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11-15-10, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Jeeper270

Thanks

Thank you both for your suggestions. They both confirm what I was initally thinking, so standard unist it will be. Thanks again,Ray
11-14-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jeeper270

Elect.baseboard heatiing

Hi-Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. I live in NE FLA and remodeled my house and added a room via garage conversion. It is approximately 700 sq. ft. with a walk in closet and a full...
02-24-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By Jeeper270

Thanks Tiger

Same thoughts and reservations I had, so I you pretty much helped me decide.thanks
02-22-10, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,787
Posted By Jeeper270

Nail on the head

Mick is a genius, not a plumber,lol. I could not envision a better suggestion. I have years of "handyman" and remodeling experience, but when I decided to do my entire 3500 sf house in Northeast...
02-22-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By Jeeper270

Another question/thought

I have seen some mini "split unit" single room units for sale. I am considering leaving the other 2 sections alone until I can save enough money to replace them with more efficent models(they are 10...
02-15-10, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Jeeper270

straight is the east part- how about square?

I would suggest that before you anchor any plates to the floor, you make sure they are going to be square before you even worry about them being level. 3/4/5/ to square first, then snap your line,...
02-15-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Jeeper270

PEX and Sharkbites

Hi- I don't want to step on anyones toes since I am not a plumber, but I have done many repairs of this type within the scope of my home repairs business. What I do is shut off the water-a very...
02-15-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By Jeeper270

thanks

Hi Guys-Thanks for the replies. I live right at the border of GA and FLA about 1/2 mile from the ocean. I currently have3 units. One of the units serves the middle section- about 1100 sq. ft. on one...
02-14-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By Jeeper270

Heat pump question from a Yankee newly moved to Northeastern Fla.

Having always needed a full blown heat system in the Northeast, so I have no experience with cooling/heat pump systems. Whehe I live now, the temp does go down to 30 or so some time, so I need some...
09-15-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,570
Posted By Jeeper270

Lightbulb Just a comment

When I did all of my plumbing (3500 s.ft. with 5 baths) I still put shutoffs on every fixture even though there are shut offs for every line at the manifolds. The reasoning being there are many times...
08-30-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 19,027
Posted By Jeeper270

OPPS forgot the reason I responded

Sorry, I forgot to add what I originally intended to submit. As for stubouts, PEX drob ear elbow fittings are available that allows pex to be run directly to the elbow and a solid- copper, brass,...
08-30-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 19,027
Posted By Jeeper270

PEX user- My 2 cents worth

Seems there is a lot of information here about PEX from a lot of folks. I would suggest that the best place to obtain the proper information and data is the PEX site. I have been using it for 4 or 5 ...
05-21-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,649
Posted By Jeeper270

Repiping follow up

Earlier I had posted that I suggest you use PEX for your project and that I was going to use it in my Fla home soon. I have now purchased the PEX tubing and manifolds and shut off valves and...
05-08-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,552
Posted By Jeeper270

Thanks

Since you have helped me before and you were correct, your advise will be heeded. Can you guide me by suggesting another system/s ?Thanks again,RayBeer 4U2
05-08-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,649
Posted By Jeeper270

Check out Pex first

I just moved to Northern Fla. this week and I am repiping the entire house also. It was built in 1960 and has a combo of copper, polybutyl,cpvc and pvc. Do yourself a HUGE favor and check out Pex...
05-07-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,552
Posted By Jeeper270

Pyrolox Fleck 2510--Thoughts?

Hi Folks- I am about to show my ignorance again( I have become very adapt at that,lol). I just purchased a 40 year old house in Northern Fla within a couple of mile from the Atlantic Ocean. I have...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,788
Posted By Jeeper270

Thanks Sleeper

Thanks for taking the time to reply. I have considered doing exactly what you suggested. The mortar and chimney waste will not be a problem since I am pretty much redoing the entire interior anyway....
Replies: 9
Views: 4,540
Posted By Jeeper270

Thanks Gunguy

Thanks or pointing out my miscalculations. Forgot to account for 3 bundles per sq. I only counted one,lol. Even with taking that into consideration, the labor cost still seem awful high. I have used...
Replies: 9
Views: 4,540
Posted By Jeeper270

What am I missing here?

When I have done my own roofing on different projects around the house, I figured at most $100 a square for materials. About 45 sq for membrane and about 35 a sq. for shingles and 20 sq for mis....
Replies: 10
Views: 4,447
Posted By Jeeper270

I drive doors

Just a quick note on the IDrive openers. A few years ago I purchased 2 or both the WD insulated doors and the Idrives. One is still installed and works like a charm. The other was noting but grief...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,059
Posted By Jeeper270

Concrete Floor

I just got a quote for a 25 x 20 concrete floor - 6" pad with footer and it is for 1900. If you can get that size done for 800, that is a steal. Make usre it is thick enough and has footers to bear...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,788
Posted By Jeeper270

Brick reuse

Hi Guys /Gals- My name is Ray. I am purchasing a house in Fla that has an exterior that includes a lot of Swiss Brick. I am told that it is one of the hardest brick compositons available. It has a...
04-07-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Jeeper270

OPPS- sorry- I made a misstatement

In my earlier post, I had mentioned that the home inspector that I used had noted that copper was not the best choice for the Fla area. What I MEANT to say was that some of the lines are galvanized...
Replies: 6
Views: 4,291
Posted By Jeeper270

New Grace Membranes?

Are the new Grace membranes getting good reviews? I am purchasing a house n Northeast Fla, and I am told that the Grace membrane is the waterproof underlayment of choice there. Thanks for any input...
Replies: 1
Views: 833
Posted By Jeeper270

Since noone has yet to reply.....

I am not a "roofer" but I have done a number of roofs on my own properties, so I will give you some general guidelines and opinions. First of all, the hammer/prybar and hammer/air nailer questions...
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