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05-29-08, 06:30 AM
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Thanks! One more question....from everything I...

Thanks! One more question....from everything I read it says to use a hook razor blade to cut the vinyl.....any reason I just can't use scissors? (it looks thing enough where it wouldn't be a problem)
05-28-08, 06:52 AM
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Views: 2,966
Posted By AllGoNoShow

How to install underlayment for sheet vinyl

So I have some underlayment grade 3/8th plywood to use as underlayment for the sheet vinyl I have. I am going to use a pnuematic stapler but should I butt the edges together, leave a little gap, or...
04-23-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 49,508
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Thanks, very helpful! Well I took off a...

Thanks, very helpful! Well I took off a baseboard tonight to get a better look at the plumbing...turns out the drain pipe has already been replaced with copper! yeaaa!! less work for me....I still...
04-23-08, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 49,508
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Thanks for the reply...one more question. ...

Thanks for the reply...one more question. Currently the copper supply lines that go to the bathtub have a t-fitting that then goes up the wall to the vanity...I don't have enough room without...
04-22-08, 02:51 PM
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Views: 49,508
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Connecting old galvanized pipe to pvc pipe?

I am moving my vanity in the bathroom and I will need to connect the old galvanized pipe drain with pvp pipe because I need to extend it a couple of feet and up a new wall (I am moving the wall that...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By AllGoNoShow

That would be easiest. So is mattison's response...

That would be easiest. So is mattison's response the consensus?! (Not doubting you!-just want to be sure)
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Views: 1,153
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Does velocity in cold air return matter?

I have a cold air return that goes up to the 2nd floor through a wall cavity....the wall cavity only allows for 45 sq. inchs of flow. Now, to connect the wall cavity cold air return to the main...
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Views: 2,321
Posted By AllGoNoShow

I've done it-if the size of the return duct is...

I've done it-if the size of the return duct is limited to, say, 100 sq inches, it is meaningless to have a grate that supplies 200 inches. I would make sure, when taking the grate louvers into...
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Views: 1,145
Posted By AllGoNoShow

3 returns too much for main trunk size?

My house has two main supply trunks that are both 8"x10" and one main return trunk that is 8"x18". This main return trunk entering the side of the furnace is actually 8"x24" but reduces to the...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,974
Posted By AllGoNoShow

I am bringing this post back from the dead but I...

I am bringing this post back from the dead but I just want to get this right- so what you are saying is the amount of return air that can be sucked back into the furnace is not restricted by the main...
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Views: 19,013
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Ed- You've never seen them like this-...

Ed- You've never seen them like this- http://cgi.ebay.com/4-x-10-Oak-Floor-Vent-Register-Vents-Registers-Grill_W0QQitemZ160112397888QQihZ006QQcategoryZ20598QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem ?
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Views: 19,013
Posted By AllGoNoShow

What size register for 6" round duct?

Maybe I am overthinking this, but right now I have 12x2.25 register boxes in my floors (that are connected to 6" round duct). Now I am going to add the louvered wood registers on top of that. By my...
04-30-07, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By AllGoNoShow

How to get an Apple Tree To survive?

I moved into this house last fall-there is an apple tree in the backyard that had badly rotten apples on it from bugs and insects eating them. This year, I just noticed the buds starting to grow on...
04-18-07, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Brad or Finish nailer to put on old baseboards?

I am installing 3/4 inch thick (8 inch high if that matters) gumwood baseboard on an old house. The plaster walls do not go all the way down to the floor, so if I used a 2" brad nail it would only...
04-13-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,495
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Right now floor is carpet-but I will probably be...

Right now floor is carpet-but I will probably be installing light oak hardwoods.
Replies: 3
Views: 2,974
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Main Return Plenum Size....

My Main Return Plenum stack is 8 inches by 18 inches giving me 144 sq. inches of return. Now, my question is, am I limited by that number (144 sq. inches) when deceiding how many return runs to...
04-13-07, 08:12 AM
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Views: 4,388
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Unfortunately, if there is an easier way, i...

Unfortunately, if there is an easier way, i haven't found it. It might just be easier to cut the whole section of plaster out, replace with similiar thickness drywall and use compound to transitiion...
04-13-07, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,495
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Painted door/window trim with cherry wood baseboard?

Has anyone ever seen, or have comments on how it would look, to have painted door and window trim (probably off white) but have real wood cherry baseboard in a room? I'm not sure if it would clash...
03-22-07, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,440
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Leveling cement can be tricky for a novice (or...

Leveling cement can be tricky for a novice (or even intermediate for that matter). Also if your house is that old it probably has 4-6" pine tongue and groove boards as the subfloor which have...
03-21-07, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,542
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Both of them are in the same spot-about 3 1/2...

Both of them are in the same spot-about 3 1/2 feet from the end of the joist (the entire joist is 11 1/2 feet long-so the other piece is 8 feet).

I actually think something else is wrong-cause I...
03-19-07, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,542
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Problems Sistering Floor Joists...

So I am sistering some 2x8s to my 1st floor joists to firm them up and take some sag out of them. I am jacking the old joists up 1/4 of an inch in the middle and then putting 2 sections (I can't fit...
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Views: 1,546
Posted By AllGoNoShow

There are going to be multiple 8" return runs...

There are going to be multiple 8" return runs (collecting at the main return trunk) to match the return cfm to the supply cfm as closely as possible but I am just wondering on each individual run how...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Thats odd. I asked a contractor and he said just...

Thats odd. I asked a contractor and he said just make sure it has the same (preferabbly bigger) free area and you will be fine. The area of a 8" pipe is about 50 inches (pie multiplied by the...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Sizing return vent in floor?

If, at the smallest part, I had a return that was 8" round duct, what are the calculations for determing how large the return vent needs to be in the floor so as to not choke the air down (and...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By AllGoNoShow

Ed- Where do you find the info on how much tons...

Ed- Where do you find the info on how much tons your furnace is? I looked at mine and the only thing I see is 93% efficency Amana brand.

Nick
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