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I appreciate the response. Everyone company I've...

I appreciate the response. Everyone company I've spoken with has stated that grinding mastic and adhesive off the floor will create dust that is airborne no matter what equipment is used. If this...
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Concrete Overlay Question ?

Hello Everyone,

I've been trying to find a flooring solution for my basement. My preferred choice is to refinish the existing slab, but there is an old layer of mastic and carpet adhesive that...
01-28-15, 09:57 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Thanks for all of the responses. I have had an...

Thanks for all of the responses. I have had an opportunity to measure the distance but I'm guessing about 150' from the box, to the where the run will end. I'm considering using 8AWG THHN in...
01-26-15, 11:11 PM
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I'm in Suffolk county, I'll have to check the...

I'm in Suffolk county, I'll have to check the local regulations. I wasn't aware that I had install another sub-panel. The main purpose of the circuits are for lighting and receptacles. I will...
01-26-15, 09:44 PM
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Question on running electric to the backyard

Hello Everyone,

I have a sub-panel in my basement and need to run a few branch circuits to the outside. I'm planning on building a shed and I also need some lighting, etc... I'm in the process of...
10-26-14, 05:48 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Hello, thanks for response. The roof is framed...

Hello, thanks for response. The roof is framed with dimensional lumber. As I read more of the NEC code, I think I should be able to run along the rafter ... I'm not so sure about the ridge board...
10-25-14, 07:19 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Romex Stapled to Rafters in accessible attic?

Hi, I have an accessible attic and I'm running lights up there. The easiest way to do this would be to staple ROMEX to the roof rafters. It would be out of the way but I can't figure out whether...
10-24-14, 07:37 PM
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What I saw in the garage was either a mouse or a...

What I saw in the garage was either a mouse or a roof rat. I'm leaning toward roof rat because the droppings I found looked a bit larger than a house mouse. I've been away for about 5 days and the...
10-19-14, 09:47 AM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Thanks for the response. I've used the D-Con...

Thanks for the response. I've used the D-Con pellets, and the bait was taken, but it wasn't effective. Perhaps it's because there wasn't any water source. I have a number of snap traps with...
10-18-14, 08:15 PM
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Roof Rat in Garage?

Hello,

I've been renovating my garage over the past two months. One of the reasons for this was the wood around the garage doors had rot and it allowed pests to enter the garage at will. I've...
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Thank you for the responses and suggestions. I'm...

Thank you for the responses and suggestions. I'm going to see which method looks better and go with that. I'm just trying to make everything look neat. Thanks again!
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Posted By eabarnes66

Question on Conduit fittings?

Hello - I'm looking for a clean way of getting romex out of my garage wall and onto the ceiling. I've gone through the various fittings and boxes at home depot and lowes and the only solution I see...
08-12-14, 05:09 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

So no issue having 14/2 and 12/2 meeting in the...

So no issue having 14/2 and 12/2 meeting in the same box? I thought for sure that was a violation. Thanks for the response.
08-12-14, 04:38 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Question on Single Pole Switch Replacement ?

I just encountered something raised some questions ... On a 15 amp breaker, I have a 15amp single pole light switch that is fed from a receptacle with 12/2 BX cable. I was planning on replacing this...
04-22-14, 04:20 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Best Sealer for White Cedar Gate?

I have two white cedar gates that I want to seal. Can anyone recommend a product? I've heard of poor results with Thompson's Water Seal and was hoping to get some other suggestions.

The gates...
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The water enters the house around my water main...

The water enters the house around my water main pipe. This is the feed from the water meter. The pipe traverses the foundation wall as copper, not PVC. I'm not sure if I can use PVC through the...
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The quote is for $2300.00 which sounds...

The quote is for $2300.00 which sounds reasonable. It covers excavating about 30FT of foundation wall, waterproofing and window well replacement.

Did the excavation / waterproofing usually fix...
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Posted By eabarnes66

Thank you for the responses. The home is located...

Thank you for the responses. The home is located on Long Island and was built around 1965. The quote was to do this entire section of foundation wall and replace two window wells in the process. ...
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Exterior Foundation Waterproofing ?

Hello Everyone,

In the past year I've had two incidents of water getting into basement. It only happens during very heavy rain with a NE Wind and a saturated ground. I thought I had resolved...
03-12-14, 06:23 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

I appreciate the advice. I would definitely...

I appreciate the advice. I would definitely prefer to replace it, but a bit concerned about causing other issues. I attached another picture a little higher on the pipe as it enters the first...
03-12-14, 04:01 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Help w/Waste Pipe

Hello Everyone,

This is going to be complicated and difficult to explain, so I apologize in advance. I have a Service Cast Iron Soil Pipe that extends from the basement slab of my house through...
03-11-14, 05:30 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

The reason I wanted to leave a little extra...

The reason I wanted to leave a little extra sheathed cable in the back of the box is because of issues I have had with existing outlets when changing receptacles. Sometimes wires were too short or...
03-10-14, 04:08 PM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Leaving extra sheathed cable in receptacle box?

I'm running Romex 12/2 in my basement and using metal receptacles and junction boxes. I believe that code dictates that at least a 1/2" of sheathed wire enter the box to protect the individual...
03-06-14, 10:01 AM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Thanks Everyone. Appreciate it

Thanks Everyone. Appreciate it
03-06-14, 08:12 AM
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Posted By eabarnes66

Thank you for the reply. I saw those, I need...

Thank you for the reply. I saw those, I need something I can screw into the wood as there is really no room to hammer anything. It's a very tight space and there is copper pipe that's in close...
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