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  • Posted in thread: Kitchen Wiring, on 11-03-2010 at 03:26 PM
    Hi there ... Speedy Petey is right about the GFI circuits using the #12 wire but you need by
    code to have two separate GFI circuits in the Kitchen counter section. This is so if you have
    things like e...

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen Wiring, on 11-03-2010 at 02:14 PM
    so, I have a general question steming from this: My kitchen is on one end of the house... and
    literally my breaker box is clear on the other side.... can I run a heavier gauge wire across
    and do a sub...

  • Posted in thread: Forgot Vapor barrier on 10-29-2010 at 07:08 AM
    It's actually a good thing that you're a bone.......ah ah, I mean you forgot. (hehehe) A
    surface membrane, whether liquid or sheet is better than the moisture barrier on the studs.
    You're using a thin...

  • Posted in thread: Is it a foreclosure or quick-sand? on 10-29-2010 at 07:04 AM
    Thanks. It seems like an informative and entertaining site.I have only been here 2 months...
    its amzaing the amount of knowledge that these guys have here.:welcome:

  • Posted in thread: taking off plaster/ drywall without losing insulation on 10-28-2010 at 08:20 AM
    If it was done professionally (dense pack), it will probably stay mostly in place. If DIY done,
    it will all fall out because of different procedures and pressure at the install.Garyso its a
    50/50 shot...

  • Posted in thread: Shower head, Dielectric union on 10-28-2010 at 08:17 AM
    I would truly be surprised if I ever found a steel showerhead. Brass and plastic are very
    common.its polished nickle finish, and it really doesn't feel like brass at all and def not
    plastic. I guess s...

  • Posted in thread: Shower head, Dielectric union on 10-27-2010 at 12:40 PM
    I am just about done with the bathroom, I have a Price Fister shower head, can i teflon tape it
    in and just go to a copper fitting or should I use brass. I know the shower head is not galv
    pipe, but i...

  • Posted in thread: Forgot Vapor barrier on 10-27-2010 at 11:07 AM
    So, I feel like a bonehead, threw all of the cement board up in the bathroom last night, but
    forgot to put a vapor barrier behind it.Does Redgaurdwork as a good moisture barrier, or do I
    ahve to go th...

  • Posted in thread: taking off plaster/ drywall without losing insulation on 10-26-2010 at 09:25 AM
    So in our home, we have a set of walls that I will need to do some rewiring in, and it seems
    that we will need to take a portion of the wall out (lower). These are walls that have the
    cellulose insual...

  • Posted in thread: Glass Blocks? on 10-26-2010 at 09:18 AM
    ISUzj, you did an approach to glass blocks that is worth highlighting....which is building a
    frame in the opening, and then building another frame that is a slip-fit into the opening
    frame, and then m...

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