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milesmeow
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  • Torrance, CA, USA
88 votes
2 answers
44k views

Why did my electrician put metal plates wherever the stud is drilled through?

30 votes
3 answers
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Is it bad practice to regularly turn a circuit breaker off/on?

12 votes
7 answers
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Do I need an industrial grade NEMA 14-50 receptacle for EVs?

12 votes
5 answers
25k views

Sealing space between counter and stainless stove

11 votes
1 answer
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What is this amber substance on the wood in my attic?

10 votes
8 answers
7k views

Pros and Cons of buildings permits

9 votes
1 answer
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What is the difference between dimmable and non-dimmable CFL bulbs?

9 votes
5 answers
39k views

Is there a way to design/create a shower that is less prone to mold?

8 votes
5 answers
14k views

What is the most effective way to get rid of silverfish?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

Do I need outdoor-rated cable for an exterior receptacle?

7 votes
2 answers
11k views

Spray bottle w/ vinegar solution...eventually makes spray bottle not work...why?

7 votes
5 answers
114k views

How do I get rid of mold from the bottom of a bath mat (where the suction cups are)?

6 votes
1 answer
13k views

Why did inspector ask to move P-trap above floor?

6 votes
1 answer
42k views

How to find out what breakers are compatible with my panel?

6 votes
3 answers
3k views

How should I fix a sagging door?

6 votes
3 answers
3k views

What to do with post with dry rot?

6 votes
1 answer
4k views

Breaker panel location next to sink. Is this okay?

5 votes
6 answers
133k views

What's the reason to sand after priming?

5 votes
2 answers
4k views

How to make a receptacle box flush with wall after it has been installed?

5 votes
5 answers
10k views

Does dark exterior paint hold and transfer more heat to an uninsulated house?

5 votes
1 answer
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Mold in grout or just stained by mold...is retiling needed?

5 votes
1 answer
38k views

How to fix a bathtub faucet that leaks only when the shower runs?

5 votes
1 answer
11k views

Is there a way to convert my regular toilet seat to one that's like a Toto...so the seat won't slam shut?

5 votes
4 answers
45k views

What are some alternatives to wall anchors?

4 votes
1 answer
757 views

Can we build some sort of ventilation system in our rental apartment?

4 votes
4 answers
1k views

What is your best wire management solution for an entertainment system and a home office? [closed]

4 votes
12 answers
62k views

How to get rid of fleas in an apartment with carpeted floors?

4 votes
2 answers
5k views

What are the proper steps needed to install a grounding rod?

4 votes
2 answers
11k views

Why do we need bonding at the gas water heater?

4 votes
5 answers
59k views

How do you retrofit an old house and ground it?

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