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Most likely there was a wood burning stove on the...

Most likely there was a wood burning stove on the main floor a long time ago (there's a hole where an exhaust pipe probably once was). House was built in `48 so it probably used to have an oil...
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Like Zinserr shellac based?

Like Zinserr shellac based?
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Primer to Seal Cinder Block Chimney

I have an interior cinder block chimney (runs up through the middle of the house) that has a sort of resin that was seeping through the cracks and pores in the block and throught the paint and/or...
04-22-11, 06:23 PM
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I could, but, the joists sit on top of a cinder...

I could, but, the joists sit on top of a cinder block wall that divides the garage from the rest of the basement. If I put the drain line thru the joists, I can go over the cinder block wall. If I...
04-22-11, 04:53 PM
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^ Not really. If I went straight from this spot...

^ Not really. If I went straight from this spot to the main stack it would be about 6 feet, but there is no way I can tie into it there.
04-22-11, 02:25 PM
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Relocating Laundry Hookups (Horizontal Drain Line)

I am considering moving the laundry area in my rental to accomodate a prospective tenant. The current W/D hookups are in the basement, and the only way to get to the basement is to go outside and...
04-09-11, 09:13 AM
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Alternative to Self-Adhesive Caulk Strips

Does anyone know of an alternative to the self-adhesive 'caulk' strips they sell at the big box stores? I have tried these a few times and they don't adhere very long. It seems that they shrink and...
06-24-10, 11:50 AM
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I have the same issue with several window A/C...

I have the same issue with several window A/C units. They all collect water in the pan on the bottom. One of them (5,000 BTU) had a drain hole near the front of the pan (closest to the window) and...
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Turns out compressor was fine. A guy came out...

Turns out compressor was fine. A guy came out and tapped it and added freon for $90 and it seems to be working good now. He was just some old guy in a pickup truck I found on craigslist. His...
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GE Side by Side - Not Getting Cold

I bought a used GE 23.8 cu ft side by side (TFX24Z) refrigerator over a year ago and finally plugged it in and it is not getting cold. It was working when I went to the home of the seller. We had...
04-22-10, 09:00 PM
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I think I know some of the answers because I did...

I think I know some of the answers because I did about the same thing a few years ago with help from here, but I would go to the tile section and ask the pros:

Flooring Tile - DoItYourself.com...
04-22-10, 05:43 PM
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I was worried about the 3 foot area in the middle...

I was worried about the 3 foot area in the middle that will just be supported by the existing 3/4" counter underneath it. I hadn't thought about the 5" overhang since I saw my dad's granite hangs...
04-21-10, 08:14 AM
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I don't understand how a bathroom could be only...

I don't understand how a bathroom could be only 30" wide. How can you put a sink or a toilet in there?
04-21-10, 07:00 AM
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Support for Granite Counter

I bought a 96" x 21" x 1.25" granite counter to use to put a new top on an existing breakfast bar type thing. I was planning on just putting it on top of the existing laminate counter, which is 96"...
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Fastening Limstone Caps

I have a small brick ledge by my entryway that is currently capped with 4" thick solid cinder blocks. Now, I have some limestone pieces that are approximately 2" x 8" x 13" that I want to cap it...
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It's not really a counter - more like a homemade...

It's not really a counter - more like a homemade bar - it is higher than counter top height and the current top is 16" wide - I can go to 17.5" wide but if it goes wider than that it will get in the...
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Everything takes me longer! Was that just...

Everything takes me longer!

Was that just ceramic tile? One of the issues that put me off with the granite was that the counter needs to be about 16" wide, and most of the granite tiles I found...
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Stain or Oil Edge-Glued Wood Counter?

I have decided to use a edge-glued pine product as a counter top surface for a breakfast bar type thing in my rental. I know that this is probably not the best surface to use, but it seems to be the...
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Furnace is 80,000 BTUH & water heater is 40,000...

Furnace is 80,000 BTUH & water heater is 40,000 BTUH. Furnace has an exhaust blower.
02-11-09, 11:00 AM
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I will certainly read carefully all of the...

I will certainly read carefully all of the installation materials, but first I need to determine what I need to buy.
02-11-09, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Timinindy

Venting Gas Furnace Thread

Hello-

I have a thread in the chimneys and flues sub-forum where I am looking into installing a chimney liner for a gas furnace and gas water heater. Part of the thread deals with determining...
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I would like to get a liner that will work for my...

I would like to get a liner that will work for my current furnace which I'm guessing is 80% at best and will also work for future upgrades. Due to the layout, I don't think I would want to vent out...
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Edit to add: It is likely that at some time...

Edit to add: It is likely that at some time there was a wood burning stove, probably a long time ago. There is cover over a hole on the main floor where they probably had a wood burning stove. ...
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Posted By Timinindy

No. The only thing connected to this chimney is...

No. The only thing connected to this chimney is a gas furnace and a gas water heater.
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This never got a reply so I'm bumping it. ...

This never got a reply so I'm bumping it.

Can anyone tell me what I should be looking for if I plan to do this myself? Are there cheaper alternatives to the ones I found on the web when I...
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