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Need some help with my fan

Did some searching and didn't really come across much. I replaced an existing ceiling fan today because the fastest speed it had was horribly slow. It was very old and I figured there was something...
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Done and done. Thanks all for the help. Turned...

Done and done. Thanks all for the help. Turned out great, even though I couldn't do the 2 in the center. I'm still pleased. Thanks again.
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Thanks pcboss, makes perfect sense. You've been a...

Thanks pcboss, makes perfect sense. You've been a great help. So now I have all the holes cut (had to change the layout on the fly, not installing 2 cans in the midlde, upstairs plumbing is in the...
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Just to make sure I understand what you're...

Just to make sure I understand what you're saying, pcboss, I could remove the junction box, reroute the wiring to a location that would be near one of the recessed fixtures, and reattach the junction...
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Decided to go with the original idea. . ....

Decided to go with the original idea. . . actually, the lady decided for me. Now my question is, from what I understand a junction box can't be drywalled or patched. I removed the old fixture and all...
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I should have posted more basic info, sorry about...

I should have posted more basic info, sorry about that. Kitchen is roughly 11x13 with 9ft ceilings. There would be ~8ft between the two outer rows so about 4ft between the outers and middle row. Im...
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recessed advice

Hello all. I know there are many questions similar to this, but I figured it's easier to have it all in one place. I will be installing recessed lighting in the kitchen this weekend, and wanted some...
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i was just thinking about removing as little...

i was just thinking about removing as little ceiling drywall as possible. i didn't want to have to cut large holes in order to run the ductwork. i'll be going between floors (2 story house), so i...
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Hood ducting

I'll be installing a stove hood soon and i have to run all new duct work. I only have to go up from the hood and run about 8 to 10ft to get to an outside wall. I'm am wondering if I can use this ...
04-02-09, 10:16 AM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

Makes sense. I'll be swapping out the 10 for a 16...

Makes sense. I'll be swapping out the 10 for a 16 later today. Thank you all for your help.
04-02-09, 09:10 AM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

It works

So, I bought a new transformer and was getting ready to install it. Figured I'd try connecting they way ray said and it works. THANK YOU. This thing hasn't worked for years and my girlfriend scoffed...
04-02-09, 06:18 AM
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I didn't think about, or check for, continuity....

I didn't think about, or check for, continuity. Thanks. Also, I'm replacing the transformer today. When I got the new chime I wasn't sure about the voltage of the trans. Chime=16v, trans,=10v.
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04-01-09, 09:46 PM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

getting frustrated with door chime

I am replacing a door chime that hasn't worked in years. Bought a new one, thought the wiring should be simple. Here's the problem: There are 4 wires coming out of the wall, 2 white, 2 red. One set...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-01-09, 11:50 AM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

I didn't find a stop point and it didn't come all...

I didn't find a stop point and it didn't come all the way off either, thank goodness. As for the whining, one or two turns past where it started, it stopped.

"Oh, and you did turn off power (if...
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

running wires for recessed

I am wondering what the best/easiest/most effecient way of running the wires for a recessed install would be. I would have to go through 4, maybe 5, joists. Does anybody have any experience with...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-01-09, 09:59 AM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

it's a simple, threaded drain towards the bottom...

it's a simple, threaded drain towards the bottom of the heater. there is a plastic "cap" if you want to call it that, also threaded, that opens/closes the valve. hooked-up a length of hose to this...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-01-09, 09:21 AM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

quick flushing question

i'm flushing the hot water heater. . . first time it's been done. . . and when i open the spigot past a certain point it starts whining very loudly. is this normal or am i gonna blow something up?
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08-18-08, 04:01 PM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

finishing question

so, i've built my shed (self-pat on the back). i'm wondering if it's necessary to use an exterior caulk on all of the trim? i can understand the concept of moisture getting behind the trim pieces and...
08-10-08, 08:14 AM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

i'm also concerned about the lack of material to...

i'm also concerned about the lack of material to attach the trim and hinges to if there is nothing on the inside. should i be?
08-10-08, 07:37 AM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

double door. Help please!

I am just about done with my shed (finally) and am now on to the doors. I am using t-111 siding and 1x4's for the trim. my question is, if i am doing trim around the entire perimeter of each door, a...
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

vent on shed roof

it's on a shed, so i wasn't sure if this was the proper place to post. . . but it is a roof question. I am putting on of those square vents on the roof of the shed and just need to know, do i put it...
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

how do i cover this!?

Hello all. I'm a renter and just got a new apartment. The previous tenant painted 3 walls in the bedroom red and 1 wall black. . .i know. so now I'm planning on painting over it with a light grey. my...
06-18-08, 04:38 PM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

here's what the description on homedepot.com...

here's what the description on homedepot.com says:

"Because of its structural strength, this panel may be used as a shear panel siding. It can also help you achieve a board and batten siding look...
06-17-08, 08:09 PM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

well, it's not wood, so no rotting to worry about...

well, it's not wood, so no rotting to worry about due to water. if you do end up going that route, let me know what you think. by the way, did you pour a slab for you shed foundation or, if not, what...
06-16-08, 08:44 PM
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Posted By lgldrgdlr

sorry about that. i didn't think about having to...

sorry about that. i didn't think about having to enter my zip when i searched their site. it's 4x8x1/3 hardipanel. the other reply is the same thing but he used the planks rather than the full...
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