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1953 Kit house

Thinking of buying a kit house. Have a few questions. Exterior and some interior walls have particle board walls. Can I remodel by taking those down and replace w/sheetrock or is it part of ...
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Draining boiler

Thought I saw a glass gauge in back of boiler. Home inspector pointed to boiler valve on where to drain off water weekly. Just never heard this info before.
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Draining boiler

At a home inspection, inspector said you have to take water off a boiler weekly during heating system. It is a newer boiler,2012, well mclein steam radiators. Never had a system like this and did...
01-02-12, 03:01 PM
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generac 7/8kw generator

I going to have installed this generator. My panal box and gas are
on separate ends of the house. Can pre wired connections be spliced in order to run wire instead of black pipe for gas? generator...
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recessed lights in kitchen

i want to install recessed lights in kitchen of our house. it is a ranch with about 6+ inches of insulation in the attic. home depot has an ic rated can, remodel style that claims can go into...
03-16-10, 12:57 PM
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reply pcboss

label on the panel reads

Square D
Cat. No. QON RM
Series C2

no other model nos. on the box

thanks
03-15-10, 04:55 PM
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garbage disposal

I want to install garbage disposal. Plumbed out ok AND WANTED TO RUN DEDICATED CIRCUIT TO PANEL BOX.When i opened panel, all cricuits were filled (square d 100 amp service). Does disposal need to...
10-03-09, 07:59 PM
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oatey outlet box

installing outlet box for wasing machine. is there a recommende height to install? out let on back of washer is 35 inches above floor. we plan to instll counter top above wash/dryer. can the box be...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-04-09, 12:10 PM
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talked to a few people andwill check w/ voltage...

talked to a few people andwill check w/ voltage meter and turn up thermostat.
thanks
Forum: Water Heaters
03-04-09, 06:59 AM
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hot water issues

like many, we have some hot water issues. house had domestic hw off the boiler and we found it was not enough. I installed 40 gal electric heater. i tapped into the hot water line from the boiler,...
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found my own answer. home depot make a soffit...

found my own answer. home depot make a soffit vent and duct work to install and connect fan ducting to.
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exhaust fan/ soffit connection

We are remodeling the bath and installing exhaust fan.We have soffit vent already in place. There is not much of a lip on the soffit vent. How can I connect the the duct work to the soffit vent for...
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2 " trapway

We are remodeling the bath and have found a toilet we like, Porcher Call II 17" high with a 2 " trapway. Our waste lines are 3" and was curious if the difference in sizes would be a problem. Any...
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new toilet install

how far from the back wall do I need to place the drain and flange to install new toilet? new construction, not placing existing fixture.

thank

chuck
10-12-07, 11:10 AM
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opening doorway

We have plans to open doorway to have an island.present doorway is thirty inches new opening would be 72" +/-. The wall is 2x3. I am i able to put a microlam beam to span the opening and support...
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recessed lighting

Thanks for response. distance from sink to stove is no more than 8 feet and fridge will be on opposite wall, half way between. ceiling height is maybe 7'7". I was thinking of putting 3 cans in that...
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recessed lighting

We are doing a kitchen remodel at our cape cod cottage(<500 sq ft). kitchen is 8W x 14L and we would like to install recessed lighting over work area( counters, sink, stove,fridge) different for...
09-12-06, 06:18 AM
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Floor Joists

Thanks for the replies. Owned the cottage for four years a nd previous owner had them exterminated during his ownership.There is no active infestation. They are 50 years old and were rental props. We...
09-11-06, 10:57 AM
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Floor Joists

I am remodeling a cottage on Cape Cod and have run into some insect damage. As a result, I will be taking up both underlayment and sub floor, will be able to stand on ground to make repairs. Since...
05-11-06, 06:38 AM
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tile over vinyl

is my only alternative to peel off the vinyl and hand scrape the backing and adhesive left behind? I spent 2 hours last nite and cleared two square feet. There must be an easier way other than...
05-10-06, 10:24 AM
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tile over vinyl

We want to put ceramic tile in the kitchen. we now have sheet vinyl there. it was glued down very well, can we tile directly over the vinyl or do i have to strip it off and install over sub floor?...
04-10-06, 10:14 AM
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mock orange

We have a mock orange that is beautiful when bloomed but its growthg is out of control. It is over twenty years old and I have cut it down , with it growing back.Are there any other suggestions to...
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toilet leveling

Thanks for the info. The toilet drain is cast and at the time didn't want to replace it but if the shims don't work, i will resort to replaceing the cast with PVC.
Thanks again
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toilet leveling

I have remodeled our bathroom at our cape house. The process revealed many unlevel areas.The new subfloor is flat,but the house may slope from outside wall to inside,maybe 1/2" in an 8foot run. Sub...
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sewer gas

Thanks for your input. Shower and tub are one unit. not sure how that will change your impression.

Chuck
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