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Impossible to know what is involved from the vague description. I can't even understand whether the bathroom is above the basement or in it from your description. Generally speaking, minor structural repair on a house might cost anywhere from $500 to $2,500. Replacing free-standing sewage pipes might cost $400 to $800. If things (like the house itself) need ...


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Can you provide any pictures or a more detailed description? I presume these are normal threads and you are trying to turn the wrench counter-clockwise to loosen, right? :-) It sounds like there may be corrosion involved, which will make it difficult to loosen. It could also be good old-fashioned pipe-dope that is thoroughly set and hardened. A longer ...


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The life time depends on various factors and so it is not possible to give a definitive answer. If the considerations are for an outdoor typical "garden hose" then here are some factors that will affect hose life: How long the hose lays out in the direct sunlight. Temperature of the environment where the hose is stored. How many times the hose is driven ...


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I was running into the same problem of a small leak around the sink neck and gasket. It seemed to be from culmination of many things - poor sink neck, slightly crooked angle of connecting pipes and my tightening the plastic screw nut too much. So, I did run some plumbers putty around the gasket prior to screwing it in place (wow, that was much easier than ...


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It is completely impossible to determine if the maxipad is still in the house plumbing or not with the information given or without a first hand evaluation of the sewer system. The only ways to be really sure are one of these: Run a cleanout snake down the sewer to check if it can snag the pad and pull it back out. Run a remote inspection camera down the ...


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I used Lift Off caulk remover to get the bulk of it off. It worked great but getting the residue off was a bear until I tried a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser pad, which took it right off!


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To actually do what you asked, rather than push a different solution... You can't simply tie the two switches together, or the light will come on with the fan (as well as the fan coming on with the light.) While my default in this sort of situation is to reach for a relay, there is a simpler solution for the specific case you ask for. Replace the light ...


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It is a change in floor plans to 'kick up' the corner and keep water from sitting there.


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Install a humidity sensor fan control, like this one from Leviton. It will automatically turn on the fan, when it senses excess humidity in the room. You should be able to find them from other manufacturers as well, this was simply the first example I found when searching.


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I have an American Standard Cadet 2-handle faucet which does precisely the same thing. And don't feel lonely, I do the same as you too. lol I bet the final pesky dripping has to do with the associated residual layer of water on the inside of the pipes after the handles are turned off. Just like an upended ketchup bottle which is empty enough to no longer ...


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I know this isn't really supposed to be a "shop for you" kinda place, but the Moen Banbury 8 specs an 8-16" spread; the Delta Porter is 6-16". I'd suggest you tour your big box store and squint at the packaging to see what range you can cover.


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Bottom line is you can't "float" it - you need to rest it on something. Countertop-thickness Granite has no strength across a span of more than a few inches. Steel rods are often added to granite countertops to help support around dishwashers and sinks, and in those situations the granite is well supported by the cabinets itself. In your case you'd need a ...


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Your vanity plan should have front side doors in line with where the sink is located. Then the drawers should be off to the left or right side where there is plenty of height and space toward the back to accommodate their placement. There are multiple reasons to not put drawers in the vanity under the sink area: People stand in front of the vanity at the ...


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I would avoid caulking again as it's likley to become a re-occuring problem, it's best to fix the source issue. Contact the original contractor, they may repair the work if it's under warranty. If they are unwilling, check with your local regulations as your original contractor may be liable for repairs, certainly seems like a fault with the original ...


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Yes, this is mould. its from the high humidity in the shower area. If you have a window, I would leave it open after showers, or better yet, install an extractor fan. You can remove the mould by getting some 20% Hydrogen Peroxide and diluting it into a spray bottle... just spray on mould and it should go away. I would add about 10% hydrogen peroxide to ...


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I doubt that scraping paint of the celling would upset anyone, unless someone has hearing devices on your celling :) I suggest that you scrap it off, clean the surface with bleach or something like that and then repaint it. But the real question is what is causing this mold? My first guess is that you are not ventilating, or not ventilating bathroom enough ...



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