New garage door hinges don’t fit?

Hi there. Just got to replacing my corroded hinges on the garage. Those that are familiar know that garage door hinges are all standardized based on their number.All the new hinges I’m buying appear to be about a quarter inch shorter in length… Which means I cannot set the top and bottom screws into their…

Do I need to replace my drywall if I can dry it out?

Texas redditor here. Had a pipe freeze burst and got water throughout about a third of my home. It’s actually not too bad of a situation. There’s some real awful ones out there right now.The water wasn’t more than an inch or inch and a half deep at any one place. It happened while I…

Can I smooth down this chipped marble countertop edge myself?

Purchased this Carrara marble countertop secondhand, and I’m wondering if I can smooth down this damaged edge myself before re-sealing. There are multiple little chips and dings and rough areas, not just one chip or place to fix…like it saw a lot of contact/abuse on that edge in its prior life. https://ift.tt/3qFm7gp I fix this,…

T-valve fix for bidet install

Trying to install a bidet and the pipe from the wall and the inlet to the toilet are right over each other, so there’s no room to insert the t-valve to split the water connection. Any good ideas on how to work around this? via /r/DIY https://ift.tt/3qFF16S

12v Tire Inflator Repair

Hi, All! I have 3 identical slime brand 12v/15A tire inflators that have stopped working. I have disassembled one and when I apply power, it twitches and hums, but doesn’t turn. I removed the inflation piston assembly and can hand spin it and it will continue to spin, but much slower than its intended RPMs….

Spacers left behind

Hey everyone. Just pulled a tile backsplash from my kitchen and had a question. Has it ever been normal to leave the spacers and grout over them? Between all the tiles, I saw little crosses of spacers. I thought they should be pulled before grouting, but I could be very wrong. I purchased this house…

Paint and primer combo or individual

I am getting my roof replaced ( I know having it done isnt really diy ) but as such they are replacing the fascia boards and I need to paint them is it worth using a seperate paint and primer or is the paint primer combos the way to go and any brand actually better…

Need help to identify if motor or switch box is faulty.

Hello there. I’m repairing my Kärcher K7. When I turn it on the safety trips. So I went to unscrew and open everything and make sure nothing was mechanically stuck. This was not the case. And I could not see obvious signs of electric issues (no smell of amperage, no black spots at the wiring)…

Excruciatingly simple question. Mounting a ceiling light

I have a new LED ceiling light which I would like to mount. I live in germany, in an apartment building so the walls are brick or concrete.So I have a hammer drill (Skil 550W wired drill) which hammers in the direction of the drill. Not back and forth. I suppose the back and forth…