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01-10-08, 08:48 PM
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Posted By rescraft

moisture barrier

I'm tiling a small kitchen. Had the tile removed down to the slab, I'm left with cutback adhesive. I want to put a moisture barrier (redgaurd?) down---- should moisture barrier or the skimcoat of...
09-16-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By rescraft

sewer repair

What are the best brand no-hub couplings? I'm having to patch a small section of my main line(at the joint) where roots got in. Will roots be able to work their way inside the nohubs?
08-17-07, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By rescraft

There is no bonding lug that I could see--I've...

There is no bonding lug that I could see--I've seen them before and are familiar with them. If this were an instance where it did need to be bonded, the only metal in the vacinity would be the supply...
08-16-07, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By rescraft

jet tub electrical

This came up during home inspection "The masterbath jet tub's pump is not bonded". It is plugged into a working GFCI outlet under the access hatch.Is this okay? I think the inspector was thinking of...
Replies: 2
Views: 4,468
Posted By rescraft

connecting RG59 and RG6

Is it okay to connect RG59 to RG6? The original RG59 comes in through a common wall and would be very difficult to run home runs. Some of the existing RG59 in the home is worn/deteriorated so I was...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By rescraft

HD question w/satellite

If you have either a LCD or plasma TV with an integrated HDtuner, do you still need a seperate HD receiver to view HD channels? I have DirectTV now. Once the service is upgraded to HD, I was...
09-18-06, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By rescraft

Thanks for the reply. In order to put these lines...

Thanks for the reply. In order to put these lines into service now would entail repiping the rest of the house (2 baths) as they feed off of this line. These "insurance lines" would be empty, but...
09-18-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,341
Posted By rescraft

koa install

I'm looking at installing some Brazillian koa, 3/8 slolid on my slab floors (420 sq ft) and was wondering what the opinions are on glue down or floating in this application, pros/cons. My slab has...
09-18-06, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 28,726
Posted By rescraft

Home Depot sells the premade corners by Otaey for...

Home Depot sells the premade corners by Otaey for just this purpose. I've used them many times w/success. They are usually in a cubbyhole somewhere near where you got the liner. If you don't see, ask...
09-17-06, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By rescraft

pipes in slab

I'm moving a kitchen island about 3 ft which now has hot/cold water supply to it.(slab) My question is, before I move the island I would like to bury a couple of capped off lines (hot/cold) from...
09-17-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By rescraft

tile install and concrete slab cracks

I'd like to install tile in the kitchen but have several cracks in the slab (removed vinyl tiles). I'll fill them but was wondering what can I do before install in case other cracks develop later on...
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Views: 7,743
Posted By rescraft

laminate to carpet transition

I'm installing laminate in a room where it butts up to carpet. The carpet edge is finished with the "J" channel w/integrated tack strip. My question is when transitioning from laminate to carpet, I...
05-02-06, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By rescraft

top plate attachment

I will be pushing a wall further out under a suspended (sheetrock) ceiling and since the new wall will be non-load bearing, what's the best way to attach the wall's top plate? Should the rock on the...
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By rescraft

23ga Pc

My PC 23 ga pinner is not advancing the pins; must reload in order to fire. Have taken nose apart to check for a jam--none.Any ideas?
Thanks,bill
03-23-06, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By rescraft

It is outdoors.

It is outdoors.
03-23-06, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By rescraft

Yes, it is within sight, about 20' to one side of...

Yes, it is within sight, about 20' to one side of the spa.
03-23-06, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By rescraft

spa GFCI subpanel

A friend of mine is replacing a hot tub. The existing GFCI subpanel (w/disconnect) is going to be replaced with a new unit supplied w/spa. The 2005 NEC says the subpanel should be a minimum of 5 ft...
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By rescraft

Thanks for the reply. Contacted emachines and...

Thanks for the reply. Contacted emachines and said they can no longer get that motherboard and a 3rd party mobo would cause software conflicts. By the time I'd buy a new mobo, have it shipped and a...
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By rescraft

That's what I was afraid of. Without that disc,...

That's what I was afraid of. Without that disc, since it has the OS on it, I'd have to get an OEM copy of WinXP to be sure. On the upside, she'll always have a clean copy of the OS; that should get...
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By rescraft

smoking motherboard

My aunt's emachine desktop's (amd athlonXP 2400) motherboard shorted out inside and needless to say, is toast. My question is, since its an emachine and some things inside are no doubt proprietary,...
02-16-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By rescraft

Imagine if we all could be right only part of the...

Imagine if we all could be right only part of the time? And have no one to be accountable to?

That's called politics!
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By rescraft

If your 14 yr old son is anything like my 13 and...

If your 14 yr old son is anything like my 13 and 16 yr old sons, what you get for $5-700 will soon bore him. Why? Mostly kids that age are into games--
(read HIGH OCTANE video/cpu/ram) You're just...
Replies: 14
Views: 6,254
Posted By rescraft

Do you know if your ethernet port is a seperate...

Do you know if your ethernet port is a seperate card (on back of case near bottom) or is it on the motherboard (usually a little bit higher up) If its a integrated ethernet port on the motherboard,...
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By rescraft

This may sound silly, but, could you have...

This may sound silly, but, could you have mistakenly switched them? On the back of the case is a small icon of both the mouse and keyboard next to each socket where they plug in. Double check. If you...
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By rescraft

First, backup ANYTHING you even think you might...

First, backup ANYTHING you even think you might need later on--pics, bookmarks, docs etc. Then, since its a Dell, you should have a restore disk. Insert disc--system should autostart installation. If...
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