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Use an epoxy ...they sell them in all kinds of colors. :)


As a temporary fix, you could try grouting it with a grout bag: http://homeguides.sfgate.com/use-grout-bag-mortar-joints-25409.html But I agree with Ecnerwal - it's at best cosmetic (and will probably look still like crap) and temporary. Whatever caused this to fail to begin with will cause the new grout to fail as well. What did cause it to fail anyway? ...


Hmmm, you have just found out why all stone masons are 60-year-old Italian guys who have had the knowledge handed down to them father-to-son going back to Roman times. There is only one option here: call a 60-year-old Italian mason and tell him to bring a sledge hammer and chisel when he comes. When he sees your light, he will chuckle.


Well, the site may desire long complicated answers, but in this case "You can't" is the correct one. The only (if any) hope for that thing would be to tear it down, chip off the remains of the failed mortar, and build it again. You could try all sorts of cockamamie things with polyurethane glue, etc. but they will ultimately fail, while wasting time and ...


Really old question, but here goes. Inside the drill, this is the gear that will make the Hammer action (an un-related example) As the drill turns, the ratchet action of caused from the teeth sliding against each other creates the hammer action you feel in Impact Drills. The Switch to activate this is obviously failing in your drill. The Complicated ...


The humming is the drain pump, not the motor. You probably have an electrical problem - some wire someplace is broken (probably a wire going to the motor, perhaps a sense wire, or for high speed power). I had this happen to me and diagnosis said to replace the main control board for $$$. But before doing that I checked it closely and found a cracked solder ...


It doesn't look like this washer has a transmission in it, so that narrows the problem down. The problem is most likely the belt. According to this video, the belt is a common size so you can just take it to the hardware store or an auto parts store and get something similar. Or order one online somewhere for $5.


This is what I ended up doing after some research and opinion asking: Chisel all the loose concrete edges so there is an undercut. This prevents the patch in the slab from rising. Backfill with sand. As you put the sand in moisten it and tamp it down. Make sure the piping is well supported and that the closet flange is level. Keep adding sand until it ...


This needs to be repaired, whether you do it, or the builder does it. It is the builders responsibility, but if he does not do it, it still needs to be done. I read the install guide, they claim that a tear will not cause a problem, that is true over the short haul. Eventually dirt or sediment will leach in and begin to fill the void that is made for the ...


Water inlet valve is probably fubar. Part is probably here (YMMV): http://bit.ly/1wkXC4G How to video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNGe_VUDIBA Good luck!


If you're using epoxy or a urethane based putty to fill the holes, scrape some of the nearby cement with sandpaper or a wire brush and brush that over the filler while it's still "tacky". It should help to hide it a little.

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