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12-11-14, 11:16 PM
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Posted By jmat1980

Swap wires for oven and cooktop

Hi,

I got a new wall oven and realized that my current circuit is too small. The old oven ran on a 10 AWG 30 amp, and the new one requires 8 AWG 40 amp.

My cook top I believe requires only...
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Views: 862
Posted By jmat1980

Raised Pavers

I need to install a raised step platform below a ground level deck. My plan is to use PT 4X6's or 4x4's set on a gravel base as a frame, then fill it with compacted crushed stone paver base and sand...
02-24-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By jmat1980

Thanks for all the reply's so far... I know...

Thanks for all the reply's so far...

I know what people are saying is best (ie, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, etc... on their own circuit) but im trying to do this reno with the least...
02-24-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By jmat1980

why cant I tap into the dining room for some...

why cant I tap into the dining room for some LED's in the kitchen, that is ridiculous...:confused:

Dishwasher and disposal have been fine for the past 6mo, so if its not against code, ill leave...
02-24-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By jmat1980

Kitchen Remodel Electrical ??

I am remodeling my kitchen (Cabinets, Flooring, Counter Top and Backsplash) and have some questions regarding electrical. The house was built in 2001 and is in NJ....

About 6 mo ago I added a...
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Views: 5,861
Posted By jmat1980

Deck over concrete patio

Hi all...

Im looking for some tips on building a ground level deck over an existing concrete slab patio.

The current footprint is about 12'X28'. I want to extend the decking out to about 16'...
01-16-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By jmat1980

Ya, that's what I thought. It just looks like...

Ya, that's what I thought. It just looks like its been there forever and might be a pain getting off...ill give it a try tomorrow, hopefully its not too bad.
01-16-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By jmat1980

Replacing Shut Off Valve

I damaged some threads when removing a washing machine hose for replacement. I guess I have to replace the shutoff valve now. I havent tried to remove it yet, but I fig I would ask for some advice...
01-05-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,118
Posted By jmat1980

I fig 10 gauge just because the wiring going from...

I fig 10 gauge just because the wiring going from the panel to the box near the water heater is 10. Would using 12 gauge cause the overheating and melting? Like I said, its been about 24 hrs now...
01-05-13, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,118
Posted By jmat1980

Water Heater Nearly Caught Fire

So I had a licensed plumber install a water heater. He did it while my wife was home, and when I cam home from work I saw that he used 12ga wire. The elec. box that the water heater goes to is...
03-19-12, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,147
Posted By jmat1980

I think the floor is going for 2 reasons. First I...

I think the floor is going for 2 reasons. First I don't think they used thick enough plywood it seems to be only 1 half inch Second the rain water use to go right to the bottom of the shed I have...
03-18-12, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,147
Posted By jmat1980

Shed Floor

The plywood floor in my shed is falling apart and needs replacement. Should I replace with PT plywood, or PT tongue and groove decking? Which would be better and why?

I guess plywood I just...
10-13-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,540
Posted By jmat1980

Its a long story, but I actually installed a...

Its a long story, but I actually installed a winch in my garage ceiling (to lift my hard top off my Jeep) so I do know that there is no insulation.

I will ask the insulation company if they have...
10-13-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,540
Posted By jmat1980

ANOTHER garage insulation question

Here is my situation...

I have a house on a hill, therefore, my 2 car garage is underneath half of my house. I have the ductwork that heats/cools that half of the house running through a bulkhead...
10-06-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By jmat1980

Help with Plant Identification

I have four of these large plants in the font of my house. They grow to about 6' tall or more and are green throughout the spring and summer. for the winter they turn straw like...

Can anyone...
04-16-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By jmat1980

I dont know...your talking about some type of...

I dont know...your talking about some type of self adhesive waterproof membrane flashing, right? I assume I have to remove the siding around the window to check it. I plan on doing that tomorrow. ...
04-16-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By jmat1980

Need HELP>>Leaky Window (with Photos)

I have noticed a leaky window in my living room and need some help. The water seems to be coming through where the window meets the wood casing. I had not noticed until I saw the leak that the...
02-09-11, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,656
Posted By jmat1980

The ductwork in my garage runs through a bulkhead...

The ductwork in my garage runs through a bulkhead that has little to no insulation. Is there a way to add insulation without taking down the drywall? I was thinking blown in cellulose or someyhing,...
02-08-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,656
Posted By jmat1980

Thanks for the info... Im thinking of...

Thanks for the info...

Im thinking of sticking a snake down the ducts that connect in the garage to make sure there are no dampers...or maybe ill rent an inspection camera...Just seems like im not...
02-07-11, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,656
Posted By jmat1980

Ya, before I posted this thread I had already...

Ya, before I posted this thread I had already started removing them, I think I took out about 4. They are easy enough to put back though. I definately want to seal up the connections between the...
02-07-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,656
Posted By jmat1980

Dampers in Ductwork...Question??

Hi,

I have a forced hot air heating system with an oil burner. My home is about 2300 sq ft and about 10 years old. My house is 2 floors and only one zone. My house always seems cold. We keep...
01-03-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,392
Posted By jmat1980

Im pretty sure thats what I did...ill double...

Im pretty sure thats what I did...ill double check though.
01-03-11, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,392
Posted By jmat1980

I connected the wire that was originally...

I connected the wire that was originally connected to the furnace G (which comes from the T Stat) to the GF on the humidistat...

Everything seems to be working ok, when the heat kicks on, the...
01-02-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,392
Posted By jmat1980

Continuation of install photos

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01-02-11, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,392
Posted By jmat1980

Ok.... After you asked me for the model # of...

Ok....
After you asked me for the model # of the humidistat, I found the booklet in the bottom of the box, under the styrofoam. The humidistat instructions had the wiring instructions much more...
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