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Thermostat T694B replacing with Honeywell SuitePRO TB6575A1000

Thermostat T694B replacing with Honeywell SuitePRO TB6575A1000 Apartment building with switchover heating/cooling, so presumably two-pipe system. Button-wiring mapping: Lo: 1 Med: 2 Hi: 3 Summer: 4 ...
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Fix puncture in Ikea Linmon table

I'm using an ikea linmon plywood table 150x75 as a desk and the monitor stand I've been using did this at some point over the weekend. Looking for a cheap fix to help keep the structure of the table. ...
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Blower Fans Turn On Before Furnace Ignites

I have not relocated/changed the thermostat or had any work done on my furnace. The fans turn on well before the furnace starts giving off warm air, which blows a lot of cold air into my home. I have ...
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What to do about water in ceiling from leak?

Some water leaked from my upstairs neighbor's bathroom into the ceiling of my bathroom. I noticed it when I saw drips coming from my fan/lighting fixture. I don't know the total amount of water that ...
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Wiring AC ARC Welding machine Three Phase

I sold my inverter machine to buy a three phase arc welding machine because I read it's more solid, but I can't figure out how to wire it, the seller is clueless he doesn't know what is the difference ...
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Microwave sometimes starts running when door is closed

My microwave has an intermittent problem where after closing the door it immediately starts running. Sometimes this means it runs for a few seconds and stops and other times it seems to run for much ...
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Can I run low voltage undercabinet lighting wire under overhead microwave oven above the stove

I would like to run low voltage undercabinet lighting wire (in PVC covering) under an overhead microwave oven above a gas stove. Otherwise, I would have to drill many holes in the cabinetry to go up ...
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Pulling treads and risers back into position in a housed / closed stringer staircase

I recently moved into an 80+ year old house and am looking to fix up the main staircase. It seems to be the original (oak?) wood stair that is built using the closed / housed / mortised stringers that ...
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Natural Gas Furnace: Lights but shuts off occasionally

Situation: Nest thermostat shows that the furnace is running, but its not and no error codes are displayed on the furnace. This happens about once per day where it seems the furnace doesn't ignite ...
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Need help identifying this old style fuse box

I’m in the middle of replacing this 30 amp fuse box, but I’m not sure if this is that safest way to just replace with the same fuse box or if they even make it to this day.to be honest it looks over ...
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Why can't I find a listed single pole dual smart switch?

I've been looking for ages for a smart switch to replace an analog single pole dual switch like this. Everything I am able to find on Amazon, or really anywhere, is cheap foreign-made and not UL or ...
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How do I connect this Hansgrohe kitchen faucet to my water supply?

See the end of the supply lines in the photos. These are not threaded, so I guess this done by compression? I've used compression fittings before on 1/2 copper, but I've never seen this before on a ...
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Varnishing at low temperatures

I need to varnish (I have an oil-based polyurethane) some piece of furniture. I can't do this in my house, but I could do it in garage, however I worry about the temperature, obviously the garage is ...
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Is this small stepped crack under window a worry?

We recently bought a house, nothing like subsidence come up on our survey, we went for a full survey. We have noticed a small stepped crack under the window outside the front. No evidence of any issue ...
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What is this coving profile?

This coving is all around my house, but some needs repair and I can't match it. It's a "C" profile with a lip at the bottom. I thought perhaps the lip was a separate picture rail or ...
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Can I add a socket to my boiler power circuit?

I would like to add a socket for my daughter to charge her phone and tablet. The easiest place to get power from is where the power runs to the boiler. It's a single cable (not on a ring) coming ...
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What type of paint do I need for Bannisters and Windowsill?

I have decorators coming next month who will be repainting the hand rail for the stairs and a windowsill. What type of paint do I need for these? The existing handrail looks varnished and is Mahogany ...
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What type of lightbulb is this?

I need to replace a faulty lightbulb but it's not one I've come across before. It's being used in a light fixture in my washroom above the vanity. Can anyone here identify it? I'm hoping I can order ...
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My dryer on my laundry center stopped working

Can i run my laundry center on 120v for the washer portion only and disconnect the dryer completely? I only have 1 240v outlet and a 120v outlet with a 20 amp breaker. I called a repair shop and they ...
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How to fit a damper in duct?

I've seen some videos on how to fit a damper in a duct but his damper had only one spindle, requiring a single hole. The dampers in my local store, however, have two spindles, at 180 degrees, meaning ...
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What is the name of the resetting ratchet component found most often in head rests?

There is a component which I've seen most often in car seat headrests which acts as a ratchet. You can pull the headrest forward and it will lock at steps until you pull it too far, and it will reset ...
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How do I move a drain pipe move into a wall?

My washer drain pipe is in the floor, but I want to put it in the wall. How would I go about moving the drain's location? The drain pipe goes under the trailer
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Sewer Line Opening - Makeshift Vent or Rodents?

In the crawl space beneath my house, the sewer line has a branch that runs right to the crawl space entry/vent. The end cap has a jagged hole: Not sure if it's been that way since I bought it (...
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what can cause 66 volts at 110 outlets in my moble home

I went to hookup a 110 volt hottub, but when we plugged it in we only got 66 volts. I then tried another plug in the house - 66 volts. I went to another building, my shop, which has its own breaker ...
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DCS RGU-366 Oven will no longer heat

I have: DCS RGU 366-N oven What happened: Wife ran oven with the door slightly open, heating up all control knobs. Symptoms: Oven will no longer heat up. Ring-light for oven knob no longer lights up. ...
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Dead circuit / outlets

I have a handful of electrical outlets that went dead. I have a Kolsol F02 wire locator that I used to identify the circuit breaker they are on, and it seems like I have connectivity from the breaker ...
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How would you frame this chimney chase?

