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Anybody? Any information would be appreciated. ...

Anybody? Any information would be appreciated.

Thanks
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Garage concrete apron and wall

Need some help on what concrete to use on adding a new layer of top coat to my old garage apron. It's all cleaned/ power washed and so on. I have a bag of sakrete masonary coating. But I think...
02-06-20, 06:45 AM
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Posted By mikecsti

Thanks guys, I do have all the tools to...

Thanks guys,

I do have all the tools to sweating copper lines, I'm just not great at it, need to practices more.

got it on the drain and vent, good call on the backwater valve. I had a problem...
01-31-20, 08:59 AM
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Sorry about that, see below. The pump is not...

Sorry about that, see below. The pump is not installed yep. In blue is what the pictures are showing, red is what I want to do.

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01-25-20, 11:59 AM
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Posted By mikecsti

Any info would be great, thanks

Any info would be great, thanks
01-22-20, 06:50 AM
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Neeed some help on sewer drain

Hey Guys,

In my basement I have a 2" copper sewer line that takes the kitchen sink and washing machines. I want to add a utility sink with a pump to the 2" sewer line. I also want to change the...
08-14-19, 09:32 AM
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Posted By mikecsti

bay/bow window replacement

I have a 74x75 bay window in my kitchen that needs to be replaced. what are the average coast for this window?

got one price for an Anderson 400 bow for $7,800 installed. Plus is it's wood to...
02-08-19, 05:36 AM
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Posted By mikecsti

They are not. No holes at all in the doors. there...

They are not. No holes at all in the doors. there just a slab.

They came out good, a little gap between them. It looks like the sides came out to .0625" and I do have 1/8" on the top. so I have a...
02-07-19, 09:40 AM
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Posted By mikecsti

Thanks guys. The doors say max cut on each side....

Thanks guys. The doors say max cut on each side. max was 1/2" on the sides and top and 1" on bottom.

I cut it with my circle saw last night, it's nice and straight.

I did check all opening...
02-06-19, 06:45 AM
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door cutting questions

I'm replacing the interior doors in my house. I bought 6 panel pine slab doors. The closet doors slabs measure 24" each. My closet measured 46.5" I know I need to cut the doors but how much play...
01-18-18, 07:22 AM
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Posted By mikecsti

Any input on this would be great. If it's not...

Any input on this would be great. If it's not right please tell me the right way to do this.

Thanks
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Posted By mikecsti

My garage doors are wood. There always covered in...

My garage doors are wood. There always covered in water too. It just pours off when I open the garage door. Would it be better if I buy new insulated garage doors and windows? The windows are also...
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Posted By mikecsti

okay, so my best bet is to get one of those DIY...

okay, so my best bet is to get one of those DIY ac/heat units. that hang on the wall and the exhaust and water go out to that little unit out side.
01-12-18, 05:57 AM
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need some input on existing foundation wall with living space on the othere side

House was built in 61. 8" block foundation, about 6" of soil above the floor level. And half buried in the bathroom. Not shore what kind of footing is there, I doubt it's to frost 42" here. I have a...
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with a Mr. heater mh18b portable propane heater with it dry my garage

I need to come up with a way to dry my garage from moisture. it's always damp this time of year because of the car coming in wet with snow. The garage is insulated and it's half buried on one side....
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okay, thank you. So when the valve is shut and if...

okay, thank you. So when the valve is shut and if I turn on the boiler the gauge would read in the red because the pump is sucking but it's not getting anything, is that right? So it would be a good...
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Posted By mikecsti

thanks for the link, Yep, I have it the right...

thanks for the link, Yep, I have it the right way. The screw is about to fall off so that means it's closed. When I closed the valve I can see the pin go into the valve meaning it's closed but if...
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Posted By mikecsti

Problem with oil tank shut off

I have a firomatic safety valve I think it's called. My oil tank and this valve was replaces 4 years ago. I went to turn off the valve to change the oil filer and well it was not off, I caught it in...
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Posted By mikecsti

Water leak, what thread sealer to use

I'm going to do my yearly tune on my boiler but I want to fix a problem it has.
1. where the back flow valve is, it's 3/4" copper threaded to the copper line to the expansion tank. It's got a slow...
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Posted By mikecsti

A/C-heat duct sealing and insulating

I need some advice on what is the best way to seal and insulate in these two areas.

1. basement, there is insulation in the ceiling that is open. There is no insulation on the walls at all. It's a...
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Posted By mikecsti

okay thanks for the info.

okay thanks for the info.
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CFLs to LEDS will it fix blinking problem

I have a fan that takes old school 4 - 40 watt bulbs max, I put the fan in back in 2012. I put in 3 cfl and kept one old bulb. Due to when you run 4 cdfs they would blink and hum and then blow the...
03-04-16, 03:29 PM
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Posted By mikecsti

63615 Ok try this picture. It's just of the...

63615

Ok try this picture. It's just of the connections.
03-04-16, 04:45 AM
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Sewer drain connection question

This is what I have and what I'm dealing with. I have a 1 1/2" copper stack coming down the wall with a "T" fitting. From the T it comes out horizontal for 2' with 1 1/2" copper pipe then goes into a...
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Posted By mikecsti

Sorry I should of gave more details. This is a...

Sorry I should of gave more details. This is a half bath. The floor is a concrete slab on grade on one wall, but the other wall has about two feet of back fill on the other wall. The walls are 4"...
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