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I didn't know that precast steps were even a...

I didn't know that precast steps were even a thing. Where would I look for those?
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Posted By flashpipe

Exterior steps from cement caps

I've got an existing exterior step on the side of my garage made from cement caps that were crumbling.

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Posted By flashpipe

Yep, definitely not on a footing... <img...

Yep, definitely not on a footing...
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Posted By flashpipe

Thanks! I don't think the step is on a footing at...

Thanks! I don't think the step is on a footing at all but I'll let you know once I start digging down around that block. We're thinking of moving in the next year, so I think I'm going to try to...
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Posted By flashpipe

Exterior cement porch repair

I've got a cement front porch area that I initially just wanted to put a skim coat on but, now that I've cleaned it, it may need more work.

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I already filled in the one big (1" wide)...
06-17-12, 05:07 PM
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Unfortunately, the walls are already dry walled....

Unfortunately, the walls are already dry walled. Should have asked these questions before, but I did the initial run 2 years ago before a whole divorce/buy out situation began and now I'm just...
06-17-12, 03:51 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

I've used 12-3 (and 14-3 when not in bathrooms)...

I've used 12-3 (and 14-3 when not in bathrooms) to keep power going past a receptacle that was in line between a switch and light. Unfortunately, I've already got the wiring run...the up and down is...
06-17-12, 02:16 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

Ray, Thanks for the reply, yes, I mean...

Ray,
Thanks for the reply, yes, I mean receptacle, sorry. So, I need the gfci on the FIRST outlet in the run, yes? and then it goes up to the sink outlet...does that need a gfci as well since it's...
06-17-12, 12:10 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

Correct way to wire??

Alright, I think I've got this right, but want to check. I'm wiring the upstairs bathroom and there's only one good way to run the power up from the basement. I'm using 12-2 and 12-3 and it will have...
05-13-10, 08:39 AM
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Posted By flashpipe

Excellent! Thanks!! Hopefully, this...

Excellent!

Thanks!!

Hopefully, this will be the biggest issue with this remodel. :)
05-12-10, 12:19 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

No, sorry for the confusion. It's not a "floor"...

No, sorry for the confusion. It's not a "floor" outlet, it's just a standard outlet 16" from the floor. I just wanted to make sure that I don't need a GFCI on that outlet as well since the outlet...
05-11-10, 12:30 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

Great! Thanks! So a GFCI on the first...

Great! Thanks!

So a GFCI on the first outlet, then one by the sink, now, I've got another outlet on the floor, by the door, about 3' from the sink. No GFCI needed for that one, correct?

Thanks...
05-11-10, 12:05 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

I am using a single, 20-amp circuit for the...

I am using a single, 20-amp circuit for the bathroom. The "closet" is actually just a little alcove in the bathroom that we're going to put shelves in, no door or anything, so I think that can be on...
05-11-10, 10:21 AM
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Posted By flashpipe

Wiring new bathroom...GFCI locations?

I'm wiring a new bathroom and have 12 gauge on a 20-amp circuit running in.

It initially hits an outlet in the closet, then goes to the outlet next to the sink, then runs up to the vanity light,...
07-21-08, 10:49 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

Bathtub plumbing

We're connecting an existing bathtub to all new pipes and I've got everything run up to the tub but am having problems connecting everything.

You can see photos at...
12-18-07, 07:25 AM
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Posted By flashpipe

Sorry if I wasn't clearer in my original post... ...

Sorry if I wasn't clearer in my original post...

This might help clarify things some...

I'm using the tub as is, where it was originally, I'm just replacing all the plumbing and updating the...
12-17-07, 07:58 AM
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Posted By flashpipe

Re-connecting old tub...

We're in the process of re-connecting an old tub in our upstairs bathroom (and installing a sink), and I just wanted to post some of the progress to get some input, answers to questions and, to make...
08-29-06, 01:14 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

Great! Thanks! I'll try it when I get home and...

Great! Thanks! I'll try it when I get home and let you know!!
08-29-06, 12:02 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

arniebuteft, Your diagram is correct, except...

arniebuteft,

Your diagram is correct, except I've got the live run coming into the switch, going to the switched (yep, just one side) outlet and then continuing from there on to the next outlet......
08-29-06, 09:41 AM
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Posted By flashpipe

racraft, You nailed it...that's exactly what...

racraft,

You nailed it...that's exactly what I've got...arniebuteft, I'm trying to create a switched outlet with constant power beyond that...that's why the 14-3

"power comes into the switch:
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08-29-06, 08:31 AM
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Posted By flashpipe

Switched outlet keeps tripping breaker

I'm doing some remodeling and have added a switch using 14/3 with the two blacks pigtailed to the switch and the red wire hooked to the switch, at the next outlet , I removed the metal tab on the hot...
02-24-06, 08:09 AM
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Posted By flashpipe

Faced insulation, plastic & drywall??

I'm installing insulation and new drywall in our house, and I had a question. Our house is 150 years old, and after ripping off all the old plaster & lathe, we noticed that there are some places in...
11-03-05, 04:35 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

Loading drywall in second story window?

Is there an easy way to do this? We almost hired a contractor to do the job just so we didn't have to load it. The stairs are too narrow and inaccessible to load it that way, so we were thinking of...
10-23-05, 04:20 PM
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Posted By flashpipe

Should we try to "jack up" or brace up the old...

Should we try to "jack up" or brace up the old rafters when we sister up the new pieces? Can we use 2x4s, or do we need to use 2x6s?

Thanks!!!
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