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04-03-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By TboneSteak

Pilot Dane and XSleeper, Thanks for the info...

Pilot Dane and XSleeper,
Thanks for the info and suggestions.

The 2 closest walls are 2 and 3 ft from the pipe. I am certain that a reroute to the farther wall will be along the joists...
04-02-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By TboneSteak

Unexpected Vent Pipe in Bathroom Wall

Hi all,
I embarked on a bathroom remodel project. A 48x36 rectangular shower is being converted to a 36x36 corder shower stall.

I did not expect to see a vent pipe inside the inner wall of the...
10-01-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By TboneSteak

Identifying these basement plumbing rough-in

Hi all,
The image of a basement is shown where we would like to build a bathroom.
It comes with some plumbing structures. Could you please tell me what goes where?
I am looking to add a toilet,...
11-27-16, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

It looks like I need to figure what's happening...

It looks like I need to figure what's happening between 1 and 3.
Maybe there is a junction box in the attic. I will climb up there tomorrow.
11-27-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

I have now tended to all the receptacles. There...

I have now tended to all the receptacles.
There are 11 of them (I missed one in the earlier post).
The list is shown below and the numbers are different from the earlier post, just to keep things...
11-27-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

Nothing in particular, other than the flickering,...

Nothing in particular, other than the flickering, which I don't see often either.

I have some new receptacles now and will resume going through the bedroom receptacles and replace them.
11-27-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

Chandler, I opened 10 and there is no power...

Chandler, I opened 10 and there is no power coming into it.
The problem is on right now, meaning there is no power to any locations other than 1.
So, 10 could be getting power from elsewhere.
...
11-27-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

PJmax, You are right, I can't say that 2 is...

PJmax,
You are right, I can't say that 2 is directly dependent on 1.
This is confirmed just now when I bypassed the outlet at 1. No power to the rest of the circuit even though there is still power...
11-27-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

We just lost power on the rest of the circuit...

We just lost power on the rest of the circuit except LR wall unit#1.
This suggests that I did not resolve the loose connection issue in either LR wall unit # 1 or 2.

Let me bypass these wall...
11-27-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

Here's what I have so far: As Chandler...

Here's what I have so far:

As Chandler suggested, I started with the only receptacle that is not impacted (living room (LR) wall outlet #1). Since power is available now on the circuit, it also...
11-27-16, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

I used a GE digital multi-meter that registered...

I used a GE digital multi-meter that registered 120 v between the breaker and the neutral bar with the breaker on.

The house is about 30 years old.

I have not called the power company yet....
11-27-16, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

That what I'll do and eliminate one receptacle at...

That what I'll do and eliminate one receptacle at a time. Right now, the power is on...so I hope to identify a loose connection mechanically or visually.
11-26-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By TboneSteak

Power Goes Off Comes On

Hello,
I have this situation where power goes off in the following locations:
1) Everything in one bedroom upstairs - light and 3 wall outlets
2) The lights in the guest bathroom upstairs
3) The...
12-28-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By TboneSteak

Thanks Czizzi. I'll follow your instructions. ...

Thanks Czizzi. I'll follow your instructions.

It is a bit counter intuitive not caulk gap #1, but there must be a reason for it.
12-28-15, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By TboneSteak

Where tile meets shower base

Hi all,
Please see the attached image where you can see a part of the corner seat in the new base I have installed. Also attached is a schematic attempt at describing by questions.

I have used...
12-28-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By TboneSteak

And that's exactly what I will use, since I am...

And that's exactly what I will use, since I am yet to start tiling the wall.
Thanks for the tip.
12-27-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By TboneSteak

Oh no! That's a bummer. I am getting ready...

Oh no! That's a bummer.

I am getting ready to tile the shower walls and got a tub of this product...
12-27-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By TboneSteak

Thank you. Good to know that I don't have to go...

Thank you. Good to know that I don't have to go out and buy another blade.
12-27-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By TboneSteak

I am using the Schulter for edging and I need to...

I am using the Schulter for edging and I need to do 45 degree miter cuts.
The video here shows this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gakw_HUDDZY

Can you tell me what blade is being used here? I...
12-05-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By TboneSteak

Hi all, I thought I will update you guys on...

Hi all,
I thought I will update you guys on this topic.
I got a tabletop "job site" wet saw from the big orange.
Between that and a straight cutter, I finished tiling the bathroom floor.
Used an...
10-18-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By TboneSteak

Appreciate all the input. I could go the...

Appreciate all the input.

I could go the next level, say something like this (http://www.lowes.com/pd_564456-46922-3550-01_1z0wck1__?productId=50133062&pl=1):
57561

But, now it will be almost...
10-18-15, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By TboneSteak

LOL, yes! I am dry fitting the floor tiles now. ...

LOL, yes! I am dry fitting the floor tiles now.
I think I'll get to actual tiling next weekend.
I will use the evening hours of this week to get the shower walls ready.
10-18-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,674
Posted By TboneSteak

The 2x6 is anchored with 4 3.5 inch deck screws -...

The 2x6 is anchored with 4 3.5 inch deck screws - 2 at the top and 2 in the bottom.
It's certainly not going anywhere, but I'll go ahead and put in more screws along the length.

On the opposite...
10-18-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By TboneSteak

Thanks JazMan. I filled it with floor patching...

Thanks JazMan. I filled it with floor patching compound this morning.
Thinset is a good idea - allows one to do it at the time of tiling.
10-18-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By TboneSteak

First time tiler - wet saw question

Hi all,
I have been contemplating getting a wet saw for the bathroom remodel.
I am taking it slow, so renting a saw may not work.

The floor tiles are 13x13 and wall tiles are 15x10 (all inches)....
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