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I shall try and post some pic when I can. How...

I shall try and post some pic when I can.
How long should new deck boards weather before staining them?
Do I have use end cut preservative if I'm going to stain them?
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Posted By Huggyd

Older deck at cottage

I have some work to do on a older deck, replace some boards and then paint or stain. Which brings me to my questions. If I'm replacing a few boards do I have to wait for them to season before...
05-25-16, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

Thanks for the reply, I will find out what these...

Thanks for the reply, I will find out what these 2 little screw do and go from there. I am just hoping that I don't have to start bending the H*LL out of the aluminum. The only thing is there is the...
05-25-16, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

Question aluminum vented soffit access

I am trying to gain access into my soffit without ruining anything or making a big mess. I have tried looking for a loose panel that can be pushed up for access but there is nothing. There are 2...
10-15-15, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

Not I am not plumber, just a heads up. Things I...

Not I am not plumber, just a heads up. Things I have learned over the years.

Provided that there is no leaks on that 12' section, with a properly working check valve any where with in that 12'...
10-15-15, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

Check valves help with back flow, or to help keep...

Check valves help with back flow, or to help keep a line primed. If you have a long pipe going up from your sump pump, when your pump stops you might see a lot of water drain back into your hole...
02-21-15, 04:52 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

Does PEX need to be wrappd?

Copper pipe will sweat and drip, but will PEX do the same. I am running it in the ceiling going throug the joists and wasn't sure if I should be wrapping it up with the same stuff used for the...
02-21-15, 04:42 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

Thanks guys for the reply. I am going to for-go...

Thanks guys for the reply.
I am going to for-go the manifold system, it is going to make a spaghetti mess out of the basement and swiss cheese out of the ceiling.
02-19-15, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

plumbing in new basment apartment.

So I am chipping away at putting in a basement apartment (legal basement apartment) I have gotten to the point of plumbing, damn do I hate plumbing, any how... this is built in 2001 and done with...
12-20-14, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

Drywall in cold garage

I have a unfinished small garage attached to the house. I just put in a sub-panel and wanted to drywall a section of it around the panel. I am not all that experience doing drywall but can it be...
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Posted By Huggyd

I can answer my own question on this one, just...

I can answer my own question on this one, just for any one else with the question.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tP7D9ypSVo
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Posted By Huggyd

dealing with the DRIcore

We are doing at basemant reno and putting in a small apartment. For the flooring we are going with DRIcore sub floor (about 400sq') I have never worked with this before and was looking for some...
10-23-14, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but just a...

someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but just a few things to keep in mind.

-make sure you have 'p-traps' where you need them, and your not venting above them (not doing any good)
-slope...
10-20-14, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Huggyd

where is the power coming from 1st, does it go...

where is the power coming from 1st, does it go from the switch to the lighting or lighting to the switch. do you have a meter you can check your wires which is live. Kind of sounds like tied some...
10-20-14, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Huggyd

Like the others have said, you really need to...

Like the others have said, you really need to start with a water test and work it from there.... call up the water people and get it tested, it should be free and like 'Ski-me' said "Gently explain...
10-20-14, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Huggyd

Take some good pic and do the foot work, go to a...

Take some good pic and do the foot work, go to a store in person and see if they can give you some info... people tend to like give out price over the phone, but you may get some real help in...
10-14-14, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

thanks guys.... I went to a shop this morning and...

thanks guys.... I went to a shop this morning and they are shipping one in over night, I'll grab it tomorrow, priced at $27.00 cdn.
They never gave me hard time, I guess because the part had nothing...
10-13-14, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Huggyd

right now running in heat mode, the trap is...

right now running in heat mode, the trap is located on the inside of the furnace in the same compartment as the control board. pics below.
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10-13-14, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

two part question about Ducane condensate trap.

My forced air furnace a Ducane 50,000btuh was leaking water today and I start taking off the covers to trace down the issue, I saw that the CPVC pipe coming off the bottom of the condensate trap was...
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Posted By Huggyd

I'm thinking she means that a deck your off the...

I'm thinking she means that a deck your off the ground not tracking dirt / mud / grass / etc... all over the deck as much as you are a patio. When cutting the grass having to brush off or when it...
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Posted By Huggyd

No that should not be an issue. Putting in a...

No that should not be an issue. Putting in a deck or a patio should not be an issue its more of what one to go with.

Location: Ontario, Canada
So we do get some hard winters if that makes a...
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Posted By Huggyd

deck vs patio

Later on when I get home from work I shall try to post a pic of the back of house, but for now, I ask the question deck or patio? My wife is thinking deck, nothing fancy but something that runs off...
09-05-14, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

do you have anything that drains into that area...

do you have anything that drains into that area (weeping tile, roof eaves, etc...) if so see if you can divert it. you could dig up a trough and put in some drainage tile and move the water, this...
09-03-14, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Huggyd

how much piping do you have to heat? how long...

how much piping do you have to heat?
how long of a run of heat tracing do you need.
You can calulate the watts used from the heat tracing + price of hydro.
Normal its better to just leave the...
09-03-14, 09:40 AM
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Views: 1,882
Posted By Huggyd

I hope the new set of pics help. Went to home...

I hope the new set of pics help.
Went to home depo and talked to the kitchen & bath people, I can order a toilet with 10.5 rough in, and with a finshed wall my rough in with be 11.5 so I think thats...
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