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Question Discolored wood on stair treads

Hi all,

Our pine stairs had a stain/poly finish applied only about six inches in from the left and right. Carpet with pad was run down the center over unfinished wood.

I ripped up the carpet...
07-21-11, 07:35 AM
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Right now, the breakers are directly opposite...

Right now, the breakers are directly opposite each other in the panel and the voltage across them reads zero. So, a shared neutral isn't possible right now.

However, it wouldn't be hard to move...
07-20-11, 09:04 AM
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In the switch box, Romex from A comes down and...

In the switch box, Romex from A comes down and romex from B comes down as switch runs. So, one wire in each is always hot, and the other is the hot that powers a fixture.

The ceiling box is a...
07-20-11, 08:40 AM
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Shared neutral for just one fixture?

I want to see if I can use the existing wiring to set up a fan and fan lights on separate switches.

Here's the situation:

I have two breakers for my downstairs lights. I'll call them A and B....
02-22-08, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Gizzorge

Plastic tub surround

Hi all,

I bought a five-piece plastic tub surround from the local home improvement store, and the directions aren't too specific.

1. Should the panels overlap? When I place the side panels up...
02-18-08, 07:35 PM
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Thanks, all. I decided that I don't have...

Thanks, all.

I decided that I don't have time to replace what I want, so I am just going to replace the copper by the tub faucet and up to the shower head.

I figure I can practice soldering and...
02-18-08, 05:12 AM
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Replacing copper plumbing

Hi all,

My house has some spotty copper plumbing - it's about 40 years old, and it looks like parts have been replaced over the years.

I am remodeling a bathroom, and want to start replumbing...
02-15-08, 07:51 PM
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Greenboard paper

Hi all,

I currently have a plastic tub surround and am replacing it. As I peel it off, I notice that the top layer of paper from the greenboard comes with it. there is brown paper exposed.

Do I...
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I just wanted to follow up. Modem arrived today,...

I just wanted to follow up. Modem arrived today, did a full reset to factory specs, and it works like a charm.

Thanks for your help, folks!
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Smile Thanks! I appreciate your help! :)

Thanks! I appreciate your help! :)
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Question Used Cable modem/router security?

Hi,

I was thinking of buying a cable modem/wireless router combination on ebay. However, I have a concern that someone can alter it to gain access to my computer and network. Is this possible?...
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Oh, yeah. Sorry about that. It did fix the...

Oh, yeah. Sorry about that. It did fix the problem. In fact my phones seem louder, too.
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Well, today I came home from work and found a...

Well, today I came home from work and found a little card on my front door. I was starting to get upset, because I thought it was a "sorry we missed you" card.

Here, it turns out the tech came out...
09-27-07, 07:34 PM
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Safe?

I am planning the put up some kind of wall board up in my attached garage. I wanted to use OSB instead of drywall. However, I want to make sure I don't violate anything.

The house is all brick....
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Thanks. Well, I wanted to rule out the faulty...

Thanks. Well, I wanted to rule out the faulty wiring, and the test jack was fine. So, that was the only way I could think of doing it. I've had it hooked up like that since yesterday, and still no...
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Spent this morning troubleshooting. I cut off one...

Spent this morning troubleshooting. I cut off one end of a phone cord so I'd have a jack at one end and bare wires at the other. These are my results.

1. Hardwired corded phone to the screw...
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I am unsure. When I first moved in, both the...

I am unsure. When I first moved in, both the telco and customer parts of the NID were open a little. I have no clue how long it was like that. That is why I always suspected the NID.

The problem...
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Initially, that is what I thought. However, I...

Initially, that is what I thought. However, I flipped the main breaker to rule that out. Still static. It comes and goes but is bad when it is wet out - very random sometimes.
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Question Phone line static

Hi all,

I have had this problem since I moved into the house. There is static on the line that only I can hear. It seems like it is always there. It gets worse after it rains or if it's really...
03-31-07, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Gizzorge

Although this is an old thread, I just wanted to...

Although this is an old thread, I just wanted to say thanks for your input. I was debating on whether I really needed to put thinset underneath the backerboard of my floor. The floor is flat as can...
03-26-07, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Gizzorge

Wow. I never thought this thread would keep...

Wow. I never thought this thread would keep going months after I originally posted my question!

I took a look at the pictures you posted. You are so lucky. I ended up ripping out a 4x8 section...
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Well, it's got a peg in it that you twist to shut...

Well, it's got a peg in it that you twist to shut and close the vent. I have them all throughout my house, only they are attached to metal duct work.
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Question Butterfly Damper

Hi all,

I am remodeling a room, and there are two AC ducts in it. Each is fed by an eight inch insulated flexible duct. The circular butterfly dampers at the end that let me control the air flow...
01-03-07, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Gizzorge

Leaking J-channel

The back of my house has a large picture window. There is no eave above it, and no shelter from direct rain.

The J-channel above the window is somehow draining water behind the siding. It has been...
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Recarpeting moldy area

Hi all,

I recently ripped up some old nasty carpet and found a considerable amount of black mold under the padding. I have a feeling that this is due to a leak that since has been fixed. I have a...
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