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answered What is this tool called?
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comment How to seal p-trap leaking at inlet
Are you sure it's leaking there? A slow leak where the plastic elbow meets the disposal would run down the elbow and could give the appearance of leaking at the trap.
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comment How to seal p-trap leaking at inlet
It's important to use the (flat) rubber washer that goes behind the beveled slip washer. This provides even pressure on the beveled washer when there's a slight misalignment of the fitting.
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comment Tools necessary for an efficient demo
@Jax And make it a good reciprocating saw. I don't know what it is about my Sawzall (the genuine Milwaukee brand), but it is much less prone to snag on something and start reciprocating the crap out of my arm. It's probably related to the reason that it doesn't tend to bend blades as often.
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accepted Quieting cold air return vent
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accepted Can a concrete block be split the same way you cut stone?
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asked Quieting cold air return vent
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asked Can a concrete block be split the same way you cut stone?
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comment Will a spike protector work in reverse?
Is the attic on a subpanel?
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comment Removing a cast iron tub
On home shows they always break up old cast iron tubs with a sledgehammer.
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answered Copper tubing for refrigerator
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revised Driveway expansion joints are rotting wood: What to replace the wood?
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