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I am raising because the joists run perpendicular...

I am raising because the joists run perpendicular to the stack, and there is no room to place the drain between the joists. stack | | | <-- shower
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Posted By bob_bananas

Raised Shower tray

Hi

I am installing a new corner shower in an upstairs bathroom. The shower needs to be installed Over the floor joists, so I will be raising the shower tray.

I saw on YouTube that there are...
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Posted By bob_bananas

Ok, I tried the casters and putting a...

Ok,

I tried the casters and putting a drawer slide on the top of the pullout to make sure that it won't tip over. This did not work for a number of reasons.

the floor is not level, so the...
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Posted By bob_bananas

Pantry rollout slides

Hi

I am building a pantry rollout between my two refrigerators. The rollout is 7 wide, 32 deep and about 6 tall and will contain shelves. It sits on casters. There are no wooden walls between...
10-26-18, 01:35 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

FYI I believe it was the thermostat. I...

FYI

I believe it was the thermostat.

I have a Lux 500 thermostat

The differential or "swing" was set to 4 degrees (too high)
Yet the therm kicked in when the temp was just 1 degree below...
10-17-18, 09:57 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Hi Pete, Thanks for replying. It is a...

Hi Pete,

Thanks for replying. It is a boiler. The model is a weil-mclain E-D-5

Upon further examination,

It ignites fine when cold or if it has not lit for a while (as mentioned , I...
10-17-18, 02:30 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Delayed Ignition

Hi,

I have an old Weil-Mclain chimney vent gas water boiler (it is a furnace, not a hot water heater).

Last winter, the furnace started making popping noises/explosions that was very...
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Posted By bob_bananas

Hi Spott I think the current expansion tank...

Hi Spott

I think the current expansion tank is a #60 ( its about 3' long). It's by the boiler so its not that obtrusive but still it takes up a lot of space, If I keep the cast iron rads, the...
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Posted By bob_bananas

Hi guys I do not want the splits since they...

Hi guys
I do not want the splits since they stick out of the house and protrude inside the house and are unsightly,

I just found out about smart TRV's - radiator valves that can be controlled...
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Posted By bob_bananas

Replacing a hot water boiler and radiators

Hi

I have a 100 year old house with hot water cast iron radiators. The issue is that the boiler is on its last legs and may be leaking

I can just replace the boiler but there are pros and cons:...
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Posted By bob_bananas

I checked and the there is room on the sides. ...

I checked and the there is room on the sides.

Someone mentioned elsewhere, that instead of the entire 1/2" plywood, that he places three furring strips ,on each side, from the floor to the shelf...
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Posted By bob_bananas

Hi Brian Thanks, "The 1/2" plywood...

Hi Brian

Thanks,

"The 1/2" plywood sides . .rest on the very bottom shelf or floor".
I'll have to check if I can do this since there are drawers under the cut-out, and I don't know if I...
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Posted By bob_bananas

Supporting a wall oven in a standard oven cabinet

Hi

I have a standard oven utility cabinet and am installing a single electric wall oven into it.

The cabinet has side and back walls, and a face frame. There is no solid bottom.

The...
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Posted By bob_bananas

That is why I said 2 dual-combination switches. ...

That is why I said 2 dual-combination switches.

Furthermore,

I only have 1 controller.

So I need to either get 4 DC Rgb on/off switches to switch these on and off after the controller.
...
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Posted By bob_bananas

LED strip light switch

Hi

I am installing undercabinet LED strips. In addition, I have cabinets with glass fronts that I am also going to put strips into. I have this setup on both sides of the kitchen. So I want 4...
12-05-17, 06:22 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

You’re right. I can probably fit all of them....

You’re right. I can probably fit all of them. However, this leaves me with almost no additional circuits, for something in the future.

At the BB, There is a GE PowerMark Gold 125 Amp 14-Space...
12-04-17, 08:17 AM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Hi lambition I will check whether I can add...

Hi lambition

I will check whether I can add three new breakers. What do you mean by "adding new circuits"? The current main panel is full.

To re-cap:

I have three panels:

1. The main...
11-29-17, 10:27 AM
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Posted By bob_bananas

GE Circuit breakers in a THQL panel

Hi,

I have old house with 2 old GE panels. The first panel accepts THQP breakers, and I have been replacing the fat breakers with thin THQP breakers, since I have added a lot of outlets etc. ...
11-21-17, 04:13 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Wall Oven cabinet dimensions

Hi

I asked this question on the electrical forum, but I think it pertains more to this forum

I am installing a single wall electrical oven and I bought a huge oven 8' cabinet designed for this...
11-21-17, 09:36 AM
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Posted By bob_bananas

So, is the consensus that 10G is ok for the 20A?...

So, is the consensus that 10G is ok for the 20A? I do not know if the 50w drop will affect the oven's performance or its circuitry.

While we are talking about wall ovens . .

My cabinet is 23...
11-21-17, 07:15 AM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Thanks guys I thought that perhaps a larger...

Thanks guys

I thought that perhaps a larger amp meant that it would provide better heating results, since preheat time seems to be a factor. But I have not seen any article that considers this...
11-19-17, 06:20 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Hi Guys I looked up some of the specs on the...

Hi Guys

I looked up some of the specs on the wall ovens and I am getting a bit confused.

The models that I am looking at (single wall convection oven) are all 20 Amp
However, the models all...
11-12-17, 12:41 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Thanks guys Bottom line is that there is...

Thanks guys
Bottom line is that there is virtually no voltage drop for that run with 8 gauge. Great point about the 8-3 or 8-2. thanks
11-12-17, 12:28 PM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Thanks Pete Good point about the circuit....

Thanks Pete

Good point about the circuit. But I am not sure whether 40A circuit breakers are normally used for a standard 30A oven
Additionally , the NMB wire is rated to 90 degrees, so I am not...
11-12-17, 10:06 AM
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Posted By bob_bananas

Smile Wall oven - wiring voltage drop

Hi

I am installing a single wall oven (probably a standard 240/30A) (we have not yet decided the exact model).
The run is approx 60'

What gauge wire will I need ?

I saw a post here that...
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