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  • Posted in thread: Can Security Magnets Cause Blistering Paint? on 06-29-2014 at 11:03 AM
    What would cause the rust to appear moments after paint application? These new rust spots
    appeared almost immediately, and they grew as we watched. The metal was sanded until it was
    bare. I assume the...

  • Posted in thread: Can Security Magnets Cause Blistering Paint? on 06-27-2014 at 03:09 PM
    I've now seen two metal front doors that have large, growing blisters of paint, both of which
    had security magnets drilled into them for the home security system. Can the magnets cause a
    chemical reac...

  • Posted in thread: Moen CA87530 Repair on 09-03-2012 at 06:53 PM
    I finally found a little time to get the parts swapped today, and it went very well thanks to
    the advice from the Moen phone rep. Below is a complete set of directions, in case someone else
    finds this...

  • Posted in thread: Moen CA87530 Repair on 08-21-2012 at 05:23 AM
    I was able to get a replacement collar sent since this one won't budge. Once it arrives, I can
    do whatever needed to remove the old one, even if it has to be destroyed or cut off to get the
    job done. ...

  • Posted in thread: Moen CA87530 Repair on 08-20-2012 at 02:48 PM
    Unfortunately, that didn't work either. The part is smooth like glass, so the rag spins around
    without budging it. It now has slight indentations from being squeezed so hard with the
    pliers.I'll be ca...

  • Posted in thread: Moen CA87530 Repair on 08-20-2012 at 05:32 AM
    Thanks for the input, but the nut is badly frozen, and can only be removed with a faucet tool.
    I was unable to budge it with channel locks.Even if it did loosen, it will not be able to pass
    the chrome...

  • Posted in thread: Moen CA87530 Repair on 08-19-2012 at 07:02 PM
    I have a new cartridge to install for this single-handle kitchen faucet, but I need to know
    what tool is used to remove a part under the handle. Please excuse my ignorance of
    terminology!Under the han...

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