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Apr
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revised Dormers with ridge vents lower than main ridgeline
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Apr
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Mar
28
answered Which thermal circuit breaker should I buy?
Mar
12
comment Can I let rainwater run along the wall?
or use a shorter ladder so it rests below the gutter
Mar
12
comment How to replace office chair wheel?
those wheels hubs are typically snapped in place and don't have any way to remove again without destroying something else,
Mar
11
comment Circuit breaker does not trip - but produces no voltage under load
also check the amps going through, one leg to the breaker and the other to the black wire
Mar
9
comment some baseboard heaters not working while others are in same zone
air lock maybe, what happens when you turn off all working heaters?
Mar
9
comment Why isn't my refrigerator getting cold?
@HenryJackson that's not counting getting to the ruptured pipe and repairing it
Mar
6
comment Is this buzzing noise coming from various outlets around the house normal?
@roryok not necessarily; arcing happens when power goes through a gap (caused by bad connection), if there is no power draw then there will be no arcing, I'd still check the connections
Mar
3
comment Ligth Switch with 4 wires
if it was a dual switch setup then you got the wrong switch, you need a 3-way switch for that
Feb
17
comment How can I get my new closet door rollers to roll?
is the door installed correctly, you may have put the door on the wrong track
Feb
14
answered How can I prevent my furnace exhaust pipe from freezing?
Feb
11
comment Why is my hot water circulator causing there to be hot water in hot and cold pipes?
or the hot and cold are near enough to each other for the cold to be warmed up
Feb
11
comment How to repair a microwave door with a broken spot weld
the microwave enclosure acts as a faraday cage, isolating the inside RF radiation from the outside
Feb
11
comment What to do first in a house with poor thermal performance and high energy bills
put on a sweater
Jan
27
comment How do I know if there is wallpaper under the paint?
jab a knife in it and if you can peel a layer of paper away it is either drywall or wallpaper :)
Jan
24
comment Any ideas on hiding a TV in a coffee table?
why would you need to enjoy all the pixels?
Jan
24
comment How do I tighten/loosen this recessed nut and bolt?
it's possible that the hole is only to hold the nut while you turn the bolt with
Jan
23
comment Why have I lost water in part of my house?
if both were off and together in an uninsulated space it is not unfeasible that they both froze solid before you noticed