Tester101
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If metal expands when heated, how does heating a bolt loosen it?
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Should old knob and tube wiring be replaced?
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Are push in connectors up to code?
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How can I remove a really stuck screw?
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I have a basement floor with lots of moisture, can I paint or seal it to make it waterproof?
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Does Pex tubing have any advantages over copper?
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25 votes
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How can it be dangerous to feed a water heater from two separate panels?
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What do you do/ask when hiring a contractor
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Can cable splice devices be concealed?
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What is the optimal configuration of a cross brace on a wooden gate?
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How can I remove a plank from the middle of the field?
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How do you sharpen a knife?
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Toilet paper to the left or right?
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13 votes
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Are tankless water heaters worth it in cold climates?
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How can I replace 2-prong receptacles in a code compliant way?
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What type of tape is used to seal vapor barrier seams?
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Is there a limit to the number of holes bored in a joist?
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How can I increase the heating efficiency of a forced air system?
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What is the recommended number of teeth for making finish cuts with a miter saw?
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What is the proper term for a latch that uses a loop and lever to draw things together?
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How can I protect a hardwood floor from a rolling office chair?
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8 votes
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Is it possible to vent two exhaust fans through a single wall penetration?
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8 votes
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Paper joint tape VS. Mesh joint tape
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8 votes
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Are generator interlock kits permitted in residential applications?
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8 votes
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Is there a way to thaw a frozen pipe, if you can't access the pipe?
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What is the best option for hiding wires to wall mounted TV?
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7 votes
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What's the best way to label a double gang box with two circuits
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What am I doing wrong while finishing drywall inside corners?
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How do I terminate coaxial cable in a crimp on F type connector?
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How to effectively fire a contractor and avoid liens or other legal issues