Search: Posts Made By: drcwks
Showing results 1 to 25 of 39
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By drcwks

Sorry the flux comment wasn't clear. In that...

Sorry the flux comment wasn't clear. In that particular picture I had already applied flux to both pipe and fitting and when pressed together you can see the flux around the joint built up and that's...
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By drcwks

Finished project. Ended up soldering new copper pipe

I finished this project awhile back. Just posting pictures. The galvanized pipes on both hot and cold were almost completely plugged. Decided the only way is to cut off and put on copper elbows and...
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By drcwks

Okay. Thanks. This is the type I had pulled up...

Okay. Thanks. This is the type I had pulled up with the clamp rings.
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Fernco-Proflex-1-1-2-in-Neoprene-Shielded-Coupling-P3001-150/100372289


Thanks for the link.
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By drcwks

Thanks for the info. The copper pipe brackets...

Thanks for the info. The copper pipe brackets ..drop ears..do have just 1 nail in each but need an extra on for other side. I was worried about that. Will add something to allow full attachment.
...
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By drcwks

Replacing bathroom sink faucet, drain pipe and add turn offs

I hope my picture downloaded. Looking for advice on plumbing project.

#1) I want to add turn off valves. Old P trap and drain tubes were also leaking. I just found out the last drain pipe that...
04-09-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By drcwks

I guess when I pasted URL it made my entire...

I guess when I pasted URL it made my entire message hot as in LINK so click it to see picture. Thanks
04-09-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By drcwks

Okay.... I hooked breaker back up to see what...

Okay.... I hooked breaker back up to see what happened 6 months ago. I've been out of town. Breaker tripped in about 7 secs. I went back upstairs and now I see the problem is my disposal. It was...
04-09-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By drcwks

Ray2047.. wasn't sure how to reply with original...

Ray2047.. wasn't sure how to reply with original question. YES... the wire is removed from breaker and it does NOT trip. Should I find another 20 amp breaker and see if that works?
04-09-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By drcwks

Sorry. My mistake. It is 20 amp breaker. I guess...

Sorry. My mistake. It is 20 amp breaker. I guess Iíll open up the switch for disposal and see what the wire connections look like. If the short is in the dishwasher I guess I would have pull it...
04-09-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By drcwks

Just checked and I was wrong about 15 amp. It is...

Just checked and I was wrong about 15 amp. It is 20 amp. I removed the wire before I went out of town. Just reset breaker wire still removed and it does NOT trip.
04-09-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By drcwks

Thanks for reply. Under my sink right next to...

Thanks for reply. Under my sink right next to dishwasher is an on/off switch that turns on disposal. It is off and so is my dishwasher. So Iím to assume that the short is in the dishwasher? I rarely...
04-08-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By drcwks

Neither dishwasher or disposal is turned on and 15 amp breaker keeps tripping

I have had a dishwasher and garbage disposal on the same 15 amp circuit when house was purchased 23 years ago.

I came home one night and and was looking at breaker panel to turn off some...
06-27-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By drcwks

Okay. I reversed the 2 switch leads. Wired as...

Okay. I reversed the 2 switch leads. Wired as instructed and when I went to turn the light on after all connections made.... light didn't turn on. HMMMMM.... I was so sure it was hooked up right...
06-27-17, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By drcwks

Okay. I know the wiring looks awful but obviously...

Okay. I know the wiring looks awful but obviously the red is NOT being used. Just to show a temporary picture of what I understand. White wires too short to show it hooked to GFCI to take pics.

I...
06-26-17, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By drcwks

Thanks for the explanation on GFCI. I didn't see...

Thanks for the explanation on GFCI. I didn't see an metallic sheathing. Old wiring. I don't know why the black wires were so long to begin with but thought all would fit
if I cut those back. I will...
06-25-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By drcwks

I had already bought a switch/receptacle...

I had already bought a switch/receptacle combination. Will a GFCI still trip at the switch even though no ground?
I will go back to ace hardware and see what they have. The metal box currently in...
06-24-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By drcwks

Want to convert OLD light switch to Light switch and receptacle

My aunt has an older home and bathroom just has a switch for light and power plug at the light base.

I would like to take out switch and replace with switch that still controls the light but also...
05-23-17, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By drcwks

I forgot to mention. I was wrong about city...

I forgot to mention. I was wrong about city inspector. I was a local business who inspected. But NO MENTION of old termite damage or the bathroom in basement with breaker box not being to code. My...
05-23-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By drcwks

Fireplace original to home

Sorry for the delay. I thought I would get email confirmation on activity. The fireplace was original to home. It extends all the way down to basement. Theses homes in the area were built my...
05-20-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By drcwks

Cracks in upstairs wall & ceiling getting worse.

Structural question about cracks in my wall and ceiling. UNDER STRUCTURE in basement I find was compromised / damaged by termites before I bought the house.

It has been this way for 20 years. I...
06-22-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,502
Posted By drcwks

AC now working with new CAP...

Hi,
I'm not sure how to use the multi tester on caps... It DOES have a setting that says CAP ... I wasn't sure what terminals to check...also red/black etc. I did check the fan terminals when it...
06-21-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,502
Posted By drcwks

I was able to get the fan moving

Hi. Thanks for all the advice. Right or wrong. I turned the unit back on and was able to stick a Ruler they vent and rotate fan. It started right up and after getting my house down from
88 to 77. I...
06-20-15, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,502
Posted By drcwks

all clean and still humms....will have to look for part on Monday

I was hoping there was some type of reset after this unit cooled down.... It's all nice and clean....just tried to start it up but still no fan movement and just the Hum... I turned just my blower on...
06-20-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,502
Posted By drcwks

SOrry...didn't realize you had posted at...

SOrry...didn't realize you had posted at bottom....I had to take the fan off to get the wiring panel off so had to remove 3 wires from fan.... I just completed cleaning it and will hook it all back...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 39
 


 
Forum Jump