FYI: No inspections or permits, I live in the middle of mostly nowhere. But, of course want to do this "right". Details: While face on the right is 9/12, face on chimney side is 11/12. This ...
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Hooking up Ecobee smart thermostat

I purchased a new Ecobee thermostat. I don't have central air, so heat only. My gas fired hot water boiler has the wires from the thermostats (Red and White) going to the T1/T1 and T2/T2 terminals. ...
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Where could the water leaking from in my Dishwasher?

It will only leak during the first 2 minutes of the cycle and than cleans the dishes fine. The leaking is from somewhere at the bottom of the case in the center where the arm and filters are housed, ...
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How do I porperly identify which sensor wires are which for my pre-wired garage door openers?

I am going to install 2 garage door openers and I'm stuck on wiring the sensors. For each garage door I have 1 x 22-2 wire on one side of the door and 2 x 22-2 wire runs on the other side of the door. ...
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Sun room hvac heating and air

I have a screened porch with one side brick and three walls screens. The ceiling is 1/2 inch plywood. The window guys from window world are coming out in a week or two to install windows and remove ...
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Identify if this is a load bearing wall from the blue print

We are exploring the remodeling of our kitchen, and wondering if this wall between living room and kitchen is load bearing ? I have attached the blue print and photo. Are there any indications in the ...
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Grout on floor next to shower pan wet

My shower is 2 years old. It has an acrylic Pan, tiled wall all the way to the ceiling and frameless glass doors. About a month ago I started getting moisture on the floor next to the back rear corner ...
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How do I remove this type of screw/insert?

How do I remove this type of screw? These are on the corners of a bed frame we are trying disassemble
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Tips for avoiding floor impact noise

We had a 2-story extension built, complies with earthquake code in Oregon. It only has a sub-floor right now but the impact noise from the bedroom to the kitchen downstairs is shocking. The final ...
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Video Wall Mount in the home

Anyone installed a video wall mount for non-commercial TV. I was thinking to purchase an MV70 Video Wall mount because it is fixed and easy to pull out and push back into the canvas. Your thoughts and ...
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Best way to finish off this stair trim

Looking for ideas please on the best way to complete this trim. Do I run the 1/4 round to the floor and trim the baseboard to fit, or run the baseboard to the stairs and [somehow] match the 1/4 round ...
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Proper tool for installing engineered wood flooring

Lauzon 3 1/4 planks, tongue-and-groove. To clarify, it's the stuff with 1/8" real wood on top. Over OSB sub-floor. This is all new construction. About 500 sf right now, but another 500 sf about 6 ...
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If I pull an electrical permit for my home in FL can I hire a licensed journeyman electrician to do part of the work?

If I pull my own electrical permit for adding a subpanel and 2 circuits in my Escambia County, FL home, can I hire a licensed journeyman electrician to do all or part of the work with me? He cannot ...
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THHN use with Blue Plastic Romex Connector Switch/Outlet Boxes

I extended my patio, added a pool, and a pool half bath (CMU construction) and now I am getting ready to wire it all together. I planed to use 4 blue plastic boxes (1x 4 gang, 1x 2 gang, & 2x ...
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Does drywall surrounding breaker panel pose fire risk?

My breaker panel for my house is covered partially by drywall. We are located in maryland but this house is built in the 80s so I’m guessing code back then was not super strict about this. The ...
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Repurpose old compressor

I recently came across someone who was throwing away an old craftsman air-tank and compressor. They claimed the compressor did now work anymore as it would never build pressure. I had an old ...
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How to find my IRC zone?

I'm replacing old insulation in a 1962 cape cod style house in the Baltimore area and trying to determine if I need vapor barrier. The more I research, the more complicated the answer becomes. The IRC ...
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Where is the grounding in this fixture box

We are replacing a light fixture and I removed the old one and am having trouble understanding the grounding here. There are 3 twisted together copper wires up there that you can see in the photo. Are ...
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Multiple concentric vent kits

I have two concentric vent kits I need to poke through the roof. One is for my furnace and the other for my tankless water heater. I want to place them near each other for aesthetic reasons, but I ...
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Are transition strips necessary in doorway for same level tile to tile?

I removed the carpet in a room and now I am installing wood like ceramic tile. There is existing 12" by 12" ceramic tile in the hallway. Both Tiles are the same level. The wood-like is light ...
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What's the best way to connect up the outlet of a plastic tube so it doesn't clog?

I have a fountain/stream setup in my front yard. Water comes out of the bottom of the fountain, goes through a stream, and at the end of the stream is a pump that sends the water back to the fountain ...
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The front of my stove top gets very hot when the oven is on. This is an electric range with smooth glass top

The front of my stove top gets very hot when the oven is on. This is an electric range with smooth glass top. I saw a similar question about a range with coil burners Is there a quick solution to my ...
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Install new Shingles with Copper flashing

I had a roofing company install new roof with new shingles and copper flashing (pictures attached). Can the experts please provide suggestions if the copper flashing looks fine or does something needs ...
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How are electric range drip pans measured?

I have an electric range and the drip pans need replaced, I've seen measurements on the new drippans but what is it that they measure? Is it the radius, the diameter, or the circumference of the drip ...

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