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Hey folks, I am wiring my electric car charger. It is hard wired and I am planning to add a plug to make it movable. I have a 2-pole 40amp breaker. The guy at home depot gave me 8/3 wire when i went in for 8/2, and then directed me to a range cord which is also 8/3 (4 prong) The charger is setup wit...

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My son called me after looking at a few houses and asked if it was normal or industry standard to not install finishing trim inside a closet, other than a walk-in. Now this may only be a Quebec thing as that is where he has been looking, however in all the houses I have owned I honestly cannot recal...

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I've always wondered about this when drinking tap water. If you live in a house that's several decades old, aren't the pipes dirty on the inside after all those years? If so, doesn't the water passing through them now get contaminated with all sorts of stuff that have built up in the pipes? Or do th...

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I want to carry Ethernet wire from one corner of my basement to another room in basement itself through ceiling. I have seen many videos on YouTube for taking wire from basement to main level but nothing for one room to another in basement itself. Basically my Rogers internet wire from Rogers router...

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I'm moving to a house in the country that has large propane tanks outside. Ours will mostly be for the fireplace, but down the line, we may install hookups to get our heating, stove, BBQ, etc as well. Just wondering what other country dwellers do, and who you use, for your propane delivery services?...

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We're doing renovations at our place (southern vaughan). It's a detached house built in the early-mid 80s (in one of those "master plan" neighbourhoods). It has popcorn ceiling which we are replacing along with all of the flooring (the 2 likely places of asbestos?). Does anyone know if these houses ...

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Anyone know? Someone came round my sister's small business asking $1.00/square foot but that seemed really high.

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not sure if this is the correct forum or not (automotive?)... We recently bought a user RV Trailer. For some reason sometimes the Furnace will shut down when the bathroom lightswitch is turned on. Other times it doesnt do it. Eventually in corrects itself... Most of the lights in the trailer have be...

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I seem to have a problem with my electric stove (Kenmore Model 8806505990). It is an electric coil stove. The front-left stove seems to only turn on only at a high temperature. No matter if I turn the knob to low or medium heat, the front-left stove goes on at high. Luckily I can still use the knob ...

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3.5 ton unit, I just noticed the copper line is kinked a bit to bend into that shape.

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This is for all the plumbing experts out there. I've been called upon by my elderly mother to fix her bathroom faucet because it's leaking through the spout. It's a Moen that is at least 10-15 years old by my estimation. When I remove the handle I'm faced with the black collar in the picture below. ...

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Hi, I need to replace Sliding Patio Doors in my house, but have no idea of how to find a bast contractor company to perform the job, trustful with reputation? I checked https://homestars.com, but I am not sure how I can trust all these reviews and / or ratings, there are too many rumors that dishone...

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Looking to update these in our kitchen. The backsplash and counter-tops. Any recommendations? I find it hard to trust contractors without any solid referrals. Do they also remove and dispose of the old materials? I live in North Richmond Hill. Thanks!

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I am not sure if I worrying about nothing but as I first time home owner I'm nervous about the about the amount of rain falling from eavestrough rather than going through downspout. There's a particular area where the rain dripping is much heavier and a huge amount of water has pooled up below on th...

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I mortgage a town house last year and did not purchase home insurance. Recently i have a water leak from another unit that flooded my master bedroom. According to the property management's hired contractor, it is due to piping issue in the walls that back flow the laundry from the other unit. So it ...

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Hi, I need to replace Sliding Patio Doors in my house, but have no idea of how to find a bast contractor company to perform the job, trustful with reputation? I checked https://homestars.com, but I am not sure how I can trust all these reviews and / or ratings, there are too many rumors that dishone...

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I've always wondered about this when drinking tap water. If you live in a house that's several decades old, aren't the pipes dirty on the inside after all those years? If so, doesn't the water passing through them now get contaminated with all sorts of stuff that have built up in the pipes? Or do th...

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I have to move a: Desk, Bed frame and double mattress, chair, 6-10 boxes of primarily clothes to a 1BR apt in downtown Toronto. (no couch) Any reccos on who can do the job? I would need assembly/installation as well.

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I've always wondered about this when drinking tap water. If you live in a house that's several decades old, aren't the pipes dirty on the inside after all those years? If so, doesn't the water passing through them now get contaminated with all sorts of stuff that have built up in the pipes? Or do th...

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Hello, we just moved into a new house and are in need of a new BBQ. With so many different brands out there how do we know which one to purchase? We are looking for a natural gas BBQ with a budget of up to $1500. Been looking at the Weber genesis 2 4 burner and a few napolian grills can't remember t...

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We have a fridge at the Office that needs to be cleaned. Is there a company that can come and clean the Fridge/Kitchen up? Thanks,

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Hello, My condo unit did a free maintenance/inspection and recommended that the actuator valve/fan coil be replaced. The AC works fine at the moment so I think this is just preventative. Can someone please recommend a reasonably priced contractor who can do this? I did a search on the forums and fou...

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I'm not a contractor and have some shower waterproofing question rebuilding a shower from scratch, my contractor installing method: vapor barrier --> permabase cement boards --> tile over it. For the bottom he will install PVC shower pan liner Should there be some sort of waterproof liquid membrane ...

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I'm about to install sprinkler on my new backyard. Went to homedepot and was advise to use 3/4" poly pipe. My yard is about 1300sq ft. So is the 3/4" poly pipe is good or I need to go to 1" poly or 1/2" poly?

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Teppermens , Bricks , Leons , Ikea , wayfair ,bestbuy ,JYSK , Homesense or anything else ..which one of these is best can anyone suggest ? in terms of price and quality .. i bought my current bed frame from sleepwell i think overpaid for it so i want to avoid sleepwell completely also is it good to ...

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I need a locksmith next month to change the locks on a rental property. Any thoughts? Thanks

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I have been looking high and low for a bifold door with glass inserts and I can't find it at the regular go-to stores like HD, Lowes etc. Does anyone know what store might carry something like this? thx

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Where do you guys typically buy your kitchen appliances? Any gems out there?

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I'm looking to get an iron / steel gate for my home. AFAIK the manufacturer only applies a powdered coating overtop the metal. I'm concerned about rust in the future. Is there some ZINC spray that can be purchased / applied to the gate before the powdered coating? Thanks

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Hi, I need to replace Sliding Patio Doors in my house, but have no idea of how to find a bast contractor company to perform the job, trustful with reputation? I checked https://homestars.com, but I am not sure how I can trust all these reviews and / or ratings, there are too many rumors that dishone...