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11-22-20, 10:18 AM
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sluggish top down bottom up blinds

We have an about five year old top down bottom up cordless blind. Bought a new one for a different window. The new one goes up and down so smoothly. In comparison I can tell how the older blind...
11-09-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By izzie

Darn it, I know you're right....but sometimes I...

Darn it, I know you're right....but sometimes I just want "new and improved", tired of these old plain metal framed doors :(. But there are probably more important things I can spend money on.
11-08-20, 06:13 PM
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Views: 177
Posted By izzie

Oh, thank you....breathing a sigh of relief!!!! ...

Oh, thank you....breathing a sigh of relief!!!!

Would I get sticker shock if I got bids to replace them with French doors, vs sliding doors similar to what I already have? I can afford...
11-08-20, 05:29 PM
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Views: 177
Posted By izzie

Hard to feel when, if, I'm hitting the screw...

Hard to feel when, if, I'm hitting the screw head, even if I feel it, it is hard to turn the screwdriver while lying flat on the floor and can barely grasp the screwdriver handle in my hand since...
11-08-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By izzie

sliding glass patio door adjustment

Sliding glass patio door is hard to open/close. The adjustment screws are two inches deep inside the frame making it difficult to line up the screw driver with the head of the screw! I'm getting very...
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By izzie

Thanks, a lot of good information.

Thanks, a lot of good information.
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By izzie

Light switches that light up when off

"Locator Switches Locator switches illuminate when they are in the OFF position, to help you locate them in the dark."

Our old, several additions, wacky electrical wire layout, home has several...
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By izzie

Car seat covers help

Soooo complicated! My daughter is obsessed with clean car seats for her 2015 Honda Civic sedan. Seats get dirty with spilled drinks, dog hairs, etc. She has bought several car seat covers the...
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Views: 149
Posted By izzie

For some reason....(stupidity) I was looking at...

For some reason....(stupidity) I was looking at the diagram figure 19 on the remote. Didn't realize it was the pairing process for Multiple Fans....Ay caramba, this has been so much fun...NOT.
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Views: 149
Posted By izzie

Thanks, I wasn't sure if just the wall switch...

Thanks, I wasn't sure if just the wall switch off or the circuit breaker off. However I am still not sure how or where to poke/push in the tiny, less than 1 cm by 1 mm hole??? I was poking with a...
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Views: 149
Posted By izzie

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I can't upload photos very well.....took me an hour to get to this point....
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Views: 149
Posted By izzie

Remote controlled ceiling fan issues

Small house, two remote controlled ceiling fans with lights.
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Fan A Savoy House, about two years old. I took down the fan/light (not that easy) nothing inside appeared to be removable or have a...
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Views: 209
Posted By izzie

Thanks for your ideas. I was sooooo frustrated...

Thanks for your ideas. I was sooooo frustrated trying to make waffles for dinner last night. My grandson was staying with us. He is such a picky eater and has suddenly decided he likes waffles!!!!...
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Views: 209
Posted By izzie

waffle maker making a mess

My about 10 year old eight inch diameter classic round Oster waffle maker is seldom used. Recently we've been trying to make waffles and they are sticking to the plates.

I have gently...
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Views: 108
Posted By izzie

outside motion sensor light not working

Our, about fifteen year old, outside motion sensor security light abruptly stopped working. It stays on all the time unless I climb the step ladder and switch it off.

I've fiddled with the dials...
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Views: 205
Posted By izzie

I "assume" we have a low flow water saving...

I "assume" we have a low flow water saving toilet. I assumed the height of the overflow tube limited how much water the tank could hold.

Anyway I fiddled with the float cup and got more water...
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Views: 205
Posted By izzie

Toilet overflow tube extension

We have an about a two year old Delta toilet. The "water saver" overflow tube is too short. I saw "overflow toilet tube extensions" advertised. Anyone know if they work? They're not very...
09-21-20, 08:25 AM
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Views: 295
Posted By izzie

Thanks, I understand anything growing where you...

Thanks, I understand anything growing where you don't want it is a weed. Just so annoying. I tried to do the right thing with my crocosmia, which had pretty flowers. And end up with no crocosmia...
09-20-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By izzie

Papyrus plant/weed???

I had crocosmia growing in my small flower patch. It was all clumped together and not flowering (because I'd ignored it) so I finally dug up the bulbs and tried to divide them.

They all died, and...
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Views: 695
Posted By izzie

DIY windshield washer fluid

Any recipes for homemade windshield washer fluid that is safe to use in the reservoir in passenger cars?
09-06-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By izzie

Thanks, I will try that, it's not a power shade,...

Thanks, I will try that, it's not a power shade, it's manual, but I can still pull it up and down and look at what happens.
09-05-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By izzie

Shade repair

My cordless shade is broken. There are two separate shades mounted on one mount, each shade a little over 3 feet wide and 8 feet long, for a sliding door. One shade looks puckered on the top/left...
09-04-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By izzie

HVAC maintenance

A casual acquaintance said HVAC systems don't need yearly maintenance, which I would hire a pro to do. Is he correct?
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By izzie

Thanks to all. Polyurethane sounds right. I...

Thanks to all. Polyurethane sounds right. I know my level of ineptitude....I'm having a friendly neighborhood handy man, who has done projects for me, put on the new knobs and pulls.
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Views: 265
Posted By izzie

kitchen cabinets

I did not have knobs or pulls put on my kitchen cabinets. STUPID ME!

They are wood stained about 15 years old but still look good. Except small areas around the corners, edges, where we open...
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