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virtualxtc
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  • North Bergen, NJ, USA
15 votes
8 answers
173k views

What are the pros and cons of adding a vapor barrier behind shower backer board?

7 votes
1 answer
312 views

Do I need a wall thimble for thermal separation with a category III venting appliance?

4 votes
2 answers
26k views

What is a "wet edge" and how do I maintain one?

3 votes
5 answers
12k views

How can I prevent sewer gas coming from the drain of an infrequently used shower?

3 votes
3 answers
42k views

Should I replace my magnetron? Is there anything else upstream of the mode stirrer?

3 votes
3 answers
23k views

My light switch make a loud noise when used slowly; does it need to be replaced / fixed?

2 votes
4 answers
17k views

What are the steps to cutting polyurethane?

2 votes
3 answers
3k views

Can I run PEX directly into my clothes washer?

2 votes
2 answers
582 views

How should I seal a butt joint in a tight space?

2 votes
1 answer
3k views

How should I repair small tears in the kraft paper insulation caused while running a new water line?

1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Does the orientation of the 'Y' in the wye strainer matter?

1 vote
1 answer
882 views

Metallic smell when HVAC Unit. fires up. What could it be?

1 vote
1 answer
6k views

DIY poly-jacking?

1 vote
2 answers
1k views

Is there some type of coating I can use to prevent condensate on my HVAC ducts?

1 vote
1 answer
208 views

Can you identify these large pipe shaped chunks that came out of my cold water tap?

1 vote
3 answers
2k views

Can I put the burner head in the oven during self cleaning?

1 vote
1 answer
8k views

Dishwasher pump is crackling [video]; is it obstructed or does it need to be replaced?

1 vote
2 answers
42k views

What style notched trowel should I use to lay 6"x24" ceramic on a shower wall?

1 vote
3 answers
7k views

What's the best way to shave off 1/8 of an inch from hardie board?

1 vote
1 answer
1k views

What could cause a 5 year old valves to corrode so quickly

1 vote
4 answers
12k views

How should I go about a partial (bottom 1/5) exterior wall stud replacement?

0 votes
1 answer
841 views

My boiler's gas burner tube is catching fire, how do I fix this?

0 votes
1 answer
690 views

How do I determine if my chimney draft is correct?

0 votes
2 answers
3k views

Do I need separate expansion tanks for my boiler and hot water heater?

0 votes
0 answers
204 views

What would cause mortar to have a patchy finish?

0 votes
1 answer
145 views

Reduced flow from bathroom faucet but not anywhere else

0 votes
0 answers
310 views

I cleaned the fridge and it still smells. What part should I clean / replace?

0 votes
1 answer
353 views

What should I use to fix chips in veneer plaster?

0 votes
0 answers
295 views

What should I use to patch curved surfaces over horse hair plastered lath?

0 votes
1 answer
30k views

One of my breaker switches buzzes when I flip it on, should I replace it?