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03-06-21, 04:39 AM
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Posted By GregH

I have found that a step bit works quite well for...

I have found that a step bit works quite well for enlarging a hole.
Good quality ones are fairly expensive but a handy addition to your tool arsenal
On SS don't go too fast to reduce...
03-03-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By AFJES

xsleeper I would check the other receptacles to...

xsleeper I would check the other receptacles to be sure there is no boot=leg ground.

The previous owner of my house rewired this house (built around 1945) and did not use any boxes in the walls...
03-02-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By PJmax

Correct..... small slot is hot and large slot is...

Correct..... small slot is hot and large slot is neutral.
Good use for a non contact pen.
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Views: 317
Posted By caster

Talking to a mason, he stated I should go down...

Talking to a mason, he stated I should go down below the frost level depth to prevent the heaving due to the freeze
02-20-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Luke M

Sometimes this is done as a deliberate deception,...

Sometimes this is done as a deliberate deception, since it makes simple 3 light receptacle testers happy.
02-12-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By pcboss

That bootleg ground can create neutral current on...

That bootleg ground can create neutral current on any metal parts of the system and create a serious shock hazard.
02-12-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By joed

That was never proper and could be very dangerous...

That was never proper and could be very dangerous if the neutral ever became open.
You can by code install a GFCi three prong and leave the ground open. Add the little sticker open ground.
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Views: 199
Posted By clancy

Had same issue and solved with heater gutter...

Had same issue and solved with heater gutter covers and a heat cable inside gutters and down spout. Either, alone, was not enough. Plus I had to double the heat cable on the covers. Lived at 8300’...
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Views: 169
Posted By PJmax

My only question is what if the pump requires...

My only question is what if the pump requires service ?
How do you get the dome off. Silicone will release.
02-01-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Pilot Dane

I would NOT hire a handyman. You need a...

I would NOT hire a handyman. You need a specialized skill. I would contact a counter top installer or supplier and look for someone with recent experience seaming or repairing Corian. Also, make...
01-30-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By crk530

No worries, Sleeper. Thanks, bud!

No worries, Sleeper. Thanks, bud!
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Views: 261
Posted By CasualJoe

That plumbing is a mess for sure, but I agree...

That plumbing is a mess for sure, but I agree that the problem is probably a clog. I thought my eyes were deceiving me and looked twice, but I swear I see a pressure tee used in that mess instead of...
01-24-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By GregH

On a 10" blade 24 teeth is fairly versatile. 40...

On a 10" blade 24 teeth is fairly versatile.
40 and 60 teeth remove quite a bit of material but could be a better choice if you want to reduce sanding on a finished piece.
I would suggest you get a...
01-21-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By 2john02458

Again??? ...

Again???

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/designing-kitchens-bathrooms/615867-converting-wall-cabinet-into-trash-receptacle.html

Since you found a trash can that fits, mount the bottom half...
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Views: 278
Posted By DPDISXR4Ti

Given that the issue is the same whether the key...

Given that the issue is the same whether the key is used or the lever from the inside, I can't imagine that it's a key issue.
01-19-21, 01:20 PM
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Views: 194
Posted By Rob04064

@beezlebob that is correct. And i have considered...

@beezlebob that is correct. And i have considered a side entry. It would get the job done. May be a better option than hiring a structural engineer to build a 3x2 closet.
01-17-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By PJmax

Yes..... those fuseholders are perfect for that...

Yes..... those fuseholders are perfect for that application.
01-17-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By alan73

would probably install a fusible link or maxi...

would probably install a fusible link or maxi fuse close to the battery for the power wire to the ignition switch and then install a small fuse block inside so you can fuse all the individual...
01-17-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By AllanJ

You can use the same amperages as used for...

You can use the same amperages as used for household current such as 12 gauge for 20 amps, 14 gauge for 15 amps, etc. But wiring can be sized to fit the actual load. A circuit protected by a 20 amp...
01-09-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By richpodraza

Ok thanks again. I tried adjusting the hardware I...

Ok thanks again. I tried adjusting the hardware I have now and got it fitting the way I want! I had to tweak the hinges for the left hand door too, that made a small difference. I appreciate all your...
12-31-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By pjaffe

I am pretty sure that if you extend the wire you...

I am pretty sure that if you extend the wire you need to leave that junction accessible. That means splicing a new length of wire and leaving the junction box behind a removable plate or cover....
12-28-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Shadeladie

Maybe just try the baking soda alone. Might...

Maybe just try the baking soda alone. Might work. When you start mixing vinegar and baking soda (or a mix of anything for that matter) the smell starts becoming worse and worse. Then you have to...
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By marksr

When doing new work it's best to prime first then...

When doing new work it's best to prime first then caulk. That way the bare substrate doesn't suck the moisture out of the caulk shortening it's life. It's always best to paint over the caulk as...
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Pilot Dane

I think you need to look higher. Start by...

I think you need to look higher. Start by looking at the roof and gutter area. You shouldn't be getting water in quantity in that top corner area.
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