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Thank you for the reply, Drifter-1. I discovered...

Thank you for the reply, Drifter-1. I discovered last night that the motor is still running, but only intermittently. By moving the dial around and trying different positions, I can get the motor...
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Kitchenaid washing machine stopped working

I have a Kitchenaid model called the "Superba" that is roughly 12 years old.
It had been working fine but last night we were doing a small load of wash and the motor quit running. At first, I...
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My HD picture is the same as SD???

I have a 40 inch Toshiba rear projection HD-ready television, about 4-5 years old. I did not take advantage of HD for several years but recently subscribed to Comcast's HD service and now have the...
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Any tips for using Wagner power painter??

I recently bought a Wagner and used it to paint new cabinet doors for family room. Did it pretty quickly and the doors came out looking good. But the one problem I had with the Wagner power painter...
01-10-07, 04:49 PM
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Painting previously stained oak cabinets

I have oak kitchen cabinets which are in excellent condition, but wife and I have tired of the stained wood appearance (cabinets have a "golden oak" stain and a glossy finish of varnish or urethane -...
01-04-07, 11:56 AM
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questions: adding receptacles to existing kitchen circuit

As part of a minor kitchen remodel, I want to add one or two new receptacles for counter-top appliances and have the following questions:

1. The kitchen currently has two 20-amp circuits...
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Applying paint on stained doors

I have oak cabinet doors in kitchen, which are stained a "golden oak" color and have a semi-gloss laquer or varnish finish. Thinking about painting them and wondering what is the proper preparation...
12-11-06, 11:17 AM
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I've had good luck ordering cabinet doors online...

I've had good luck ordering cabinet doors online at:

http://www.ameradoor.com

They have a good variety of styles and woods - you choose what you want and send them the dimenisions. I ordered...
11-06-06, 09:52 AM
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Halo recessed lighting installation clips

Thanks for previous advice on my recessed lighting project. I've got the holes cut and cable in place and have started putting the Halo recessed lights (5 inch IC remodel) in and am having a...
10-30-06, 04:00 PM
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one more question on installation of recessed lighting

Thanks everyone for replying to my earlier posts.
I will be installing five Halo cans in the living room. Two or three of the locations are not accessible in the attic due to low roofline so I am...
10-25-06, 05:23 PM
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I also appreciae the warning about Commercial...

I also appreciae the warning about Commercial Electric. I saw their kit (six recessed lights) at Home Depot the other day for something like $46. Very cheap but understandably so if it is junk. I...
10-24-06, 02:01 PM
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Thanks, Speedy Petey and Nap. Since you both...

Thanks, Speedy Petey and Nap. Since you both seem to do a large number of these installations, I can't resist asking one more question:

I am installing small "remodel" cans (50-watt bulbs) in...
10-23-06, 05:08 PM
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Installing recessed lights - best way to cut holes in drywall

Just wondering if a few of you could suggest the best tool/technique for cutting round holes in drywall ceiling, for purpose of installing recessed lights? I've used key hole saw for this in the...
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Humming noise from receiver

I have a Panasonic plasma TV which is connected to a Sony home theater system. I get an electrical humm from the receiver, which increases as I increase the volume. The humming is not noticable...
11-17-05, 05:33 PM
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On the point of remodeling requiring that the...

On the point of remodeling requiring that the wiring be brought up to code, I am wondering: Are you required to upgrade the wiring if your remodeling work does not disturb the existing circuit; that...
11-17-05, 01:51 PM
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Clarification on grounding at ceiling box

I'm installing a new light fixture and bought a round plastic ceiling box. I noticed that inside the box on one side there is a small metal flange with a ground screw in it. This leads me to ask...
10-24-05, 04:26 PM
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Easy test for adequate water pressure?

Was wondering if there is an easy way to test the adequacy of water flow to a kitchen or bathroom sink? For example, if you turn the water on all the way and fill up a container of a given size (say...
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Darkness problem with Toshiba Projection TV

I have a Toshiba projection TV (Model 42H81). During the three years I have owned it, I have put up with a darkness problem in the picture, which is tolerable when watching some programs/events, but...
10-21-05, 01:23 PM
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Installing wall insulation from interior side

I am planning to replace wood panelling on one wall of my family room with drywall. Since this is an exterior wall, I am also planning to remove the old insulation (40 years old and not up to code)...
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