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03-01-19, 03:40 PM
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Posted By ivanjay205

Thanks all, spoke to contractor who said it is...

Thanks all, spoke to contractor who said it is the other way around, he has the power coming appropriately but uses the 12 g on the heat lamp just for extra protection
02-25-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By ivanjay205

Yea i will check the breaker to see if 15 ir 20...

Yea i will check the breaker to see if 15 ir 20 amp. Maybe he used i.e. cause of the heat lamp to be safe and it's on 15 amps. I will check. Had a feeling it was wrong
02-25-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By ivanjay205

14 Gauge Light on 20 amp circuit

So contractor is wrapping up a master bath remodel. I have been peaking in there and saw a seperate 14 g wire clearly labeled lights... i thought temp for power while remodeling.

walls are now...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By ivanjay205

Thanks for the response xsleeper and 2john. It...

Thanks for the response xsleeper and 2john. It sounds like in general you both are thinking Option 3 is the right way to go in lieu of the other options.

Just wanted to address your comments one...
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Views: 1,970
Posted By ivanjay205

Help with Built Ins and Baseboard Heat Design

Hi all,

Thanks in advance for any help on this. Really struggling with how to do this. We just refinished floors in a room that has been under utilized and moved our Piano in there. Making it an...
11-26-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By ivanjay205

It is absolutely water damage. But I am not.yet...

It is absolutely water damage. But I am not.yet ready to lift it all and redo the entire floor. I want to replace a few missing.tiles and grout it to seal it up to prevent it. Need it last a year as...
11-26-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By ivanjay205

Need to patch floor, ideas where I can find this?

I have a bathroom original to 1967 with a terrible blue floor. Above 5 6 x 6 tiles worth are coming loose and I am not ready to renovate. Any ideas where I could possibly find this tile? Otherwise...
09-19-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By ivanjay205

I want to avoid putting any plywood on cause...

I want to avoid putting any plywood on cause right now it is level with my entry foyer linoleum and I would like to keep that condition. Plus even 1/4" might be an issue for my dishwasher.

I...
09-17-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By ivanjay205

Can I tilel over this?

I have an old kitchen floor that appears to be vinyl. Upo pulling it up it is leaving a black tar like substance which I am assuming is the old adhesive. Also, some of the wood at the top level...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,009
Posted By ivanjay205

It really is not that simple... I have a...

It really is not that simple...

I have a double stud but if I cut one back I need to remove the header and lengthen that. Plus I would have to remove the sheetrock on the vertical and header and...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,009
Posted By ivanjay205

Yea I definetly wanted to do that but before I...

Yea I definetly wanted to do that but before I realized it I was too far. Already rocked and ready for tape/spackel. I really do not want to go that far back now...

Trust me, I have framed and...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,009
Posted By ivanjay205

Finish 2 x 4 Framing Closet Doors

Hi all,

Thanks in advance for your help! So I am working on building a pantry in my kitchen. I bought some bi fold doors and looked at the opening required which is 48". I framed everything out...
08-08-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,880
Posted By ivanjay205

Thanks for all the feedback all. My neighbor...

Thanks for all the feedback all. My neighbor happens to have an extension ladder I can borrow so looks like I can save the money there. Either way I do agree it would be a good thing to have as a...
08-06-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,880
Posted By ivanjay205

Climbing on a garage roof to paint siding

I guess this could go in this group or in roofing but here goes... It will sound silly so be easy on me!

I am in the middle of stripping the paint off of my old asbestos tile to repaint. ...
03-05-10, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By ivanjay205

I can tell you that in some areas it is a lot...

I can tell you that in some areas it is a lot smoother than others for what it is worth. There are some ridges in some areas. My thought was when I apply the second coat it would naturally fill in...
03-04-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By ivanjay205

Taping / Joint Compound

So I have finally finished hanging all of the drywall on my new office creation in my basement. yay!

I started taping and applying joint compound. I love the self ashesive mesh, but that is...
12-06-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,771
Posted By ivanjay205

No offense taken at all. I understand your point...

No offense taken at all. I understand your point and do appreciate the time you are spending in answer and caring in what a stranger is doing, with that in mind you have a right to hit us over the...
12-06-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,771
Posted By ivanjay205

Okay so I am going to skip the insulation in the...

Okay so I am going to skip the insulation in the ceiling, I already did insulate the perimeter walls and have been watching while open to make sure I do not have any moisture issues... One good...
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By ivanjay205

I bought (3) cans today, 6" fixtures... However,...

I bought (3) cans today, 6" fixtures... However, I bought the trim that has the bulb extending ever so slightly beyond the fixture. I figured this will give me a better distribution of light given...
12-06-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,771
Posted By ivanjay205

Finishing Basement Room - Insulate Ceiling?

Hi all,

I have a 2/3 finished basement currently with no A/C or heat vents. While it gets slightly chilly down there it is comfortable for my taste, I like it cold.

I am currently finishing a...
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By ivanjay205

How many Recessed Lights and Where

I am renovating a very small room in my basement to be a future office. As such I want the room to be nicely lit since it is a workspace but not overdoing it.

The room is very small, 10'5" x 7'4"...
11-11-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By ivanjay205

One thing to keep in mind... The only room I can...

One thing to keep in mind... The only room I can condition is a 10'5" x 7'4" room, tiny. I want to be careful that I do not make it too cold nor too hot by insulating and air conditioning/heating....
11-07-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By ivanjay205

Building Office in Basement, Misc Questions

I am remodeling one of the unfinished rooms in my basement into a home office. I have a few questions about a few items.

1. I am going to insulate the wall that is adjacent to the outside...
11-04-09, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By ivanjay205

Basement Remodel - Old Electrical

I have a few questions. I have basic understanding to how to run electrical and am comfortable doing so. I will always stop short of the panel though as I just dont feel the need to save the money...
04-26-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By ivanjay205

Thanks, I couldn't quite access every 6' but I...

Thanks, I couldn't quite access every 6' but I did the best I can. It is outside so hopefully wont create any issues and if it does at least isnt in the basement.

I hate working under a deck! ...
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