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I used a multimeter to test the relay. On the...

I used a multimeter to test the relay. On the lowest resistance level, I probed the two connection points on the back, labelled S and M. The readings were all over the place, as high as 160 and as...
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Well it feel like it is. Makes slight noise and...

Well it feel like it is. Makes slight noise and has a low vibration. And it gets super hot. Oddly the coils under the fridge remain cold.
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Any idea on how I test the start relay?

Any idea on how I test the start relay?
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I took the back of the fridge apart and noticed...

I took the back of the fridge apart and noticed in the drip tray there was a green residue, assuming dried coolant. Is it normal for fridges to leak a little coolant over time or is this what is...
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Danby wine/beverage fridge not cooling

I noticed today my 3yr old Dandy wine/beverage fridge stopped working. The inside of the fridge was actually quite warm, I am assuming because the compressor constantly stays on and is super hot. I...
10-25-17, 12:55 PM
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How much shear weight can a metal studded wall hold?

I am hoping to install a free floating (doesn't touch the ground) cabinet on a wall that has metal studs. I believe they are 16" OC. The cabinet weight about 300 pounds, when full of dishes. I plan...
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Sorry yes, they are t8 fluorescent lights. The...

Sorry yes, they are t8 fluorescent lights. The new ballasts are electronic. I did check the grounds and they seemed fine. Not sure what the voltage is as I don't have a voltage meter but maybe I'll...
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Issues with garage ballast lighting

I have four, 2' two bulb ballast lights in my garage and the tubes keep burning out after only a few weeks of replacement. I tried replacing the electric ballasts with new ones, thinking they were...
04-26-16, 11:09 PM
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Help tying main water line to sprinkler system

I am trying to install a sprinkler system for my yard. I found the main water line and attempted to tap into it but didn't have the right fittings, so I had to make a rough patch until I can find the...
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I know how to jump the lid, but how to you take...

I know how to jump the lid, but how to you take off the cabinet (actually what part of the dishwasher is the cabinet too)? Also, I seem to be able to get it going when I jump the lid and hit on the...
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Whirlpool top loading washer not working

We have an 8 year old top loading washer and it just stopped working. The water fills it, but it doesn't start spinning and just has a buzzing or humming sound. I tried different spin cycles and...
12-05-10, 10:12 PM
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It was a multi-purpose adhesive, specific for...

It was a multi-purpose adhesive, specific for vinyl flooring. And are you saying I should put the glue on the existing floor with the trowel, let it dry, then put the new tile on top? This seems a...
12-05-10, 05:13 PM
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Help - self stick vinyl tiles won't stick

I bought some 12x24 self stick vinyl tiles from Home Depot (Traffic Master) and I am installing them over existing linoleum roll floors. I lightly scruff sanded the floors before sticking the tiles...
11-22-10, 09:15 PM
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Water marks on wall near the ceiling

I noticed today what looks like water drip marks on the inside walls in one of my bedrooms and a bathroom on the 2nd floor. It's right at the top, near the ceiling and it's only on the outside walls,...
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Dishwasher not draining completely

We have a GE Profile dishwasher that isn't draining fully - it leaves a couple of inches of water at the bottom. I took out the filters and drain pipe and cleared everything. Tried it again and it...
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Faucet moves on granite

We just had granite counters installed with a single handle Moen faucet with no bottom plate. For some reason I can't get the faucet to stay in one place when I move the faucet head left to right....
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Leaking bathtub faucet

We have a leak in our bathtub/shower that trickles out from under the tub. It doesn't happen when the drain is plugged so I have ruled the drain out as the issue. It seems to happen the most when...
04-06-10, 12:19 PM
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DIY concrete countertops?

I am thinking of creating concrete countertop to replace our old laminate ones in the kitchen. I have read on a few sites about the process to create them (ie. forms, concrete PSI, mesh...
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Waterbased finish over oilbased finish?

I refinished our red oak floors with 5 coats of semi-gloss oil-based poly a week ago. The issue is you can see streaks in the finish, parts that are shiny and parts that aren't. I tried buffying it...
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I applied the poly in one of the rooms to see...

I applied the poly in one of the rooms to see what it would look like. The colour turned out a redish brown. It did tone down the purplish look, but it's definitely not the chocolate brown I was...
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Help - stain on red oak floors looks purple

I am refinishing my red oak hardwood floors and after putting on Varathane's Dark Walnut, my floors came out a purplish brown, and not the chocolate brown that I was hoping for and what the colour...
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Oh damn. If that's the problem then that's an...

Oh damn. If that's the problem then that's an easy fix. I'll give it a try. Thanks.
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Help with pendant lights that dim on their own

I just recently installed new pendant lighting above our dining room table and for some reason every so often they will dim on their own and then come back to full strength. Also, when installing, I...
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Amount of wires allowed in recessed can

I am installing reno type recessed cans in my existing living room. I am hoping to use the existing wires from a previous fixture and wanted to know how many wires are allowed in the box of the...
11-06-09, 10:47 AM
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What type of drywall mud to use?

I am about to drywall the ceiling in my living room and wondering what type of mud I should use. Can I use the pre-mixed tubs of all-purpose mud they sale at HD?
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