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How to Install a Wireless Light Switch

How to Install a Wireless Light Switch Steps: 1. Before doing any electrical work, always turn off the power at the circuit breaker. 2. Disconnect and remove the current light fixture. 3. Attach the the ground wire of the new fixture to the incoming ground wire, and if using a metal...Read More

How to Install a Towel Warmer

How to Install a Towel Warmer Shopping List for How to Install a Towel Warmer: - hydronic towel warmer - chrome nipples with shut-off valves - ½-inch copper pipe and assorted fittings - lead-free solder - flux - emery cloth - flame-resistant cloth, used to protect...Read More

How to Replace a Corroded Water-Heater Fitting

How to Replace a Corroded Water-Heater Fitting Shopping List for How to Replace a Corroded Water-Heater Fitting: - bucket - copper pipe, threaded fitting and coupling - teflon tape - lead-free solder and flux - emery cloth Tools for How to Replace a Corroded Water-Heater Fitting: -...Read More

How to Quiet Heating Pipes

How to Quiet Heating Pipes Shopping List for How to Quiet Heating Pipes: - plastic 'Mickey' pipe clips, used to isolate hot-water pipes from surrounding surfaces - 1-inch screws, for fastening plastic pipe clips Tools for How to Quiet Heating Pipes: - pliers, for...Read More

How to Repair Squeaky Wood Floors

How to Repair Squeaky Wood Floors Shopping List for How to Repair Squeaky Wood Floors: - 2-inch (6d) finishing nails - counter-Snap breakaway screws - wood filler stick Tools for How to Repair Squeaky Wood Floors: - drill/driver fitted with ⅛-inch-diameter drill bit