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11-06-17, 02:03 PM
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Posted By mchrist

Understood. Many thanks.

Understood. Many thanks.
11-05-17, 07:17 AM
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Posted By mchrist

Thank you for your response. So if I understand...

Thank you for your response. So if I understand your suggestion, the SJO cord is an alternative to the armor, correct? The end configuration would be: wall dimmer to receptacle, SJO with male cord...
11-05-17, 05:42 AM
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Posted By mchrist

Running wire from wall to entertainment center

Hi. Not sure in which forum this question belongs.

I have a large entertainment center that stands 6 inches from the wall. I found some LED lights that can only be dimmed by a wall dimmer. Is it...
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Posted By mchrist

Running wire from wall to entertainment center

Hi. Not sure in which forum this question belongs.

I have a large entertainment center that stands 6 inches from the wall. I found some LED lights that can only be dimmed by a wall dimmer. Is it...
09-05-17, 08:56 AM
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Views: 369
Posted By mchrist

Many thanks for the suggestions.

Many thanks for the suggestions.
09-05-17, 07:54 AM
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Posted By mchrist

Installing hardwood when there's a slight incline

Hi. A previous owner installed an addition to our house. We want to install 3/4" hardwood there. The addition seems to have settled a bit and there's a slight incline at the doorway into the...
04-21-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By mchrist

Thank you to all your replies and offers for...

Thank you to all your replies and offers for help.

Attached is a diagram of the current plumbing. We have a 80+ year-old house, so there are details that I'm not too sure of.

Taking one of the...
04-21-17, 07:57 AM
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Views: 384
Posted By mchrist

That's interesting. Are responding from a...

That's interesting. Are responding from a responsibility-perspective? Just curious.
04-21-17, 06:51 AM
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Views: 384
Posted By mchrist

Can someone review my laundry room plumbing design?

Hi.
I've attached a sketch for a change to existing plumbing in the basement laundry room. Currently a waste line comes into the basement from the kitchen sink (with P-trap) and a vents up through...
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Posted By mchrist

Shower Tile Cracks

Hi. We have an 80 year-old home. Recently some of the shower tiles have cracked. All of these cracks are appearing near the shower hardware (hot/cold values).

From the experience of the pros on...
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Posted By mchrist

Hardwood Over Concrete

Hi. We have a patio that a previous owner turned into an office. I took up the old carpet and found a plywood sub-floor except at the doorway where there's a section of concrete about 6" deep and 32"...
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Posted By mchrist

Specs for a short concrete walkway

Hi.
I want to extend a narrow walkway on the side of the house. The extension will be about 18' by 18". What is the recommended depth of gravel and concrete--2", 3", 4"? Also, do I need metal...
02-27-13, 03:39 PM
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Views: 1,432
Posted By mchrist

"How do you have the existing lights connected to...

"How do you have the existing lights connected to the timer?"

Lights are connected to the transformer (not sure if that's the correct title) and the transformer plugged into a mounted outdoor...
02-27-13, 09:26 AM
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Views: 1,432
Posted By mchrist

Angry Thanks for the recommendation.

Thanks for the recommendation.
02-27-13, 07:40 AM
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Views: 1,432
Posted By mchrist

Thank you for your response. Can you recommend a...

Thank you for your response. Can you recommend a proper solution?
02-27-13, 06:01 AM
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Posted By mchrist

Proper way to daisy chain an outlet from a timer

Hi:
I currently have an outdoor GFCI outlet with a timer plugged into it that controls garden lights close to the house. Both outlet and timer are mounted to a fence about 2' above ground. We now...
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Views: 652
Posted By mchrist

Ok. Thanks for the reply.

Ok. Thanks for the reply.
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Views: 652
Posted By mchrist

Pendant Light Spacing

Hi.
I'm going to install three pendant lights above the dining room table. Can anyone offer advice, suggestions for the spacing for these lights? They will run down the center above the table, but...
01-01-13, 06:24 AM
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Views: 1,988
Posted By mchrist

Thanks for the follow up. Yes, our plan is...

Thanks for the follow up.

Yes, our plan is for a rail-stiles frame with non-raised panels.
12-31-12, 12:52 PM
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Views: 1,988
Posted By mchrist

Wainscoting: Tips for spacing panels

Hi:
We're planning a wainscoting project in our dining room. Though the room is a rectangle, each wall has a different challenge: a wide opening in one, a sliding door in another, a bay windows in...
12-28-12, 08:59 AM
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Views: 1,803
Posted By mchrist

Thanks for all the responses.

Thanks for all the responses.
12-27-12, 07:01 AM
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Views: 1,803
Posted By mchrist

MDF for wainscoting: durability and joinability

Hi:
I'm planning a wainscoting project for the dining room. I've been reading that MDF is an option, so I want to get opinions from this forum.
1. How durable do you think MDF will be from normal...
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Posted By mchrist

Wall preparation for wainscoting

Hi:
I'm planning a wainscoting project in a dining room that has textured walls. Question: should I prep the sections of the walls that will be covered by sanding them to remove the bumps and ridges...
08-27-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,129
Posted By mchrist

Thank you for the advice.

Thank you for the advice.
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