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I did as you suggested and tested the faucet when...

I did as you suggested and tested the faucet when I noticed the temp in the shower drop. The temp from the faucet was the same as in the shower.
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Question about hot water in my apartments shower

I have a question regarding the hot water in my new apartment, and I'm hoping someone here can give some insight as to whether there's anything I can do about the issue. First some background, I...
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Posted By findingemo

Can somebody tell me what this is? (Cable splitter)

My girlfriend moved into a new house last week, and had the cable guy come out and wire the living room for cable and the office for internet. I told her not to have him wire the other rooms as I...
05-25-06, 08:13 AM
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I thought that might of been it, cause I did hit...

I thought that might of been it, cause I did hit mortar for a split second before stopping. I tried to minimize it but once it got through the steel it dug right in before I could stop it. I would...
05-25-06, 04:55 AM
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Well, I got them hung. It took forever and I...

Well, I got them hung. It took forever and I managed to break 2 taps and dull about 8 bits in the process. I'm never buying tools from Home Depot or Lowes again, as the bits they sold me that were...
05-23-06, 07:52 PM
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Posted By findingemo

Do you think that I'd be okay mounting the blinds...

Do you think that I'd be okay mounting the blinds in just the metal piece? I'm nervous since they would have to be only driven in less than 1/2".
05-23-06, 03:02 PM
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Posted By findingemo

I figure I have two options here. One would be...

I figure I have two options here. One would be to drill through the 1/2" metal frame and tap that for a machine screw. My concern with that is if two 1/2" screws are enough to support the weight of...
05-23-06, 01:31 PM
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Posted By findingemo

I did a little more digging and examining of the...

I did a little more digging and examining of the window frame, and I believe what they did was use about a 1/2" metal bar to frame the window, and the rest is mortar to attatch it to the brick. I...
05-23-06, 11:12 AM
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Posted By findingemo

Help installing blinds

I just received my order of 4 honeycomb blinds that I'm using to cover one large window that is made up of 4 individual windows. I went to install the mounting bracket but have run into a bit of a...
05-19-06, 02:06 PM
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Posted By findingemo

checked the heads on my fixtures, doesn't look...

checked the heads on my fixtures, doesn't look like they are adjustable. Would of been nice if they were though. Guess that second circuit is kinda useless then.
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Posted By findingemo

Is this the type of box you're referring to? ...

Is this the type of box you're referring to?

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=116041-1571-77705-CC&lpage=none
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Posted By findingemo

Is the canopy covering the box a purely aesthetic...

Is the canopy covering the box a purely aesthetic concern, or is it something that must be done? Thanks everyone, by the way, for your help.
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My plan as of now (I'm sure things will change a...

My plan as of now (I'm sure things will change a bit once I start buying parts and actually do the installation) is to mount a junction box directly to the bottom of a beam, then install the fan to...
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Posted By findingemo

Would there be anything wrong with just getting a...

Would there be anything wrong with just getting a normal metal junction box (rated for a fan) and mounting it directly to the bottom of a beam, then mounting the fan directly to that? So instead of...
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Posted By findingemo

Installing a new light fixture

I would like to install a hanging pendant light over my kitchen table, but am not sure how to do this. There is no light currently there so there is no wiring for me ot use. I live in a converted...
05-17-06, 05:59 AM
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Posted By findingemo

furnace whines right as it tuns on

The furnace in my new condo makes a very loud very high pitched whine right as the unit kicks on. It lasts for maybe 5 seconds then stops. I'm not sure if it does it every time but I heard it in...
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Posted By findingemo

I think I've found what I need by searching...

I think I've found what I need by searching lowes.com. I've found two different types of boxes however, some that appear to be directly mounted to the beam and other that consist of the box and a...
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Posted By findingemo

I've done some more research and it looks like...

I've done some more research and it looks like I'll be forced to mount a junction box to the beam and then the fan to the junction box. Am I correct in this assumption? If so, do I need to buy any...
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Posted By findingemo

How to hang a fan on a ceiling w/ exposed beams

The condo I'm living in was converted over from an old warehouse a few years ago, and when they did so they left the 12ft ceilings and exposed wooden beams. Currently I have some track lighting in...
05-15-06, 06:33 PM
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Posted By findingemo

I apologize if you feel that's what I'm doing,...

I apologize if you feel that's what I'm doing, however I have to disagree. It's true that the topics all involve the wiring in my new home, however they all deal with very specific topics, all of...
05-15-06, 02:09 PM
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Posted By findingemo

Upgrading track lighting

I'm getting ready to upgrade the track lighting in my kitchen, but am not really sure what exactly I need to do. After some research I've managed to figure out that the track in my kitchen is...
05-15-06, 02:03 PM
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Posted By findingemo

figured it out, thank you.

figured it out, thank you.
05-15-06, 01:53 PM
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Posted By findingemo

Ruud Lighting One-Circuit Track Lighting

I would like to replace the fixtures in my kitchen track lighting, but am not sure what will fit and what won't. The track itself is from Ruud Lighting, Inc and is their one-circuit model. Anyone...
05-15-06, 01:41 PM
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Posted By findingemo

Did a little more digging around, and I may have...

Did a little more digging around, and I may have figured it out. After going to the website for Ruud Lighting, it looks like the track in the kitchen is a one-circuit track, and the track in the...
05-15-06, 01:31 PM
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Posted By findingemo

I assumed that, but what I'm wondering is what it...

I assumed that, but what I'm wondering is what it does on the track lighting currently installed. It's hooked up to something so I would imagine it serves some function, maybe just not with the...
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