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Posted By 2john02458

Pull the plug out of the outlet. Slide it through...

Pull the plug out of the outlet. Slide it through the loop above the conduit. Slide the loop from behind the conduit.

The plug does NOT have to go behind the conduit! :Happy:
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Posted By aka pedro

Looks fine from here. The reason for mounting the...

Looks fine from here. The reason for mounting the handles lower on upper cabinets and higher on lower cabinets is to keep them closer to normal reach, with less stretching for the uppers and bending...
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Posted By XSleeper

It's formerly an old man's house. So anything...

It's formerly an old man's house. So anything that went wrong with it in the last 30 yrs or so hasn't really been fixed "right".

My grandpa had that same philosophy at his house from about age 65...
01-08-21, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Zorfdt

My feeling is that any plumbing method you...

My feeling is that any plumbing method you choose, they all need to be installed properly. Sweated connections are a pain if you don't properly clean it, Push-Fit connections (SharkBite) tend to...
01-07-21, 03:27 AM
12-10-20, 03:12 PM
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Posted By pattenp

There is no NEC restriction that says a...

There is no NEC restriction that says a receptacle outlet is not to be on the same circuit as lights. Obviously if the lighting circuit is 15A then any receptacles added on to that circuit will be...
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Remlon98

I don't know if you are kidding, but I did...

I don't know if you are kidding, but I did exactly that right after I dug them out. I wasn't surprised that there were no takers. :(
11-29-20, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Trying2Help

I agree. May want to contact contractor and...

I agree.
May want to contact contractor and relay the information to them. See if they will contact sub contractor and have them come fix the problem.
It would save you the work of doing it. ...
11-25-20, 04:22 PM
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Views: 209
Posted By CasualJoe

If it's the power company service drop the power...

If it's the power company service drop the power company is still responsible. If it's an underground service lateral it could be either the power company or customer's responsibility. Underground...
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Views: 290
Posted By PJmax

Watch the third video for the surprise answer. ...

Watch the third video for the surprise answer. Water Worker videos (http://waterworkerdiy.com/videos.html)
10-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By XSleeper

Do not use drywall screws for subfloor as they...

Do not use drywall screws for subfloor as they are for drywall, not subfloor. A deck screw is the correct screw. The heads on drywall screws can easily snap off.
10-20-20, 01:06 PM
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Views: 321
Posted By marksr

I think I paid $60 for my Harbor Freight tile...

I think I paid $60 for my Harbor Freight tile saw. Probably not good enough for a pro but works good for me.
10-20-20, 04:03 AM
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Views: 1,903
Posted By marksr

I'm thinking if you have any doubts maybe you...

I'm thinking if you have any doubts maybe you should consider a different breed.
10-01-20, 07:55 AM
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Views: 462
Posted By Handyman663

Debrief

The skunk is gone. It was in the trap before I went to bed yesterday. I got up at daybreak and transported it outside of town. She had knocked one of my cardboard ends off the cage, so I kept the...
09-25-20, 03:30 PM
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Views: 483
Posted By KrisT

To Marq1: Do you understand what I'm asking?...

To Marq1:
Do you understand what I'm asking? I'm looking for a way to buy online a quality vinyl such as CertainTeed for example. I'm also willing to go to a supply store with showroom, which you're...
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By marksr

It's true that a paint touch up will never...

It's true that a paint touch up will never perfectly blend but repainting an entire wall isn't always a viable option. Repairs in the middle of a lighted wall are the hardest to blend in. I used to...
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By 2granddaughters

Don't put ANY WD-40 in your washer fluid...

Don't put ANY WD-40 in your washer fluid reservoir ..... you'd have a real mess to clean up !

This is a reply to Hal_S ... sorry
09-19-20, 11:36 AM
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Views: 385
Posted By marksr

Before the advent of 20' spray we used to set a...

Before the advent of 20' spray we used to set a ladder off to the side of the nest, take a cut open beer can full of mineral spirits and douse the nest. Worked well if your aim was good. Just...
09-04-20, 10:04 AM
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Views: 504
Posted By Norm201

To me squirrels are rats with a cute face. Vermin...

To me squirrels are rats with a cute face. Vermin none the less. Fine if they stay in the threes and not bother you. But GOD help you if they get into the house or roof. I would make sure the tree...
09-03-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By CasualJoe

Yes, I have a few thoughts. I notice that the...

Yes, I have a few thoughts. I notice that the investigators "determined that a too tight wire staple was most likely the cause." That statement tells me the investigators really weren't sure what...
08-20-20, 08:12 AM
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Views: 165
Posted By joed

The neutral is needed on any of the new 'smart'...

The neutral is needed on any of the new 'smart' switches. If you were to want a timer, occupancy sensor or wifi switch you would need the neutral.
It is code now to have a neutral in all switch...
08-18-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Marq1

Just some more of the wall needs to be opened up...

Just some more of the wall needs to be opened up to get back to outlets so it can all be re-routed, it's just drywall!
08-11-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By Norm201

I'm late to this party. Just read the OP's 1st...

I'm late to this party. Just read the OP's 1st post.
If you want all outlets and all appliances to work during a power outage then you don't want a transfer switch or an interlock. You want a whole...
08-03-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Marq1

Do you have the room for 3/4" plywood? Granted...

Do you have the room for 3/4" plywood? Granted the plank floor is not the best but ripping out is a tough option, the more sub floor the better!
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Views: 575
Posted By Pilot Dane

Where specifically is it leaking? Old faucets...

Where specifically is it leaking? Old faucets like that are very repairable usually only requiring inexpensive parts.

Most often the valves don't close all the way and the faucet drips when in...
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