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06-07-09, 09:40 AM
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Angry HELP! bottom oven drawer stuck on new GE range

Help.
Just received a brand new GE gas range (about a week) with bottom drawer lower oven. My wife put some cookie sheets and pans in the draw (to store) for the bottom oven and closed the drawer. ...
07-18-08, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,313
Posted By stnaxe

'standard' depth for installing inside mount shade

I will be installing a cellular shade in a window with approx. four inches from the window glass to the face of the wall edge. (in other words the window sill is about 4 inches thick. i know i can...
07-10-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,952
Posted By stnaxe

will try the bleed hole with the valve that...

will try the bleed hole with the valve that probably is the problem - i have 1 valve (solenoid) that probably needs to be cleaned up because it is burried in mud. will clean out the valve box and...
06-30-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,864
Posted By stnaxe

Wink storing chlorine tabs in container outdoors

i have been storing my bucket of 3" chlorine tabs in the shed in the sealed bucket but am considering moving them outside in the shade - to have easier access. also am thinking about doing the same...
06-26-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,952
Posted By stnaxe

Unhappy sprinkler zone stays on

i started up my system recently and when goning through program, (4 zones) zone 1 starts, then zone 2 begins and zone 1 stays on when zone 3 goes on zone 2 remains on and then finally turns off when...
06-09-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By stnaxe

Things are pointing towars line clog or low...

Things are pointing towars line clog or low voltage to pump. impellar was checked and pump seals (plugs/gaskets and intake gasket checked etc.) i have a pool teck. coming to check things out.
06-09-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By stnaxe

pump loosing efficiency?

i have a 1.5hp Hayward Superpump about 9 years old. everything appears that i would need a new pump as my return water pressure is low and my polaris cleaner is not functioning. my filter was...
09-12-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,566
Posted By stnaxe

inground pool w/pavers - installing pool ladder

I removed my existing pool ladder and footings and will need to re-install it correctly. long story but it was installed several years ago incorrectly with the former owner of my home. i have brick...
06-26-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,756
Posted By stnaxe

Question switch for whole house fan

I have a whole house fan that is about 25 years old (i'm guessing because i am only in this house about 3 years) that works exceptionally well, however the switch has seen better days and i would...
06-20-06, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,851
Posted By stnaxe

may not be there more than another 10 years or so...

may not be there more than another 10 years or so but on the other hand 'you never know', however i plan to be there a minimum of another 5 years at least. first of all both my wife and i are not...
06-19-06, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,851
Posted By stnaxe

spruce or cedar?

looking to install a fence and ideally wanted PVC but cant afford due to my linear footage - about 300 feet of 6' fence. Which would be better to install cedar or spruce stockade from a durability...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,923
Posted By stnaxe

Matching 'bone' Caulk For American Std. Sink

I am looking for matching caulk in 'bone' to match an american standard kitchen sink - i have been to both Lowes and Home depot and can only find almond or almond/bone in my area (which is darker) ....
12-01-05, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By stnaxe

Thanks to all for your help.... a little liquid...

Thanks to all for your help.... a little liquid wrench (that I had in the house) and investing in a good quality fixed wrench ( i was using a vise grip) worked wonders.
11-29-05, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By stnaxe

Angry supply lines 'frozen' to 3/8" valves

I am replacing a kitchen faucet - everything is easy to remove with the exception of the supply line compression connections to the valves which are 'frozen' on probably due to corrosion. Are there...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
Posted By stnaxe

cordless drill recommendation

My last cordless drill, a 12volt Black and Decker has died and unfortunately through planned obsolescence must be replaced, it is about 6 years old and apparently that is a very long time for one of...
10-23-05, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By stnaxe

Thanks!

Thank you - the lettering was so worn away, I could not read it on the unit. that is probably it.
10-23-05, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By stnaxe

skylight question

I am replacing my roof and also wanted to replace a skylight that is about 25 years old because it is questionable that it is leaking but just assued that I sholuld replace it to avoid any problems....
Replies: 4
Views: 32,703
Posted By stnaxe

IKO 'Cambridge' shingle vs. GAF Timberline

I am comparing the IKO 'Cambridge' shingles (30 year) vs. the GAF Timberline also a 3- year shingle. Is anyone familiar with the IKO material? How do they compare with each other. My roofing...
10-02-05, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,085
Posted By stnaxe

starting point for ceramic tile in room slightly off square

I'm laying ceramic tiles in a bathroom that is slightly off square, what is the best starting area to begin laying down the tile (center of room corner etc?) also what is the best and easiest way to...
10-02-05, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,501
Posted By stnaxe

countersinking screwheads into Hardeboard

While putting in some Hardeboard for a new ceramic tile floor I am installing, I noticed that some of the screws are not flush with the boards, however when I do sink them in slightly, the paper...
07-19-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By stnaxe

main breaker is tripping since outage

we had a power outage about a month ago in my neiborhood - after about 3 hours everyones power returned except ours. I called the power company who advised me to reset my main (200 amp which is...
09-16-04, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By stnaxe

pricing for coil

I'm getting pricing of about approx. 1400-1600 dollars for a new compressor/condensing unit (2 ton 10-12 SEER) what would the ballpark cost to install a new matching coil to one of these units. (the...
09-16-04, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By stnaxe

10 or 12 SEER compressor for coil?

I am replacing an 18 year old Sears compressor/condensing unit that is tied into a 9 or 10 year old Bryant coil MODEL CD5BXW024000 would this be a 10 or 12 SEER coil? Can someone check this for me...
09-14-04, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By stnaxe

coil and condensing unit compatability issue

I need to replace an 18-year-old Sears unit (2 ton 1986 w/ Tecumseh) with an undetected leak no apparent contact issues or leaks that will cost approx. 3-$400 to diagnose and repair which may not be...
09-15-03, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,371
Posted By stnaxe

flex supply line vs. ridgid tube to toilet

I am in the process of installing 2 toilets in my home and notied that one has a flex type supply line from the wall to the toilet tank and the other has a ridgid supply line from the wall supply to...
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