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As it turns out it says Moen on the big round...

As it turns out it says Moen on the big round chrome back plate right below the round handle. I also found a part inside that said Moen. Hopefully the extra Posi-Temp 1222 that I ordered for the...
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Did you use steel wool or one of those green...

Did you use steel wool or one of those green scouring pads to clean out any burrs inside the faucet hull?
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What brand shower valve?

Does this look like Moen to you? It's probably about 20 or more year old..
https://i.imgur.com/RqYLG7c.jpg
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I called MOEN. They said that if the old one and...

I called MOEN. They said that if the old one and the new one were the same length then it should just take more force to get it in. I used the white plastic key to wiggle it as I pushed and that did...
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I bought a Moen Posi-Temp 1222. The damn thing...

I bought a Moen Posi-Temp 1222. The damn thing won't go in all the way. It comes up about 1/4" short. The washer is right where the pin goes in and of course residual water leaks past the washer.
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MOEN cartridge

Will this Home Depot cartridge work to replace the shower cartridge in this picture I have posted? Notice that the Home Depot product only has one washer in the middle. ...
06-09-19, 10:06 PM
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Oh! Two Romex lines in their diagram. Got it. ...

Oh! Two Romex lines in their diagram. Got it.

Right now there's an existing metal conduit (that runs to the old NuTone heater/light). There's a neutral (white) and 2 hots (orange, yellow) running...
06-08-19, 10:13 PM
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Seems like the 3rd ground wire coming out of that...

Seems like the 3rd ground wire coming out of that pigtail at the NuTone box is irrelevant / redundant. Like I could maybe just screw it into a clamp screw instead of running all the way through the...
06-07-19, 06:17 PM
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Can't figure out wiring instructions

Notice how there's a pigtail of ground wires at the heater/fan/light unit. And notice how one of the ground wires appears to go back into the conduit but never comes out the other end! What is going...
06-05-19, 10:44 AM
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Nobody in the insulation forum has answers. I...

Nobody in the insulation forum has answers. I know this is an electrical forum but maybe someone has some insight.

Must the exhaust duct be insulated or can I just use a standard dryer vent with...
06-05-19, 01:17 AM
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Bathroom exhaust vent need to be insulated?

I live in Los Angeles near the coast. It never gets all that cold here. In winter temps get into the 40's. I'm installing a Nutone heater/vent/light. Must the exhaust duct be insulated or can I just...
06-04-19, 03:36 PM
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Something like this? ...

Something like this?
https://i.imgur.com/RP8XDQK.jpg
By the way, is metallic conduit supposed to treated in the same way? I see in my attic that there's conduit running all over, going over the...
06-04-19, 03:25 PM
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So I'm guessing that you use a router to cut a...

So I'm guessing that you use a router to cut a groove under the piece of 2X4 so the wires doesn't get crunched?
06-04-19, 12:28 PM
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2 simple wiring questions

Make that three questions regarding wiring a new bathroom ceiling heater/fan/light as I replace an old heater/light:

I have an attic with a tiny crawl space up there. The rafters up there are...
06-04-19, 12:16 AM
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Posted By AndyRooney

Conduit is indeed metal. The instructions...

Conduit is indeed metal.

The instructions for this NuTone that I just bought call for a ground wire running to the unit. Also calls for a (red) hot wire to control the heater. I guess I would...
06-03-19, 04:56 PM
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Ooops! Disregard my first diagram. There was one...

Ooops! Disregard my first diagram. There was one mistake on there. The yellow wire that goes into the upper right conduit (to heater/light) actually comes from the other daisy chain. I've made the...
06-03-19, 12:42 AM
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Diagram of junction box

I'm trying to learn about what's going on inside this light switch box inside my bathroom. There's 2 switches. One controls the ceiling heater and the other switch controls some lights on the wall...
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Can Romex run over top of ceiling joists or are...

Can Romex run over top of ceiling joists or are they supposed to run through drilled holes?
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Thanks joed. Not sure what "strapped"...

Thanks joed.
Not sure what "strapped" is.
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Exposed Romex across attic ceiling studs?

I am wanting to run Romex 12/2 type NM-B wiring from a bathroom 3-function switch up through a wall and then across to a ceiling fan/heater/light. The attic above is really just a crawl space with...
04-24-19, 06:51 PM
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Posted By AndyRooney

Drying time shower tiles

I'm cementing 1" tiles over top of existing shower tray tiles. What kind of drying time would you give it before I apply the grout and how long would you allow for the grout to dry before using the...
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Not redoing half the roof. I've targeted an area...

Not redoing half the roof. I've targeted an area that's about 2 feet by 8 feet. I might narrow it even further after rains expected this weekend.

Conduit runs from above the roof, down through a...
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Products to buy to patch up small leak

After a few rains, some trial and error trying to isolate where a leak is, I think I've got a small area narrowed down. It's a really small leak (1 drip per 5 minutes or so) coming through electrical...
12-21-18, 01:40 PM
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This is an OPEN BEAM ceiling. There is no attic....

This is an OPEN BEAM ceiling. There is no attic. One story. The roof is above. Slight pitch to the roof.
https://i.imgur.com/LhkwIhp.jpg
What happens when there's condensation? Wood rot? Does the...
12-20-18, 03:04 PM
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Coastal Southern California. It doesn't get...

Coastal Southern California. It doesn't get really cold here or really hot but during the winter it's a struggle just to get the room up to 68 degrees.
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