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Posted in thread: Does PEX Color Matter? on 06-10-2014 at 04:30 PM
Sounds like a good time to install a circulation loop and pump. :2cents:Did a lot of research
on this, most people seem to agree you're going to spend more reheating water then you save on
Posted in thread: Does PEX Color Matter? on 06-10-2014 at 01:37 PM
Red and blue are handy markers for hot and cold but white is fine for everything if you want,
Don't know about paint.Thanks, my biggest concern was whether the red pipe had a higher temp
rating or som...
Posted in thread: Does PEX Color Matter? on 06-10-2014 at 01:36 PM
They now have flexible "rattle can" paint specially formulated for plastics, which should make
quick work of painting the Pex.If only I didn't have a picky wife who chooses "rustic charcoal"
Posted in thread: Does PEX Color Matter? on 06-10-2014 at 01:35 PM
I suggest building a hot cold supply manifold and then running homerun to everything within
reason. The one exception I did was run a ¾ to the second floor bath and then branch off to 1/2
. with every...
Posted in thread: Does PEX Color Matter? on 06-10-2014 at 07:17 AM
I'm going to begin switching to PEX in my house, starting with a kitchen remodel. I know they
offer it in several different colors, primarily white, red, and blue. In my basement we left
the ceiling j...
Posted in thread: Washing Machine/Dryer Tearing Tank Tops on 07-14-2009 at 10:11 AM
I bought a Frigidaire front loading washer and dryer about 2 years ago, and have had no issues
with it. When my fiance moved in with me, she started washing her tank tops in my washer and
Posted in thread: Mounting Recessed Lights in 7 inch concrete ceiling?? on 07-09-2009 at 09:13 AM
I am at awe why there aren't any simple can housings or shells. I mean a manufacturer could cut
a can in two and drill some holes to screw them in and then they would have them. However I
guess then t...
Posted in thread: How many GFCI's do I need in a kitchen? on 07-09-2009 at 09:09 AM
Your plan will work IF the receptacles are on the same circuit. Depending on if the kitchen was
rewired at some time it could be three separate circuits. It could also be knob a tube circuit
that is w...
Posted in thread: How many GFCI's do I need in a kitchen? on 07-07-2009 at 11:39 AM
I just bought my first house and I noticed that in the kitchen there are three outlets, all
installed with GFCI outlets. The house is not grounded, and has 2 prong outlets everywhere else
in the house...
Posted in thread: stainless steel- is it really for 'everyone'? on 07-07-2009 at 10:53 AM
I work in a clean room environment (tissue processing) and we have stainless steel freezers and
warmers for storing different chemicals we use. I have to clean them daily with Stainless