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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings Yesterday, 01:25 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
yeah that is what I was thinking when I was...

yeah that is what I was thinking when I was working. There are definite grout lines between tiles and when I put it I can see there are always small openings left which kept me wondering what i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-15-2014, 08:30 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
yes that particular square one :) actually...

yes that particular square one :)

actually got a challenge question here. If water penetrates through the tile and grout which is a great concertn, would not be easily penetrating through other...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-15-2014, 03:18 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
Hello there guys finally put the last patches and...

Hello there guys finally put the last patches and this is how it looks l. I ll see whther ig ll start peeling off and if so when
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-14-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
Guys i finally installed all 3 units into my...

Guys i finally installed all 3 units into my wall, and tested 2 of them working since one of the heater is shot. I had to turn all the way you to 75 degrees for the heater to start heading up. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-27-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
i actually ordered online 6 of them with x6 in...

i actually ordered online 6 of them with x6 in package. It was heavily discounted. However I had to return 3 of them as corners were crumbled and one of them flat out has already some liquid damage...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-27-2014, 01:06 AM
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Posted By gghrt000
Went to homedepot to see if they have additional....

Went to homedepot to see if they have additional. There was none. I asked store associates about these tiles and got informed that they seldom stock as demand is not that high and explained the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-27-2014, 01:03 AM
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Posted By gghrt000
there was a cold water definitely in the toilet....

there was a cold water definitely in the toilet. Also getting some lukewater on both. I knocked couple of neighbours and was able to get hold of at least one, she also said experienced the issue. She...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-20-2014, 05:42 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
hot water only in shower, mostly hot water in bathroom sink after plumbing job

my condo unit had a working bathroom shower and sink for about a year but recently it has got cold water only during weekends and shortly after that plumber seen outside apparently taking care of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-18-2014, 05:33 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
Yes, i do ack I did not take this bathroom job...

Yes, i do ack I did not take this bathroom job seriously as the other ones I did before. Still learning.. The fact that patching the hole with tile and grout and having it realize it is still not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-18-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
i had run out of tiles while I was doing. I had...

i had run out of tiles while I was doing. I had used 2 of the packets which in the picture when I got onto last 3rd all of them were bad. So I ordered another set from online which should be coming...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-18-2014, 12:46 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
holding my breath too :)

holding my breath too :)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-13-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
ok, i guess i will have to live with the current...

ok, i guess i will have to live with the current tile patch and hope it wont happen. Sort of r.roulette.
At least I solace myself by saying that i did not make it worse than it was. :). Before...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-11-2014, 08:42 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
Hi nealtw, I think i partly got it now. YOu are...

Hi nealtw, I think i partly got it now. YOu are saying the original installation of the soap tray was not good.
Anyways did some research for really good one, looks like one has to install...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-11-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By gghrt000
Tile is just plastic peel-and-stick type, I...

Tile is just plastic peel-and-stick type, I already started putting but it appear I did not buy enough quantity less one of the package with 12 unit was ruined with water damage so job is halfway...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-11-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By gghrt000
Hi Nealtw, There was not any smell coming out of....

Hi Nealtw, There was not any smell coming out of. When you say patch what do you mean? What could go wrong? Can you elaborate on this one? I'd rather take it seriously as this is a multi-dwelling...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 08-10-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
alright guys, finally took the whole thing out....

alright guys, finally took the whole thing out. But not with the angle. Got a cheap one from homedepo but that damn is hell of a noisy even with my motorcycle helmet on with all sparkles flying off....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 872
Posted By gghrt000
i think so, it does not identify on the wall...

i think so, it does not identify on the wall itself but looking at the diagram inside the cap, whateever two wires from one of the wall holes that are connected to two RED wires must be the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-03-2014, 11:43 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
thanks nealtw, watched the video it gave me an...

thanks nealtw, watched the video it gave me an important reminder to turn off the fuse, i was going to do it on live wire!!
After looking at video i also found important difference between old and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-22-2014, 12:33 AM
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Views: 872
Posted By gghrt000
Ok I am just getting ready to install. I will...

Ok I am just getting ready to install. I will look through later threads after installation :).
It appears from cover back diagram two red lines are from LINE and two black is to the LOAD which is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-21-2014, 01:24 PM
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Views: 872
Posted By gghrt000
i see, i will have to take a look at the heater....

i see, i will have to take a look at the heater. there are two one in the living room and another in the bedroom. Since i live in a cali state, rarely need to use the heater, during winter I turn it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-21-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By gghrt000
Thanks, it is really these little stuff that...

Thanks, it is really these little stuff that holds back after major work is done. Like they say devil is in the details. I am going to look at angle grinder.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-20-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 872
Posted By gghrt000
actually i find a bunch of them in the homedepot....

actually i find a bunch of them in the homedepot. the ones resembling mine with rectangle shapes has a 120/240 rating instead of 125/250/277VAC with the current one. Wonder if this make a big...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-20-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By gghrt000
need to remove this pesky soap holder

There is an ugly soap holder made of probably ceramic and firmly planted to bathroom shower tiles. Part of it already was broken off and today I tried to take off whole thing. I tried with big flat...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-20-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By gghrt000
ok i got them popped off. I also slid open the...

ok i got them popped off. I also slid open the revolving know and what is behind was a main unit into which 5 wires 2red+2black and one ground wires plugged in. Yesterday went to homedepo and what...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-20-2014, 07:39 PM
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Views: 502
Posted By gghrt000
thanks guys, I got exatly the adapter i think it...

thanks guys, I got exatly the adapter i think it had 15/16 on the faucet side and the other end fit the hose like the bill. So other day, i was able to plug into bathroom sink with ease and sprayed...
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