You said "until I let go of the button".You should only press the buttom momentarily. Don't hold it pressed. If you have to continue to hold the bu...
A thick cloth wall hanging might be helpful, or some insulated drapes. You could even use some carpeting.
Oil-burning lamps are bad too. But this sounds more serious if it's on the floor, children's toys, etc. That could be a real health problem. How ...
Treebeard is right about checking out the rules first. A neighbor of mine built a house from plans found in a magazine, then was required by the in...
The worm gear operates a contact. If the contact is broken or dirty, it will not make connection, and the door will keep moving until is crashes i...
You'll be more likely to get a helpful answer in "carpentry".
This may sound simplistic, but have you tried removing the ice container and looking down the hole from the inside of the door? There may be somet...
Where I live you MAY NOT run the washing machine water anywhere else - I checked. I had read about it in a book on septic systems that acctually ad...
Is this wall part of the outside wall of the house? If so, it will probably be expensive and impractical to move it.
I recommend insulated drapes that completely cover the entire window when closed.Your current window sounds OK to me.
In my Craftsman unit, there is an adjustable contact. You can make the adjustment from the outside of the unit, but if the contact (or a wire on i...
That sounds like a problem that I tried for years to fix. Eventually, I got myself on a ladder on the outside and a helper on a ladder inside and ...
If you understand the switches, then all you need to know is that the second light must be parallel with the first light in the circuit. It cannot...
Be careful to pay attention to how the door opens. What space does the corner of the door require when it opens.
I believe there is a metal ring that holds it in place. When you have located it, you can easily pry it off with a screwdriver.Look at the new one...
You may have the upper thermostat set at a higher temp than the lower. The lower should be set slightly higher than the upper, so that the lower i...
Flappers cost little and are easy to replace. It's worth replacing them now and then.Is there any change in the water level in the tank? You can t...