Hi,

I want to replace a basement pull-chain light fixture; the old one has a grounding screw inside the ceramic housing for the green ground wire. The new plastic one, just purchased from Home...
10-21-07, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,587
Posted By GonnaDoIt

One last chance...

Y'know, SP... what I'm thinking is this:

On August 9th, there were severe t-storms here, which knocked down trees and lines to all the houses at my end of the street in our small neighborhood. It...
10-21-07, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,587
Posted By GonnaDoIt

It's True

I'm sure you're suspicious, but I'm relating exactly what happened.

Yes, there is a metal water pipe entering the house in the front of the foundation.

I suspect that the small grounding wire I...
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By GonnaDoIt

What method of installation?

When you say you installed this printer, what exactly did you do?

And shall we assume you are using WindowsXP?

Most printers these days ask you to first install the software they come with on...
10-20-07, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,587
Posted By GonnaDoIt

My Two Cents

My two cents here, from the POV of the End User:

I had been having fluctuations at my house, major flickering of lights even when larger appliances were not kicking on.

Surely I expected to see...
10-20-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By GonnaDoIt

I oughta be a monkey's uncle!

Got my duplex switch today, went below and shut off power. Came up to the 2nd floor, tested to make sure power was off. It was, :thumbup:

So far so good, eh? I wired the switch and went back down...
10-19-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By GonnaDoIt

The bedroom light is OFF. There is no way to...

The bedroom light is OFF. There is no way to switch it on.

Yes, three cables coming in, all of them have one ground wire, one white wire, one black wire.

So the most efficient answer to correct...
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Hey hopro, What platform and broswer are you...

Hey hopro,

What platform and broswer are you using?

I know that Internet Explorer does not open in maximized (full window) mode, and even more annoying, if you have at any time in the recent...
10-19-07, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Help Reconfigure Switch/Outlet Box plz

Hi all,

Here is the situation:

One single pole switch in 2nd floor bedroom used to operate overhead ceiling light. Person rewired switch to operate thermostatted attic exhaust fan (kicks on at...
03-08-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Button vents

Sounds like something to investigate. Thanks for the info. I figure I need about 800 CFM, hard to pinpoint with the Cape Cod arrangement I have, but better more than less, IMO.

Time for more...
03-08-07, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Attic Ventilation Dilemma

Hi All,

Current situation: My attic is screaming, hellish HOT in summer. My roof has no venting... the edge of it comes right down flush to the gutters, so there is no overhang of the eaves for...
03-08-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,733
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Thumbs up No changes

I did decide to go on down and see if the corroded lug was loose. It was not, neither were any of the other connections or lugs.

While the corrosion in place can't be considered the best...
03-08-07, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,733
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Corroded Lug in Breaker Box

Hi,

I'd been noticing light and power fluctuations in my house gradually increasing in frequency and intensity over the past few months of this crazy winter. Finally, after a few weird incidents...
10-24-05, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Thumbs up Thanks!

I have tried it direct-on and not at an angle... and I will get my hands on a small cold chisel, and try little bits.

The limiter of not losing the backwall is helpful as well... otherwise I may...
10-21-05, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Question Removal of cracked shower wall tiles possible?

Hi Folks,

I have a shower/tub enclosure original to my house (built 1948) that is in fine shape, except for two rows of the tile on the long wall of the shower.

The bottom row was loose, and I...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Ah ha!

Judging from the rest of the tub/shower area, I'd put good money on the chance that there's calcium deposits. Love the suggestion, and GonnaDoIt!

Cool signature, too. I have a bumpersticker on my...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By GonnaDoIt

You are right, of course...

... that I should take it slow and get the old plumbing upgraded, install new cut-offs and valve (though the valve in there looks VERY solid and still quite clean.)

Hmm... yes, I should. Will I?...
07-07-05, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17,129
Posted By GonnaDoIt

This is called Jala Neti...

... and is not uncommon, though many haven't heard of it!

Here is a link, only one of many, but this one contains links to other studies about the subject of Nasal Irrigation and Cleansing:...
07-07-05, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,311
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Something to try...

I have a friend who has CFS... she practices yoga and says it helps her greatly. For some, it is a relative improvement, for others it practically "cures" the situation over the course of a few...
Replies: 6
Views: 6,368
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Thumbs up I second the Belarc Advisor!

Here is the link:
Belarc Advisor Free Download Page (http://www.belarc.com/Download.html)

I install this on every job I take, whether it be a paid job or a family tech job.

Easy, run this,...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By GonnaDoIt

Question Difficulty removing old tub fixtures

Hello!

I am about to launch a repair ceramic tile/regrout ceramic tile project in my secondary bathroom.

Got all my materials and tools ready to go, removed the philips-head screws from the...
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