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06-18-13, 04:28 PM
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The dining room receptacles can be put on the...

The dining room receptacles can be put on the small appliance circuits?? That's a new one on me. Oh well, it's ok, I wouldn't wire it that way anyway. So much for the words "shall have no other...
06-18-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 29,165
Posted By Re-mdlr

Yes, shall have no other outlets -- like the...

Yes, shall have no other outlets -- like the dining room, living room, outdoors, etc etc. My local building inspector figures an exhaust hood is a small appliance, because he allows it. Same with...
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Views: 747
Posted By Re-mdlr

I had the same problem with my 22 year old...

I had the same problem with my 22 year old Whirlpool refrig recently. Never had a problem with it before. But since it's been winter where I live, and not using much ice, I lifted the sensor arm so...
06-17-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 29,165
Posted By Re-mdlr

Range outlet height can depend on what brand of...

Range outlet height can depend on what brand of range you have, and what style of installation it is. Your range should have installation instructions which should guide you for that. If it's just...
06-17-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,657
Posted By Re-mdlr

Both your friends are right -- they're seeing it...

Both your friends are right -- they're seeing it differently though. On the west coast, we're required to have 6 inches of clearance from wood to the ground. I've seen comments that lead me to...
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Views: 983
Posted By Re-mdlr

I've heard to let them set for as long as they...

I've heard to let them set for as long as they were laying on their side or back. Of course, that was no scientific study.
06-15-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,481
Posted By Re-mdlr

Could it be the pressure relief valve discharge...

Could it be the pressure relief valve discharge for your hot water tank?? Is the water worm or cold?? Where's the other end of the pipe?? Does it only discharge when it rains??
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Re-mdlr

cordless keyboards

Hello, a couple of months ago I switched from a corded keyboard to a cordless one. I am having too many problems of an occasional letter not getting typed in, even though I pressed it (maybe not...
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Views: 1,106
Posted By Re-mdlr

You say you have two fans controlled by two...

You say you have two fans controlled by two different switches in two different rooms. Are you wanting to keep both switch locations active to control both fans at the same time -- so you would need...
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Views: 20,175
Posted By Re-mdlr

I think the house is probably wired for a 4 prong...

I think the house is probably wired for a 4 prong dryer outlet, and the landlord changed it over to a 3 prong outlet for a previous tenant because the tenant had an older dryer with a 3 prong...
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Views: 20,175
Posted By Re-mdlr

Since you have a "Landlord", tell them you have a...

Since you have a "Landlord", tell them you have a 4 prong dryer pigtail, and ask them to change over the dryer outlet to a 4 prong. If the Landlord knows what he's doing, he'll grab one up and...
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Views: 20,175
Posted By Re-mdlr

You say you just moved into a new house. I'm...

You say you just moved into a new house. I'm assuming you mean a 'previously owned' house. Have you checked your dryer outlet, maybe the house is wired for a 4 prong outlet and someone previously...
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Posted By Re-mdlr

Another floor leveler I like is Fix-It-All -- you...

Another floor leveler I like is Fix-It-All -- you mix it and spread it as needed. It's not self leveling, but it will help to fill in those 1/8 inch areas before you lay the hardwood.
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Views: 8,741
Posted By Re-mdlr

Let me see if I can help. First off, I assume...

Let me see if I can help. First off, I assume this is a concrete slab foundation??? And I assume you are prepping for tile work??? What primer did you use, and where and when did you use it, in...
06-09-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By Re-mdlr

What I have done is write out a note what you...

What I have done is write out a note what you want to do -- that is, remove that existing fence and build a new one. Then I showed what the materials cost is going to be, and asked them to go in...
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Re-mdlr

Patching drywall takes practice, lots of it. ...

Patching drywall takes practice, lots of it. Especially if you want the patches to not show. And patches most always show. Even professional drywallers have patches that show. Why?? Because they...
06-07-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 39,127
Posted By Re-mdlr

When was the last time the water heater was...

When was the last time the water heater was drained and flushed?? If it were me, I'd pull a couple of the aerators on the faucets and then turn the water on -- maybe debris has washed through the...
06-07-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By Re-mdlr

And it looks like that pipe feeds the mechanism...

And it looks like that pipe feeds the mechanism only. So maybe consider removing more pipe to get it out of the way, then cap or plug it off. And yes, Joe, I don't know about the east coast, but on...
06-06-13, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By Re-mdlr

Remove the union completely. The little nipple...

Remove the union completely. The little nipple may come with it. No problem. Then use whatever cap or plug you need for the situation. And yellow Teflon tape should be ok. If you have the right...
06-06-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By Re-mdlr

I wonder if that 'wood' is actually a tile. Hard...

I wonder if that 'wood' is actually a tile. Hard to tell from the picture, and I didn't see anything in writing.
06-06-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By Re-mdlr

First off, I have done hardwood floors with...

First off, I have done hardwood floors with custom inlays; I have done tile work with custom insets and inlays. But I have never tried what your link shows. But I sure do like it. I can see that...
06-06-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By Re-mdlr

And that is a difference between east coast and...

And that is a difference between east coast and west coast building. We don't get as much rain as you guys do. I even build decks so you can step right outside, not down. It's pretty standard out...
06-06-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,626
Posted By Re-mdlr

Look in your local yellow pages under "Glass". ...

Look in your local yellow pages under "Glass". They'll come out and look at it, measure it, make them up, come back a couple of weeks later, and install them. If it's an insulated glass, which I...
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Re-mdlr

Do you have a GFCI outlet in that bathroom? Have...

Do you have a GFCI outlet in that bathroom? Have you pushed the reset button on it? If it's not in that bathroom, check your other bathroom for the GFCI (yes I know that is not up to code standard,...
06-06-13, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,015
Posted By Re-mdlr

Just 3 weeks ago I had to grab a 4 x 4 pressure...

Just 3 weeks ago I had to grab a 4 x 4 pressure treat, cut to length, then cut it to width and height, and then scribe it to fix the rough concrete base including a large two level crack. It took...
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