Scottie H
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Tips for repairing a large, shallow drywall scratch?
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All you've done is "Knock the Mud Off". The thin layer of joint compound on the wall. I would use Spackling and a flat bladed putty knife. Spackling Putty Knife There are plenty of YouTube ...

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Light fixture goes out just before flush to ceiling
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For folks reading this in the future: I have also found that, with 3 or more wires, sometimes the wire-nut does not screw on all the way, leaving some of the bare wire exposed. May not always be easy ...

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Why do two of three bulbs burn out in my light fixtures?
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I have had this problem in the past. I agree with @Ed Beal's Answer (socket) and @manassehkatz comment (heat). When I have had this problem, I noticed that sometimes it was simply a cheap light bulb....

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How can I diffuse the light coming out of recessed LED lamps?
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Silk is known to soften lighting, but it's expensive & attaching it to the cans would be problematic. IMHO. I don't like the harshness of LED bulbs either. I replace them. There are various ...

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Equalizing upstairs and downstairs temperatures when A/C is on
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This is a common problem in warehouses and homes with high ceilings. You could use a ceiling fan. A device similar to this was designed for such a purpose. You can reverse the air flow based upon the ...

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Trying to find a way to shut the power off in the detached garage without having to go back to the house to turn off the breakers
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If it were me, I would get a disconnect box, similar to this: Disconnect Box -Home Depot- Note: I am assuming that you have only 1 circuit in your garage. With this box, I would splice the wires ...

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Why do I need batteries to use solar when the grid is down?
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Not to be a cynic: Any solar powered system that requires batteries does not pay (where grid power is available). That being said, this seems odd to me. I've always learned that the batteries power ...

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