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Roof resheated, looks like they used roofing nails to attach...

Just had my roof re done. The company I had do it got rave reviews (and many) on homestars.

When they ripped off the old shingles I looked at the decking and it was in bad shape (like I suspected...
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thanks for the input everyone. I will see what...

thanks for the input everyone. I will see what the roofers say when they take it off and inspect.
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roof was already replaced once, I think this last...

roof was already replaced once, I think this last roof is about 15-17 years old at this point.
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thanks. would shingles pulling out of the decking...

thanks. would shingles pulling out of the decking also be a sign of dry rot? or is that normal if the wind is strong enough
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How to tell if roof decking needs replacing?

We had a wind storm a few weeks ago. It blew off a good chunk of shingles on one side of the roof. We've had a few companies quote and we picked one. My main concern is the plywood may be rotten in...
02-11-16, 04:34 PM
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Thanks everyone for the input, much appreciated

Thanks everyone for the input, much appreciated
02-10-16, 09:26 PM
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Sorry for being a bit unclear. Basically I...

Sorry for being a bit unclear.

Basically I have an area I need to do a few joints and I was going to prepare ahead of time and solder some of the pieces together with Stubbs about 6 inch long...
02-10-16, 04:45 PM
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Sweating copper - how close can fittings be

What's the safe distance to sweat fittings on copper that you may want to do in stages? Example if I have some short runs and I'm working on a few 90s relatively close to each other what would be the...
01-31-16, 07:01 AM
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Yes it is used for the upstairs sink and shower....

Yes it is used for the upstairs sink and shower. thanks
01-30-16, 09:22 PM
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Struggling to figure out if this is a Vent ELL

Redoing a little section of plumbing, and need to use some 1 1/2" ELL. Home depot stocks these ELL in one brand, standard size, and a really long turn ELL.

Another store local to me sells a...
01-28-16, 05:31 AM
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When to extend toilet flange?

Right now we have the subfloor that the toilet flange is screw to, a thin layer of ditra and tile then the toilet sits on that. We're thinking of taking the toilet out, raising the floor a bit to be...
01-18-16, 07:31 PM
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Joining ABS that is on slight angle

When the abs is sloping at 1/4 per foot and you connect up with a horizontal stack, is it ok if the pipe is on a slight angle when connecting into a 90 to join into the stack? Just wondering how much...
01-11-16, 08:51 PM
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Horizontal over a certain length? As you can see...

Horizontal over a certain length? As you can see in the pic there is some horizontal from the shower above but maybe 4ft worth.
01-07-16, 01:09 PM
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My goal is just to make sure I don't run into any...

My goal is just to make sure I don't run into any issues in the future as it would be tough to snake those lines as they are farther away from the drain in the tub.

Is a long 90 not required by...
01-07-16, 10:14 AM
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After more reading it seems that a long sweep...

After more reading it seems that a long sweep could be used in all bends as long as I have the room correct? The only times medium sweeps could be used are on horizontal to vertical
01-04-16, 09:45 AM
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Adding a sprinkler valve to main water line

Anyone ever do this? Probably think I'm silly, but whenever we leave for an extended period of time I always feel better shutting off the water. Now the water shutoff in the house is in an awkward...
01-04-16, 09:38 AM
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Question about long sweep vs short sweep ABS

Upon further investigation of some plumbing work done in my home over 30 years ago I became a little curious about the 90 degree couplers used for the drain pipes.

Here is a picture of the...
01-03-16, 10:08 AM
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Posted By loudsubz

thanks Gents. At the very least since I have...

thanks Gents.

At the very least since I have the wall open I will swap them out for the no-hub version with metal jacket.
01-03-16, 09:10 AM
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2 Questions: ABS glue on wet pipe, and Fernco Fittings

1. I am trying to attach to pieces of drain pipe together, but there is a slow drip coming from the line that doesn't seem to want to stop. I wad up some toilet paper to try and slow it down long...
12-29-14, 08:55 PM
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Thanks for your help Pete. There is some...

Thanks for your help Pete.

There is some HVAC and Plumbing in the wall.

<img src="https://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b150/loudsubz/dining_room_plan2pipes_zps0311c4a3.jpg" />

I have layed it...
12-29-14, 06:56 PM
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Posted By loudsubz

Removing a load bearing wall - with pics

So wife and I have been thinking about opening up the house a bit. We want to open up the wall between dining room and kitchen but it's a load bearing wall. I wanted to get some ideas on how much...
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Posted By loudsubz

I just checked, no ground from any points on...

I just checked, no ground from any points on element to frame or to ground connection on cord.

Air flow is fine but heat is warm not hot from outlet on back of dryer. I havn't connected it to the...
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Inglis Dryer gets Warm, not HOT?

I have an Inglis IP82001 Electrc Dryer. Over the last week we have noticed that it takes about 2-3 cycles to dry clothes, where it used to take only 1 before.

I checked for any blockages in the...
05-26-09, 06:14 AM
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Posted By loudsubz

the coupler would only be used to re-align the...

the coupler would only be used to re-align the drain in a back and forth circular motion.

Stick out your arm straight, and move your wrist back and forth, thats what the coupler would be used for...
05-21-09, 05:07 PM
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Posted By loudsubz

Types of MIP connectors

I ended up using these:

<img src="https://i21.ebayimg.com/03/i/001/45/71/4895_1.JPG" width="80" height="80"/>

I found them at Home Depot and didn't see the regular brass coloured ones untill...
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