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  1. Should I try to clean the A/C coils myself?

    The coils on the indoor part of our air-conditioning/heat-pump system are dirty. Is this something I should try myself? I'm any sort of professional. Some sites say I could do it myself, some say it...
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    I don't know that there was any sort of coating...

    I don't know that there was any sort of coating on the foundation wall. As far as I remember, all I saw was bare concrete, but I might be mistaken.

    I don't know anything about a french drain. When...
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    It's a good-sized deck. They were required by the...

    It's a good-sized deck. They were required by the building code to dig the post-holes down to the same depth as the bottom of the foundation of the house. They put a little bit of concrete at the...
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    Question about a basement leak

    We recently had a new deck put out back. They dug post-holes about 8 feet deep for it. While the holes were there, we had some rain and 2 of the holes collapsed, with dirt falling away from the house...
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    Thanks, but I don't have any power tools on hand.

    Thanks, but I don't have any power tools on hand.
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    Polishing a stainless steel sink?

    The hardware store carries a kit to polish a stainless steel sink that's old and scratched up. It has a collection of abrasive pads. Do these things work? Are they worth the trouble, or is it...
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    Replacing carpet in hall and stairway

    I need to replace the carpet in a hallway and on some stairs. The stairs have a right-angle turn at the bottom. With the hallway, it's a very irrregular shape due to doorways and closets. Preferably...
  8. Ours leaked and the float mechanism stopped...

    Ours leaked and the float mechanism stopped working. They sent a whole new tower at no charge, but I only changed the seal. I kind of like having more control over the volume of the flush; I can...
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    If it's the Kohler Cimarron, I put one in and the...

    If it's the Kohler Cimarron, I put one in and the water level is not as advertised! It starts out at that size right after you flush it but then it settles to a lower level. Bastards! We had an...
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    If the thread is going to be revived, I finished...

    If the thread is going to be revived, I finished it. At first it looked like too much, so I took some away, but then it shrunk so it's concave and mostly under the toilet, not flush with it. It looks...
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    Here's another question: it's an American...

    Here's another question: it's an American Standard Chamion and I have to replace the flush tower. The stop valve won't close so that I can work on the toilet. I'm not sure what the different types of...
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    Can it be installed when the pipe is already in...

    Can it be installed when the pipe is already in and the hole is small? There's a space under it, smaller than the pipe. I guess I could cut it out bigger though if I had to.
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    Securing supply pipe to the wall

    On one of our toilets, the supply pipe slides in and out of the drywall. I worry this might fatigue or break it sometime. There's a (rusted) chrome-type cover that hides the hole in the wall. This...
  14. I called and they said it wouldn't usually...

    I called and they said it wouldn't usually develop a crack right at the top that would make it drain out just a little. They said it could be something wicking it out, which is unlikely since it's...
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    Caulking questions

    My new toilet is on a floor of very small tiles. I want to caulk most of the way around. How should I clean under the edge well enough to make the caulk stick? Will a toothbrush and some dilute...
  16. In that case the advertising is deceptive. One...

    In that case the advertising is deceptive. One would assume that when they say it's 8.5x11 that that is how much water is normally resting in the bowl.
  17. I just installed one. It works well, but the...

    I just installed one. It works well, but the water spot is small. It starts out as advertised, big and round and 5 7/8" down from the rim. Then the water trickles out until it's 6 1/4" down and the...
  18. The rocking is about 1/8" now and I'm leaning...

    The rocking is about 1/8" now and I'm leaning towards caulking it and maybe redoing it later when I have to get at the walls, as there's no concensus. Is there some good book about plumbing & other...
  19. I'm retyping this all because my login expired...

    I'm retyping this all because my login expired and I lost my draft.

    The floor is small tiles, about an inch across.

    The toilet was rocking just enough to make a clunking sound, a fraction of an...
  20. Toilet is Rocking or, How Tight Should the Nuts Be?

    I just installed a Kohler Cimarron, my first toilet. It's working and not leaking, but it rocks a bit back and forth. I tightened the floor bolts for some time, and they seemed like they could keep...
  21. The problem with the washers not seating...

    The problem with the washers not seating correctly is because I missed the plastic washers that go under them. They put them in the bag with the white bolt-caps, instead of with the nuts and bolts. I...
  22. Alignment question & also waxing the bowl

    I just bought a round Kohler Cimarron. It's about .25 inch behind where it should be, so the bolts are off-center and the washers are bent and tilted down into the bolt holes. Is this likely to cause...
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