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07-14-20, 05:13 AM
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Posted By Nick Abel

Thanks to you both for the replies! Good to hear...

Thanks to you both for the replies! Good to hear the cans shouldn't completely ruin any plans I have. I'd read in a couple places that they pretty much defeat all your hard work by opening up a...
07-13-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Nick Abel

Noise control in basement ceiling with recessed lighting. Advice wanted!

Hey all! Im finishing a large basement under a ranch and have framed, wired, and plumbed 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, an office, and a big open living room with a bar off it. Being a DIYer Ive made MANY...
04-26-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Nick Abel

Thanks. Yes, going straight up and venting the...

Thanks. Yes, going straight up and venting the lav on the right side of that picture is no issue. It's the lav on the left side I'm not sure how to tie in with about 1.75" of clearance between the...
04-26-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Nick Abel

Really appreciate all the replies this morning --...

Really appreciate all the replies this morning -- very helpful. I'll attach a few more pictures, so please let me know if you have any other ideas. It was suggested on another forum that I may be...
04-26-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Nick Abel

Bumping for the Sunday crowd. I got some...

Bumping for the Sunday crowd. I got some suggestions on other plumbing boards but would love opinions here. If anyone has the patience to actually suggest runs, that would be great. But if it's...
04-25-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Nick Abel

How would you vent & run water in this basement bathroom?

Homeowner here. Installing a large master bath in my basement. Builders roughed everything in under the slab, and I framed it and ran electrical. Was planning to hire the plumbing, but between the...
04-07-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Abel

Just bumping this to see if anyone has input. I...

Just bumping this to see if anyone has input. I got a reply over the weekend on another forum indicating that I should vent the lavs to those capped PVC stubs above, and that if there's nothing near...
04-04-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Nick Abel

Help me understand venting in basement bathrooms

Hi all! Just finished framing my 2200 sf basement and am starting the electric now. Was originally planning to hire the plumbing, but given the quarantine I've got time on my hands and am considering...
03-31-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Nick Abel

Appreciate the additional replies, CasualJoe and...

Appreciate the additional replies, CasualJoe and Tolyn Ironhand! So great to have heard from multiple experts here. You've definitely solidified the decision to run 2-2-2-4 off a 60A breaker to...
03-30-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Nick Abel

Pattenp, that sounds like a great compromise to...

Pattenp, that sounds like a great compromise to me. I think I'll go with that suggestion and upsize the breaker down the road in the unlikely event it trips. Can't imagine ever needing to upsize...
03-30-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Nick Abel

Thanks, Pattenp! I won't be burying the cable in...

Thanks, Pattenp! I won't be burying the cable in insulation, but it'll run across the attic joists, so insulation contact is likely. Would 1-1-1-3 still be allowable? Do you have an opinion on 60A...
03-30-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Nick Abel

Thanks so much for the quick and helpful reply! ...

Thanks so much for the quick and helpful reply! I'm now strongly leaning towards a 60A breaker and feed having heard that somebody on another board as well. It'll save me a few bucks and some...
03-30-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Nick Abel

Subpanel for finished basement: Advice on size, cable, installation please!

Thanks in advance for advice! I just finished framing my basement and am moving on to electrical. Hoping for advice on the subpanel. Main 200A Eaton panel is in the garage. I'll need to run cable up...
02-20-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Nick Abel

Thank you SO much, @lambition! Can't tell you...

Thank you SO much, @lambition! Can't tell you how helpful that is. It makes sense given their specs on the panel (each slot being able to handle two circuits), but it's so confusing. I actually...
02-20-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Nick Abel

New Panel w/ No Spaces for CTL Tandems? Help!

Is anyone familiar with the Eaton BRP30B200 main panel? Does it normally have space for tandems w/ rejection tabs? There are 30 spaces and the literature I found online said it accepts 60 circuits,...
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Nick Abel

Help wiring a new light switch -- not sure what's going on back there!

I bought a new GE Smart Switch and figured it'd be easy enough to replace my existing one pole. Wrong, lol. I'll post pictures below, but when I opened up the box I was pretty darned confused on...
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By Nick Abel

Thanks for the replies! I've pretty much decided...

Thanks for the replies! I've pretty much decided to NOT have the patio poured, and then to do pavers myself. I'm slightly intimidated, but there's a lot of guidance online...I think I can handle...
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By Nick Abel

Patio area for new construction: Pour slab and modify later, or something else?

Hi all! We're close to signing contracts on a new construction home in the Indianapolis suburbs, and I'm looking for advice on our back patio area. We've got about a 12 x 12 area off our sunroom...
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