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Posted in thread: Non-standard spacing in between floor joists? on 04-09-2013 at 06:12 PM
Insulation is ment to be a snug fit in 14 1/2" space. If you are using plywood sheeting, you
will waist more than you can save with insulation. Don't forget to lose 3/4" to make your
layout work for s...
Posted in thread: Non-standard spacing in between floor joists? on 04-08-2013 at 07:57 PM
Hello All:If I were to put my joists 17" apart center-to-center, leaving a space of 15.5"-wide,
would there be a problem?
Posted in thread: How do I remove this knob? on 07-19-2012 at 07:44 PM
Folks,I am having problems removing this door
#[*]I used #1 to remove the top assembly.[*]I thought pushi...
Posted in thread: Water heater thermostat problem on 02-14-2012 at 01:22 PM
I talked to Rheem. Apperantly some components are covered longer than one year. They wanted a
serial number as you suggested.I am not able to find this. Is it on the big label glued on to
the body of ...
Posted in thread: Water heater thermostat problem on 02-12-2012 at 09:50 PM
Hello All: The thermostat on my water heater, a Rheem Guardian, does not work properly. As soon
as I turn it to "warm" and beyond the water is super hot.Is it possible to:a- Repair these
Posted in thread: 15 or 20 amp GFCI receptacle? on 12-22-2011 at 01:17 AM
Hello All:Do I need 20 amp GFCI's?Backgorund info:Upon the recommendation I got from this
forum, I am about to replace a few of my two-prong receptacles with GFCI ones.Some are in the
kitchen, and som...
Posted in thread: Outlet starts having sparks on 12-15-2011 at 11:54 PM
I just wanted to make the point that it was dangerous, Perhaps when you have it out and tell us
what you found, and someone can tell you what caused it. You do want to match it to the wire
and don't b...
Posted in thread: Replacing 2 prong outlet + wires might have been switched on 12-13-2011 at 07:48 PM
And what makes you think the junction box is grounded ?Good question. I am being told that in
older buildings they are. However, I would like to make sure that this is the case.How would I
Posted in thread: Replacing 2 prong outlet + wires might have been switched on 12-12-2011 at 01:32 PM
How about connecting the ground on the outlet to the junction box --I have metal ones-- with a
pig tail?I am doing the same thing: Replacing all my two-prong outlets with three-prong
ones.Where it is ...
Posted in thread: Outlet starts having sparks on 12-12-2011 at 01:17 PM
Heat. Once it is loose heat develops. When it heats it expands and contacts making it even
looser.So, do I need to periodically open the outlets where there is high current draw and
tighten the screws...
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