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06-09-08, 05:40 AM
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Posted By joe30263

A Sincere Thank You!

After 6 years of a couple of hours a week, I finally finished my basement, complete with bathroom. The only work I did not do myself was the addition of a subpanel for the new circuits.

I would...
06-09-08, 05:02 AM
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Views: 3,990
Posted By joe30263

Best way to defrost frozen indoor coil?

I forgot to change our filter and now the indoor coil is frozen up. It is SLOWLY defrosting but it being 90+ here this week does anyone have any tips on speeding up the defrost? Take off the service...
07-19-07, 06:15 AM
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Views: 6,054
Posted By joe30263

Thanks!

Hello Jay,
Thanks for the reply. I took it apart and cleaned everything and it works fine now. Maybe the floater got stuck. Funny, that cutoff switch didn't cut off anything when the pump...
07-18-07, 05:35 AM
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Posted By joe30263

Condensate Pump Not Working

Last night I noticed that the condensate pump on my basement a/c is not working. Tonight I'll open it up and see if the float is stuck. Any other suggestions on repair? Also, this is a two prong plug...
05-08-07, 06:16 AM
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Views: 5,716
Posted By joe30263

Thank you for that tip. I had to run two 3"...

Thank you for that tip. I had to run two 3" screws in at the top to get it completely done, but it worked like a charm. Since the screws originally holding it in were maybe 3/4", no wonder the door...
05-01-07, 06:01 PM
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Posted By joe30263

Thanks for replying! It's a newer (okay 8 years)...

Thanks for replying! It's a newer (okay 8 years) prehung steel door. So I should put 3" screws through the existing holes in the hinges?
05-01-07, 10:44 AM
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Views: 5,716
Posted By joe30263

Exterior Door Frame Not Square - How to reshape?

My basement exterior door will not close properly and looks like it is not square. Any good guides available for the best way to reshape it? Thanks!
04-02-05, 11:49 AM
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Views: 893
Posted By joe30263

Leak over top of window

One of the windows in my basement (walk in) is letting water come over the top of the frame. I guess rain is rolling down the siding to the window frame then leaking over. What's the best way to fix...
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Views: 1,031
Posted By joe30263

Chip in sink where drain meets gasket

Hello! Just put in a new sink and when I ran water through it, I got a leak coming out where the ceramic meets the gasket underneath. When I took it apart, I notice a chip at the bottom of the sink...
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Views: 965
Posted By joe30263

Well the location would be in a spot where it is...

Well the location would be in a spot where it is at the deepest point under grade as it can get (I have a walkaround basement).

I'm still waffling...I get just a small puddle at one wall when we...
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Views: 965
Posted By joe30263

Sump Pump or not?

Hi everybody,
In the process of finishing my basement. I'm in Georgia and as a result of the heavy hurricane related rains lately, I wound up with a couple of SMALL puddles in the basement. I was...
08-27-04, 05:01 PM
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Views: 1,581
Posted By joe30263

What's Best to use for drywall corners?

Do you prefer the flex tape corner stuff or the nail on metal corners?

Joe
08-21-04, 02:23 PM
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Views: 1,140
Posted By joe30263

Thank You!!

Thank You!!
08-21-04, 09:49 AM
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Views: 1,140
Posted By joe30263

Guess my question is more like "What will stick...

Guess my question is more like "What will stick well to a fiberglass tub/shower?" more than joining drywall and fiberglass.
08-21-04, 08:24 AM
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Views: 1,140
Posted By joe30263

Drywall/shower unit not flush

I'm having difficulty getting my drywall to match up flush with the tub/shower unit. I'm thinking about using something on the nailing flange of the tub to get it flush with the drywall...any ideas?...
06-08-04, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By joe30263

Black and Decker have great plumbing and...

Black and Decker have great plumbing and electrical books.
06-08-04, 10:20 AM
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Views: 5,019
Posted By joe30263

I've been working on mine for 2 years and just...

I've been working on mine for 2 years and just now got the rough in inspection done on half of it. I'm not exactly rushing it, I only work down there when I have nothing else to do, and with 3 kids,...
06-08-04, 10:01 AM
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Views: 1,026
Posted By joe30263

Got my 1st inspection today!

Hey everybody!
Just got my basement storeroom and bath inspected (rough in). Just goes to show how helpful this forum is...I haven't done anything (big) wrong! :)

1) I can't use a Stutor on a...
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Views: 810
Posted By joe30263

Vanity on concrete or flooring?

Hello!
Should I mount a vanity directly on the concrete in a basement (and go around it with the flooring), or do the flooring, and then mount the vanity on top of the flooring?

Thanks!
Joe
04-15-04, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By joe30263

Time for an inspection?

Well after all the questions you all have answered for me, I may be ready for an inspection of a couple of rooms in my basement that I'm finishing. Over the last few weeks, I have had an electrician...
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Views: 1,146
Posted By joe30263

Leveling a slab on hill

Hello! I have two small concrete slabs by my driveway that the a/c units rest on. They are on an incline, and one of the slabs has started to list slightly. What is the best way to shim it up and...
02-04-04, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By joe30263

It's a new bathroom in the basement where there...

It's a new bathroom in the basement where there will be an occasional overnight guest but little else. I know it sounds weird but the reason I like having the switched receptacle is that several...
02-04-04, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By joe30263

GFCI and lights on single circuit?

Hi Everyone,
I wanted to bounce this off you all. I am wiring a new bathroom in my basement. What I would like to do is run one circuit to the bathroom. I'd like to have the GFCI receptacle, a vent...
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