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    The receiver is located under the canopy and they...

    The receiver is located under the canopy and they are usually well labeled. You'll have to remove the blades first. It usually says something like light in, light out, fan in, fan out. Just hook...
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    Properties have to be of like kind, be identified...

    Properties have to be of like kind, be identified within 45 days and received within 180 days. If its US real estate, it must be US real estate. Get a competent real estate attorney! It's a write...
  3. First thought is to check/ replace the low...

    First thought is to check/ replace the low pressure fuel return lines. Use good clamps. My '93 was letting air into the system this way. Let me know if that helps. Its an easy and inexpensive...
  4. What solution will work?

    What solution will work?
  5. Clean off teflon pipe dope off pipes and threads

    Need to get pipe dope off some fittings so I can return them. Wire brushes leave residue. Want some solution to clean inside and outside threads.
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    I'd remove the aerator on the faucet and clean it...

    I'd remove the aerator on the faucet and clean it up. Since water goes to the spray the faucet is working.
  7. You can go to your local register of deeds office...

    You can go to your local register of deeds office and make a new Warranty Deed. Basically everything on the existing deed, plus your name. If, however, there is a lender involved, they will have to...
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    When changing the element you needed to shut off...

    When changing the element you needed to shut off the water supply. Is the water turned back on?
  9. Question: Concusion

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    Are your pupils large and not responsive? Do...

    Are your pupils large and not responsive? Do bright lights make your head hurt? These are basic concussion signs.
  10. Get a delimer, like Limeaway, and run a quick...

    Get a delimer, like Limeaway, and run a quick wash (after you squirt the product around and put some in the soap dispenser.
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    Be careful with your installation. Is there a...

    Be careful with your installation. Is there a membrane/ pad that goes under the vinyl planking? I'm assuming this is a floating floor that is not glued or attached
    To the floor in any way. In a...
  12. Question: Depreciation

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    straight line depreciation with a five year life....

    straight line depreciation with a five year life. How much of the five years (60 months) was used? Not sure about your estimated salvage value. I'm a small business owner, not an accountant, which...
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    The globe may be held with up to three screws. ...

    The globe may be held with up to three screws. Make sure they are all loose. Sometimes the 'cage' gets bent or sticks to the globe. You can try spraying a little silicon spray where they come...
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    There is no set price, and many cleaning services...

    There is no set price, and many cleaning services charge by the hour. Why don't you call up your competition and ask what they charge? Keep in mind, you want to be competitive. I would not hire a...
  15. There should be a small black slide switch...

    There should be a small black slide switch located between the fan blades and the light kit. The remote, if hooked-up properly, will not control the fan direction. The remote installs easily under...
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    First thing, check the diverter lever on your tub...

    First thing, check the diverter lever on your tub spout. Chances are there are deposits of lime/ rust that are backing up the flow so some goes out the shower head. You can take a kitchen baster,...
  17. Remember, when the $2 bill was reissued in 1976,...

    Remember, when the $2 bill was reissued in 1976, millions were kept by collectors and everyone else too. Some were taken to post offices and stamps were affixed and canceled on the date of issue. ...
  18. Pumice is a neat volcanic rock. Rub it over a...

    Pumice is a neat volcanic rock. Rub it over a piece of glass and see what it eventually does. It is an abrasive. Maybe, besides the fact that old toilets use 3.5 ~ more that 5 gallons per flush,...
  19. Pumice will scratch the finish of a toilet! ...

    Pumice will scratch the finish of a toilet! Acids, like hydrofluoric, or muriatic, will dissolve lime quickly. Just don't let them stand too long. To drop the level of water in the bowl to make...
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    Call your Doctor. If that doesn't work, go to a...

    Call your Doctor. If that doesn't work, go to a hospital!!
  21. There are a number of commercial toilet bowl...

    There are a number of commercial toilet bowl cleaners that work well. Try finding one at a janitorial supply house. Glossall products makes a great bowl cleaner. If you have scratch marks, like...
  22. My local True Value hardware store carries a 3...

    My local True Value hardware store carries a 3 speed 4 wire switch. I know my store is remarkable, and yours is probably too. It'll work!
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    Try looking at the flapper when you flush your...

    Try looking at the flapper when you flush your toilet. Flappers are designed differently to allow enough water to leave the tank before it closes. Putting food coloring in the tank and then finding...
  24. Question: Kia optima

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    Check and see if you have power at the starter. ...

    Check and see if you have power at the starter. Two people, one to turn the key, the other to read the meter at the starter. You might have a bad fuse, or electrical connection. There is also a...
  25. Question: Green Tea

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    Yea, green tea is tasty, and with a good diet and...

    Yea, green tea is tasty, and with a good diet and exercise you'll loose weight (with or without green tea). You go take that magic pill. I'll go for a walk with my dog.
  26. Question: Green Tea

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    Green Tea weight loss is quackery at its finest! ...

    Green Tea weight loss is quackery at its finest! And it is common sense. Drink green tea; it is tasty. I've drank thousands of cups. You'd think Asians like the Japanese that have been drinking...
  27. Question: Too big?

