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Forum: Water Heaters
09-03-20, 02:46 PM
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Posted By gorth97

descaling and flushing tankless water heater

Hi,

I have a Takagi tankless waterheater. The model is T-KJR2-OS-NG.
The manual is here: http://www.takagi.com/media/54102/2000534692.pdf

I was recently told I need to flush and descale this...
06-01-20, 09:40 AM
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Views: 281
Posted By gorth97

I just bypassed the transformer and connected the...

I just bypassed the transformer and connected the two lines together. Kept the same wiring in the walls for now. It looks like 12g stranded. So far the lights work now.. I probably will have to...
05-31-20, 08:47 PM
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Views: 281
Posted By gorth97

I found the junction box. There's one huge one,...

I found the junction box. There's one huge one, but only one.. It was in the attic..

https://i.postimg.cc/66c1Lhv4/IMG-5487.jpg

Do you think, based on the stranded wires I will need to rewire...
05-31-20, 04:48 PM
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Views: 281
Posted By gorth97

Okay, reached in as far as I can.. I only see the...

Okay, reached in as far as I can.. I only see the stranded wires, no junction boxes. I cant get farther because its blocked by the 2x4s. I check the other lights, and all the same, only the stranded...
05-31-20, 04:27 PM
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Views: 281
Posted By gorth97

Yes! They are the MR16.. I removed the cans.. but...

Yes! They are the MR16.. I removed the cans.. but I didnt see a junction box. I only saw wire strands directly wired to the older light... Maybe the junction box is deep in the wall. I will check.
05-31-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By gorth97

Its a brand new lutron dimmer, the same one that...

Its a brand new lutron dimmer, the same one that worked in the living room. The lights are halo dimmable led's. I also switched it out with a regular switch (non-dimmable).

These lights:...
05-31-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By gorth97

New recess lights wont work

So I replaced 6 older canned halogen recess lights in my living room with six new 6" recess led lights (canless version). That worked out beautifully.

After that, I brought eight more 4" recessed...
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Views: 650
Posted By gorth97

2 in 1 underlayment

I see a lot of 2 in 1, and 3 in 1 underlayments in the stores and online.

For laminate installations over concrete, if I use the 2 in 1 underlayment, does that mean I don't have to use the 6 mill...
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Views: 911
Posted By gorth97

Also, this pergola is about 1.5 years old and...

Also, this pergola is about 1.5 years old and never painted or stained yet.. Some parts of it is starting to gray a little.. I'm planning to power wash it lightly, and clean it with some solutions...
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Views: 911
Posted By gorth97

Recommend good solid stain for pergola

I used DeckScape for my deck and it was terrible.. not sure If I should give woodscape for my pergola... recommendations?

Also, does a deck stain work for a pergola and/or fence? The deck stains...
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Views: 896
Posted By gorth97

Yes, solid stain! So you're saying a good...

Yes, solid stain!

So you're saying a good powerwash and I'm good to go? No sanding or anything? Sounds good, less work.

If I used DeckScapes waterbourne semi-transparent last time, do I have to...
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Views: 896
Posted By gorth97

Just refinished deck in June 2013... its looking weathered and beaten up again

I spent many hours last summer powerwashing, striping sanding and restaining my 2000 sqft deck... Spent tons of time on the prep work to make sure the outcome is good. Used Sherwin Williams...
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Views: 632
Posted By gorth97

Not all joist makes contact with beam... is that okay?

I just installed two new posts and a beam to help support the corner of my deck that has sagged a little. When I put the beam on, I noticed not all the joist on the deck are making contact with the...
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Views: 17,458
Posted By gorth97

Eh... i think I figured it out.. I need to use a...

Eh... i think I figured it out.. I need to use a perforated pvc drainage tile, and couple it with an exit point in the lowest area, punch it out under the block.. like the spec described:

Correct?...
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Views: 17,458
Posted By gorth97

So started this project today, got the blocks...

So started this project today, got the blocks delivered and our trench is done. We had time to lay out about 5 blocks before it got dark and boy these blocks are much more difficult to lay out and...
12-30-13, 08:11 PM
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Views: 13,806
Posted By gorth97

Great! Thanks for the help! I will work on the...

Great! Thanks for the help! I will work on the 24" footers.. lets see how the digging goes lol.
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Views: 17,458
Posted By gorth97

Hi, With the way the keystone blocks are...

Hi,

With the way the keystone blocks are pinned, I assume the bottom of the block has horizon groves that allow the blocks to be placed on a curving style?
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Views: 17,458
Posted By gorth97

Thanks for all your help everyone! I'm going to...

Thanks for all your help everyone! I'm going to go with the keystone compac bricks with the fiberglass pins. The wall is only 3 feet high (including the base layer) in most parts and 4 feet high in...
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Views: 17,458
Posted By gorth97

Hi, Also, I'm reviewing the past posts about...

Hi,

Also, I'm reviewing the past posts about retaining walls.. I see a lot of recommendations on keystone walls which appear to be dry.. you just use the lip or the pin.. are these as strong as...
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Views: 17,458
Posted By gorth97

Replacement of failed retaining wall on hillside

Hi,

My house is on a canyon with a huge deck sitting on posts down a hillside. The grade of the hill varies between 20' on up to 45+. I was repairing the deck due to a sloping issue at the corner...
12-27-13, 11:49 AM
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Views: 13,806
Posted By gorth97

Hi Dane, Thanks for your response. I'm not...

Hi Dane,

Thanks for your response. I'm not sure how many joist I'm going to put under the new 4x6.. I'm thinking about 12' beam for that room. I think the current 4x4s are 12' and 20' (but this...
12-27-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,806
Posted By gorth97

Floor sagging... how to dig a footer in tiny crawlspace?

I have a 120G (4'x2'x2') fish tank in one of my rooms which is placed at the West side of the room (adjacent to the exterior). It's been there for 2 years. When I first installed the tank, I had it...
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Views: 5,950
Posted By gorth97

One more weekend goes by... we did make some...

One more weekend goes by... we did make some progress:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-n8uylnWAQzw/UcfSaphyjSI/AAAAAAAACYw/oZgxTxMwPwo/w394-h525-no/IMG_0379.JPG

The color came out really...
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Views: 5,950
Posted By gorth97

Quick update: Did two more days of hard core...

Quick update:

Did two more days of hard core sanding using 24 course paper, then smoothed it out with 60 course. Looking good! I will use the brightener during the week and hopefully but on the...
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Views: 5,950
Posted By gorth97

Thanks Mark! I just called SW and had them...

Thanks Mark!

I just called SW and had them mix me a gallon of deckscrapes waterborne with the chestnut brown color to test. Unforunuately, they dont even have small sampler cans and they can't...
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