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  1. Pest Control
    Found behind shelf mounting bracket affixed to the drywall in my closet. from what I can see, the further down I peel.. the worst it gets…
  2. Electrical
    I just replaced the 4 prong outlet on my dryer since the clamp on the old one was too loose. Dryer started working again for about a week and just stopped again Now, when I measure the voltage across red to neutral, I’m getting 80V and from black to neutral, I’m getting 150V. Still getting 240V...
  3. Building & Construction
    Hello everyone, I want to install composite decking with a 25x25 layout. I have purchased 20footers by 6” due to a local deal I was able to get. I’m having an issue with figuring out how to lay out my pattern with a picture frame edge. I have housing on two sides of the deck. Any assistance...
  4. Building & Construction
    Hello, I recently purchased my home, and Im doing some renovations. It's an old farmhouse with an existing drop ceiling in the kitchen, dining room and living room. Because of the beams, plumbing, electrical and ducts, I'm keeping the drop ceiling though I do want to raise it a little bit. They...
  5. Flooring
    Hi everyone, I need to replace a section of my flooring before sanding/refinishing. Any guess as to what species this wood is?
  6. Building & Construction
    I bought a house in December- last month the hot water heater busted in the addition that was built year ???? It's maybe half of my home. Had contractor come and pull floors up, subfloors were soaking wet still weeks later and there was now mold... Under the house is 2x8s on dirt (dirt is dry...
  7. Plumbing
    Hey all, new homeowner here that hasn't done much with plumbing yet. We bought a house with a private well, and a whole home water softener + filter. Prior to moving in we had the water tested and the results came back with high levels of bacteria so we followed instructions to sanitize the well...
  8. Painting
    Hi All, So long story short we had HVAC installed so the contractors removed the baseboard heaters. First day or 2 I didn't think anything of it and I vacuumed up all the debris (dust and pain chips) that accumulated. Then it dawned on me to check for lead. The top layer was negative but a...
  9. HVAC
    Carrier Furnace Model:58SXC060-100GG When I power up my furnace it will run a full heating cycle and stop but then it won’t start a new heating cycle when the thermostat calls for it. I was getting a Pressure switch error code so I took the tubes off and blew threw them without any...
  10. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi, looking for some suggestions or advice. I'm a ok diy person but usually don't mess with tubs and such (I've poored a wall for my basment, lifted the sag out of the garage roof, moved a walk for this remodel and all the plumbing) and I think I made a large mistake and im trying to find a way...
  11. Drywall & Plaster
    I need some advice on what to do with this obstruction in ceiling. Was planning on drywalling ceiling in my basement the previous owner had the basement framed and I’m unsure what to do with this section to finish. It’s copper water lines protruding below where the joist hang. Any advice would...
  12. Building & Construction
    Hello everyone. I bought my first home and it was a dream until I started to renovate it. I am in the trades my whole life and have alot of experience. But ran into a issue that I am unsure of how to tackle correctly. I was in the process of ripping up old laminated floor and putting down a...
  13. General DIY Discussions
    I have a 20 gallon aquarium and needed a stand. I got myself a storage rack that is able to hold its weight. what I didn't think about is the lateral sway. Is there any way to build something to stop it from swaying? The bars going across at the back move when I touch the sides. Video of...
  14. Building & Construction
    So quick and to the point. I have ductwork I need to frame around and I have limited room to drop the ceiling any more than I have, with no space for extra support. Pictures included. The ceiling leaves me no real room to create any support for drywall in the middle. Currently the span of the...
  15. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I have a large rectangular hole I need to patch in my ceramic tiled shower wall that's approximately 8"x6". (Long story short I accidentally pulled the soap dish with a handle off the wall when trying to relocate my shoulder.) I can learn to do DIY things when needed, but I'm not generally DIY...
  16. Interior Decorating
    New to the forum and looking for help! I have received a king-size bedroom suite from a family member. I love that we received this but it is definitely not my style. I need some help/guidance on how I can make this work in my new apartment. Styling, placement, etc. It is solid wood and I would...
  17. General DIY Discussions
    I took a tour of a place today to potentially lease for my massage business. This would be a sublease at an established business and it is located in their basement. They have just recently err remodeled? and I have never seen this type of work done before. Any comments or advice would be...
  18. Building & Construction
    I took a tour of a place today to potentially lease for my massage business. This would be a sublease at an established business and it is located in their basement. They have just recently err remodeled? and I have never seen this type of work done before. Any comments or advice would be...
  19. Painting
    Hello all! So let me start off by saying that I am a sponsored Kendama player. If you don't know what Kendama is, in a nutshell it is a wooden skill toy consisting of a "ken" and "tama" that are attached together by a string and various tricks are performed using a combination of balance and...
  20. Roofing/Siding
    Hey All, My house is a cape cod, where the attic/ has been finished into 2 bedrooms and a bath. Had the roof replaced a couple months back(mid march), the previous roof(setup?) had gable end vents nothing at the roof line and no ridge vent. it was definitely warmer in the summer than the lower...
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