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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-15-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,411
Posted By Charlie
I had heard a while back that Google was trying...

I had heard a while back that Google was trying to get the rights to them, I don't know if that is right or not.

It looks like Obama's team is actually trying to push back the February 17th cut...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-16-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,605
Posted By Charlie
I would suggest finding out the model number of...

I would suggest finding out the model number of your unit and either visiting their website or calling a dealer to find out the right size filter. They might even have the measurements printed on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 09-16-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By Charlie
Generally the contractor buys the materials,...

Generally the contractor buys the materials, which as stated by kok328, removes an easy out for the contractor if the materials don't fit, but also keeps you from buying the wrong stuff.

A friend...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 09-16-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,605
Posted By Charlie
Generally it is a good idea to change your filter...

Generally it is a good idea to change your filter once every month, but some models are designed to be changed less frequently. Usually most hardware stores carry them, but you can also have them...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-03-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,326
Posted By Charlie
I enjoy working on cars and computers. I usually...

I enjoy working on cars and computers. I usually have at least one car in my garage that I am working on to sell.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-26-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,775
Posted By Charlie
Hey thats a cool guide gallo, I went ahead and...

Hey thats a cool guide gallo, I went ahead and bookmarked your site, because this is a common question and having pictures as well as instructions makes it a lot easier when you are trying to explain...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-26-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,355
Posted By Charlie
I wish I could find a better picture, but this...

I wish I could find a better picture, but this guide from Ace will give you an idea of how the faucet is built. Usually most hardware stores sell all the replacement parts including packing and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-20-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,286
Posted By Charlie
That is a really good point and something that I...

That is a really good point and something that I hadn't ever really though about, but have been guilty of doing myself on occasion. I will have to be more careful in the future.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-19-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By Charlie
I have not seen the commercials, but generally...

I have not seen the commercials, but generally anytime you lease to own, you are at a disadvantage.

From a Do-it-yourself standpoint, it often means that even though you are renting the house,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-11-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,108
Posted By Charlie
Sounds pretty exciting. Definitely keep us...

Sounds pretty exciting. Definitely keep us updated throughout your building/planning stages :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-11-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,066
Posted By Charlie
Switching from a traditional thermostat to a...

Switching from a traditional thermostat to a digital can make a big difference. As Blue Jay said you only need to disable the breakers for the actual AC/Heater unit, but when it doubt it is better to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-11-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By Charlie
It turns out my Husqvarna is belt driven, so...

It turns out my Husqvarna is belt driven, so probably wouldn't be what you were looking for anyway.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-06-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By Charlie
I have a Husqvarna Self Propelled Mower, the 675...

I have a Husqvarna Self Propelled Mower, the 675 Series, which from a mechanical standpoint is great, but the drive system leaves a little to be desired. I probably wouldn't go with another one.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-05-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By Charlie
Do you have room to add new cabinets or perhaps a...

Do you have room to add new cabinets or perhaps a pantry?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 07-29-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By Charlie
I have always used the traditional bubble levels,...

I have always used the traditional bubble levels, but recently was working with a friend who had a laser level. I was pretty impressed with the laser level.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-24-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,085
Posted By Charlie
It would be nice if everything worked out like...

It would be nice if everything worked out like that :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-24-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By Charlie
Recently I helped a friend who had a similar...

Recently I helped a friend who had a similar situation.

We borrowed an old BobCat Skid Steer, graded the driveway and added several truck loads of gravel. It looks pretty good now and is a whole...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-23-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By Charlie
I am fairly certain that residential electrical...

I am fairly certain that residential electrical work like you have described is technically supposed to be done by a certified electrician, so by inviting an inspector in to your home, you will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-21-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,775
Posted By Charlie
If you are sure that everything is moving then it...

If you are sure that everything is moving then it is probably a bad motor.

On the plus side though with a 15 years old disposal you/somebody got their moneys worth :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-15-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By Charlie
I would suggest cleaning the mildew with a...

I would suggest cleaning the mildew with a solution of bleach and water, this is very effective at killing it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-10-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,445
Posted By Charlie
I think it probably would have been more helpful...

I think it probably would have been more helpful if you provided the url or at the very least the direct link to the post that might help this person repair their refrigerator.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-10-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,445
Posted By Charlie
Do you hear a clicking noise? Sometimes dirty...

Do you hear a clicking noise? Sometimes dirty condenser coils or a broken condenser fan can cause this problem. If your coils are very dirty this could be the problem.

It is also possible that the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-10-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Charlie
Blue Jay is correct. I would try holding...

Blue Jay is correct.

I would try holding the bolt with your fingers first, because depending on the bolts age, they can sometimes break easily.

You can buy replacement bolts at your local...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-08-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,707
Posted By Charlie
Heating elements vary by dryer, but they all have...

Heating elements vary by dryer, but they all have a coil of nickle/chrome wires. Depending on the dryer, you may have to open it up to access the heating element.

It is usually a pretty...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-07-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,604
Posted By Charlie
I think more importantly not fixing things you...

I think more importantly not fixing things you know are broken decreases value.

If you have something wrong with your home, it is going to become a bargaining point used by the buyer to bring...
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