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03-13-08, 11:51 AM
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Posted By plex4r

Under-sink ejector VS. jackhammer to existing bathroom ejector

I am finishing my basement and addiding a full bath and also a wet-bar sink. The full bath is roughed-in and connected to an adjacent ejector pump; no issues here.

The wet-bar sink will be 20 feet...
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Views: 3,211
Posted By plex4r

pumpguy, I saw the devices you mentioned and I...

pumpguy, I saw the devices you mentioned and I agree they look like they would work. I have two followup questions:

1. Should the vent be a problem for me? Couldn't I just run a PVC vent up the...
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Views: 3,211
Posted By plex4r

Under-sink ejector VS. jackhammer to existing ejector

I am finishing my basement and addiding a full bath and also a wet-bar sink. The full bath is roughed-in and connected to an adjacent ejector pump; no issues here.

The wet-bar sink will be 20...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By plex4r

Type of Paint on silicone caulk

I calked the white wood around my font door last year with silicone caulk. Then I painted it with and oil-based paint from (Porter). The paint above the caulk is already chipped away, but the rest...
10-31-05, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,984
Posted By plex4r

Not a toilet vent, this is exhaust vent.

This is just the exhaust from an fan on the bathroom ceiling

The vent for the toilet, sink, and shower was a rough-in built with the house. It goes up through the center of the house in a...
10-31-05, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,984
Posted By plex4r

Location of vent

majakdragon and Doug,

Thanks for your comments. This is just a vent, sorry for the confusion.

The only place I have to run it is above the door to the walkup stairwell. This would put the...
10-26-05, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,984
Posted By plex4r

Create hole to outside for basement bathroom vent

For my new bathroom in my basement I need to comlete the vent to the outside. I currently have the pipe to the vent in the bathroom running up between the floor joists. I saved this job for last. ...
10-21-04, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By plex4r

Need to concrete?

Do I need to concrete the sub-floor hole (12"x18") where the shower/tub p-trap drain is in my new basement bathroom?
Can dangerous gases or bugs enter the house through this?
I have crushed rock...
10-09-04, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,806
Posted By plex4r

Thanks to everyone for your replies. ...And...

Thanks to everyone for your replies.

...And let me repeat it does not contain lead. The product is 'Dutch Boy' Acid Core (Lead Free). The package indicates the product contains tin, copper and...
10-08-04, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,806
Posted By plex4r

acid core on coper pipes

I have completed the water lines in my new basement with copper, using lead-free acid core solder. Then I read something that said, 'do not use acid core solder with copper pipes'.
Is this true? ...
10-04-04, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,485
Posted By plex4r

Brass shutoff valve

Is there any special solder that should be used when sweating a brass shutoff valve to copper pipe? I am having trouble with one of the fittings.
Thanks, Bill.
09-28-04, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By plex4r

Dunbar Plumber, The room is 1 foot longer than...

Dunbar Plumber,
The room is 1 foot longer than the Tub/Shower. If I center it, then I have room to reach around the side to make the final connections. I also noticed I needed to move the Tub...
09-23-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By plex4r

Steps to connect DWV to Tub/Shower

Please help with the steps to connect my Tub/Shower Drain/Waste Vent in my basement that I am remodiling. It has the rough-in for the DWV, but the other side of the wall is already finished. I have...
01-08-04, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By plex4r

Laminate Flooring in my basement

I am thinking of putting a Laminate floor in my basement.
The product can go on concrete, (after a vapor barrier and the foam layer). My basement is very dry, but does anyone have an opinion on why...
01-07-04, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,718
Posted By plex4r

Fancy drop ceilings, like Armstrong HomeStyle

I am finishing my basement with a drop ceiling. I am ready to
install the ceilling, but received sticker shock when I saw the
price it would be for the fancy 2x2 ft ceiling panels. These have
a...
11-17-03, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,102
Posted By plex4r

I guess it is basically an air flow problem? ...

I guess it is basically an air flow problem?

The runs are sized for the rooms above. I need to calculate the
size of the rooms and calculate the air flow requirements for the basement.
11-17-03, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,102
Posted By plex4r

Instructions on installing ducts

Is there a good web site that explains how to install ductwork?

I am finishing my basement and I want to tap into the existing feeder lines using a 'T' branch (7" lines are used). I also want to...
11-15-03, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,570
Posted By plex4r

Recessed lighting below iron gas line

I am installing 75 watt recess lighting in my basement.
8" above where I want to install a light is the black iron pipe
gas line to my furnace. The recessed light can can have insulation
above it...
11-14-03, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By plex4r

Hang drywall horizontal?

I am finishing my basement. The walls are 2x4 studs spaced 16" without spacers, (i.e. horizontal fire stoppers). If I hang 1/2" thick 4x12' drywall sheets horizontally, I will have a lot fewer...
11-10-03, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,772
Posted By plex4r

Number of plugs on a 20amp circuit?

How many duplex plugs can be placed on a 20 amp circuit?

For lights I can use the watts to calculate the
amperage and then leave a small amount for growth (15%).

Is there a rule of thumb...
11-02-03, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,222
Posted By plex4r

Yes the bottom is PT.

Yes the bottom is PT.
10-31-03, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,222
Posted By plex4r

I can tack it to the sill plate at the top. I...

I can tack it to the sill plate at the top.
I read the idea installation is to lay it under the sill plate of the 2x4 walls. I am alreay 1/2 framed. Any ideas on how I should proceed?
10-31-03, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,222
Posted By plex4r

R13 it is. I did not put a moisture barrier...

R13 it is.

I did not put a moisture barrier between the foundation and the studs. I have 1/2 the framing done. Should I reconsider this and slide a m.b. in?
10-31-03, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,071
Posted By plex4r

John, thanks for the rule. I'll make sure...

John, thanks for the rule. I'll make sure whatever I do will follow this.

Coops, I should provide more info. There are 3 vent/drains which are 2' PVC. Also there is a horizontal 2" PVC pipe...
10-30-03, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,071
Posted By plex4r

Framing behind plumbing for bathroom rough in

I am completing my basement in two phases.
Phase 1 has a room that is adjacent to the rough-in for the full bathroom (drain, vents). I read that normally a 2x6 wall is used for framing when there...
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