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Can I substitute mineral spirits for the lighter...

Can I substitute mineral spirits for the lighter fluid? My children have the anti acne pads and I have mineral spirits but no lighter fluid.
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2011 Toyota Camry door panel problem

The door panel of my 2011 Toyota Camry has some issue where there is a spot on the top of the panel near the window right where I rest my arm. This didn't bother me until I noticed it is tacky to...
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Ran the drain arm test today - with a full load. ...

Ran the drain arm test today - with a full load. Got two data points:


like 20 min into the cleaning cycle (my daughter opened the dishwasher to get a pizza cutter) - arms showed no signs to...
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Thanks all for the replies! Just 1 drain...

Thanks all for the replies!


Just 1 drain lines entering from up high on the right, loops around the supply valve, then connects to the disposal on the left.
No vacuum break up (or air gap) on...
11-16-14, 05:08 PM
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Thanks for these replies. The fog is on the...

Thanks for these replies. The fog is on the inside face of glass (on the inside or the outer pane - hope that makes sense).
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@PJmax, As you can see my drain line travels...

@PJmax,

As you can see my drain line travels high up but could be higher up. I will alter it so it is as high up as possible and directly under the countertop.

I am curious if the extra...
11-15-14, 03:13 PM
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Window Fog

Hi Forum,

The windows in the stairwell in the front of my home tends to fog in the winter.
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What are my options? Is this something that can be repaired? If so, is it something I...
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fluorescent tubes don't last long

Hi Forum,

About 8 to 10 years back I put some inexpensive fluorescent lights in my basement utility room. Over time I have found that the bulbs donít last long. Iím not sure if I am purchasing a...
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New GE dishwasher help

Hi Forum,

We replaces our 10 year old GE dishwasher in July with a new one (also from GE). The appliance store salesperson told us we were getting a somewhat better model than the one we were...
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Thanks for the reply and helpful information

Thanks for the reply and helpful information
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Caulking Shower Enclosure Advice

Hi Forum,

I am re-caulking my shower enclosure and am not sure what the *right* treatment of the corners of the door track along the floor. There is openings through out the door track to allow...
07-24-13, 06:32 PM
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Hi Gunguy45, Thanks for the reply. It...

Hi Gunguy45,

Thanks for the reply.

It does make noise any time the water is running and I believe it is slightly louder when the hose is connected to a sprinkler vs. when there is nothing that...
07-23-13, 05:42 PM
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Question Hose Bib Noise When Water is Running

Hi Forum,

I'm having a problem with my rear hose bib making noise when the water is on. I would describe the noise as a vibration sound and is only heard from inside the house. There is an...
11-16-11, 04:46 PM
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Hi Forum, Thanks for all the great replies,...

Hi Forum,

Thanks for all the great replies, ideas, and information. Sorry some other things made me somewhat busy and I haven't been able to get back to this till now, life does that from time to...
10-17-11, 05:24 PM
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Hi Forum, Here are some pic of the exterior,...

Hi Forum,

Here are some pic of the exterior, hope you see something that helps.

Regards,
Andy

http://i1232.photobucket.com/albums/ff371/hoytfisher/bsmt%20pics/outside01.jpg...
10-17-11, 08:46 AM
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Leaking Basement Door

Hi Forum,

My basement door is leaking (pics below) and I could use some advice as to what to do next.

The door (and house) are 8 years old. I recently had the house exterior painted and the...
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Thanks to all for the great helpful advice. ...

Thanks to all for the great helpful advice. Sadly I don't have any of the original OS install/recovery discs, I bet I could track down the images but think I will first explore Clonezilla, ATF...
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Hi Furd and Wirepuller38, Thanks for the...

Hi Furd and Wirepuller38,

Thanks for the replies.

The desktops have 36 GB drives (currently showing free space in the 2 to 3 MB range) and the notebook has a 40 DB drive (currently showing free...
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Home Computer Advice

Hi Forum,

I need some help figuring out what to do with some of my home computers. They include both some desktops and a notebook all running Windows XP Home and share a common trait of having...
02-08-11, 01:08 PM
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Refinishing a Wood Cabinet

Hi Forum,

My in-laws just gave my wife and me a wood cabinet that is finished with a light (perhaps honey) stain and polyurethane. The cabinet is around 5 to 7 years old and came from an...
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All, Thanks for these ideas. I got around...

All,

Thanks for these ideas. I got around to taking a look and noticed that the rollers weren't set very well, the doors wouldn't swing shut by themselves. I also looked at the things mentioned...
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Refrigerator Door Doesn't Stay Closed

Hi Forum,

The doors of my spare Refrigerator don't always remain closed. Its an 8 year old GE top and bottom that is kept in my Garage. At times the doors don't close/seal as well as I might...
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Hi Gunguy45 and Dave, I checked the door...

Hi Gunguy45 and Dave,

I checked the door while disconnected from the opener; it opened easily and smoothly and would stay open at just about any height (other then real close to the closed...
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Hi Gunguy45 and thanks for this info. The...

Hi Gunguy45 and thanks for this info.

The opener is a screw drive. I will try your recommendations tomorrow.
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Garage Door Opens Partially

Hi Forum,

One of my sectional garage doors is sometimes only opening partially. The doors have extension springs and a Craftsman 1/2 HP opener (model 139.53992). I would estimate it opens about...
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