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It definitely doesn't seem like it can be...

It definitely doesn't seem like it can be scratched easily. It weighs probably over 100lbs.

Does it have any value? It is 3'x3'x3". I was at least hoping to get someone to haul it off without...
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Posted By trance9

What type of stone is this?

What type of stone is this? Thanks!
09-17-16, 09:14 PM
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Posted By trance9

Awesome! Thanks everyone.

Awesome! Thanks everyone.
09-17-16, 01:43 PM
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Posted By trance9

There is a GFCI outlet between the lamp post and...

There is a GFCI outlet between the lamp post and the breaker.

SHOULD I be worried about the cable being cut on the post edge? Or is this the typical installation? Would I seal the short piece of...
09-17-16, 08:54 AM
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Posted By trance9

I believe this is UL wire not NM. It is flatter...

I believe this is UL wire not NM. It is flatter and the sheath seems tougher and there is no paper. The wire itself seems to be buried a couple feet deep. It comes up vertically to meet the post...
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Posted By trance9

Mold in sump pit

My sump pit is plastic, but there is a hole cut in the bottom of it, and then a layer of gravel, and the pump itself sits on a paver stone so as not to suck the gravel up. However, there is a couple...
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Posted By trance9

Because it seems like it will look even worse...

Because it seems like it will look even worse after I attempt to chisel myself :) and I'm worried about worsening the jamb as it is already cracked around the existing screw holes.
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Posted By trance9

Mount strike plate on jamb surface?

I'm planning to replace my standard strike plate with a longer "security strike plate" (two screw holes on either side of the bolt hole). Since there is sufficient gap between the door and jamb, is...
01-09-15, 11:26 AM
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Posted By trance9

There's an inch-wide square hole in the aluminum...

There's an inch-wide square hole in the aluminum siding with the NM coming through it. The NM runs inside the wall, stapled just inside the hole and then pops out the hole.

There's a wooden...
01-09-15, 10:28 AM
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Posted By trance9

Sharp edge of aluminum siding and NM wire

I have an outdoor light fixture with a work box that's fed NM wire through a hole in aluminum siding. Is there anything I can put around the rim of the hole in the siding to keep it from cutting...
12-26-14, 07:59 PM
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Posted By trance9

Thanks, XSleeper! Do you know if there is...

Thanks, XSleeper!

Do you know if there is another small type of window that I could replace with that would completely clear the opening? Such as a double hung window?
12-20-14, 06:00 AM
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Posted By trance9

Here's a better picture. The black part at the...

Here's a better picture. The black part at the end of the arm is plastic..

Just to be clear... I was hoping to remove this if there was a fire and someone was trapped in the basement. Removing...
12-17-14, 08:14 PM
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Posted By trance9

Hope this is clear enough.. thank you! 43409

Hope this is clear enough.. thank you!

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Posted By trance9

So it is normal for the nylon coating to peel?...

So it is normal for the nylon coating to peel? It's not going to make the rest of the insulation underneath more susceptible to damage? Thanks!
12-15-14, 08:16 AM
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Posted By trance9

How do the arms pop off? The basement is...

How do the arms pop off?

The basement is used as a playroom/media room and occasional guest sleeping area.

I realize that a large window meeting egress code is ideal. Unfortunately this...
12-11-14, 10:42 AM
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Posted By trance9

Small basement hopper window - removing during fire..

Hello, I have a small basement hopper window of the same style as the below picture.

I am wondering if there is a set of hardware that I can purchase that will allow the window to become unhinged...
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Posted By trance9

I called the shop that did the installation and...

I called the shop that did the installation and they said they did not recommend running the blower. I didn't get any response yet from the manufacturer.

How would the blower pull heat into the...
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Posted By trance9

Ok, so I pulled back the torn sheathing and used...

Ok, so I pulled back the torn sheathing and used heatshrink tubing on the individual wires where damaged. Then I did a couple of wraps of super 33+ tape around the heatshrink. Then I took some spare...
11-20-14, 12:35 PM
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Posted By trance9

I found that the big box stores carry lighting...

I found that the big box stores carry lighting kits to add to fan-only units. It came with a dome I don't need and wasn't exactly cost efficient but I now have a lampholder that takes a standard CFL...
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Posted By trance9

No, there is no slack on the cable. I think it is...

No, there is no slack on the cable. I think it is stapled in the wall.

I don't know of an easy way to replace it. It ends up attached to a switch on the other side of a door frame on the inside.
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Posted By trance9

Questions about mouting box for outdoor light fixture

1. Should there be some sort of a clip here around the romex?
2. The area under the electrical tape (in the center), the romex sheath is broken and also the insulation on the neutral wire. Is...
11-19-14, 09:00 AM
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Posted By trance9

I removed the cap from the fan and found the hot...

I removed the cap from the fan and found the hot and neutral wires coming from inside were connected with plugin connectors.. disconnected that and unscrewed the bulb housing.

The hot wire just...
11-18-14, 08:47 PM
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Posted By trance9

Thanks. I'm not sure if it is made to be opened...

Thanks. I'm not sure if it is made to be opened and closed but I will give that a shot tomorrow and report back. I also found on the Hunter Fans support site that they mention a light kit part so I...
11-18-14, 08:06 PM
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Posted By trance9

No. Previously, the connections from the bulb...

No. Previously, the connections from the bulb fixture to the pull chain switch were single continuous wires. I had to cut the connection the replace the switch, however.
11-18-14, 10:11 AM
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Posted By trance9

Replacing pull chain switch on ceiling fan light

I replaced a ceiling fan pull chain switch but there is no "work box" area to make a junction.

Is this an acceptable install? I was concerned about fan vibration causing the wire nuts to loosen...
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