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12-06-14, 10:30 AM
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Posted By kevin13

Thanks for the replies. I think I understand the...

Thanks for the replies. I think I understand the outlet/ switches concept good enough. I will drill a hole in the place where I'm planning to put the switches to see if there is anything back...
11-30-14, 03:28 PM
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Views: 784
Posted By kevin13

I need a critique on my bathroom electrical setup

I'm planning to move two switches (one fan and one lighting) as well as moving the GFCI. Does this look ok? I also could use some advice on where to put the GFCI. I know that it has to be 3 ft...
06-28-14, 08:27 PM
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Views: 845
Posted By kevin13

LOL, already did that hole saw thing. Got all...

LOL, already did that hole saw thing. Got all the disks groomed with a razor blade and ready to go. Hand cut the ceiling holes true with a sawzall blade to avoid too much dust. Failed on getting...
06-28-14, 04:53 PM
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Views: 845
Posted By kevin13

thx I'm using dry wall for patch with 2 x 4...

thx I'm using dry wall for patch with 2 x 4 support underneath attached to the joists. holes are 6" and 4".
06-28-14, 03:05 PM
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Views: 845
Posted By kevin13

How long can drywall paste joint compound sit before priming?

I'm patching 11 holes in my ceiling in one room today but need to get some 220 grit for my orbital sander and don't feel like driving to get it. The holes were old recessed lighting holes. I would...
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Views: 1,162
Posted By kevin13

What is a good way to install soffit vents here? (see pics)

I've been planning to fix my 140 degree attic problem for 3 years now. My a/c is being overtaxed and I have a couple of months more to figure it out. Summer is approaching and I have to get this...
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Views: 1,402
Posted By kevin13

This is the instructional manual: ...

This is the instructional manual:

http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/rewilliams/PanasonicVQ5installation.pdf

I plan to use a couple 2 x 4's to brace across the 24" joists. That way I can put the...
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Views: 1,402
Posted By kevin13

So if the fan needs to be shoved through the hole...

So if the fan needs to be shoved through the hole starting from in the bathroom then I will have to pull it through the hole with a rope from the attic and then hold it in place for bracing. I...
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Views: 1,402
Posted By kevin13

Need help installing exhaust fan in bathroom

I was thinking of getting this model:

panasonic FV-08VQ5

http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/rewilliams/fv08vq5image.jpg

Do I have to mount it from below or from in the attic? In other words,...
01-25-14, 03:06 PM
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Views: 1,607
Posted By kevin13

I just did a little research. I guess these...

I just did a little research. I guess these mount on an existing housing. This one says it can be mounted against insulation and airtight too.

Commercial Electric 6 in. IC New Construction...
01-25-14, 02:04 PM
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Views: 1,607
Posted By kevin13

Do I need to build a fire box in my attic for LED can lighting?

I'm taking the old incandescent housings out and probably replacing with LED like this (minus the screw end):

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41G3LbdejtL.jpg

Amazon.com: Lighting EVERŪ...
01-04-14, 05:59 PM
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Views: 923
Posted By kevin13

Is this a good deal on radiant barriers?

$179/ shipped at my HD:

Reach Barrier 4 ft. x 250 ft. Silvertanium Reflective Attic Insulation Roll-3023 at The Home Depot...
12-08-13, 03:41 PM
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Views: 9,159
Posted By kevin13

It's 24" spaced like this: ...

It's 24" spaced like this:

http://www.lakecountrytruss.ca/images/trusses/tri_bearing_large.jpg
12-08-13, 03:11 PM
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Views: 9,159
Posted By kevin13

Is 5/8" OSB board o.k. for walking boards in attic?

I weigh 180 lbs. I plan to gut my attic of insulation and rebuild it with permanent walking boards with about 2 ft open space between the boards. Can I just lay strips of 12" OSB across the 24"...
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Views: 1,215
Posted By kevin13

That's pretty pathetic.^^^ Nice contractor!

That's pretty pathetic.^^^ Nice contractor!
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Views: 3,730
Posted By kevin13

What type of ridge vent would you recommend in my house?

I will be replacing the rolled cloth type ridge vent on my house that doesn't work very good with one of the new modern style vents. I also need to re shingle the ridge. The garage has nothing to...
04-30-11, 05:52 PM
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Views: 1,471
Posted By kevin13

mickey mouse, don't do it.

mickey mouse, don't do it.
04-27-11, 08:37 AM
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Posted By kevin13

Yeah that^^^. Mind is in the gutter. OP,...

Yeah that^^^. Mind is in the gutter.

OP, maybe you can pull a 3 conductor cable with the old cable through the existing hole.
04-27-11, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,324
Posted By kevin13

If I understand your question, you want to...

If I understand your question, you want to control fan with one switch and light with 2nd switch. Then you will probably need another 12-2 cable from light/fan to switch electrical box. Also most...
04-21-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,078
Posted By kevin13

Was worth every penny. Works 100% on everything...

Was worth every penny. Works 100% on everything 120v that I tested on the lowest possible sensitivity setting. Does funny things on high sensitivity but clockwork on low. Messing around with...
04-21-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By kevin13

Thanks for the replies. I am not sure I am...

Thanks for the replies. I am not sure I am making myself very clear. The dashed line represents the energized line that I want to end. I could just cut the cable at the ballast and install wire...
04-21-11, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By kevin13

Best way to kill a line going to an exhaust fan

I installed a new exhaust fan and ran a couple of 12-2 romex cables down the wall to a newly cut double j box that I installed. The box also contains the old wiring from the light and old fan which...
04-21-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,078
Posted By kevin13

OP, have you found which breaker controls the dim...

OP, have you found which breaker controls the dim lighting? Explore that zone completely to see if anything works properly on it. Also get one of these to find live hot wires such as through the...
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Views: 1,739
Posted By kevin13

Get one of these and pinpoint where the heat is...

Get one of these and pinpoint where the heat is coming from. I had a small hole in the wall where an outlet plate was missing. The cold air coming through was about 20F colder in the hole. I also...
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Views: 9,566
Posted By kevin13

Thanks, you kind of nailed it. I will be running...

Thanks, you kind of nailed it. I will be running ac since I live in so cal and it will get to over 100 a few times in July-September. My thoughts are just with getting the hot air out in a short...
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