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22 votes
6 answers
8k views

Does unblocking power bar outlets through short extension cords increase fire risk?

9 votes
6 answers
15k views

Must outdoor GFCI power outlets be covered?

6 votes
2 answers
57k views

What is involved when replacing wood paneling with drywall?

4 votes
1 answer
20k views

Are there masks that will reduce polyurethane's VOCs?

3 votes
1 answer
174 views

Are wooden kitchen counters meant to be shaved (with a planer) to continue looking tidy?

3 votes
3 answers
691 views

Can a large hole be reliably drilled in a table _by hand_?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

What is an effective duck repellent for a swimming pool?

2 votes
2 answers
5k views

How do I seal ventilation vents while sanding a hardwood floor?

2 votes
2 answers
678 views

How to strengthen the plastic thread for repeated attaching/detaching of a garden hose?

2 votes
2 answers
362 views

What material provides semi-permanent, strong bonding with a concrete floor?

2 votes
7 answers
15k views

How did the sideboards come to be raised over a hardwood floor?

2 votes
3 answers
101 views

What is the chance of success when clearing a downspout from the bottom rather than the top?

2 votes
1 answer
139 views

Can hand-rub poly be poured (in drops) then spread?

2 votes
1 answer
148 views

Contraption for hanging a mirror

2 votes
2 answers
8k views

Must trim paint (for baseboards) be gloss or semi-gloss, or can it be flat? [closed]

1 vote
2 answers
2k views

Is cooking oil suitable for curing a newly sanded wooden kitchen countertop or cutting board?

1 vote
1 answer
113 views

Hose repair using a clamp

1 vote
3 answers
3k views

Are foam brushes suitable for applying wood stain, or is a cloth necessary? Is "rubbing in" required?

1 vote
3 answers
2k views

How to clean wood dust without permanently clogging a wet/dry vacuum's paper filter?

1 vote
2 answers
123 views

Fixing a slowly leaking toilet tank

1 vote
2 answers
1k views

Fine tuning the location of an office chair on thick carpets

1 vote
1 answer
125 views

What is the name of a liquid coupler between a wet/dry vac and a hose?

1 vote
1 answer
224 views

Is it prudent to unclog kitchen sink with boiling water?

1 vote
1 answer
189 views

Filtered water in a glass container

1 vote
1 answer
62 views

Are these steps for refreshing a patio floor correct?

1 vote
1 answer
404 views

Does oil-based polyurethane have any residual toxicity past setting?

1 vote
1 answer
3k views

How to hang a heavy mirror with rotating support hinges?

1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Hanging a heavy object with the help of a plywood beam (due to a mismatch with studs)

1 vote
3 answers
7k views

Is a "painting pad / sponge square" indeed the way to get a smooth wood surface after applying polyurethane?

1 vote
3 answers
2k views

Does a router smooth edges significantly more than a jigsaw?