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Maytag washer noisy during spin cycle

Trying to diagnose the problem with my noisy Maytag top load washer. It's a MVWC416FW machine, only about 3 1/2 yrs old. (They sure don't make machines like they used too! My old Whirlpool lasted...
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Posted By mxmom

Well I finished with this project! While I...

Well I finished with this project! While I probably should have gone the chemical stripping, I only sanded off the blonde coloring. There were some spots (mostly along the bottom just under the last...
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Posted By mxmom

Thanks for your help. While I don't need the...

Thanks for your help. While I don't need the outcome of this project to be perfect, I certainly don't want to botch it either! I might check into using the chemical stripper (especially on the...
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Posted By mxmom

Added pictures??

Thanks for your reply. Hope I haven't already done too much damage by not chemically removing the stain and sanding only? https://mxmom.imgur.com/all (https://mxmom.imgur.com/all)
I didn't realize...
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Posted By mxmom

Refinishing veneer coated dresser

I am currently in the process of refinishing an old (40+ yrs.)bedroom set. But I have many questions before I proceed any further.
The current color of the set is blonde and I plan on staining it a...
05-25-20, 01:47 AM
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Posted By mxmom

I was hoping that would be the answer....just go...

I was hoping that would be the answer....just go ahead and get the carpet and pad installed right over it! Thanks for easing my mind!
05-24-20, 04:00 PM
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Posted By mxmom

Planning for new carpet install in bedroom

We're in the "planning" stages for having new carpet installed in our spare bedroom. The floor in there currently has hard vinyl, glued down tiles. We don't wish to remove them if necessary...
05-04-20, 02:39 PM
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Posted By mxmom

While picking up a few things we needed for our...

While picking up a few things we needed for our home improvement project at Home Depot the other day, we overheard one of their employees telling another customer that they have stopped sending out...
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Posted By mxmom

Thanks to everyone for your help. Even though I...

Thanks to everyone for your help. Even though I really thought I'd prefer the hardwood flooring, I hadn't given a thought about the consequences it might have "If you have any foot or back problems,...
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Posted By mxmom

Flooring question

So we are currently in the "planning" stages of eventually replacing our 30+yr old carpeting in our living room. I would really like to have some type wood or wood look flooring. (Hubby isn't...
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Just an update on my dryer timer issue. Hubby...

Just an update on my dryer timer issue. Hubby said to just go ahead and order a new timer (we did that a couple of months ago) and he finally got it installed last night! I no longer have to use...
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Posted By mxmom

This has to be frustrating for you! Especially...

This has to be frustrating for you! Especially now that you've done a recovery/reinstall and didn't get any results!

Have you tried this (read it somewhere and just thought I'd suggest it):

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07-16-19, 06:28 AM
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Posted By mxmom

Thanks for that suggestion to clean them. I do...

Thanks for that suggestion to clean them. I do change out the magnets with each new decoration I put up (so the same ones aren't being used for an extended period of time). But will definitely...
07-15-19, 09:14 AM
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Posted By mxmom

Just wanted to say "thanks" for the magnet...

Just wanted to say "thanks" for the magnet suggestion! It certainly turned out to be a better option than I thought! I used it to display not only my holiday wreath, but several decorations that...
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Posted By mxmom

Dryer timer not advancing

I suspect the "timer" on our dryer has stopped functioning. It heats fine, but the timer does not advance and the dryer won't shut off until the door is opened. (However I have not tried turning...
01-11-19, 09:10 AM
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Posted By mxmom

One of the tricks I've tried is to use an...

One of the tricks I've tried is to use an iron.....put a flour sack dish towel over the spot and used the iron (set at cotton temp) to heat. The flour sack dish cloth absorbed the water spot. My...
11-27-18, 06:04 AM
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Posted By mxmom

Thanks for the suggestion! Gonna give that a try!

Thanks for the suggestion! Gonna give that a try!
11-26-18, 01:54 PM
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Posted By mxmom

Attaching outdoor decorations to new steel siding

With it being the holiday season, I'm ready to hang up my wreath. Last year it wasn't any problem....just hung it on a nail that was put into our old wood siding! :)
But this year we had...
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Before we remodeled the bathroom, we also had a...

Before we remodeled the bathroom, we also had a towel bar above the toilet. (Hubby never liked it there either). You'd be surprised on how much "splashing" can come from the toilet! Not that...
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Posted By mxmom

I had forgotten I'd even posted this! Just a...

I had forgotten I'd even posted this! Just a little update, we did get a towel bar mounted on the vanity. It works perfectly for us....and not in the way! :)
06-13-18, 07:15 AM
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Posted By mxmom

Can I 'train' a branch?

I'm pretty excited that my 2yr old Japanese Lilac tree is blooming for the first time! But I noticed that one of the branches is growing outward more than I would like. Would it be possible to...
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Posted By mxmom

Just a thought...if your girlfriend likes to help...

Just a thought...if your girlfriend likes to help with the lawn care (I know I do, just to be able to enjoy being outdoors!) you may want to consider a battery powered trimmer? We've had several gas...
05-01-17, 07:48 AM
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Posted By mxmom

Thanks everyone for your input. I'm certainly...

Thanks everyone for your input. I'm certainly having a difficult time in trying to locate places that even offer many choices in cameras anymore! (I suspect due to many people using smartphones...
04-29-17, 07:44 AM
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Posted By mxmom

What type of digital camera to get?

I'm currently considering purchasing a new digital camera. My old one (Kodak Easyshare /C1450) still works okay, but thinking I want to get one that offers a better zoom and better video quality.
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Posted By mxmom

My parents (in their 80's) recently purchased a...

My parents (in their 80's) recently purchased a Honda CV R and they love it! Not too big and not too small. But they no longer take long road trips and we live in a small town. I've considered...
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