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06-25-19, 02:12 PM
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Posted By davlac89

When I will get foam insulation, I won't have the...

When I will get foam insulation, I won't have the humidity issue anymore, I'm just looking for the best subfloor option t0 complement future wall insulation.
06-24-19, 03:32 PM
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Posted By davlac89

Basement slab subfloor with insulation

Hi,

I have a 1961 home and had a high humidity issue last year which was my first year in the house. I just discovered my concrete fondation has black mold growing on it from the interior because...
06-03-19, 05:40 PM
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Posted By davlac89

It foams......where do I start to tackle this?

It foams......where do I start to tackle this?
06-03-19, 04:56 PM
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Posted By davlac89

Please tell me it's not mold....

Bought my house in august of last year. It's a house from 1961, I had it inspected before buying and the inspector notice that the floor corner of one of the room had a high humidity level, told me...
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Posted By davlac89

Well thank you very much sir! Much...

Well thank you very much sir!

Much appreciated!
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Posted By davlac89

''My location'' has wrong location on internet websites

Hi,

I can't figure out why on any website that can locate you to show closest shops have the wrong city for where I am actually located.

Any help?

Thanks
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Posted By davlac89

HRV ducts in bedrooms

Hi,

I'm looking for a store available HRV to install myself. There's a pretty good model on sale right now but is calibrated for two intakes and two exhaust, which means I would not have any in...
03-29-19, 01:45 PM
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Views: 180
Posted By davlac89

Can a AC motor get damaged from a breaker tripping?

Hi!

I ran a fluid transfer pump running with an AC motor today at my job. They must have been a dozen other things running on the same outlet and other guys tripped the breaker at least 4-5 times...
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Posted By davlac89

1961 house with humidity issues and condensation...

1961 house with humidity issues and condensation in the windows during cold month. Yes in the basement.
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Posted By davlac89

HRV ducting disposition

Hi, I'm looking to buy a commercially available HRV. I intent to install the HRV and the ducting myself. What are the usual rules for placing intake and exhaust. I've heard you should put them as far...
03-17-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By davlac89

Let's say you have a bad or corroded connection,...

Let's say you have a bad or corroded connection, if you would disconnect the wire all the way and check the resistance to both extremities with the connection in between you should should have an...
03-16-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By davlac89

Resistance in a damaged stranded wire

Hi,

I always heard that a stranded wire with all but 1 strand left could create issues like having the right voltage and perfect continuity on it but it being unable to carry current to power a...
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Posted By davlac89

I didn't noticed a lot of uneven boards. Took...

I didn't noticed a lot of uneven boards. Took some of it down too with the initial ''sanding'' I managed to do. I'll try it and see where it gets me!

Thank you!
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Posted By davlac89

https://s3-production.bobvila.com/blogs/wp-content...

https://s3-production.bobvila.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/JProvey-DIY-Random-Orbital-Floor-Sander.jpg
Is this the model of sander you're talking about?
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Views: 424
Posted By davlac89

I messed up my hardwood floor....

https://i.imgur.com/mUDMWQ8.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/8TaxzaP.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/UzLgUBj.jpg

I tried to sand and stain a bedroom floor with just a regular 3x21 belt sander and 5in orbital...
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Views: 324
Posted By davlac89

Klein CL800 clamp meter about to get me mad!

Hi,

I have purchase a Klein CL800 AC/DC clamp meter of Amazon. Tried testing the clamp on AC wiring on anything I could get my hands on in the house, I can't get any readings at all. I thought it...
09-25-18, 06:09 PM
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Views: 324
Posted By davlac89

I had never heard of that before. After reading a...

I had never heard of that before. After reading a bit about ghost volages, is there a way to verify if this is my issue without a multimeter that has a low impedance option?
09-25-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By davlac89

Nothing was going through the lights, the 72V was...

Nothing was going through the lights, the 72V was with the lights off and disconnected of the switches.
09-25-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By davlac89

Maybe I'm slow, but I still don't get where the...

Maybe I'm slow, but I still don't get where the 72V is coming from, and even what's the point of 2 switches when 1 would do the job.
09-24-18, 01:06 PM
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Posted By davlac89

I took the wiring appart and the measurement are...

I took the wiring appart and the measurement are made between hot and neutral.
09-23-18, 05:44 PM
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Views: 324
Posted By davlac89

Weird exterior light switch wiring (72 volts???)

97214

This is a drawing from the electrical box in which there is 2 switches. It's a house from 1961 with ungrounded wiring in this part of the house.

I was about to install a programable...
09-18-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By davlac89

Is there a way I can protect my appliances...

Is there a way I can protect my appliances without re-wiring the circuit with a ground?
09-17-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By davlac89

So if I got a computer connected to a surge...

So if I got a computer connected to a surge protection power bar even though nothing is grounded, the computer would still protected? Does surge protection protects against over current or over...
09-16-18, 06:06 PM
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Views: 268
Posted By davlac89

Are appliances less protected?

Are appliances less protected?
09-16-18, 05:28 PM
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Views: 268
Posted By davlac89

Good ol' ungrounded wiring....

Hi guys,

I'm new to the forums! I hope to learn a good bit here to go through with my daily projects on the house I just got myself!

Recently, I discovered that 3/4 of the outlets on the first...
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