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Tub faucet keeps dripping

I have a Delta on handle system that goes from cold to hot. The faucet part has a pulldown diverter. It just won't stop dripping. I'm not familiar with this type. Anyone know what might stop it from...
06-23-06, 12:43 PM
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Posted By ataririot

is it stainable? any other brands that might take...

is it stainable? any other brands that might take a better stain? and where can i buy this? home depot?
06-23-06, 11:10 AM
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fixing chewed wood

My kids were playing out back and my dog was on our patio and he chewed one of the boards on the bottom rail. The wood is stained--thankfully we have stain left over from the original owners, but i...
05-27-06, 12:16 PM
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Chandler--i definitely don't want to drill a hole...

Chandler--i definitely don't want to drill a hole and they are both on the second floor. The problem is the lip is so thin and can't handle the weight.

Xsleeper- i thought of a block of wood but...
05-27-06, 06:59 AM
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air conditioner in replacement window

I have the lip on my replacement window and i'm worried about it braking the plastic lip if all that weight is set on it. We rigged something up with a brick last summer but it was a poor set up. I...
01-29-06, 08:00 AM
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Posted By ataririot

Desk repair

I have a desk with a keyboard tray that rolls in and out. It is particle board covered with a faux wood covering. I'm not sure what it is made out of, but it is starting to get little chips in it...
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Posted By ataririot

great. I will work on this saturday and get...

great.

I will work on this saturday and get back to you on this.. i appreciate the help. I hope this fixes it. It's driving me crazy. It's getting harder and harder to shift.

thanks!!
charlie
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thank you. That would be great. Let me know.. and...

thank you. That would be great. Let me know.. and also how in the world i can fix it or find that solenoid/actuator. Thanks. Charlie
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Posted By ataririot

Buick Regal issue with automatic shifter button

Hello.

I hope someone can help me with this problem.

Car: 1998 Buick Regal
Engine is a 3500 V6 with power everything

For whatever reason we have a heck of a time shifting our car out of...
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Posted By ataririot

shifter problems

I have a 1998 Buick Regal v6-3100.

Today I parked it on an incline and ever since the shifter is extremely hard to take out of park. In all other gears it works smoothly but when it is in park i...
05-11-05, 07:43 PM
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Posted By ataririot

i have thought about that but i've read that it...

i have thought about that but i've read that it might be against code. Especially since it goes out to the sewer. would i call the town and ask them?
05-11-05, 02:38 PM
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Posted By ataririot

laundry water

We moved into a house and they have a washer draining into a pvc pipe that has a trap in it but raises up about 12" above the line going out to the sewar. the problem is our washer hose has to drain...
12-16-04, 06:02 AM
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Posted By ataririot

great thank you for the help. I wasn't sure if i...

great thank you for the help. I wasn't sure if i made a big mistake. I'm getting the surround up today. I'm a total novice and it looks really good. I learned a lot from this site... otherwise i'd...
12-15-04, 05:59 AM
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Posted By ataririot

its not a 2" gap between the drywall and concrete...

its not a 2" gap between the drywall and concrete backer board--the backerboard was 60" and the surround is only 58". I didn't cut the concrete board down 2" to 58".. instead i figured it was fine to...
12-14-04, 09:15 PM
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Posted By ataririot

backer board question

i've installed some backerboard but not to the ceiling. It meets at the green board and what i'm wondering is do i use drywall compound and tape or the special concrete tape to fill in the gap...
12-10-04, 02:24 PM
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Posted By ataririot

my tub is steel not ceramic. isn't that easier to...

my tub is steel not ceramic. isn't that easier to refinish? I'm not sure.. MrChris did you have a ceramic or porcelin tub or steel? What is the difference in quality of refinish--i guess what i'm...
12-09-04, 08:25 AM
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Posted By ataririot

the surround we are looking at is actually bolted...

the surround we are looking at is actually bolted right to the studs. The only thing that i worry about with that is that they have a tendancy to sound sort of hollow when you are in them. I'm not...
12-09-04, 06:56 AM
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Posted By ataririot

bathtub refinish

hi.

I don't want to take out my current tub, but it has a few chips and two spots of rust. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Charlie
12-09-04, 06:48 AM
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Posted By ataririot

bathtub tile

I'm mostly a novice, but have torn down the walls in our bathtub area and will put up cement backerboard and haven't decided on whether to do a acrylic surround or to do tile. I'd prefer tile, but...
11-26-04, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ataririot

tub and tile help needed

hello.

I found that my tile was leaking and the drywall is moldy behind it. BTW. I'm pretty much a novice, but not afraid to work but worried about getting overwhelmed by the project.
The house...
11-14-04, 12:51 PM
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Posted By ataririot

okay. i have a crappy level. i will need to go...

okay. i have a crappy level. i will need to go get a new one tomorrow. but in the middle of football commercials i've discovered something interesting.

first.. the windows say "Champion" on the...
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Posted By ataririot

i have side mounted springs... if that helps any....

i have side mounted springs... if that helps any. the one side closes flush, but the right side is about 2 inches off the ground.
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Posted By ataririot

garage door adjustment help needed

my garage door is closing, but one side is down and the other isn't. i'm not exactly sure what to adjust. any thoughts?
11-13-04, 07:41 PM
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Posted By ataririot

okay.. i'll do my best to explain them since i...

okay.. i'll do my best to explain them since i don't know the style exactly.

the windows are one above the other. the inside is behind the top one at the bottom. where they come together in the...
11-13-04, 01:35 PM
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Posted By ataririot

sorry i didn't note this. The gaps are on the...

sorry i didn't note this. The gaps are on the side. There are short felt strips that are attached to the windows, but they are not reaching each side of the frame so there are tiny gaps. i can feel...
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