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Boiler water shut off valve set screw

How does the water shut off set screw work? I attempted to bleed my hot water baseboard heating zones per instructions of a youtube video. But 2 of my 3 shut off valves appear to be a set screw and...
10-26-21, 12:50 PM
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beelzebob...

beelzebob (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/588275-beelzebob) - Sorry I was using them interchangeably. They are all 14/2g cables.
10-26-21, 11:07 AM
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2john02458...

2john02458 (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/543416-2john02458) - As far as I know, it's just a general purpose outlet. But at one time it was 1 of only 2 outlets in a 13ft x 11ft sitting...
10-26-21, 10:42 AM
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Just re-verified and included diagram. Junction...

Just re-verified and included diagram. Junction box has 3 cables; 1 to panel and 2 to a single outlet. Also, turn off circuit and everything on that run shut off. From the area of the junction box, I...
10-25-21, 05:28 PM
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PJmax, "One cable is the feed from the panel to...

PJmax, "One cable is the feed from the panel to the junction box.
Then there are two cables that connect that junction box to the receptacle you want to update."
Yes, that is what I believe I'm...
10-25-21, 03:57 PM
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Hello Pilot Dane, out of the junction box, there...

Hello Pilot Dane, out of the junction box, there is a total of 3 cables. 2 go to the one outlet I'd like to update. The 3rd leads to the circuit panel but also has 4 outlets along the way.
10-25-21, 03:14 PM
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Question End of run outlet has 2 sets of wires

I have an old outlet that I would like to replace with a double outlet/gang box. This outlet has 2 sets of wires coming in that lead back to a junction box. The only other wire in the box is the...
09-07-20, 03:07 PM
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:) Mission Accomplished! Thank you.

:) Mission Accomplished! Thank you.
09-07-20, 12:57 PM
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Rewire Outlet Idependent from Switch

Currently have an outlet that is powered by an on/off switch just below it. My primary goal is to have the outlet run independently from the switch and add another outlet along same wall. The switch...
07-13-20, 12:30 PM
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Thank you Pilot Dane. After looking into it more,...

Thank you Pilot Dane. After looking into it more, it seems the reference to that acoustical caulk were primarily in more northern areas or Canada. So, it may be more of a regional thing.
07-13-20, 10:36 AM
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Acoustical sealant for Vapor Barrier

Just installed unfaced fiberglass batt insulation to the inside of a North facing exterior wall. From research & videos, I believe I need to also apply a 6 mil poly plastic over it as a vapor...
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Smile Fan problem resolved!

Forgot to post the pictures of what I ended up doing. Took the advice of "manden", flipped the fan unit around, built a box and attached to opposite joist. It all fit great and what's even better is...
04-08-20, 05:06 PM
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Thanks for your advice everyone! Think I'll...

Thanks for your advice everyone! Think I'll dwell on this one a bit. I'm a bit nerved finding that this circuit is on the same circuit as a 8k BTU window AC in another part of the house, even if it...
04-01-20, 01:03 PM
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If I'm understanding correctly, because the GFCI...

If I'm understanding correctly, because the GFCI receptacle is wired from a junction box that feeds other areas, I can not add another receptacle?

It's a small older home, most of the main part...
03-31-20, 04:00 PM
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The outlet I would like to add will be for the...

The outlet I would like to add will be for the kitchen. The current GFCI outlet is situated right where the only place for the dish drain can go. So I rarely use it and keep plastic protectors in...
03-31-20, 03:16 PM
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Adding Outlet to GFCI Wired to Junction

Would like to know if it's ok to wire in another outlet from an existing GFCI kitchen outlet. The GFCI outlet wires directly into a junction box in the basement. The junction has two other runs from...
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Marq1 - Not much in opposite direction which is...

Marq1 - Not much in opposite direction which is why did I try to turn the unit around. But due to the way it mounts on only one side, and the offset of the output ended up right under that rafter to...
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As XSleeper said, it's hard to tell without...

As XSleeper said, it's hard to tell without actually seeing it. However, I had two similar experiences with different causes.
1 - A few weeks after painting a kitchen with 2 coats of paint with...
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Marq1 To go straight up, Id have to use the 90...

Marq1 To go straight up, Id have to use the 90 degree elbow. According to research Ive done, a 90 degree will interfere with airflow or what Pilot Dane said.

As for other responses suggesting...
03-23-20, 05:48 PM
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Is this a considered finished living space? If...

Is this a considered finished living space? If so, not only will it be an eyesore but I doubt it would be up to code. In any case, I have to agree with "tightcoat", dry wall installers are going...
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90 degree elbow for Bathroom exhaust duct

After discovering the bathroom exhaust fan duct vents to the attic, I want to extend out through the roof. It is only about a foot in from where the rafters meet the floor joist, (hope my terminology...
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Dan1973 - That's our plan! Thank you.

Dan1973 - That's our plan! Thank you.
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Pilot Dane - Thank you, the roof vents and the...

Pilot Dane - Thank you, the roof vents and the duct for the bathroom are definitely galvanized. The range duct is whatever the local big box store carried, which I believe is aluminum as it is not...
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Zorfdt - Thank you! Worked out well with...

Zorfdt - Thank you! Worked out well with crimped end of duct into roof.
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The stove and bath are completely separate. ...

The stove and bath are completely separate. Sorry if I worded this wrong. The Broan 30" hood vent instructions state a 7" duct. Which we are running up through attic and out the roof.

The...
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