Last Activity:09-30-2014 8:35 AM
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Posted in thread: Wet spot on wall I can't explain on 09-29-2014 at 07:52 AM
I'm wondering if it's just a case of the water running along the seam between the tub and the
wall panel. It may be just enough to get wicked up by the wall. Check it while someone is
using, or after ...
Posted in thread: High Water Consumption--help me solve a mystery? on 09-29-2014 at 03:09 AM
Watching the meter when nothing is on is your best bet to start but you also need to look at
your appliances. Toilet volume, faucet and shower head water flow rates have changed over the
years and you...
Posted in thread: Neutral Double Tap on 09-28-2014 at 10:41 AM
Here's an explanation on the neutral issue. It's 408.41 in the 2011 NEC also.
Posted in thread: Shower Curb Size on 09-28-2014 at 09:59 AM
As for your shower walls, you want to be absolutely sure they are perfectly plumb, completely
flat and square. It makes for a better and easier tile job.
Posted in thread: DIY renovations, need help on 09-24-2014 at 04:05 PM
The first tip I'd tell you is..............One project at a time. It's easy to get excited
about a new project when you get bored the one you're working on.Don't buy materials for the
job until you're...
Posted in thread: Broken outdoor junction box on 09-22-2014 at 03:27 PM
cu.in is cubic inches. You just want to make sure they are the same depth because your GFI
wants a deep box. You may want to reuse your cover but the code now for outdoor receptacles is
a cover the is...
Posted in thread: Mysterious timer on circuit breaker board on 09-22-2014 at 03:18 PM
The item to the left is a din rail mounted contactor. If you look here you'll see time clocks,
the part number is probably on the face. See page 12. get the part number and either go
directly to Wyle...
Posted in thread: Shed Framing on 09-22-2014 at 04:15 AM
You must be building in a flood zone. It's the only reason I can see for bolting a 9x10 shed to
a slab. That being said, build your foundation, attach your decking to it then shim it level.
Get the pl...
Posted in thread: Oil Heat vs Propane Heat ?? on 09-18-2014 at 04:03 PM
One other thing to consider, though I don't know if it applies to your situation, is purchase
costs. I had propane and unless you owned your tank, which are expensive, you used your
supplier provided ...
Posted in thread: Covering Front Porch in Brick! on 09-17-2014 at 12:04 PM
I can't tell how much of a gap you have under that out swing door but you may need to cut the
bottom to clear the thickness of the brick and whatever you're using for mortar. That means
you'll have to...