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05-24-07, 02:11 PM
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Thanks for the response. I changed locations...

Thanks for the response.

I changed locations and now the pins are going in all the way.
05-20-07, 07:56 PM
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Posted By PC1149

Ramset experience using?

I am using the basic model (hit once with hammer) to install steel studs to the concrete basement floor. The Ramset is using a number 4 (yellow) charge and the track pin is driven nicely into the...
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Posted By PC1149

Thanks!

Looks like I've got some work to do.
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Posted By PC1149

I wasn't sure what boxes to use but I think I can...

I wasn't sure what boxes to use but I think I can unscrew the pieces that stick up when I cut the dry wall.

The electrical box is screwed to the stud with 2 screws. They seem pretty sturdy.

I...
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Posted By PC1149

Modem and Router closet

I am moving our modem and router to the basement closet:

http://home.comcast.net/~dnashort/wall-2.jpg

I am wiring the house for future computer controlled media and needed a more central...
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Posted By PC1149

Here is my set-up ...

Here is my set-up

http://home.comcast.net/~dnashort/wall-1.jpg

Based on yor recommendation I think I will move the outlet to the left so that the electrical cable does not sit under the speaker...
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Posted By PC1149

How far to keep speaker wire and coax away from armored cable?

I am running coax and surround sound speaker cables (regular gauge plastic covered) through my basement. How far away should I keep them from from my electrical power lines? The power is all armored...
02-12-07, 09:10 PM
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Views: 974
Posted By PC1149

Yeah, sorry about the clarity. Sap huh? Thanks.

Yeah, sorry about the clarity. Sap huh? Thanks.
02-11-07, 11:54 PM
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Views: 841
Posted By PC1149

Thanks very much. Light works great!

Thanks very much. Light works great!
02-11-07, 11:07 PM
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Views: 841
Posted By PC1149

By outlet I mean a plug for a clock. That has...

By outlet I mean a plug for a clock. That has been spackled over. I want to put the new canister light in the ceiling but am unsure how to wire it.
02-11-07, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By PC1149

Thanks guys. It is in the eact same...

Thanks guys.

It is in the eact same location. The only thing being removed totally is the old outlet.
02-11-07, 10:16 PM
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Views: 841
Posted By PC1149

Tricky wiring problem

I am stuck! We had an old clock outlet wired to a ceiling light. Outlet was removed and now I am putting in a new light.

I wired as shown here but put L1 to the whites, Since there is no outlet...
02-11-07, 10:10 PM
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Views: 974
Posted By PC1149

Weird orange globules

Anyone know what these are?

http://home.comcast.net/~dnashort/orange.jpg
09-14-05, 08:07 PM
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Posted By PC1149

Drylock will cover old paint but is not...

Drylock will cover old paint but is not warrentied for it. My wall was covered with what looked like silver spray paint. 25 coats of dry-lok later and its no longer leaking.

The only option is...
08-13-05, 10:14 PM
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Posted By PC1149

Craig

Where are you putting your vapor barrier?
08-13-05, 10:13 PM
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Views: 1,672
Posted By PC1149

foam insulation

Sticking the foam to the wall and framing in front should produce a nice air pocket that will act like a thermal blanket.

It's the same idea as leaving a 2" space between the concrete wall and the...
06-28-05, 05:40 PM
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Views: 1,672
Posted By PC1149

Polystyrene insulation in the basement

How would you fix this in place?

I am thinking of putting it in first, then framing with metal, followed by drywall.
06-14-05, 07:21 PM
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Views: 798
Posted By PC1149

Problem with copper water pipes...health effects???

My cold line has changed color, parts of it are almost completely black whilst the hot remains a copper color. Does anyone know the cause of this?

Are there any health related problems associated...
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Views: 816
Posted By PC1149

Thanks for the input. The gutters and the...

Thanks for the input.

The gutters and the downspout are not blocked. It is only the water that comes off the 'valley' between the two roofs that overflows.

Here are some movies to illustrate...
06-06-05, 08:30 PM
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Views: 775
Posted By PC1149

Considering switching from Cu to PVC

Since we are re-doing our basement and about 75% of the length of the 1/2" copper supply pipes need to be moved about 4 feet over I am considering replacing them entirely with PVC.

It looks like...
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Views: 816
Posted By PC1149

Leaky basement due to FAST moving H2O

Here's my issue:

We have water coming through our basement walls. The area is located directly under our front door. During a heavy downpour the water will run over the gutter and pour through the...
06-06-05, 07:21 PM
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Views: 2,096
Posted By PC1149

Dry-loc helps but in my experience its the...

Dry-loc helps but in my experience its the outside grading that should be fixed first.
06-06-05, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,939
Posted By PC1149

Musicfield...

What is the purpose of glueing the polystyrene blocks to the cement walls? If there are any spaces left without adhesive wouldn't mold grow there?

Did this advice come from the 'Building Science'...
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