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Posted By rugsr

Thanks guys, Yea actually Amherst (where I...

Thanks guys,
Yea actually Amherst (where I am) is pretty loaded with clay and used to be swap. People around here have basement issues, cracks etc. My basement is dry thank God.
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Posted By rugsr

Exclamation Getting ready for a concrete padio...PLZ HELP

Hi guys,
Well Im getting ready for my backyard padio and I had a few questions. Im pretty handy (just finished a lot of work in the house)and would like to try to do it myself but everyones...
01-21-10, 09:25 PM
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Posted By rugsr

this is true when you say it looks better. part...

this is true when you say it looks better. part of me doesnt want to use Pex for that reason but your right...its inside the wall.

What about PEX in an exterior wall in Buffalo NY
Our winters are...
01-21-10, 06:34 PM
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Posted By rugsr

Any cons to using PEX?

Hi, im now ready to start plumbing up my 2nd bath. I have access to the bathroom on 2 sides and basement so piping it would be hard.

I was going to start sweating pipe but then i began to think...
01-21-10, 06:30 PM
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Posted By rugsr

im in the same jam. i too am in the middle...

im in the same jam.

i too am in the middle of a remodel and i cant decide on PEX or copper. I can sweat pipe fine but its cheaper and faster to use PEX...example PEX is $2.50 per 10feet while...
12-19-09, 10:35 AM
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Posted By rugsr

THANKS GUYS for access to the faucet it...

THANKS GUYS

for access to the faucet it would either be removing siding etc then 2nd wall or bust up drywall in the theatre room...both would suck but drywall would be easier im sure.

Ray2047,...
12-19-09, 08:17 AM
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Posted By rugsr

Thanks Bruce, Yea, all the water lines to...

Thanks Bruce,

Yea, all the water lines to that bathroom are in the crawlspace with no other way around it...stinks

Is heat tape kind of like heat tracing a pipe? Where can I get something like...
12-18-09, 08:42 AM
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Posted By rugsr

GOT YA I have put pipe insulation wrap on...

GOT YA

I have put pipe insulation wrap on all piping in basement and crawl space. When I run the new piping I will do that too.
12-17-09, 06:52 PM
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Posted By rugsr

there is a crawl space under here so i have full...

there is a crawl space under here so i have full access(which is great!

Do you think the inside of this wall will be cold at all? I could put pipe insulation on them. Also, right above where this...
12-17-09, 10:10 AM
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Posted By rugsr

Well, some changes are being made in the design...

Well, some changes are being made in the design and we want to make the bathroom a little wider...about 4".

So what i was planning on doing was building a fake wall and put the plumbing in there....
12-16-09, 01:14 PM
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Posted By rugsr

Thanks guys, Above this floor are 2 bedrooms...

Thanks guys,

Above this floor are 2 bedrooms and above that is my crawl space. Nots sure if it matters but the way the roof is(4 triangles to meet in the center) means all for exterior walls are...
12-16-09, 09:04 AM
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Posted By rugsr

I should probably install the new let-in brace...

I should probably install the new let-in brace before taking part of the old out right?

Before I install the glass block or new window I need to rough frame it in. So ill need a 2x6 header and add...
12-15-09, 07:40 AM
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Posted By rugsr

yea, above is a bedroom that we just...

yea,
above is a bedroom that we just finished...so i dont really want to remove any drywall

i just talked to 2 different plumbers
1 with 5yrs under his belt and another with 30yrs

"5yrs" said...
12-15-09, 06:26 AM
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Posted By rugsr

Anyone? ...................

Anyone?
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12-14-09, 07:56 PM
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Posted By rugsr

heres a link that shows i might be able to hook...

heres a link that shows i might be able to hook up a 2nd vent
Google Image Result for http://www.renovation-headquarters.com/images8/cut-in%20bracing.jpg...
12-14-09, 07:18 PM
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Posted By rugsr

Exclamation HELP with moving of toilet...is this possibel? Pics inside

So i am making a half bath into a full bath. The wife and I want to put the toilet near the new shower but I have heard and seen some pictures saying you cant move a toilet more then 5' from the vent...
12-14-09, 02:43 PM
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Posted By rugsr

Bump for more info thx . . . . . . ...

Bump for more info
thx
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12-14-09, 01:48 PM
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Posted By rugsr

thanks guys, due to time, id rather not...

thanks guys,

due to time, id rather not order something and wait for it ot come in. Cant i buy a 1x4 or 1x6 and make a new "let-it" under the old let-in or maybe to the left of where the glass...
12-14-09, 09:09 AM
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Posted By rugsr

Thanks guys, Yes this is an outside wall and...

Thanks guys,

Yes this is an outside wall and in that corner will be my new stand up shower. Thats why i wanted the glass block.

I thought about moving it over but then it wouldnt be even with...
12-14-09, 06:31 AM
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Posted By rugsr

Thanks Bud, actually on the exterior they...

Thanks Bud,
actually on the exterior they used some kind of cheap crap compressed board. I found a few wet spots, old i think, that were all swelled up to wear i can put my finger through the...
12-13-09, 11:50 PM
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Posted By rugsr

Exclamation Plumbing inside and exterior wall in buffalo..yes or no

Im getting ready to install a stand up shower in a 2nd bath. I would like to install the piping to the shower on the exterior wall. I live in Buffalo NY so it does get cold but I just took out the...
12-13-09, 11:41 PM
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Posted By rugsr

if i put this in the wrong section could an admin...

if i put this in the wrong section could an admin move it for me
thx
12-13-09, 11:34 PM
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Posted By rugsr

Exclamation What is this bracing for-HELP in middle of aproject with deadline getting closer

Hi guys,
So im in the middle of remodeling my bathroom and the boss wants some glass block windows in this way. Check out the pic. In the upper right of the pic in red you will see where the...
12-10-09, 12:53 PM
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Posted By rugsr

I like your steps and yes #1 and 2 are key. ...

I like your steps and yes #1 and 2 are key.

Marksr
do you have to drwall the ceiling first? if so why?

I ask because im ready to drywall my walls and i was going to leave the ceiling bare and...
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