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Would you have done this pantry construction differently?
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Did he build it in place? I would've built it first, then installed it. That way you know it is squared up. You could use shim to plum and level the pantry. I would have him do it over

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Do we really need rain gutters?
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Directing the water away from the house is the main purpose. Also with a multi level home it helps prevent the water from running off of one roof to the lower roof and wearing the lower roof faster.

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Are there any serious dangers to using manual tools?
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None that I could think of. Just the usual hitting you finger with a hammer. Other than some minor cuts and scrapes I don't really see too much danger with manual tools. But I'm sure there are if the ...

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Running wires through conduit on outside of house to feed garage sub panel
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I learned here on the stackexchange that running wire outside is considered a wet location and THWN wire is needed, even if its in conduit.. The W is for wet locations.

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Copper tubing on refrigerator is leaking
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If it was a new install new ones should've been used. Make sure the fittings are tight. I really wouldn't use the old fittings which are most likely compression fittings

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Can you leave cold water running (inlet) through gas water heater - with the heating element actuall OFF?
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Should be alright, I cant think of anything that it would hurt especially since you're going to replace it in the near future. I had the controller on my new water heater go out last year. I called ...

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What is the most important thing to look for when buying a used trailer frame?
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You need to consider how much it will weigh. When built. Will you need just one axle? Or more. Look for rust, cracks along the frame. Look for anything that might be bent.

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How can i unscrew free bolt?
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You could try using some wire cutters. Squeeze the wire cutter blades under the head of the bolt. Use a screw gun with the right bit and spin the bolt, at the same time work the wire cutter under the ...

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Tightening Garden Hose to Hose Reel
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Make sure the gasket/oring is still in the hose fitting if not, get another one at your local hardware store. You could even try some Teflon tape.

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no hot water or cold water after installing faucts
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I assume by angle stops you mean shut off valves. I would back track from the sink. Shut off the valves under the sink and remove the lines. Then slowly open the valves to see if you have water ...

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What is this pipe beneath my tankless water heater?
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I believe that's the pressure relief valve. Where does the plastic pipe go to

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How to Remove Stuck Exterior Faucets
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Well, i haven't done too much plumbing but if you have enough room to use two pipe wrenches you could try and hold the pipe with one and turn the faucet with the other. You could even try some wd40 ...

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