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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-17-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Thanks Glenn. I know my uncle has a crazy jack...

Thanks Glenn.
I know my uncle has a crazy jack that he has used for stuff like this, Ill check with him to see if its that big.

As far as lifting distance, I dont think I will need more than a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-17-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,530
Posted By JoulesWinfield
All you have to do is make sure that you have a...

All you have to do is make sure that you have a switched light at each entry door and that you have calculated the load based on the fixtures that you are using. Remember that flourescent lights are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-17-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By JoulesWinfield
I know this is an old thread but I didnt want to...

I know this is an old thread but I didnt want to start a new one for the same thing.

I was just wondering what type of setup I should use to lift the floor of the fireplace on the outside of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-22-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,690
Posted By JoulesWinfield
First off I totally agree with the mold...

First off I totally agree with the mold suggestions. Mold is a huge problem with standing water, and once it gets started its very hard to totally get rid of.

If there is water getting into the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-26-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,066
Posted By JoulesWinfield
I was thinking there would be something like...

I was thinking there would be something like that. I found the piece that goes from the 6" duct between the joists and 90's into the wall. But I couldnt seem to find the actual duct that would extend...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-26-2007, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,066
Posted By JoulesWinfield
So is the 3x12 duct something I can buy or would...

So is the 3x12 duct something I can buy or would I need to bend it up myself?

Also since only one side will be drywalled for now should I just cover the other side with a peice of sheet metal?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-25-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,066
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Running a heat duct down the inside of a wall

Just wondering what the standard approach is to running a new heat duct down the inside of wall.
The wall in question is 2x4 construction and is not funished but will be drywalled soon after the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-25-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,401
Posted By JoulesWinfield
My buddy is going to come out this weekend to...

My buddy is going to come out this weekend to move the gas line.
Im thinking we are just going to stick with the black pipe that is already in there.

I did get the electrical finished up last...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-16-2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,401
Posted By JoulesWinfield
That is pretty cool. I have a good friend that...

That is pretty cool.
I have a good friend that is a licensed master plumber Ill have him look in to weather or not I can use it. This could make moving the washer and dryer upstairs much eaiser.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-12-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,401
Posted By JoulesWinfield
That must be some kind of new flexible line. I...

That must be some kind of new flexible line.
I know that using the traditional flex lines for more than a few feet is a big no no. And I understand why.

Do you have any information about the type...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-10-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,401
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Update: Had my plumber buddy stop by and take a...

Update:
Had my plumber buddy stop by and take a look. Looks like I can just move the pipe with minimal effort. Just need a couple of fittings and a short length of pipe.
I can run it tight to the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-06-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Cool, thanks for all your help Glenn. I may...

Cool, thanks for all your help Glenn.
I may actually get this done before the snow flies.
Still gotta finish that bedroom project though.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-05-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By JoulesWinfield
So are you just saying to temporarilly lift it...

So are you just saying to temporarilly lift it from the out side, disconnect the steel brackets, level the floor, reattach the brackets and then I could remove the "jacks"? That would be nice to not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-04-2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Glenn, strange to see your reply. lol You...

Glenn, strange to see your reply. lol

You hit it on the head. The inside of the fireplace is a couple of peices of some fake stone fire stop stuff, and the chimney is just wood and vinyl siding...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-03-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By JoulesWinfield
An interesting problem...sagging chimney.

I have been contemplating how to address this issue since I bought this house and discovered it.

The floor in front of my fire place is raised slightly. When I went into the basement to see what...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-03-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,974
Posted By JoulesWinfield
I recently discovered a new method; Right up to...

I recently discovered a new method;
Right up to the side of my basement wall I dug a hole 38x52x42,
the next morning there was a dead mole in the bottom.

I know seems like a large hole, but you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-02-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,737
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Great thanks guys. The return Im thinking of...

Great thanks guys.
The return Im thinking of splitting is one that uses the whole space between floor joists and it only goes to one room so I think that will be sufficient for the two rooms.

For...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-02-2007, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,737
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Thanks Glenn and Hube. I think I have it...

Thanks Glenn and Hube.
I think I have it figured out. My brother told me that it is ok to split an existing cold air return and run it to this room as well. Is that correct?
If it is than I can run...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-28-2006, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,737
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Thanks guys. The size of the room is about...

Thanks guys.
The size of the room is about 8'-8" x 13'-4". I say about cause Im not totally done drawing it.

If you check my post in the Framing section (Post#9)...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-28-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,401
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Yea thats what I think Im gonna end up with. ...

Yea thats what I think Im gonna end up with.
Maybe later when I can get in to put up some better finish work Ill try to make up some thing a little better.
I already have a support post to box in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-27-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Thanks for the reply. Looks like the 2/2/2/4AL...

Thanks for the reply.
Looks like the 2/2/2/4AL SER is the way to go.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-27-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,737
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Adding a basement bedroom

As the title states Im adding a bedroom in my basement.
I am trying to figure out how to properly move the existing overhead heat duct and add a cold air return to the bedroom.

I could eaisly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-27-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,401
Posted By JoulesWinfield
The gas pipe is Black pipe, I would assume steel....

The gas pipe is Black pipe, I would assume steel. The home was build in 1996 so it is pretty close to curent standards.

It is actually the pipe that connects to the oven/range in the kitchen up...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-22-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,401
Posted By JoulesWinfield
Heres an updated plan. ...

Heres an updated plan.
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h126/JoulesWinfield/basement-1.jpg
Still need a couple of things worked out.
Heat and cold air return. Framing around Egress window.

Oh,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-21-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By JoulesWinfield
So youre saying the SER cable is aluminum with...

So youre saying the SER cable is aluminum with three 2awg and a 4awg ground?
Aluminum seems to be the standard in my area for larger feeds, but I was wondering if copper wouldnt be cheeper (since it...
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