Maintenance & Repairs
My refrigerator is making clicking noise and freeze and refrigerator not cold.?
My refrigerator is making clicking noise and freezer and refrigerator not cold....View details
Neighbors construction causing flooding?
My neighbor is building a garage. he raise the foundation about 5-6" and poured concrete. Our street has a small slope and my house is at the end. I had never had any issues with f...View details
My backpack vacuum was accidentally used on wet carpet but it still works like it should. Is it okay or should I replace it just to be safe?
I lended my backpack vacuum cleaner to my friend who said he accidentally used it on wet carpet when it's for dry use only, he mentioned that it smelled like a weird burning smell ...View details
Ways to cool down the temperature in a room with no windows?
Obviously I can't use a window ac and a fan won't work either for the entire room temperature. I need ways to lower the actual degree temp without using the HVAC system...View details
Theres a water main break in my area and my upstairs toilet pipes are whistling. What does that mean?
Don W Does that mean theres a chance the water will come back on?...View details
Dryer starts and then stops after about 20 minutes ?
I think it’s an electric dryer. It will start and work perfectly fine and then stop after a while. When trying to start it back up, when you press the start button it makes a hum...View details
I have an older power drill and shocked that it doesn't have a reverse switch? Can't find a manual online. Drill bit is stuck. Now what?
Is this common for older models? Are new models this way? I have another power drill that't just as old, and it has a reverse switch. Both are black and decker. Was this common 3...View details
My pipe froze can't get pressure back?View details
If accidently hit a gas line at my Mom's house digging up tree stumps, who will be responsible for the bill to fix it and how much money?
and how soon? I was digging up some tree stumps for my Mom and had dug down far enough to hit the gas line when using a pick axe to sever roots and hit a gas line. the police and ...View details
No power at kitchen GFCI. Power at breaker and not tripped?
I had a GFCI in my kitchen that has worked for the last 8 years and went out about 2 months ago. I noticed it when the coffee maker didn’t work, so I went to push the test button...View details
Hot water heater off what happens when hot water turn on water?View details
My Propane lines flared end snapped off?
Im running propane for the winter. The line from my tank broke off at the fitting going inside my wall. The line is still good but the flared end is no longer there. Im not concer...View details
How deep pvc pipes has to be on a water sprinkler to prevnt from frezing?View details
Builder let water from roof run into HVAC unit causing it to freeze up. Is that freezing normal?
I am building a new house and the HVAC units were installed but the gutters weren't on the house yet. During the winter, a lot of water ran off the house into the system, freezing...View details
Can overtightening water supply lines cause low pressure in kitchen faucet?View details
Can a 15 amp GFCI be installed in a kitchen and bathroom that does not have a ground and still be protected?View details
Low water pressure?
a plumber tested the water pressure of my 3rd floor apartment to be 40 PSI. and the water company tested my water pressure from the main pressure reducing valve to be 50 PSI...why ...View details
What is cheaper to run, portable electric heater (assuming standard electricity charges) or indoor portable gas heater?View details
GE fridge less than 3 years old making vibrating sound?
I cleaned the fan and noise went away. But now it s back again and not going away. Any recommendations on what I can do or what might be wrong. Thank you for your help...View details
What are my choices if a market employee physically shoves me out the door of the store because my umbrella was dripping water on the floor?View details
Who pays for the water meter?
Me and my fiancee looked at a mobile home, we noticed the water meter was gone, we don't know if the previous took it or the water company came out and took it so I was wondering w...View details
The light on my water pipes heat tape is flashing this means it is not working right?View details
How can I tell if the air vent coming through my roof from my toilet is pluged with leaves or something?View details
Inflatable pillow valve leaks?
I use inflatable pillows. After about 3 months, the valve begins to leak, and you have to keep blowing it back up. It's the usual valve, a round plastic stud goes into a short, t...View details
Does a portable air conditioner unit need to be vented outside when using only the fan mode?View details
My furnace humidifier is set on LOW but windows have condensation outdoor temp today is -10?View details
Which electrical outlets do I need to purchase for my kitchen -- with or without NEMA 5?
I need to purchase three replacement 15 amp self-grounding "leviton duplex outlets" for the electrician to install in my kitchen for the kitchen counter area. There are two that ma...View details
Could my window crack if I heat it using a blow dryer?
So I'm currently caught in the middle of this insane arctic front, and it's 50 below outside. My windows are freezing over around the edges, and I thought I could use a blow dryer ...View details
Will space heaters help an old furnace during artic blast?
