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Question Adjusting Gas Springs/Struts

I recently built a garbage can storage shed with a lift-up roof that is controlled with 2 gas springs. I bought the springs from a company that had a calculator - you enter all the data...
07-19-22, 05:29 PM
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Question Tall Ladder Recommendations

I have to install some motorized blinds in some windows that are high off the ground - they are approximately 18' feet off the ground. I already own a 17' Little Giant Alta One ladder that could...
07-11-22, 11:41 AM
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Thanks for all the advice everyone. I was able...

Thanks for all the advice everyone. I was able to find a 15' run of 14/3 wire which was just the right amount to get the job done this weekend!
07-09-22, 11:50 AM
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Question Moving Light Switch Using Different 14 Gauge Wire

I have a light switch in unfinished basement space that is on the wrong side of the door and I want to move it to the other side. As you'll see in the picture, the current box has 14/3 wire in it...
05-16-22, 09:14 AM
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That's actually a perfect visual representation...

That's actually a perfect visual representation of the handrail! :Happy:

I'll take all the advice here and just poly the whole thing. Thanks!
05-16-22, 08:21 AM
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Question Avoiding Certain Areas When Applying Poly

I am about to start applying poly to the bottom of a new stair handrail. I have a channel routed down the entire handrail where LED lighting will be installed so I'd prefer to not get any poly in...
02-27-22, 01:38 PM
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Posted By cdcd33

Thanks for the advice everyone!

Thanks for the advice everyone!
02-27-22, 07:55 AM
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Yes, they will also be low voltage

Yes, they will also be low voltage
02-26-22, 06:46 PM
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Add In-Line Switch to Low Voltage Landscape Lighting

I have low voltage lighting running all throughout my backyard and plenty of room on the transformer.

We have a pergola that wed like to add a few sconces for some additional illumination,...
10-19-21, 06:38 PM
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Sheesh, Im blowing it today. Typed the model...

Sheesh, Im blowing it today. Typed the model number incorrectly too. This is the one

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10-19-21, 06:26 PM
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Whoops, I meant 240v not 220v. This model lets...

Whoops, I meant 240v not 220v. This model lets you choose 120 or 240 based on square footage and how much output you want.

Appreciate the advice. Yes that one does touch water as its where the...
10-19-21, 02:46 PM
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Question Honeywell HM750 humidifier - grounding screw rust

Shot in the dark here, but is anyone familiar with this Honeywell Whole Home Humidifier? I've had it installed for a season and when I did the yearly filter change, I noticed that the grounding...
08-13-21, 06:12 PM
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Question WonderBoard Lite Smell?

We installed a new gas fireplace in our basement finish. The backside of the fireplace is in an unfinished storage space. For the backside, I was going to just put in a couple 1/4" WonderBoard Lite...
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Question Which Cement Board to Use Around Gas Fireplace

We're having a gas fireplace installed next week - link to it below. It'll also have side plenums to disperse heat so a TV can be installed safely above it. Next will be to install cement board...
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Question Connect ABS Shower Drain to PVC Waste Pipe

Currently working on my basement finish and installing a linear drain for the shower, which is 2" and ABS. The waste pipe is 2" PVC. I know that my county doesn't allow the use of the transition...
05-22-21, 08:28 AM
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Question Turn Down Sprinkler Water Pressure at Manifold Valve

I recently had to replace a couple bad sprinkler nozzles and went ahead and put in the Rain Bird High Efficiency ones (HE-VAN series). My only issue with these is they put out a fine mist vs more of...
05-02-21, 06:41 AM
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Sound Dampening Between Shower and Bedroom

Finishing in our basement - this is a view of the shower. On the other side of the wall is the bedroom and where the bed will be placed.

Wed like to put a little bit of sound dampening in this...
04-27-21, 05:30 AM
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Update - after all that troubleshooting turns out...

Update - after all that troubleshooting turns out nothing was wrong with the breaker. It was the water pressure - the outdoor line had dropped so low that the breaker couldn't build up enough...
04-26-21, 08:15 AM
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Posted By cdcd33

Im talking the glass within the sash.

Im talking the glass within the sash.
04-26-21, 07:28 AM
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Question Loose Glass in Transom

We recently bought a few interior transoms and noticed the glass is slightly loose. Not like it is going to fall out or anything, it just shifts a little bit when you open and close them.

Any...
04-11-21, 08:47 AM
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Question Leaking Apollo Vacuum Breaker

I'm sort of at a loss here. Went to fire up my irrigation system and my vacuum breaker continually leaked out the top. Bought a new set of rubber seals - didn't fix the issue. Then I bought all new...
04-01-21, 06:20 PM
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Called around today and a local glass shop said...

Called around today and a local glass shop said that could replace the glass for $85 with $55 labor. Much cheaper than buying a new door! Hate to spend the $, but guess I need to be more careful...
03-31-21, 08:59 PM
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No, it was definitely tempered. The glass cracked...

No, it was definitely tempered. The glass cracked all over but stayed intact in the frame (except for a couple pieces) even when I took it off the frame and carried it to the porch.

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03-31-21, 06:47 PM
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Question Replacing Glass on Interior Office Door

While installing shades on our office doors, the bit fell out my screwdriver, bounced off the door handle into the glass, and broke one of them. Ugh!

Here's a pic of the one that isn't broken. ...
02-20-21, 08:34 AM
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Views: 296
Posted By cdcd33

Thanks so much, appreciate it!

Thanks so much, appreciate it!
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