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Jimmy Fix-it
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My inflatable hot tub says "don't use with an extension cord"... but can I?

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Can I safely plug a two prong plug into an extension cord with a ground socket?

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Setting cut depth on a circular saw

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A 1" T fits the pipe and a 1" valve does not, why?

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How to finish wide gap in drywall at edge of ceiling

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How do you find helpers for larger DIY projects?

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How can I cut off the rusted closet bolts holding my toilet?

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Can I smooth a knockdown-textured ceiling with spackle?

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How can I eliminate one 3-way switch to leave just one switch on the lighting circuit it's on?

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How do I install this knee brace to my pergola post?

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How to convince plumber that there is a gas leak?

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How do I nicely cover this floor pipe in the basement?

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Pros and Cons of buildings permits

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Can insulation foam expand around window framing and cause warping?

15 votes

Why would a metal file have a cancer warning?

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Why is my drywall mud cracking?

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What is the proper term for a latch that uses a loop and lever to draw things together?

13 votes

How do I disable smoke alarms?

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What is this part near the entry point to my irrigation system

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Why does the overflow pipe on a water heater open to the floor?

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How to address crumbling garage floor?

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How can I temporarily remedy root clogs in an inaccessible pipe?

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Why did city utility work require me to modify my faucet aerator?

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Are rechargeable 9-volt batteries suitable for use in smoke detectors?

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Is cutting a DIY spline channel around the openings of our wood screen porch a good plan?

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What is this fastener attaching electrical box to concrete wall and how do I remove it?

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How can I repair a toilet that is leaking at the base?

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How to make the door shut on its own after opening?

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Why won't propane come out of my nearly-new propane tank?

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Can I plaster over metal lath without a backing material?

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