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Tub discoloration

Our basement drain was clogged last night. I poured in some drain cleaner in it and it slowly unclogged. The weird thing is our upstairs tub seemed be discolored from the fumes. I poured a large...
06-15-07, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Installing Beaded tongue and groove

I had a sewer backup issue in my basement. I have fixed the issue but I remove about 2 feet of drywall. I am looking at installing 32 inched beaded tongue and groove. I am looking putting up 1/2 in....
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

sounds good

Thanks I'll do that
06-11-07, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

clarification

I have a bathroom fan a couple of inches a way from a junction box. Can I use the Bathroom fans box as a junction box?
I would think so. I would need worry about how many wires are in the box. Am...
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Concerned about discoloration of painted cabinetery

I am worried about a painted entertainment center. May it discolor with Bleach and water?
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Discoloration of painted wood cabinets

Do I need to worry about discoloration using bleach and water?
06-10-07, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Junction Box and Bath fan and light fixture

I have junction box next to a Bathroom fan/lights. Can I move the junction box wires in the Bathroom fan/lights box? Are there issues with this that I need to consider?


Thanks,
Pete
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Decking over concrete stairs

Hi,
I am looking to add a front entry deck. How do I deck over existing concrete stairs? Is there any good reference material?

Thanks
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Thanks

I through out a bunch a drywall, carpet, tiles, and pergo flooring. The sewer water came up between 1-2 inches. I'll probably go with bleach and water. I am also going to check out Mold Control 500....
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Cleaning sewer damaged products

What do you recommend using to clean the base of products that were in sewer water? Does any know what servicemaster uses? The items that need to be cleaned are wood legs to a sofa, base units of a...
05-09-07, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Yes it was city line

The city found a root that clogged their line. They are assuming some cut it out of theirs and pushed it into the cities line. For this reason the city is not being found at fault. The city is...
05-08-07, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

preventing sewer backflow

The City's sewer backed-up into my basement. It was coming up through the shower drain, toilet seal, and floor drain. The cleanout is in my basement bathroom. How can I prevent this? Are there...
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

You're right I did misspell it. But I haven't...

You're right I did misspell it. But I haven't found a store that sells them in house yet (Homedepot, Lowes). I see it being sold online but that is it.
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Question Wheel Barrel hanger

Does anyone know were you can find Wheel Barrel hangers?

Thanks,
Pete
01-30-07, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Thanks, I talked to the installer and he said...

Thanks,
I talked to the installer and he said the ranges all have the 3 prong with a round one which is a 50 AMP outlet. So I will go with the 30 AMP breaker and the 50 AMP outlet. He said 30 AMP...
01-29-07, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Question 40 Amp Breaker, 50 AMP outlet (30 Amp Dual Fuel Range)

In planning for my Dual fuel range (30 Amp required). I have 8 Awg wire running form outlet to box. Should I go with a 40 AMP breaker or 30 AMP breaker? The only range outlet I could find is a 50 AMP...
01-18-07, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Thanks, I wish we could move the waste pipe...

Thanks,
I wish we could move the waste pipe lower. The Waste pipe runs behind cabinets. I don't know what to do.
We could go with out it but then I have a hole in soapstone countertop. I guess a...
01-18-07, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Question Disposal outlet below waste line in wall

I have a deep sink and I want to install disposal on it. The outlet on the disposal is about an inch lower than the waste pipe. Can I do this?

What I think I know?
The water seal needs to be 2"...
01-15-07, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

I talked to installer. He said it was commonly...

I talked to installer. He said it was commonly done this way. They use epoxy not caulk. The fear is caulk could damage the soapstone. If they would epoxy the backsplash to the wall then it would be...
01-15-07, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

I have romex cable entering a metal box so I have...

I have romex cable entering a metal box so I have metal clamp that is screwed securely on the outside of the box. I don't want to fix and repair the drywall myself and I don't really want the...
01-14-07, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Caulking the back splash

I just had soapstone countertop put in with a soap stone back splash. They didn't caulk behind the backsplash between the wall and the soapstone. Is that typical and recommended?
I am sure they...
01-14-07, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Stupid Drywaller

Thanks for all the replies. I taped the wires And the put some plastic bags in there for extra protection. I found out the plastic bags were making it difficult to cut out the drywall holes so the...
01-02-07, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Question Electrical outlet cabinet sink

For the outlet for a disposal under the sink cabinet: Do I need armored cable? Or can I use Romex cable?
12-26-06, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Moving a wall vent to cabinet toekick

Are there any websites available on how to move a wall vent to a base cabinet toe-kick?
What parts (adapters) do I need and what they look like?

I am installing cabinets in the kitchen where...
12-14-06, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Pete_NewToThis

Thanks. It sounds to me like they are over...

Thanks. It sounds to me like they are over thinking this.
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