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3/4" hardwood over linuleum in Kit.

I'm getting ready to install t&g 3/4" oak in the kitchen. The vinyl "linuleum" is in good condition.
question is; can i just put the wood directly over it?
will be nailed down with 2" staples.
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02-01-05, 08:46 AM
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Posted By buckman

getting ready to buy the wire, allready bought...

getting ready to buy the wire, allready bought the lights. 900 watts will be on one side of the 220v 10-3 uf line. and I'm concern as to what voltage drop and what i'll ever need to plug in at the...
01-20-05, 06:11 AM
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Posted By buckman

wiring long distance?

House on the lake, needs power run to the boat-dock with lights.

distance to dock is 600ft, putting in lights along the way, 8 pole lights 100watts each, then on dock just 2 plugs and 2 lights....
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Posted By buckman

How many staples?

I'm going with a air nailer! as per my last question, thanks guys. So now I need to Know how many staples to buy for 900 sq ft of 3/4 by 3 1/4 wide oak flooring?
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Posted By buckman

air or manual nailer?

I have 900 sq ft of 3/4" to lay, is there a big time savings using an pnumatic nailer? and do you know the going rental rate?
08-13-03, 01:50 PM
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Posted By buckman

but,,, would it work?

but,,, would it work?
08-11-03, 09:21 AM
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Posted By buckman

temporary service?

I'm building a house, and would like to run power to my breaker box from the temporary pole meter.. distance is 125 ft and would like to run some lights and plugs, and the hot water tank on...
07-10-03, 04:44 AM
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Posted By buckman

interior doors?

Do you have to shim the (pre hung 6 panel white) interior doors when hanging them.
07-08-03, 02:25 PM
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Posted By buckman

I guess I was not clear with my question. I...

I guess I was not clear with my question. I WAS'NT thinking of wiring in parrallel!!! Instead of buying # 4 or # 6 wire, That I will not need after I'm done. I would double up #10, off of the temp....
07-06-03, 04:58 PM
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Views: 826
Posted By buckman

temporary service

I building a house and I'm long way from getting a C.O. to get my meter installed for full power.. So, I wanted to start runing my Air conditioner and some plugs, and some day I'm going to use alot...
05-21-03, 08:36 AM
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Posted By buckman

location of lights rough-in?

In bathrooms is there a standard height, for the lights above the vanities? have not decieded if we are going to have a mirror or cabnet.. thanks Buckman
05-12-03, 03:04 AM
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Posted By buckman

thanks Ragner, for the info, I had a big...

thanks Ragner, for the info, I had a big disagreement with a friend over this.. Do you have any web sites that I can refence to, Because I don't think he'll beleive me??? And If the inspector says...
05-11-03, 05:18 PM
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Views: 655
Posted By buckman

hot water tank relief????

Can a electric hot water tank relief valve, have a drain pipe that goes up 5 ft. then goes over 10 ft. then down and out???? I'm building a house, and the hot water tank is not so close to an...
05-09-03, 08:30 AM
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Views: 1,018
Posted By buckman

no main breaker inside the panel,, It's just...

no main breaker inside the panel,, It's just rated for 200... and the only main is outside and it's a 150 amp.. the biggest question I have is what size wire to use? and gmainolfi just asked the...
05-09-03, 08:23 AM
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Posted By buckman

no there is a 200 amp panel inside, and just...

no there is a 200 amp panel inside, and just 150amp breaker outside..
05-09-03, 08:06 AM
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Posted By buckman

installing sub panel

I have a 200 amp panel inside with a 150 amp lug breaker outside by the meter. I'm going to finish the attic and thinking of installing a 100 amp sub panel... Is this what I need to do???? Put...
04-29-03, 06:11 AM
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Posted By buckman

connecting 12-2 to plugs?

do they make plugs so that you can simply push 12-2 wire into those holes in the back, instead of using the screws? Because I have alot of them to put in.... thanks Buckman
04-22-03, 06:04 AM
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Posted By buckman

I'm did just ask for the 10 seer rheem and he has...

I'm did just ask for the 10 seer rheem and he has to check, he guesses 200 bucks more then the weather king, but he also said that the rheem and the weather king are identical units inside but has...
04-21-03, 02:44 PM
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Posted By buckman

hot water relief valve drain?

I have been told per code that I have to run a drain pipe for my relief valve on my hot water tank. My question is can I run a 3/4 cpvc line up about 3 feet then over to the outside wall appox. 12...
04-21-03, 09:30 AM
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Posted By buckman

heat pump decision?

I'm building a weekend lake house, and had 3 different bids, and can't decide on which option to go with. option 1: install a 3 1/2 ton 10 seer Weather King for $ 3572... or option 2: Rheem 3 1/2...
04-16-03, 09:21 AM
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Posted By buckman

wire nuts?

after reading the rough-in inspection time posting. John Nelson says to use green wire nuts on all of the grounds, can you also use yellow or red ones? or is best to crimp them together? thanks...
04-05-03, 02:49 AM
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Views: 1,959
Posted By buckman

heat pump wire size?

I have a 1630sq ft house, in which I'm wiring myself. and I'm getting estimates on heating and air soon, but need to know what size wie to run over to it? approx. sixe should bea 3 1/2 ton unit.. ...
04-05-03, 02:20 AM
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Posted By buckman

If I buy enough 6/3 for my oven, can I also use...

If I buy enough 6/3 for my oven, can I also use it for my heat pump? since I was told that is what I need there. Or should I buy 6/2, because I'll have an extra not used wire in 6/3? thanks Buckman
04-03-03, 06:13 AM
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Views: 5,987
Posted By buckman

size of wire for oven

I'm wiring my house and don't have a oven yet, but most likely will have an average freestanding range.. A book at lowes says I can use 10/3 wire? If I don't get one with a elec. cleaning mode. I...
04-02-03, 09:15 AM
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Views: 1,309
Posted By buckman

Yes there a lot of good info here, and thanks!!! ...

Yes there a lot of good info here, and thanks!!! since my first posting I have completed the panel for my rough-in.. After checking near-by houses I did it the same. With an 8 ft rod in the ground,...
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