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Posted By Chrisatunc

Thanks - 1. No alarm system. 2. Seems like RF...

Thanks - 1. No alarm system. 2. Seems like RF (wireless) Transmitter and Receiver set would be fine. Detached garage is 50ft from the house and the outlet/appliance is in the back of the garage so...
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Wireless monitor for fridge in detached garage.

Hello,

I see this thread is a year old but its close to what Im facing.

here we go:
*detached* garage, chest freezer, need to know when power goes off, want the alarm component to be located...
07-30-12, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

it's unconditioned. It's covered by insulation at...

it's unconditioned. It's covered by insulation at the moment but the insulation doesn't fit very well in that particular spot.
07-29-12, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Hole in subfloor beneath bathtub - close it or leave as-is?

My single-story house with a crawlspace has had slow leaks around the bathtub drains in the past. Before I bought the home, the drains were replaced but the hole in the subfloor where the wood rotten...
07-29-12, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Wet wall is open/accessible from attic - can I seal/cover/insulate it?

(Sorry, hard to find a title!)

I was in the attic of my single-story ranch home and noticed that the top of the wall between my kitchen and bathroom with most of the plumbing - the 'wet wall' - is...
05-05-12, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Hi all, I installed the fan in september 2011 and...

Hi all, I installed the fan in september 2011 and it hadn't come on yet. I went into the attic and used a hair dryer to heat up the thermostat and viola the fan came on. That's good. As I watched it...
03-01-12, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Thanks for the reply but I think one detail may...

Thanks for the reply but I think one detail may have been missed: My backsplash and side splash are detached. I need to affix them to the walls; I'm not confident they will hold if I just glue the...
02-29-12, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

new bathroom vanity/countertop and out-of-square corner

Hi all,

This must be a common problem but I have not found a previous thread that illustrates my situation.

I'm replacing my bathroom vanity and countertop. The corner is out of square and if I...
08-01-11, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Good point badeyeben; another issue I have with...

Good point badeyeben; another issue I have with the house (built 1977) is that the roof trusses shrink during the winter (when humidity drops) and pull the ceiling sheetrock away from the wall...
08-01-11, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Thnaks, y'all! Last question: I'm adding the fan...

Thnaks, y'all! Last question: I'm adding the fan to a circuit that has (up until now) been dedicated to the outlet on the garage ceiling that supports the garage door opener. I was going to add the...
07-27-11, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Attic fan installation questions

Hi all,

I have read several posts (Chandler and Airman posted in them) debating attic fans versus turbines. I hate the idea of cutting holes in the roof which is why I am leaning away from...
06-16-11, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Retiling Shower - how much backerboard?

Hi all,

(NOTE: In two minutes of searching, I couldn't find a non-floor tiling forum, and the walls thread didn't convince me it was appropriate, thus I'm posting here)

Several design/execution...
05-17-11, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Pressure Reducing Valve issues

Hi all,

When I replaced the leaking hot water heater at my mom's house this weekend, I noticed that she has water pressure of 110psi. YIKES. I was measuring this at the hose bibs on both sides of...
03-16-10, 04:48 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Dang, that was stupid. Ok, the guest password...

Dang, that was stupid. Ok, the guest password 'crbpics' should work. Thanks!
03-15-10, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Skylight placement in living room

I don't have as much light in my house as I'd like (few windows) and I'm interested in installing skylights. I'm going ot hire someone but i want to have an idea of where i could locate them.

Here...
01-15-10, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Goldstar, thanks for the reminder. The...

Goldstar, thanks for the reminder. The load-bearing wall issue is definitely the biggest factor in the design.

Pmgca, thanks for much for finding that picture! that's exactly what I had in mind -...
01-15-10, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Do they make an appliance like this? (Kitchen island)

Hello all,

I'm contemplating a major kitchen remodel. I'm sketching out different ideas but the 'cadillac' idea involves knocking out the wall between kitchen/living room and creating a large,...
12-28-09, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

The problem finally started happening enough that...

The problem finally started happening enough that I was able to recreate it when the technician came back out. The limit code was showing again, but he tested the limit switches and all of them were...
12-15-09, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Thanks for the tip. Apparently there are lots of...

Thanks for the tip. Apparently there are lots of things that could be causing the switch to open but at this point I can't recreate the problem when the repair guy shows up. I've been simply shutting...
12-11-09, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Lennox 80UHG - diag code 'primary or secondary limit switch open'

The title says it all. The diagnostic LED are 'left light slow flash, right light on' which is the code for primary or secondary switch open.

This problem happened 4 days ago for the first time,...
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Could you elaborate on this membrane you're...

Could you elaborate on this membrane you're referring to?

I 'thought' that the powerwashing was necessary to make the surface cleaning for the application of a thick, black foundation sealing...
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Foudation leaking water into crawlspace - how to attack it

(Note: I tried to search on 'foundation' but the search feature on the forum isn't working. Pardon if this gets asked all the time).

A 1950's house on a crawlspace foundation (block/brick) has a...
09-28-08, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Chrisatunc

Opinions needed: cabinet hardware

Howdy-

I have 'white' refaced cabinets with fake-brass-finish pulls and face-mounted dingy brown hinges that . Hinges might be original hinges.

I want to put nickel pulls on the doors, which is...
04-09-08, 06:22 AM
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Views: 16,970
Posted By Chrisatunc

Hi xsleeper, Thanks for your insight. I'm in...

Hi xsleeper,

Thanks for your insight. I'm in the process of working out the details and only afterwards will the contractor write the contract, so by no means am I bound to anything right now....
04-08-08, 08:02 PM
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Views: 16,970
Posted By Chrisatunc

Thanks for the insight. I'm starting to not like...

Thanks for the insight. I'm starting to not like the drywall return idea...
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