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09-19-06, 06:46 PM
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Washing machine drain pipe overflowing.

I have a washer machine drain that I have to periodically snake, because the water overflows. I was wondering if you can buy some sort of cap to seal the this so that it does not overflow. Also if...
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Views: 2,350
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It is how they did my returns upstairs, so I...

It is how they did my returns upstairs, so I ampretty sure it is not against code. So back to my top plate question, any suggestions.
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Cutting top plate for return.

I am getting ready to drywall my basement and will now be adding my returns by using wall cavities. My question is when I enclose the wall cavity how many holes should I cut into the top plate and...
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Posted By burk7030

Where to buy cables?

I am wiring my home theater and need the following, a component video wire, an S-video wire, and a subwoofer cable. I am using a ceiling mounted projector, so I need fairly long length of cables....
05-03-06, 05:32 AM
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Views: 1,416
Posted By burk7030

Cutting fiber cement siding.

I am in the process of installing a bath fan in my basement. I need to cut about a 4 1/2" hole in the side of the house where this will vent out. I was curious what tool works best to cut a hole in...
05-03-06, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,845
Posted By burk7030

Coaxial Cable and Telephone Wire.

I have finished wiring my basement for electrical and just need to add my cable and telephone wires. I have a couple questions and a small dilema. My first question is what is the best way to run...
04-28-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,558
Posted By burk7030

2 quick bathroom wiring questions

1. I am wiring two receptacles. The first one will be GFCI, can the second receptacle wired from the load side be a regular receptacle or does it also have to be a GFCI. Not quite sure what code is....
04-05-06, 10:19 PM
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Views: 1,013
Posted By burk7030

Wiring bathroom

I am in the midst of wiring a bathroom in my basement and I was wondering how I should wire it. I will have a vent fan, a light above the vanity, and a GFI plug by the vanity. What is the order that...
03-30-06, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 28,484
Posted By burk7030

15 amp receptacles on 12 gauge wire

If I am running 12 gauge wire on a 20 amp breaker can I use 15 amp receptacles or do they have to be the 20 amp receptacles. All my receptacles in the different rooms will be on seperate breakers.
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Views: 1,180
Posted By burk7030

Pipe size for return.

I need to add a return in the basement for a 30X15 room and I will be using a pipe off the main return trunk and running it across to my wall. My heat runs are all 6 inch pipes, what should I make...
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Views: 1,135
Posted By burk7030

I did something similar to my S-10. I was...

I did something similar to my S-10. I was replacing the spark plugs and distributer cap and got the wires mixed up. When I tried to start it, it did the exact same thing you are talking about. If you...
03-19-06, 06:38 PM
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Views: 28,055
Posted By burk7030

Dry house, to humidify or not to humidify.

I am in the process of finishing my basement and was wondering about humidifiers. Our house seems really dry and the static from our cat and dog is horrible. I was thinking about adding a humidifier...
03-19-06, 06:24 PM
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Views: 2,266
Posted By burk7030

I am in the process of finishing my basement and...

I am in the process of finishing my basement and have planned to use a seperate 20 amp breaker for the bathroom. But something I found funny was I was checking out my fuse box and I cannot see...
03-19-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By burk7030

Thanks for the input. I think that I will wire to...

Thanks for the input. I think that I will wire to the switch in order to keep things simple. I had already purchased the deepest boxes I could so everything should go off without a hitch.
03-19-06, 05:34 PM
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Views: 8,285
Posted By burk7030

Thank you I will press on.

Thank you I will press on.
03-19-06, 02:42 PM
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Views: 8,285
Posted By burk7030

Wires touching ducts.

I am wiring and I noticed that some of the existing wiring in the house is touching ductwork. Is this okay, because I need to run some wire over a duct. If it is not okay what can I do.
03-19-06, 08:04 AM
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Views: 1,141
Posted By burk7030

Thanks for the input, by the way what would be...

Thanks for the input, by the way what would be the advantages and disadvantages of wiring the two different ways.
03-18-06, 10:35 PM
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Views: 1,141
Posted By burk7030

Code for running lights?

I am wiring my basement and I was curious if there is a code on how you run your power to your switches and lights. Do you have to run to the light first or can you run to the switch first.
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Posted By burk7030

Wires touching duckwork

Well I got a solution to my problem and I was wondering if it is okay for wires to be touching duckwork.
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Posted By burk7030

Ductwork design problem.

I have a 30 X 15 rec room that I am building in my basement and was planning on running two heat ducts across to the east side, which is the outside wall. The west side of my room faces the inside of...
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Views: 1,447
Posted By burk7030

Return air construction.

Hopefully this will have to be my last post in regards to HVAC. I have finally have my plan layed out for my basement. The last thing I am unsure of is the return air construction. When I had my...
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Views: 1,709
Posted By burk7030

HVAC website.

Does anyone know a link to a website that has diagrams and information regarding installing heat runs and returns in a basement/house. I can find a million websites on elctrical and plumbing, but for...
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Views: 1,690
Posted By burk7030

Receptacle in cold air return cavity.

Can I place a receptacle on a stud that will be enclosed in a cold air return.
03-06-06, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,016
Posted By burk7030

Jack studs.

I am finishing my basement and was curious about something I read. Although it isn't hard to add has anyone ever used a header hanger instead of a jack stud in a doorway. The reason I ask is because...
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Views: 4,614
Posted By burk7030

I am essentially finishing the entire 1000sqft. I...

I am essentially finishing the entire 1000sqft. I have the previously mentioned two rooms and also a bathroom and a rec room. The rec room is 30X15 and has no door, it is just an open doorway. I was...
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