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comment Is this plastic pipe connecting city water to the main line dangerous?
"it is most definitely not a cause for concern, and is quite common and is not dangerous." Unless the pipe you're saying is PEX is actually Polybutylene, in which case it could be cause for concern.
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comment How can I take apart this kind of tap to replace the washer?
Try Tongue and groove Pliers. Wrap the "fancy part" with a rag (so you don't scratch it), and don't squeeze too hard (or you could deform it). Or grab it with one hand, then use your other hand to add torque by turning your first hand. Or give it a blast of Penetrating oil, and let it sit for a bit.
Sep
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comment How can I take apart this kind of tap to replace the washer?
Follow the rest of the steps in the tutorial you linked to. Next remove the "fancy part of the tap" by turning it anti-clockwise...
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comment Is this plastic pipe connecting city water to the main line dangerous?
Not all plastic pipe is PEX.
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answered Is this plastic pipe connecting city water to the main line dangerous?
Sep
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comment How should I configure my plumbing with PEX?
What size pipe do you currently have feeding the bathroom, and what material is it?
Sep
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comment What power and type of in-line bathroom extractor fans should I be looking for?
This answer might help you determine what size fan you need.
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revised What power and type of in-line bathroom extractor fans should I be looking for?
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comment Can I wire a secondary 240V breaker box for lab equipment from Europe?
@nvarras7 The equipment should have a nameplate with information like manufacturer, voltage, current, possibly Volt-Amperes, etc. It would likely be near where the electrical cable (cord) connects to the equipment (or possibly just inside a panel where the power connects).
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comment Can an external light fixture and an external receptacle share a circuit?
@JeremyW.Sherman Code does not require lighting and receptacles to be on different circuits in the kitchen, it simply requires dedicated small appliance circuits. You could have other receptacles in the kitchen that are on the light circuit (not saying it's a good idea, just saying it is possible).
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comment Alternative equipment(s) to drill a few holes on a 0.5 cm plastic beside using a small drill
If you don't want to buy a drill, you could probably rent one from a local hardware or big box home improvement store. It's also likely that somebody you know has one that you could borrow.
Sep
12
comment What kind of tool is used to stir paint in a can?
Paint stir stick
Sep
12
comment Can I move the range hood but not the roof vent (angled “flue” pipe)?
Length of the pipe, and number of bends will also have to be taken into account.
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revised Can I use a spray sealer and primer over a patched drywall followed by painting over it?
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