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06-29-19, 01:05 PM
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He asked me to come over and take a look at it....

He asked me to come over and take a look at it. Turns out it was Corian, not granite. We were done in about an hour. I agree with the hole saw in the corners. I think that would be the only way to do...
06-28-19, 01:12 PM
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Posted By ijourneaux

Widen hole for cooktop in granite countertop

A neighbour asked me for help installing he new cooktop. Although 30in wide, the hole is about 2in too narrow for the new cooktop.

I have done this on my corian counter top but this one is...
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Posted By ijourneaux

Landing for a switchback staircase

I am going to finish adding a set of switch back stairs to my deck. The 4x4s post will be attached on the out side of the stringers and landing. The stairs are 39.5in wide. I am trying to decide how...
05-11-19, 09:41 AM
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Posted By ijourneaux

Got my new 100Amp service installed. That is...

Got my new 100Amp service installed. That is behind me. One question: Do I need to install AFCI type breakers for the new circuits? Home was built in 2002. All of the existing breakers are...
04-15-19, 06:02 PM
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Posted By ijourneaux

Here is a picture of the front of the home. I...

Here is a picture of the front of the home. I was trying to come up with something nicer than the wood which, as you see in the other pictures has some problems.
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04-14-19, 06:20 PM
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Posted By ijourneaux

Sometime autocorrect works sometimes it doesn't. ...

Sometime autocorrect works sometimes it doesn't.

I meant to type "light weight stone veneer".
Something like

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04-14-19, 02:07 PM
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Posted By ijourneaux

As mentioned, I am probably going to replace...

As mentioned, I am probably going to replace everything with PC boards.
Before I start moving forward, I was wondering if repalcing the trim with white light eight stone panels would work. trying...
04-02-19, 06:17 PM
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Posted By ijourneaux

I like the hard board idea. That will hold the...

I like the hard board idea. That will hold the copper in place while I get the old caulk off and get the new caulk on. I am not sure it is copper but some thin metal.
04-02-19, 06:14 PM
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Posted By ijourneaux

Bay Windows trim uneven

I have a bay window that goes from the first floor all of the way to the roof. The wood framing around the windows is not very even. The previous home owner tried to repair one of the uneven spots...
04-01-19, 05:55 PM
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Posted By ijourneaux

Archway above front door

In the archway above my front door, the thin Copper metal trim covering the arch way has started to drop away. I have attached a picture. What would be the best way to try and do the repair.

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04-01-19, 05:41 PM
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Views: 458
Posted By ijourneaux

Thanks. That confirms it. I would like to...

Thanks. That confirms it.
I would like to stress to everyone on this board how helpful thediscussions on this website has been to me. I am probably an advanced DIY'er but certainly not an expert....
04-01-19, 03:54 AM
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Posted By ijourneaux

I agree 60amp should be more than enough for the...

I agree 60amp should be more than enough for the basement. A friend had recommended using 100 Amp wire to sort of future proof it. I will have to check the cost differential as it is unlikely that I...
03-31-19, 06:45 PM
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Views: 458
Posted By ijourneaux

Thanks everyone. I think that answered all of the...

Thanks everyone. I think that answered all of the questions. Need to order the 100amp breaker the the length of SER 3-3-3-5 that i need.
03-31-19, 10:46 AM
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Views: 458
Posted By ijourneaux

adding a sub-panel about 2ft away from main panel

I am going to start working on my basement and I need to add a 100Amp sub-panel. as the main panel is completely full. The sub panel will be about 2 ft away from the main service panel. I beleive...
12-20-18, 09:28 AM
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Views: 350
Posted By ijourneaux

My community, Cobb County, GA, is using the 2014...

My community, Cobb County, GA, is using the 2014 NEC.
12-19-18, 11:50 AM
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Views: 350
Posted By ijourneaux

Thanks for the clarification on the breaker. I...

Thanks for the clarification on the breaker. I have read that for home projects, It is acceptable to color code the individual wires with tape<?> In my application conduit would definitely look...
12-19-18, 09:01 AM
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Views: 350
Posted By ijourneaux

If I read this correctly, the 60amp breaker in...

If I read this correctly, the 60amp breaker in the main panel will need to be AFCI (that one is expensive). I am going to have to move two existing circuits from the main panel to the new sub panel...
12-19-18, 03:29 AM
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Views: 350
Posted By ijourneaux

Thanks for the clarification on AFCI. Would this...

Thanks for the clarification on AFCI. Would this normally only apply to the new circuits in the subpanel or will I have to replace the breakers in the existing panel? Will definitely get a larger sub...
12-18-18, 05:08 PM
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Views: 350
Posted By ijourneaux

Silly question what does 6 space 12 circuit mean?...

Silly question what does 6 space 12 circuit mean? 6 space in the number of opennings in the panel but is 12 circuit because it allows for tandem breakers?
12-17-18, 04:13 PM
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Views: 350
Posted By ijourneaux

Need to install sub panel

I have a 200Amp service. The breaker box (QO) is totally full with tandem breakers in all positions that can take one. I would like to finish my basement so I am going to have to add a sub panel....
11-20-18, 07:13 PM
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Views: 462
Posted By ijourneaux

Ok FInally figured everything out.I am using a...

Ok
FInally figured everything out.I am using a Lyric ROund thermostat. Once I got to the " NO output on the Y connector" problem statement, I was able to troubleshoot the situation. At first I...
11-19-18, 02:15 PM
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Views: 462
Posted By ijourneaux

PJ max Although the furnace is now working...

PJ max
Although the furnace is now working without the A/C compressor turning on still not out of the woods.

Today I had an opportuniuty to check the system out on the AC side. It will not come...
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Views: 385
Posted By ijourneaux

Thats for the info. I ill take a close look at...

Thats for the info. I ill take a close look at the control valve. There was a screw type adjustment for the pilot light but did not see anything for controlling the flame size. Hanve't found my...
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Views: 385
Posted By ijourneaux

I was able to figure it out and it was the pilot...

I was able to figure it out and it was the pilot light. As someone mentioned, need to do the troubleshooting with the logs out of the way.
I had tried closing the gas valve slightly to control the...
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Posted By ijourneaux

Burner and Pilot go out after 10-20min

I installed a set of gas logs last winter. The installation went well and they seemed to work as expected. This month when I started using the logs, I noticed that the piot would like and the burner...
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