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    A tiny leak

    Thanks a milion, snoonyb, and forgive me for misspelling your name the first time! I'll be whizzing off to the local hardware store shortly!
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    A tiny leak

    oldognewtrick, I don't know what it's made of exactly, but it looks like old-fashioned pipe material that might have been used in the first half of the 20th century. soonyb, thanks for the recommendations. Since I'm an utter novice, let me ask you: Would all of them (paste, tape, spray) be...
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    A tiny leak

    Hi! I want to clarify at the outset that the tiny leak I refer to in the title is not in a normal pipe carrying water under pressure. Instead, it's in the set of pipes of my hot-water heating system, and my particular system is an old-fashioned one that doesn't have a pump (it's a gravity...
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    A resistant lock, an insistent key... a frustrated home owner!

    Hi! I have what I thought was a common problem that would have a routine solution-- but instead I find myself mired in confusion! My key has been increasingly difficult to insert into the lock on my front door, so I felt a little lubrication was in order. Pretty simple, I figured. But on...
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