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Trying to locate a specific acorn door latch that needs to be replaced

I just purchased my home and there are a few doors that use wrought-iron spade latches around the house. One of them is on the door to the basement utility room and is missing the thumb piece. I'm ...
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Replace fabric roof on gazebo for metal or hard top material

I have a a steel frame gazebo with ripped canopy. Therefore, I was thinking of replacing the canopy with hard top. I have started my research and I arrived at these options 1- Ondura corrugated panel (...
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Identify this kitchen faucet cartridge?

This faucet is quite old, and I need to replace the cartridge, but I don't know the brand. Also is there an interchangeable cartridge?
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Fix rotten bottom of doorframe

Is there a good way to fix the bottom portion of a doorframe which has rotted, without hopefully replacing the entire doorframe?
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Where to obtain replacement wood panels for a door?

I have a damaged wood panel in a door, and from what I understand it is possible to replace the wood panel. However my issue is where to find a replacement panel the right size, with the edges cut to ...
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How feasible is it to utilize video or conduct a video call instead of having someone come onsite for a tub replacement estimation?" [closed]

We're kicking our old tub/shower combo to the curb (no major renovations, just a simple switcheroo).I've gone ahead and scheduled a few free consultations – first time dipping my toes into this whole ...
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Replacing old light switch (not a professional)

To preface, I have little to no experience with electrical work and terminology, with the only thing I've done is replacing a broken ceiling light receptacle. We have a really old house, and one of ...
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Replacing the Door? [closed]

I'm looking to replace a door with unconventional dimensions, approximately 45 x 80 in rough opening, leading to a covered and screened patio. The primary issue prompting the replacement is ...
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What is the cause of this odd behavior of a shower exhaust fan?

Recently an old, heavily-used shower exhaust fan started exhibiting a strange behavior. When the switch was turned off, the RPMs on the fan would die away as normal...but then there would be a pause ...
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How to jack and support roof to repair exterior wall?

The top plate is rotten and needs replacement, because of roof leaks. I want to replace about a six foot stretch. Is it even possible to push the roof edge up half an inch so as to do this? I have an ...
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How to Identify Toilet Tank Brand for Replacement?

My toilet tank broke after I was trying to perform a repair, and I am not sure how to find a replacement. From what I can tell, it seems like the SKU is probably "2559" (embedded in the ...
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How do I measure for replacement windows?

I have an old house where the previous owners painted/sealed a lot of these windows so they are non-functioning. I'm getting around to replacing them but all of the videos I see online seem to deal ...
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Water from fridge tastes bad and now fridge smells

My daughter called and sad the water from the fridge tasted bad and now the fridge smells as well. Could this be because we need to change the filter? I spoke to one repairman and he said yes. If I ...
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Can I provide a neutral wire from another point on the same circuit?

My house is from the 1950's and I've been replacing some light switches with smart ones that require a neutral wire. In my bathroom, the wiring appears to be a switch loop like the image below. There'...
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I have a Carrier HVAC unit that came with a washable filter. Can I replace that filter with a disposable one and if so is there and specific type?

I have a Carrier model FB4CNP036 HVAC unit. I would like to replace the washable filter it came with, with a disposable filter. Is that possible and if so other than matching the size is there a ...
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Why is there silver foil on a replacement appliance cord?

I bought a 3-prong appliance plug. The cord looks like this: What is the silver foil? Should it be removed before use?
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Replacing a refrigerator compressor fan motor with one with different electrical values (GE side-by-side TPG21JRDAWW)

I have rewired very basic motorcycle electrical systems before, but have no understanding of electrical values other than "don't mix 110 and 220V", and "don't put a 6V bulb on a 12V ...
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4 way switch replacement

I am replacing a 4 way switch, and I'm confused where the wires need to go on the new switch. The old switch had a pair(A) of red and black wires going to 2 terminals labeled line 1, and another pair(...
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Suggestions of what to do during Roof Replacement [closed]

I'm a fairly new homeowner of an older house who's learning to be handy and last month we had a leak in our roof. We knew coming into the home that we were going to have to replace the roof, so this ...
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Replacing broken double-burner element in Bosch cooktop

I've got a Bosch cooktop (part number PKF645E01A) and the inner-ring of the double-burner element has stopped working (the outer ring works fine). I've opened up the cooktop and notice that the double-...
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Repair or replace windows - 94 home

What is a good rule of thumb to decide if I should repair or replace my windows? I do not want to pay 15k unless I need to. But I also don't want to sink time and energy into repairs if the smart long-...
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How can I cut a window sill bevel on a 10" table saw?

I need to cut a 10 degree slope 4 7/8 long on a 2x6 board. The sill will be 33” long. Can I do this on a table saw with a 10” blade?
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Replacing double gang light switch

I’m wanting to replace my current light switch with a new more modern one. New one has wire holes for 1, C, 2. The switch is for new seperate lights. Which wires go where on the new light switch?
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How can I jack up a header for replacement?

