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    bud16415 reacted to Guttersmiths's post in the thread Gutter slopes the wrong way with Like Like.
    I would either re-hang the gutter so it's sloped properly, or add a second downspout. To add the second spout, cut a new hole, insert...
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    Another place to take a look is where there is a heat grate. Lift it out and take a look.
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    bud16415 reacted to havasu's post in the thread Leaky Sink with Like Like.
    I believe under the red/blue dot, you will find a set screw. Use your fingernail and it will pop right off. Before doing anything, make...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Leaky Sink.
    If you look under the handle there should be a little hole with a setscrew in it. It will take an Allen wrench most likely. Turn off the...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Intro.
    Hi Alex Welcome to the forum. :welcome group:
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    bud16415 reacted to 68bucks's post in the thread MDF trim vs wood with Like Like.
    I think I'm going to go with the MDF. I asked the builder why MDF. He said the thi g they like about is that when it's painted it looks...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread MDF trim vs wood.
    I did PVC also in the bathroom baseboards and around shower. The door I did in the MDF like the rest of the room. PVC I thought was...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Add circuit.
    I think the pros are giving you some great advice here. I will offer a few thoughts on how I would decide that maybe you haven’t thought...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread MDF trim vs wood.
    I would say compared to pine trim MDF is the tougher material in terms of impact denting. It is heavy stuff but weight shouldn’t be an...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread MDF trim vs wood.
    My mistake I think of finger joined as clear because it has no knotholes. Yes clear is very expensive. Finger joined was about 2X and...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread MDF trim vs wood.
    Just checked prices and it looks like MDF has came up a lot from the last time I bought any. Back then it was about half the price of...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread MDF trim vs wood.
    I did our kitchen with MDF trim because I was in a pinch for time and money re-doing a whole house and trying to move in quickly. The...
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    bud16415 reacted to dclynds's post in the thread Angle stops difficult to remove... with Like Like.
    Thank you guys. Really appreciate the practical help and advice. I am saving this thread for when I take on this project again in the...
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    Sounds like you need a new heating element. It is a common repair to do and DIY friendly.
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    When I was a young apprentice an old timer taught me a simple trick when using two wrenches on something like that. He told me one...
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