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Posted By langer

Church roof problems (3rd roof in 26 years)

Hello all,

First of all, thanks to all of the experts who make this forum very valuable to people like me!!

I am looking for a shingle that will stand up to a roof that has a tendancy to "cook"...
08-27-08, 08:48 PM
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Posted By langer

Thanks for the reply Marc (and greetings from...

Thanks for the reply Marc (and greetings from Southeast WI---Go Pack). I will let my electrician know the thoughts posted and also talk to the electrical inpector about it.

Thanks!!:D
08-27-08, 08:28 PM
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Posted By langer

I appreciate the replies!! I also...

I appreciate the replies!!

I also appreciate the bluntness pcboss. I completely understand the ramifications of electricity and water together which is why I hired an electrician to do the work...
08-27-08, 06:24 PM
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Posted By langer

:alarm: OK....I found this posted bi "IBPOOKS": ...

:alarm: OK....I found this posted bi "IBPOOKS":

If the pool pump comes from the factory with a standard three-prong cord and plug, then all you need to do is run a 20A GFCI protected circuit out...
08-27-08, 04:44 PM
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Posted By langer

Pool Bonding

I hired an electrical contractor to install a circuit for my new above ground pool. The work was done today and I have learned that the pool is not bonded to the pump. I called the electrician to...
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Posted By langer

Thanks for the info guys. Looks like I'll have a...

Thanks for the info guys. Looks like I'll have a bit more prep work on my hands.

Do you have any links to info on how to properly lay a foundation for this project? This wall will be something...
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Posted By langer

How much weight??

Are there any guidelines on how much weight a concrete patio (slab) can support?

Plan: I have a 20' x 30' concrete patio that is 4" thick. I would like to surround/border it with a ""belgian...
07-30-05, 10:32 PM
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Posted By langer

Getting rid of grass...

I am going to take on a landscaping project next spring which will call for the removal of "a lot" of grass. The area is aprox. 180' x 30'. I was planning on renting a sod cutter to do the removal...
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Posted By langer

Building A Pergola

Hello all!!

I am thinking of building a pergola over an existing concrete slab and have a few preliminary questions before I begin. The existing patio is 20'x30' and is 4" thick. I envision the...
11-12-04, 04:55 AM
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Posted By langer

This has been going on since we bought the house...

This has been going on since we bought the house (about 2 years).

Can you explain how the water pressure gauge works? Where do you put it? etc.....

Thanks again!!
11-11-04, 08:45 PM
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Posted By langer

Pipes "Knocking"

I'm not sure if the problem that I'm having is a water hammer phenomenon or not. I live in a 1 1/2 story cape cod home. Every time I use the shower/flush the toilet/or run water in the sink, I get...
12-16-03, 08:36 PM
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Posted By langer

Water Hammer??

I live in a 1 1/2 story cape cod style home. I am having a problem pipes in the upstairs bathroom making noise when the water is running (shower/sink/ sometimes the toilet). It sounds like someone...
08-17-03, 08:52 PM
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Posted By langer

Hanging Drywall--Vertical vs. Horizontal

I am currently working on finishing 1/2 of my basement and I am at the point where I am about to begin hanging drywall. I have used 2x4 framing (16" O.C.). My ceiling height is about 7'6". I have...
08-07-03, 01:10 PM
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Posted By langer

vapor barrier

Alright. It took a while to digest all of that info and I think I have a fairly good idea of the logistics of how moisture travels in a basement. It sounds like I have 2 options:

1. Go with a...
08-04-03, 10:23 PM
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Posted By langer

Thumbs up A lot to digest

Thanks for all of the replies!! I seem to have sparked some spirited debate on this issue.

I am going to take a day or two to mull over all this info and to visit the websites that were listed...
08-04-03, 06:12 AM
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Posted By langer

vapor barrier

Thanks for the input!!

Would you then recommend that I remove the vapor barrier from the "cold" side of the wall before installing the barrier on the "warm" side? Would you recommend faced or...
08-03-03, 08:40 PM
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Posted By langer

Post To vapor barrier or not to vapor barrier...

First of all, I want to say thanks to all of the moderators on these boards. This is the first time I have posted, but have been using the information in this forum as a guide in my basement...
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