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11-23-17, 04:54 PM
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Posted By johnny_h

thanks for the info. technically i knew it would...

thanks for the info. technically i knew it would of work with a bigger wire and smaller breaker but i was just wondering what the code says about that?
11-22-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By johnny_h

Is it ok to have too little load on circuit?

I have a wire that was already run to my basement bathroom that is a 12-2 red wire(black and red conductor). I was going to install a heater and according to Stelpro(heater manufacturer) it takes 10w...
08-30-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By johnny_h

So I should water and reseed? Do I just seed on...

So I should water and reseed? Do I just seed on top of whats there and that's it? Or do I rake the new seed?
08-29-17, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By johnny_h

New lawn patch dead?

I seeded a new lawn patch in the spring and I thought it was coming ok. I was watering everyday by hand for 15-20mins. The lawn was growing till it became about 6 inches tall and then I mowed it....
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By johnny_h

Ok I will give that a shot, here are the photos...

Ok I will give that a shot, here are the photos of how it is now:

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Views: 1,210
Posted By johnny_h

Toilet stub out too low?

I am renovating the basement and a plumber came 3 years ago to do the rough in since he is one of my past in-laws friend who was leading the reno. He rough-in the toilet flange, toilet supply line,...
03-16-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,827
Posted By johnny_h

I assume that, because the top of the floor is...

I assume that, because the top of the floor is kinda rough since we broke the slab to run some plumbing and then poured quikcrete that has some kind of rough surface to it. I assumed tile required a...
03-16-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,827
Posted By johnny_h

Self leveling concrete and toilet flange?

I am preparing to tile my basement bathroom and I have never tiled before. I assume I need to pour self leveling underlayment to level the floor before tiling. I looked at youtube videos that show...
02-01-17, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By johnny_h

Exactly that's what I am gonna do. What I was...

Exactly that's what I am gonna do. What I was doing wrong the first time was scoring both red lines on the front instead of cutting one red line with the saw and scoring one red line with the knife,...
02-01-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By johnny_h

Ya that's what I was trying to do, I scored both...

Ya that's what I was trying to do, I scored both red lines and then tried to snap the piece and then score the back. But the piece was too heavy and it would rip the back paper ruining the integrity...
02-01-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By johnny_h

ya I was scoring the front and breaking from the...

ya I was scoring the front and breaking from the back but I was trying to snap 2 lines at the same time, which don't work. I'll cut one with the drywall saw and snap the other.
02-01-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By johnny_h

Thanks, I will try it tonight. I know this...

Thanks, I will try it tonight. I know this shouldn't be that hard, I am beginner hence the questions.
02-01-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By johnny_h

When using a drywall saw, should you drill a...

When using a drywall saw, should you drill a starter hole or if you push the drywall saw through the paper and gypsium, you shouldn't damage the piece?
02-01-17, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By johnny_h

Ok so it's almost impossible to cut a square out...

Ok so it's almost impossible to cut a square out of a sheet or larger piece of drywall perfectly. You always need to cut the sheet to have at least 3 sides of the required piece exposed and then you...
02-01-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By johnny_h

Unable to cut small piece of drywall perfectly

I am trying to cut a piece of drywall from a large piece of drywall I only need a small section to patch a hole. I attached a picture to show what I am trying to accomplish

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I only need...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By johnny_h

Removed insulation and unable to put back in?

I just bought a new Giant 60 gallon electric water heater and the electrical connection is on the side, it's a pain as there is not much room to work with especially with a 10/2 wire that this 240V...
09-23-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,419
Posted By johnny_h

The end of the pipe going to the left side of the...

The end of the pipe going to the left side of the pipe going through the studs is a washing machine stand up pipe.
09-23-15, 11:25 AM
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Views: 2,419
Posted By johnny_h

Well the left side of the pipe goes to a stand up...

Well the left side of the pipe goes to a stand up pipe for the washing machine and the right side of the pipe goes to the main plumbing stack which connect to the city drain and the other portion of...
09-23-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,419
Posted By johnny_h

Dry fit of sink p-trap, too high?

I was wondering if someone could tell me by the pictures if my p trap setup is ok? Since the water needs to go up to drain I don't know if it's the right way to do it, but I kind of have too since...
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By johnny_h

How to add return air duct to bedroom?

I live in a bungalow and I find that in the morning my bedroom which the door is closed at night is really warm, alot warmer than the hallway. The house was built in 1961 and it has forced air...
05-15-15, 08:27 AM
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Views: 716
Posted By johnny_h

Wall hydrant vacuum breaker leaking?

I installed a new frost proof wall hydrant with a built in vacuum breaker last summer since we converted the house plumbing to PEX and I removed and stored the garden hose for winter .Now I hookup...
05-12-15, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By johnny_h

I didn't have a chance to fix my lawn before...

I didn't have a chance to fix my lawn before winter last year so now I am attempting to fix it again. I am thinking of just adding more top soil on what is already there but I notice that the 1 cubic...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,924
Posted By johnny_h

I tried to find that exact tool in Canada but I...

I tried to find that exact tool in Canada but I couldn't find it no where.
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Views: 1,924
Posted By johnny_h

How to remove broken tub drain?

What is the easiest way of removing a bathtub drain with borken cross bars? I tried with a hammer it didn't budge, I then tried to cut a notch in the drain and use a screwdriver as a chisel and...
04-16-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,597
Posted By johnny_h

How big should the box be around the duct should...

How big should the box be around the duct should I take as little room as possible?


As for the range hood what CFM would you guys recommend? I hate smelling ordors throughout the house so I want...
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