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Cultured Stone Wet Look

We just finished installing cultured stone behind our wood stove. We notice that when we wet down the stone it enhances the colors. Is there any way we can apply something on the stone to retain the...
06-07-06, 03:21 PM
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Wiring Shed

I have a 10 x 12 storage shed in my backyard. I took a heavy duty extension cord that plugs into my outdoor GFI then burried the cord in 30' of pvc conduit and ran it to the shed. What I would like...
02-27-06, 05:25 PM
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Thanks for your replys, I did have the switch...

Thanks for your replys, I did have the switch hooked up wrong. The ductwork is independant from any for the furnace. I will try to install a fan switch this weekend. Thanks Again. IHD:)
02-26-06, 03:13 PM
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You guys are sure prompt. You are both right I am...

You guys are sure prompt. You are both right I am using 14/2 wire not 14/3 wire, and yes I screwed up and hooked both black and white wires to the switch. I will retry as I finish this. Thank You! ...
02-26-06, 02:44 PM
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In line fan hookup?

I have tried to hook up a small fan in my ductwork to no avail. I have a vent above my woodstove which runs into 8' of 5" ductline into another vent to the upper floor. I installed a new 15 amp...
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Thanks for all your replies, Our weather...

Thanks for all your replies,

Our weather here has been roughly 15 c above average so far this winter, I think the coldestweek day we had was -24 C. Anyway the wood stove works great I have a Blaze...
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Wood Stove glass in door cleaning

I am wondering how to properly clean the glass in the door?
So far I have used a paint scrapper.

Also, is it supposed to be getting all black with sutt? :p
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Thanks, First Home; I am thinking the same...

Thanks, First Home;

I am thinking the same kinda thing. My basement ceiling is not finished yet so I will probably take 2 x 2's and make a type of cribing along my one wall above the stove then...
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Making a stone wall behind wood stove

I would like to make a rock wall behind my wood stove. We have a lot of different rock where I live (mountains). What is the simpelist way to do this or should I buy cultured stone ( $10 per foot). I...
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Ideas to heat main floor

I have installed a new wood stove in my basement. I am looking for ideas how to get the heat to the main floor. I realize heat rises etc, but I'm wondering if I can tap into lines and make a shut off...
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Wood stove rock wall

I would like to make a rock wall behind my wood stove. I have access to a lot of different types of rocks where I live. I've searched the internet for info but have found nothing. The wood stove is...
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Hearth on Laminate

I am making a hearth for my new wood stove in my basement. I have a cement floor with 6mm vapour then laminate, everything is fine. What I need to know is do I cut the laminate out where the hearth...
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Sorry wrong post

I screwed up wrong post Duh! I better stick to drywall.
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Up here in Northern BC most of the trees are...

Up here in Northern BC most of the trees are softwood Spruce, Pine, some Poplar, and if your lucky some Birch. Anyway I would guess 80% of the people who mostly use wood stoves for heating would tell...
03-24-05, 06:56 PM
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Heater element

A month ago I sold my hot tub. Everything worked fine before I drained it to sell. I live in western Canada so everything will freeze. Anyway the person that bought the tub said he had an electrician...
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Thanks Ed maybe I can convert my chimney for a...

Thanks Ed maybe I can convert my chimney for a screen. My stack and piping here is double insulated stainless(code).
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My chimney is 18' high, my shingles are ashphalt....

My chimney is 18' high, my shingles are ashphalt. I sweep my chimney every cord that I burn. No I dont vacuum my mess but sweep it up. Even when I burn birch the hardest wood in these parts...
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Sparks a flyin!

I have a fireplace and have burned approx 3 cords this winter. I use seasoned spruce, it burns nice but tonight while walking the dog I noticed sparks flying out of the stack. Everyone where I live...
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Oops hole in shower floor!

We have a neo angle tub that somebody never installed correctly. When you step on the plastic floor it almost breaks. They never put reiforcement under the plastic floorby the drain. Anyway I had...
01-28-05, 03:30 PM
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Thanks XSleeper that helped me out a lot. I didnt...

Thanks XSleeper that helped me out a lot. I didnt know what coping was no I do. I am unsure what a scarf cut is though? Thanks again for your help.
01-21-05, 06:15 PM
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How to baseboard!

I am trying to baseboard a closet. The only problem is that this closet is not the norm. It is 36" x 36", the first 16" is flat , the next 16" is on a 22 1/2 degree angle upward. Probably best...
01-09-05, 05:37 PM
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Lino over lino

I am in the process of selling a house. Everything is done except the bathroom, it needs lino. There is 2 layers of old lino underneath. Is it wise to rip all the old stuff up or just glue to top of...
12-12-04, 03:12 PM
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Bathtub Drain

I am removing a old bathtub myself. From past experience I know plumbers have a special tool for removing the drain. I have phoned around to no avail. I know it looks a lot like the tool used for...
11-03-04, 06:13 PM
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Water in hot tub backing up.

Our tub is roughly 13 years old. It was running fine until last week. The tub basically has 9 jets with 3 returns. 2 air activated switches one turns on the light the other activates the jets pump....
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converting VHS to dvd.

My wife has several family video tapes (approx 15-20 yrs), she would like these tapes converted to dvd format. We have a new system with cd/dvd burner. We went to a computer shop they told us to buy...
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