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How many Ask MetaFilter readers does it take to change a lightbulb?

I've recently moved into a new apartment and found that two of the three bulbs in the bathroom vanity lighting are burnt out. The problem? I can't figure out how to actually get at the bulbs to replace them. Can you help? Images and description inside... [more inside]
posted by Rewind on Oct 13, 2013 - 15 answers

Problem with a broken window lock

We have a problem with a broken window lock. [more inside]
posted by TheophileEscargot on Jun 30, 2013 - 8 answers

Neighbor rebuilding shared fence--do I have any responsibility?

My neighbor has expressed a desire to rebuild the wooden fence between our houses. We share one side of the fence with her, and it's definitely in need of repair--warped boards, aging, etc. Should she be fully responsible for paying for the fence, since it was her idea to fix it? Or should we contribute some money since we share one side of the fence? [more inside]
posted by starkraven on Apr 2, 2013 - 36 answers

Tool me up, please.

Help a homeowner spend $500 to expand his basic tool collection. What will give me the most value and use for my money? [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 10, 2012 - 30 answers

How to tell when a furnace is on its last leg?

I have a 20-year-old furnace. [more inside]
posted by Nonce on Oct 20, 2009 - 15 answers

Help me find someone in Chicago who can fix my porch this year.

Please help me find a good contractor on the north side of Chicago to fix my porch. [more inside]
posted by AgentRocket on Aug 17, 2007 - 2 answers

My Door is Ajar

Interior sliding door repair in New York City? [more inside]
posted by snickerdoodle on Aug 14, 2007 - 2 answers

drywall repair

Talk to me about drywall repair. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by kmel on Dec 17, 2003 - 10 answers

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