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  1. Wagner Airless Spraying Coarse Pattern

    Painting
    I have searched for a thread about this, but have not had any luck finding anything. Just recently bought a Wagner Spray Control Max Airless sprayer to do some small projects around the house. It says it can shoot latex and thick material, but I am not having the best results. I choose to...
  2. Whirlpool Over Range Microwave Light Problem

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I looked but couldn't seem to see anything about this. We bought a house this month January 2018 and a new microwave had to be installed before the purchase because it didn't function. Last night I went to turn the light on. I pressed the LIGHT button and it said FULL. I pressed...
  3. HELP!!! Wrong thinset used to install tile on Kerdi membrane

    Tiling, ceramics, marble
    My husband and I are doing our own bathroom remodel before we sell our house. We would have been on schedule to finish the bathroom by the end of this weekend. We installed ceramic tile over the Ditra membrane using some premixed mortar that he bought. 90% of the way through he ran out of the...
  4. Weird (lazy) furnace behavior

    HVAC
    Hi everyone, I have a 3 yrs old 52000 BTU efficiency furnace. It was working perfectly for the first 3 winters, then started behaving weirdly just about a month and a half ago. I would set it to 74, and it USUALLY would not kick in until the temperature would go down to 71, 70, sometimes even...
  5. water in basement...

    Plumbing
    Hello all, thanks for looking and reading. Here's the problem; There was a waterproofing job done in the basement before I bought the place. Trouble is, that in doing so, they moved the sump pump and well hole into a corner of the basement, but which is not the lowest part of the floor...
  6. Chief Architect lights problem

    Building & Construction
    Hi. I'm designing a house, and have placed alot of lights around, but when I go into 3D view, or even raytracing, only 8 lights are active. I can't seem to figure out how to get the others on, been thru all of the settings I can find and looked for anything that might have something to do with...
  7. Why do you guys do DIY?

    General DIY Discussions
    Hello guys, I have not really done DIY projects myself and I would like to get your detailed feedback about the DIY reasons by asking: 1. Why do you do DIY projects? Multiple choice possible! a) Saving money b) For fun c) Indidivualizing d) Other, please specify 2. What are the essentials...
  8. New construction home. Breaker trips when charging a computer and watching TV.

    Electrical
    Hello everybody, I just moved into a new construction home and the breaker trips often when I am charging my laptop computer and watching the TV in the same room. Even more often when two computers are charging. I had an electrician come out to look at it (the one that is contracted by the...
  9. Ford KA 1.3i 2001 Indicator Problem

    Automotive Repairs
    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone has any idea about KA indicators? Both indicator bulbs on the left-hand side are not working, does this mean that it is just one bulb that has blown affecting the other OR is it likely to be something more problematic? Like an electrical fault? Any...
  10. Sewer Snake wont fit back into its Drum?

    Plumbing
    Hi all, I have a General SewerRooter T-3. What is the best way to get the snake cable back into the Drum correctly when it has been fully pulled out of the Drum Unit and it is not in a sewer line. As in -- all 100' it is laying out in my driveway. When i just reverse it like i would if it was...
  11. How to rewire my switch from my outlet?

    Electrical
    So I want to install 6 can lights in my living room and the problem is the electric. Right now, I have a flourescent light plugged into my outlet which is controlled by a switch next to my porch light switch. So my porch light and outlet switch are wired together. What I want to do is disconnect...
  12. Wood painting conundrum!

    Painting
    Hi all, I have just moved into a new house and I wanted to update the bathroom cabinets. I can tell from looking inside that they were originally painted a sky blue color. The previous owners painted them an off white color. I have painted them with three layers of Rustoleum Ultra Cover...
  13. Lennox Furnace with 63K8901 circuit board behaving strangely

    HVAC
    Hi guys, I just had an HVAC technician out to help me attempt to balance an existing system in my house to get more A/C up to the second floor. As part of this, he noted that the yellow wire was not connected to the furnace circuit control board. We traced that back up to the splice with the...
  14. House Temperature Drops Unexpectedly

    HVAC
    The heater is on but the programmable thermostat keeps showing that the temperature in the house is dropping gradually (without assistance). For example, I set and hold the temp to 68. It reaches it and stays there for a few hrs (sometimes 1 or 2 days). Then, the temp begins to drop slowly. The...
  15. How big of a problem might it be when a sticker is left in an ABS pipe fitting?!?!?

    Plumbing
    My friend was a little lazy when putting together some ABS pipe fittings. He didn't take the item sticker off a reducer before gluing it in place. I pointed out the potential problem that it could cause a weak weld at that point, and the weld probably isn't even complete at that place. He's...
  16. Solar panels; New concept works . . . BUT...

    General DIY Discussions
    To anyone who might be able to help me. I purchased 80% whole cells, and constructed my first 5 cell by 3 cell panel, and really screwed that up. So, I fixed the error and made another solar panel with 54 cells, generating 26 volts. It sustains the battery at 14, except when cloudy, and with...
  17. Issue with 2nd floor ceiling

    Remodeling
    I am looking to buy my grandfather-in-law's house back into the family, but there is one problem... the 2nd floor ceiling is very short... 6' to be exact. I am 6'1", so as is, the second floor is unlivable. The previous owner (after pap passed away many years ago) had raised the ceiling...
  18. Need help with my LG 50PW450T 50 Inch HD Ready FVHD 3D Plasma TV

    Electrical
    Just bought a LG 50PW450T 50 Inch HD Ready FVHD 3D Plasma TV and registered for lovefilm. Phoned up love film and they said I am now connected and ready to go but I cannot find my lovefilm menu anywhere on my tv. Where is it? Can this tv even get lovefilm? HELP! :furious::(
  19. Basement Toilets

    Plumbing
    Folks, I've tried to search on the forum but couldn't find a thread on my problem, which I think would be common. I have a bathroom in a basement, above 3-4 feet below ground in Chicago. The main waste pipe for the upper floors is about 13 feet away from the basement bathroom. The shower and...
  20. Tiny fly/gnat problem

    Pest Control
    I've just moved into a flat and the kitchen is infested with these tiny flies. They're so small and float around in no particular direction. They're so small and light that when you try to catch them, the movement of air blows them away and they disappear! I'm so sick of them and I'm sure...
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