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I Have Moles In My Yard. Does Anyone Know The Best Way To Get Rid...
The moles are in your yard because they are after the grub worms in your patio. If you kill the grub worms, then the moles will leave. You can purchase a grub worm executioner at any home and garden...

I Have Motorcycle Leathers That Need A Clean. Can I Use House Hold...
I wouldn't as they can be drying, go to a co-op and get some Lexol leather cleaner it is the best my mom uses it on her $3000 show saddle. www.lexol.com I use the leather wipes contained by the canisters...

I Have Moved A Ceiling Fan & Want To Add A Long Downrod. Can I Safely...
Electrical-ceiling Fan Wiring Yes, It must be the same gauge.The only route I know to make a connection inside the downrod is to use butt splices, anything else won't fit in the rod and take home a...

I Have My First Hibiscus Tree, Can I Plant It In The Yard And Leave...
I have never had a hibiscus tree. Can I plant it int he yard and go it all year round? Yes you can plant it in the yard and go it out for the winter. But i would...

I Have My First Hydrangea And Ask How I Should Cut The Flowers, I.e.,...
You should cut from the green end and not the brown to encourage more flowers. Full information www.wisegeek.com

I Have Navy Blue Counters, A White Tiled Floor With Triangles Of The...
Either white or blue if you want to play it safe, but I would try a neutral tan or fawn color. Maybe go to your paint store and get several different color sample cards and bring them home to hold up...

I have need of to install satellite dish on roof. How gluey is an average...
I need to install a dish on my roof but my landlord says it will motive structural damage. I'm trying to figure out if the bolts will cause the roof to percolate. Depending on the age of your...

I Have No Ceiling Outlet For A Ceiling Fan. What Is The Easiest Way...
If you have a switch already, then you have 120v at that switch. Remove box, and supply a 2 gang new work box. This allows you to have two switches. From that new hole you made for bigger box, turn...

I Have No Gardens In My Yard And Want To Know For The First Time Gardener...
I want a garden where me and my children can learn together and spend time making our yard look prettybut also something that ain't going to cost me a arm and a leg as i am on a...

I Have No Place To Attach The Ground Wire Can I Use The Metal Wall...
I don't know what type of ground wire you are talking about but the answer is no surrounded by every conceivable possibility. Wont work as its not a continuous equipment ground. You can wrap the wire around the receptacle...

I Have No Pressure In My Kitchen Faucet. The Problem Is Not With The...
No cold water pressure in kitchen. If it's only cold marine try replacing the shutoff valves under the sink. They get infirm and a washer may have dislodged and blocked the waterway.

I Have No Pressure When I Turn The Faucet To Hot Water But Lots Of...
When I run water I have great pressure when I trun cold water but in recent times a tricke when I run ht water. This happens at every faucet in the house and showers also. Any conception why? ...

I Have No Water Coming From The Hot Water Taps, But Outlet Pipe On...
I have no water at all coming from any of the hot marine taps in my home. The holy water outlet pipe is hot and no circuit breakers are spread out It sounds like the shutoff valve between the...

I Have Notice Rust Spots On My White Tshirts, What Should I Do To...
Usually rusty spots on your white clothes, is due to rust in your water. I would do a water assessment, as if you are cooking or drinking that water, you can be making yourself sick as well. Wal-Mart carries a rust...

I Have Old Electric Outlet Has A Black, Red And White Wires, Which...
See www.electrical-online.com Please look at above picture carefully to see if this is your circuit. Shut off All Power!! The picture explains better than I can, but... Use the white and black for the duplex receptacle from the power in later run a...

I Have One Power Source And Three Switches. What Is The Best Way...
I opened and old switch plate to replace a switch, when I removed the old switch the wires crumbled. I manifest and dismantled the medusa wires and stripped back the cable to reveal good wiring. Now the problem... Wow! Never have...

I Have One Power Source For Two Light How Do Wire It So It Will Work...
You are going to need a 3 wire between your two boxes to do this correctly. The first box where you currently enjoy power you can use as your power side of a 3 way switch. The power...

I Have One Power Source To Wire 2 Light Switches For 2 Separate Lights....
Run the 12/2 or 14/2, depending on breaker for circuit, to the first light leaving about 6 inches of cable in the box. Hook to 110 volts as last step. Then run the cable to the second light. Then run a 2...

I Have One Switch And Two Lights With Power At The First Light? The...
Hot coming to light connects to a black wire going to switch. Usually a white runs from the switch to the light and connects to a pullover (or pigtail furnished with light) to the light and to the black wire going...

I Have One Switch That Controls 5 Lights How Do I Install 5 Switches...
Unless all 5 lights have a wire to the switch box, this could be a long messy charge as each light would have to own its own wire set down to the switch box in order for this to work ...