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Why is my knob grinding down? [on hold]

The initial problem with the knob was that the turning of the knob was under strain, so the plastic around it cracked. When this happened it made it slack, and so the knob could not turn. The last ...
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How to release a stuck gas stove knob?

Just moved in to an apartment with a gas stove which was not in use for three months. The previous owner said that the stove worked just fine, however when I tried to use the stove, all four knobs ...
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How do you remove a dummy knob with a screw that seems to spin and spin?

I recently purchased my first home and wanted to replace all of the door knobs to make it feel more like my place, rather than just some place I was renting again. Anyway, all of the privacy locking ...
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How do I keep drawer knobs from loosening over time?

I see knobs like this on cabinets, dressers, and closet doors. They are held in place with a single wood screw. Very often they are loose. I guess when we grab them we often impart a slight twist. ...