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  • 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
    flooring supplie...

  • 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.
    Thanks Stuart

  • 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
    channel lo...

  • 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...