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answered How can I prevent my refrigerator door from hitting the wall?
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comment Can I put tape over mold for a temporary fix?
Questions seeking medical advice are off-topic because they do not relate directly to home improvement and could be highly speculative.
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answered What is this electrical device in my basement?
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revised How do I make bevel cuts to form a ring with 2x4's?
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answered How do I make bevel cuts to form a ring with 2x4's?
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comment Quarter turn connection for plastic tubes — Design idea request
No feasible way with the constraints that you place on the requirements.
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comment Simple notice that a delivery has been made to my front door
You could build a shallow sided wooden box thing with a sign that told the delivery agent to place deliveries in the box. Then you would design some sensors that send IR beams across the the box with pickups on the opposite side. Any parcel placed in the box would break the beams such that one or more pickups would not see their IR beam. The pickup sensors would be combined into a signal that drives through a wire to inside the house to turn on/off the light inside the house that shows if a parcel is in the box.
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comment Grouding on a incandescent 120 V dimmer
There were wire nuts on the two black wire joins of the old dimmer - right?
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comment How can I add a button for a garage door opener?
(continued from above) The reason this is important is that if you put two or more lighted switches on one PB terminal the LEDs will load down the PB so it looks like the button is pressed all the time.
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comment How can I add a button for a garage door opener?
The linked push button is a proper type momentary contact switch. Yes - you can test the button functionality by momentarily touching a wire between PB and GND. Note that the linked button has an internal LED that lights when the garage door opener is plugged in and the button is not pushed. Do not try to use more than one lighted button. If you add a 2nd parallel button it must be a contacts only button without the LED feature. (continued)
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answered How can I add a button for a garage door opener?
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revised Switching 3-phase power between two appliances using a 3-phase switch
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revised How to hang 1/4" Plywood
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answered How to hang 1/4" Plywood
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comment Connecting water to outside hose bibb
@Ecnerwal - Maybe SCH-40 pipe but a friend of mine just had two separate instances in a house he recently purchased where such pipe was used for feeding into a bathroom from a garage. (previous owner remodel) He had pipes break right off when things fell on them from a few feet height. PVC can get brittle and susceptible to problems like this.
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comment Connecting water to outside hose bibb
That pipe that you have placed in the lower red rectangle of the third picture is a natural gas pipe - not a water pipe.
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answered Connecting water to outside hose bibb
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revised Buying a House On Underground Spring. What to do?
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revised Need to know the name of this toilet wall faucet (thing)
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comment How To Fix Severed Sprinkler Solenoid Wire?
From the picture it looks like a good part of that valve is buried in the dirt. Sprinkler valves are supposed to be installed on vertical riser pipes that hold the valves some distance up off the ground surface. Additionally the valve should be installed six to twelve inches above the level of the highest sprinkler head. These valves have an anti siphon feature to prevent back flow. With the valve buried this feature will not work correctly.