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02-23-10, 07:29 PM
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Posted By ewheatley

Exactly. Not the cover plate, but the actual...

Exactly. Not the cover plate, but the actual safety plugs.
02-23-10, 06:23 PM
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Posted By ewheatley

I found the problem. We have had massive snow...

I found the problem.
We have had massive snow storms here in Baltimore recently. A branch fell off of a tree last night, and knocked over an old walkway lamp that I have been meaning to replace....
02-23-10, 05:04 PM
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Posted By ewheatley

Kid + keys + receptacle, now breaker won't reset

Hello-

It's been a while. :coffee:

Last night my 4 year old stuck a key in one of the only receptacles in my house that did not have a cover :wall:

She was shocked pretty good, we took her...
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Views: 3,291
Posted By ewheatley

Thanks for the advice. I started the cleaning...

Thanks for the advice. I started the cleaning process of the aluminum siding this weekend I took a garden sprayer with 1/2 cup of TSP, 2 gallons of warm water and added some bleach for good measure. ...
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Posted By ewheatley

Sorry if I was a little confusing in my line of...

Sorry if I was a little confusing in my line of questioning.
Really, I am asking several different questions. Concerning TSP, my question was regarding the general cleaning of the brick surface and...
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Posted By ewheatley

Thanks. I wasn't planning on trying to...

Thanks.

I wasn't planning on trying to blast off the paint with the pressure washer. I really do not want to damage the brick or knock out the mortar.

My plan was to load the detergent tank...
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Posted By ewheatley

Bad paint job from previous owner. TIPS please, and sprayer advice. (PICS)

Hi-

Just to give a little background.
I am a 31 year old DIYer. I once worked a summer as a student painter a decade ago, and have also painted many, many rooms in the last 2 homes that I have...
10-03-08, 08:16 AM
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Posted By ewheatley

Move Gas Line, Run new long Dryer Vent.

Hello-

Our very old dryer has just gone up, so we decided to replace both the washer and dryer with one of those new fangled front loaders. Probably with LG TROMM.

Anyhow, our current set up in...
07-25-08, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71,349
Posted By ewheatley

Thank you both. I will double check the...

Thank you both. I will double check the measurements tonight, and hook everything back up tomorrow, with the suggested measurements. Basically though, if I have 6"-8" for the tub spout drop, and then...
07-25-08, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,403
Posted By ewheatley

So I just spoke with him. He is not going to...

So I just spoke with him.

He is not going to accept my offer for design, which sucks. Considering it had a value of $3,500 - $5,000, but I guess if the client doesn't need it, or want it then,...
07-25-08, 09:15 AM
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Views: 2,403
Posted By ewheatley

Thank you for the advice. He is suppose to...

Thank you for the advice.

He is suppose to call me back this afternoon to see if he is going to accept my proposal for graphic design services.

I offered a logo design, Business Card Design,...
07-25-08, 08:24 AM
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Posted By ewheatley

19" bathtub, how high to spout and valve?

Hello-

I purchased the Price Pfister Ashfield Tub and Shower faucet, and installed it, at the specs given by the manufacturer, which was for the valve, 30" from floor and and then from the valve,...
07-24-08, 05:14 PM
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Views: 1,794
Posted By ewheatley

Yeah. Brand new Kohler Devonshire toilet. I...

Yeah. Brand new Kohler Devonshire toilet.

I kept measuring the height of the flange, the depth under the toilet, the width of the flange, everything and couldn't figure out why on earth it would...
07-24-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By ewheatley

Okay, so I tried to set the toilet again tonight...

Okay, so I tried to set the toilet again tonight and relized something. In order for the drain hole of the toilet to line up properly with the drain in the floor, I had to remove the closet...
07-22-08, 06:44 PM
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Views: 2,403
Posted By ewheatley

Okay. After speaking with him tonight, he...

Okay. After speaking with him tonight, he clarified what I thought he said. He said that easyboard is fine to use, he just prefers to use the cement board in shower enclosures. His price sounds fare,...
07-22-08, 01:26 PM
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Posted By ewheatley

From the initial phone conversation, he...

From the initial phone conversation, he recommended cement board for the backer. He said with the weight of the porcelin tile, it needed something stronger. He said the easyboard would be fine for...
07-22-08, 01:22 PM
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Posted By ewheatley

Thanks for the advice. I am meeting with him at...

Thanks for the advice. I am meeting with him at 5.

That is plywood, but it is not staying there. I/somebody is putting in the same material as the counter top, Ceaserstone.

It is very humbling...
07-22-08, 08:29 AM
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Posted By ewheatley

Oh, and the grout on the floor changed from Beige...

Oh, and the grout on the floor changed from Beige to white.

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07-22-08, 08:08 AM
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Views: 2,403
Posted By ewheatley

The tile disaster. Where to go now?

Hello-
After tear out and installing the plywood subfloor & hardiboard, rewiring the electric and new plumbing, I thought that things were going smooth. My dad helped frame the niche and walls for...
07-21-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By ewheatley

I thought about that, but honestly that will be...

I thought about that, but honestly that will be my last resort. I have spent enough time and money as it is, and want it to look right. I spoke with a plumber that is local, and he is going to try...
07-21-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By ewheatley

Thanks. About a year ago when I was putting in an...

Thanks. About a year ago when I was putting in an attic floor, and adding more insulation, I read about the vermiculite. From what I gathered, it is safe and stable, as long as you do not mess with...
07-21-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,367
Posted By ewheatley

Sure. I'll figure out how to get it to you...

Sure. I'll figure out how to get it to you though, since the size is rather large. Send me your email address and maybe I can get it to you.

On a side note however, my "little" project is on the...
07-21-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By ewheatley

No. I put down hardibacker on top of the plywood....

No. I put down hardibacker on top of the plywood. I thought that I had raised the floor height enough, but apparently I did not. The original tile was set into a very thick mortar bed.


I am...
07-20-08, 03:07 PM
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Views: 1,794
Posted By ewheatley

Thank you kind sir. I have attached a few...

Thank you kind sir.

I have attached a few more pictures for you to take a look at. Please let me know if you need anything else.

From the top of the flange to where it joins the "t", it is 14...
07-20-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By ewheatley

Flange higher than tile. Cut or use wrench?

So I tore out the old old old tile, and thick mortar bed. installed a new subfloor and then tiled.

I go to install the toilet, and low and behold, mt flange is too high and the toilet will not sit...
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