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mr blint
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Is oil normally this dirty after a 5-hour break-in period of a small inverter generator?

13 votes
6 answers
4k views

Tips for keeping a ladder steady when it is leaning against a sloped roof

12 votes
7 answers
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How can I remove 16GA finish nails from hardwood boards (to reuse the boards)?

6 votes
1 answer
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Am I using this respirator correctly?

5 votes
4 answers
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What kind of tubing comes with a kitchen sink sprayer?

4 votes
1 answer
729 views

Quick Release Pin spring mechanism

4 votes
3 answers
3k views

Is it possible to convert a (US) 240V 20A outlet into a single 120V 20A outlet using an adapter cable?

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

250V NEMA receptacle for a L6-20P plug

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

mini hex nuts for Leviton 20A GFCI?

4 votes
4 answers
12k views

Why does my tester not indicate voltage when a light switch is on?

4 votes
2 answers
11k views

Tapcon weight holding capability

4 votes
3 answers
7k views

What adhesive is typically used to "glue" a porcelain under-counter sink to a stone countertop

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

how to repair a concrete patio slab with crumbling edges

3 votes
2 answers
8k views

Is it possible to trace a wire to a breaker if you don't have access to the conductor?

3 votes
3 answers
12k views

Is there a way to put Taco zone valves in a closed position?

3 votes
1 answer
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GFCI outlet in cabinet above under-cabinet range hood

3 votes
2 answers
395 views

What is the North American term for sand used in making mortar for laying a sandstone patio?

3 votes
2 answers
388 views

Whole-house surge protection: "intramural" surges

3 votes
2 answers
836 views

backflow-preventer valve: "shall provide protection where a potential health hazard does not exist": can it be used in a house?

3 votes
2 answers
671 views

Any trick to installing a double electric wall oven "whip" so it doesn't bunch up but slides backwards when the oven is pushed back into the cabinet?

2 votes
1 answer
150 views

Why can flagstone be set in sand atop compacted gravel but not in sand atop a concrete slab?

2 votes
4 answers
10k views

What causes this glass shower door hinge separation

2 votes
5 answers
1k views

How to balance hot-water heating system when farthest radiator stays cold

2 votes
3 answers
2k views

air-compressor size for continuous duty

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Top course of cedar shingle on a lean-to roof

1 vote
1 answer
32 views

Is roloc abrasive available in an elongated cylinder / tube shape?

1 vote
1 answer
82 views

confirming LED driver input and output requirements [closed]

1 vote
1 answer
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How to turn off old Mears M7-D thermostat controlling electric baseboard heating

1 vote
2 answers
60 views

Cutting and welding a BBQ lid to make it narrower

1 vote
1 answer
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anchoring a beam made from dimensional lumber to concrete piers