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10-11-19, 10:25 AM
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Posted By takkie

Installing another shutoff valve on gas pipe to range

Hello

i already have a shut off valve on gas pipe. The pipe and the valve itself is inside the wall, half exposed, vertically going downward. However the actual turn on/off knob of the valve...
01-19-19, 10:38 PM
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Views: 422
Posted By takkie

Wiring half switch outlet - not working even with tab broken off

hello

i have 2 outlet thats controlled by a light switch.

Each of the outlet has 3 wires coming out, RED, BLACK, and WHITE.

The RED and BLACK is to the brass side of the outlet. White is to...
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By takkie

Pictures attached. I have posted both sides of...

Pictures attached. I have posted both sides of the old light switch.

I do not believe this is a 3 way switch as I have not found any switch that can control this light, other than the one I am...
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By takkie

Black,red and white into light switch - replacing with switch/light combo

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i have a old light switch that has 1 black wire and 1 red wire and 1 white wire coming connected. I want to replace it with a leviton receptacle/switch combo that I...
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By takkie

Hello. Where should i find the model ? I...

Hello.

Where should i find the model ? I donít see any model number on the control panel. Or did you mean the keypad model number please ?

and for the radio - is this something I can buy on...
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Views: 701
Posted By takkie

Existing home security system: - integrating with cellular phone or Vonage?

Hello.

i have a existing home security system that i paid someone setup about 6 years ago. It is a traditional home security system, and it works with FIOS ONT. The ONT has a line that goes into...
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Views: 2,815
Posted By takkie

Hi. how did it turn out? its getting cold...

Hi.

how did it turn out? its getting cold soon, and i want to replace the zone valve this time around.

want to know if your solution worked for entire winter last year?

thanks
05-03-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By takkie

Is this a shower drain ? How do I open the top so...

Is this a shower drain ? How do I open the top so I can make it into a tub drain please?
05-03-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By takkie

Pipe is 1.5 inch copper pipe. Thanks

Pipe is 1.5 inch copper pipe.
Thanks
05-03-17, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By takkie

What kind of pipe is this?

Hi

I have this pipe in bathroom after digging thru the tub drain area. It was connected with a J pipe from tub to this. It is rotten already and I suspect this was a shower floor drain but want to...
05-01-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

YAY! I started hammering the surrounding and...

YAY!

I started hammering the surrounding and i found the PIPE!

The pipe was actualy there, but it was covered with rocks and dirt... (just hammering losen it up....)

i have filled water into...
04-30-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

I am also tempted to do that. Can you give me...

I am also tempted to do that. Can you give me more info on this?

So I am guessing I should dig the concrete and try to look for where this pipe is connected to, and splice a connection out so I...
04-30-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

I do not know if the entire house is sitting on...

I do not know if the entire house is sitting on the slab.

last night i try to run a snake down into the drain hole and it got stopped at about 9 inches deep and it makes a 90 degree turn towards...
04-29-17, 10:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

If you think i should start on the "dig" on the...

If you think i should start on the "dig" on the concrete area - and make a solid connection joint -- usually, how many feet down is it, and is renting a jack hammer required in this case? (i dont...
04-29-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

Thanks! Can someone give me some light how i...

Thanks!

Can someone give me some light how i should proceed? SO far i see the following options:

For the Tub Drain area:

Option 1) chisel / hammer out the tub drain area so i have 1-2 inches...
04-29-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

I am unsure which forum my post should be in. It...

I am unsure which forum my post should be in. It first started with tiling and then it became concrete related.

For the tub drain pipe, if I put a pvc insert into the drain hole and secure it onto...
04-29-17, 07:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

got you. Honestly, this is the first time i...

got you.

Honestly, this is the first time i am remodeling a bathroom as DIY - I don't know if this is going to be too much of a project for me to handle with excavating the tub drain, (AND if i...
04-28-17, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

Repairing concrete flooring in bathroom

hello

I am remodeling my bathroom, and i have taken out the tub and most of the tiles. THe house was built in 1964 and these are originals.

Here is the setup that i see in the bathroom.

It...
04-28-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

Repairing concrete flooring in bathroom

Hello.

I am remodeling bathroom, and need some help on the drain pipe with the bathtub.

I bought this foot lock:...
04-23-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By takkie

Factory wax ring -- good to use or buy a better/thicker one?

hello.
i bought a new toilet and it comes with a wax ring.


The factory wax ring seems to be a bit thiner - should i use it or buy a new one, which is much thicker?

Does thinner means less...
04-23-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

So... if I don't have access to the beginning or...

So... if I don't have access to the beginning or end of a wire , how do I make it go thru the 2x4? Do you mean just saw it open from the sideway, so I can put the armor wire into the 2x4?
04-23-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

Hi If I do what you show in pic, it would...

Hi

If I do what you show in pic, it would work, however one of the cable comes from somewhere and onto somewhere else. I have to cut it in middle in order to reroute. If I don't mix yellow Remex...
04-23-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

Hi For challenge 1, it is okay to cut the...

Hi

For challenge 1, it is okay to cut the metal Rolex in half and connect them with yellow Rolex in 2 junction boxes , correct? Metal wire ----> junction box ----> yellow Romex ----> junction...
04-23-17, 01:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

hello. i have finished gutting the entire...

hello.

i have finished gutting the entire bathroom to the studs. (Except the flooring - and that will be tomorrow)

i opened up the soffit (or drop ceiling - as i don't really understand the...
04-22-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By takkie

Thanks. i have enclosed a picture of the...

Thanks.

i have enclosed a picture of the drop ceiling and the cast iron baseboard heater.

I am unsure how to take off the baseboard heater and if i can just leave it and while 'around' it?...
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