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Thanks everyone. From what you described, I...

Thanks everyone. From what you described, I definitely think itís fiberglass and itís a full shower/bath combo (not sure the correct name but itís a tub and full surround all one piece).

Any...
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How to safely repair fiberglass tub?

Hi everyone, thanks for your time. I have a tub thatís blistering quite a bit around the drain and Iíd like to seal it before it eventually leaks. Iím not sure if itís acrylic or fiberglass but itís...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Thank you everyone for the replies, I appreciate...

Thank you everyone for the replies, I appreciate the additional advice. Have a great week!
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Posted By weliveuphere

Oil spill and water concerns

Hi everyone, I hope youíre doing well and thanks for your time. I recently spilled about 4 gallons of used motor oil :wall: in our garage and about half of it leaked through the cracked cement into...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Interesting, that's good to know I might not need...

Interesting, that's good to know I might not need to cut wires. Because the cap is so broken, I'm trying to gather all the info I can first because it won't get back together, that's for sure. Thanks...
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Posted By weliveuphere

How to replace broken well cap?

Hello, I hope everyone is doing well and finishing projects before winter. I have a quick well cap question that I’m hoping to get any tips and advice on.

My house has a drilled well that...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Thanks for the suggestions. First thing Monday,...

Thanks for the suggestions. First thing Monday, I'm shopping for a lower sulfur oil and will work on replacing that air switch tube. I really appreciate the advice.
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Posted By weliveuphere

Hi Grady, thanks for the response, I appreciate...

Hi Grady, thanks for the response, I appreciate the info. Unfortunately, this is how the house was built by the previous owner and I do not have the budget to completely change the setup. Do you know...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Power Vent sensor keeps clogging

Hi everyone, hope you're having a good winter. I'm having problems with my boiler stopping running and am looking for ideas. Thanks for your time.

The issue is about once every 1-2 months, my...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Hi, just wanted to update this thread in case...

Hi, just wanted to update this thread in case it's useful for anyone else in the future. I did end up putting two sharkbite fittings on with a very short piece of PEX in the middle. This solved the...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Carbide, I'll still be pursuing your ideas first...

Carbide, I'll still be pursuing your ideas first but here's one more I'd like to throw out there: what if I buy 2 of these sharkbite fittings (link below), put one on the faucet, one on the top tube,...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Thank you very much Carbide! Great info, I...

Thank you very much Carbide! Great info, I appreciate the help. You're correct that the top pipe leads to the shower head; I'll check for the drop elbow tonight after work. If no luck there, I'll do...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Sorry to dig up this old thread but I quickly ran...

Sorry to dig up this old thread but I quickly ran into issues with this fix. The problem is that the faucet and upper pipe are fixed in the wall and the piece I'm working with in the middle is a...
03-15-16, 06:03 PM
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Posted By weliveuphere

No problem at all, thanks for raising more good...

No problem at all, thanks for raising more good questions (answers below). I understand it's impossible to give an accurate quote from a forum post but feel free to keep asking me for the info you...
03-15-16, 07:36 AM
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Posted By weliveuphere

Total garage/attic width is 24'. There's a center...

Total garage/attic width is 24'. There's a center beam (three 2x10's nailed together) so span for the joists is 12'.

Let's not get too focused on one aspect of the project, only looking for...
03-14-16, 08:16 PM
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Posted By weliveuphere

Thanks for the feedback and I do believe the...

Thanks for the feedback and I do believe the joists are sufficient. They are 2x10's every 16".
03-14-16, 08:12 PM
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Posted By weliveuphere

Thank you for the great info, this is very...

Thank you for the great info, this is very helpful.

Regarding the drywall, the garage below is already finished.
03-14-16, 11:23 AM
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Posted By weliveuphere

Finishing Attic Above Garage - Cost Estimate?

Hello,

I have an attic space above our garage that is approximately 400 square feet. It currently has plywood flooring for storage and that's it; the rest of the attic is unfinished.

I'm...
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Posted By weliveuphere

Thank you, I appreciate the help. I'll give the...

Thank you, I appreciate the help. I'll give the #5.
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Posted By weliveuphere

Shower Faucet Leak ó*RectorSeal Question

Good afternoon,

I turned on my shower faucet this morning and later found water dripping into basement out of the wall. After disassembling the nozzle, I can see that the water is rapidly...
12-09-14, 06:21 AM
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Posted By weliveuphere

Ok, I have been taking the knowledge gained here...

Ok, I have been taking the knowledge gained here and doing more homework. Here's what I've come up with:

I want to install a transfer switch, no doubt about it. As already mentioned, this seems to...
12-04-14, 08:10 AM
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Posted By weliveuphere

I was able to reach the previous homeowners and...

I was able to reach the previous homeowners and they said they had also used a grounding rod on the generator outside. This must be related to the bonding issue previously mentioned in this thread....
12-03-14, 11:18 AM
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Posted By weliveuphere

Ok, I'm starting to see the light, thank you...

Ok, I'm starting to see the light, thank you again for your help and patience.

You just said something that interests me a lot: leave the current 50A receptacle alone and install a separate...
12-03-14, 10:59 AM
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Posted By weliveuphere

I understand the dangers of a suicide cord, hence...

I understand the dangers of a suicide cord, hence I don't want to do that.

Here's a related question: so far, everyone agrees that I need to replace the female receptacle in my garage with a male....
12-03-14, 10:05 AM
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Posted By weliveuphere

I already have a 50A female receptacle in the...

I already have a 50A female receptacle in the garage (coming off the sub-panel) so if I modify the gen cord to have another 50A female end, how do I connect the two? If you have specific parts in...
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