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Hot Topics: Can You Make Homemade Rifle Pellets?

It's not especially cost effective.

Hot Topics: Wire Size for a 60 Amp Circuit

The forum recommends 6-3 wire for this project.

Hot Topics: How Much Would a 10x12 Deck Cost?

The forum brings their expertise to deck pricing estimates.

Hot Topics: Car Stuck in Park

The forum helps a member jolt back into motion.

Hot Topics: Grading Yard for Patio Pavers

You may need to move some earth around to keep things level.

Hot Topics: Backyard Flooding

The forum helps drain a swampy situation.

Hot Topics: Electric Stove Wiring

The forum tackles wire sizing issues.

Hot Topics: Sub Panel Diagrams

The forum weighs in on some detailed wiring diagrams.

Hot Topics: Problems Manually Starting Your Snow Thrower?

Don't get caught with a stalled snow blower this winter.

Hot Topics: Small Cabin on Stilts

The forum helps with off the grid construction.

Hot Topics: Plumbing a Laundry Room

Read for advice on washing machine pipes.

Hot Topics: Painting Cedar Shakes on a House

How od you remove layers of old paint?

Hot Topics: Broken AC in Honda Odysseys

Odyssey owners embark on a journey to cooling repair.

Hot Topics: Photo Stuck to Glass

Judicious use of water can be helpful.

Hot Topics: Deck Construction Advice

The forum helps a member with a detailed outdoor design.

Hot Topics: AC Requires Contactor Switch

The forum comes through with an inexpensive workaround.

Hot Topics: Fixing a Humidity Sensor

It might involve some soldering.

Hot Topics: Powering a Shed with an RV Plug

The plug probably offers plenty of power.

Hot Topics: Removing and Replacing a Hearth

The forum lends a hand with a handsome fireplace upgrade.

Hot Topics: Getting Rid of the Poison Ivy

You're gonna need an ocean of calamine lotion.

Hot Topics: A Bug in the System - Literally

This week, the Forum gets the AC working again.

Hot Topics: Digitizing Pictures

The forum helps get memories to the cloud.

Hot Topics: Sprucing Up Old Wood Siding

What should you do with your old wood siding?

Hot Topics: Adding Twin Breakers to a Subpanel

Some appliances require 240 volts.

Hot Topics: Outlet On, Lights Out

A case study in spot-checking wiring issues.

Hot Topics: Congratulations! You Have a Generator

The forum helps explain best practices.

Hot Topics: Homemade Cogenerator Plant

They generate both energy and heat.

Hot Topics: Why Can I See Through This Paint?

Even in DIY, there's fine print.

Hot Topics: Short Faucet Lines

The forum helps extend some sink plumbing.

Hot Topics: One Switch with Three Black Wires

The forum untangles some wires with unknown functions.

Hot Topics: Cedar Fence Posts

They're prized for durability and strength.

Hot Topics: Adjusting Old Radiators

The forum helps unstick an old heater.

Hot Topics: Mystery Wires

The forum untangles a small but juicy mystery.

Hot Topics: Homemade Bread

It's simpler than you think.

Hot Topics: Dryer Burning Smell

This might be nothing, or it could be dangerous.

Hot Topics: Burner Overheating

This can be dangerous if it's not addressed.

Hot Topics: Picking the Right Thermostat

The forum chats about some good options on the market.

Hot Topics: Roof Rafter Construction

The forum assists with an advanced wood rafter project.

Hot Topics: Exterior Wood Filler Recommendation

What's the best way to redo a bad caulk job?

Hot Topics: Drywall Around a Shower

The Forum helps a member tackle soft drywall in a bathroom.

Hot Topics: Duct Cleaning Scam

How dirty are they really?

Hot Topics: Winter Condo Humidity

The forum teases out a moisture issue.

Hot Topics: Furnace Switch Repair

The forum tackles a small fix for this big appliance.

Hot Topics: It's Finally Pool Season

It's about time to take a dip in the pool.

Hot Topics: Tools Needed to Install a Hardwood Floor

Hardwood floor installation requires tools.

Hot Topics: Boiler Issues

This problem boiled down to a malfunctioning cartridge.