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    Adding light to my garage

    I have an aproxmently 28x32 garage. I currently 8ea 27 watt CFL bulbs and 1 8 ft flourscent running off a 15 amp breaker. Would it be better to add more of the CFL bulbs to get better lighting or add...
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    It comes from a cable box.

    It comes from a cable box.
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    Sound but no picture.

    I have a Phillips Flat screen TV model 15PF5120/28.. its about 3 yrs old. The picture just all of a sudden went out but I still have sound. Everything is still hooked up the way it should be. Any...
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    Sentricon vs Termidor termite control

    I found that I have termites working there way into my home. By this I mean I found a little mud tunnel in my basement. They are coming up through a crack around my sump well. Anyway, I have called...
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    One sitch with several lights

    What the best way to wire in several lights from one switch? With the power coming to the switch first? I have one switch and 6 lights.

    Do you just connect the black wire to black wire and white...
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    What can I claim on rental property

    My wife and I just recently purchased a house that we some day plan to rent out. The house needs some fixing up and CLEANING up from the previous owners. The yard and house both was full of junk. Can...
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    4ft fluorescent fixture

    I am your average do it yourselfer... I ran across a heck of a good deal on 12ea, 4ft, 4 bulb fluorescent light fixture with the T12 bulbs... free!

    Well I was going to start putting them up in my...
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    95 ranger hard to shift

    I have a 95 Ford Ranger 5sp manual that is becoming hard to shift. Specialy when I first head out in the morning. Takes a little wiggling the shifter around and a little force to get it in first...
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    I got it from a ford dealer.. I was just like the...

    I got it from a ford dealer.. I was just like the one I took out anyway!
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    OK I replaced the resistor.. the blower motor...

    OK I replaced the resistor.. the blower motor works now, but, it seems that the low and second setting are the same.. low doesn't seem low. Seems like it's the same as the second setting.. I'm...
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    Blower motor or switch?

    95 ford ranger. I noticed the blower motor only works on high speed. Does not work on the other settings... Is it the fan or the switch causing this?
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    No I have not..

    No I have not..
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    95 Ranger Oil pressure gauge

    I can't get my oil gauge to work. I tried installing a new pressure sensor on the engine. But that still didn't work. I traced what I could find of the wiring, it all looks good. What else is there...
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    95 ranger dome light stays on

    Ok another question about my ranger. I just bought the truck and am trying to fix little things wrong with it.. The dome light wasn't working and I noticed that fuse was missing.. so I put in a new...
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    95 ranger fuel gauge don't work

    Any one have any ideas what might be wrong and how to fix it?
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    I found the problem! Broken timing belt... Anyone...

    I found the problem! Broken timing belt... Anyone ever replaced one of these? Looks like it could be an all day job. Might be more than what the car is worth!
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    The CEL comes on when it won't start. But it...

    The CEL comes on when it won't start. But it never came on when it just died on me.
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    88 honda civic lx without warning died!

    As I was cruising home from work the other day. Without warning my civic just died. I have had a few problem once and while with it not wanting to start. It will just crank with out starting. After...
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    Warped counter top

    I have been in the process of making a bathroom cabinet. The countertop is made from 2" oak and is 22" wide and 60" long. heres the problem. i started with 4 pieces of oak about 6" wide and...
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    Humm, so it could have become a habit. We tell...

    Humm, so it could have become a habit. We tell him to stop cause it gets really old after awhile.. and he can stop, but he will be back at later on. Thanks!
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    15 yr old constantly sniffing

    I have a 15 year old step son that constantly sniffs. He says his nose isn't runny and there's is nothing to blow. Its like a tickle in there he says. This has been going on a while and we took him...
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    Well since this ice storm... quite a few poor...

    Well since this ice storm... quite a few poor souls out there that are doing worse than I did... I've seen it, not good.. one guy fried his TV even!
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    Wow talk about getting educated! I have...

    Wow talk about getting educated! I have deffianlty learned a lot, I knew it was a no no sending power back out to the grid, and I knew a guy could get in trouble for it.. but I didn't know about all...
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    Thank you all very much for the input. I have a...

    Thank you all very much for the input. I have a lot of ideas, not which is the best right now, I almost like the idea of a transfer switch that I can install on the outside of the house, then when...
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    I do have the generator grounded.. what does the...

