Anthony Stevens
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Is this ceiling fan going to fall and cut off my head?
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Is this ceiling fan going to fall? There is nothing in the photo that tells me a fall is about to happen, but the installation looks poor, and I think you need to get under that cover. Will it cut ...

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Wood fence posts in clay
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I have heavy clay that won’t drain. I dipped the end of my pressure treated posts in liquid asphalt (roofing material) and let them dry before cementing them in. 20 years, and they are still in pretty ...

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What are the options for mitigating problems with an asphalt garage floor
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The DriCore subfloor panels are perfect for this. Your main concern will be the tongue and groove panels separating, so if they are not firmly held on all 4 sides by the inner walls, install an outer ...

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Can pressure treated wood be buried in concrete?
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The biggest problem with that approach is that the slightest lateral movement of the post is going to crack the concrete. It’s just too much leverage against a brittle substance. Since you are ...

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What's going on with this chimney?
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Normal settling cracks, would not be worried about it structurally. But... Is it sleeved? Is there a metal pipe inside the chimney? Most municipalities now require you to sleeve a masonry chimney that ...

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Can anyone help identify this spigot?
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There are signs that this is threaded onto a pipe nipple sticking out of the wall. It’s designed to take a wrench here. Now that being said, it looks like it’s been on there for decades. I would try ...

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How to mount TV on brick
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I agree with the earlier commenters that suggest drilling a clean hole thru the outer layers and into the brick. I am concerned about the use of “glue”. Anything “air dry” is not going to get any ...

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Rod fell into overflow pipe of tub pop-up drain
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These are cheap and a great addition to your toolbox. Provided it’s long enough, this should get a grip on it. .

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How can I keep a door closed without a damper?
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$3 solution here. The one thing I would add is a washer at the top to keep the spring from moving. As far as telling people it’s not locked, I would suggest a “Pull to Open” sign. https://youtu.be/...

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