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Posted By PJmax

There is a fitting called a drop ear fitting. The...

There is a fitting called a drop ear fitting. The pex connects to the bottom. The chrome pipe screws in.
Hopefully there are three solidly installed screws holding the fitting to the wall.
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Posted By marksr

The shower arm is threaded on both ends so all...

The shower arm is threaded on both ends so all you did was tighten or loosen it 1/8 turn. Doubtful that would cause a leak.
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Posted By XSleeper

It would probably be better to caulk it than not...

It would probably be better to caulk it than not to caulk it. Wood sucks up water from endgrain like a straw, so any caulking that keeps water out is usually a good thing. I'd use a concrete joint...
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Posted By marksr

I'd wash it down either using a bleach solution...

I'd wash it down either using a bleach solution or a commercial deck cleaner followed by a wood brightener. Once it dry it should be in great shape for any semi-transparent deck stain.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Mortar, just like any cement product cures via a...

Mortar, just like any cement product cures via a chemical process. It doesn't dry. It will cure and get stronger and stronger the longer it remains moist/wet. If it dries out the curing process...
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Posted By Marq1

No you only need to remove the loose material! ...

No you only need to remove the loose material!

And mortar is not waterproof.

Ive also never heard the misting part, mortar will set up in a couple hours so that is not going to do anything.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

If you've never done brick work wear gloves. ...

If you've never done brick work wear gloves. Many new people find it hard to not use their hands.

Also, make EVERY effort to not let the mortar touch the face of the bricks. Mortar will leave a...
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Posted By Dan1973

I'm no pro, but last summer I dabbled with...

I'm no pro, but last summer I dabbled with repointing some brick. Sounds like you've got the right idea. You don't have to chip out all of the mortar, just about 1/2"-3/4" deep and anything that is...
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Posted By manden

I will not recommend a brand because I would jinx...

I will not recommend a brand because I would jinx you but I will comment on what I would not buy.

I would buy a major established brand. Reliability stats are often misleading. When Bosch first...
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Posted By XSleeper

Good ol' MDF. It would benefit from some...

Good ol' MDF.

It would benefit from some filler (if any chips of the mdf are gone.) Then primer (I would mask everything off with paper and hit it with a spray can of Kilz original). Once that's...
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Posted By Geochurchi

Hi, have you tried another light in that fixture...

Hi, have you tried another light in that fixture to be sure itís not the power supply, you could also test that supply cord to be sure there is 33 VDC present.
Geo
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Posted By Marq1

It would not have a conventional bulb since LED,...

It would not have a conventional bulb since LED, did you call the manufacturer or supplier?
10-29-19, 07:59 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Yes..... turn the ball valve off and leave the...

Yes..... turn the ball valve off and leave the outside faucet open. Once that is done you could loosen that little brass cap on the valve and all the water will drain out of the valve and line.
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Posted By XSleeper

Nice job, looks like it was done right this time!...

Nice job, looks like it was done right this time! :thumbup:
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Posted By XSleeper

The pipe in the wall is wrong. Try replacing the...

The pipe in the wall is wrong. Try replacing the dryer hood outside, it should come with a new straight pipe. Your elbow should fit inside that new straight pipe.
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Posted By pugsl

No problem at all I would replace washer hoses...

No problem at all I would replace washer hoses with stainless ones. Good time to do this.
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Posted By Northern Mike

As long as you are using a hammer drill and not...

As long as you are using a hammer drill and not and SDS drill, you should be fine. I've had very little issue drilling into concrete or brick with my brushless hammer drill.

On question, is that...
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Posted By XSleeper

Doubtful... such a tiny round hole won't usually...

Doubtful... such a tiny round hole won't usually create a split or crack. If it was going to crack it would have done it when you were hammer drilling on it, or if you were real close to an edge....
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Posted By XSleeper

Yes... I would suggest you make a mounting block...

Yes... I would suggest you make a mounting block out of wood or PVC... slightly larger than your camera mount. Cut it out with a jigsaw if you want it to be round. Then mount it to the mortar with...
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Posted By Bud9051

Foil tape or duct mastic is often used to seal...

Foil tape or duct mastic is often used to seal all junctions and seams in ducting, especially when those leak areas are outside the conditioned living space. If this area is conditioned then...
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Posted By Ron53

Probably a mis-drilled screw hole, if you can get...

Probably a mis-drilled screw hole, if you can get to it maybe screw a short sheet metal screw into it. And seal it with a little silicone sealer on the screw before installing it.
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Posted By XSleeper

Foil tape........................................

Foil tape........................................
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Posted By Marq1

Compacted crushed limestone is the absolute best...

Compacted crushed limestone is the absolute best material for any type of paver project!

Question, what is that gap to the left of the door at the bottom?
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I would get some fine crushed stone or play sand....

I would get some fine crushed stone or play sand. Remove the pavers then put down some sand/stone and use a long stick or straight edge to smooth it out with a taper of about 1/8-1/4" per foot slope...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

You will need an Allen wrench to remove the...

You will need an Allen wrench to remove the handle. Once the handle is off you can remove the two screws holding the escutcheon plate in place. If you want to remove the decorative stem cover it...
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