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    shower leak on floor

    but it looks like the drain pipe is below the lower edge of the keyed drain assembly.
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    shower leak on floor

    What is the rubber gasket called? What about using underwater rated caulking? Any other options that don't require removal of shower pan? Everything there is 10 years old.
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    shower leak on floor

    with grate removed
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    shower leak on floor

    only leaks when human body is then there. (weight on floor) after i remove the foam (and find and fix the leak), how about cutting some blocks to fit below the pan and using block caulking to hold in place?
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    shower leak on floor

    Any ideas what i can do to fix this without tearing out the shower? shower drain never backs up, but pipe below it does leak below shower floor and only when taking shower. See pics. The drain must be leaking. It gets wet inside that wall and with long showers, it leaks out onto the finished...
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    how fix broken faucet?

    screw broke off. dont want to remove wall.
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    How do I mount an outdoor electrical box to line in mast?

    existing mast with cable tv and old burnt out lamp
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    How do I mount an outdoor electrical box to line in mast?

    to hav the ele box mounted on mast below line in wires.
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    adding outdoor washer and dryer

    concerning the 4th gnd wire. Some say: several sites agree with above, but others instruct differently, as shown here: https://www.thespruce.com/change-dryer-cord-3-prong-to-4-1152248 which is correct? tks, paul
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    adding outdoor washer and dryer

    local codes references NEC 10'
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    adding outdoor washer and dryer

    can I use one conduit for both? or Can I tap the 115 off of one side of the 230, like my stove does?
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    adding outdoor washer and dryer

    I've read over the codes https://www.nfpa.org/NEC/About-the-NEC/Explore-the-2017-NEC?openpage=58&access=open But still have some questions. I plan on adding one 20A 115vac breaker and one 30A 230vac breaker. Then running the wires in two conduits thru the block wall from inside garage to the...
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    why open circuit?

    and ceiling fan
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    why open circuit?

    Ceiling +outdoor lights
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    why open circuit?

    House built 1954 w/gr ma apartment w/its own breaker box. All original wiring. Fuse boxes replaced with breaker boxes by licensed electrician in 2012. Three days ago while she used hair dryer in apt bathroom, it stopped. No power at GFCI socket. Breaker did not pop. Also not everything on that...
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    best way to support roof planking overhanging at gable

    maybe this galvanized finish https://imgur.com/a/Le1DF
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    best way to support roof planking overhanging at gable

    What are they called? Can I buy them online? Lumber yards here I've never seen them. Occasionally I see these added to houses here, which is where I got the idea. Only thing is that they were added to stop the over hand from sagging down. Mine dont sag and importantly Im adding this to stop the...
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    best way to support roof planking overhanging at gable

    My 1952 block house roof does not have outriggers, as shown in 1st pic. So nothing will hold my planking down during a hurricane. This is a weak point. Im adding H10S hurricane straps at the eaves, a mechanically seamed HVHZ metal panel roof. Ive added rafter and collar ties and gable supports...
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    How do I remove countertop caulking?

    now all I need is to get a wife. tks, pa
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