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    Re: clogged dwv pipe

    works for me. thanks
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    clogged dwv pipe

    i recently had a nasty waste pipe clog in the floor. i had to call a sewer service to handle it. thank the heavens they're out there. i know things like this don't happen over night. i'm just...
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    cedar table top finish

    made a 36" round cedar table top for my semi inclosed porch with roof. i`d like to put a durable clear finish on it. any suggestions on a good product to use, please? thank you.
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    laundry room help

    relocating an outdated laundry room from the basement to a first floor bedroom that`s next to the main bathroom. anyplace out there, where i can turn to get updated ideas for this project, like...
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    a couple a/c things please

    with central a/c,living in jersey, should i just lock the thermostat at one temp. or should i program it? someone is usually home around the clock.
    another thing, are those ac coil misters really...
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    recaulking tub

    after i remove old caulking, i`d like to apply something like a fungicide just for peace of mind before i apply new caulking. is there anything suggestions? thank you
  7. Thread: formica?

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    formica?

    does anyone know if fomica counter top, i guess it`s either 1/32 or 1/16 thick, can be purchased wider than 30"? locally, it seems only 30" is available. thank you
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    Re: constuction adhesive?

    i agree but in this case, like i mentioned, i don`t have much room at all, thickness wise. so i figured maybe an adhesive,like liquid nails or locktite would work. wondering if anyone had ever used...
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    constuction adhesive?

    i`m putting down treated 1x6 planks on a concrete porch. i would like to use adhesive for this. the planks will be trapped between a brick wall and siding and won`t be able to shift anyway at all....
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    Re: shower & tub diverter systems?????

    thank you all for the info. just wondering, did anyone ever do a conversion? go from an 8" 2 valve setup to a single lever diverter. i don`t have a lot of access (room) behind the diverter and the...
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    shower & tub diverter systems?????

    :confused: with all the choices out there, it certainly is a mystery. i`m converting from a two valve to a one valve setup and for me there are just too many to choose from. it doesn`t appear...
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    Re: stairway handrail

    if you measure from the tread to rail on the top step then measure from tread to rail on the bottom step, it`s 2 inches higher at the bottom. i`m sure that`s not right and thank you.
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    stairway handrail

    i want to replace it and it`s not the same distance,from rail to step 2"diff.from top to bottom. anyone know if there is a certain distance i should be aware of:confused: thnx
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    eliminating a receptical

    when i redo a wall, i`m going to remove a recep. and eliminate it. should i cap the wires and leave the box and cover it or remove the box and cap the wires and let the wires fall inside? sorry if...
  15. Thread: toilet tank

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    toilet tank

    in years past, i heard mention of placing a brick or something along those lines in the toilet tank to help save on water usage. i guess in the old days when toilets used lots of water, it made...
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    Re: pilot light ?

    yes, i do have a separate source for domestic hot water and thank you.
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    pilot light ?

    should a pilot light be turned off in a heating system (boiler)hot water,baseboard or left on all year? thank you
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    pilot light

    is it ok to turn the pilot light off in a boiler hot water system or is it best leave it on all year round? thank you
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    diverter conversion?

    :confused:i have an old kohler diverter in my tub with valves on 8" centers. also , i`m dealing with a formica wall. is there a single handle diverter conversion out there that i can apply to my...
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