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Thanks for all responses. I will try to cut the...

Thanks for all responses. I will try to cut the pin with a Dremel. That's my only option at this point - as I've stated, the pipe won't move enough in any direction for the pins to clear (there's...
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My replies are not posting, so I'll try again. ...

My replies are not posting, so I'll try again.
I'd agree I should use a gasket but still don't know how to get one in there without cutting that bottom pin. Any other suggestions or is that OK?
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Misaligned overflow pipe, leaky gasket

I have an upstairs tub that was leaking at the overflow gasket during showers due to splashing. The problem is that the overflow drain pipe is slightly misaligned. There's not enough wiggle room to...
11-06-19, 02:32 PM
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Oh, of course! I saw those screws and wondered as...

Oh, of course! I saw those screws and wondered as much but thought they'd just take the flange off and be of no help. I was sure I was overlooking something simple though, and I was! Thanks.
11-06-19, 01:50 PM
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Old Dexter doorknob removal

I've removed lots of doorknobs before that have the little tab you press first, then that allows you to remove the handle/knob. But I've got a broken exterior door knob by DEXTER with a lock that I...
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Posted By alisonmadrey

need slower curing concrete patch

I bought a bunch of bags of Mapei Planipatch, which cures in 1 hour, and I'm finding it too tedious to mix such small batches at a time, when I am trying to patch a bunch of places all over a largish...
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Thanks to you both. I checked and everything is...

Thanks to you both. I checked and everything is clean. PJ, the bulb that only turns on when pressed and not with the door open is the one represented on the right side of the picture you provided......
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Map light

Also, to be clear, it's the front seat map lights, rather than the one in the middle of the car closer to the back seats.,, so dome light wasn't necessarily the correct term.
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I did provide it, but at the end... a 2007 Honda...

I did provide it, but at the end... a 2007 Honda CRV. But I edited the post to include and you may have been faster than I was!
It has a switch for the driver side and a switch for the passenger...
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Question Troubleshooting map lights

I need some help troubleshooting my front passenger dome light. Less than a year ago, I replaced both the driver and passenger dome light switches, and the lights have been working great until a week...
04-08-18, 01:02 PM
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Posted By alisonmadrey

I am in this same predicament with this same...

I am in this same predicament with this same texture. I am not having the luck you did, and I have tried a bunch of different approaches. Is there anything else to keep in mind other than only going...
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The water shoots out at about a 45 degree angle...

The water shoots out at about a 45 degree angle rather than running down onto the lower roof... at least when the rain is anything more than a light sprinkle.
Thanks for confirming that I'm not...
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Sure, you can see from this angle, too, that the...

Sure, you can see from this angle, too, that the valley fills up with pine needles. We have Proguard quoted everywhere, but still...
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Rain run-off from roof valley

I've had some gutter companies come out to provide bids on gutters and they recommend gutters in one location that just doesn't make sense to me. On the one hand, this particular area does have a...
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Thank you for your reply. I actually considered...

Thank you for your reply. I actually considered mudjacking first, but realized that the section of concrete at issue was actually paved incorrectly, like a bowl. So now I have to consider other...
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patio and drainage

I have a concrete patio in the backyard, and when it rains water runs across this patio, the past the back door and toward the driveway. If I replace this patio with a pavers, will I be creating...
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I don't have any posts buried yet. Starting from...

I don't have any posts buried yet. Starting from scratch. Thanks for your help. I'm going to go with anchors in footers.
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Oh, I was meaning czizzi about saying I needed to...

Oh, I was meaning czizzi about saying I needed to dig posts out and start over... nothing has been started yet.
As for gunner, I see what you mean. At the very least, if I proceed with anchors, I'm...
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Sorry, did not mean to mislead that anything had...

Sorry, did not mean to mislead that anything had begun already. Nothing has been started. Did you think I had buried them and that is what you say should be redone? If so, I have every opportunity to...
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Oh, no... two contradictory opinions! I'd like to...

Oh, no... two contradictory opinions! I'd like to hear from some tiebreakers! I'm attaching a picture I finally found this morning in which post brackets are evident. Now this is a very different...
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If instead of bolting beams to the sides of the...

If instead of bolting beams to the sides of the posts parallel to the wall you mounted beams on top of the posts perpendicular to the wall, then your rafters could go the long way and would be raised...
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How to mount posts for pergola with swings

I am in the planning phase for a 12x16 pergola. 6x6 posts, 2x10 double beams the long way, 2x6 rafters the short way. Havent decided on battens yet, but if I do them, it will be 1x2. All...
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Posted By alisonmadrey

Thanks to all for the feedback and info. We were...

Thanks to all for the feedback and info. We were just hoping to minimize our losses, since we already agreed to a really low price just before this discovery. And wouldn't want to do anything that...
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Posted By alisonmadrey

Exclamation Two tire sizes, same car?

We finalized the negotiations on selling a car today and dropped the price on it because it will need new tires soon. Well, we looked at it today and discovered a screw in the tire, in a...
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