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Posted By DVina

Battery release latch not releasing!

Does anyone have a suggestion as to how to get the battery out of my HP G60 series laptop when the stupid release latch won't?
08-24-10, 11:06 AM
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Posted By DVina

Will overflow fill if old coil is bad?

I recently had my secondary overflow. The promary drain has been dripping for about a year, and I just found out this is a symptom of a clogged drain. WELL, the AC guy came and cleaned out both...
11-25-07, 04:07 PM
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Posted By DVina

What do I put under tile counter

Hi, guys.

I am planning on replacing my old cultured marble counter with porcelain tile that matches my tub. There obviously is nothing under the countertop now, what do I use to lay the tile on?...
11-28-06, 11:44 AM
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Posted By DVina

That's a good point, but it's a vinyl window, so...

That's a good point, but it's a vinyl window, so I thought it might not be a good idea. I wonder if 3M makes the command adhesive for applications other than the pre packaged hooks.
11-28-06, 09:42 AM
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Posted By DVina

Decorative Grille

I want to install a decorative grille over a solid existing pane. Does anyone have suggestions as to adhesive?
11-12-06, 12:24 PM
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Posted By DVina

How far from pipes to place junction box?

I won't go into the sordid history of my house to explain why this was BUT

In going to replace the light fixture over the vanity, I found wires with NO junction box. The hole is nicely centered...
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Posted By DVina

Freaky Freezer

My frost free upright freezer is freaking me out! Please guess as to what its problem is and if it is worth fixing.

It gradually warms to over 30 degrees F,and frost builds up a little on the...
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Posted By DVina

Thanks for this tip! I have a similar problem...

Thanks for this tip! I have a similar problem with my upright freezer, and I was wondering if you had any frost buildup also.

I used the sink snake on the drain;didn't see anything, but there...
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Posted By DVina

Well, because the styles I was looking at were...

Well, because the styles I was looking at were almost identical to the tub fillers but half the price.

But I hadn't looked at the dimensions; I'm sure the kitchen fixtures are a smaller diameter.
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Posted By DVina

sink faucet in tub?

Is there any reason you could not use a deck mount kitchen faucet with a sprayer instead of roman tub filler with a shower with a drop in tub?
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Posted By DVina

It depends on the paint. If it's flat, I suggest...

It depends on the paint. If it's flat, I suggest primer and new paint. I have never had any luck washing flat paint.

If it's semi-gloss or flat enamel, try Mr. Clean magic eraser. As salways,...
03-08-06, 06:20 PM
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Posted By DVina

Thanks, David. Paint is looking better everyday!

Thanks, David. Paint is looking better everyday!
03-08-06, 01:35 PM
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Posted By DVina

Sorry, you know sometimes typing isn't as clear...

Sorry, you know sometimes typing isn't as clear as speaking. I didn't mean to call into to question what you had SEEN at Wal-Mart, only that this isn't what I am looking for.

However, this is a...
03-08-06, 10:19 AM
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Posted By DVina

No, It is actaully poishing it with a...

No, It is actaully poishing it with a progressively finer grit. A local church has this in their acitvity center. I researched it, there is lots of information on how it's done, but no references...
03-07-06, 09:00 PM
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Posted By DVina

Polished Concrete

Is it possible to DIY polish concrete on a floor? Where could I rent the equipment?
03-07-06, 08:47 PM
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Posted By DVina

advice on item to wall board hanging

I went to hang my daughter's punching bag frame (meant to attach to the studs with lag screws) and the blasted studs are an infuriating 20 inches apart. The two sides of the frame are vertical, each...
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Posted By DVina

Thnks, guys, I will have them come and take the...

Thnks, guys, I will have them come and take the potty up once again!
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Posted By DVina

Stinky toilet on new floor

After a major toilet overflow ruining the adjoining Pergo, we have had the floor in the kitchen and adjoining powder room replaced with tile.

The subfloor in the kitchen is concrete, but in the...
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Posted By DVina

Life of AC compressor?

My AC has not been working well, cooling but not as well as it had been. Asked the mechanic to check it out, thought it might just need charging. He is saying he thinks it is the compressor. This...
04-02-05, 10:32 AM
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Posted By DVina

bullet proof sealant

OK, guys!
I have 30 year old terazzo in my shower stall. The stones are starting to loosen, and the caulk is constantly compromised. I replaced all the grout last year. I know I need a shower...
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Posted By DVina

Moving the toilet?

I need a new shower pan, and since the tile is 12" avocado green terazzo (yes, in the shower!!) I decided I would rather tear out the whole thing and put in a tub. Though I have an alternate floor...
12-27-04, 03:43 PM
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Posted By DVina

Well, I can't tell you about the time of year,...

Well, I can't tell you about the time of year, but I suspect the floor temp needs to be above 50.

But I will tell you my concrete story.

I took the advice of the paint guy at Home depot. ...
11-12-03, 08:24 AM
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Posted By DVina

Sorry, I don't have any infoo on my tub faucet,...

Sorry, I don't have any infoo on my tub faucet, as it was installed by the plumber, and I don't have the literature. What should I check to see if it can be converted without ripping out the whole...
11-11-03, 11:58 AM
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Posted By DVina

Switch to ceramic disks

I actually have two questions.

First, I have a Price Fister three handle tub/ shower faucet which I want to switch out from washers to ceramic disks. I had a plumber do this in my shower and it...
03-12-03, 08:30 PM
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Posted By DVina

Cleaning Terazzo

I have 30-year-old Terazzo tiles on two bathroom floors. The ground in dirt is just awful. Does anyone know a formula that will help get that gunk out? I have tried many thing, but you have to be...
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