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There is no gap, immediately after the first...

There is no gap, immediately after the first drywall there is a yellowish brown paper like think material, then white stuff (calcium?)
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I managed to take two photos, seems like an...

I managed to take two photos, seems like an another dry wall behind a dry wall?
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I just poked a small hole in the middle of the...

I just poked a small hole in the middle of the white wall, it is drywall painted with wall color.

Should I go get a endoscope and see if it helps? Or is there any other ways to find out?
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Posted By caseta

Do you mean the decorative frame? That is...

Do you mean the decorative frame? That is probably wood.

The wall is perfectly flat, and looks like the vent does go out thru the back of the wall.
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Posted By caseta

It uses gas. I was wondering why studfinder...

It uses gas.

I was wondering why studfinder did not pick up anything there?
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Posted By caseta

What is behind the dry wall atop of the fireplace?

I am trying to hang a mirror atop of the fireplace, studfinder shows nothing behind where I want to put the two nails in, so I started to drill pilot hole, and felt resistance immediately after I...
08-11-19, 07:40 AM
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Posted By caseta

update, cutting off the head was easy, but the...

update, cutting off the head was easy, but the rest of it won't go in the floor when it gets hammered, I think the thread on the nail makes it difficult.

Any thoughts? thanks
08-09-19, 09:29 PM
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Posted By caseta

thanks all for the inputs, I think I will try to...

thanks all for the inputs, I think I will try to cut the head off and drive it in the stairs tomorrow, :)
08-09-19, 11:34 AM
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Posted By caseta

I tried to use two different kind of pliers, and...

I tried to use two different kind of pliers, and it just won't come out...
08-09-19, 11:08 AM
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Posted By caseta

How can I remove this part screw part nail thing

Hello, I am trying to remove the old carpet from the stairs, and the carpet gripper has this special part screw part nail thing, I cannot seem to be able to get it out, I just prying it out probably...
08-03-19, 07:20 PM
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Posted By caseta

Thanks so much for the details, I took a more...

Thanks so much for the details, I took a more close look at the tree this afternoon, and as you mentioned, the web probably is not a problem, as I don't see any other cluster of sacs under other...
08-03-19, 09:35 AM
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Posted By caseta

Finally here is the photo, note the cluster of...

Finally here is the photo, note the cluster of white sacs under maple leave, i tried to google with no good result
08-02-19, 12:33 PM
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Posted By caseta

I am in st.louis, MO. Not sure about the...

I am in st.louis, MO.

Not sure about the exact specie.

The upper ones have some web, the lower ones seems are free of web.

I took a close up photo on a really bad looking cluster, the web...
08-02-19, 11:37 AM
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Posted By caseta

dying Japanese maple?

The tree looks in a pretty bad shape, the leaves on the upper branches have been much all gone, the lower ones look dry and not health.

Anyone has some suggestion what might be the cause and...
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Posted By caseta

what kind of shutoff valve this is

I am planning to replace an old toilet shutoff valve, but not sure what kind of valve this is though, it does not look like compression for sure, but is this a sweat valve? thanks
05-04-19, 03:37 PM
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Posted By caseta

got it, that is what I figured, but wanted to...

got it, that is what I figured, but wanted to double check, thanks again!
05-04-19, 03:02 PM
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Posted By caseta

So should I connect the ground wire for the new...

So should I connect the ground wire for the new one? thanks
05-04-19, 02:17 PM
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Posted By caseta

wire question: replace an old ceiling light

so I opened up an old ceiling light, and

There are 4 sets of wires in the wire box, three of them have 3 wires(white, black, ground), and one has 4(white, black, ground, and red)

*All 4 ground...
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Posted By caseta

I still have not been able to find out where the...

I still have not been able to find out where the wire is inside the house, I guess I am hoping I can just ignore where it goes to, as long as it can power the new camera, which is the only thing I...
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Posted By caseta

I finally got a more closer look at the old...

I finally got a more closer look at the old security camera, I know this is a shot in the dark, but from the look of the pictures, any chance I can just remove the old camera and use the old cable to...
02-05-19, 02:49 PM
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Posted By caseta

Thanks, I am doing more googling now. While...

Thanks, I am doing more googling now.

While at the same time, what if I only need to add 1 more wire to the twisted bundle? What is the correct way to do it, it feels pretty cumbersome trying to...
02-05-19, 02:28 PM
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Posted By caseta

without untwisting the old one, I really am not...

without untwisting the old one, I really am not sure how can I add the 3 new ones in tight enough..should I twist the 3 new ones first then cap the two bundles together? Google does not give me any...
02-05-19, 02:20 PM
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Posted By caseta

Or should I untwist the bundle and just use the...

Or should I untwist the bundle and just use the ground wires separately without pigtail at all?
02-05-19, 02:15 PM
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Posted By caseta

correct way to pigtail 3 new ground wires to a bundle

The bundle always has 3 ground wires and are capped together, i am trying to pig tail 3 new ground wires to that cap, it feels like i need to untwist the existing bundle and add all 6 together and...
02-05-19, 05:39 AM
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Posted By caseta

i see, what is the reason for that?

i see, what is the reason for that?
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