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    replacement battery for drill

    I have an old Craftsman 3/8" drill Model No. 315.101531 and the original charger. The original batteries are labeled "14.4 volt EX" Model No. 1325101 and are apparently Ni-Cad. They don't seem to...
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    Ceiling fan light

    What total wattage is considered very bright for a ceiling fan with one or more LED bulbs? Thank you.
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Thank you. I will try that.

    Thank you. I will try that.
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    Maximum bulb wattage question

    I have a light fixture that says it can use a 60-watt maximum bulb. It seems that a typical 13W CFL is the equivalent of 60 watts of incandescent light. What is the maximum bulb wattage I can use if...
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    wall extension

    I need to replace some plastic on my wall extension and at the same time replace the wooden piece (similar to the one in the photos). I found that piece at Lowes but it doesn't match up. The good...
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    Can I buy one of these?

    I have a storage cabinet with 2 doors. I am missing the part shown below for one of the doors. It attaches to the inside of the door with the screw as shown so that the door can be locked. Can I buy...
  8. Refrigerator's freezer temperature control

    I know this is a vague question but here it is. I have a 2015 model Frigidaire refrigerator. The Auxiliary Freezer Temperature Control in the freezer compartment was stuck and could not be adjusted...
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    The valves are decades old. Until I can figure...

    The valves are decades old. Until I can figure out how to attach the photo, I'll have to say that what I called a flow control screw is more of a threaded cylinder with a (perhaps) 6-sided "crown" on...
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    Thanks but I put a simple .jpg file in the upload...

    Thanks but I put a simple .jpg file in the upload area twice as a test (966 bytes and the dimensions are 58  39) but I still get a white asterisk in a red circle after both files.
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    Automatic sprinkler valve problem

    A rotary sprinkler would not shut off and I must have damaged the flow control screw on an old, brass sprinkler valve by trying to turn the top of the screw with the wrong tool plus I did not loosen...
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    Can't upload attachment

    I cannot upload a photo even though I have followed all the requirements for the allowed file types and their maximum sizes. What can I be doing wrong? Thank you.
  13. I just tried 2 new TopStar Type JD 100W 120V E-11...

    I just tried 2 new TopStar Type JD 100W 120V E-11 Tungsten Halogen lamps in the light fixture and neither work. Is it perhaps the light fixture itself that is no good? Thanks.
  14. Follow-up

    Following up: after going back & forth with Sears, they eventually told me they don't offer fiberglass in my market so I went to Lowes. As the old door had termite damage and does have exposure I...
  15. Thanks, but I was wrong !!

    The bulb finally burned out so I took off the diffuser and on a ladder got a good look at the interior of the fixture. I was wrong. The bulb did unscrew but now I have a follow-up question. The bulb...
  16. Which is preferable for an exterior door: fiberglass or steel?

    I would like to replace an old, wooden exterior door that gives access to the garage with a low-maintenance steel or fiberglass option. I know steel will eventually rust but is cheaper and won't...
  17. What bulb is this and how do I safely remove it?

    I have an overhead light fixture that has an unusual bulb in it. When it comes time to replace it I'd like to know how to remove it. I can see that it says E11, 130V, 100W but it doesn't look like...
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    Will a fin comb be useful?

    Will a fin comb help straighten the fins on the evaporator of this window air conditioner? It looks like there are about 20 fins per inch. Thank you.
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