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Tar paper vs deck joist tape

Hi,

i am building a composite deck using Trex decking, over (all new) PT 2x6 joists, over PT 4x6 beams (some old green type and some newer ACQ).

What is is the difference (besides ease and...
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thanks

Thanks everyone for your advice.
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Are joist hangers necessary on my deck?

Hi, I am rebuilding my deck. It is a low deck (under 40" at high point) which I am building to be a floating deck, not attached to the house. The joists span across 4x6 beams which are no further...
04-20-15, 07:17 PM
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Shower pan, flange or no flange? Mud or foam?

Hello- I am installing a shower in my master bath. It is my first time working with tile, thinset, mortar, cement board, any if it. I am trying to decide if I am going to go with a custom shower pan...
10-08-13, 09:08 AM
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Up sizing copper pipe mid stream?

Hello all,

Is it okay to upsize main cold water lines from 3/4" to 1" for a 10' section prior to downsizing and branching? (full explanation below)

I am installing a water softener. My main...
09-22-13, 03:29 PM
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Is a sediment filter needed on a water softener.

How can I tell if I need a sediment filter to be between source and my water filter/softener? The installation instructions that I have both show one, although it is not mentioned. I purchased a...
09-13-13, 10:27 AM
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Thanks for all of the advice!!

Thanks for all of the advice!!
09-13-13, 07:27 AM
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Sorry , that's what I meant to say, upstream... ...

Sorry , that's what I meant to say, upstream...
So in your opinion, are there advantages or disadvantages of using the medium vs the larger system?
09-12-13, 10:10 AM
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Thanks, is the 1.11 tank grossly oversize...

Thanks,

is the 1.11 tank grossly oversize for my use even in 12-15 years when I have two teenagers in the house? will they even last that long?

what about the flow rate? at 8gpm vs 9gpm will...
09-12-13, 09:09 AM
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thanks for he responses. So what would...

thanks for he responses.

So what would "vastly" over sizing be? Given our usage, allowing for the kids to grow, I get 1800 grains per day. (6 grains x 4 people x 75 gallons). Adding some extra...
09-11-13, 10:19 PM
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is there a problem with over sizing a water softener?

I see a lot of information on correctly sizing your system. But why not oversize it? would this cause problems? wouldn't it just either increase the time between regenerations or allow for less...
09-07-13, 12:27 PM
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Posted By jedddelucia

thanks and follow up.

thanks Lawrosa,

the kenmore units are on sale today, I have 3 follow up questions:

a- Is there a problem with buying an oversized unit? i.e. buying a 40K grain unit if I only need 30K grain? ...
09-07-13, 09:52 AM
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help sizing a water softener and filter system

I'd like some help (thanks in advance) figuring out what water softener system to use.

I have a person from rainsoft come and give me the whole snake oil sales bit but a little research quickly...
08-31-13, 11:48 PM
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Posted By jedddelucia

Thanks Lawrosa for making this post it's own...

Thanks Lawrosa for making this post it's own thread.

here is a link to my Water Utilities' report:
http://www.ccwater.com/files/AWQR12.pdf

I was impressed by the presentation that the rainsoft...
08-31-13, 11:36 PM
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so, is rainsoft bad?

This was a very interesting thread. I had a rain soft guy out here today. He told me that the hardness was around a 7 in our water. also, that there is a chance that we have crypto in our water. ...
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