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04-12-10, 06:26 PM
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Question Wall Fix Installing Mirror, Laminating Drywall?

I'm installing a mirror over a bathroom vanity in an alcove. I made a sloppy mistake finishing the drywall below the base cabinets, and there is a 5/8ths inch gap at most between the backsplash and...
06-20-09, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Romy07

Thanks for the advice. Much appreciated.

Thanks for the advice. Much appreciated.
06-20-09, 12:00 AM
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Views: 7,006
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Question Pancake Box Light Fixture Questions

Bathroom remodel: I'm replacing a vanity light.
1)The existing 4" x 1/2" round pancake box has one 14/2 AWG cable coming into without a cable clamp. Is this still code, or do I need a cable clamp?...
12-09-08, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Romy07

It's not a factory edge. I could paint the...

It's not a factory edge. I could paint the plywood the same as the wall. Trim makes sense.
12-08-08, 11:22 PM
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L Bead or caulk

Vertical drywall and the horizontal plywood underside of a bar top meet to form an inside corner. Since this is not an easily visible spot can I skip the L bead and just use caulk to fill the gap? If...
11-03-08, 11:49 PM
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Yes fault current, thanks. I was curious about...

Yes fault current, thanks. I was curious about whether the continuity was sufficient. I was expecting to be required to pigtail the fixture/box grounds to the ground wire directly.

When I opened...
11-03-08, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Romy07

Question Grounding light fixture to mounting plate?

I am replacing a wall sconce. The original light had no ground wire. There is a shallow metal junction box in the wall that is grounded properly.

The instructions read: Affix mounting plate to...
04-07-08, 11:55 AM
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Views: 9,588
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Thanks, that will save me a lot of time under the...

Thanks, that will save me a lot of time under the sink.
04-07-08, 12:30 AM
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Views: 9,588
Posted By Romy07

Cutting ABS in tight space.

I replaced my sink with a deeper model while remodeling the kitchen. I had to cut the vertical ABS pipe that leads from the disposal to the trap and attach a new fitting to connect to the disposal....
04-03-08, 07:59 PM
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Views: 920
Posted By Romy07

Thanks for clearing that up for me. I will cut...

Thanks for clearing that up for me. I will cut the bonding strap for the oven neutral/ground that was installed at the factory. And connect 4 to 4. It is a GE oven.
04-03-08, 07:38 PM
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Views: 920
Posted By Romy07

Confirm 4 wire to 4 wire oven in 1987 house.

My house was built before 1996 (1987). I ran a new cable with 4 wires (3+ground) for my oven. So I should connect 4 oven wires to 4 house wires, right?
03-31-08, 12:31 AM
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Views: 1,513
Posted By Romy07

Thanks again, I will go to the electrical supply.

Thanks again, I will go to the electrical supply.
03-30-08, 05:22 PM
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Views: 1,513
Posted By Romy07

Thanks anyone care to confirm?

Thanks anyone care to confirm?
03-30-08, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Romy07

Stainless cover plate + plastic j-box?

I have a Carlon blue plastic remodel j-box next to my hood for the dedicated connection. I would like to install a blank stainless steel cover plate to match the hood. I assume it is not OK to attach...
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Views: 1,039
Posted By Romy07

Thanks for your response. 4) Is the glue...

Thanks for your response.

4) Is the glue just for installing the shims to keep them from slipping, or do you mean to stabilize them here long term? I plan to nail the shims down where I can.
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Views: 1,039
Posted By Romy07

Cabinet Installation Plan OK?

1) From left corner to the right I have a dishwasher, sink base cabinet, 12 inch drawer base, oven base, 9 inch cabinet, and blind corner space. Since the dishwasher/blind ends will not support the...
03-12-08, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Romy07

Cabinet/Floor Installation Uneven

My floor dips down in the middle of a standard height 11 foot run of cabinets. About 7/16 of an inch down at the lowest point.
I plan on installing snap together cork plank flooring after the...
02-29-08, 01:31 PM
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Views: 4,751
Posted By Romy07

Thanks again....

Thanks again....
02-27-08, 07:14 PM
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Views: 4,751
Posted By Romy07

I have a few small holes of varying sizes in the...

I have a few small holes of varying sizes in the ceiling, some in textured areas, some not.
02-27-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,751
Posted By Romy07

When is drywall patch small enough to forgo tape.

Some people suggest that you can patch a small square hole in drywall without tape. Just fill in the seam around your patch piece with compound and add a couple more coats. At what point does the...
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Views: 2,123
Posted By Romy07

Thanks for your response.

Thanks for your response.
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Posted By Romy07

Insulate kitchen exhaust duct?

Should I insulate my kitchen hood exhaust duct where it passes between the drywall and the roof?
02-21-08, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,809
Posted By Romy07

Funny the inspector said they don't like a panel...

Funny the inspector said they don't like a panel being used as a junction box with wire nuts here in Berkeley. He let me pass the inspection despite having a few in there, because he said there was...
02-21-08, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,809
Posted By Romy07

Wire nuts in sub-panel?

Does code permit wire nuts in a sub-panel? I needed to extend a couple wires since I replaced an old panel.
If so should I wrap them with tape?
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By Romy07

It's a 4 foot straight run up, from the top of...

It's a 4 foot straight run up, from the top of the hood, to the shingles on the roof.
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