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09-25-20, 09:17 AM
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The quote is for PEX. There is a 2k higher quote...

The quote is for PEX. There is a 2k higher quote for copper.
09-25-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Question How hard is it to replace copper with Pex?

I have a ton of pinhole leaks. My house is older 50+. It actually does need the copper replaced, so I don't think it is some kind of panic thing. The cost to fix by a licensed plumber is about $5500....
09-24-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Can I cut where the current Romex is pinched,...

Can I cut where the current Romex is pinched, strip the wires and use a wirenut and connect another piece of Romex 12/2 to it?
09-23-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Does that mean I would wire a real 3-prong cord...

Does that mean I would wire a real 3-prong cord to the Dishwasher junction box and that to the outlet box in the neighboring cabinet that I wire up?
09-22-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
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Question How do I run wire to a dishwasher through the floor?

1972 house. The dishwasher has a hole in the subfloor for the wire, just a drilled hole. No box, nothing. I don't know if that's right or wrong. I need to replace that wire because it got...
09-19-20, 08:58 PM
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Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Where do I put flashing where exterior siding meets trim board and brick veneer?

Thank you for any help you can give me.

Hi, I am replacing some rotted T1-11 siding. I know to cut it, put paper, z-flashing, etc. What I could not find was what do I do where the T1-11 siding...
07-02-20, 11:05 AM
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Views: 291
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

What kind of other parts?

What kind of other parts?
07-02-20, 08:50 AM
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Views: 291
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Do all tub drains unscrew?

Hi, I have an old tub from 1972. I saw that tub drains unscrew, so I tried it. Didn't work, so before I try harder and break it, are they supposed unscrew on all tubs, especially old ones? I know it...
06-16-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Thanks. I probably did the wrong thing but I...

Thanks. I probably did the wrong thing but I ended up using a flexible coupler and wrenched it down tight. I got 1 1/4 to 1 1/2, but I think maybe it was too big on the 1/4 side, but I got it on the...
06-16-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
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Question How do I connect a threaded pvc pipe to a non-threaded pipe?

Hi, where my sink drains it connects to a 2" threaded pipe (supposed to anyway). My drain pipes under the sink are 1", no threads, just the pvc out of the s/j-trap. How do I connect these two? That...
05-22-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Thanks. I'm not sure I understand on the...

Thanks.
I'm not sure I understand on the topping. Where does the "mix" which I think is the new mix to bond to tile or just be more concrete, touch the end at? Does the mix go all the way to the...
05-22-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By MrWishToFixIt

Lightbulb Stop Leak? How do I seal T1-11 Siding at baseboard to concrete front porch

I saw other threads, but I can't find just what I think I'm supposed to do. I have 40+ year old house and T1-11 siding. There is a base board or whatever it is called at the bottom where it meets the...
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