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It seems to be the only option I have. I'll give...

It seems to be the only option I have. I'll give it a try and see what happens this winter, thanks for all the help..
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I can only go 28 inches down max in order to get...

I can only go 28 inches down max in order to get the ejector pump line into the basement of my main home to connect it to my septic line. Next year there will also be 4 inches of concrete over the...
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Never even thought of that, it's hell getting...

Never even thought of that, it's hell getting old, lol. What thickness of foam board would I need?
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Will a sewage pump system freeze?

I built an in-law apartment off the garage of my main home, I can't get enough pitch from the apartment to the septic tank so I'm going to have to use a sewage pump system. My main septic tank line...
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Thanks for all the information, I'd rather ask...

Thanks for all the information, I'd rather ask questions and be safe than sorry.. thanks again.
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My attic is very well insulated, I have 2 layers...

My attic is very well insulated, I have 2 layers of R-30 in my ceiling joist and the vents I mentioned are baffles, there is no insulation in my roof rafters. I was just curious if I needed a gable...
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Attic space very hot...

Just put on an addition and finishing up insulating my unoccupied attic, I have vents in all my rafters and a ridge vent running across my roof. I've noticed in hot weather when there is no breeze my...
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That's where I planned to tie into was near the...

That's where I planned to tie into was near the the septic tank line, my pipe is only 1' below the the ground, my cover only has a couple inches of dirt over it. Never had any problems with it...
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Yeah I double checked my math, I made a mistake....

Yeah I double checked my math, I made a mistake. Well I can't get a 16" fall or I'll be below the septic pipe coming out of my main home, I'll probably have to go with a 2" outlet sewage pump. The...
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Am I correct on septic pipe pitch?

I have to run septic pipe 64' from my in-law-apartment and connect it to the main house septic line just before the septic tank. Am I correct to say that at 64' and a 1/4" pitch, my pipe would have a...
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Ok thanks, I'll call around and see what I can...

Ok thanks, I'll call around and see what I can find out. I'll keep you post for future reference..
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Changing clutches on my motorcycle, which gaskets?

I have a 69 Harley Sportser that needs clutches and have 2 options on the primary cover gaskets, a $5 paper gasket or a $40 foamet gasket. I'll probably have to use gasket sealant on both but was...
06-04-19, 04:54 AM
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Guess I'll just have to bite the bullet and buy...

Guess I'll just have to bite the bullet and buy the new style breakers..
06-02-19, 05:04 AM
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Do I need Arc Fault Breakers ?

I have a new Square D main breaker panel in my new build, I went to buy breakers so I could finish wiring in my panel box and the guy said I can't use regular breakers anymore, I need to use ARC...
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Not enough pitch going to the septic tank, can I use a sewage pump system?

My main house runs into a septic tank about 20' behind the house. I built an in-law apartment and need to run the sewage line to my septic, I can't get enough pitch coming out of the apartment to the...
05-06-19, 03:49 PM
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Ok, I wasn't sure if I could use a little of that...

Ok, I wasn't sure if I could use a little of that extra space in the attic or not, now I know. Thought I'd ask before I started something I wasn't sure of, thanks for all the info...
05-05-19, 06:03 PM
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I'm going to use the storage just for light...

I'm going to use the storage just for light boxes, holiday lights, clothes boxes, odds and ends, nothing heavy like furniture or anything. I have a wall running under the center of the trusses which...
05-05-19, 04:48 AM
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Can I use 2x4's as flooring joist for storage in attic?

I have trusses 24" OC spanning 30' across my addition and would like to make a little storage space in my attic, I plan on running a joist from one truss brace to the other which is almost 12'. Will...
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Hot water baseboard heat loss calulator?

I worked with a guy years ago installing gas hot water boilers, he would do the heat loss for sizing the boiler and baseboard and I would do the installing. I just built an in-law apartment and want...
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I'm sorry for the mistake, I meant to say oxygen...

I'm sorry for the mistake, I meant to say oxygen barrier. I read online where a boiler system had plex tubing that was connected to copper tubing with shark bites and everything worked fine, and it...
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1969 Harley Sportster, clutches won't disengage

I bought a 69 Harley Sportster that has been just sitting for years. it pulls forward when you disengage the clutch, will not stop completely, and won't go into neutral. I readjusted the clutches...
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Can you use "Plex" water barrier tubing on a hot water boiler?

I heard now that you can use Plex hot water tubing as supply lines to your baseboard registers. I was thinking of coming off my boiler manifold with 3/4" copper and running it down to my basement,...
04-28-19, 05:07 AM
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Yes I understand about the pump and pipe sizing,...

Yes I understand about the pump and pipe sizing, I've installed a few boilers before. The guy I worked for is deceased now and he was the one who did all the heat loss calculations for the baseboard...
04-22-19, 04:52 AM
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Posted By grantiman

Never had a forced air furnace before, I...

Never had a forced air furnace before, I installed a boiler in my main home years ago and loved it. I'm still up in the air on a furnace or hot water heat, I'd really rather have a boiler instead. I...
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Can you insulate around a bathroom ventilation fan/light/heater?

I'm installing a Delta Breez bathroom ventilation fan, light, and heater. The instructions say do not install in ceiling with insulation greater than R-40 (This is required for installations in...
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