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06-23-17, 09:26 AM
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Posted By rmathome

Ok, I interpreted it differently. It seemed like...

Ok, I interpreted it differently. It seemed like the inspector was being a PITA and was enforcing something that was not in the code, and the poster posted what appeared to be something from the code...
06-23-17, 07:28 AM
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Posted By rmathome

Ok, I can see this about to turn into a...

Ok, I can see this about to turn into a nightmare. I need an inspection certificate to supply to the town when they inspect the pool.

I have contacted a number of electricians and they only...
06-22-17, 12:08 PM
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Posted By rmathome

ok, installing a Bell Box is what I will do. ...

ok, installing a Bell Box is what I will do.

I checked this morning and there isnt too much romex--just a few outlets--but the romex is definitely not protected so I will work on that.

A couple...
06-21-17, 08:14 AM
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Posted By rmathome

I am not in an incorporated village, so that's a...

I am not in an incorporated village, so that's a plus. There is definitely enough romex that I dont want to change it now. Sounds like I should go with the outdoor receptacle.

Any thoughts on the...
06-21-17, 07:56 AM
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Posted By rmathome

Interesting. Well, I do have exposed romex...

Interesting.

Well, I do have exposed romex but could change that. However, I can't put it 5' above the floor inside the garage because then the cord from the pump wouldn't reach it. There is only...
06-21-17, 07:34 AM
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Posted By rmathome

Electric for Above Ground Pool

Hi,

I need to have electric inspected for an above ground pool. Only the pump needs electric (there are no lights or anything else), and it is plugged into a GFI.

I have read that you need a...
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Views: 534
Posted By rmathome

I expect the roots to cause a problem again,...

I expect the roots to cause a problem again, which is why I dont want to sped big bucks to repair. Had it all repaired when we moved in 15 years ago, and probably could have had it fixed 5 years ago....
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Views: 534
Posted By rmathome

How to Repair Sidewalk Ruined by Roots by Lifting Concrete Flags

I have a corner house with 2 big oak trees in front, and two on the side. All four are on the skirt of the concrete sidewalk. Three of the trees have uprooted the sidewalk to the point it needs...
07-13-16, 12:15 PM
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Posted By rmathome

Putting down artificial grass

I have a small area on the side of my garage (about 14x22) that I would like to put artificial grass on.

Currently, it is a full-of-weeds useless area. In the past it was a garden but I would...
05-28-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,669
Posted By rmathome

ok, I was REALLY overthinking this. I...

ok, I was REALLY overthinking this.

I installed 5 sections today, using the brackets, and it could not have been easier.
05-22-16, 08:28 AM
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Views: 5,669
Posted By rmathome

OK, brackets it is. Unfortunatley, it is a...

OK, brackets it is.

Unfortunatley, it is a mandate the neighbors the good side and I get the rails.

But how will those brackets hold into nonPT rails. I guess I can carriage bolt them to the...
05-21-16, 02:32 PM
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Posted By rmathome

I would prefer to not use concrete--just in case...

I would prefer to not use concrete--just in case I need to move anything for any reason. If I was going to use concrete then I would have used the postmaster posts which seem so easy--but I dont want...
05-21-16, 06:35 AM
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Posted By rmathome

OHHHH, "L" brackets are installed...

OHHHH, "L" brackets are installed horizontally?
05-21-16, 05:54 AM
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Views: 5,669
Posted By rmathome

No. The neighbors bad side is facing me. But, it...

No. The neighbors bad side is facing me. But, it had been like that for years before I even bought my house and moved in. And it will be coming down soon. Since it is breaking in many spots and...
05-21-16, 05:48 AM
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Posted By rmathome

Cannot hang on neighbors fence. He is a mean,...

Cannot hang on neighbors fence. He is a mean, nasty, miserable old man. So that is out of the question. In fact, once my fence goes up, his will likely come down as it is decades old and falling...
05-20-16, 05:47 PM
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Posted By rmathome

I know. I always do this. But I still dont...

I know. I always do this.

But I still dont get how to attach the pre assembled sections to the posts. I cant go behind the fence, so how do I attach the rails to the posts? From the front? That...
05-20-16, 02:22 PM
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Views: 5,669
Posted By rmathome

interesting. So you are saying to build my own...

interesting. So you are saying to build my own panel as opposed to buying premade--the premade ones dont use PT 2x. I believe they are non-PT 2x3.

And then, put them between the posts.

My only...
05-20-16, 12:28 PM
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Posted By rmathome

The back to back fences is becuase the one that...

The back to back fences is becuase the one that is currently up is my neighbors and is on his property (a couple of inches in from the line)

A 6 foot fence is required if you have a pool, which I...
05-20-16, 10:59 AM
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Views: 5,669
Posted By rmathome

How to Attach Stockade Fence to Wood Posts?

Hi,

I am putting up a 6 foot stockade fence and will use 4x4 treated wood for the posts.

Since I have a pool, the rails must be on my side.

Normally, what I see is that the panels would go...
05-18-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,594
Posted By rmathome

Ok, after much deliberating, I have made my...

Ok, after much deliberating, I have made my decision to go with wood posts. If one breaks, there is any movement or any problem, I can address any issues in the future.

Plus, I like the lack of...
05-14-16, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,594
Posted By rmathome

The fence will be a 6 foot stockade.The posts are...

The fence will be a 6 foot stockade.The posts are usually 5.5 feet above ground, and Idoubt people are using 10 footers and digging 4.5 feet down.

So, I am assuming here, but it seems most...
05-13-16, 01:07 PM
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Views: 11,594
Posted By rmathome

But is a 6" wide enough? Is that enough concrete...

But is a 6" wide enough? Is that enough concrete to set a post in?

And, I am still torn between wood and metal.

Another question on wood. I have other sections of fence I put up 15 years ago...
05-13-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,594
Posted By rmathome

If digging the holes with a clamshell digger, the...

If digging the holes with a clamshell digger, the hole is about 6 inches diameter.

Is that wide enough to concrete a metal post? Is it enough concrete?
05-12-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,594
Posted By rmathome

The only negative to those posts in my mind is...

The only negative to those posts in my mind is that they must be set in concrete. So, now you need to lug bags of sakrete around.
05-12-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,594
Posted By rmathome

Oh, I didnt even notice. I was just looking at...

Oh, I didnt even notice. I was just looking at pics.

ok, so Im stumped. How can I fasten the panel to the posts if I can only work from my side. I guess I could put the rails on my side and bolt...
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