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04-15-09, 08:02 AM
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Where/how do I run a vent for the washer drain?
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George
04-14-09, 06:39 AM
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The downpipe from the top of the "U" is 21.5 inches, and the top of the pipe is 67 inches above the floor. LG recommends no more than 96 inches above the floor, so I am fine in that respect. The...
04-05-09, 01:57 AM
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very ocassionally there is a slight 'sewerish" odor if I smell thew top of the pipe-wonder if maybe that's because machine was not used for a few days??That is why I thought more water in the "U"...
04-04-09, 06:05 PM
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Is this trap low enough?

Hi,
Should this washing machine trap be deeper, so to hold more water?

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f400/geoss54/IMG_0499.jpg


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06-19-06, 06:51 PM
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Thanks again. Better safe than sorry-I will replace both, besides they are inexpensive items. I see your points, and even if they weren't cheap, still better safe than sorry.
George
06-19-06, 05:37 PM
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Thanks,
I just unscrewed the receptacle and cleaned out all the foam in the box. The receptacle is now clean......Is it ok to use it and not replace?
ALso there is a phone jack in the wall next to...
06-19-06, 01:52 PM
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foam insulation around receptacle

I have an electrical receptacle which I wanted to insulate around inside the wall, and behind it. After I sprayed, I guess it found some openings and surrounded the receptacle and attached to the...
04-28-06, 03:03 PM
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I'l;l have to check that out. Both sockets are controlled by the switch.
It seems very easy to wire nut the 3 wires together-can it be that simple????
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George
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I wouldn't smash them down to fit into the wall cavity. I just cut the floor and would be able to run the 5" inch duct down and into the wall(I'd put in a boot), so it would enter the wall...
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want to tap into a wall cavity.

Presently have a 2x4 wall cavity downstairs that is used as a return from the first floor. Upstairs there is a high and low return but it is just open space with a hole at the top of the wall cavity....
04-28-06, 11:57 AM
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making outlet permanent

Hi,
I have a wall switch with 2 switches. one controls a ceiling fan, the other controls a wall outlet.
I would like to make the wall outlet permanet(no switch). Presently when I took off the wall...
01-12-06, 02:41 AM
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I'm a bit confused/ By water fill level do you mean the height of where the hose attaches to the washer or the height of the water in the tub once it is filled? The mid point of the door is 22", and...
01-11-06, 02:47 AM
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Hi,
Thanks for the Photobucket advice.
Hope this works-it'll show 2 pics of the present setup:

http://photobucket.com/albums/f400/geoss54/

Hope from this you can tell me how much pipe to add...
01-10-06, 06:01 PM
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washing machine drain connection

Hi,
Different question re: washing machine this time. New machine will be front loader so less water to discharge. My question is presently the pipe that the drain hose goes into is about 10inches...
01-10-06, 08:59 AM
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The machine is a LG, and the hose connection into the machine has the 90 degree.should I use the hose that comes with it, or buy the braided, stainless steel that you see at the hardware stores, and...
01-10-06, 05:44 AM
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connecting a washing machine

Hi,
Is there a purpose for the hoses that connect the water supply to the washer to have a 90 degree bend where it attaches to the washing machine?
What would happen if you used a regular braided...
11-26-05, 04:06 PM
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cut or move gas pipe......

Hi,
Had a stove delivered today and it was put into place as far back as it could go. But when I open the door of my dishwasher it barely makes the clearance of the stove door handle. The gas pipe...
11-26-05, 04:00 PM
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project finished

Hi,
Thanks everyone.........Hewre's how I did it. I T'd into cold water line then ran(actually about 7 feet of copper pipe and soldered a turn off valve at the end. I drilled a hole in the floor and...
11-18-05, 05:06 PM
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thanks,
so there shouldn't be a problem connecting the plastic tubing of the fridge with the 1/4" copper spiraltubing? The important thing is to avoid the saddle valve, I guess.
The only reason I...
11-18-05, 03:06 AM
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I prefer to run it through the basement..............I can cut my cold water pipe and sweat in a tee, then do a couple of angles and run it about 10 feet before I bring it up through the floor. Would...
11-17-05, 06:24 PM
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installng ice maker/water line without saddle valve

Hi,
Read where the saddle valves are not the greatest to use, but what s the alternative.
I wll be buying a new fridge with ice maker/fresh water dispenser, and I see installaton kits, but they are...
11-07-05, 05:43 AM
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fixing tiny leak...suggestions

Hi this weekend I replaced an old caloric garbage disposer with a Kenmore..Got it in o.k., with some movement of [pipes, but it leaked, after trying a few times, from the drain part where it attaches...
10-27-05, 02:44 AM
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as I think about it more, by using a junction box I am only saving about 4 feet or so and not having to take out and connect wires inside the original receptacle box. If I did do that how many #14...
10-26-05, 05:28 PM
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a few lights, and a t.v. and a couple receptacles
10-26-05, 03:02 PM
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thanks for swift replies.......actually the junction box would be in a bathroom cabinet. The receptacle would be in a bedroom, used strictly for a t.v. Have to check the slack part. But I should be...
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