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I have an instant digital scale capacity 1000 grams. I cannot get it to calibrate. Is there a reset button or goes can I fix this. Putting new batteries in now to wait answer.

Question moved from Cars and Trucks to Scales. Home scales are not capable of being calibrated. They are done in the factory to a fairly strict standard. Only commercial scales are capable of recalibrations and that has to be done by a technician, stamped and certified by certificate. The closest is a 'Tare' which guarantees zero. Normally, press on, and momentarily press On again. Unless you have a certified weight, you have nothing to calibrate against. Even a pound of butter or 2 pounds of sugar, is an approximation. You would need an old scale shop keepers weight with the lead filled hole in the bottom, with the numbered, certified stamp impressed into the lead.
1/8/2022 12:01:00 AM • Home • Answered on Jan 08, 2022
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My fluorescent shop light fixtures sometimes does not go on and sometimes the bulbs just flicker without giving much light. What's wrong?

If your shop is in your garage, and it is cold outside, the two-pin fluorescent tubes don't work very well. Garage lighting (fluorescent) should be the HO (high output) type. It operates on the same voltage. The tubes are not interchangeable. You need a HO fixture. If your shop is inside your house, then flickering tubes (assuming that you tried changing them out with new ones) indicate a bad ballast inside the fixture. You can either change out the ballast, or for almost the same price, replace the fixture.
1/5/2022 8:09:23 PM • Home • Answered on Jan 05, 2022
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Weight watchers digital food scales. The weighing platform has come loose. very wobbly.

Question moved to Scales. No model given but if it has gone wobbly, there is probably a screw that has come loose and just needs tightening. If it is the fully enclosed flat type, you will need to get in through the base.
1/5/2022 5:22:24 AM • Home • Answered on Jan 05, 2022
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I am having these black flecks of what appear to be plastic in my sinks, toilets and washer

Your water utility company fitting new pipes or cutting them for repairs. Phone them and ask. Keep a sample.
1/5/2022 4:09:25 AM • Home • Answered on Jan 05, 2022
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What can I do about cockroaches in my home?

Cockroaches thrive in warm areas with plentiful access to food and water. The best home remedies for getting rid of them are:
  • Clean your home thoroughly to make sure there is nothing for them to eat, such as crumbs on the floor
  • Keep your home cool to discourage them from entering
  • Seal up cracks. Cockroaches can live in small cracks in concrete, so seal your home properly to stop them entering
  • Use home poison-bait solutions such as a mixture of powdered sugar and boric acid.
If none of that works, it's time to bring in the professionals. I tried all of the above in my home in Tonbridge a few years ago before I gave up when nothing seemed to work. Fortunately, after I called out this company offering pest control in Tonbridge, the problem disappeared overnight and I haven't seen a cockroach since!
12/31/2021 3:00:21 PM • Home • Answered on Dec 31, 2021
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I need advice on DIY radon mitigation

Videos and text based articles. It sounds like you need an extraction system. https://www.google.com/search?q=DIY+radon+mitigation ..
12/27/2021 8:08:33 PM • Home • Answered on Dec 27, 2021
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How do I set alarm for Sat and Sun only

For every clock radio ever made? Normally you can't. Only complicated 7 day timers can be programmed not to do anything at weekends. Google make model manual PLEASE 'make model (what it is)' in all questions.
12/24/2021 7:40:48 PM • Home • Answered on Dec 24, 2021
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The strip behind kitchen backsplash has come up

Remove it, clean it and replace it. Unless is is a tiled backsplash, because that moulding extends down behind the tiles an inch. This is one of those questions where a picture is worth a thousand words. :>D
12/23/2021 7:51:25 PM • Home • Answered on Dec 23, 2021
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Troubleshooting Orchestra of lights sound box

Question moved from Cars and Trucks Category. This is the page for it. You may be able to contact Gemmy direct. https://www.orchestraoflights.com/help_answer.asp?ID=9 ..
12/22/2021 12:14:21 AM • Home • Answered on Dec 22, 2021
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How can i get rawl plugs into plasterwork effectively?

Yes, old lathe and horsehair plaster. The old way is to go all the way through the plaster and into the stone or brick. Then they hammered a square peg into the round hole. Or you can remove the plaster and put a layer of Carlite Browning and a layer of Carlite Finish plaster. Or, use industrial building adhesive like Gripfill to glue a wide board to the plaster first. This spreads the load and has no screws into the plaster. Nothing too heavy on the shelf though. Or use a freestanding shelf unit that is supported by the floor. My house in Dunstable, Bedfordshire was Edwardian.
12/18/2021 6:48:51 PM • Home • Answered on Dec 18, 2021
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What could cause dirt/sand in the toilet bowl?

It is usually a burst watermain on the nearby streets somewhere that has been repaired. During the repair and cutting the pipes, sand got in. You can phone your water authority and ask.
12/17/2021 10:50:01 AM • Home • Answered on Dec 17, 2021
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How do i stop shower tiles continually coming loose?

use the correct tile adhesive for the application look for one that when dry is not affected by water some are for floor tiles in showers and others for wall tiles talk to a shop that sells tiles and they will advise of the correct adhesive to use
12/16/2021 2:56:02 PM • Home • Answered on Dec 16, 2021
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LaCrosse Atomic Clock reset itself to the wrong time zone

Mine does that. i just select another time zone that has correct time and forget it, it is not a big deal.
12/15/2021 1:29:31 AM • La Crosse Radio... • Answered on Dec 15, 2021
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Bio Bidet Auto-raise Seat - loud grinding noise but no movement

TAKE IT UP WITH THE MANUFACTURER
12/12/2021 12:43:23 AM • Lid Home • Answered on Dec 12, 2021
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Jacuzzi primo tub - need to take jet out

they twist out
12/8/2021 1:03:07 AM • Jacuzzi Home • Answered on Dec 08, 2021
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