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    12-2 should be plenty. I'd replace the big wire...

    12-2 should be plenty. I'd replace the big wire if its easily accessible. Be careful making a connection to this big wire to your device and you'll be okay if its copper.
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    Most floor drains have a back-flow prevention...

    Most floor drains have a back-flow prevention mechanism that stops water from coming up through your floor drain. This needs to be fixed. A sump pump will pump out the water once it reaches the...
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    So I take it you can't see the battery anymore. ...

    So I take it you can't see the battery anymore. I'd think you're okay, especially if the toilet works fine and isn't making any unusual noises. Perhaps you've just got lucky and your toilet has...
  30. Question: Warranty

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    If I recall, this is a Home Depot product. Bring...

    If I recall, this is a Home Depot product. Bring the dead unit to the store nearest you and raise a stink. It may get you somewhere; it may not.
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    Well, after you cut away the concrete floor,...

    Well, after you cut away the concrete floor, properly add an 1 1/2" pipe coming out of the gravel you need the pipe to give and the most popular drain I know of is Oatey which uses a rubber donut...
  32. Sometimes plastic lodges in the syphon of the...

    Sometimes plastic lodges in the syphon of the toilet (the curvy part from the bottom of the bowl to the outlet at the bottom) that can be pushed through or retrieved. Best tool for this is a closet...
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    There's a reason why many commercial frost walls...

    There's a reason why many commercial frost walls and foundations are made with concrete block. No forms, shorter cure times, faster completion; but you need to know the specifics. Do you need...
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    Don't know why you don't like copper pennies. Up...

    Don't know why you don't like copper pennies. Up to 1982 pennies were 95% copper; and at over $3.30/ pound, one penny melted down is worth nearly 2.5 cents.
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    Sounds like the 'Ballcock' the device that allows...

    Sounds like the 'Ballcock' the device that allows water to fill the tank and then shuts off is the culprit. It needs to be repaired or replaced. When it makes noise or fills for minutes at a time...
  36. Why haven't you gone to an optometrist?? ...

    Why haven't you gone to an optometrist?? Screwing around with your vision now will lead to?? Yea, you don't know. Get checked-out by someone who knows eyes for a living. Don't go to some cheap...
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    Change the ballast! You can save so much energy...

    Change the ballast! You can save so much energy if you do, and get longer bulb performance too. Its easy to do too. If you need the light to function in lower temperatures, there are ballasts for...
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    Did you replace the batteries?

    Did you replace the batteries?
  39. Question: Series A B C

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    Series ABC are production runs. Just like a book...

    Series ABC are production runs. Just like a book has the first edition, 2nd... The first run does not have a series letter; therefore, series A is the second edition. There are letters on older...
  40. Statewaterheaters.com is a very handy web site...

    Statewaterheaters.com is a very handy web site where you can look up your instruction manual and find trouble shooting tips. Not sure what model you have, but a dirty or bad flame sensor causes the...
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    Doubt you'll find a shorter toilet, just like you...

    Doubt you'll find a shorter toilet, just like you won't find one that consumes over 1.6 gallons per flush. The Japanese have a squat style toilet (Toto sells them in Japan) where your bum doesn't...
  42. Your unit will only get as cold as the thermostat...

    Your unit will only get as cold as the thermostat will allow. I think I'd agree with the landlord that the system is working. AC should not be cooling when its 66 outside. I'm hoping when its 95...
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    Get a reputable sewer service out to clean-out...

    Get a reputable sewer service out to clean-out your main sewer line. They'll be able to tell you where they are a problem, and better yet, have them run their camera down there to really see what's...
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    Gernald is right! And by the way, sealing grout...

    Gernald is right! And by the way, sealing grout and stone is very, very easy to do. Follow the directions and get years of satisfaction. But you should probably do it a little more often.
  45. Add it all up. Watts divided by volts = amps. 1...

    Add it all up. Watts divided by volts = amps. 1 HP (horse power) is about 750 watts. You have to do the math. Hope this helps!
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    You said 'apartment!? ' Management...

    You said 'apartment!? ' Management company/landlord/owner's problem! You pay good money for rent, you should have a good place to live. Get them to fix it!
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    I'd do it for a lot less! Menards has interior...

    I'd do it for a lot less! Menards has interior pre-hung doors for $50-70ish. Closet locks $10-12, locking a little more. I wonder how well your existing trim is going to look when it is reused on...
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    Yes Stan, I know what you mean. In my crazy city...

    Yes Stan, I know what you mean. In my crazy city you can ask for a different inspector (they have territories), when you are pulling the permit. True, they must give you a reason why they don't...
  49. Try to identify which breaker protects that...

    Try to identify which breaker protects that circuit. There could be a fault with it. Swapping breakers is not very hard (obviously be careful with power).
  50. My mother had MS, I'm sorry. 71 to 78 doesn't...

    My mother had MS, I'm sorry. 71 to 78 doesn't seem that bad to me but that's not the point. I'd think the system is adequately sized, especially if it is not a brand new building. I would not call...
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