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07-03-19, 08:54 AM
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So the plastic box and metal armored conduit are...

So the plastic box and metal armored conduit are okay?
07-02-19, 08:50 PM
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Electric Cooktop hookup

Hello all,

I'm finishing up a kitchen remodel I helped my mother complete. Received the cooktop today and wanted to clarify something.

The cooktop is only a cooktop, no oven .... electric. I...
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Thanks for the reply. I think i understand. That...

Thanks for the reply. I think i understand. That pressure treated piece you can see with my finger is actually the side of the 2x6 frame that you can see in the interior shot. There is nothing else...
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waterproof and replace exterior door

I plan on replacing a basement walk out door and want to insure I waterproof this appropriately. The door is to an unfinished basement that is framed by 2x6's so I will need a larger depth door....
05-08-18, 07:24 AM
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I should rephrase about the main panel. It is...

I should rephrase about the main panel. It is mounted to a stud and recessed into drywall. So I was planning on mounting the sub panel the same way in the stud bay next it.
05-08-18, 04:57 AM
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Wiring selection for sub panel

I have 100 amp main service coming into my garage and Iíd Like to place a 60 amp sub panel right next to it. Iíd rather not use conduit, so I was thinking of using SER cable but I wanted to double...
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why can't I just use my existing system? I have a...

why can't I just use my existing system? I have a concentric horizontal venting PVC pipe.
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Sounds good. I thought I could tackle this myself...

Sounds good. I thought I could tackle this myself but gas lines scare the crap out of me. The other appliance is our basement furnace. Iíll let the pros handle his one.
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Gas line for tankless hot water heater

Hello,

My traditional gas water heater is approaching the end of its life. I want to replace it with a gas, tankless hot water heater. I think I understand how to route the water into the tank,...
04-15-18, 06:42 PM
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Squeaky OSB seams

Iím replacing the carpet in our master bedroom. I told myself that when we replaced it I would fix the squeakyness we would always hear when we walked around. I started pulling up the carpet and...
01-17-18, 08:03 PM
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Views: 2,107
Posted By ridetheVENT

Here is the completed product. Let me know if...

Here is the completed product. Let me know if something doesn't look right. I sistered several of the 2x4s just for good measure. I added Simpson strong ties where I could.
01-02-18, 08:47 PM
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Furring strips and notching/holes

Iím in the middle of my bathroom Reno and I noticed that the backside of the wall Iíve torn out has furring strips attached to the entire backside of the studs. How does this work with notching and...
01-01-18, 06:08 PM
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I believe It sits on a load bearing beam that is...

I believe It sits on a load bearing beam that is supporting an open living area below. Looks like it spans 11 feet total.
01-01-18, 05:54 PM
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Posted By ridetheVENT

how do I handle this toilet flange?

Hey all,

Working through this bathroom remodel. Our subfloor is 3/4" plywood and there was either a 3/8 or 1/4 underlayment placed on top of that as a base for the tile. I'm likely going to place...
01-01-18, 05:28 PM
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Compromised floor joist?

Hey all,

Working through our master bath Reno and I finally got to removing all the tile and underlayment. I noticed this one area behind the toilet where it looks like the plumber drilled a hole...
12-28-17, 07:19 AM
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Posted By ridetheVENT

On the right side, rather than branching at 5ft...

On the right side, rather than branching at 5ft like you depicted can I go to the attic and branch off that way I donít have to notch all those studs?
12-21-17, 07:06 PM
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Posted By ridetheVENT

Understood. I'm going to do it your way. I'll...

Understood. I'm going to do it your way. I'll report back with results.
12-21-17, 04:33 PM
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Posted By ridetheVENT

Do you think I have enough drop to simply cut the...

Do you think I have enough drop to simply cut the right drain off and extend it to the right? Or will
I have to cut off the main stack to make this happen?

Also, If the drain rises to the level...
12-21-17, 06:43 AM
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Posted By ridetheVENT

So at 5 ft I do a branch type vent from the main...

So at 5 ft I do a branch type vent from the main stack as well? So it will look like a big circle?
12-21-17, 03:40 AM
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Posted By ridetheVENT

It till look like this. We removed a linen closet...

It till look like this. We removed a linen closet to make this happen so Iíd like to maximize the space when moving the lines.
12-20-17, 09:31 PM
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Views: 510
Posted By ridetheVENT

Pex compatibility

It looks like I have watts PEX tubing and fittings in my home built in 2009. From doing a little research I like the expansion system uponor/wisbro makes. Can I use this system on the existing watts...
12-20-17, 06:58 PM
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Posted By ridetheVENT

Best way to move sink plumbing and drainage

Hello everyone,

We're redoing our 2nd floor master and I need to move the sink on the right to the far end of the room. What is the best way to make this happen?
12-19-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By ridetheVENT

Am I okay here?

So. I notched out that stud to place the 4gang switch and the box for the thermostat. However, while I was running the conduit I had problems drilling accurate holes to move the conduit from the...
12-19-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By ridetheVENT

There was slack. Thanks for that tip. Work...

There was slack. Thanks for that tip. Work smarter not harder! I realize I need to secure the cable at the lower box within 12 inches of the box, but I'll be running 12 nmb to the lower box on the...
12-18-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By ridetheVENT

Ah. Got it. Iíll put a j box in the attic and...

Ah. Got it. Iíll put a j box in the attic and readjust.
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