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08-26-10, 08:36 AM
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Posted By cswake

Drain pan piping tends to clog

I need a suggestion on how to solve one of two related problems. The original problem was that the configuration of my condo's 3/4" drain piping for the condensation pan tended to get clogged up...
12-24-09, 02:26 PM
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Views: 2,526
Posted By cswake

I want to thank you guys for the responses. For...

I want to thank you guys for the responses. For reference to anyone who stumbles across this thread, I picked up a Yale Security 5100 series door closer that has a 8" x 3/4" hole pattern which fits...
12-19-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,526
Posted By cswake

Thanks for the response. I've been...

Thanks for the response.

I've been assembling a list of manufacturers trying to find the pattern, but haven't had any luck. (Sargent, Tell, Ryobi, Wright, Stanley, Taymor, Kwikset, Norton, Global,...
12-19-09, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,526
Posted By cswake

Door Closer Hole Pattern and Replacement Manufacturer?

My ten year old unit broke and I tossed it before writing down the Make & Model. (I do remember it was the cylinder body type, residential unit) With that said, I'm trying to match a new replacement...
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Posted By cswake

Easy enough. Thanks! (Harder to get 25 characters...

Easy enough. Thanks! (Harder to get 25 characters in a post ;))
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Posted By cswake

TV Wall Mount above fireplace

I want to mount a large screen LCD above the fireplace, but the builders had framed it with 2x4's at the corners with metal studs in-between to support the drywall. I want to cut a section of the...
02-02-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By cswake

Thanks for the quick response and trying to save...

Thanks for the quick response and trying to save me time in the meantime. :) I just popped an old shark bite cap on the supply and bought the 3/4" stop end. The original owner had the expansion tank...
02-02-09, 07:05 PM
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Views: 970
Posted By cswake

OK to temporarily shut off hot water gate valve?

My hot water heater leaked and the replacement is not coming until the weekend. I'd like to have running water until that happens. Is it safe if I close the gate valve for the hot water branch/supply...
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Views: 1,290
Posted By cswake

LG LDF6810SS with Periodic Abnormal Noise during Wash Cycle

This is a relatively new dishwasher that is starting to experience an abnormal noise; however, it does not do it consistently.

Here is a video of it working correctly during the wash:
LG...
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Views: 1,831
Posted By cswake

I'm bumping this up since I haven't found a...

I'm bumping this up since I haven't found a vendor that can supply them to a consumer. Anyone?
05-24-08, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,104
Posted By cswake

Bi-fold door without a bottom bracket?

Are there any options to install a bi-fold without a bottom bracket? (I don't want to drill through tile) For instance, mounting on side brackets rather than top and bottom, while still using the...
04-08-08, 05:33 PM
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Views: 22,035
Posted By cswake

Seemed thin enough that I could get away with it....

Seemed thin enough that I could get away with it. :)
04-07-08, 09:19 PM
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Posted By cswake

Cheap 10" blade that came with the Husky...

Cheap 10" blade that came with the Husky...
04-06-08, 07:21 PM
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Posted By cswake

I tried my miter saw but had some difficulty with...

I tried my miter saw but had some difficulty with some of the cuts. Either the steel would warp, the blade would jamb, or a combination of the two.

How do you position the "L" in the guide on the...
04-05-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,035
Posted By cswake

How to cut Schluter Tile Edge?

I'm going to be using the Schluter®-JOLLY for the first time in a tile application. What tool should I use to cut a 45 degree angle for the corners?
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Views: 1,831
Posted By cswake

Vendor for Brushed Satin Stainless Steel Tubing?

I'm in the process of installing a set of Hampton Bay track lights. Problem is that the steel tubing they included was only a couple inches long.

Does anyone know an online vendor who sells longer...
02-10-08, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By cswake

The hinges are already flush. I'll run it through...

The hinges are already flush. I'll run it through the table saw and cut off the from the side w/o the knob.
02-10-08, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By cswake

Need to trim 2/16" off the side of interior door

... so that it can fit in the existing jamb. I've thought about sanding or using a planer, but am looking to find something easier with straighter results. Any suggestions?
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Views: 1,849
Posted By cswake

Bumping up and using more than 15 characters. :)

Bumping up and using more than 15 characters. :)
02-08-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By cswake

Bumping this up. I've heard of using white...

Bumping this up. I've heard of using white vinegar or sugar water... any specific recommendations?
12-30-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By cswake

Cleaning grout off non-glazed tiles?

I seemed to have done an inadequate job :wall: of cleaning the grout off my backsplash, as shown here:

http://img168.imageshack.us/img168/6290/backsplashvd9.jpg

Does anyone have any...
12-12-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,007
Posted By cswake

My concern is that if I don't hold the tile, it...

My concern is that if I don't hold the tile, it will shift and the cut will be off. If I do hold the tile, I do not feel comfortable having my fingers so close to the blade.
12-12-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,007
Posted By cswake

Bumping this up in the hopes that someone has...

Bumping this up in the hopes that someone has another alternative.
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By cswake

Can I connect it to a 120v line and see if it...

Can I connect it to a 120v line and see if it works?
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By cswake

Correct links: ...

Correct links:
http://img490.imageshack.us/img490/5425/lgldf68101sr6.jpg
http://img253.imageshack.us/img253/4130/lgldf68102vv2.jpg
http://img490.imageshack.us/img490/4307/lgldf68103yd9.jpg...
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