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Today, 07:40 AM
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For LEDs I assume you don't wire nut the wires...

For LEDs I assume you don't wire nut the wires together for the rough in like you would do in the junction boxes because there's no can? Just wire nut the first live wire in the circuit and leave the...
Today, 07:35 AM
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Heating as well but with baseboards to help. is...

Heating as well but with baseboards to help.
is mostly for cooling.
it's a terraced townhouse so both side walls are into other houses. The back wall faces South, the front North.
Still seems like...
Today, 05:48 AM
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Wet room waterproofing

When making wet room, is there there any need to put something like membrane under the tile so that if any water leaks get through the grout in future years that it is contained and doesn't damage...
Yesterday, 09:45 AM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Has an inverter also. How does that balance out...

Has an inverter also. How does that balance out the load?
08-22-19, 04:09 PM
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BTU for 2 floors?

We want to install one heat pump with 2 outlet units, one on each floor. The floor space of each floor is 1,000 sq ft. So, 2,000 total.
However, you could probably reduce a bit for the bathrooms on...
08-21-19, 06:25 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Electrical rough in lights

To do an electrical rough in, do I need to know where all my light fixtures will be our can I just rough in a line to the switch and then do the lights later?
i have some rooms with tracks, that's...
08-21-19, 05:12 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

What sizes does csst come in? I'm assuming the...

What sizes does csst come in?
I'm assuming the 2 appliances will say what flow rates they need so I can calculate pipe size?
Or just run 2 lengths of 1/2" from the main and split them.
08-21-19, 12:47 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Old subfloor under load bearing wall

I am levelling my floors and putting new subfloor in.
what do I do with the sections that are under the load bearing walls?
There is a 1" thick plank underneath the footers of the load bearing...
08-21-19, 07:51 AM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Whatever they used to build with 100 years back....

Whatever they used to build with 100 years back. They look like dark 4x12"x10' blocks all laid on top of each other.
Will styrofoam cause any condensation trapping on the inside of this wood wall?...
08-21-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Is it possible to achieve r13 in just 2.5"? ...

Is it possible to achieve r13 in just 2.5"?
cellulose maybe, styrofoam?
08-20-19, 08:15 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

2x3 insulation outside wall

We have an outside wall that we want to insulate. We need to put strapping on it since it's solid wood blocks. So as not to lose too much space, we thought 2x3s bit how can we achieve R12-14 ? Roxul...
08-19-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By qwertyjjj

For example you connect flex pipe to threaded and...

For example you connect flex pipe to threaded and then below the fixture do you have to add more threaded pipe?
08-18-19, 06:35 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

What's the code requirement for size of pipe for...

What's the code requirement for size of pipe for the drip leg?
08-18-19, 05:02 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

I have a crawl space so could do one maybe 5'...

I have a crawl space so could do one maybe 5' below the fireplace or hob.
Are you supposed to clean them out every so often?
08-18-19, 02:40 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

So when you connect a flexible pipe to somewhere...

So when you connect a flexible pipe to somewhere else does it need to have a downslope or is it only for the incoming connections?
08-18-19, 10:33 AM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Gas pipe extension downward?

In my house, every gas connection that goes up also has this 6-10" down connection with a stopper. Is this necessary and if so why?
08-17-19, 02:08 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Flex gas pipe connection

The house we have has a gas pipe in the crawl space that seems to be around 1.5" or 2" at the main entrance.
it's threaded pipe maybe galvanized or steel (not black).
Can I connect a flex 1/2" pipe...
08-10-19, 08:41 AM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

And baths, sinks, etc. I can just install a pipe...

And baths, sinks, etc. I can just install a pipe a few inches above floor then glue into it later on?
08-10-19, 06:51 AM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Has grout on it, seems to dull the blade a bit...

Has grout on it, seems to dull the blade a bit...
08-10-19, 06:24 AM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Remove plywood under tile, screws

I have a tiled kitchen floor that I want to remove for renovations.
below that is 3/4" plywood, below that, 3/4" pine floor, below that 1" subfloor planks.
I have cut the tile in rows with a...
08-10-19, 05:11 AM
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Rough in plumbing, pipe above floor level

We'll be doing some rough in plumbing before tiling and flooring is in, only the subfloor is there.
for waste pipes, do you leave the pipe a few inches above floor level and then cut it flush later...
06-27-19, 12:14 PM
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Posted By qwertyjjj

portable ac tripped breaker after 8 hours

I have a portable AC that runs at 10.8A when on full.
It's on the same circuit as some other stuff but everything was turned off except a 45W fan and it tripped the breaker overnight after 8 hrs of...
05-08-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By qwertyjjj

Joists under stairs

I'm leveling the subfloor by sistering joists.
they are 27" OC and 3x11 joists.
Is there any need to put reinforcement or 16' OC joists in an area where stairs will be?
04-29-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By qwertyjjj

Is there a way to join refrigerant piping to make...

Is there a way to join refrigerant piping to make a longer length? I assume it depends on the pump power and then it's just soldering copper together?
04-29-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By qwertyjjj

Ductless vs ducts condensation

Were doing a renovation and considering putting in ac on 2 floors.
It would have to be 1 unit at the back of the house so if we go ductless then it's a multi split unit.
The furthest distance from...
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