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is there a way for me to remove the air box to...

is there a way for me to remove the air box to access the ports? Because I don't want to work from underneath the car.
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Can't Find the Low Side Port on My 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix

I want to recharge my ac because it no longer blows cold air. I believe it has gradually lost power so I believe it is a small leak. My car is a 1996 Grand Prix and don't want to put alot of $ into...
12-25-06, 07:47 AM
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AC Leak

I have a 20 year old ac unit and am on the ground floor with a neighbor who had a problem with his ac leaking into my place in the past.

There was a little a/c condesation dripping inside my place...
04-02-05, 07:24 AM
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Marble Tile

I have a home office that incurred water damage a few months ago and the carpet had to be removed. Now the floor is bare concrete.

I was just going to lay carpet tile and went looking in...
03-11-05, 02:50 PM
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How do I reseal the caulk seal of a steel tub? ...

How do I reseal the caulk seal of a steel tub? Do I still have to fill it with water?
03-10-05, 05:18 AM
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First thank you for all your help. I thought...

First thank you for all your help.

I thought it was a fiberglass tub because it feels very light. However it is steel.

I see the cross bars but can't unscrew the flange. I used a bunch of...
03-10-05, 04:52 AM
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No cracks. I suspected the drain seal as being...

No cracks. I suspected the drain seal as being the only explaination.

But is there a chance of mold developing underneath the tub? Should I spray a solution of 10% bleach/90% water in the...
03-09-05, 04:37 PM
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It's a fiberglass tub. The water leaked out the...

It's a fiberglass tub. The water leaked out the bottom.
03-09-05, 04:49 AM
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Bathtub leak

I have bathtub that leaked badly on the bathroom floor. It leaked out one side and all the caulk on that side was saturated. I have a dehumidifier and used it to dry out the bathroom.

What...
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Actually the motor for the brushes is dead. It...

Actually the motor for the brushes is dead. It is from water intrusion via a flood in February 2004. Around the brush motor there is a lot of rust. So I got to decide if I want to pay $70+ for a...
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Kenmore Whispertone Vacuum brush stopped rotating

My Kenmore Whispertone vacuum brushes have stopped rotating. After it stopped rotating and I took the vac brush assembly apart and cleaned the brush supports. Unfortunately that did not do the...
11-14-04, 02:27 PM
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I almost completely removed the grout from the...

I almost completely removed the grout from the surface of tile using vinegar on paper towels and leaving them on for two hours. Now the problem is the tile is dull. Is there anything I can use...
11-12-04, 08:26 AM
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I tried removing the imbedded grout with vinegar...

I tried removing the imbedded grout with vinegar with some success. However I am reluctant to use the sulfamic acid because of the sewer like smell.

Do you think spraying paper towels with the...
11-10-04, 10:16 AM
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Removing dried grout on tile surface

While I was grouting my backsplash I was called out on a family emergency. I did not have a lot of time to wash the tile with a wet sponge before I left. So I have a big mess on my hands.

I...
10-30-04, 06:28 AM
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Bottom tile for a backsplash

When tiling a backsplash, with 3 inch tile and a 3/16 grout line, how much space should there be between the bottom tile and counter top to allow for caulk?
10-02-03, 11:23 AM
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The management company said they got into the...

The management company said they got into the apartment upstairs and nothing is leaking. I am highly suspicious of their competence.

However if the leak is caused by my a/c how can I solve the...
10-01-03, 11:54 AM
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Air conditoning leaking in kitchen

I live on the ground floor of a two story condo. I noticed my upstair neighbor's condo was leaking outside for a few days. He lived alone and died about two weeks ago. Yesterday I noticed that...
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Tung oil

I finished applying veneer to my drawers and cabinets two days ago. Ten days ago I ordered tung oil from one of the online retailers. Unfortunately I believe someone stole the tung oil package from...
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Cool Thank you for your help

First of all thank you for all your help.

The problem has been solved. I used StephenS's first suggestion except I used contractor paper which can be cut to exact size of the cabinet doors. The...
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Problems veneering larger pieces

I played with the contact cement some more and got the hang of it for most of my cabinet doors and drawers.

Now I have run into problems working on larger pieces: a pantry door (48.25" x...
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Kitchen cabinet veneer gap

I am installing wood veneer to my cabinets and drawers. The cabinets and drawers have wood frames so I have to lay the veneer inside. The only way the veneer can be set inside the frame is by...
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Is there an alternative to contact cement for veneer?

I am attempting to install wood veneer to my cabinets and drawers. The cabinets and drawers have wood frames so I have to lay the veneer inside. It is very hard to get the veneer positioned...
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Talking Dragging light wood color

I live in a condo with a small kitchen with 6 drawers and 14 cabinet doors. My cabinets are pressboard framed with oak.

After some thought I made my decision to mimic wood on the pressboard...
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Cutting .042 inch wood veneer.

I have no experience with wood veneer and do not have it on hand. I estimated that the thickness of .042 veneer is approximately 6.5 sheets of typing paper.

Can veneer be cut with a sharp...
01-22-03, 06:06 AM
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Color for kitchen cabinets

I live in a condo with a small kitchen with 6 drawers and 14 cabinet doors. My cabinets are pressboard framed with oak. The handles in the cabinets were recessed. I cracked them out and filled the...
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