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Garbage disposer black sink cover won't stay in place

I remodeled the kitchen and we put in a new double bowl sink. I reused the old disposer and I also reused the black cover guard that goes in the sink to cover food in the disposer as it grinds.
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01-31-14, 11:59 AM
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preparing a wall (new repair) for painting

hi

just fixed a couple of cracks in my sheetrock walls. I am painting it next.

Do I put primer over the repaired part only?

what is the best way to "clean" the wall before I paint (there...
02-12-13, 03:48 PM
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Installing 120v undercabinet lighting controlled by a wall switch

I am remodeling my kitchen and want to put in 120v undercabinet xenon lights. I have existing outlets that I want to tie in to. I was planning on taking the power from an outlet by splitting the...
03-25-12, 07:54 PM
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Posted By robert smith

I am wondering how you cut the Sheetrock from...

I am wondering how you cut the Sheetrock from center of stud to center of stud. When I try that I end up hitting Sheetrock screws and the edges are ruined. The
garage drywall is taped and...
03-25-12, 05:00 PM
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Posted By robert smith

If you all are still there, I have another...

If you all are still there, I have another (related) question.

I am installing 2 circuits like we discussed. There are 2 main panels in the garage and if I move some circuits, I can open up a...
03-24-12, 03:44 PM
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Posted By robert smith

Ok but... Not wanting to waste wire and not...

Ok but...

Not wanting to waste wire and not exactly sure how long the runs will be, can I just go with 6g for
both circuits? That allows me to buy one spool.
03-24-12, 01:58 PM
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Posted By robert smith

Okay, let's get down to the nuts and bolts: ...

Okay, let's get down to the nuts and bolts:

The double oven is 6.8kW @ 120/240V

The cooktop is 9.6kW @ 120/240V

So, what size breaker and wire?

Thanks!!!!
03-24-12, 09:45 AM
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Posted By robert smith

Thanks again for the advice and I would like to...

Thanks again for the advice and I would like to do the tap off thing but...

If I add up the max output for both devices I am at close to needing a 100 amp breaker ( or a little
less), that seems...
03-24-12, 09:11 AM
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Posted By robert smith

I like the idea of tapping off but how does it...

I like the idea of tapping off but how does it work?

If both appliances need different amperage, one needs 50 and one needs 40, how do I handle that?
03-23-12, 08:58 PM
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Can I use 6/3G for both so I can just buy one...

Can I use 6/3G for both so I can just buy one spool for both?
03-23-12, 06:29 PM
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Posted By robert smith

Thanks nashkat. I can tell your advice is just...

Thanks nashkat. I can tell your advice is just out of concern to keep us safe. I
Appreciate it.

I have decided to run a new wire from the panel to the oven. I will use the
existing 40 amp...
03-22-12, 05:31 AM
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Posted By robert smith

it is not 4 wire. it has only a black, red and...

it is not 4 wire. it has only a black, red and white. I was going to connect the
ground from the appliance to the white from the service along with the white from
the appliance.

please help...
03-21-12, 08:16 PM
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Posted By robert smith

Can I do this with the wiring of my double oven?

I am replacing a stand-alone range with an older GE double oven. It is on a 40
amp circuit and according to the electrical requirements plate, 40 amp is sufficient. I assumed that I had 8 gauge...
02-27-12, 11:10 AM
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Posted By robert smith

How to wire a douible oven when I have a regular oven

Hello

You guys have always helped me and I need it now. I am doing a kitchen remodel and I am replacing a regular 4 burner electric stove/oven with a double electric oven and a separate drop in...
12-05-11, 01:37 PM
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Posted By robert smith

Please tell me more about what you mean when you...

Please tell me more about what you mean when you say " bleed
the lines enough"

Also, how could potentially 2 small prices of bread be causing this problem? I can't understand how logically this...
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Ok...I will go with Juno. There is no halo light...

Ok...I will go with Juno. There is no halo light supplier near my house.

Just FYI: what I have now is Capri lights. Ever hear of them?

Also FYI: I said I was going to add about 10 cans but...
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Posted By robert smith

I also thought about adding another circuit but...

I also thought about adding another circuit but then I googled how much cans you can have on a 15amp circuit and it said I can
Have like 10 or something and I only have 4 now and I was planning on...
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Posted By robert smith

Advice on 6" recessed cans

I want to add about 10 6" cans (already have 5 existing) and I went to local big box store and didn't like the service or the products.

My situation is I don't need IC cans nor high wattage. They...
11-22-11, 05:31 AM
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Posted By robert smith

no, no pressure reducing valve but i don't think...

no, no pressure reducing valve but i don't think i need it...we are on a well and the pressure is barely 40psi max.

i will do some investigating in the crawl space to see if I can isolate
the...
11-21-11, 11:43 AM
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Posted By robert smith

is this water hammer?

I am remodeling my kitchen and I had to reroute copper supply lines for the upstairs bathroom/laundry room. All I did was had a few elbows
and I moved the lines over 3 feet and put them in a wall...
11-19-11, 11:08 AM
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Posted By robert smith

Unfortunately i dont. I miight have to just...

Unfortunately i dont. I miight have to just decide what to do myself.
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Posted By robert smith

Is unfinished wood cheaper? I would imagine it...

Is unfinished wood cheaper? I would imagine it would be but you never know these days. Also Loews says it is special order which always jacks up the price.
11-19-11, 09:13 AM
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Posted By robert smith

They are not in the same joist bay. They would...

They are not in the same joist bay. They would all be in different bays. With the bays being 14."5" wide, drilling holes through more than one bay is probably impossible.
11-18-11, 06:47 PM
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Posted By robert smith

Cut holes just big enough for cans or go bigger?

I am remodeling kitchen and I knocked down a wall to make kitchen bigger. There are recessed lights in kitchen but not in the new part. I would like to add to the recessed lights by extending the...
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Posted By robert smith

Options for matching existing flooring (hardwood)

I am remodeling my 1991 kitchen. I knocked down a wall that
separated an unused dining room from the kitchen. The DR had a
rug. The kitchen has solid oak tongue and groove hardwood. What's...
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