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So does this fireplace pilot flame look normal?

So I finished reconditioning the steel hearth of my fireplace and proceeded cleaning my pilot assembly with just fine sandpaper and steel wool, taking the white crud off (see my previous post...
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I noticed the pilot assembly has quite a bit of...

I noticed the pilot assembly has quite a bit of carbon or soot on it. What do you think about using carburetor or throttle body cleaner, the kind you spray on, like for a car to clean it off, as...
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Reconditioning steel fireplace

Thanks for helping out to remove the fixed logs in my fireplace, I removed it all now it's bare and the steel hearth is exposed with rust. Any suggestions on how to recondition everything in the...
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Sorry, mis-spoke then, it must be steel. Can I...

Sorry, mis-spoke then, it must be steel. Can I rust proof and use heat resistant paint? Or can heat resistant paint serve as anti-corrosive layer? Thx
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Paint or reconditioning fireplace?

Continuing my fireplace saga, as earlier I posted about cleaning the pilot orifice, when I opened the fireplace (removed the screen, glass. etc.), I don't know if I just noticed it or it was always...
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Thank you so much! So I'll have to remove those...

Thank you so much! So I'll have to remove those pebbles or pellets that's on the tray or the log assembly? If I do so, will I have to put them back or can I live without them? I don't know if...
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It's from Heatilator Inc. Model No. GNDC36 I...

It's from Heatilator Inc. Model No. GNDC36

I do see from the manual the logs have to be in a set position, but how do I get them out of the way?
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I can't move my fireplace fake logs!

Hi Gang,

I'm trying to clean my pilot orifice assembly because it's burning a large orange flame instead of a small blue one these days, so I shut it off. But to get to the pilot assembly, I have...
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How can I get faucet supply line unstuck?

I'm trying to remove a faucet and sink in my bathroom vanity and everything disconnected fine except one of the faucet supply lines (cold) seems to be stuck to the valve supply connection despite...
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What's the best paint for bathroom vanity?

Hi, can someone please advise me what's the best paint to use over a bathroom vanity or kitchen cabinet that have the typical material particle board or veneer covering? I want to paint it white. TIA
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Update

Hi, can't believe it's been a year since I posted this but I just wanted to share a couple things I found out, one by accident and one that was passed on to me, which enabled me to remove the stains...
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Light switch crackling

When I switched on my patio light the other night I noticed the switch that controls it from the inside made a crackling sound. When I looked at the patio light the bulb was flickering so I figured...
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Blending new paint in with old

I'm doing body work on a project car and getting ready to paint only one spot, basically a rusted fender above the wheel well. I have some color match paint I ordered and before I spray it, I wonder...
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Pictures of stains

So here's some pics of those stubborn stains, you think they're ingrained below the tub's surface already, i.e., the top surface has already been worn off? Any possible way to remove this or do I...
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I agree with the moderator's (XSleeper)...

I agree with the moderator's (XSleeper) precautions. If you do not know how to handle chlorine or never handled it before, then I wouldn't recommend you try it. One bad move or ingestion you can...
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No, I painted the tub in my house in FL, one was...

No, I painted the tub in my house in FL, one was a fiberglass (or plastic) tub and the other was steel. I think the steel one the paint held up better than the one plastic tub. I have a plastic tub...
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I just don't want to end up having to paint over...

I just don't want to end up having to paint over the tub again, nor replace it. I'm pretty sure its stains.

I know the chlorine has worked for me. I resorted to that because I also had a pool in...
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How to get rid of tub stains

I have one of those tubs that are either plastic or fiberglass that has just dark gray stains, though I don't think it's mold. The bottom of the tub is not smooth, it's one of those which has a...
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Go to a place which sells chlorine that you dump...

Go to a place which sells chlorine that you dump in a pool. Pour it in a spray bottle then spray on the mold. You'll see it lighten up and eventually you can rinse off. I did this when I lived in...
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Mine is pretty large too under normal...

Mine is pretty large too under normal circumstances, but after this last use, it's really noticeably larger, including an orange flame when it should be primarily blue. I shut it off by turning the...
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Yeah, 15-20 minutes is longest I let it go and...

Yeah, 15-20 minutes is longest I let it go and it's still a larger than usual flame. I was hoping it would dissipate. But when I shut off the pilot and relight it, it's a small blue flame again. A...
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More than just Pilot light burning

I got a gas fireplace that I just started for the winter. I had the pilot on for the year. I switched it on and got flame and ran it for close to an hour, then when I switched it off, I noticed that...
05-29-17, 08:41 AM
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Thanks, imagine how I freaked when I just saw...

Thanks, imagine how I freaked when I just saw that thing helplessly drop into the chute. I just took a shower in the same bathroom, where it also drains into the same drain pipe, so far so good,...
05-29-17, 07:41 AM
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Unhappy Was in process of replacing my toilet when this happened...worried.

So I took out my old toilet, was cleaning the old wax off the flange when I knocked one of the plastic caps that go over the toilet screws on the floor down the toilet drain hole. Now I'm worried...
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What can I do about warped hardwood flooring?

Ok, so I had a dog who since passed away who in her old age had problems holding it so therefore started pee'ing on our wood floors, which I believe was engineered hardwood. We have a few spots...
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