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Need suggestions on 2nd story deck for Jacuzzi

I want a 2nd story deck for a 4 -5 person jacuzzi. What is sufficient sizes for this job? The deck will be approx 15ft wide and 5ft in depth.. Namely I am looking to find out what size joists I...
05-06-07, 09:28 AM
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Yeah, we're not in a real windy area at all. In...

Yeah, we're not in a real windy area at all. In fact the more I think of it the more I think this thing will be too heavy to blow over. Specially with what I'm putting in it. Guess if worse comes...
05-04-07, 02:23 PM
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Building a very small Storage Shed help?

I am building a small stand alone 4' x 8' by 8' tall storage shed to sit next to the side of the house. I planned to just build it on top of those already cast concrete floating peirs.

Can...
04-21-07, 06:03 PM
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Posted By dsfii

Small Storage Building Truss Designing?

Can anyone lead me to where I find the dimensions for a roof truss. I am building a very small 6' x 4' storage room outside and need a truss to span the 6' width of it. Where do I find the angles...
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Hello, I too am a beginner with not a lot of...

Hello, I too am a beginner with not a lot of money to spend here on a professional setup. I am trying to decide between a two cheaper models. Does anyone have a recommendation between which of...
11-01-06, 03:36 PM
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Posted By dsfii

Ah yes mine is a bit different, heres a pic. Im...

Ah yes mine is a bit different, heres a pic. Im not quite sure where to begin to remove the internals here:

http://www.dsfrobots.com/temp/showervalve.jpg
10-31-06, 06:57 AM
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Posted By dsfii

Well I have individual type valve that resembles...

Well I have individual type valve that resembles a cross of 4 lines, hot and cold in and the bath and shower head out. I can see that the handle comes off. Is the valve internals replaceable?
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10-30-06, 06:16 PM
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Posted By dsfii

Faulty Leaky Shower Valve replacement help

Its been about 2 months now and I'm finally ready to tackle my dripping bathtub faucet. I can only assume its gone bad from the really hard water we use to have before I installed a softner.
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10-02-06, 06:24 PM
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Posted By dsfii

Yes, Copper pipes. I'll try and find me a ph...

Yes, Copper pipes. I'll try and find me a ph test strip somewhere and check that out. The filter, I have removed now, but It was a sediment filter - not carbon.
09-29-06, 08:41 AM
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Posted By dsfii

Anyone know what causes all my faucets to have a...

Anyone know what causes all my faucets to have a light green type hard substance around the tips? I just noticed recently but I'm sure as hard as it is its been there a while? Does this reveal any...
09-28-06, 05:06 PM
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Posted By dsfii

I agree, it was the filter. I set it on bypass...

I agree, it was the filter. I set it on bypass and the water pressure is much better. Prob will end up taking the filter out because of this.

BTW,

Anyone know what causes all my faucets to...
09-18-06, 01:49 PM
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Posted By dsfii

No I have not had any test done on the water...

No I have not had any test done on the water besides the at home hardness test which resulted in 25gpg.

As for what I want to filter, haha, I guess I purchased it cause I just wanted to cleanest...
09-18-06, 08:29 AM
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Posted By dsfii

Water Softner Installation - Filter

Hello, I went out and installed a new Morton 27000 Water softner into our home and along with it I put in a GE whole house filter. After I finished and was checking for leaks I had to hit myself on...
10-08-05, 02:09 PM
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Posted By dsfii

1/3 the costs? I was under the impression that 6...

1/3 the costs? I was under the impression that 6 cubic yards of concrete, which is what I'd need for 30 inch 8 wide footings and 4" thick center slab for a 16' x 16' screen porch, was quite pricey...
10-08-05, 09:06 AM
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Posted By dsfii

Here in Indy our major fence companies use...

Here in Indy our major fence companies use quickset instead of concrete. They simple tap the quickset into the hole around the fence post and wahla, no setting time. Actually say its stronger than...
10-08-05, 09:00 AM
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Posted By dsfii

Well I believe I'm gonna have to end up brushing...

Well I believe I'm gonna have to end up brushing it on w/ nylon like behr recommends. I guess brushing it will be just about as hard as ragging.
10-08-05, 08:54 AM
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Posted By dsfii

Serious suggestion needed for screened porch installation?

I have roughly 7 inches from the bottom of door sill to the ground. This is nearly not enough to build a screen porch floor w/ 2x6 ledger and joices on top of a 2x8 beam.

My inquiry is, can I...
10-07-05, 02:51 PM
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Posted By dsfii

Best method to apply Behr waterproofing to Cedar Shadowbox Fence

Can someone tell me the most effective method to applying Behr's cedar tone Waterproofing to my new cedar shadowbox style fence.

Is it possible to apply this using a rag? As many crevises on a...
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Posted By dsfii

I've already spoke with our building inspector...

I've already spoke with our building inspector and am about to apply for the permits, just trying to find what I want first and what I need...

So slab won't work then for a screened in porch,...
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Posted By dsfii

I'm starting to like the idea of pouring over the...

I'm starting to like the idea of pouring over the old slab. What I need is a 14' by 21' slab right off the house. That way if I just pour it over the old one, I will have slab to set the hot tub...
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Posted By dsfii

Well I dont want the hot tub directly in front of...

Well I dont want the hot tub directly in front of the patio door, I want it moved over where I will be building a deck level with the top of the hot tub so it looks flush.


BTW can you create a...
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Posted By dsfii

Yeah I think I will prob end up removing the slab...

Yeah I think I will prob end up removing the slab to make room, the land slopes off a bit so I will prob be alright removing just a bit of the dirt near the house to make room for the joists.
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Posted By dsfii

Low clearance under patio door, ledger how?

I need suggestions for the following. I am building a screened porch off the back of my house but have a slight issue w/ the clearance between the 10' concrete slab that is right outside the patio...
07-14-05, 09:34 PM
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Posted By dsfii

Awesome, have any links or part numbers?

Awesome, have any links or part numbers?
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Posted By dsfii

Thank you for getting down to business :)

Thank you for getting down to business :)
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