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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-01-2006, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Sparky
Flex Lines

Can I use those braided stainless steel flex lines to hook up a shower control valve? Here is a pic of what I mean.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v92/gtbaker/TSP/BathReno01.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-12-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,545
Posted By Sparky
Granite Tile

Just wondering what I can use to stick the granite tile I just bought to the face of my mantlepiece? I was told I can use Liquid nails but I was thinking if it gets hot in this area it could soften...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-16-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Sparky
Lights brighten

Lights brighten when hair dryer is turned on. Any ideas?:confused:
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-11-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,053
Posted By Sparky
Do you have a fuse panel? If so it sounds to me...

Do you have a fuse panel? If so it sounds to me that one of the cartridge fuse is blown and you're only getting 1/2 of the needed voltage.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-10-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,846
Posted By Sparky
Leak around recirculation pump

I have a leak at my reciculation pump of my oil fired hot water furnace. I was wondering what's involved in fixing this...or is this a job for a oil burner machanic?

I've attached some pictures....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-30-2006, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,456
Posted By Sparky
So what were the readings when you test the...

So what were the readings when you test the voltage? I've seen weird things and it usually traces back to the transformer that supplies the voltage. They don't last forever. I'd call the utility...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-19-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,749
Posted By Sparky
When you replaced the breaker...did you replace...

When you replaced the breaker...did you replace it with a GFCI again? How are you wiring the GFCI in the panel? Did you go around and look at each plug to see if there are any loose wires(with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-19-2005, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,749
Posted By Sparky
I'm not really understanding here. So in your...

I'm not really understanding here. So in your panel there was a GFCI breaker and the outlets outside were GFCI as well?

Did you try anything else in the outlet? If the outlets are GFCI did you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-18-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,042
Posted By Sparky
The bare copper goes to a specific ground bar. ...

The bare copper goes to a specific ground bar. The white goes to a specific neutral bar...not the same as the ground. There should be 2 seperate bars for these. Both red and black get screwed into...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-03-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,946
Posted By Sparky
Any junction box has to be accessable.

Any junction box has to be accessable.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-01-2005, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,725
Posted By Sparky
If you are referring to low-voltage lighting this...

If you are referring to low-voltage lighting this should be a pretty easy job. You will just need to plan things out first. If this is going to be "standard" lighting at 120volts and you want over...
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