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03-13-08, 10:03 PM
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Posted By INDII

Put your level away! Poured Block walls are very...

Put your level away! Poured Block walls are very porous and usually seep and weep a little. Not a structural issue. The white you see is probably mineral trace carried by the moisture throught the...
03-11-08, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By INDII

I would say your job is perfect! Good Luck! ...

I would say your job is perfect! Good Luck!

Indii
03-10-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By INDII

Seems like you did a good job here. I am curious...

Seems like you did a good job here. I am curious though. Please describe your "groundwire" inside the flexible metal conduit from the j-box to the switch. (the one you landed on the screw)

Indii
03-10-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By INDII

Move it over. It will be ok. Trust me..... ...

Move it over. It will be ok. Trust me.....

Indii
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By INDII

Thanks for the reply Core. I am familiar with...

Thanks for the reply Core. I am familiar with most of Levitons stuff. The big box stuff is junk as far as I am concerned. One I installed had a "cheesy" antenna and was nothing but callback city when...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,572
Posted By INDII

Try and get or borrow a moisture meter. I used to...

Try and get or borrow a moisture meter. I used to laugh at these, but am wiser now. They do work.

Indii
03-09-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,585
Posted By INDII

Sounds like you are removing part of the bearing...

Sounds like you are removing part of the bearing wall below. Since you dont want a "dropped header" have you considered a flush beam? Same as a dropped header but raised and sits on top of the wall...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,419
Posted By INDII

Pitching the pipe is a good idea! No chance of...

Pitching the pipe is a good idea! No chance of water laying inside the pipe. Don't forget your check valve. Good Luck!

Indii
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By INDII

That's correct Joed, I was hoping for a neutral...

That's correct Joed, I was hoping for a neutral also. I should have mentioned that to him. I suppose thats why his electrician told him it would not work. Core, I am not familiar with X10. Have you...
03-08-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By INDII

Spray and kill the mold first! Do not scrub it...

Spray and kill the mold first! Do not scrub it first. If you disturb it first you cannot contain it. Generally, spray and kill it. Cleaning it up is not needed unless that is your desire and yes it...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By INDII

I missed telling you one more thing. If you are...

I missed telling you one more thing. If you are handy and can figure out wiring, try this. Take the cover off the switch at the bottom of the stairs. (shut the power off at you panel) Remove the wire...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By INDII

There are three-way switches that work off of a...

There are three-way switches that work off of a remote. These are not reliable, at least the ones I have seen. Let me suggest this for you. Since you have an existing 3-way configuration already,...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,419
Posted By INDII

I see what your up against. OK, it looks like...

I see what your up against. OK, it looks like your coring the wall as long as you have no other exit parallel with your joists. 25 feet is a ways to pump, but I see this all the time. I did not know...
03-07-08, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,048
Posted By INDII

Renail existing 3/4 inch subfloor. Then fir up to...

Renail existing 3/4 inch subfloor. Then fir up to the bottom of your toilet flange with sleepers. You will have to rip these and nail them right on top of the floor joist below. (leave the 3/4 inch...
03-07-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,082
Posted By INDII

If you can return your skylight, then call Velux...

If you can return your skylight, then call Velux and ask them what they now have available. They have a nice flashing kit. Also for more light, into the home "flair" your top and bottom framing...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,419
Posted By INDII

I would avoid coring for a sump drain if I could....

I would avoid coring for a sump drain if I could. Can't you discharge above the top of the foundation wall I see in the picture? What in the crawl space is preventing you from raising your discharge...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,419
Posted By INDII

Seldom is a foundation wall cored for a...

Seldom is a foundation wall cored for a stormwater sump pump. Most applications go through the framing box end up between the floor joists. I must be missing something here. It would seem if you core...
03-06-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By INDII

Forgot one thing. In our area an R-30 is required...

Forgot one thing. In our area an R-30 is required in a cathedral and baffels above. FIR DOWN YOUR RAFTERS! That foam idea is a good one and the only way your going to achieve a good R-value. Good...
03-06-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By INDII

When framing a cathedral with a free standing...

When framing a cathedral with a free standing ridge or against an existing wall, (shed) the ridgeboard must be held "low", so that ventilation flows around the end (ridge cut) of the rafter and...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By INDII

Yes you want the water to get to the pit without...

Yes you want the water to get to the pit without rising above the floor first. Please re-read my other post. This involves poking holes in the side of the pit, high and low. This will "attract" the...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By INDII

Thats a challenge! Open the pit, and look inside....

Thats a challenge! Open the pit, and look inside. See if you can see where and how much water comes in. You may have to do this when its raining hard or when you see seepage out of the floor. Try...
03-06-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By INDII

Your question is a valid one. Most people plug...

Your question is a valid one. Most people plug both primary sump pump and charger into the same receptacle. (circuit) If there is an outage then neither the charger or primary pump have power, which...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By INDII

Are you certain that this "sealed" pit is a sump...

Are you certain that this "sealed" pit is a sump pit for stormwater? It may be an ejector pit for "grey" water. How many pipes do you see attached this pit? You may not even have a stormwater pit and...
03-06-08, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,422
Posted By INDII

I cant seem to send you a message. Look me up in...

I cant seem to send you a message. Look me up in phone book.

Sam Jones, Jericho rd. Sugar Grove, il.

INDII
03-04-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,422
Posted By INDII

Mark: I have no message yet, but will keep...

Mark:

I have no message yet, but will keep checking. I wonder if its working ok.....

INDII
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