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32 votes
10 answers
30k views

How do I stop a creek from eroding my steep embankment?

16 votes
5 answers
17k views

How do electric hot water heaters explode and what can be done to prevent that from happening?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

What type of bolt is only threaded at the tip

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

Snowblower auger spins easily and does not turn impeller

5 votes
7 answers
4k views

What type of black metal can be used as furniture hardware?

4 votes
2 answers
924 views

Are the individual breakers and branch circuits on a service main truly isolated from one another?

4 votes
3 answers
3k views

Brand new exterior paint is failing (bubbling) on old cedar siding

4 votes
3 answers
4k views

Properly grounding junction box for conduit transition

4 votes
1 answer
423 views

Window anatomy, by example

4 votes
3 answers
3k views

4-Wire Hookup for GE Electric Stove

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Where to measure your windows from (for replacement)?

3 votes
3 answers
2k views

Reducing two drains from a double sink down to one, that are connected by a loop

3 votes
1 answer
125 views

What metrics determine whether a zone valve is a suitable replacement for another?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to tell whether a breaker panel can meet certain electrical requirements

3 votes
3 answers
719 views

How to test whether or not a breaker is powering a zone valve and thermostat?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to convert wet/dry to dry mode?

2 votes
2 answers
298 views

Finding guards for your gutters when you don't know the make or model

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

Does leaving fridge doors open several minutes at a time lead to partial freezing of food?

2 votes
2 answers
740 views

Is clamp meter misreading or am I using it incorrectly?

2 votes
3 answers
2k views

Removing baseboard heater/heating loop and purging air

2 votes
1 answer
255 views

Replacing leaking valve where the only upstream source is at the hot water tank itself

1 vote
1 answer
91 views

Staples or nails for installing this particular type of engineered flooring?

1 vote
2 answers
213 views

Can I add spacer material for my fireplace in between foundation and hearth stone?

1 vote
1 answer
74 views

Anchor identification for custom shelving

1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Test if pantry framing is load-bearing?

1 vote
2 answers
6k views

What does the ground wire on a light's mounting bracket connect to?

1 vote
2 answers
578 views

Release rope opens garage door but not the opener or door arm

1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Fixing a leaking p-trap when the outlet pipe has a lip on it

1 vote
1 answer
179 views

Is there a term for cutting, planing and jointing wood?

1 vote
4 answers
267 views

Reliably straight fences/guides for making ripcuts with circular saws