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Priming new stucco

I have brand new exterior stucco which has been aged several months and is ready for priming and painting. What is the best brand and type primer to use? Is there a sealer of some sort I should use...
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Posted By Housemarried

Interior carpet source?

I have a 2003 Toyota Tundra and need to replace the interior carpet. Anyone have a source for quality carpet? I need the already molded for the vehicle type instead of the glue to the original...
03-22-05, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

What type of copper line to use?

I am having my outside central air conditioner moved around the corner. In order to save a bunch on the labor costs my air conditioner man will allow me to run the new copper lines and low voltage...
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Posted By Housemarried

Thanks for your response: I can get the...

Thanks for your response:

I can get the stainless steel rod from work.
What do you think the labor cost would be to make a 22 inch diameter circle and spot weld 15-20 straight pieces to make the...
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Posted By Housemarried

Cast iron grates for grills

I am looking for heavy duty {cast iron if possible} grate for my Weber 22.5 inch kettle grill and 13.5 inch Smokey Joe. Does anyone have any idea where I might find something? The existing grates...
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Posted By Housemarried

vapor barrier

I am in the process of turning my carport into a garage. I have cut the existing slab to pour a thicker footing for the walls. My plans approved by the city does not call for a vapor barrier...
05-13-03, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

The name is Gloriosa Superba - my neighbor has a...

The name is Gloriosa Superba - my neighbor has a field of them and allowed me to dig up a dozen of those bulbs. no plants yet! I have a HUGE honeybell orange tree whose lower limbs were trimmed...
05-04-03, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

What is a "Gloryolis" Lily?

Let me preface by saying I am in the South Florida area.
I have been offered an unlimited supply of {spelling?} Gloryolis Lily bulbs. Can anyone tell me anything about this plant? Is it good for...
09-11-02, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Housemarried

I also was talked into the joint compound fiasco...

I also was talked into the joint compound fiasco for the walls of my house. It looked like a birthday cake gone bad!

The rental center had a neat sander for drywall. It was a wand about six feet...
08-30-02, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

Thanks Juicehead, I am a proud new homeowner...

Thanks Juicehead,

I am a proud new homeowner who is even more proud when I can say "I did it myself and it is above the standard"

I think it was destiny that I had to add an extra circuit to my...
08-29-02, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

Wgoodrich, THANK YOU! I now see where I...

Wgoodrich, THANK YOU!

I now see where I think the city inspector's confusion came from and that my corrections coincide with the NEC, the city inspector and the code requirements.
08-28-02, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

Hey John, glad to hear {read} from you! ...

Hey John, glad to hear {read} from you!

Looking further into a corrective plan of action I will be able to alternate the circuits for the counter AND have a separate circuit for the over head...
08-28-02, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

TO OTHERS WHO ASSISTED ME APPROPRIATELY, PLEASE...

TO OTHERS WHO ASSISTED ME APPROPRIATELY, PLEASE DISREGARD THIS MESSAGE

Broadway,

I welcome yours and others assistance if you choose to provide it. Unless you are aware of the entire situation...
08-28-02, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

PATTBAA, Could you translate that a little...

PATTBAA,

Could you translate that a little bit?


I know I have to have at least two circuit breakers in my kitchen for my three outlets. {A and B} I understand that completely...
Do I have...
08-27-02, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

I have three counter outlets - two on one circuit...

I have three counter outlets - two on one circuit and one on its own circuit - this meets code? The outlets on either side of the stove are on circuit A and the outlet on the opposite wall is on...
08-27-02, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

Thanks! I now have 7 circuit breakers for an...

Thanks!

I now have 7 circuit breakers for an 8'x10' kitchen! When I bought the house I only had 10 screw-in fuses in a 100 amp panel for the entire house!
08-23-02, 05:02 AM
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Posted By Housemarried

Thanks Juicehead, The 12/3 solution is safe...

Thanks Juicehead,

The 12/3 solution is safe and to code. Otherwise I have to completely rip out kitchen cabinets, sinks and drywall - a 7 month long kitchen remodel just to to wire one outlet!
...
08-21-02, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

PATTBAA and SBERRY27 I cannot thank you enough! ...

PATTBAA and SBERRY27 I cannot thank you enough! I know I can run both required kitchen circuits using the 12/3 idea IF and this is a big IF! I do not have to alternate the feeds of the outlets.
...
08-20-02, 09:44 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

kitchen circuits and I am in a bind!!!

I am sorry to read that WG {and possibly John Nelson} may have left the forum. John along with others discovered an important code violation in my kitchen wiring that must be corrected before my...
08-20-02, 08:50 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

kitchen circuits {and time constraint}

I am sorry to read that WG {and possibly John Nelson} may have left the forum. John along with others discovered an important code violation in my kitchen wiring that must be corrected before my...
08-19-02, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Housemarried

Thanks again John for your responses, ...

Thanks again John for your responses,

PLEASE, can you answer a few more questions?

I have plenty of capacity in my main and sub panels to correct my mistakes and not cause any type of overload....
08-19-02, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Housemarried

I agree with you on keeping on their good side! ...

I agree with you on keeping on their good side! The city is VERY strict on their code enforcement, permitting and inspections. But their work has help produce a nice little town.

I can move the...
08-19-02, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Housemarried

Thanks for your response John Nelso, The way...

Thanks for your response John Nelso,

The way it was explained to me by the inspector {which it wouldn't surprise me if he was incorrect} was the fridge, dishwasher and disposal counts as two...
08-19-02, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Housemarried

This is what I have: One circuit for the...

This is what I have:

One circuit for the fridge

One circuit for the dishwasher

One circuit for the disposal

One circuit for the countertop and lights {5 outlets and two lights}
08-19-02, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Housemarried

Thanks FreddyG and Wirenut33 I knew what I...

Thanks FreddyG and Wirenut33

I knew what I had done made sense - thanks! If I can ever get the guy to pay me the $100 he owes me for losing this bet I will split it with you!

On the Dishwasher...
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