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The manual I linked is the correct manual. I...

The manual I linked is the correct manual. I have the physical manual that came with the unit still, and it 100% matches the PDF on the website.

The instructions state that you need 1 inch of...
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Maximum temperature inside a build-out for a gas fireplace?

I have a new fireplace installed in my basement. It is a 42" direct vent without a fan, here is a URL for the exact unit (Cosmo 42 Gas Fireplace...
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Yeah I was concerned about it trapping water...

Yeah I was concerned about it trapping water water did eventually get underneath the vanity. If there is a small gap/hole/break in the caulking, my concern was that the space would be big enough for...
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Caulk the joint on a bathroom vanity, where the floor tile meets the kick?

I have installed a new bathroom vanity, which came with a kick stained the same color as the front of my vanity. I have installed this kick and everything looks good. I am wondering if I need to...
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Okay, thanks again, you've been greatly helpful.

Okay, thanks again, you've been greatly helpful.
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Yes, I realize it will work, I was wondering if...

Yes, I realize it will work, I was wondering if there would be any code violations or danger from doing this. I can't think of anything, but I am a rank amateur (in case you can't tell, lol). ...
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Is there any danger if I was to hook up the black...

Is there any danger if I was to hook up the black from my existing 14/2 run, to the black (fan) and blue (2 lights) from the fixture? So I would have all three wires (black, black and blue) in one...
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can my new bathroom fan have insulation around the box?

Here is the new fan I just installed in my attic: NuTone.ca Bath Fans, Indoor Air Quality Products, Door Chimes, Central Vacuums, Intercom Systems, Range Hoods, Attic Ventilators and Ironing Centers....
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How did you do it without having 3 wires running...

How did you do it without having 3 wires running from the multicontrol to the fixture? The diagram clearly shows that this is needed. I don't see how this would have worked.
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A somewhat inaccessible header that I would need...

A somewhat inaccessible header that I would need to drill through (from the attic) to fish the new 14/4 cable down to the switch. Additionally, I wouldn't be able to secure the new 14/4 run to...
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Yeah I know I could run a new cable from the...

Yeah I know I could run a new cable from the switch to the fixture, but the cable run is not easy in the least (hard to explain, but its not). So I was hoping against hope that maybe there was a way...
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New Broan fan/light/nightlight wiring with multi control switch

I bought a new bathroom fan that has a light, nightlight and fan. The required wiring in the instructions is shown below. I currently have a fan installed, and there is normal 14/2 running to the...
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Turns out that life isn't so simple, and the Wedi...

Turns out that life isn't so simple, and the Wedi sealant doesn't stick to acrylic either. Turns out that pretty much nothing sticks to acrylic actually, other than silicone which isn't very good...
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Yeah, I am planning on using it as a shower, thus...

Yeah, I am planning on using it as a shower, thus my concern. The more I read about this, the more it concerns me.

I called a tiling place where I know the owner, and he recommended Wedi join...
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Update: The PL Premium did not stick to the...

Update: The PL Premium did not stick to the tiling flange, it peeled right off. Turns out you can't trust 1-800 numbers, lol. Who woulda thought eh? Good thing I did a test before going ahead with...
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PL Premium for use on acrylic tub and tiling flange

I have a new tub, but it did not come with a tiling flange. I bought a separate tiling flange from the manufacturer (Maax). I have included a picture of the install document for the tiling flange...
03-03-14, 11:33 AM
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Ah yes, that makes sense. There would be a "wear...

Ah yes, that makes sense. There would be a "wear difference", but not any actual damage from the rubber mat or the plywood itself. Thanks for the clarification.
03-03-14, 10:38 AM
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Yeah, I am leaning towards using some plywood...

Yeah, I am leaning towards using some plywood underneath the rubber mat. I don't understand why I would still need to move it around though? Wouldn't the plywood prevent the rubber mat from...
02-28-14, 01:38 PM
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Rubber mat over new carpet, will it harm the carpet?

We just got new carpet installed in our basement. I have a little home gym setup and am planning on using a 3/8th inch rubber mat to put my weights, bench, rack, etc on top of. However, I am...
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Extremely faint buzzing for LED lights on dimmer

I have recently installed some recessed pot lights in the basement. I specifically asked for units that would accept LED bulbs, as I knew I was likely going to be putting some LEDs in. ...
01-31-14, 01:20 PM
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Posted By jadeddog

Oh I am, its just that there are definite...

Oh I am, its just that there are definite problems that come with it.
01-30-14, 08:42 PM
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Yeah they got permits for their electrical work...

Yeah they got permits for their electrical work (for the ignition switch), as well as the gas work of course. However, I would be adding on to their electrical work, so would need a separate permit...
01-30-14, 07:17 PM
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Posted By jadeddog

Yeah, I'm gonna be talking to the company that...

Yeah, I'm gonna be talking to the company that installed the fireplace tomorrow to run this all past them.
01-30-14, 06:48 PM
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Posted By jadeddog

I'm sorry, but what is AHJ? The fireplace...

I'm sorry, but what is AHJ? The fireplace instructions state how far away any combustible materials need to be from any part of the fireplace. So if I follow those distances, I'm assuming I should...
01-30-14, 06:24 PM
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Posted By jadeddog

So by the sounds of it, I should be able to run...

So by the sounds of it, I should be able to run romex to an outlet within the fireplace surround, as long as I make sure to keep it away from heat. Then run my conduit for the AV cables through...
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