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06-08-17, 07:03 AM
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Posted By gladesteen

Thank you Sir..........this was, obviously, a...

Thank you Sir..........this was, obviously, a huge event for me but, you are making it seem not so bad. Hoping its just a simple rebuild and slide the pieces together with glue to make permanent...
06-08-17, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By gladesteen

thank you pugsi, i was thinking that was the...

thank you pugsi,
i was thinking that was the best option but, i did not know how it would thread on at both ends. I guess that is the "Slip Coupler" you are referencing? Hopefully the guy working at...
06-08-17, 06:36 AM
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Posted By gladesteen

PVC snapped coming out of my Well Tank - No water in house right now - Plz help!

Hi experts,

Last night something fell on this small piece of PVC coming out of my Well Tank in the cellar. The PVC snapped in half. It snapped (luckily) right after the main shutoff so i was able...
02-04-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,146
Posted By gladesteen

Xsleeper, Are you saying to install the 1/2...

Xsleeper,

Are you saying to install the 1/2 x 3/4 on backside of casing so that 1/4 inch extends beyond the edge of the casing? im confused again.

I do have air gun, but would have to go get 1"...
02-04-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,146
Posted By gladesteen

XSleep, For some reason, i wasnt getting...

XSleep,

For some reason, i wasnt getting it.......but NOW i've got it !!

To be clear, i really only want to cover up the open area with insulation and leave most of the door framing...
02-04-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,146
Posted By gladesteen

Marksr, I would do that, but the door rides...

Marksr,

I would do that, but the door rides inside that channel/jamb where i need it to be flush up with the sheetrock. That is why i opted for gluing it, versus nailing. Thank you for the input...
02-04-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,146
Posted By gladesteen

Chandler, The OSB you see in one pic is up...

Chandler,

The OSB you see in one pic is up at the corner where they used a piece to shim in a gapped area. The sheetrock is directly on 2x4. I took another pic and pushed in the insulation a...
02-04-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,146
Posted By gladesteen

new slider installed. casing/trim help- sheetrock not flush with door?

Hello all,

I've had a new slider installed and need to finish it up with casing.
The sheetrock is not flush with door.

Is there a particular casing designed for this?

Do i have to shim it...
01-31-17, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,540
Posted By gladesteen

its stuck!

Can anyone give me advice to get this separated / removed?

Its definitely NOT threaded that i can see. Seems its soldered.
I have snapped two screwdrivers and broken the middle screw assy inside...
01-29-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,540
Posted By gladesteen

Carbide, thanks for the advice. Sorry if i...

Carbide,

thanks for the advice. Sorry if i got you guys confused. Its what i was thinking also, just needed some pro advice before digging deeper. Its REALLY a pain to get under the tub, but i can...
01-29-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,540
Posted By gladesteen

76538 here is the culprit that spins 360...

76538

here is the culprit that spins 360 from above.

The new rubber flex tube piece was my first attempt at fixing, but i need to replace it all because of how close the 'foot' is to the tub....
01-29-17, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,540
Posted By gladesteen

Carbide, Its exactly as you pictured. ...

Carbide,

Its exactly as you pictured.

What is happening is the whole "drain arm and tub shoe" spins when i try to remove the threaded drain portion from inside the tub.

Maybe if i insert...
01-29-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,540
Posted By gladesteen

old tub drain removal problem / 90 degree elbow spins freely underneath tub

Hello experts,

Im trying to get out an OLD tub drain. but underneath (under the tub) portion of the drain has a 90 degree copper elbow that seems permanently attached. I have the top of the drain...
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By gladesteen

My LT 2000 tractor is dying...suspect coil ??

My 2005 42" Craftsman LT2000 with 18.5 briggs n stratton intek engine is sputtering, then dying after 15 mins of mowing. If i let cool down it starts up and dies in 10 mins, and repeat With slower...
07-16-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,989
Posted By gladesteen

bud, a hole will be drilled directly from...

bud,

a hole will be drilled directly from basement right into the underside of the bumpout. straight shot. There is already a hole drilled for electrical wiring. I will drill another one approx....
07-16-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,989
Posted By gladesteen

bud, there will be 12 feet of exposed 1/2"...

bud,

there will be 12 feet of exposed 1/2" copper inside the basement and 3 feet under the bumpout.
I will ensure all holes sealed up and have foam board covering the 3 foot section.

Thank...
07-16-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,989
Posted By gladesteen

bud, the water line would get drilled straight...

bud,
the water line would get drilled straight through the basement into the bumpout underside. The waster lines are up in the basement floor joists already. No vertical travel. i was thinking of...
07-16-14, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,989
Posted By gladesteen

bud, the picture is up now. Had no choice with...

bud, the picture is up now.
Had no choice with how the bumpout had to go in.
It would have been 10k to extend the foundation out just for a 3x8 foot section.
Not feasible. The town inspector has...
07-16-14, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,989
Posted By gladesteen

bud, understood. This is why my idea was to place...

bud, understood. This is why my idea was to place the 1/4" line directly onto the bottom of the subfloor. Probably using coax cable anchors or similar. That way there would be 8" of foam underneath...
07-16-14, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,989
Posted By gladesteen

i added a picture. As you can see its on posts....

i added a picture. As you can see its on posts. Underside exposed.

Can i used the rigid foam vs spray? that would be way cheaper.

I did not know that it is "illegal" to run 1/4" fridge water...
07-16-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,989
Posted By gladesteen

kitchen bumpout needs underneath insulation

Hello,

Our 8x3ft kitchen bumpout is nearly finished.
One concern is how we should insulate the bottom of the bumpout.
The bumpout is going to house the new stove/fridge so i need to run the...
06-06-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By gladesteen

Interior walls supported by flooring ?

Hello,
I am currently renovating a 1920's era 2 story cottage. The original 1st floor is sitting on the joists (has basement) but the flooring is 4 layers thick. 3 layers hardwood and 1 layer...
07-01-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,352
Posted By gladesteen

Pulpo, During extreme wet spells (such as...

Pulpo,

During extreme wet spells (such as now) there are about 3 spots on the wall where it weeps very slowly. No visible flow seen. Just wet soak.
The water, if it even makes it to bottom, flows...
07-01-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,352
Posted By gladesteen

Gary, I am indeed in that zone! I will...

Gary,

I am indeed in that zone!
I will look for the xps you mention.
Assume its available at my local big box store?
Can this 1" XPS be applied directly to Cinder Wall and then i can panel over...
06-29-13, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,352
Posted By gladesteen

Thanks PUlpo. Neat idea. However, i need...

Thanks PUlpo.
Neat idea.

However, i need some sort of insulation on the cinder blocks as well. Preferably one with no moisture penetration as the walls can 'weep' in spring time.

Is my method...
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