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10-23-20, 12:38 PM
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That looks like RTA so I assume it is particle...

That looks like RTA so I assume it is particle board and not solid wood. That means you aren't going to be be reshaping anything you currently have. I would suggest if you want a different profile,...
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The new tub shell does not align well with the...

The new tub shell does not align well with the old overflow/vent. That is why it was jury rigged. If you can locate the old holes in the original tub, you might have some luck getting the screws to...
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My experience with Cold Patch is that it requires...

My experience with Cold Patch is that it requires an edge to butt against. you can't taper the cold patch at the edges. I am pretty sure the directions will say to clear out the bad material until...
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As long as you are running the ethernet cable to...

As long as you are running the ethernet cable to the second floor, I would take a different approach and buy a decent wifi router. That will give you strong wifi and the ability to hardwire with no...
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Views: 660
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You should be able to disconnect every device...

You should be able to disconnect every device except the router/modem and have Verizon check the modem. If it is disconnecting they will see it on their end. It is hard to do during the day when...
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So I need help resolving what to do when the AAV...

So I need help resolving what to do when the AAV is not helping it drain. Based on the picture, would changing the S to a P make the difference? something else I can try?

- Peter
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Let me clarify, when I said that I removed the...

Let me clarify, when I said that I removed the AAV, I did not block the line going to it. I only unscrewed the valve itself and left the line to it open. Essentially creating a new line vent but not...
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This sink was added as a second during a remodel....

This sink was added as a second during a remodel. The original with a vent is about 6 feet to the left and drains fine. This one also drains fine if I remove the AAV. There is a basement but they...
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Posted By pjaffe

Slow drain

This sink has been slow since the first day it was installed as part of a kitchen remodel. It is in my elderly mom's house so only so much I can complain about the contractor. Anyhow, it is several...
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All of the above may be correct about the...

All of the above may be correct about the original installation. However, if it just started to act like this then perhaps the latch is worn and needs to be replaced. If you disassemble the handles...
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Views: 150
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I would bet on the fan rocking or wiggling. If...

I would bet on the fan rocking or wiggling. If you hold the light fixture while the fan runs, you might be able to feel it wobble or with a little pressure, it might event stop the noise. Based on...
06-03-20, 10:30 AM
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The red valve knob is the main gas shutoff. When...

The red valve knob is the main gas shutoff. When it is turned as it is in the picture so that it aligns with the direction of the pipe, then the gas is on. If you turn it (probably just 90...
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I see that I can purchase a wifi device to...

I see that I can purchase a wifi device to connect to the fridge that allows me to use an App from GE to control the fridge. It is called GE ConnectPlus or GE U+ Connect. Does anyone know if it...
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Views: 139
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That's a great manual but not my fridge. There is...

That's a great manual but not my fridge. There is no Ice/water in the door so the user interface is different. Would love to see how to do it for my model.
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GE fridge - fan speed is throbbing

GE french door bottom freezer : GNE29GSHSS

Fan noise has changed. Not a constant noise but when it happens, it goes on for a few hours. A fan noise where you hear the fan speed rising and falling...
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Views: 356
Posted By pjaffe

can you plug a lamp into the same outlet and get...

can you plug a lamp into the same outlet and get power?

- Peter
04-14-20, 12:20 PM
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replacement for broken axle

My kid has a 10-15 year old Schwinn mountain bicycle. She has the bike at her home (not nearby). She had a flat tire and happened to be coming to visit so she took off the rear wheel and brought it...
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In one of the DIY type magazines this month, they...

In one of the DIY type magazines this month, they talk about Mesh routers. The main point of the article that I took away was that a typical wireless extender uses the existing wireless channel to...
02-07-20, 10:27 AM
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Views: 344
Posted By pjaffe

You need the inverter because the battery is 12...

You need the inverter because the battery is 12 volts DC and the draw you described is 120 volts AC. The inverter will convert the AC to DC and output 12 volts. You can't just connect a 120 volt AC...
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Not an expert but each pump is removing the water...

Not an expert but each pump is removing the water from that pit. The water in each pit is from whatever drains into that pit and not related to the pump or switch. You seem to be asking how to get...
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Can I trust this freezer?

Frigidaire upright Freezer model LFFH2067DW2

Found the freezer running at something over 32F a couple days ago. Was last opened about 24 hours prior to that. Made sure the door was closed and...
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Views: 330
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I think the issue is related to the connection...

I think the issue is related to the connection between the Actiontec and the Belkin access point. You should check that you are getting a valid IP address on the ipad that matches the same range as...
12-31-19, 03:02 PM
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Views: 454
Posted By pjaffe

I bought some 3/4" plywood to put down a first...

I bought some 3/4" plywood to put down a first layer. On the one hand I want to use the largest pieces to have the fewest seams but also need to go with smaller pieces to fit under the doorway and...
12-30-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
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Sub floor is not what I expected

I removed the rest of the mud and tile and was surprised to see what I think are the tops of the floor joists with pieces of maybe 1/2" plywood between them. Many of those plywood sections are...
12-30-19, 06:49 AM
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Over the floor joists, I think are planks but I...

Over the floor joists, I think are planks but I have not gotten down to that layer yet. Still dealing with the last 3 sq ft of mud and tile. Then there is the debris to be cleared out and the black...
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