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09-11-22, 10:36 PM
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Posted By PJmax

That is a Balboa DJAYGB-3155MB pump. I left a...

That is a Balboa DJAYGB-3155MB pump.
I left a link below that has all the specs listed.
It looks very similar to the pump you linked to except your pump has a port for that small hose.

StaRite...
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Posted By Norm201

Fill it with a backer rod so that about a 1/4" is...

Fill it with a backer rod so that about a 1/4" is left open. Then use a cement filler or repair patch. It will need to be done again in few years depending on the weather and use.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I agree. It has not really moved away from the...

I agree. It has not really moved away from the house. If you look at the gap near the house it is much smaller. The larger appearing gap in front of the garage door may have been been because the...
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Posted By XSleeper

That hasn't slid, it was poured that way. And the...

That hasn't slid, it was poured that way. And the area in front of the brick that has broken was because they should not have tried to pin it to the foundation with rebar. The driveway needs to...
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Posted By Marq1

Over time concrete slabs heave and move with the...

Over time concrete slabs heave and move with the seasons, some more than others. Water and drainage has a big part.

I have seen a lot worst. Sealing up the gaps with self leveling sealant will...
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Posted By XSleeper

You want rough sawn cedar. Here's...

You want rough sawn cedar. Here's...
03-22-22, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Use a piece or pieces of steel sheet to get the...

Use a piece or pieces of steel sheet to get the thickness you need.
03-09-22, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Astuff

Stay away from the gas pipe as that is normally...

Stay away from the gas pipe as that is normally grounded (bonded) by the furnace/boiler.
The water supply line is normally what is connected to ground in your panel. See if there is an old,...
03-03-22, 11:53 AM
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Posted By PJmax

The first place to start is from off. Check all...

The first place to start is from off.
Check all three wires to ground for 120v. None should be live.
Go to low and check all three wires to ground. One should be live.
Go to high and check all...
01-06-22, 01:11 PM
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Posted By maarkr

i like marksr's idea... hard pressure wash or...

i like marksr's idea... hard pressure wash or strip the finish depending on what it's sealed with... then a light color stain, and I know u like the green, but I think it will always throw any house...
01-06-22, 12:50 PM
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Posted By marksr

I'd see if I could clean the siding up and apply...

I'd see if I could clean the siding up and apply a fresh coat of translucent stain, maybe Flood's CWF.
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Posted By badeyeben

I would think by the time you build forms and...

I would think by the time you build forms and then pour you could just use the plywood to go around it and cover it up for less money and time. Run the plywood in front of it to the corner then add...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

You can also check concrete contractors in your...

You can also check concrete contractors in your area. Some offer concrete cutting. I've had some walls cut and they bring in a concrete cutting vertical track saw and make a nice clean cut. It...
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Posted By XSleeper

You could probably clean it up some with a...

You could probably clean it up some with a concrete chainsaw (hooked up to a hose) but it will make a holy mess. You would want to wear rain gear as you cut it and have a helper with a wet vac and...
11-16-21, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Your post actually looks quite good. Rot or...

Your post actually looks quite good. Rot or termites are the most common things that will kill a wood post like that. If concerned you can take a flat blade screwdriver and poke at different spots...
11-16-21, 03:25 AM
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Views: 299
Posted By marksr

There is an oak 4x4 post on my front porch that...

There is an oak 4x4 post on my front porch that developed a significant crack mid way about 25 yrs ago. I drilled and used 2 bolts to hold it together. That crack hasn't grown at all. While there are...
11-15-21, 11:24 PM
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Views: 299
Posted By Marq1

Wood, especially posts, naturally cracks due to...

Wood, especially posts, naturally cracks due to drying process, think deck posts. Doesnt mean it's failing but you really have no way to know for sure. Assuming the footing is good, and it's...
02-10-21, 04:02 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Can't tell from the photo, but it looks like...

Can't tell from the photo, but it looks like standard #2 & better pine 1x's, that almost any lumber yard would have. Since i see you're in Canada, you probably keep all the good ones up there.
02-09-21, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Marq1

Well, are they individual boards or some type of...

Well, are they individual boards or some type of sheet, like T1-11?

Betting it's a reverse batten board pattern!
02-09-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By XSleeper

Looks like you probably need to pull some nails,...

Looks like you probably need to pull some nails, remove however much of that piece that is left, and replace it with a new piece of wood.
11-22-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

The only way to connect the wires to the main...

The only way to connect the wires to the main panel is with feed-through lugs as Pattenp mentioned, or from a breaker. You may not put two wires under a single lug.

If the sub-panel is in the same...
11-22-20, 01:51 PM
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Views: 530
Posted By pattenp

Not unless the panel has feed through lugs.

Not unless the panel has feed through lugs.
11-20-20, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Astuff

Generally a new panel should have new breakers. ...

Generally a new panel should have new breakers. Some panels specifically mention that. They are not that much and provide peace of mind.
11-11-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By pattenp

Using the 70A breaker in the main panel to feed...

Using the 70A breaker in the main panel to feed the 100A main breaker subpanel is okay.
11-11-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By pattenp

The 70A breaker protects the feeder and the 100A...

The 70A breaker protects the feeder and the 100A breaker becomes a disconnect. In the picture if the main panel has the first disconnect then the neutral is to be bonded.
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