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Posted By fh2000

Thanks for your reply. Sounds like this will...

Thanks for your reply.

Sounds like this will be a permanent seal and I will not be able to unscrew the seat in the future. Maybe I can try small amount first.
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Posted By fh2000

shower pipe thread striped, seat can not tighten

Hi,

I am not sure if anyone has asked this question. If duplicated, I apologize.

My shower stems are from Price Pfister. The hotwater stem could not shut off yesterday. I took it out the...
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Posted By fh2000

Joed, OK. I hope I am correct on this one...

Joed,

OK. I hope I am correct on this one now. Even though I could not find any ridges on the two yellow wires, one of them has small label printing throughout the wire, and the other one is...
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Posted By fh2000

Joed, and PCboss. Unfortunately, I could not...

Joed, and PCboss.

Unfortunately, I could not find any ridges on either of the yellow wire from the light. The yellow light is attached to each other going thru the tube. On the other end, they...
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Posted By fh2000

joed, Thanks for the reply. I just want to...

joed,

Thanks for the reply. I just want to make sure that if I have a two wire coming from the ceiling: one black, and one white. See my photo from the link:
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Posted By fh2000

how to connect 2 wire ceiling light fixture

Hi,

My ceiling wire has two wires: black and white. My ceiling light fixture also has two wires but both are the same color: transparent yellow. One of the sockets (there are 3) is not working...
07-18-07, 11:59 AM
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Posted By fh2000

How to decide if it is a load bearing wall?

Hi,

My house was built in 1961. My main bedroom closet is very old and I would like to replace it. The metal doors are sliding and hung from the ceiling rail. The back of the closet is the wall...
06-03-07, 09:05 PM
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Posted By fh2000

Success! After a day an a half of trial and...

Success! After a day an a half of trial and error. I finally fixed it at the end of Sunday. I managed to unscrew the seat with a large screw driver and it cought the right thread this time and...
06-03-07, 09:22 AM
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Posted By fh2000

594tough, I will give it a try today. If I...

594tough,

I will give it a try today. If I can not get the seat out, do you think I could just apply JW Weld from outside the seat and attempt to seal it that way?

Once it is welded, I guess...
06-03-07, 12:07 AM
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Posted By fh2000

Furd and 12pole, Thanks for your response. ...

Furd and 12pole,

Thanks for your response. Lived in US for almost 20 years but still could not distinguish the ending 't' or 'd' from a busy OSH employee. English and Asia language is as...
06-02-07, 08:09 PM
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Posted By fh2000

can't get seed out of shower pipe

Hi,

My weedend small project turns into a huge disaster.

My shower has been dripping for a couple of weeks. The stems and cover are all from Price Phister. I have replaced stems a couple of...
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Posted By fh2000

Hi, thanks for all your responses. The color...

Hi, thanks for all your responses. The color would be white.
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Posted By fh2000

bathroom paint cracking above shower

Two years ago, I removed my bath room wall paper because of mold problem, and I repainted the walls and ceiling with the regular white paint from Home Depot. No primer.

Today, after just two...
05-30-06, 11:15 PM
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Posted By fh2000

new kitchen sink is BIG

I bought a new double bowl sink from Lowe's. It's measurement is 33 (long) X 23 (width) X 10 (depth). I cut a big hole in my laminate countertop and top-mounted the sink, though I haven't sealed...
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Posted By fh2000

Dishwasher wiring question

I purchased a new Frigidaire dishwasher. My old one has a plug but the new one is hard wired. The guy from Lowe's told me that this is now standard. He also handed me a wire-to-plug convert cable....
03-27-06, 02:40 PM
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Posted By fh2000

Front door is 40". New doors are 36" ?

My front door is old and crooked. Time to get a new one. I will have to remove the frame too since it is old and the wood around hinges become soft now. The door probabaly came with the house since...
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Posted By fh2000

Thanks. My cabinets are all installed. I read...

Thanks. My cabinets are all installed. I read that some experts here suggested to have cabinets installed first so the floor will not be tied down by the base cabinets. My base cabinets all have...
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Posted By fh2000

laminate floor on 2 layers of vinyl?

My kitchen has 2 layers of vinyl. Due to asbestos concern, I do not wish to remove any. Both vinyl seem to be firmly attached, no peels, no curls, and no holes.

Is it a good idea to install a...
02-11-06, 10:16 AM
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Posted By fh2000

Thanks, guys. Yes. I am replacing a...

Thanks, guys.

Yes. I am replacing a in-cabinet exhaust fan with a 36" Chimney range hood that I plan to purchase from ebay much like this one in the picture:
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02-10-06, 05:40 PM
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Posted By fh2000

vent eletric line has no ground

I have a vent duct hole in my kitchen. There is a metal shielded wire where my old vent connected to. After removing the old hardwired vent, I noticed that there are just 2 copper wires inside; one...
02-09-06, 11:25 AM
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Posted By fh2000

I hear you loud and clear. :) Thank you...

I hear you loud and clear. :)

Thank you for your suggestions.
02-09-06, 11:06 AM
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Posted By fh2000

Thanks. I will go to HomeDepot and see if...

Thanks.

I will go to HomeDepot and see if they have those receptacles that you mentioned.

Since I know for sure that my fridge's cord is able to plug in, but my gas range is a little, well, out...
02-09-06, 10:33 AM
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Posted By fh2000

flathead or angled appliance extension cord?

(Reposting from Appliances - Electric forum: hope to get some answers here)

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Is there such a thing? I am going...
02-02-06, 10:07 AM
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Posted By fh2000

how to "sand" the edges off glass shelf divider

(Reposting here per suggestion from another poster)

I have a new glass door cabinet that came with 4 glass shelf dividers. Two middle ones are 1/16" too wide. This is the IKEA cabinet which I...
02-01-06, 06:08 PM
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Posted By fh2000

Well, mine was certainly not built when George...

Well, mine was certainly not built when George was still around, but it was built in 1961. They sure built solid houses then. :)
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