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    Evaporator Coil Cleaning Issue

    Hi,
    I noticed a musty smell when I turn on the AC, so I researched and found that my evaporator coil might need to be cleaned. So I opened up the panel where it should be, and it looks very...
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    How to Restain a Deck?

    I stained the deck 4 years ago, and now the floorboards need more stain. However, if i just put the new stain on top of the old, the color is too dark and it looks glossy. Do I really have to...
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    Ceiling Fan Wiring

    Hi everyone. I'm installing a ceiling fan with light, that is replacing an existing ceiling fan with light. I need help with the wiring:

    The fan has the following: BLACK=fan motor, BLUE=light,...
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    hanging upper cabinets without studs

    Must I position my cabinets so that each end is up against a stud? Unless the cabinet is 16 inches wide, how could I do that? If there is, for instance, one stud down teh middle of the cabinet, is...
  5. Thread: Outlet Issue

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    Outlet Issue

    I have 2 outlets that are along the same wall, about 30 feet apart. In one outlet I have plugged in a Carbon Monoxide Detector. In the other is a lamp and the charger for my laptop, which i...
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    Under Sink issues

    I noticed yesterday that my sink drain was not connected to the tailpipe. After many tries, I was able to screw it back together (see picture). That no longer seems to be an issue. However, it's...
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    Re: Painting over a drywall disaster

    i did. i just put on way too much compound and dont know how to fix it
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    Painting over a drywall disaster

    I had a closet that needed to be closed up, and I was new to drywall. I ended up using way too much compound, but was able to sand most of it so that it's smooth the touch and belnds pretty well...
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    Re: Ceiling Fan Wiring help

    finally figured it out. connected fan and light to the red, and just capped off black by itself. (i had forgetten to connect another piece before, thats why it wasnt working then)
    thanks for all...
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    Re: Ceiling Fan Wiring help

    i dont know what a cond is.

    When I use my tool to see if electricity is present, both black and red are live. the white doesnt give me anything. dont know if that helps.

    by the way, i just...
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    Re: Ceiling Fan Wiring help

    I did also assume that connecting both the fan and light wires to the hot (red) would do the trick. but then I have a black wire coming from my ceiling that is attached to nothing? I can just cap...
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    Re: Ceiling Fan Wiring help

    So I attached black to black and blue to red- the fan did not work.
    Then i reversed the connections and the fan worked- but I just hooked up the light and that does not work.
    any ideas?
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    Re: Ceiling Fan Wiring help

    they are both defintely 3 way switches on opposite ends of the room. Thanks for the help JLMCDANIEL, but you didnt mention what the white from the box should then be connected to. i think ill have a...
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    Re: Ceiling Fan Wiring help

    I'm a little confused.

    I should connect green to copper, black (fan) to blue (light) to black (box), White (fan) to white (box)? That leaves the red wire (box) unused.
    In my case, isn't the red...
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    Ceiling Fan Wiring help

    Hi,

    I removed an old ceiling fan and will replace with a new one. However, the directions of the new one mentions only connecting black, white, and the grounding wire. However, from the ceiling I...
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    Driveway gravel base is too wide

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    I just had my yard excavated and had gravel laid down as a base for an asphalt driveway. I just realized to be in code, I'll need to decrease the width by 2 feet. How can this be done?Will...
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    Re: AC compressor starting/stopping

    i've called them, but because AC not workig is not an emergency, i have to wait until a weekday to schedule. and im sure ill be way down on their list to come back.
    my wife was there when it was...
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    AC compressor starting/stopping

    I just had a new compressor installed a couple of months ago. I turned it on for the first time yesterday. After 30 minutes i realized cool air was not coming through my vents. I went outside and...
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    Is this an oil tank?

    I was told that an oil tank was removed from my yard before i bought the house. The town even certified it. Can someone look at the attachment and tell me what this is?

    thanks
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    Re: Walkable Groundcover

    Thanks for the reply. I'm actually in central NJ, by the ocean. The area is 8x22 and is sunny at times.

    The reason i'm looking to do groundcover instead of rocks or mulch is because this path will...
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    Walkable Groundcover

    I have a small section of yard I no longer wish to mow, but which receives a good amount of foot traffic. Any suggestions on a durable, short, attractive groundcover that can grow around pavers I...
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    Cementing a Fence Post

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    Last year I had a fence installed. The posts were not cemented. Now a few of the posts are leaning. Is it a good idea to cement them in before the situation becomes worse?
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    Should I get a new HVAC system?

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    I have a house in which the furnace (ruud) is 21 years old and AC condensor (heil) is 20 years old. AC seems to works fine (but may be undersized) and the furnace works as well (but is noisy)....
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    Re: No venting in sinks

    I jsut did some research an uncovered air admittance valves, which would seem to work. However, I think they are not up to code in NJ. Does anyone know?
    thanks
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    No venting in sinks

    I just realized that my kitchen and bathroom sinks have no venting. Is this something that needs to get fixed? I really dont want to have to rip open walls, but i want to be safe and want to pass my...
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