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Thanks for identifiying it as a doorbell thing. ...

Thanks for identifiying it as a doorbell thing.
the other wires hunt continues!
But we did find a switch in the hall closet! dunno what it is for. not the outside light
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https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/1500x1653/dsc07418_edited_cd8ab0079ff8ae3a37c6263d1d8781252183b508.jpg
We are British Columbia Canada (north of Seattle)
thanks for your...
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Reminds me of the song " i been everywhere...

Reminds me of the song " i been everywhere man...."!
thanks for your help
PS in the hall closet is what looks like a transformer, i assume that is for the doorbell.
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thanks for your help The message you have...

thanks for your help
The message you have entered is too short. Please lengthen your message to at least 25 characters.
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Posted By anon125

Locating security wiring

our 2004 house has wires to the windows and doors.
where are the other ends?
attic? crawlspace? garage?
is there usually a box?
thanks
05-08-19, 01:11 PM
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Posted By anon125

Thanks very much everyone. i put in a 100 bulb...

Thanks very much everyone.
i put in a 100 bulb and it works fine. maybe we will leave it that way.
05-08-19, 07:54 AM
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Posted By anon125

3 way bulbs (north america)

the lamp is 10 years old.
work well
today the bulb stopped working on all 3 settings.
replaced the bulb which lasted a few seconds.

assume i will have to replace the socket. anything special i...
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Posted By anon125

cabinet gap problem

Our house was built in 2003.
we recently noticed there is a gap, up to 3/8 between the top of the kickplate and the cabinet bottom in the bathrooms and kitchen.

Should we do anything?
What can...
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Posted By anon125

Re the paint, before it got worse this morning,...

Re the paint, before it got worse this morning, we considered painting the foam to keep the birds Bats?? away!
thanks everyone
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Posted By anon125

theres is NO PAINT on the styrofoam. thanks and...

theres is NO PAINT on the styrofoam.
thanks and for the photo posting info
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patio awning problem

How do i upload a picture from my computer instead of a uRL?
https://i.imgur.com/loQecDnl.jpg
the awning is about 12 years old in a mild climate.
we have had very high temperatures lately.
where...
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Thanks all- oh I need 25 characters to post!

Thanks all- oh I need 25 characters to post!
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Posted By anon125

is there a forum for garden power tools?

we have an old black and decker electric mower model number LM1800. as it was not built in china it still works even tho it is decades old.
what maintainance is required, oiling etc?
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Posted By anon125

wasp prevention

our 20 foot patio has a metal roof.
where it joins the house are a row of 3" by 3" "holes".
can i just fill them with foam or something.
the wasps love to build nests there.
thanks all
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Posted By anon125

thanks everyone thanks everyone

thanks everyone
thanks everyone
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Posted By anon125

nothing in the crawl space - must be in the attic...

nothing in the crawl space - must be in the attic which is never used so we don't go up there
thanks
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Posted By anon125

we just have the wires. we bought it 5 years...

we just have the wires.
we bought it 5 years ago.
thinking of putting in an alarm
thanks
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Posted By anon125

"There should also be a control box at the other...

"There should also be a control box at the other end of all those wires. If your system has been in service for nine years then it should be time for a battery replacement."

Not without the...
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Posted By anon125

Did they drill holes in your door/window frames...

Did they drill holes in your door/window frames and just leave the wires hanging out?

YES! 9 years ago when the house was built.
thanks

i have "subscribe to replies instantly using email"
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Posted By anon125

where do the wires go?

our home has the security wires going to the doors and windows.
but no contact thingys are installed.
where do these wires go to?
in the hall ccloset there is a transformer looking thing but it...
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Posted By anon125

Now the store thinks they might be limestone!

Now the store thinks they might be limestone!
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Posted By anon125

thanks He said it was no use for paths or the...

thanks
He said it was no use for paths or the sides of houses where cement would be used.
mild climate with little freezing - Foundation: apparently a sand here that mixed little water and pressed...
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Posted By anon125

dry stacking slate

we wanted to build a wall a foot high with slate.
a supplier says he has slate that can only be dry stacked - cannot use mortar.
can anyone please explain?
thanks
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Posted By anon125

thanks hopefully i wont damage the varnish with...

thanks
hopefully i wont damage the varnish with my hand saw!
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Posted By anon125

best way to cut chair legs

we have wooden chairs. the legs are round.
being typical chinese junk they did not cut the legs at the bottom so a flat surface meets the floor.
they just cut the legs straight across - at 90...
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