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    Underground tunnel?

    I've been digging in my garden to build an extension, I've dug about 1m down and I've came across this bizzar tunnel, builders and cancil have no idea what it is so anyone on here have any ideas??

    10 AnswersGarden & Landscape2 days ago
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    Why are they named female and male threads?

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    Just wait till the progressive crowd starts to inflict it's changes in the plumbing community and we have transgender plumbing parts. 

    18 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs5 days ago
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    Is clothes dryer exhaust coming through my window dangerous?

    Hi,

    My apartment window is right above the dryer exhaust for my building.  Sometimes when I open the window , I get a little of the exhaust come inside my apartment depending on the wind.  Is this dangerous?

    Since "answers" is shutting down soon, this will probably be my last question.  I appreciate everybody's help with this!

    9 AnswersOther - Home & Garden3 days ago
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    How much more power does a 10 amp Dewalt drill have compared to a Ryobi 12-Volt drill?

    In other words, what’s the conversion from volts to amps?  The drills are pictured below.  The Ryobi is battery operated and the Dewalt is corded.

    11 AnswersDo It Yourself (DIY)4 days ago
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    Can you simply buy a clothes dryer and plug it into a wall socket (at an apartment), and dry your clothes?

    Or is there a little more to it than that; like needing an outlet pipe hookup to the outside or something.  Many apartment complexes have a laundry room, but suppose someone just wants to bring a dryer into their apartment.

    4 AnswersCleaning & Laundry10 hours ago
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    I accidentally swallowed a watermelon seed, is a tree gonna grow inside of me? :(?

    So before I ate it I made sure I took all the seeds out bc my mum told me that if I don't a tree will grow inside of me and pop my eyeballs out. So when I was eating it I saw a seed in there but I couldn't be bothered to remove it and now im scared and idk what to do D:

    4 AnswersGarden & Landscape12 hours ago
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    Does a gas oven have the same wires as an electric oven to wire in ?

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    No it can't, you need a 240V 40 or 50 amp service for an electric range. A gas one prob ably plugs into any standard 120v outlet.

    10 AnswersDo It Yourself (DIY)5 days ago
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     Can you put a inflatable pool on top of a leach field ?

    Hi so I want to buy a mini pool to have to cool down this summer however there’s two places to put this pool. On the deck with limited room with the possibility of the deck breaking because it is old or over a leach field. The water capacity of the pool is only 203 gallons of water so Estimated to be 1700lbs when it’s filled. Is that to heavy to put on top of a leach field for the summer ? Anything helps since google didn't thanks 

    5 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs2 days ago
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    Can I put a window air conditioner in the doorway?

    Can this be done? I will be put the window air conditioner on the floor, close the door as much as possible, and hang heavy drapes on top of the doorway. 

    I only hang out in my bedroom, so I don't care if the rest of the house gets hot from the exhaust.

    5 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs2 days ago
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    What type and length of screws should be used to attach a plate caster to  3X3  post legs?

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     Personally I would go with lag bolts. You will get a better bite in the wood.

    1/4" should be sufficient if you are doing 4 per caster ...1 3/4 or 2" 

    6 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs3 days ago
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    will i past the home inspection to adopt a cat?

    the shelter i want to adopt from does home inspections first. I live in a trailer in a trailer park but the inside is very nice and clean. the only thing is we don't have a couch right now because when we moved states we threw out our old couch as it was worn. We haven't bought a new one yet. So when they walk in theyll just see the glass coffee table, we have a nice $300 area rug from lowes, tv stand and tv, fake tree in the corner. Our game room (2nd bedroom but we dont have kids) has a black futon, desk and chair and a tv and entertainment center. Our bedroom is standard clean bedroom with headboard and footboard, dresser, nightstand the works. The only thing is we dont have a couch in the living room right now and they may think that is weird... Will we still be able to adopt a cat do you think?

    5 AnswersDecorating & Remodeling3 days ago
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    How weird is it to shower at like 5pm?

    Hey. I know Yahoo Answers is shutting down soon, which i guess makes this urgent. I know it’s weird, but is it like, really werid? Thanks.

    6 AnswersCleaning & Laundry4 days ago
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    Why does my washine machine take ages to open the door after it finishes?

    The light just flashes for ages, sometimes hours. I've tried switching it off and back on at the wall, and I've tried doing spins, but often there's nothing I can do apart from just wait and wait until the door will open.

    It doesn't always happen and it's hard to find out what is causing it. It happens with small loads too so it isn't a case of filling it too full.

    11 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs6 days ago
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    Does it sound like the maintenance man at my apartment building is lying?

    I live in an old mill building that's been refurbished and turned into apartment buildings.

    My boyfriend and I live in a loft/studio. 

    He loves to lay in the bathtub for 2-3 hours with hot water from the shower going over him. He puts the water at a very high temperature.

    Within 20 minutes the entire apartment is filled with steam, the surface of the counters is wet, it's humid and almost impossibly hot and uncomfortable in this tiny apartment filled with steam. My hair even starts to frizz up and I feel sweaty and sick.

    It's driving me crazy because I get nauseous and feel sick from the humidity.

    There's a vent in the bathroom above the bathtub on the ceiling.

    There is only a single light switch in the bathroom, when turned on it turns on the overhead light and that's it.

    The vent makes no noise to indicate that there's a fan running. We complained to maintenance and the maintenance man said that all the apartments (there's 50 apartments on 3 floors) are connected to a ventilation system on the roof and they run 24.7 he put a paper towel under and showed how the vent slightly pulled on the paper towel to demonstrate suction. To me it seems barely detectable.

    Even taking a short shower, the bathroom turned into a steamy hot mess with condensation, everything in the bathroom is wet and gets moldy. We've changed the shower curtain liner monthly.

    Usually fans are turned on by a light switch as well.

    Something about the maintenance story isn't adding up

    13 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs7 days ago
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    Will this mess up my septic system, or leach lines?

    I hand wash dishes, and instead of filling up a bowl of soapy water, and washing them in that, i like to rinse the dish with the faucest, scrub it with a sponge, then rinse it again with the faucet. Im pretty sure id be using more water then I would if I just filled a bowl, and washed them in that, but do you think it will mess up my septic, or leach field?

    9 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs6 days ago
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    A heating techniction may have caused my heat exchanger to crack...? ?

     I went into the basement to see that he CEMENTED a damper closed. I questioned him and he assured me it was okay. This was part of my routine yearly cleaning/maintenance.

    Later that day, there is a HUGE explosion. And when I say HUGE, I am not exaggerating one single bit. The noise was VERY loud. It shook my entire 2 story 1850sf house to the point that my chandelier was moving, as was the water in a vase of flowers and my kitchen cabinet dishes were clanging together. I hightailed out of the house with my hands covering my head!

    Once I gained my composure, I got up the nerve to go into the basement. Come to find out, the service guy CEMENTED the barimetric pressure damper closed. I found it across the basement where it landed after it hit the wall during the explosion. He returned and replaced the damper.

    Fast forward to this year's cleaning (with another heating company)....he said before they do a routine cleaning, they first check the heat exchanger....bad news, it's cracked and I need a new heating system / furnace. Badder news, time for a new oil tank AND, the new high efficiency furnaces are not compatable with my centralair conditioning unit . $ Cha-ching $

    Could that explosion have cause my heat exchanger to crack? Believe me when I tell you how big and loud and violent that explosion was!

    I thought my house was collapsing. It was like an earthquake!

    5 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs4 days ago
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