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Txs Pros.

Let me understand this right. Are you suggesting that i should turn the directions in all the rooms?
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Laminate direction -- Check the pic

Fellow DIYers

I'm attaching my plan to install laminate. Am i picking the right directions?

I have a ugly passage near Bedroom #4 in the pic [Look at LHS - Bottom]. Install plan:

- Start in...
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i was hoping to get more responses. If anyone has...

i was hoping to get more responses. If anyone has links to making transitions, please post.
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Transition - 12mm to 7mm - Laminate cliff

Folks

Planning to do laminate throughout the house. Two areas are giving me headache.

First, what i'm installing - 12 mm laminate

1) Family room has carpet to Tile (Tile is part of huge...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-12-11, 06:09 PM
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Posted By rum4diy

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Thanks everyone. i called few service providers as per A.O.Smith website. since tank is under warranty, they will come out, check it and replace. $200 for installation.

Any other way to get the...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-12-11, 08:07 AM
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Hi I did some test in the morning. -...

Hi

I did some test in the morning.

- left all the hot water tap open
- closed the drain valve [i had it open connected to hose to drain before]
- kept power OFF
- turn cold water intake...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-11-11, 11:13 PM
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Posted By rum4diy

a o smith water heater - leak issue

Hi

My 3 year old A O Smith Electric Water Heater is leaking from the top. It was installed with new house in 2007 - 3 1/2 years old. I need assistance to find out the source of the leak. I'm based...
05-24-10, 09:16 AM
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Thanks everyone for the great advise.

What's the best way to perform leak test - in particular how to block weep holes. Where are they located - how many if there is such a number -and how to...
05-20-10, 04:35 PM
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Posted By rum4diy

Link to the pics: Bathroom pictures by...

Link to the pics:
Bathroom pictures by e36bmw2009 - Photobucket (http://s797.photobucket.com/albums/yy252/e36bmw2009/Bathroom/)
05-19-10, 11:10 PM
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Indeed. It's the first time with tiling.

I must clarify that the drain and the membrane - looks like a thick plastic at the shower pan intact. We were removing the tiles and the bedding mortar...
05-19-10, 10:03 PM
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Shower base - retile & bed question

We undertook a small project to retile the shower - had standard white 2x2 and trying to replace it with 6x6.

The bathroom is on 2nd floor. The shower is in the corner with 3 feet wall and glass...
05-19-10, 09:34 PM
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I know i should have done this before posting. I measured the runs from installation to the sink and it's coming out to be 28 ft. Hope it won't be a issue.
05-10-10, 10:36 PM
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Thanks for the quick responses.

Will there be an issues if i have to raise the pipe to end up in sink i.e. I will be running pipe around the edges [read at floor level]. From that i need to raise...
05-10-10, 05:04 PM
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Posted By rum4diy

Drainage line

I talked to local county inspector for permit inspection. I was advised that the most common violation is the connection of discarge line to sewer - no lines in the grass and air gap to prevent...
05-03-10, 10:58 AM
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Thanks Andy for detailed response. Few correction in my post which may have lead to the confusion:

- i talked with three different water softening company [1 was Kinetico, other 2 were from local...
04-30-10, 10:55 PM
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Just finished a review from a local water softener company. I decided to get few inputs to educate myself. I got recommendation for a Charger system - based on Clack valves.

I think it's unanimous...
04-29-10, 03:05 PM
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What about salt grid? I was reading brochure from one of the local vendor and it was recommended item to prevent 'salt bridging to greatly reduce the number of salt fills'. I never heard about this...
04-28-10, 01:52 PM
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Thanks for the responses.

I'm more leaning towards Flex 7000SXT as i am pretty sure that i have 1' plumbing but i will check it before ordering.

It also looks like programming this would be bit...
04-28-10, 10:54 AM
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Posted By rum4diy

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Thanks Bob999 for your response.

I am bit confused between Fleck 7000SXT and 5600SXT along with old mechanical based 5600.

- What is main difference between 7000SXT and 5600SXT?
- Are...
04-27-10, 06:39 PM
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Posted By rum4diy

What does the C-249 resin provide that's not...

What does the C-249 resin provide that's not included in the resin which ships with a given system? Is it additional or it's just a better replacement of what's already installed in the system.
04-27-10, 06:08 PM
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Posted By rum4diy

CS1 EE vs Flex 7000 SXT

Forum-members

New to DIY in plumbing. But trying to decide on water softeneing system.

Water results based on local county website:
City water
Hardness - 15
Chorline - 3
Cupper - 0.78
Lead...
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