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Niall C.
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How best can I discover what is up with my electrical bill?

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Which way is up? (electric outlet)

37 votes
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How do I rehang a wooden door with worn screw holes?

34 votes

How can I get rid of a mouse in my house?

29 votes
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Why are 2x4s really 1.5"x3.5"?

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Why are homes wired using solid wire rather than stranded?

22 votes
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How can I get rid of a mouse in my house?

22 votes
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What grit sandpaper should I use between coats of polyurethane?

22 votes

I added insulation to my attic rafters, but should I have left room for airflow?

21 votes
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Is flushing a waterheater a good idea?

20 votes
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Is it normal to have a light switch setup using only the hot wire?

20 votes
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Why would a single electric receptacle stop working?

19 votes
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Is this electrical junction up to code?

19 votes

What is the best order for interior painting (walls, trim, windows, etc.)?

18 votes
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How can I stop bulbs from buzzing when dimmed?

18 votes
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Should I put caulk/silicone at base of toilet on hardwood floors?

16 votes
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How do I build shelves on non-square (>90 degrees) walls?

16 votes
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What quick and dirty tool/method should I use for cutting scrap drywall?

16 votes
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How do I clean a 96-gallon automated trash can?

16 votes
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Can I use an LED bulb in a 3-Way fixture?

15 votes
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What is the right way to connect 7 conductors in an electrical box?

15 votes
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Why are my downlights constantly blowing?

15 votes
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Is it frequent to use two Ethernet cables for one phone line?

15 votes
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How do I fix a leaking connector between my garden hose and faucet?

15 votes
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What is the cloth around my dishwasher and do I need it?

15 votes

Is there a way to simply splice in an additional length of 12/2 NM-B cable?

14 votes
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Why doesn't the main breaker shut off power for house?

13 votes
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Why are progressively larger drywall knives used after each mudding pass?

13 votes

Why is my dryer taking longer to dry clothes?

13 votes

Can a stud have a power line IN it?

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