I m thinking of using a couple electric-powered oil-filled radiator style heaters to help an older furnace, which is running a lot trying to keep up with sub-zero temps. Will this ...View details
Where do the trigger springs go on a 1800 husky power washer. took apart dont know where the two springs go?View details
I have a LG Dryer Model # DLE1501W. Does not heat. What are the possible problem(s)?View details
How do I fix my lawn mower if the pull cord is catching on a white stopper inside the housing?
It appears like a safety mechanism that only allows the pull cord to go a few inches before stopping the rotation. The white piece can t be seen until it extends out from the cente...View details
Has my domestic oil run out?
I have a 500 litre tank and when I moved in there was 14 inches left, today I have 17.5 inches and no heating. I don t want to call engineer incase it isn t a fault. I have no sig...View details
What kind of electrical outlet is this? it's on an old house built in the 1930's It is some kind of outside light fixture. Any info?View details
Microwave oven stops working after being plugged into a power strip and will not come back on.?View details
Why does our kitchen sink light turn off and on again?
We just moved into a new-to-us house. The house itself was built in 1880 but has been upgraded several times. The circuit box has 200 amp service and the outlets are all properly g...View details
Can someone sue me for knocking on the door and asking for electricity?
Hello everyone i just wanted to ask this question because earlier today when i was at work me and my dad were fixing the siding for some condos and my dad knocked on a tenants door...View details
Light switch fader question?
OK...I blew my fan light switch fader when trying to replace a light socket that was bad and the bad connection was a result of me attempting to just fix the socket and slide the w...View details
Will a blown fuse in control board of my furnance keep blower fan from coming on?View details
What do you do about products with 'quirks' in it?
Like I have a vacuum cleaner I just recently bought. The trap door holding the hepa filter keeps coming loose and both the trap door and hepa would keep falling out of the vacuum ...View details
Refrigerator knocking noise?
Every 30 MINS or so I hear a loud knocking noise (usually 5 or 6 fast knocks) and then it goes away. I have opened the freezer thinking it was the fan but it sounds to be coming fr...View details
What are some ways individuals can save energy?View details
How is my water softner making my water better without brine?
My water was hard for about two weeks. The softerner was functioning but the water was still hard. When checking the float valve assembly, I broke the plug. So for four days, there...View details
Which kilopascal is most like sunlight? Is it 4200 or is it 6000 ?
Which tube LED would most be like sunlight?...View details
Is this normal for my house to have screws stuck in the studs?
There was a tv mount I took off the wall and one of the mount screws broke off in the stud of the house. Same thing happened when i took down a cabinet. Some of the nails broke o...View details
Advice on filling mice entry points?
I am having an issue with mice coming into my home and I keep going round filling holes with steel wool but they keep coming in still. I have found massive holes behind my gas fire...View details
Old wiring not black and white. Does it matter which pole they hook up to on single switch light switch?View details
How do self locking front doors work?
I've been wondering this for a while. My front door is self locking and i'm wondering how it works. How do self locking front doors work?...View details
How can I fix my microwave quicker??
Ive literally not eaten properly in days coz my oven broke down a couple weeks back and I haven't got around to getting a new one since I can't afford delivery on one... and I'm pl...View details
Cooking: The oven in my new dorm room is not digital - how is the temperature set?
I just got this dorm room - I'm a 2nd semester freshman at ucla. This oven is gas but it is not digital and I don't have a microwave yet. I see how to lite the burners but how do I...View details
Attic moisture/ventilation problem?
Recently, we noticed a spot that looked like mold in our upstairs bathroom. When checking in the attic, we noticed a bunch of frost up there. We’ve had several people come out to...View details
Garage air unit?
At my friend's house in the garage is the air conditioning unit and this square silver ducting is connected to the a/c nit, I walked near it but not directly on it, I am afraid of ...View details
What do I do?
The foundation under my home is falling apart. We can’t afford to fix it but the basement is flooding and it’s the dead of winter in Maine. I just don’t know what to do. Ever...View details
What type socket is used to tighten main service entrance wires in meter box - torx or hex?
The same screws are used on the incoming wires to a main breaker box?...View details
Please put in home repair section Are infa-red space heaters economical to use?View details
I have a resort near the beach in the middleeast and the governement has no sewage system. Ive been struggling for 10 years in dispensimg that polluted water. Everyone dug a well i...View details
Is there such thing as a loose ball valve?
I want to buy a loose/ sensitive ball valve that actually turns with hardly any pressure on the handle....View details