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2-switch wireless ??3-way light switch kit

Hi All.

We have a light in our living room controlled by a single paddle switch in an inconvenient place, PLUS a vacant spot in a multi-gang wall switch in a convenient place in the same room. ...
11-15-19, 11:36 PM
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Plastic-Dip rubber coating to cover wear on vinyl seat cover?

Hi All.

We have an office-style chair that is in good condition, except for visible wear on the seat cushion, which seems to be upholstered in textured non-slip vinyl please see photo attached...
10-07-19, 05:24 PM
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Wow thanks I think you've likely saved me from...

Wow thanks I think you've likely saved me from a fatal mistake. I'll leave the existing glue in place. I would not have thought of that because instinct / experience teaches that flush surfaces...
10-07-19, 05:17 PM
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Thank you so much I will likely play safe and...

Thank you so much I will likely play safe and use Liquid Nails.

As you say, I'm cautious about the right solvent and the right method of removing the existing glue, precisely because I'm nervous...
10-07-19, 04:21 PM
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Re-glue heavy mirror onto particle-board cabinet door

This morning I found that the glass mirror that extends across the full surface of one one of three doors on my bathroom cabinet was rubbing against the glass on the neighboring door. When I looked...
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Thanks again. Not to beat the subject to death,...

Thanks again. Not to beat the subject to death, but I'm getting a much better shower now, There's almost no leakage just a small drop from the diverter, so the pressure through the shower head...
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Thanks Donato, thanks Norm I know I...

Thanks Donato, thanks Norm

I know I mentioned that I am cheap, but I should have added that I am stupid with it: I assumed it was Delta because most of the plumbing fixtures here are Delta, but...
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Why didn't i think of that? Thanks, man. ...

Why didn't i think of that?

Thanks, man. I'll keep you posted.
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That's what I'm wondering can the guts be...

That's what I'm wondering can the guts be replaced? i can call Delta, but judging by their web site, which is a disaster, I'll get a quicker answer here maybe, for example, the guts are some...
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Venerable Delta tub spout with diverter: repair or replace?

Nearly thirty years ago, whoever built out the apartment in which I'm lucky enough to live, did not skimp on the fixtures. The Delta diverter spout in the tub has only just failed the diverter no...
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Excellent! Thanks very much. Will do.

Excellent! Thanks very much. Will do.
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PJmax, Thanks - which white epoxy would you...

PJmax,

Thanks - which white epoxy would you use?

Panel availability: yes indeed. I was frankly amazed to see that there were so any parts available at all for a 28-year old fridge, let alone...
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Very good point. I should see if i can borrow an...

Very good point. I should see if i can borrow an ammeter and find out how much juice the old girls are drinking....
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Paul, Great - thanks! I've just had a...

Paul,

Great - thanks!

I've just had a quick scout around online for FRP (of which i had never heard before, thanks) and i see it comes in a wide range of thicknesses, as thick as 3/8 inch...
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Re-finishing the interior of an old fridge?

This is going to sound crazy, but bear with me...:

I have two fairly ancient G.E. TFX20DJC side-by-side fridge-freezers. My best guess is that they were manufactured in 1989, and they have been...
10-12-16, 03:08 PM
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Thanks! Will double-check per yr advice.

Thanks! Will double-check per yr advice.
10-12-16, 01:33 PM
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Advisability of grout sealant in shower stall ?

I just finished re-grouting the gaps between the marble tiles in my shower stall. It's probably not the best job ever perpetrated by human hand, but, if it holds, it's already looking a lot better...
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Well that is a surprise answer! But it would...

Well that is a surprise answer! But it would certainly sweep away all the problems I've had with tape, in one fell swoop. Not to mention the expense damn stuff costs a fortune.

I wonder if...
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How to paint a straight line border between colors in a corner edge

Like many people, I have several corners where one color of paint meets another. The most frequent kind is where the ceiling (painted flat white in my place) meets the wall (painted some other...
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Ha hah ha haaahh! Well that should tell...

Ha hah ha haaahh!

Well that should tell anyone with half a brain all they need to know about this project!!!

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread etc.

Thanks very much for the wise...
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Okay, sorry, here's my answer (from about 2:45...

Okay, sorry, here's my answer (from about 2:45 onward. He takes his time getting there...):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO-bZF4L1HE

And as to the kitchen sink, you're right of course. For...
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I was thinking about exactly that, the drain...

I was thinking about exactly that, the drain cover. Newbie question: are most drain covers made such that they can ve removed (unscrewed?) from inside the tub *only*, i.e. without needing to get a...
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Gottit thanks. I guess I'll go with the spray...

Gottit thanks. I guess I'll go with the spray and resign myself to the plague-ward-style full-room mask... which may in turn mean that the kitchen sink will not get done...
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Interesting. I wonder how much a pro would...

Interesting. I wonder how much a pro would charge. I might get a quote. Thanks!
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Two useful bits of info, thanks. I'll be sure to...

Two useful bits of info, thanks. I'll be sure to be rigorous about the prep. As with so many jobs, prep may be 90% and actually painting will be the downhill home...

In your experience, does the...
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