Last Activity:01-10-2017 3:55 AM
Posted in thread: Gable Wall bracing question on 01-09-2017 at 09:27 PM
Hi,I'm working to brace up my gable end wall to strengthen it against wind. I found this video
here of what I am trying to do.[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrYL2ooCOxA[/ame]I cannot
do this exa...
Posted in thread: Laminating top plate, spacing joins help? on 01-08-2017 at 11:22 PM
Most times, the top plate is double and the joins are about 4 ft apart. So I am sure that if
you are off setting the joints, it should be fine.It is the structure above that gives
resistance to wind.W...
Posted in thread: Laminating top plate, spacing joins help? on 01-08-2017 at 10:45 PM
Hi,I'm laminating three layers of 2x6 lumber together to form the top plate of a 32' long
garage wall. We have a lot of wind. The longest 2x6 I have available is 26' long. 1. I have the
bottom layer f...
Posted in thread: Venting basement washroom??? on 06-16-2010 at 10:21 AM
Hi,.I'm installing a Saniflow pumping toilet in the basement of my two storey home. I will also
be connecting a bath tub and vanity sink to this pumping toilet. Can I vent this system through
a vent c...
Posted in thread: exterior steel door leak?? on 10-15-2009 at 11:25 AM
yes, mine has a magnetic weather strip.
Posted in thread: exterior steel door leak?? on 10-14-2009 at 10:46 AM
Hi, I have and exterior steel door with magnetic seals along the sides and top. On the bottom
the sill is capped with aluminum with a plastic channel threshold. I have replaced the door
sweep seal on ...
Posted in thread: fan / baseboard heater question on 10-03-2009 at 12:44 PM
Thats fine Thanks!
Posted in thread: fan / baseboard heater question on 10-03-2009 at 06:22 AM
Hi, Can I put a fan forced wall insert heater on the same thermostat as a 750W baseboard
heater? I'm looking at putting a Dimplex 1000W fan forced wall insert heater on the same
thermostat as a 750W b...
Posted in thread: Submersible pump issues on 06-16-2009 at 01:43 PM
I was just told be the local pump shop that if, with the well cap removed, I can hear the pump
running that the well is low on water. Could this be caused by construction in the area?
Posted in thread: Submersible pump issues on 06-15-2009 at 03:28 PM
With pump running I'm reading 240V on both start and run circuits. Shouldn't the start circuit
drop out? Or is the capacitor giving me the voltage? Starter is only capactor to start.