Last Activity:01-19-2014 8:29 AM
Posted in thread: what nail to use on face nailed floor on 01-17-2014 at 06:50 PM
Would a 16 ga FN style nail hold this 5/16 oak enough? I have a porter cable 16 ga finish
nailer. I thought I might need a larger nail head like a DA style. I'm doing a 40 sq ft hallway
that wasn't do...
Posted in thread: what nail to use on face nailed floor on 01-16-2014 at 05:13 PM
Any suggestions on what nail and nail gun to install 5/16 by 2 inch face nailed oak flooring.
Looked around the box store today and didn't see anything I thought wood be correct. Wood
Posted in thread: two small floor joist on 02-29-2012 at 05:11 PM
The glue is a great idea. I plan on using a couple of jacks to ease the joists back level or as
far as I can without additional damage. The plumbing will be dropped below the joist. I'm
waiting on my ...
Posted in thread: two small floor joist on 02-29-2012 at 04:10 PM
I have a 1200 sq foot ranch with a full basement built in 1957. The floor joist are 2 x 8
dimensional lumber and they span 12 ' 8". In the center of the house about six in a roll have
had failures. On...
Posted in thread: main panel clearance on 02-02-2012 at 07:43 AM
Thank you for the info Stuart
Posted in thread: main panel clearance on 01-31-2012 at 05:50 PM
Anyone have the latest NEC requirement for access clearance around the panel ?Stuart louisville
Posted in thread: breaker in the panelposition on 04-10-2010 at 10:08 AM
When did the nec begin to require 240 breakers be located in the top of the panel with the 110
at the bottom. I assume its to place the larger amp breakers nearer the power "in" cables.
Posted in thread: Removing drain assembly in shower stall on 03-04-2010 at 09:30 AM
Many of these pvc shower drains come with some type of key to screw it together. By key I mean
a piece of metal that fits in a slot or between protrusions within the drain that you then use
Posted in thread: improper whirlpool tub install on 03-03-2010 at 07:06 PM
I'm trying to repair the seam between a whirlpool tube and the cultured marble wall. I think
the floor joist under the tub were not spaced correctly for a large fiberglass whirlpool tub.
I'm guessing ...
Posted in thread: frozen water lines in outside wall on 01-08-2010 at 04:19 PM
is putting supply lines in an outside wall against plumbing code or just poor common sense.
Have a condo with water lines in an outside wall but within the attic space on the 1st floor
condo. They are...