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Justin Grant
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31 votes
10 answers
5k views

Is is safe to use LED strips that shine onto stair risers instead of directly onto treads?

17 votes
8 answers
7k views

How to (more) securely attach a latch to a frequently-used wooden gate

9 votes
1 answer
25k views

How can I fix a hairline crack in a thin wood panel of an exterior door?

9 votes
4 answers
15k views

Why would a CFL bulb dim by itself after 60 seconds?

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

How can I ensure portable generator success during a long natural disaster?

6 votes
2 answers
697 views

Do I need water protection over tile grout in my bathtub?

6 votes
4 answers
10k views

Fixing a large (1/8"-wide) crack in a wood exterior door panel

6 votes
7 answers
173k views

how to unscrew faucet valve stem when it's stuck?

5 votes
1 answer
33k views

Can I put a second layer of caulk over newly installed caulk to fill a gap?

5 votes
1 answer
8k views

Are there octagonal box extenders that are slimmer than 1 1/2" deep?

4 votes
1 answer
19k views

Is it okay that a Leviton 9860-LHG CFL lampholder has no ground wire?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

What kind of light can I install in a small, low-ceiling coat closet?

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I patch a 3'x3' hole in a ceiling made up of plaster, lath, and metal mesh?

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to service a washer if there's a dryer stacked on top?

2 votes
0 answers
167 views

Do IP65-rated LED strips need a wet-rated channel enclosure too?

2 votes
1 answer
3k views

Adding an additional stop valve to existing supply stop valve

2 votes
2 answers
5k views

Feed-through vs. non-feed-through GFCI for kitchen backsplash?

2 votes
2 answers
20k views

gas line location for natural gas clothes dryer

1 vote
4 answers
829 views

standalone pump options for leaky below-grade room

1 vote
1 answer
794 views

alternatives to >$120 replacement clock for old Magic Chef gas range

1 vote
1 answer
10k views

Tailpiece too long for new chrome J-Bend in kitchen sink drain repair

1 vote
1 answer
531 views

advice for cantilever on temporary, free-standing wood structure

1 vote
2 answers
960 views

How to replace an odd-size (2 1/4" x 1 7/8") downspout elbow?

1 vote
0 answers
124 views

Outdoor LED strip enclosure that aims light towards the floor?

1 vote
1 answer
626 views

Where to attach hook and eye to prop a hinged casement window open?

1 vote
1 answer
117 views

Ears less adjustable for 3.5" deep metal boxes vs. 2.75" deep boxes

0 votes
0 answers
119 views

Toto TSU99A.X toilet fill valve settings for (old) MS854 1.6gpf toilet

0 votes
0 answers
57 views

Amana refrigerator evaporator fan (that spins OK when hardwired to AC) won't spin inside refrigerator despite 125V input voltage

0 votes
0 answers
147 views

Will dishwasher be OK for a few days with broken retaining tab at the bottom of the overflow float assembly?

0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Adding a shelf in a laundry closet that can support a 150lb clothes dryer