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Adding the downspout is mainly because the gutter...

Adding the downspout is mainly because the gutter fills and runs over onto the patio any time there is a heavy rain. Adding a downspout on this side should alleviate some of that problem I would...
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Install new downspout around obstacle

I'm trying to add a downspout to the gutter in the back of my house. In the picture below, you will see that I have pvc pipe coming out of the ground that runs to the storm sewer. I want to connect...
01-31-16, 05:08 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

It's not pinched. It goes through a drilled hole...

It's not pinched. It goes through a drilled hole in the joist.

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01-30-16, 05:19 AM
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Thanks, Chandler for the info. Are you...

Thanks, Chandler for the info.

Are you referring to the cable in the 2nd image or one of the cables in the 3rd image?
01-30-16, 04:35 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

Ceiling Joist was cut for HVAC

I bought my house a little over 3 years ago, but just noticed something the other day that is really concerning to me. The house was originally electric heating with no ducts. At some point, one of...
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Posted By dmateer25

Finish basement stairs

Hi Guys,

Need some advice on finishing my basement stairs. Right now the backs are open and I want to close them as part of my basement refinish. I have routed stingers with 30.5" x 9" treads. ...
07-08-14, 10:07 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

So you're saying to just fill what I have there...

So you're saying to just fill what I have there now with gravel and let it be? Don't put topsoil and grass over top?
07-06-14, 04:19 PM
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Posted By dmateer25

It's not there anymore. This is the exact spot of...

It's not there anymore. This is the exact spot of the yard that I had regraded. It used to be a steep hill and I had it regraded more gradually down to the road. Whatever pipe used to be there is...
07-06-14, 04:06 PM
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Posted By dmateer25

Garage floor drain problem

Hi Guys,

I have a question about the drain for my garage floor. I bought my house a few years ago and had some work done in my front yard last year. Last month, I noticed a really mushy spot in...
04-04-14, 09:38 AM
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Yeah, the attic is right above the closet. I will...

Yeah, the attic is right above the closet. I will take a look at it tonight. I was in the attic last year to put in a ceiling fan box and from what I remember, the joists are parallel with this wall...
04-04-14, 08:19 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

Remove wall in closet and frame in ductwork

First, I wanted to give some background info. My house (prior to me owning it) used to be all electric. At some point, it was converted to forced air with natural gas furnace. In order to get the...
01-03-14, 05:44 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

Drywall entrance to living room

I'm planning to put crown molding up in my living room, but have an issue with the entrance into my living room. There is nothing separating it from the hallway and I don't want to extend the crown...
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Posted By dmateer25

I used the copper pipe for the spacers. That...

I used the copper pipe for the spacers. That made it really simple. Thanks for the help!

I feel like I should take a look under my other toilet upstairs because i'm sure it will have a rusted out...
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Posted By dmateer25

Thanks for all of your help! I got it...

Thanks for all of your help!

I got it installed. 23762

The pipe won't lift anymore and is about an 1/8" below the tile. Should I be concerned with that or just use a thick wax ring?
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Posted By dmateer25

tile is on cement board, but around the hub is...

tile is on cement board, but around the hub is just plywood.

Here is a pic of what I was talking about (there is the gap between the hub and bay flange).
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So I should just measure the...
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I'm having sum trouble getting this to lock into...

I'm having sum trouble getting this to lock into the grooves on the hub. My subfloor is about 3/4" down from the hub so when I try to get the moss bay flange in place it just keeps falling down to...
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Posted By dmateer25

It is ABS. I was planning to go with this:...

It is ABS.

I was planning to go with this:

Shop Oatey 4-in Dia. Stainless Steel Flange at Lowes.com...
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Posted By dmateer25

Ok i see. Just from searching I found some...

Ok i see.

Just from searching I found some people talking about using a Moss Bay Replacement Flange (http://www.oatey.com/doc/moss-bay-replacement-flange.pdf). Would this work for my scenario?
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Posted By dmateer25

It's 3" pipe. So that will just push right into...

It's 3" pipe. So that will just push right into the plastic hub in the picture?
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Posted By dmateer25

No its not. This is a bathroom on the 2nd floor.

No its not. This is a bathroom on the 2nd floor.
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Posted By dmateer25

Toilet flange problem

I am replacing my toilet and when I removed the old one, I found that the old flange was broken and rusty. I've attached a picture of what I'm left with and the old flange. Can anyone help me with...
12-22-13, 06:52 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

Thanks for the replies. Sounds like a coupler...

Thanks for the replies. Sounds like a coupler with an inch of extra pipe is the best way to go.

Just out of curiosity is there any reason I shouldn't use a sharkbite coupling and avoid the torch...
12-22-13, 05:58 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

Copper pipe too short to replace angle valve

I am replacing an angle valve that was leaking and the copper stubout is too short to replace the angle valve without it partially being in the wall. I have the wall open so I have access to the...
12-03-13, 05:44 PM
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Posted By dmateer25

Thanks for the responses. If the sheetrock is...

Thanks for the responses. If the sheetrock is flush with the panel that would be perfect. Here is a picture of the other side of the panel.

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Do you think the wires coming out of the left...
12-03-13, 10:49 AM
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Posted By dmateer25

Framing around electric panel and window

I'm getting ready to start framing my basement to put up drywall. I have most things planned out already, but I'm not sure how to handle my electric panel/window. I've attached a picture with the...
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