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09-25-06, 09:13 AM
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Posted By tect75

clg fixture = ceiling fixture (in this case...

clg fixture = ceiling fixture (in this case ceiling fan)

yes i want to extend the circuit with a new duplex recpetacle from the existing duplex receptacle. i believe it is a 15 amp circuit. (dont...
09-25-06, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By tect75

addind a new outlet

i have an existing outlet that already has two 3 wire cables (hot, neutral, ground) in the box. the existing wires are a feed wire and then a wire that provides power to a clg fixture. i would like...
10-10-05, 01:39 PM
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Views: 1,298
Posted By tect75

thanks guys

thanks guys
10-10-05, 11:10 AM
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Views: 1,298
Posted By tect75

readying central ac for winter

new central air system installed this summer. never had central air so not sure what to do after turning the system off. particularly with the condenser outside as the air handler also is my furnace...
09-22-05, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,129
Posted By tect75

i believe james hardie has a product called hardi...

i believe james hardie has a product called hardi trim that can be used around windows and as corner boards. i would look into that. then u will have a uniform appearance.
09-14-05, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By tect75

i just put up 3/8" fanfold with 5" double dutch...

i just put up 3/8" fanfold with 5" double dutch lap. no probelms with the siding and fan fold in the j channel
07-11-05, 09:50 AM
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Views: 1,027
Posted By tect75

bugs......lots of them

in the middle of building an addition on my house. recently i have noticed a lot of spiders (daddy long legs type) i realize im probably disturbing their homes as i tear off old siding to prepare for...
07-01-05, 10:47 AM
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Views: 150,818
Posted By tect75

the square footage is to give enough room for a...

the square footage is to give enough room for a fire fighter to be able to enter the home thru a window with all of their equipment on them. 5 sf is for windows on the first floor. second floor...
04-27-05, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,715
Posted By tect75

check in architectural graphic standards. they...

check in architectural graphic standards. they have standards for just about everything. great book for info on stuff like that. i believe they also have one for interior design as well.
04-15-05, 07:18 AM
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Views: 14,116
Posted By tect75

Might want to use screws to put up the paneling...

Might want to use screws to put up the paneling just in case you need to access the pipes and wires in the joists. You could use the silver screw caps to give them a nice look.
04-06-05, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,813
Posted By tect75

sliding doors will give u more room. french...

sliding doors will give u more room. french require room to open. if the room is small i would go with sliding. most new windows and doors have good insulation factors. so i guess it up to u
04-04-05, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By tect75

i myself am in the middle of NC window...

i myself am in the middle of NC window installation. i placed tyvek over the opening and cut it back and folded itinto the opening. the nailing flange should be screwed/nailed directly to the...
03-29-05, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By tect75

jd by putting r-19 and stuffing it into 2x4...

jd

by putting r-19 and stuffing it into 2x4 walls you have compromised the r value of the insulation. insulation should not be compressed to take full advantage of the insulating power. r-19 is...
03-23-05, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By tect75

the warrenty on painting the siding yourself i...

the warrenty on painting the siding yourself i believe is 25 years. assuming u paint according to their instructions.
03-22-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By tect75

we spec this in the office all the time....

we spec this in the office all the time. excellent product. i know lowes (at least mine) carries it. easy to install and little maintenance. you can get prepainted or u can paint it on site. it...
03-11-05, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,952
Posted By tect75

dog suddenly growls at me

all of a sudden my dog has begun growling at me. it only occurs as i am going to bed. usually my wife is already asleep and the dog is with her on the bed. as i walk into the room he growls at me....
03-07-05, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By tect75

most craft stores usually carry basswood....

most craft stores usually carry basswood. michaels, rag shop, even have seen it at HD on occasion.
03-07-05, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By tect75

depends on who made the model. sometimes the are...

depends on who made the model. sometimes the are made of foamcore (styrofoam board) or wood (balsa, bass) personally when i make a model i perfer basswood. less warping than balsa and i think nicer...
03-03-05, 10:58 AM
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Views: 746
Posted By tect75

u can also get r-15 for 2x4 construction as well....

u can also get r-15 for 2x4 construction as well. most lumber yards will carry it or be able to order it. check out the department of energy website for insulation requirements based on where u live.
02-28-05, 11:02 AM
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Views: 3,761
Posted By tect75

screws should never be used. most screws are very...

screws should never be used. most screws are very brittle. try this take a 2x4. put a nail in it and a screw. hit the nail. usually bends but doesnt break. now hit the screw. you will see what...
02-07-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,669
Posted By tect75

generally 1/2" exterior plywood is used. i have...

generally 1/2" exterior plywood is used. i have also seen 5/8" used
01-25-05, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,453
Posted By tect75

i just recently started a remodel and addition....

i just recently started a remodel and addition. absolutely love my pella windows. i ordered the clad outside / wood inside (unfinished) i got the architect series ( highest price, but i liked the...
01-17-05, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,073
Posted By tect75

check you local library. a book called...

check you local library. a book called architectural graphic standards has many generally accepted sizes and configs for bathrooms, you could also try the book store and a book about bathrooms. they...
01-07-05, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By tect75

i have a round head porter cable fc350. love it....

i have a round head porter cable fc350. love it. clipped heads are not allowed where i live. i've also heard good stuff about senco nailers as well. best investment i made.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,706
Posted By tect75

i built one using only 2x4's and a sheet of...

i built one using only 2x4's and a sheet of plywood. went to the big orange box place. they carry a kit by simpson strong tie. in the box is all the connectors to create the workbench as in the...
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