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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-22-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,529
Posted By knewshound
Well, by code, the AC needs to be on a separate...

Well, by code, the AC needs to be on a separate breaker.

The regular outlets need only to be run in, hooked up at the outlets then installed in the panel, ideally on their own breaker also.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-21-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,842
Posted By knewshound
I think that by the time you mask off all the...

I think that by the time you mask off all the trim you could have had it already cut in.

I often prime and finish paint my trim in the shop, pin nail it in, fill the holes and then only a quick...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-12-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 25,421
Posted By knewshound
I did a master bath remodel 2 years ago. ...

I did a master bath remodel 2 years ago.

From this

http://img155.imageshack.us/edit_preview.php?l=img155/4890/frontviewxb9.jpg&action=rotate

To this
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-13-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By knewshound
Finally done

Well, it took longer than I wanted, we have several setbacks and an badly timed bout of the flu messed us up, but I am finally finished.

The final cost was $12k including every screw, nail and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-08-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By knewshound
The saga continues

All the major plumbing is DONE

http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/9283/img0457gp6.th.jpg (http://img513.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img0457gp6.jpg)

Rough Elect is DONE.

All Framing is DONE
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-28-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,326
Posted By knewshound
My wife, the long suffering Mrs knewshound is...

My wife, the long suffering Mrs knewshound is also from "luma and agreed. We used to live across the street from PPP and would occasionally find chickens in the yard.

I am in the process of a 10K...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-28-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,639
Posted By knewshound
DO NOT run cable in HVAC ducts. PVC is toxic...

DO NOT run cable in HVAC ducts.

PVC is toxic when it burns.

Have you considered Wiremold if you cannot fish the walls?
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-27-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,639
Posted By knewshound
I have 48 Cat5 cables and 26 1Ghz Coax. If...

I have 48 Cat5 cables and 26 1Ghz Coax.

If you do not want to DIY this project, think about hiring a dedicated low voltage installer.

If you do want to DIY think about bundling your cables and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-27-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,383
Posted By knewshound
Well, thanks to some suggestions, I think I...

Well, thanks to some suggestions, I think I pulled it off.

http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/3976/fixedventsp4.th.jpg (http://img155.imageshack.us/my.php?image=fixedventsp4.jpg)

Thanks for the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-27-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By knewshound
We yanked the old tub are and are turning it into...

We yanked the old tub are and are turning it into a dedicated shower.

http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/7098/oldtubandtoiletef0.th.jpg...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-27-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By knewshound
In case you were feeling sorry for yourself...

Welcome to my world...

Old master bath; His and Hers walk in closets, tiny Dressing area, very small Toilet- Shower combo room.

http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/7718/oldfrontaq4.th.jpg...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-13-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,383
Posted By knewshound
1/2 inch Copper around existing Vent Stack?

I was thinking I could ease a curve in, notch the 2X4 and saddle over the pipe, but one way or the other I sure need to get this 1/2 inch copper past the 2 inch vent stack.

Working the PCV vent...
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