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01-30-14, 10:55 AM
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Posted By rizzyid

I am going to look to verify if it's MWBC. Now...

I am going to look to verify if it's MWBC. Now that you mention it, I think it is and it would explain a lot - thank you for taking the time to point me in the right direction.
01-30-14, 08:57 AM
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Posted By rizzyid

The outlet is connected by the screw terminals, I...

The outlet is connected by the screw terminals, I know the backstabbed ones do not connect well. Right now, I have the breaker off for the washing machine circuit. The other circuits that briefly...
01-30-14, 07:10 AM
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Views: 19,723
Posted By rizzyid

Can a bad outlet affect a different circuit?

I found what I think is a bad outlet. With a newer washing machine plugged into it, the machine wouldn't run properly and I could smell burning from the outlet. No brainer here, I'll replace the...
Replies: 6
Views: 19,209
Posted By rizzyid

I hear what your saying BUD9051, I know you're...

I hear what your saying BUD9051, I know you're right, that the water build up is exactly what is happening. I'll have to get permimeter drains put in, I just can't afford it now.

Thanks for...
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Views: 19,209
Posted By rizzyid

Enough holes in sump pit liner?

Keeping it simple: I just moved to a house and we're getting water in the basement with these record rainstorms in the Northeast. We can tell the basement has had water in the past. There is not a...
02-06-09, 11:15 AM
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Views: 1,513
Posted By rizzyid

I'm from New England, where it's common to...

I'm from New England, where it's common to consider apartments "condominiums". Thus I own my apartment. Eventually the entire building will be done with copalum. I will be moving before that...
02-02-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By rizzyid

Aluminum wire question

I have all aluminum wire in my apartment. Yes, I am aware of all the problems with aluminum as well as any long term solutions.

My question: While changing out a burnt outlet, hubby and I...
07-19-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By rizzyid

Heating & A/C on single 20 amp ciruit

My livingroom currently has both it's electric baseboard heat and through-the-wall air conditioner wired to a single 20 amp breaker. I don't know the heater voltage, but the air conditioner is...
07-06-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,476
Posted By rizzyid

I can't even find this one on Google...

I'm really surprised that NOBODY has ever done it! It's right on the box ~ use with or without grout. Perhaps it sounds so insane to grout vinyl tiles that nobody will try it. I think I'll not be...
07-02-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,476
Posted By rizzyid

TrafficMaster Vinyl Flooring & Grout

We just bought TrafficMaster Vinyl peel & stick tiles for our kitchen. We plan on simply following the manufacturers recommended application procedure. According to the box, they can be laid with...
05-03-07, 08:12 AM
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Views: 1,479
Posted By rizzyid

Thank you!

Your opinions really helped.

Thanks for taking the time to answer.

KELLY
04-27-07, 12:41 PM
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Views: 1,479
Posted By rizzyid

kitchen backsplash/wall

I'm remodeling my kitchen fast & cheap for resale. I'm installing a new countertop with 4" backsplash. Although I would love to install ceramic tile from the backsplash up to the wall cabinets,...
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Posted By rizzyid

Mold ~ sorry long winded but I have questions

Years ago I lived in a basement that sometimes flooded during the spring, and naturally my wood furniture got soaked too. The only mold I experienced was a little bit of spotting in the floor grout...
12-03-05, 10:46 AM
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Views: 4,107
Posted By rizzyid

Thanks so much

Your reply is a big help.

~Kelly
12-02-05, 07:32 PM
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Views: 4,107
Posted By rizzyid

Tips on installing vanity/sink

I am installing a Glacier Bay vanity/sink combo. I just would like a couple tips from the pros.

First of all, I noticed that the vanity have little feet on it that raise it off the floor about...
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Posted By rizzyid

Temptrol A Question

We had the knob and escutcheon plate off our Temptrol Model A for quite awhile now in order to do other bathroom repairs. Anyhow, my husband put it back together tonight and when testing it, we saw...
10-28-05, 07:40 PM
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Views: 1,359
Posted By rizzyid

Shower walls that hide imperfections

We just purchased a Crane Versa Wall shower surround. It's a 5 piece wall surround, which I specifically chose to help deal with the fact the the corner walls are not perfect. The problem is that I...
09-01-05, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,148
Posted By rizzyid

AWESOME! Thank you SOOOOO much. ~Kelly

AWESOME!
Thank you SOOOOO much.

~Kelly
08-31-05, 08:49 PM
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Views: 7,148
Posted By rizzyid

Is it very necessary to mist my grout during curing?

I have polyblend sanded grout by custom building products (from good ol' home depot). On the back of the box it says "periodically mist the installation with clean cool water for 3 days". Well, I'd...
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Views: 907
Posted By rizzyid

I see what you mean. But he DOES intend on...

I see what you mean.

But he DOES intend on "jigging it up with a bunch of elbows". Well, two elbows anyways.

Are there potential problems doing it this way? I really would like to know...
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Views: 907
Posted By rizzyid

Novice plumming question

We just purchased a sink that is smaller than the original. I forgot (novice mistake!) to check the drain placement on the new sink. The new sink's drain hole is 2 inches off from meeting the...
07-23-05, 02:32 PM
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Views: 8,357
Posted By rizzyid

the picture helped, thank you!

the picture helped, thank you!
07-23-05, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By rizzyid

Use both the gel and the boric acid. Use the...

Use both the gel and the boric acid.

Use the boric acid in cabinet voids (like underneath, if you can get at them) under the fridge, under the stove. It dessicates them even if they don't eat it,...
07-20-05, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,357
Posted By rizzyid

What is the blind [kitchen cabinet] base pull?

I've looked and cannot find the answere here online.

I cannot understand what the "pull" means with blind bases. For example, my catalog says for a 42" blind base, a 45" to 47" pull distance is...
07-20-05, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,984
Posted By rizzyid

I'm redoing my kitchen in an apartment too.

I agree it's all in what you like.

You might not like these, but I wanted decent enough quality to put up with my kids till I move. And I didn't want particle board. But alas, I cannot afford a...
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