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Apr
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answered How to fix a leaky toilet flapper valve over brass outpipe
Apr
9
answered Need help with broken plastic pipe in the yard, constant stream of water
Apr
7
answered What's the best way to adjust a leaning gate post?
Mar
31
comment What is this mysterious odor from the kitchen sink and how do I fix it?
The P-trap is designed to keep sewer gases in the sewer. If you are smelling them, somehow the water in the P-trap is being drained away. This opens the path to the smelly gases.
Mar
24
comment Can I erect a barrier to keep water out of my garage?
Seems like this might work, especially if my only other option is a serious rework of the driveway.
Mar
24
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Mar
24
comment Tips for removing drywall from bottom of closet header
So am I missing the obvious - can you not just cut through the corner bead at each end and remove it? Or will that make it all fall apart? I am not that familiar with drywall finishing.
Mar
24
comment Converting from Oil to Gas heat. Any recommendations?
So what is the power output of your current boiler, with the appropriate units (BTU?)?
Mar
24
comment Can a tub and shower share the same drain?
Do you mean a separate tub and shower? My shower is in my tub.
Mar
23
answered Kitchen Cabinets And Dry Wall Screws
Mar
23
answered How to secure a wooden box (tunnel) in a wall?
Mar
22
comment What would cause my filtered water to have a thin transparent film suspended in it?
Yes, the filter is not so much a mesh physical filter as a solid material with lots of surface area that the water flows over, and the organic contaminates prefer the solid and stick to it (thus getting them out of your water). If you continue to use the filter after it is "full", you will eventually begin to wash off the trapped organics, which could result in the film-like behavior you describe.
Mar
17
answered How can I efficiently heat a pool?
Mar
17
comment How can I efficiently heat a pool?
Can't beat this for the cost, but it depends on good sun. If you have a string of cloudy days, you won't get much heat.
Mar
15
answered Why is my AFCI breaker tripping and my surge protector clicking?
Mar
14
answered How to calibrate continuous water Gas Heater?
Mar
14
answered Clothes hanger trolley DIY