I am trying to replace the header of a load bearing wall above some pocket doors. I have already done the header over the other set of doors on the other end of the room with no issues. However, when ...
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Replacing copper water line to refrigerator water/ice

The water line comes through the cabinet behind the refrigerator. It immediately has a connection to copper tubing. The copper tubing is excessive and is wound around in no certain way and ends up ...
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Granite counter tops with granite backsplash in kitchen: need to replace caulk

New construction, 7 years old. We have quartz "granite" counter tops with an approximate 6 inch bit as a backsplash. The caulk has degraded and I need to remove it, make sure the moisture ...
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how do I fix overflow on tub? [closed]

Tub at new place looks as such. I want to find a cover for overflow drain but I'm having a hard time. Bought this cover kit: https://www.homedepot.com/p/DANCO-Lift-and-Turn-Bath-Tub-Drain-Trim-Kit-...
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Replacing HVAC System in Dallas [closed]

I am a new home owner and still learning a lot. I have a 23 year old YORK HVAC system that I need to replace. I’ve received multiple quotes, apart from replacing the unit and also the furnace what ...
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What to do about this window installation

Was investigating some leaky windows and wasn't expecting to see this configuration for replacement windows. These were done on the entire home 2 homeowners ago, now about 8 years old. It looks like ...
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How can I remove the light from this recessed fixture?

I have recessed lights in my kitchen and all but one went out. It is a gimbal light that rotates left to right. I pulled the recessed light housing down but there's no way to open and remove the bulb (...
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Stained Glass Sidelight Window

I have one sidelight window which has frosted glass inside and clear outside. I have researched and determined it is impossible to find a new window with stained glass. Can the outside glass be ...
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Replacing 10" Kobalt sliding miter saw blade

Years ago I bought a Kobalt sliding miter saw (10") and have never changed the blade. I have lost the instructions manual and Google hasn't been much help. I am trying to figure out how to take ...
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Chicken plucker replacement gfci cord/plug

I have a 1.5 hp motor chicken plucker. The gfci plug that came on it has died and I can’t find another 13 amp gfci plug to replace it. Can a 15 amp gfci plug be used or am I going to kill the motor?
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Replacement window question: are newer windows a lot better then similar serviceable older double glazed windows? Northeast US [closed]

Friends mentioned that they are thinking of replacing their 30-40 year old double hung, double glazed two pane aluminum windows with similar style newer windows. The old ones seem to be in good shape, ...
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Measuring windows for replacement

I'm a little unclear on how to measure windows for replacement. Most reading I've found says to measure the opening for the sash— sill to head, and jamb to jamb. My questions are: Why isn't it the ...
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Bathroom shower wall tile is cracked across 4 tiles. Opinions?

Some structural guys bopped the back of a bathroom shower wall while installing some beams on the other side. A few subway tiles in a corner cracked in an area that get's a lot of moisture. Although I ...
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Does my toilet flange need to be replaced?

I've been working on a bathroom renovation for a while now, and I'm getting near the point where we are ready to put some self leveling compound on the ground preparatory to new tiles. Before I do ...
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How to Fix Cause of Rotten Subfloor?

I'm currently renovating my kitchen, and I removed the tiles and mud bed to reveal a chunk of very rotten subfloor. This section has clearly been replaced before, since it is plywood, and the majority ...
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How to remove ceramic faucet cartridge -single handle, unknown brand

The challenge is figuring out what the metal piece is that is holding the cartridge in place, and how to remove that piece. It doesn't seem to turn or pull out straight using pliers to yank on two of ...
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How do I go about rot/mold under bathroom sink?

I just found a leak from the hot water line under the bathroom sink and there was tons of water. It's all dry and cleaned up now, and I shut the water line off already so there is no more water ...
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Board replacement on cantilever room

I have a cantilevered room and on the exterior of the house the board which seems to be like particle board AFAIK and is is rotting off the underside. There's no leaks as far as I can tell and the ...
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Which specs matter when replacing a fan capacitor?

I'm trying to repair a 14-year old ceiling fan that runs slow. Capacitors sound like a common problem. What I'm not sure is which replacement capacitor is best. Here's photos of this fan's capacitor ...
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can i replace single 20 amp breaker with double 20 amp

I had a single 20amp outside breaker with one red and one black wire connected to it. it kept flipping. i had unused double 20amp breaker. i put red wire in one spot and black wire in other of double ...
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Shorter bi-fold ventilated door options

My basement utility room, housing a gas powered hot water tank and a gas powered furnace, has a bi-fold louvered door. The opening is, 36” wide and, unfortunately, 76” tall. Earlier owners cut the ...
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Incandescent Bulb replaced by CFL

In an enclosed ceiling fixture 50+ years old, using incandescent 60 watt bulbs max, can you use a 100 watt CFL bulb?
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Replacement window - stucco on face of trim?

I had replacement windows installed several years ago and plan to "clean up" around them before painting the house. I would like to know if it's safe to stucco on the face of the green ...
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Replacing old Trane relay with new Trane contactor

Would this be the correct orientation for replacing an old Trane relay with a new Trane contactor? It looks like the 4 flathead screw/lugs on either end match up with the 4 screw terminals on the ...
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Can I replace a 2 Pole 24V/50A contactor with a 2 Pole 24V/40A one? [closed]

I have an old Trane Executive AC [BTD736A100B0] unit that uses contactor-relay RLY03346. I've seen plenty of 2 Pole 24V 40A contactors available, but the Trane RLY03346 contactor is actually a 2 Pole ...
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Should I replace two 75-gallon (gas) water heaters in series with a tankless heater?

We live in the Midwest in a large home that was built 20 years ago. At the time, we installed two 75-gallon gas water heaters, and the plumber did this in series, not parallel. We also have a system ...
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Does anyone know who the manufacturer of this window is?

Can you tell me who the manufacturer of this window is based on barcodes: Also is it cheaper to replace the whole window or just replace the broken glass?
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