    I do have the generator grounded.. what does the interlock kit do for sure?
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    Wiring my home for a generator.

    After a major ice storm going through and being with out power for days. I was told of a simple way to hook up a generator to my home. So I went to my trusty home store after already buying a...
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    88 civic idle problems

    When the car is cold it idles just fine.. But after its warmed up, the motor will rev up slow down, rev up, slow down. etc.. Like some one is just pressing and letting of the gas peddle. It doesn't...
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    Toilet flange--flush or on top of floor

    I have a cermaic tile floor going in. does the tiolet flange need to be flush with the tile or can it sit on to of the tile.. I planned on it sitting on top, but I seen else where when they have been...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    OK... I'm an idiot when it comes to this.. tell...

    OK... I'm an idiot when it comes to this.. tell me how this works. The comper with modem is upstairs. Where do I put the wireless router and adaptor? Does there need to be something at the modem and...
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    Using a wireless modem with xbox elite

    Ok, we have a xbox 360 elite in a downstairs bedroom. In that bedroom we have a single phone jack. I was told I need a wireless modem to be able to hook the xbox up for a live connection. The...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    thanks for the reply.. I do have one more...

    thanks for the reply.. I do have one more question. I had to break out the concrete to run some plumbing. The area I broke out was no wider that 4 inches but many feet long,and I am laying 12"x12'...
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    Ceramic tile over concrete

    I am fixing to lay ceramic tile over my basement floor. Do I need to do anything special to the concrete to rough it up a little so the thin set will bond good?
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    Building a deck over concrete patio

    I am in process of building a deck over the top of and old concrete patio. I have just enough room to put girder against the concrete and then the joist on top of that. My question is, how do I...
  36. Question: Explorer tranny

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    Explorer tranny

    I have a 2000 for explorer eddie bauer. Approx 133,000 miles. When the transmission shift from second to third, it either slips or doesn't catch right away, the rpms will jump and then it will catch....
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    IB Roofing (pvc) vs. CertianTeed Roofing

    Can anyone tell me the pros and cons between these two roofing materials. I am in charge of having a roof replaced for our city council. We have had several contractors come in and give us estimates...
  38. Question: Basement mold

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    Basement mold

    Howdie, I have in my basement, under my front porch a storm shelter. When the contractors built this, they poured all the walls for the basement and the storm shelter. Then came back and used 3/4"...
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    401k change or leave alone

    I have noticed the Dow if falling pretty hard lately. And so is my 401k. Should I change my investments, or is it better to leave it alone?
  40. Question: Ventline length

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    I could include a diagram if needed!

    I could include a diagram if needed!
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    Ventline length

    Hi, I'm doing a basment bathroom. Toilet, shower and vanity. Will be running a ventline off the line from the vanity. Does it matter how long or how many elbows you get in a ventline run? It will be...
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    Thanks! Everything else look a-ok to you? I guess...

    Thanks! Everything else look a-ok to you? I guess it don't matter on the toilet which way you set the elbow coming of it does it?
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    Is the 1 1/2" line big enough? of should i go to...

    Is the 1 1/2" line big enough? of should i go to 2"?
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    Thanks For Your Help!

    Thanks For Your Help!
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    THANKS! Would it be possible to vent from the...

    THANKS! Would it be possible to vent from the shower line?
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    '88 honda civic draining battery

    Just got the A/C recharged over the weekend. It hadn't worked for about a year. And now that its charged and working, something is causing the battery to go dead. If it sits overnight it will be dead...
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    Vent line placement

    Ok, I asked once before, but I kind of changed things around a little bit and want to make sure I do things right before I start busting out concrete... where do I put the vent line or lines? This...
  48. Question: Rough in shower

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    I wondered if I should put that stuff up! Thanks...

    I wondered if I should put that stuff up! Thanks for your input. Solved that problem!
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    I talked with a guy from my area... he told me to...

    I talked with a guy from my area... he told me to use the same stuff as I used on cedar boards on the outside of my house.. It's a Flood brand CWF sealer. He thought it would be OK to use as a sealer...
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    Yes they will be sealed

    Yes they will be sealed
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