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03-28-17, 06:48 AM
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Posted By MIdCityChef

Just wanted to make sure the main could handle it...

Just wanted to make sure the main could handle it before even changing the sub. So replace the 30a with 2P50A, add a 2P50A in the garage and install the outlet with 6/2?

Sounds quite simple. ...
03-27-17, 09:20 PM
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Posted By MIdCityChef

install outlet for 220 welder in garage

Hello!! Iím looking to power a Lincoln 225 welder in my garage. Hereís the main panel- garage is fed by 30A breaker and 6 gauge wire, i think. Can I do it?

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Posted By MIdCityChef

Junction box between studs with obstacle

Hello! Hope this is the right forum.

I'm installing two sconces in my bathroom, trying to keep them equidistance from the center of the sink. On one side this is fine, the other I have an issue. ...
11-03-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By MIdCityChef

Yes, I got a larger box, so it should all fit....

Yes, I got a larger box, so it should all fit. Thanks again
11-03-16, 11:55 AM
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Views: 561
Posted By MIdCityChef

After checking almost every outlet, then switch,...

After checking almost every outlet, then switch, and even pulling down a ceiling fan, I finally found the junction it came from. Unfortunately, it's tucked away in a tiny triangle of attic above my...
11-01-16, 08:17 AM
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Posted By MIdCityChef

I mapped all the circuits shortly after we bought...

I mapped all the circuits shortly after we bought the house. It is the end of the line, and shares with the kitchen, living room and a bedroom. Guess I'll start with the closest and work my way out....
10-31-16, 01:23 PM
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Posted By MIdCityChef

Tracing wires to junction

I'd like to removed a bath Im remodeling from the current (haha) circuit it is on, and give it a dedicated line. I've run new lines to the bath, but now i have live wires that I don't need. Is...
10-26-16, 05:12 AM
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Views: 3,108
Posted By MIdCityChef

There is no solenoid valve. It has a float that...

There is no solenoid valve. It has a float that releases water. Just a small motor that turns the drum. I'm not trying to put any extra strain on my ancient system. I'm pretty sure my wife would...
10-25-16, 11:11 PM
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Views: 3,108
Posted By MIdCityChef

I donít fully understand your response. Is...

I donít fully understand your response.

Is there a way to lose the transformer and power the humidifier from the furnace? Itís just a small motor that turns a drum.
10-25-16, 05:52 PM
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Views: 3,108
Posted By MIdCityChef

I have a CO detector. HVAC guy suggested it when...

I have a CO detector. HVAC guy suggested it when we had some new ducts/returns installed. He checked it out then. It was about 2-3 years ago.

Hereís a link for better photos, i hope
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10-25-16, 03:06 PM
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Views: 3,108
Posted By MIdCityChef

Wiring bypass humidifier to furnace

I installed a bypass humidifier last season, and installed a receptacle for it. Iím upgrading my bathroom, and need the circuit.

I want to wire it so it only comes on when the heat turns on,...
10-03-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By MIdCityChef

Scratch that last one. I googled it. Something...

Scratch that last one. I googled it. Something else I saw on the all-knowing google - no vents is required if a 2" drain is within 5 feet of the stack?
10-03-16, 11:18 AM
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Views: 887
Posted By MIdCityChef

Chandler, you've been such tremendous help. Thank...

Chandler, you've been such tremendous help. Thank you.

I'm sure we're getting way off topic of insulation, and I apologize. Does the ptrap have to be directly underneath the drain? I never...
10-02-16, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By MIdCityChef

Bathroom wiring

Hello! Remodeling my 2nd story bath. Questions about wiring.

I plan to have 2 outlets over the vanity, 3-4 can lights (one being in a shower stall), wall sconce and a vent fan. All fed into this...
09-29-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By MIdCityChef

Dayum! I'll use schluter as far up the...

Dayum!

I'll use schluter as far up the walls as the tile goes.

I don't want to put a fan in the shower stall. I already have one for the bathroom. I've already replaced the roof and decking...
09-29-16, 11:16 AM
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Views: 887
Posted By MIdCityChef

Another question - I'll be installing a light in...

Another question - I'll be installing a light in the shower. My concern with that being that directly above the shower is attic space. I dont want any extra humidity getting into that space. ...
09-29-16, 08:03 AM
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Views: 887
Posted By MIdCityChef

After a lot of youtube videos, reading and...

After a lot of youtube videos, reading and research I plan to go with this :

Schluter Kerdi-Shower 48 in. x 48 in. Shower Kit in PVC with Stainless Steel Drain Grate-KK122PVCE - The Home Depot...
08-22-16, 09:32 AM
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Posted By MIdCityChef

This is what I had in mind for the pan. ...

This is what I had in mind for the pan.

https://youtu.be/aKY2TjNUpYI?list=PLE025D61CF6E3515B
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Views: 1,113
Posted By MIdCityChef

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. The...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions.

The water runs toward the door, instead of away, because the floor is shifting. water is getting under it and eroding the soil. A crack has developed a few...
08-15-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By MIdCityChef

What goes behind the shower?

Hello! I think this is the correct forum.

Iím renovating a closet and adding it to my bathroom. They are on the second floor of a cape cod, in a dormer. The shower will be in the outside...
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Views: 1,113
Posted By MIdCityChef

It is a solid wooden door. I’ll give you my best...

It is a solid wooden door. I’ll give you my best guess as to what is happening with the water.
The garage has a poured concrete floor, with a block foundation. No wood within 8 inches of the...
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Views: 1,113
Posted By MIdCityChef

Garage door repair/seal

The bottom section of my garage door is rotting away. When it rains, the water runs toward the door instead of away, and after time it began to rot. It's minimal in most places, but has a few bad...
03-22-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By MIdCityChef

Admittedly, I'm quite the novice when it comes to...

Admittedly, I'm quite the novice when it comes to electrical currents. Why didn't the breaker trip?
03-22-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By MIdCityChef

Parallel switch/receptacle wiring help

Hello!

Iím installing a light fixture and a receptacle, both switched, from one power source. Iím pretty sure I got the wiring correct, but am having a few issues-



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01-11-16, 02:22 PM
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Views: 756
Posted By MIdCityChef

Bud, coming to the rescue again! I read the...

Bud, coming to the rescue again!

I read the material on the link you attached. Iíve considered both options. My biggest factor is always cost, second being ease and time of installation. In my...
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