Yehuda_NYC
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Where are this flys coming from
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My guess is that the flies came inside on some fruit or veggie. They came in as little larvae and then hatched as adult flies. They did not all hatch at the same time, so after you killed the adults,...

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Dishwasher drain backing up into sink
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There is an (exhaust) hose from the dishwasher to the garbage disposal in your sink. In many installations, that hose is just draped along the bottom of your sink cabinet. That positioning of the ...

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How to improve this table stability?
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Leg levelers come in various sizes and shape (e.g., http://www.amazon.com/Combination-Leg-Equalizer-Set-4/dp/B001DT32PC/ref=pd_sim_sbs_200_2?ie=UTF8&dpID=41%2Bdv2zCIzL&dpSrc=sims&preST=...

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Can I add more insulation to my attic?
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From your diagram and description, it seems the ridge vent allows cold or hot air to flow below the insulation. In that case, the insulation will have little effect. Also, since there are no vents on ...

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Connecting a light-switch to turn thermostat on/off? (re: basement heat)
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Yes, it is possible and relatively easy since it is all low voltage and simple circuitry. If you have multiple heat zones, you need to be sure you have the termostat controlling the basement zone. ...

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What is this receptacle called?
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With your help I learned that the twist connector receptacle on the generator is an L5-30 and the regular 3 prong 120v outlet plug is called a 5-20. So I ended up getting this adaptor: http://www.zoro....

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How to Lower the Ouptut of Oversized Furnace
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My Trane (5 yr old) has different possible blower settings for the heat and non-heat periods. My house was getting chilly in spots. So, I turned the fan up during the periods when the thermostat was ...

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Drain hose of washing machine too low?
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If you have the room, you could put in a slop sink. Then the water can drain more slowly, no matter how fast the washing machine exhausts.

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Adding a switch to a light circuit
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In brief, all you need to do is put a simple on-off switch in series with the spots. The existing switch will then control power to the spots and the fluorescent but if the new switch is off, the ...

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How can I maintain the water level in a toilet bowl during extended periods of disuse?
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I had this problem also and (almost) solved the problem by floating a plastic bowl in the toilet bowl. The plastic bowl covers almost all of the water surface. Before doing this, the water level in ...

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Is a 200 amp panel adequate for my needs?
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The size of your main breaker should not be bigger than the capacity of the feed to the house will support. If you think you need a larger main breaker than the feed to your house supports, you need ...

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Light switch tripping
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It sounds like your connecting the wires together has caused a short. Why did you connect the two wires together?

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GFCI installation in bathroom switch box doesn't work as expected
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If you want a GFI outlet and don't need the old light, you might try this. Sacrifice the light. Twist the two wires that fed the light together and put a cover on the box that fed the old light. ...

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I'm thinking of upgrading to a 200 amp service
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If you have had no problems with your electricity, why change the panel? Changing it costs money, probably a few thousand if an electrician does the work. I run my house with 70 amp service. ...

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