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02-04-14, 08:22 AM
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Calvert, thanks for your posts. >> unclear why...

Calvert, thanks for your posts.
>> unclear why you want to insulate the floor if you are not heating the room?
I have two cold rooms, one of which is heated, so I want to add some insulation to...
02-02-14, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Eklmn

The room is located between house and garage....

The room is located between house and garage. It's not heated.

>> I don't know how you are going to get a material adequately attached to the underside of the joists easily considering that dense...
02-02-14, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Eklmn

Red face Underside of floor joists material for cellulose insulation

- Cold room, wood floors, no insulation.
- Idea is to close underside of joists to dense pack with cellulose insulation
- One foot below floor is sand, it is dry there (no water).

Question 1. is...
01-30-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Eklmn

Thanks XSleeper, I will be checking for the doors!

Thanks XSleeper, I will be checking for the doors!
01-30-14, 06:06 PM
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Views: 873
Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb How to install door to open outside?

I plan to replace a glass patio door with wall and regular door.
The patio door opens outside.
Can I install regular door to open outside, how? Can I simply turn around door frame and install to...
05-31-11, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eklmn

Got it. Going to pull ground from the box. Thanks!

Got it. Going to pull ground from the box. Thanks!
05-30-11, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Eklmn

Thanks Joe, I opened electrical circuit box...

Thanks Joe,

I opened electrical circuit box and found that all conduits include ground wires.
The problem still exists as some electrical distributing lines go via other old circuit box that does...
05-28-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eklmn

Smile Adding ground to existing home wiring

I want to add ground wires to all non-grounded circuits in my house. Wires are distributed to its locations in the basement in hard or flexible steel conduit.

1. Can I put a few ground wires next...
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Views: 37,544
Posted By Eklmn

Thanks gregtech! I checked everything, but...

Thanks gregtech!
I checked everything, but relied on my visual test of brake bulbs. Tested then with battery. They are burned out.
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Views: 37,544
Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb I can see the splice in the left corner of the...

I can see the splice in the left corner of the trunk. Some wires go to the middle brake light, all others go to the rear.

1) I could not find a connector anywhere along the wires in the trunk...
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Views: 37,544
Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb The switch has four wires: red, dark-green,...

The switch has four wires: red, dark-green, brown-black and white-black (stripes).

Closing Red x white-black lights on 3rd rear brake bulb.

Crossing Voltage Amps
Red x...
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Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb Honda Accord Rear Brake lights out but 3rd Rear brake light in the rear window

I have a 2005 Honda Accord Coupe.
Rear brake lights are out when I press brake, however the 3rd brake light in the rear window lights up.

- The bulbs are fine, they light up from the battery.
...
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Views: 3,379
Posted By Eklmn

Could you tell me what material was used for...

Could you tell me what material was used for closing the flue and if it was done from the top of the chimney or from the fireplace area?
Thank you
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Posted By Eklmn

Exclamation Closing unused flue chimney

I have a chimney attached externally to the house that is 50+yo. The chimney has three clay flues. Only one is used by oil furnace.
I do not plan to use the other two flues that are supposed for...
03-30-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,029
Posted By Eklmn

Exclamation Attic vents insulation

One more question. I have several a/c vents connected to a/c located in the attic. Each a/c vent that goes down to the ceiling of the second floor looks as metal box that is connected to a/c via...
03-30-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,029
Posted By Eklmn

d00bs, could you tell me (give full...

d00bs,
could you tell me (give full description) what exact tube should I buy. Looking for 1" 1/4 ID
03-09-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,029
Posted By Eklmn

Thanks d00bs, I feel more confident now even...

Thanks d00bs,
I feel more confident now even though underestimated the work as just attic preparation may take a month for me :-)

Igor
03-02-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,029
Posted By Eklmn

Jim, many thanks for your great post. I am...

Jim,
many thanks for your great post.

I am still hesitating whether get to walls from inside or outside as I have wallpaper that probably have to be totally replaced in entire house after the...
03-02-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,029
Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb Attic and Walls insulation nuances

After reading multiple great posts on this site I decided to insulate attic and walls with cellulose.

Property info: house 50+ years old, state MA.

Attic questions:

1) Currently have...
10-02-06, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb Junipers grow slow by their description. The...

Junipers grow slow by their description.
The area is exposed to sun all day. I do not water them at all as it's too far and too much :-)
I am afraid that annuals won't survive.

Thanks
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Views: 5,311
Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb Hi Pendragon, ice maker was optional for...

Hi Pendragon,

ice maker was optional for this model at SEARS, so I do not have it. I prefer hot milk and tea :-)

> you could lock the panel
What did you mean here?

1. I thought I could...
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Views: 5,311
Posted By Eklmn

GE refrigerator: Turning off water dispenser

Just bought GE Profile refrigerator PFS22SISSS that has water dispenser.
I do not want to use it and did not connect water line.
The refrigerator makes noise like buzz very often probably due to...
09-02-06, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By Eklmn

Lightbulb Thanks! I printed three calendars. Each one is...

Thanks!
I printed three calendars. Each one is different and gives good understanding of what really should be done.

Here are more links I found useful:

Lawn care calendar:...
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