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DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 04-08-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Tazman
Thx!

Thanks Neal! I see slotting with the grain is risky as well which is the direction I need to go. Hmmm I'll have some experimenting to do.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 04-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Tazman
How to curve deck skirt?

Greetings!
Just tore down an old deck and rebuilt it. I want to skirt it to keep debris and critters out. 18" from grade to deck surface. The previous builder did not line up the piers so I can't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-22-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Tazman
How to add ground to old home

Greetings all!
My daughter has a home built in 1952 located in Santa Barbara county, CA. The previous owners have been in the walls and I can see romex and new 3-slot receptacles but no grounds...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 03-27-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,932
Posted By Tazman
walls...

this is on the exterior stucco rear wall of the house and sits on a concrete slab patio with a mostly open roof with those corrugated fiberglass panels. No sides or front enclosure at all. many...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 03-27-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,932
Posted By Tazman
Options for gas dryer vent on patio

Hi all,

My daugher and SIL are buying a house and the washer, gas dryer and water heater are ouside o the patio. Seems to be the norm there although not my preference. Previous owner just let...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-06-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Tazman
That's what I feared...

Thanks majakdragon. Exactly what I was fearing. So I guess I have two options. Leave the tub and maybe some day have it refinished (not my preference. Or the end wall (back?) is the closet in a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-06-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Tazman
what Stanley sez..

Tub is 20yrs old porcelain over steel. 60x29by18. Doorway with stops is 27. I can get to the underside if needed via the crawl space to disconnect the drain etc. So if I understand correctly by...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-05-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Tazman
Tub pic - will it fit or?

Ok assuming I did this correctly there should be pic here. This is looking in to the tub area from the vanity section. Once I pull down the tile and drywall, will the tub be able to tip up on end...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-05-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Tazman
Tub removal/replacement Q

Hi all,

Eventually I will be gutting my hall bath. It's baically a 10x10 room divided into to 5x5's. First has just the vanity and the second with a regular door has a standard tub and toilet. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-09-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,083
Posted By Tazman
Thanks!

Thanks Nestor! I'll check with my BM dealer for that paint. Maybe I could spray them the first round and then come back with a roller and add a 2nd coat to just the shelves to get an extra level of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-08-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,083
Posted By Tazman
Kitchen Cabinet Interior Painting

Hi all,
I'm slowly planning a kitchen facelift and will most likely get new doors & drawer fronts and refinish the cases. I've done various refinishing projects so I'm comfortable with that task. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-17-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Tazman
Thanks

Thanks majakdragon. It's a plain ol' steel/porcelein tub. The 2x4's only go around the permiter, nothing across the middle etc. Beats me.
Randy
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-17-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Tazman
Thanks

Thanks majakdragon. It's a plain ol' steel/porcelein tub. The 2x4's only go around the permiter, nothing across the middle etc. Beats me.
Randy
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-09-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Tazman
Thank you!

Thanks Glen, Makes life a bit easier. As for the 2x4, only thing I can see is the vinyl floor rolled up to a lip on the tub side so no floor seam to leak. I'll have the floor open to re-enforce...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-09-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Tazman
Bathtub replacment questions

Hi all, Previous requests for help were spot on so hopefully this one will be too. I'm slowly planning a hall bath redo and will be replacing the tub. New tub will be going in same location. I am...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 07-11-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 972
Posted By Tazman
No power to bake element

Hi all

Older GE oven/micro combo. bake element fried and broke in pieces. got a new one, installed it and no heat. upper element and light and micro work. put a test lite on the two leads with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-15-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,078
Posted By Tazman
Hi all, Update on what I found. Opened panel by...

Hi all, Update on what I found. Opened panel by spa and under breaker cover was 2 hots a ground and a neutral. I've removed the panel as it went with the spa and color taped the neutral and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-28-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,078
Posted By Tazman
Hi all Sorry for the confusion. The proper term...

Hi all
Sorry for the confusion. The proper term is probably a service disconnect. The entire picture is> House main panel is feeding s subpanel that was added in my garage. That sub has the 50A...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-26-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,078
Posted By Tazman
I was thinking about the wire size too and...

I was thinking about the wire size too and wondering if it may be an issue. Can I leave it a 240 ckt to a new sub and split it out there in to a couple 110's? Some how I think not because there...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-25-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,078
Posted By Tazman
Thank you! That was kind of what I was thinking....

Thank you! That was kind of what I was thinking. Don't need a ton of power on the deck. Intent is for maybe some outdoor lighting, a small fountain pump and ability for a power tool as needed etc...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-25-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,078
Posted By Tazman
Thanks for the quick reply! Ok I think I get the...

Thanks for the quick reply! Ok I think I get the main breaker part and the GFCI part. Where I am a bit lost is the neutral wire. Does one of the now hot 110's become the neutral or do they both...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-25-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,078
Posted By Tazman
Can I change a 220 circuit into a 110 and how?

Hi all,
I have a spa circuit, 50A single phase at the main panel connected to spa sub panel with a 30A and a 20A breaker in it. I'm selling the spa and the sub panel will go with it. Can I change...
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