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Garage door spring replacement torquemaster plus

Does anyone have a torquemaster plus spring system on their garage? I am trying to clarify the operation. I replaced the spring (single spring door). The door appears to be working correctly, but the...
09-30-18, 06:38 PM
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well I found the owners manual and it does call...

well I found the owners manual and it does call for a gasket. Looking at the attached page from the manual, is this a standard gasket or does it need to be ordered from manufacturer?

Thanks
09-30-18, 06:25 PM
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Propane oven fitting

Had to disconnect my propane oven. This fitting had nothing on it, should it have a gasket or something?
09-08-18, 07:25 PM
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ibpooks, Thanks for the great info. I tapped in...

ibpooks,
Thanks for the great info. I tapped in to one of my two kitchen outlet circuits for the receptacle. I am running separate circuits for the dishwasher and microwave.

When I designed the...
09-06-18, 08:20 AM
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Posted By michiganman

Wiring new kitchen island

I am wiring up a new kitchen island. There will be a dishwasher, microwave drawer, and 1 receptacle. I don't think one 20 amp circuit is enough for that. I plan on two 20 amp circuit (or possibly one...
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Posted By michiganman

I've never had good luck with those retrofit...

I've never had good luck with those retrofit clips. They don't seem to hold the light firm against the ceiling.

Thanks for all the suggestions. I ordered some progress lighting trims, I will...
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Posted By michiganman

So I have to stick to the progress lighting trim...

So I have to stick to the progress lighting trim I am guessing? There system seems proprietary with none of the LED retrofits wanting to work with it without some modification clips I posted earlier.
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Thanks for replies. Here is the rest of the...

Thanks for replies. Here is the rest of the pieces to the puzzle (see attached pictures).

It seems like most replacement trips use the torsion clips on the side. I suppose I can add those to this...
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Convert this shower light to recessed

I've got a light above my shower. I'd like to convert it to a recessed light. Can someone get me started? I've done electrical, just not sure exactly what to get. Above is an insulated attic. Can I...
02-01-18, 07:11 AM
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Thanks for the replies. I am debating whether to...

Thanks for the replies. I am debating whether to dump the tube in to my sump (there is no pump, it gravity drains) or set up the air gap. I am leaning toward sump - seems like I won't have to worry...
01-31-18, 12:52 PM
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Posted By michiganman

Air lock in condensate pump output

I installed a whole house steam humidifier. It has a drain that occasionally drains out it's steam generating container. I have the drain piped in to the condensate pump on the furnace.

I live in...
08-30-17, 03:08 PM
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I agree the placement seems load bearing but I...

I agree the placement seems load bearing but I think it is just a coincidence. The builder is no longer around. It's not carried down to the foundation.
08-30-17, 11:33 AM
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Check out the pictures in the basement where the...

Check out the pictures in the basement where the column sits. No beefed up structure down there, further evidence it's decorative in my opinion. Also the columns appear to have seams, I wouldn't...
08-24-17, 10:34 AM
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Posted By michiganman

Is the sill on a 6 9/16" door measure at 6 9/16"...

Is the sill on a 6 9/16" door measure at 6 9/16" as well?
08-24-17, 09:15 AM
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Posted By michiganman

Thanks for the replies. Do most doors come with...

Thanks for the replies. Do most doors come with an adjustable threshold? This is the door I was looking at:

JELD-WEN 32 in. x 80 in. 6-Panel Primed 20 Minute Fire Rated Steel Prehung Right-Hand...
08-24-17, 07:34 AM
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What size door do I need

I am replacing a garage to home entry door. I've done a lot around the house, but I'm having a slight issue figuring out exactly what size door I need here. It's 32x80 but the depth is what I'm...
08-16-17, 01:24 PM
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I still haven't done anything with this. I am...

I still haven't done anything with this. I am guessing decorative but I am really torn on whether to bring a structural engineer out. I think they would laugh at me. I mean, you can slide a ruler...
05-23-17, 10:50 PM
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Posted By michiganman

Isn't the top part of that the vent? What else...

Isn't the top part of that the vent? What else would it be?
05-22-17, 02:11 PM
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Well I got the one done. Of course I forgot to...

Well I got the one done. Of course I forgot to snap pictures but I will when I get a chance. But it worked out pretty good, put a new elbow out of the wall. I bought a 60 degree and a 45 degree. Of...
05-22-17, 01:52 PM
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Decorative column, or load bearing?

Have two columns in the main floor of my house. I don't think they are load bearing, but wanted to get some other opinions.

See pictures of one of the columns. They seem hollow, and you can...
05-21-17, 09:50 AM
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Posted By michiganman

Is this the right part to extend the arm of the...

Is this the right part to extend the arm of the p-trap?

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Keeney-1-1-4-in-Plastic-Straight-Coupling/1071635
05-20-17, 09:36 PM
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Posted By michiganman

Thanks for the reply and taking the time to edit...

Thanks for the reply and taking the time to edit my photo. Makes sense now. So the trap arm will come right out of the pipe that goes in to the wall? In that picture at the very bottom of your post...
05-20-17, 07:29 PM
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Posted By michiganman

Re plumbing drain line for sink

I replaced a on the counter bowl type sink with an under mounted sink. So the drain is too high to accommodate the new setup.

See attached pictures... It looks like I need to lower the whole drain...
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Posted By michiganman

Replacing recessed lighting

I have a bunch of recessed lights in my house and looking to replace them with LEDs and possibly new trim.

My first question is, why go with a retrofit LED kit like this:
Cree TW Series 65W...
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Posted By michiganman

Yes when I adjusted the cut in pressure to 50...

Yes when I adjusted the cut in pressure to 50 psi, I charged the tank to 48psi
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