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Jan
23
comment Motion Sensor Timer
It's difficult to tell what you're asking. If you replace the switch that controls an outside light with a motion sensor, the light will turn on when it senses motion inside. Is this what you are trying to accomplish, or do you want the light to come on when motion is sensed outside? Are both the switch and light outside?
Jan
23
comment What does the low limit do, and where should it be set on an oil fired hot water furnace?
Why do you expect the pressure gauge to move, are you doing something that you feel should change the pressure?
Jan
23
comment What does the low limit do, and where should it be set on an oil fired hot water furnace?
It's difficult to tell what you're asking, as it seems you may be mashing multiple questions together.
Jan
23
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Jan
23
revised How do you build a bookcase around an outside or convex corner?
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Jan
23
comment How can I remove this toilet shutoff valve?
I agree, it looks like threads covered in dope. Try holding the copper/brass piece stationary, while turning the valve body anticlockwise (Lefty Loosey).
Jan
23
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Jan
22
comment How can double swinging closet doors be installed?
+1 for a small central stop at the bottom, and a ball catch at the top of each door.
Jan
22
answered How do I cut a brick fireplace hearth to allow for a laminate flooring expansion gap?
Jan
22
revised How can I replace a Delta 1400 shower valve cartridge?
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Jan
22
comment How can I stop my house from waking my wife up every day in the winter?
Honestly, I don't know that much about the keys. Take a look at the valve, it might allow you to turn it using a screwdriver.
Jan
22
comment How can I locate an odor emanating from the kitchen/laundry area?
If you had a leak, mold and/or mildew could be the culprit.
Jan
22
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Jan
22
revised How can I insulate an area without an attic above it?
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Jan
22
answered How can I stop my house from waking my wife up every day in the winter?
Jan
22
comment How can I stop my house from waking my wife up every day in the winter?
STOP! That "barrel in the ceiling" is likely an expansion tank, which is mostly filled with air. If you release the air, it will fill with water and no longer function. Unfortunately, the pinging and popping is likely the plumbing of the heating system expanding. These are normal sounds caused by the expanding metal rubbing, grinding, and straining against itself and other materials.
Jan
22
reviewed No Action Needed Why won't my washer machine motor, gearbox, or inside basket free spin