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10-16-18, 11:28 AM
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Thanks for the response Peter,I'll give it a try!

Thanks for the response Peter,I'll give it a try!
10-16-18, 10:40 AM
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Views: 347
Posted By wvdthree

How to fish new cable line in place of an old one

Hello,
I recently had our cable provider out to look into an issue I am having with our TV/Cable Box in my living room. They ran tests of the cable box,connectors and lines and determined...
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Views: 5,280
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High efficiency toilet won't flush fully

Hello all,
Two years ago I installed a Glacier Bay (Home Depot house brand?)high efficiency toilet in my mothers condo. It is also comfort height. For some time it has generally worked...
08-13-11, 09:43 AM
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Views: 1,963
Posted By wvdthree

Pilot Dane, Thanks so much for...

Pilot Dane,
Thanks so much for the quick reply. I happen to have some inner tube sections around and I'll use the roofing tar in combination with that to seal the leak.

Thanks,
...
08-10-11, 06:32 PM
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Views: 1,963
Posted By wvdthree

Need sealant for cut in 4" non perforated,corragated drain tile!!!!!!

Hello,
We just had a landscaping job done and unfortunately when we were planting some flower beds we nicked with a shovel, the 4" draintile that runs from a downspout (against the side of...
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Views: 6,475
Posted By wvdthree

Thanks so much for the quick reply!!!

Thanks so much for the quick reply!!!
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Views: 6,475
Posted By wvdthree

How to attach a quartz countertop to a new bath vanity?

Hi all,
I'm installing a new 48" bath vanity and quartz countertop and am unsure what type of fasteners to use to attache the top to the vanity. I'm not keen on drilling into the quartz but...
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Views: 1,407
Posted By wvdthree

Hiring someone to level gutters

Hello,
I live in a home that was built int he early 80's and we move in four years ago. The metal gutters appear to be in fine shape physically (in terms of no corrosion or rotting) but have...
04-03-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,388
Posted By wvdthree

No, the wallpaper was not put on raw sheetrock....

No, the wallpaper was not put on raw sheetrock. When my mother moved in 30 years ago there was some wallpaper up she did not care for. She hired a wallpaper person to come in and take off the old...
04-03-11, 06:35 AM
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Views: 6,388
Posted By wvdthree

30 year old wall paper removal

Hi all,
I know there is a wallpaper forum but it seems pretty inactive so I thought I would post here first and see if I could raise a response.

I am trying to help get my mothers condo...
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Views: 1,517
Posted By wvdthree

Gravel patio vs pavers in Wisconsin. Am I insane?

Hi all,
We live in Wisconsin and are considering installing a 17'x 18' patio done in gravel rather than pavers. We've been to southern Europe and really love the Mediterranean style gravel...
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Views: 1,112
Posted By wvdthree

Pugsi, Thanks for the reply! I open...

Pugsi,
Thanks for the reply! I open and close it but it sounds like my wife just gives it a solid bump with her knee and it starts up so maybe it is just the latch. I found this on line
...
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Views: 1,112
Posted By wvdthree

Amana dryer LEA30AW stops cycle mid way but restarts upon reclosing door?

Hi all,
We have this 13 year old amana dryer that in the last six months started stopping the cycle mid load, but if we open and re shut the door it will start again. I'm guessing there is...
11-04-10, 06:04 PM
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Views: 16,250
Posted By wvdthree

Jay, Moved to Madison WI from Minneapolis...

Jay,
Moved to Madison WI from Minneapolis four years ago and still miss it!! We have had five contractors out and not one has given a us a Manual J which from all I read seems to be a gold...
11-03-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,250
Posted By wvdthree

Will I benefit from a Lennox "modulating" furnace? Lennox vs Carrier vs Heil?

Hello all,
We are going to be taking advantage of the great rebates on offer and replacing our 27 year old Whirlpool. We currently have bids on a Heil,Lennox and Carrier.

I had...
02-03-10, 08:10 AM
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Views: 1,055
Posted By wvdthree

Frameless shower door advice

Hi all,
We are remodeling a master bath and think we want to put in a frameless shower door. It is a 58" straight piece and we are considering two scenarios.

1) Build in and tile the...
11-10-09, 11:43 AM
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Views: 1,877
Posted By wvdthree

Estimate bids vs. Time and Material bids for bathoom remodel

Hi all,
I made a similar post a while back referring to just the tile portion of this job so I will try to be brief.

My wife and I are going to be doing a remodel of a master...
11-02-09, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,519
Posted By wvdthree

Demo of fiberglass shower surround and soaking tub???

Hi all,
In wanting to pare the budget for out bathroom ranovation I am considering doing the demo of the bathroom myself and hiring out the rebuild. We have a 7' x 4' lovely burgundy...
10-20-09, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,794
Posted By wvdthree

Thanks for the reality check

Thanks for bringing me back to earth. I felt that figure of $2.50 was to good to be true!!! As I've been doing some more looking around $5.00 for straight forward tile installation (no...
10-20-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,794
Posted By wvdthree

Tile installation costs: bid vs per foot price?

Hi all,
My wife and I are contemplating a remodel of our master bathroom. This would include laying new floor tile,tiling a shower surround which currently has a fiberglass surround in that...
Replies: 4
Views: 3,159
Posted By wvdthree

Need push button light switch for 25 yo Rangemaster hood

Hi all,
I need to replace the silver pushbutton light switch on my mother's 25-30 year old Rangemaster white hood. It's 30" wide and I could not find a model number. The light and fan button...
05-28-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,384
Posted By wvdthree

Seems to be a slow leak all of the time now in...

Seems to be a slow leak all of the time now in addition to the hardly turning handle.
05-28-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,384
Posted By wvdthree

Thanks again! I'll check to see how it's...

Thanks again! I'll check to see how it's attached in the house. If it's threaded and easily accessed I'll gladly spend the $25 and replace the whole thing rather than disassemble. My times a bit a a...
05-28-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,384
Posted By wvdthree

woodford faucet handle not turning

Gunguy,
Thanks for the response! Are you suggesting that the handle is only turning a third of a turn as a result of the washer,packing and packing support pieces having gone bad? I would...
05-28-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,384
Posted By wvdthree

Replacing Woodford model 14 outside faucet?

Hello all,
I am going to try to replace a Woodford model 14 outdoor faucet in my mothers condo garage. It has a slow drip and recently you can only turn the handle about a third of a...
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