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Concrete drive expansion joints

The expansion joints in my drive have deteriorated and water can get in. what product should I use to seal these joints to keep water out and keep from freezing in the winter?
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2007 tahoe power mirror not working

Drivers side mirror not working, no sound. Can you replace motor or do you have to replace the whole mirror?

thanks.
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Thanks for the replies, it was the struts, 45 a...

Thanks for the replies, it was the struts, 45 a piece. very easy to replace.
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2007 tahoe rear hatch closing by itself

rear hatch will open, goes about 3/4 up, jerk, and then come down on its own.

Any help appreciated.

thanks

John
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Piping for washer outlet box

I am redoing our utility room and adding a washer outlet box with a drain. I have a utility sink next to the washer. Is it okay to run the outlet box drain into the drain pipe under the utility sink?
10-14-15, 01:03 PM
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hardwood under wall to wall

Just removed carpeting from two rooms and found beautiful hardwood underneath. The problem is now I have the tack strip and staple holes from the carpet. Can that be repaired, and how do you do that?...
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Bare bulb porcelan sockets

A lot of homes have porcelan bulb sockets in closets and utility rooms and basements. They are turned on with a pull chain. Some city and village codes no longer allow these fixtures. what is on...
04-02-15, 06:56 AM
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Refrigerant lines & insulation

My refrigerant lines run through a stud bay. The large pipe is insulated, the thin copper line is not. I want to insulate this bay with wall insulation. is there any danger of condensation from that...
04-01-15, 06:18 PM
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Wall insulation around a/c refrigerant line

Is it okay to put insulation in a stud bay where my a/c refrigerant line runs?
03-24-15, 04:52 PM
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What anchors to use

I want to hang a central vacumn unit on drywall. What are the best type of anchors to hold such a unit?
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Kenmore Oasis Washer getting louder during spin

I have a Kenmore Oasis washer model # 110.27062603. The spin cycle keeps getting louder and louder as time goes on. Any help where to look for problem would be appreciated. Some searches referred...
11-15-14, 12:04 PM
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General humidifier wiring

I have a carrier humidifier on my furnace. It would not start up this year, solenoid was replaced. i want to double check wiring. The power from the furnace is connected to one wire of the solenoid....
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Motion Sensor blowing bulbs

I have a Heath-Zenith motion sensor on my garage. It has two bulbs. recently, one side keeps blowing bulbs. can't figure out whats going on. Any ideas?

Thanks John
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Basic Talk

Anybody using this service, good or bad. How does it work if you have a hard wired phone?
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The defroster is not working.

The defroster is not working.
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Repair rear window defrogger

I have a 2007 Tahoe. The rear window defrogger connection has broken on one side of the window. The metal tab on the window broke free and clean from the solder joint. I tried Permatex repair kit,...
10-27-13, 03:45 PM
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Finishing exterior walls in unfinished basement

The lower 4 ft of the wall is foundation and the upper a stud wall set back on the foundation leaving a small ledge. What is the best way to finish this wall in dry wall? And what kind of insulation...
08-17-13, 01:58 PM
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No permit required, not removing tile. Western...

No permit required, not removing tile. Western suburbs of Chicago
08-17-13, 11:53 AM
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Bathroom flooring estimate

I am redoing a bathroom floor approx 35sq ft. The existing floor is old vinyl tile over plywood sub floor.(probably asbestos) My contractor wants to put down some mesh and a concrete base before...
08-10-13, 12:53 PM
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the house is wired with thinwall conduit

the house is wired with thinwall conduit
08-09-13, 05:32 PM
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I am saying that the thin wall feed will be in...

I am saying that the thin wall feed will be in the way of the new box.
08-09-13, 05:16 PM
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Moving electrical box

I have a light just above the mirror in the bathroom. I need to have an electrical box higher to accommodate a new fixture. The existing feed is from above in thinwall conduit (EMT). How do i do...
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Shaving width of 2x4

i am installing a medicine cabinet within 3 stud bays. i am 1/4" short on the width. i don't want to re-stud the bays, whats an easy way to trim the width of a 2x4 for a 1/4"

Thanks John
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Okay, lets try this again. Two lights, one over...

Okay, lets try this again. Two lights, one over vanity, one over toilet and tub. Two switches by the door operating the lights. I want to replace the light by the tub to a light/fan combo and in a...
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One switch for the fan, another for the light, a...

One switch for the fan, another for the light, a 3-way with the door switch
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