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Dan1973 - That's our plan! Thank you.

Dan1973 - That's our plan! Thank you.
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Pilot Dane - Thank you, the roof vents and the...

Pilot Dane - Thank you, the roof vents and the duct for the bathroom are definitely galvanized. The range duct is whatever the local big box store carried, which I believe is aluminum as it is not...
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Zorfdt - Thank you! Worked out well with...

Zorfdt - Thank you! Worked out well with crimped end of duct into roof.
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The stove and bath are completely separate. ...

The stove and bath are completely separate. Sorry if I worded this wrong. The Broan 30" hood vent instructions state a 7" duct. Which we are running up through attic and out the roof.

The...
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Range hood duct to roof vent, which direction?

Installing a range hood with 7" rigid duct to vent out through the attic, as well as venting out a 4" bath duct that I found exhausting to attic. Does it matter which direction the duct fits into...
06-28-19, 06:23 PM
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Question Over night "stump grinder".

Anyone know what could have literally started grinding a couple of 4 year old stumps my yard? Over the past few nights something has been doing this. I've tried poking around at it to see if it...
05-07-19, 04:27 PM
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Pilot Dane - I'm in NJ. Yeah...it gets cold here....

Pilot Dane - I'm in NJ. Yeah...it gets cold here. Do not know why my location doesn't show. Checked my profile details, it's there.
05-07-19, 04:20 PM
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Pilot Dane - Seems to me that I should drain...

Pilot Dane - Seems to me that I should drain periodically then. That "popping and rumbling sound" is exactly what my old one was doing and why I thought it better to replace before it bottomed out. ...
05-07-19, 04:15 PM
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The new one is the same capacity as the old one,...

The new one is the same capacity as the old one, but is wider in circumference. The manual for mine doesn't state anything about a recirculating feature and it does recommend in the maintenance...
05-07-19, 03:46 PM
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Frost Free Sillcock or Traditional Water Spigot

Four years ago I had a traditional 25+ year old water spigot replaced with a Nibco Frost Free Sillcock. Two years ago it started spurting out water from a little hole in the stem, even if the water...
05-07-19, 03:26 PM
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Plumber Said Draining of New Water Heater NOT Necessary

Would like a few more opinions on this. Recently had my gas hot water heater replaced, (50 gal Bradford-White). When I asked the plumber how often I should do a drain/flush maintenance, he told...
06-01-18, 05:45 PM
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Is the following advise from PJMax not...

Is the following advise from PJMax not acceptable?

"Originally Posted by PJmax View Post
Put a green ground screw in the back of the box and attach the ground wire there.
There should be a...
06-01-18, 04:57 PM
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Thank you!!! I was hoping the solution would not...

Thank you!!! I was hoping the solution would not be too complicated :D
06-01-18, 04:45 PM
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If the meter confirms it's grounded, how do I...

If the meter confirms it's grounded, how do I ground the additional outlet?
06-01-18, 04:41 PM
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If I were to run the new cable, what would I be...

If I were to run the new cable, what would I be connecting the ground wire too?
06-01-18, 04:22 PM
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Newer Open Ground Outlet wired from Grounded Metal Outlet

I've discovered the outlet for my gas stove has an Open Ground. It was obviously added as the drywall was never properly patched. Made it easier for me to determined that is was powered off the...
10-12-16, 12:08 PM
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Had the feeling starting from scratch would be...

Had the feeling starting from scratch would be the better solution. That's a bit beyond my skill level tho and I was hoping to reuse the solid wood door I spent a week refinishing to a beautiful...
10-12-16, 10:57 AM
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Without the 2 x 8 frame: approx 39 1/2" w x 74...

Without the 2 x 8 frame: approx 39 1/2" w x 74 1/2" h.
10-12-16, 10:42 AM
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Basement door frame to concrete repair

This was previously a Bilco door type entry to the basement. Years ago, Bilco doors were removed when a sun room was added. With that the doorway to the basement was framed to accommodate a very...
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Figured it out!

Turns out there is a set screw. It was located on top of the spout, directly opposite of where the access hole was. I only found it because in my attempt to grab hold of the plastic "flange"? while...
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Removal of Odd & Stubborn tub spout

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For years this spout has been in my late Nana's bathroom. For years, the diverter was always jammed in shower shower position, leaving it unable to run just bath...
12-02-15, 08:25 PM
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It's a Broan Evolution 2, 30 inch, 300 CFM. ...

It's a Broan Evolution 2, 30 inch, 300 CFM.

The duct needs to go up thru a cabinet barely 12 inches high, make a 90 degree, and run about 5 feet out to the exterior wall. We can't go straight...
12-02-15, 06:41 PM
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7 inch Hole for Under Cabinet Range Hood

Planning on helping a friend install a vented under cabinet range hood. The previous was a non ducted microwave/vent so, we have to cut holes into the cabinets to run the duct. Surprising to me,...
10-07-15, 03:52 PM
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Exclamation Exploding light bulb

About 3 weeks ago I installed a new light fixture from Home Depot. Basic ceiling mount with a frosted bowl type globe. I placed 3-60w Reveal bulbs in it, which the fixture states is allowed. The...
07-13-15, 02:21 PM
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OK. Was hoping that it may have just been wired...

OK. Was hoping that it may have just been wired wrong, and I can quick fix it. Looks like I will have to call the electrician back, as I don't have those sort of tools or know how to use them. He...
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