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It looks like it was a clogged Aerator - water is...

It looks like it was a clogged Aerator - water is flowing after I removed it. Tanks
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Faucet Clog after Supply Line Changed

Hello Everyone - I had a leaky supply line on a bathroom faucet a while back and I closed the valve and did not deal with it for a a while - like over a month. Today I changed both supply lines,...
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Thanks for the info Furd, that makes sense. I...

Thanks for the info Furd, that makes sense. I also have a closet that backs up to the tub and I'm wondering if there might be a drum trap behind the closet wall, would that make sense ? House was...
10-17-17, 05:55 PM
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Thank you for the reply. I've always had luck...

Thank you for the reply. I've always had luck with 1/4 turn valves and definitely willing to pay the price difference since it's only three valves. I wasn't sure Brasscraft quality had degraded,...
10-17-17, 05:51 PM
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Thank you both for the responses - I will swap...

Thank you both for the responses - I will swap out the breaker.

One question while I have this thread open. If I were to add a 20amp GFC and then a junction box to add a few more receptacles,...
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Snaking Tub Drain ?

Hello Everyone - Quick question, I have a very slow draining tub and I'm pretty certain it's do to a hair clog. I was hoping to snake it, but when I remove the drain cover, I can't even get an inch...
10-17-17, 04:09 PM
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Sink & Toiler Valve Suggestion ?

Hello - I'm looking for some advice. I renovating a basement bathroom and looking for some high quality 1/4 turn valves for my sink & toilet ... Can someone provide suggestions on brand ? Thank you
10-15-17, 04:53 PM
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Receptacle Replacement Question ?

Hello Everyone I need some advice to better understand what my options are on replacing a receptacle. I have a basement workshop that has a 4 metal box that contains a 15amp duplex receptacle...
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I did investigate the epoxy injection systems and...

I did investigate the epoxy injection systems and I had a few people warn that because of the size of the crack, there was a good possibility that the epoxy might leak out. I purchased a masonry...
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Thank you Marq1 - I appreciate your help (again)....

Thank you Marq1 - I appreciate your help (again). Do you happen to recall the epoxy injection system that you used? I noticed there are a lot of them out there, not sure if one is better than the...
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Foundation Wall Crack Repair - Basement Interior

Im renovating a basement bathroom and recently took down the exterior wall which was drywall and tile against furring strips. I found a significant crack in the wall which extends from the base of...
04-01-17, 12:20 AM
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79029 Photo attached saddle and tile from...

79029

Photo attached saddle and tile from basement floor.
04-01-17, 12:03 AM
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Thanks for the replies - I'm attaching a photo to...

Thanks for the replies - I'm attaching a photo to show why I'm concerned about removing the existing tile. The picture shows the entrance to the bathroom. There appears to be about two inches or...
03-29-17, 09:46 PM
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Ceramic Tile over Ceramic Tile ?

Hello Everyone - I have a basement bathroom which has a very dated, but very solid ceramic tile floor. I have plans to update the bathroom and have begun gutting the walls, but I'm weary of trying...
03-20-17, 03:42 PM
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Thanks again. Yes the house was built in the...

Thanks again. Yes the house was built in the mid-60's and all of the cable is BX. It would be a massive effort to rid the entire house of it, but I have replaced some that is very accessible with...
03-19-17, 07:01 PM
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Thanks for the reply - I will be making access...

Thanks for the reply - I will be making access panels for all of the buried junction boxes. With regards to the ground, all of the BX wire is two wire, none of it has a ground wire. I have been...
03-19-17, 06:42 PM
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Expanding Existing Recessed Lighting

Hello Everyone

Im hoping to add additional recessed lights to some existing lights that I have in my basement. I would like to use the same switch that controls the current light and simply...
10-08-15, 07:23 AM
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pcboss, what do you suggest? I feel like my...

pcboss, what do you suggest? I feel like my options are limited. Do you think I should place some kind of track protector over the wire? Thank you
10-07-15, 10:41 PM
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Yeah, as I suspected. I'm thinking about carving...

Yeah, as I suspected. I'm thinking about carving out a notch in the wood so I can just put metal plates to protect the wire. As far as replacing the REMCON relay ... Yes, that could have been...
10-07-15, 08:35 PM
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Questions about running Romex for Renovation

Hello Everyone,

I have a question regarding some work that was recently done by a licensed electrician (or his workers). My living room had low voltage lighting, there was a remcon relay at the...
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Thanks for the replies. With more moisture...

Thanks for the replies. With more moisture coming tonight I tried to remove as many of the ice damns as possible using a shovel and in some cases hot water. It's tough and I didn't get all of it,...
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Ice forming on Fascia ?

Hello Everyone,

Like many others in the NE, I have a thick layer of ice on my roof that's been there for over a month. The ice is covered with snow and is currently being drenched with rain. I...
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Thanks for the replies. If you have link to...

Thanks for the replies. If you have link to those lights at Home Depot I would be interested in looking at them. The stores by me have a poor selection. Thank you
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Basement Lighting Question ?

Hello Everyone,

I wasn't sure whether I should post this in the basement forum or here ... I'm in the process of finishing my basement and I'm running some new branch circuits for lighting and...
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Thank you NJ Trooper. I'm glad the supports are...

Thank you NJ Trooper. I'm glad the supports are available as they are gone as is the original casing/cabinet. I'm not responsible for the framing and I agree it was not done property. The depth...
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