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Thanks for your replies. This looks more...

Thanks for your replies. This looks more complicated then I thought. As chaeberle said I may have to cut some of concrete floor to get access to the flange. How about I keep the flange the way it is...
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In basement we already have one new toilet. This...

In basement we already have one new toilet. This one is located in one section of basement very close to furnace/Water heater and this section does not have any window near by and no exhaust fan as...
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

How to permanently seal toilet bowl opening?

I have working toilet bowl in the basement that we no longer use it. I can remove toilet tank and bowl easily. But how do I seal the drainage hole that is still there after removing toilet bowl? Can...
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

How to use fireplace

Last night 1st time we used fireplace. Whole fireplace and Chimney was inspected by fireman guy and he said I was good to go no cracks, no creosote build up.
I bought ready to burn wood from HD...
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Energy efficient bathroom sink faucet

Despite big no no from my wife I have installed 0.5GPM bathroom sink faucet aerator on my two of bath sinks. For third bathroom which my wife and kids uses it a lot she does not like this idea. They...
04-20-09, 11:59 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

BTU and quote question for New Trane XV95 + AC XB-13

I live in Western part of PA in 1200SF Ranch house with 1 car garage + 850SF finish basement. I got quote for Trane XV95 -60K BTU + XB 13 -2.5Ton AC for 5800$ including trane rebate and tax. With...
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This room does not have insulation in the walls....

This room does not have insulation in the walls. This part of the basement was finished when I moved in with wood paneling. Other half of the basement has additional dry wall with insulation that I...
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

cold basement heating option

I want to have separate heating option for my finished basement room (10' X 12'). I do not want to use electric space heaters. I do have duct and a register from the gas furnance. Since thermostat is...
05-12-05, 12:26 PM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

it works now

It works.
I first ordered spiral balance from Home depot but they were too long. They don't have less than 23" long. So I searched on Google and found out other seller named swisco. They had the...
04-25-05, 06:31 AM
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Double hung window does not stay open

I have metal double hung window that does not stay open. I opened the cylindrical assembly from the side of window that was held by one screw.
The spiral assembly inside the cylinder is broken....
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

It worked

Azis - Mower doesn't have choke and smoke was black.

I did what you guys said.
1. Removed spark plug then pulled the rope few times. Oil or gas sneezed out of spark plug hole.
2. Air filter was...
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Still no luck

1. I removed some of the oil. I am sure oil is enough.
Silly question - How do I measure the oil level? Dip stick never gives me acurate results. Every time I measure it gives me different results....
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Craftsmon 7.0 mower unable to start

4 months ago I bought Craftsmon 7.0HP Self Propelled rear bag manual start with Briggs and starton engine.
Now I am not able to start the mower. This is the sequence of event:

1. I put the motor...
02-27-04, 08:23 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Yes now I understand this better. I first put...

Yes now I understand this better.
I first put the brackets and then put the sink. As you said I should have put the sink in level first and then should have decided the brackets position.
I have...
02-27-04, 08:02 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

I already relocated the brackets once for the...

I already relocated the brackets once for the same reason. If I relocate them again then there will be 4 screw holes on each wall un-used and I won't have place to drill more holes.
I can buy/modify...
02-27-04, 07:38 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Plumber2000 - If I lift from the front then the...

Plumber2000 - If I lift from the front then the sink will be level but it will loose contact with brackets. Also the sink edges at the intersaction of two walls does not stay in contact (flush) with...
02-27-04, 05:37 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Corner Bath Sink not leveling

I put this question in bathroom forum but nobody replied so thought this question may be related to this forum.

I am trying to install a new corner bath (triangular shape) in the small bath. I...
02-04-04, 02:10 PM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Ok I got rid of the 1/2" of stuck pipe with the...

Ok I got rid of the 1/2" of stuck pipe with the saw.
But now I think I have bigger problem.

I see 1 1/4" diameter piece of small pipe inside the wall (about long) just before the horizontal...
01-30-04, 05:13 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

OldGuy - There is nothing sticking out of the...

OldGuy - There is nothing sticking out of the wall. Whatever was sticking out I already cut it off. The last 1/2" length of old pipe is stuck inside. I want to take that ring out.

Ed Imeduc -...
01-29-04, 01:17 PM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Replacing bath sink - Pipe got broken

I am trying to install a new sink in the bathroom. I removed the old sink and the drain pipe with it. The drain pipe was screwed to p-trap. I removed the p-trap and then finally removed the small...
10-09-03, 08:14 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Here is the picture: ...

Here is the picture:
http://www.surplusplumbing.com/elizabethan_classics/pict/ecetcbwh.jpg

This small triangular sink I am trying to rest on both side walls through 2 metal brackets that came...
10-07-03, 05:54 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Can I install brackets on the wall?

Can anybody answer my last question?
Thanks
10-04-03, 10:51 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

ok I will try that. Another question: This...

ok I will try that.
Another question:

This small triangular sink I am trying to rest on both side walls through 2 steel brackets that came with it.
The brackets are about 8" from the wall.
At...
10-04-03, 07:37 AM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Romex (NM-B) cable is allowed in my city. Can I...

Romex (NM-B) cable is allowed in my city.
Can I continue the same Romex wire that came from under the cabinet to inside the cabinet?
I have to run at least 40" inside one pantry cabinet vertically...
09-29-03, 01:55 PM
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Posted By 1stTimeHomBuyer

Last weekend I put the dry walls in the wall gap....

Last weekend I put the dry walls in the wall gap.
I used 5/8" thick X 8' high X 5" wide drywall for both wall and ceiling.

In the wall there is a gap ranging from 1/4" to 1/2" between this wall...
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