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Central A/C system: compressor froze, refrigerant lines sweating through insulation, outside fan won't shut off

The system definitely has ice on the evaporator coil. This could take many hours to thaw on its own (30 to 60 minutes is nowhere near long enough). I'll return to advise on clearing this problem later....
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lamp base fill material

You can buy cast iron weights made for this purpose. You could also buy used barbell weights from local online marketplaces, just find one the right size for your base. With a barbell weight you'll ...
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Rotten wood on the ground

Any real wood in that location will be a continuing problem. The design with the trim right on top of the stairs lends to constant wood rot from water. It is not practical to explore removing ...
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Thoughts on fixing old wooden front door?

That looks darn good for a 100 year old door. Start by sanding off the old finish. An orbital sander with 120 grit paper will do. You will have to get into the grooves by hand. ( not an easy of fun ...
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How to repair stone veneer corners broken off by screw anchors

I will expect this to be a 2 or 3 step process. It will require using tile grout, since it comes in colors that could match the color of your stone. You will need to mix up a small amount at a time to ...
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