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06-01-20, 11:44 AM
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Mine just has a drain lid, not a stopper.

Mine just has a drain lid, not a stopper.
06-01-20, 10:57 AM
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Tub/shower drain clog

Had a slow draining tub drain, so I used a Zip-it plastic tool to clean out. I seem to have made it worse, now the water level doesn't drain at all (or extremely slowly). Any help?
10-30-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
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Yes, have a heat pump, it's about 7 years old.

Yes, have a heat pump, it's about 7 years old.
10-29-19, 12:35 PM
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P trap on HVAC

I try and clean the P trap on our HVAC regularly but it seems to be overly full. How can I make sure this is working properly? The trap drains excess water to a pipe that goes to our sump pump, and...
09-18-19, 09:40 AM
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Views: 473
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squeak when water stops running

Have a 3-floor townhouse and most every time a faucet, or toilet, or dishwasher shuts off, I hear a brief, high-pitched, squeak. Any solutions someone can suggest? Do I need a plumber? I have a...
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Views: 461
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@mossman yes, that awful light box is going in...

@mossman yes, that awful light box is going in the trash as soon as I can get a replacement setup in.
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RE: recessed lighting spacing

mossman, it is an 8 foot ceiling. Likely 6 inch cans. can you see attached photos?
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recessed lighting spacing

Any thoughts on what the optimal spacing between fixtures is for a recessed lighting layout? I'm replacing a fluorescent light box setup with recessed in an 11 ft. by 21 foot room.
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Pilot Dane, is replacing with LED complicated? ...

Pilot Dane, is replacing with LED complicated? Can I just put the new bulbs in? Or does it require additional wiring work? (Which I can do).
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ballast or bulbs (or neither?)

Have a fluorescent setup on kitchen ceiling. Two lamps, with two fluorescent bulbs each.

Lights are not coming on until the 3rd or 4th time I flip the switch off. Once they come on, there is...
03-05-18, 10:34 AM
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waterproofer buried pipe fitting

HI, we had some basement waterproofing done recently to fix cracks in slab. Where the main water supply comes into the house, there was formerly a metal pipe fitting just above the floor. When I...
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home security camera

Hello,

I'm looking for a good home security camera that can be mounted to view out a bay window and does not have a recurring video storage fee...so ideally something that can save the last 24-48...
12-27-17, 05:29 PM
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Outlet cramped for space

Hi, I installed a new Outlet with USB plugs included a few weeks ago, and it works fine. Problem is the new outlet is larger and fills up most of the receptacle. There is little extra space for...
12-06-17, 06:05 AM
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I have tried to push in at same time, it does not...

I have tried to push in at same time, it does not work.
12-05-17, 04:07 PM
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Views: 456
Posted By tigersgrad95

Here is item: TOPGREENER USB Outlet TU21548A...

Here is item:

TOPGREENER USB Outlet TU21548A 4.8A-24W USB Wall Outlet, Ultra High-Speed Smart Dual USB Charger Outlet for iPhone X, iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy and mor...
12-05-17, 03:35 PM
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Views: 456
Posted By tigersgrad95

Tamper resistant USB outlet

bought one of these on an Amazon discount. But I cannot plug into them except with brute force! Is a removal/workaround possible? Thanks!
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Light colored concrete

Have some chips in outdoor concrete steps that must be filled. The guy at Lowes tells me Sakrete is the answer but it's much darker than the surrounding concrete. Are there lighter options,...
09-27-17, 10:39 AM
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Views: 570
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mulching troubles

Hi, I've periodically mulched a couple of circular shaped beds in front of my house. But, broadleaf weeks continue to come up through the mulch. I'm thinking perhaps I haven't laid down the mulch...
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Views: 396
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The heat is consistent, over the whole glasstop. ...

The heat is consistent, over the whole glasstop. Not localized. To the other responder I will try to measure the temp if I can find an appropriate thermometer.
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Views: 396
Posted By tigersgrad95

Stove glass top warm when using oven

Hi, we have a glasstop Whirlpool range. When we use the oven, the stovetop is getting overly warm. I would expect some warmth but it seems like it is getting worse. Any thoughts?
02-13-17, 09:37 AM
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Views: 485
Posted By tigersgrad95

Drainage problem--grass or grading?

Hi,
We have a French drain buried along the front of our house to help with draining our dense soil yard. But, we still have a continually-wet spot next to the front of our house. suggestions? We...
Replies: 4
Views: 880
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Thanks for the response. Yes, the noise even...

Thanks for the response. Yes, the noise even happens, for example, if the dishwasher has just run (1 floor below).

We have had 'pipe hammer' or 'water hammer' in the past, but this sounds...
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Views: 880
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Thud noise in bath/shower

We have a plastic/composite tub and shower combination in our master bathroom. Following any use of hot water in the house, including a shower, we will hear a thud or knock noise coming from the...
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Views: 457
Posted By tigersgrad95

Overhead light flickering

We have an overhead light in our basement that flutters on and off every time someone walks on the kitchen floor above. Any tips on fixing this?
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