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Reliable Washing Machine brand?

I've been trying to fix my Kenmore 80 for two weeks. Replaced the drive block, agitator dogs, clutch and coupling. It spins but when it gets to the really fast spin towards the end it pops really...
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Flourescent Fixture

I've got a typical overhead flourescent fixture at work.

Recently a couple bulbs went out on one fixture then all four. A week later all four bulbs went out on a fixture next to it.

I replaced...
11-16-08, 04:47 PM
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Cracked Grout

I grouted ceramic tile today. Five hours later, I go to check on the drying and notice the grout is cracked between the tiles.

I'm guessing my grout/water mix was off. Of course being the...
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Thanks for the physics lesson. Anyone else?

Thanks for the physics lesson.

Anyone else?
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Outdoor rock speakers

While finishing my basement I went ahead and threaded out some good speaker wire outside under my deck with the intentions of getting an outdoor rock speaker. Now I'm shopping.

1. Do most of...
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I've got the holes with the speaker wire coming...

I've got the holes with the speaker wire coming out right above the couch.

I just wasn't sure if not having them in an upright position would affect the sound.
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surround satellites

Is it a bad idea to ceiling mount (pointed down) rear satellite surround speakers?

I already have wire coming in from the ceiling.
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New roof

Due to recent wind and hail damage, my insurance has graciously agreed to buy us a new roof. We intend to stay in this house for a long time.

The two estimates I've narrowed it down to both use...
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hdmi cables

Big box makes a killing on hdmi markups.

If I buy them online, are their any features I should be sure I get or features I don't need.

I think most components require male to male right?
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Reciever

I'm on the finishing touches of finishing my basement and am preparing to set up an entertainment system. Here is what I'm wanting.

I'm buying a plasma.

I'm wired for 5.1 surround sound (2...
03-16-08, 07:02 AM
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Posted By jquest

Furnace losing power

I have a Trane forced air furnace.

My pilot light keeps going out.

I replaced the thermo couple two years ago and haven't had any problems with it.

I've had the power to the basement off a...
02-15-08, 08:42 AM
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Posted By jquest

Will the suflamic acid take mortar off bricks?

Will the suflamic acid take mortar off bricks?
01-30-08, 11:50 AM
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If the critters are too small to see I don't care...

If the critters are too small to see I don't care Bud.

My main concern is how to get the light colored grout out of the dark colored tiles.

Any help with doing that would be great.
01-29-08, 07:21 PM
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Cleaning Ceramic Tile

I just finished grouting my ceramic tiles a few days ago and have "cleaned" them with a sponge and water a couple times.

However, I got some grout in the cracks and crevices of the tile itself...
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From the front defroster (windshield). I didn't...

From the front defroster (windshield). I didn't notice it when the heat only was on but it doesn't have this smell every time either. Just most of the time.
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Camry Defrost Smell

I've got a '98 Camry. When I turn on the defrost, I get a stale smell.

Any idea?
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Shower Base Install

I'm about to install a shower in my basement. Before I put the base in, should I put anything below the base like sand or concrete?

It seems when I stand on it now with nothing underneath it...
12-18-07, 07:02 PM
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I don't notice an gargling when the toilet...

I don't notice an gargling when the toilet flushes.

I used Drano and that seems to have worked so far. I'll be breaking out the snake if it comes back.

Thanks for the help fellas.
12-18-07, 04:33 AM
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Posted By jquest

It's used everday. I guess I'll try some...

It's used everday.

I guess I'll try some Drano today unless someone can give me a better suggestion.
12-17-07, 06:50 PM
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Posted By jquest

sewer gas smell

I live in a 15 year old home. The shower in our upstairs master bathroom suddenly has a foul sewer gas smell coming up from it.

1. Why is it there?
2. How do I get rid of it?

Thanks
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Posted By jquest

Still not fixed

A very slow simple drip where the elbow is connected to the showerhead neck. I put new new teflon tape on it and put it back on but I'm still getting a massive drip outside when the shower is...
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I briefly tried turning the shower arm last night...

I briefly tried turning the shower arm last night and it wasn't budging. I plan to get more involved with it tonight. Thanks for the warning on it possibly breaking.

Is the arm usually connected...
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It is a tub/shower unit. The opposite side of...

It is a tub/shower unit. The opposite side of the showerhead is my bedroom so I could get access their if needed.

I plan to take the showerhead off and cap it, then turn the water on to see if I...
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Shower leaking--not the head

I look out my kitchen window yesterday in a nice sunny day and see water dripping off my hardboard and soffet outside. My son is directly upstairs in the shower.

I did some troubleshooting and...
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Subwoofer

I bought subwoofer cable and put it behind my walls today before drywall goes in Monday. I bought the cable that had male adapters on both ends but then saw the back of my wall plate needs the...
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