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Thanks... What grit to scuff sand? I used a...

Thanks...

What grit to scuff sand? I used a 3/8 nap roller...


Edit: What should I use to clean up after sanding?

ron
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1 or 2 coats of primer?

Hello all,

I've read thru the archives and it seems it depends on the situation. My situation is this: Painted plaster walls(with some patchwork done) with some new drywall(remodel in...
11-19-08, 07:15 AM
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Some holes are from lag bolts that held the...

Some holes are from lag bolts that held the cabinets in. Other holes are more like a 'crater'. They are around an inch wide and flush with the plaster around the edge and go to about a 1/4-3/8"...
11-17-08, 10:15 AM
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Posted By STUB

Doh! box extenders are probably the way...

Doh!

box extenders are probably the way to go for me. I actually forgot they made them. Thanks for the advice!

Ron
11-17-08, 07:20 AM
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patching plaster around an electrical box

Greetings,

Doing a remodel in a house with plaster walls(I've never worked with plaster walls) and of course I tore up some edges around the electrical boxes. It's one of those things...
11-17-08, 07:07 AM
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Posted By STUB

remodel/old work box question(plaster walls)

Greetings,

Question-Do they make a remodel box with 'wings' that extend further into the wall than the standard at the big box stores.......

I am remodeling a kitchen with...
10-04-08, 07:27 AM
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Posted By STUB

1.5 ton or 2 ton??

I am having new furnaces and A/C put in my home. The contractor said I needed a 2 ton a/c unit mated with a 45kbtu 90+ 2stage variable speed furnace for the area of my home thats around 760sq.ft. ...
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Posted By STUB

Window/stairs; window/tub code question..

Hello,

I'm in the process of a home design and have a few questions.

I want to put a big picture window on the wall where the tub will be and was wondering if there is code as to...
06-19-08, 06:33 AM
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Posted By STUB

My faucet has a different problem(not a...

My faucet has a different problem(not a mansfield). It is leaking from the top. I took the nut off and water is leaking around a little rubber seal which looks like its held in with some kind of...
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Posted By STUB

I want to build a pergola also...

I've been looking at building a pergola also. From a ton of searching around on this site and others it seems sinking the posts in concrete is NOT the way to go. Most every site I've been to...
06-13-08, 01:58 PM
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Posted By STUB

Funny you mention this. When I roofed my garage...

Funny you mention this. When I roofed my garage I had this very problem. Service pole is in my yard feeding nieghbors on each side of me. My one nieghbors service conductors travel right over my...
06-13-08, 10:28 AM
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Posted By STUB

Thanks for the advice...

He is going to call the city/power company, we were just discussing this while at work and I figured I could get an idea from this site.

Your response leads me to a question about the 8'...
06-13-08, 08:36 AM
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Posted By STUB

Riser/how close to window code?

Buddy's got a two story home and wants the riser moved up (on back of house)so he can build a pergola(wood structure for shade if ya don't know). If moved up it will be within reaching distance from...
01-28-08, 10:10 AM
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racraft, Thanks for the heads up. ...

racraft,

Thanks for the heads up. Didn't know that could be an issue. Technically we are just assisting him:) . He makes food runs and gets our tools from the main floor if we need them:)...
01-28-08, 09:54 AM
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Posted By STUB

AFCI question

Hello,

I searched first and couldn't find the answer to my question.

Friend put on an addition to his house that consists of 3 bedrooms and a living room. A buddy and I are...
01-12-08, 06:20 PM
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Posted By STUB

more expensive up front or on you monthly bill? ...

more expensive up front or on you monthly bill?

ron
01-12-08, 08:37 AM
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Posted By STUB

Need garage heater advice....

I have a N.G. line in my garage already. Wondering which type of garage heater would be cheapest over all(as I want to leave the heat on in the winter time)and which type I should look at as far as...
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Posted By STUB

thanks for the help..

Thank you for the info. Don't know why I just didn't call the township myself and ask. I always go straight for the internet, sometimes I forget you can actually 'call' and talk to the right...
11-16-07, 05:48 PM
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Posted By STUB

Dad came to the rescue...

Jay,

Just want to say thanks so much for the help. Dad came over today and helped me figure it out. I'll try and explain what we did but I also still have a question..

First...
11-16-07, 06:00 AM
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Posted By STUB

I know that it wasn't always on. Matter of fact...

I know that it wasn't always on. Matter of fact sometimes I'd wonder if it was even working.

I'll try and explain some of the wiring that may help you.

Looking at the switch side of the...
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Posted By STUB

Michigan...smoke alarm code question..

anyone know if you can put a light on the same circuit as the smoke alarms? This is for an addition my buddy put on his house. We already wired it but I'm not sure if it's code here or not.
...
11-15-07, 07:04 PM
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Posted By STUB

lets try this link... ...

lets try this link...

http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y164/ronf27/
11-15-07, 06:01 PM
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Posted By STUB

I'll try...

never tried to post pics but here's a link....


http://www.shutterfly.com/share/pictures.jsp?lbInit=1
11-15-07, 03:28 PM
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Posted By STUB

wiring an aprilaire 500m on older furnace..

I installed the Aprilaire 500m on my furnace(on the return drop) but have no idea how to wire it. I think my furnace is around 25 years old. No circuit board that I can see. Just a bunch of wires....
11-09-07, 07:32 PM
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Posted By STUB

Thanks for the advice. You are right, it is a...

Thanks for the advice. You are right, it is a code issue not an NEC issue. Speaking of code, are the AFCI's code in bedrooms in the U.S. or dependant upon location?

ron
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