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  • Posted in thread: Any advice on installing service-mast (through-the-roof) and semi-flush meter/main? on 07-23-2015 at 02:58 PM
    My current 200 AMP electrical service attaches to the rear of my single-family house's
    second-story roofline, and passes over a single story addition. During an electrical
    inspection, the city inspect...

  • Posted in thread: Manual J Question - Number of occupants, multiple floors on 04-27-2012 at 07:27 AM
    I'm doing a Manual J calculation (using version 7) for a two-story, with a finished basement,
    house. For the number of occupants (for sensible and latent heat gain), the example in the
    Manual J book s...

  • Posted in thread: Place DIY Basement Slab in Sections? on 10-27-2011 at 09:13 AM
    If I was to do this job, I would form it up in strips four feet wide to make screeting and
    finishing easier, if I wanted to tie new to old I would use maybe two foot wide mesh and I
    would form it with...

  • Posted in thread: Place DIY Basement Slab in Sections? on 10-26-2011 at 12:55 PM
    I had a few questions in regards to doing multiple pours for a basement floor (with rebar tying
    the sections together).1. If you do multiple pours, do the 'joints' between the sections become
    natural ...

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone else had a bad experience with web-based construction supply merchants? on 10-07-2011 at 08:14 PM
    I'll go first...When is a cardboard box a case?I recently ordered construction window shims
    from, Mr. Shims.He sells a kit of shims that contains a variety of sizes and which is described
    as:'Our asso...

  • Posted in thread: Rewiring old house question on 09-21-2010 at 09:30 PM
    I would do the following:1. Run a single 14-2 to master bedroom and run the overhead lights for
    the closet and bedroom on same circuit. 2. Run a single 14-2 to master bedroom and run to the

  • Posted in thread: Installation of Tuff-R sheet foam - in-cavity/out cavity? on 10-06-2008 at 05:03 PM
    am redoing the plaster walls in a room in my house in New York (I am also opening up the wall
    cavities to redo the electrical wiring). I don't expect to find any insulation in my 2x4 walls
    (house buil...


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