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Jun
21
comment Installing a partition wall perpendicular to finished exterior wall
Duplicate of this question?
Jun
21
comment Seeking outdoor 2-bulb light socket for wall sconces
Happy we could help.
Jun
21
comment Seeking outdoor 2-bulb light socket for wall sconces
Just search double lamp socket and you'll find listings like this one.
Jun
20
comment Cost-effective blackout roller blind with side-channels?
Why do you think your roller blind and aluminum U shaped side channels would not work? As long as the side channels are deeper than 10 mm combined, you should be OK. In the US, such combos, about 30 x 72 inches, could be put together for less than $40.
Jun
20
comment How do I fix a loose brick on the corner of a tree well?
Also, you really should wear safety goggles/glasses when hammering mortar, brick or stone.
Jun
18
revised Can I connect the grounding conductor to the neutral when installing a remote for a ceiling fan in an ungrounded box?
clarified for other situations
Jun
17
comment Does a contract to build a deck need an occupancy clause?
It's boilerplate and you can strike it. The contractor may refuse to proceed, but that is a negotiation. Certificate of Occupancy is often required for decks in many jurisdictions. That is a safety issue to ensure that it conforms to local building standards.
Jun
17
revised Risk from neighbor's construction?
typo title
Jun
15
comment What is the concept behind drywall studs?
@Tester101 Towels made from Egyptian cotton are measured in celsius.
Jun
15
revised Switch working intermittently
replaced *wire* with *cable* in 2 places to clarify
Jun
14
comment Need Help with Pool Plug
@Tester101 But you can use a GFCI breaker feeding the specialized receptacle.
Jun
14
comment Smoke alarms go off in the middle of the night for no apparent reason and then is fine
@keshlam good point. most guides seem to suggest 10 years, so it's probably not that.
Jun
14
accepted Can I use metal masonry device (switch) boxes in a stud wall?
Jun
11
answered Smoke alarms go off in the middle of the night for no apparent reason and then is fine
Jun
11
comment Mount a projector to an existing ceiling junction box?
@Henry Sounds like an answer.
Jun
10
comment How should I troubleshoot a refrigerator that is not cooling?
Three months old? Call service (assuming you confirmed that the temperature settings inside the unit have not been turned to off).
Jun
10
comment Installing electrical plug without a stud and where can I find parts
+1 But a short explanation of how it holds in drywall would be useful to both the OP and subsequent readers.
Jun
9
answered Concerns about hanging a hundred plus mugs on dry wall
Jun
9
revised motion sensor light with a three way switch
added alternative and links
Jun
9
answered motion sensor light with a three way switch