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11-16-18, 05:51 AM
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Anyone? ​​​​​​....................

Anyone?
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11-12-18, 01:32 PM
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Craftsman garage door opener 200.57933 - stuck half open, trolley is half way

Hello,

This is a replacement motor. The trolley is stuck about half way between the door and the motor. When pressing the remote, the trolley moves about 3 ft towards the door (closing), then...
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Views: 705
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Heatilator Gas Fireplace - Backup ignition battery pack

Greetings,

I bought a house with a gas fire place. House was rented, apparently tenants never replaced the batteries (they probably didn't even know there are batteries) and the batteries in the...
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Views: 892
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So looks like that the 5/16" Tapcon are the heavy...

So looks like that the 5/16" Tapcon are the heavy duty ones (with flat bottom) and the shortest one is 2 1/4". I'll have to go with the 1/4".
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So I brackets at the store. The holes in the...

So I brackets at the store. The holes in the brackets can accommodate screws up to 5/16" (I actually took a 5/16" Tapcon and it's a perfect fit).
I also don't know what length I'll need, I am not at...
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Views: 892
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The stakes are not tent stakes, they are short...

The stakes are not tent stakes, they are short stakes that you're supposed to use in the bottom plate to secure it to the ground/soil. They are not meant to hold the canopy.
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Don't have it yet, but this is what I'm getting...

Don't have it yet, but this is what I'm getting (https://www.lowes.com/pd/allen-roth-Brown-Metal-Rectangle-Screened-Gazebo-Exterior-10-662-ft-x-12-795-ft-Foundation-10-ft-x-12-ft/1000176619) and this...
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Views: 892
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Thank you all. @XSleeper - I can't chose...

Thank you all.

@XSleeper - I can't chose what kind of bracket I use, this is a kit, it comes with everything. The only bracket that comes with it has 4 holes, one in each corner, and that's what I...
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Views: 892
Posted By SBI

Need advise - securing a pergola to patio

Greetings,

I need to secure a 10'X12' pergola/gazebo to a concrete patio. Each of the four pergola's legs has a plate with 4 holes in it and I was thinking of using Tapcon screws.

I never used...
06-20-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By SBI

Wish I knew. Wasn't there when it was done. Just...

Wish I knew. Wasn't there when it was done. Just bought the house, older tree died and HOA demanded that the sellers put new tree. I think it's a Japanese Maple, if there is even such a thing. It's...
06-19-18, 08:13 AM
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Views: 494
Posted By SBI

Thank you both. I like the 2nd option of...

Thank you both.

I like the 2nd option of course, less work :D
I am just clueless about landscaping and watering, etc, no idea what is needed and for how long. So just good soak when I'm there and...
06-18-18, 06:19 PM
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Views: 494
Posted By SBI

Running single irrigation line to tree in middle of lawn

This may sound like a stupid question, but I have a brand new tree in the middle of the front lawn in a house that is not constantly occupied. I want to run a single irrigation line to that tree to...
05-12-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
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Correct. The hinge-side is plumbed, the latch...

Correct. The hinge-side is plumbed, the latch side isn't, the bottom kind'a pushed away from the door opening which creates the gap. The top is perfect, the gap starts few inches from the top of the...
05-09-18, 11:43 AM
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Views: 857
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No, the door stop is there, the jamb is not...

No, the door stop is there, the jamb is not straight, it is about 1.75" off. The bottom opening is wider, the left side (latch side) is crooked which creates a gap, so basically only the top of the...
05-09-18, 11:40 AM
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Views: 857
Posted By SBI

Ah, that's a good idea. I just need to find a 3"...

Ah, that's a good idea. I just need to find a 3" wide board, which is the width of the stop.
Thank you!
05-07-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By SBI

Adding to the jamb will definitely not close the...

Adding to the jamb will definitely not close the gap.
I believe we are talking about two different gaps. I believe the one you are referring to is the gap between the door and the jamb (between the...
05-07-18, 02:35 PM
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Views: 857
Posted By SBI

I see what you're saying. Problem with that is...

I see what you're saying. Problem with that is that it will indeed "bring" the jamb closer to the door but it in reality will still leave an opening between the entire frame/jamb and the door. Added...
05-07-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By SBI

Interior Door Repair / Gap

Greetings.

I hope this is the correct sub-forum for this question.

An interior doors to one of our bedroom has a gap between the door and the jamb. The house is old (116 y/o), the door is...
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Views: 684
Posted By SBI

I bought a new aftermarket stem (comes with...

I bought a new aftermarket stem (comes with spring and washer) and the leak stopped. I don't like the aftermarket ones, to say the least. The operation of the faucet is not as smooth as with the OEM...
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Views: 684
Posted By SBI

Thanks Scientist. Done that. Cleaned as much...

Thanks Scientist.

Done that. Cleaned as much as I could. I do not see any debris inside. It just won't shut the water off completely. Sometimes is drips a lot, sometimes really slow but no matter...
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Views: 684
Posted By SBI

Delta bathroom faucet leaking

Greetings all,

I have an older Delta faucet in the bathroom. I replaced both stems, seats and springs a few weeks ago (similar to the one in the pic.).
A few days ago the hot water started...
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Views: 2,141
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pugsl - I am still not sure what/where to check...

pugsl - I am still not sure what/where to check for 120V. Where does the timer gets 120V from, the PT1 connector?

As I said, the timer is advancing while in Timer mode, so it seems like the timer...
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Views: 2,141
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So the timer is running in Time mode, not sure...

So the timer is running in Time mode, not sure about Even heat.

One thing for sure is that the Heat Element stays on all the time and does not shut off even as as the temp. is high (when set to...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,141
Posted By SBI

It is an electric dryer. The plug block...

It is an electric dryer. The plug block definitely, 100%, has 3 wires - blue, black and red.
The only white wire is a thin one.
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Views: 2,141
Posted By SBI

No, the center terminal on plug block is black...

No, the center terminal on plug block is black wire. The plug block does not have a white wire, it has (from left, as in the above picture) Blue, Black and Red. The only white wire in the entire...
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