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09-16-17, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Kiton

Sorry for the slightly out of focus iphone...

Sorry for the slightly out of focus iphone pictures.

There is a film, about an 1/8 of an inch thick, that has formed inside the kitchen drain pipes.
These pipes are only 4 years old. They are...
09-14-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Kiton

Thank you for the replies. The drains that...

Thank you for the replies.

The drains that are there now were installed by the kitchen installer.
It is a 1 1/2" ABS that is within the legal limit in Canada for wet venting (6' is the limit...
09-11-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Kiton

Double San Tee on kitchen sink drain

Is there any reason I can not install a double san tee on a kitchen sink drain line?

The idea is to use the second half of the San Tee as a clean out along the horizontal line.

I have a 2 inch...
05-22-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,130
Posted By Kiton

Thank you guys. She is not the first owner...

Thank you guys.

She is not the first owner of the home, the pipe has never frozen while she has been in the house, but she lives in the country and winter snow storms and power failures are an...
05-21-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,130
Posted By Kiton

Copper pipe turned purple

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My sister had a pinhole leak in her main water supply line.
A 3/4 copper running horizontally a few feet from the city entry point.

The pipe has purple batches all over it and has...
04-16-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Kiton

Thank you. Much appreciated

Thank you.
Much appreciated
04-16-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Kiton

Adding a new ceiling light, wiring question

I would like to add a ceiling light in the front entry. Currently there is only an exterior light.

The exterior light has old cloth wire without a ground. I would like to replace that at the same...
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

I saw some really cheap units at the local big...

I saw some really cheap units at the local big box.
Can anyone recommend the best fan to look at for the job?

This is the fan I am looking at for the moment:

ATMOSPHERE - VTX600...
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

I did the pot of boiling water test today. ...

I did the pot of boiling water test today.

When I opened the windows, wide open, it seemed to work a little better.
With the widow opened just a crack, I saw no difference.

I spoke with the...
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

Bud, I will do a test this weekend with a...

Bud,

I will do a test this weekend with a pot of boiling water on the outside burner and see if there is a change when the window is opened a crack.

Thanks.

The service shaft has a floor...
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

Thanks Esand1, but I am curious, because of the...

Thanks Esand1, but I am curious, because of the hole having enough drafts? Or because the boiler is strong enough to force an updraft?
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

Bud, Should I be concerned? I do have a...

Bud,

Should I be concerned?
I do have a naturally drafted oil boiler for a hydronic heating system.
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

joecaptian and Bud9051, It is a 1946 duplex,...

joecaptian and Bud9051,

It is a 1946 duplex, and there is no other option other than having pipe work run exposed through the kitchen.

If I ran exposed pipe in the kitchen there would only be 1...
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

czizzi, The OTR microwave is a Samsung. The...

czizzi,

The OTR microwave is a Samsung. The louver does open and it blows when running, but it is not a strong wind. When I had the pipe work partially installed it seemed great, but once...
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By Kiton

CFM needed and in line "booster"

I bough an over the range microwave with a built in 300 cfm stove vent.

300 does not seem to do the job and was told I should install an inline 'booster fan' that is 400 cfm.

The pipe run to...
01-03-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Kiton

Chandler, That was my first plan, using a...

Chandler,

That was my first plan, using a different colored plug face and labeling, but worried if it would pass inspection, the twist lock plug seamed like a safe bet to pass.

I will try it as...
01-02-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Kiton

I just got off the phone with Leviton, I thought...

I just got off the phone with Leviton, I thought they would be closed today, but support was open.

These plugs can not separated.

Any suggestions on another plug or wiring method to have 2...
01-02-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Kiton

L5-15 wiring help

The receptacle arrived today, I could not find one locally.

I was planing on having two foot switches control two lights, but I am not sure if I can rip this brass plate out and get the same...
12-25-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Kiton

Thank you PJmax, I removed the wire that...

Thank you PJmax,

I removed the wire that came with the foot switch, replaced it with 18-3 and will pick up a L5-15 duplex and 2 plugs, This will be great, now I am going to put one over each sink!...
12-24-14, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Kiton

The foot switch is just to turn on a white light...

The foot switch is just to turn on a white light that hangs over the fixer tray for a moment or two while you look at your last print to tweak it. It is a total luxury and I could live without it,...
12-24-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Kiton

I like that idea, pretty straight forward to...

I like that idea, pretty straight forward to setup.
The foot switch I have is only a two wire basic interrupter, without a ground. Is that deal breaker? Must I have a three wire foot switch?
12-23-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By Kiton

Momentary switch routing/wiring

I am building a darkroom in my basement and would like to have a "white light" or inspection light at the end of the sink, controlled with a momentary switch.

There is a stainless sink that backs...
12-22-14, 04:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,462
Posted By Kiton

Darwin's Child, The compressor you want to...

Darwin's Child,

The compressor you want to buy is a 15 amp 240v device.
And you want to plug it in to a 30amp 240v dryer plug??

Listen to the guys, they give great advice.
Run a new line and...
12-04-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,656
Posted By Kiton

Thanks Norm, It will have to wait until spring...

Thanks Norm,
It will have to wait until spring now.

The former owner has copper running through the wall and extending out about 5 feet under a deck before the faucet.

Next spring I will use a...
11-30-14, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,656
Posted By Kiton

Uponor pipe split

I was in the basement today and noticed the water line that feeds the outdoor hose has split.

There was a few drops of water still in the line, which I thought had been bled dry.
I am assuming...
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