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You can try something like Goo Gone in a small area. But also check out available leather cleaners to look for something made for more than just regular maintenance. I also own this attachment, which I use when applying cleaner / conditioner to leather. You do need a drill to attach it to. If you don't plan / want to do any sort of detail work on your ...


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That's happened to me before and I used bug spray, sponge to scrub, and a rag to wipe off. It worked great.


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Try different solvents on the bag to see what removes the ink. The try an effective solvent on an inconspicuous bit of upholstery to see if it damages it. You might need to make a paste of the solvent and an absorbent material, such as diatomaceous earth (used in swimming pool filters), to keep the solvent in place and to wick away the stain. Look online ...


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Absolutely you can repair it! A photo would be helpful to give us a idea what is needed, etching and adding a new layer or maybe a thin stone veneer to help it look original. I have etch granite steps that were worn over 100 years a thin layer of mortar holding a 1/4 inch granite slab on top of the steps was approved and later awarded for a restoration ...


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For minor repairs I have used lacquer sticks with much success. There are videos of people who really know how to use the sticks to make repairs like you need. You could try it yourself with practice. The sticks are not a big investment. Paint could be used too, as in faux finish, but that is definitely an acquired touch.


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Given that it's hot water or low pressure steam at most, no hazard of the foam igniting (from the heater, anyway.) Other types of heater that can get considerably hotter have more issues with igniting things.


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This is not a GFCI plug, it is an LCDI plug. The copper pigtail 4th wire is a dead giveaway. The bare wire is a mesh that surrounds the hot and neutral wire. The circuit detects if there is a Leakage Current between the hot and neutral wires and the surrounding mesh, which would indicate a damaged cable. The purpose of this is to prevent a fire hazard. ...


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Honestly? The easiest fix is to replace the whole towel rail, at your own cost. The only tools you'll need is a large Phillips screwdriver, and perhaps some cleaning products for the wall. The only critical measurement is the overall length. So take the old one off the wall, and go visit a hardware store. The US has Lowes or Home Depot or Walmart or ...


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Here's what you do. Go to a big box with a good electrical department and look for RayChem or SolderSleeve butt splices, and some heavy duty heat shrink. I mean really heavy duty, not the stuff that sort of looks like in flattened tubes in the package. If it doesn't look like small black pipe you're looking at the wrong kind. Pick one that will fit over your ...


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I have done this several times. I have several spliced cords in my collection. Splicing is no big deal. I'm sure Youtube or Instructables will have detailed pics or vids of doing it. That said: One option with cutting tool is to wire a plug a short distance from the tool -- a foot to 18 inches. Now you can use whatever extension cord you have, using ...


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Alaska Man was being funny, but that really is the best course of action. Any splice you put in the cord will not be as strong as the rest of the cord and may snag on things and come loose depending on how you do it. It's just not a good option. If you cut near the middle, buy a male and female 3-prong plug end and make two extension cords out of it. If ...


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Vinyl cement patch is what you're probably after. It's designed to bond well and handle impacts and movement in thin applications much better than concrete or mortar. It can be feathered to a thin edge. Mix per the instructions on the package and apply with a wide putty knife or trowel. Be aware that you won't have good results spanning from one concrete ...


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If a repair fixes a problem, then in general one does not look for more things to do. Wait before you do anything more. In my experience the 240 V power line goes directly to the condensing unit outside. In the US there is usually no 240 V line to the air handler inside. In the US most residential air handlers use 120 V on an entirely different circuit from ...


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Golf tees work great. may need to drill out first to get enough of the tee in the space--coat with plenty of glue and allow time for it to completely dry. Cut carefully with utility knife.


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The knob hole looks larger than the knob. I want to know if the hole is 2-1/8" (54mm) diameter. If it is, then you have a standard doorknob hole, but the wrong doorknob assembly. If it is larger than 2-1/8", then have the landlord or home insurer fix it, because this is a big, big mistake! What were they thinking? There is no reason I know of to drill ...


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I did this once. I didn't notice it came off until I wiped it off. I just sanded the whole top of the table until it was bare wood and re-stained it and added a polyurethane on top. Looks new.


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I'm guessing the outer ring of the back-plate unscrews to reveal the two machine screws that hold the handles on the door. It looks like the face of the door was drilled too big for the chosen handle. The proper fix is to replace the handles with ones designed for that size of hole or to replace the door. it may be possible to cut a ledge around the ...


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Yes, this can be remedied by using a "goof plate" pictured below. If the outer diameter of the lockset is 2" or larger this plate will work. I do believe they make smaller ones if the lockset is smaller. The UPC for this product is 049793095244- Model # U-9524. Package includes 2 pieces-One for each side.


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I believe that part is factory assembled, not removable. You may want to check with the manufacturer, if there's a local 800 number. Maybe they'll give you a brand new one.


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If you have water backing up your drain line is partially plugged or under sized. I would fix the problem back pressure on the washer pump may cause it to fail much sooner than normal. If the line is backing up it would be advisable to run a snake down the line to clear it out. Many homes have a clean out close to washers but not all. Snaking the line would ...


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Look at and read the instruction sheet that is usually in the box with the new faucet. If it is a cartridge type , the cartridge may be installed in reverse or backwards.


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Last month I installed a GE 1000-sq ft Window Air Conditioner with Heater (230-Volt; 17600-BTU) in a well insulated and Sheetrocked 750 sq ft workshop/garage. The building is for housing my project cars, power tools, machines, etc., so my goal was to have 40% to 50% relative humidity to prevent atmospheric corrosion. I was disappointed the unit keeps the ...


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I had to do this for someone once. Jack is correct. I don't know where they got the bands, but I found that if you soak them in boiling water for a few minutes, they become much more plyable and then tighten up as they cool down.


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You've got to pull the band toward you when you're at the edge of the chair and get some slack where the band goes around the frame. Then use a screwdriver to gently pry the band out of the slot on the frame. If it's an old band there's a chance it will break when you try to pry it out. If you're successful then do the other side. Installing them is just the ...


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Check the four corners of the table, underneath it. There should be a bolt or two coming from each leg thru the frame with a washer and nut on it. Get an adjustable wrench and tighten all the nuts. Good luck.


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If the steel legs are hollow, you could possibly drive some steel rebar pieces vertically and get 4 people to help you set it down on the ground over the 4 exposed rebars. Parts: 4 pieces of 6 foot long rebar's ( Home Depot /Lowe's sells 6ft length rebars. Tools: Mini Sledge hammer To do: Drive 4ea 6 ft rebar's into the ground 3-4ft deep Theory: If ...


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