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Posted By supersnake83

Correcting my earlier response that the header...

Correcting my earlier response that the header beam is wood. It's actually steel. I was able to get the spray foam in the gap, but I have to trim the excess. I hope to get that done today so I can...
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Posted By supersnake83

Hi Everyone, Some great ideas. I've been...

Hi Everyone,

Some great ideas. I've been thinking and I really don't see why I would have to remove/reopen the gap in the future, so I'm back to considering spray foam as my solution.

I like...
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Posted By supersnake83

I may revisit using spray foam if I can find one...

I may revisit using spray foam if I can find one that would be easier to clean/remove if needed. I believe DAP used to have (or still does) have an easy water clean up spray foam, but I'm not sure...
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Posted By supersnake83

I thought about spray foam, but had the same...

I thought about spray foam, but had the same reservations about how difficult it would be to remove if needed.

Is there a large enough backer rod and type of caulk that can be used? I've found...
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Posted By supersnake83

The left side is about 2-2.5 inches and the right...

The left side is about 2-2.5 inches and the right side is about 2.5-3 inches. It's a wood header beam. No rot, but I think it looks uneven/slope downward to the left due to the original frame on the...
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Posted By supersnake83

Best way to fill 3 inch gap between top of garage door frame and joist

Hello everyone,

I have a 2-3 inch gap above my garage door between where the top of the frame meets the wood joist that touches the exterior brick facade. I'm trying to figure out the best way to...
11-28-18, 03:18 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

Best way to fill 2-3 inch gap between joist and top of garage door frame

Hello everyone,

I have a 2-3 inch gap above my garage door between where the top of the frame meets the wood joist that touches the exterior brick facade. I'm trying to figure out the best way to...
02-02-15, 08:57 AM
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Posted By supersnake83

I have confirmed that the hydronic toe kick is...

I have confirmed that the hydronic toe kick is functioning normally. In fact, with the low temperature aquastat, it turns on relatively fast. The system is running very efficient with all water...
01-29-15, 09:26 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

I took that pic as soon as I replaced the copper...

I took that pic as soon as I replaced the copper valves with the Brass, so this was before the piping for the toe kick was connected.

Both the radiator and pex is connected and all ports open.
...
01-29-15, 02:56 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

I might have spoke too soon. Today when I was...

I might have spoke too soon. Today when I was home preparing for my granite countertops, the boiler started and the Pex pipe for the toe kick got hot. I think I'm good. Maybe when I first hooked it...
01-29-15, 09:24 AM
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Posted By supersnake83

I will post before/after pics. Sadly, I did not...

I will post before/after pics. Sadly, I did not take too many in-between pics as I was very exhausted throughout the project and just kept my goal on getting stuff completed. My GF took some...
01-29-15, 07:52 AM
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Posted By supersnake83

Wondering if anyone is still reading this... ...

Wondering if anyone is still reading this...

I hooked up the toe kick heater and it is not getting hot water. Now, I know the instructions say use a monoflow tee, however, I am at the end of...
01-18-15, 07:09 AM
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Posted By supersnake83

I pulled up the affected areas and removed the...

I pulled up the affected areas and removed the abundance of roofing shingles that was causing my problem. I only had to remove about 7ft x 5ft. This was a lot for me since I had to manually remove...
01-17-15, 12:04 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

I followed your advice, lawrosa, and orderd a...

I followed your advice, lawrosa, and orderd a pair of brass reducing couplings to replace the copper. Amazon is the only place that I found a 1 1/2 x 1/2 1 1/2 x 3/4 reducer. I went with the 1 1/2 x...
01-13-15, 06:40 AM
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Posted By supersnake83

Thanks. I had a sleepless night thinking...

Thanks.

I had a sleepless night thinking that this was what I ultimately had to do. Since the area in question is only 3'x3', I figured I could remove the plywood and try to correct the leveling...
01-13-15, 04:20 AM
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Posted By supersnake83

It's 3x8 joists 16" OC, then the planks. I'm not...

It's 3x8 joists 16" OC, then the planks. I'm not sure of the species, but this is the same subfloor throughout the house. The rest of the house is hardwood. In our kitchen, there was vinyl glue tile...
01-12-15, 08:01 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

Leveling floor, after installing 1/4" plywood underlayment

Hello everyone,

This gets complicated, so please bear with me. Long post below, but here is my main question for those who just want to respond to the question:

Can I apply Self Leveling...
01-07-15, 09:38 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

Thanks. My GF and I decided we probably will not...

Thanks. My GF and I decided we probably will not buy the new convection gas stove as we will wait for that until we move to another house (whenever that is). It is still a possibility, as we tend to...
01-07-15, 09:28 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

I looked up as much info as possible (being that...

I looked up as much info as possible (being that it is kind of difficult to find exactly what I need) and it appears that Philadelphia follows the 2006 ICC Electrical code.

I've read the sections...
01-07-15, 07:21 AM
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Posted By supersnake83

Thanks. No problems here, since I'm running 12/2....

Thanks. No problems here, since I'm running 12/2. I only indicated I would use a 15A breaker since the manual specifies it.

I'm trying to leave everything in a state where if an upgrade is needed,...
01-06-15, 06:32 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

Thanks again for all the info. Not trying to beat...

Thanks again for all the info. Not trying to beat a dead horse, but just want to be code compliant and safe.

since I added the mfg requirements, the GD is now throwing me off. Should I just do a...
01-06-15, 02:56 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

Manual for the range hood specifies: A 120...

Manual for the range hood specifies:

A 120 volt, 60 Hz., AC only, 15-amp, fused
electrical circuit is required.
01-06-15, 02:44 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

Ok. Cool. Thanks. Looks like the convection...

Ok. Cool. Thanks.

Looks like the convection oven's I've looked at just mention "A 120 volt, 60 Hz., AC only, 15-amp fused electrical circuit is required." The manual did not mention Amps or watts....
01-06-15, 01:09 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

So, basically, this is what I could do: 1...

So, basically, this is what I could do:

1 20A for the two kickspace heaters

1 20A for the DW and GD

1 20A for the refrigerator + 4 small appliance receptacles

1 20A for the 2 general...
01-06-15, 12:33 PM
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Posted By supersnake83

Thanks. What would be the best way to wire...

Thanks.

What would be the best way to wire everything?

1 Frigde
1 gas range
1 range hood
1 dishwasher
1 Garbage disposal
7 GFCI counter small appliance outlets
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