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11-01-17, 04:35 PM
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Posted By DLH

Well the second crew came today. They agreed...

Well the second crew came today. They agreed there was no problem and I now have a new microwave.

DLH
10-30-17, 01:40 PM
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Posted By DLH

Should be interesting. The first crew could...

Should be interesting. The first crew could hardly speak English. When I talked to their boss on the phone she said she would send another crew. They're suppose to show up Wednesday.

DLH.
10-30-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By DLH

Because the old microwave stove combo was on a...

Because the old microwave stove combo was on a single 20 amp circuit with the outlet at the base of the wall, three years ago I opened up the wall and pulled another circuit for the new microwave.
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10-29-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By DLH

That's why I used the 2x4s as spacers instead of...

That's why I used the 2x4s as spacers instead of the trim piece. So it would be easy to remove the trim and reach in. If anyone would like to compare my setup to theirs here's some measurements. ...
10-29-17, 04:46 PM
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Views: 1,411
Posted By DLH

Here's another picture. To stabilize the...

Here's another picture. To stabilize the microwave the bolt tightens the microwave against the 2x4.

DLH
10-29-17, 04:31 PM
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Views: 1,411
Posted By DLH

Here's a picture of the outlet just above the old...

Here's a picture of the outlet just above the old microwave. Above the outlet is the bottom of the cabinet. On the extreme right you can see the shiny bolt that passes thru the floor of the cabinet...
10-28-17, 04:55 PM
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Views: 1,411
Posted By DLH

Is microwave receptacle legal?

Three. and half years go I removed an old stove with a microwave built on top. On top of the microwave sat an exhaust hood. Because of that the upper cabinet extends down 5" shorter than normal. ...
08-10-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

I am considering exterior flexible conduit. ...

I am considering exterior flexible conduit. Never worked with it before. Does it use the same fittings as rigid PVC?

DLH
08-09-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

Thanks, I see it now. I'm working on a patio and...

Thanks, I see it now. I'm working on a patio and I'm running PVC under a double 2" by 8" that supports the patio. I needed a way to come out from under the 2" by 8"s and mount an outlet on the face...
08-08-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

Hope I'm not bringing up an old topic but I have...

Hope I'm not bringing up an old topic but I have a problem that I see a solution too. In post #8 there's a picture of a fan, a cord with a red plug, and an open box. My question is this. The PVC...
06-06-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

Nice coop. Think I'll sent this thread to my...

Nice coop. Think I'll sent this thread to my nephew. May give him some ideas. I had thought about putting a while-in-use outlet next to the coop and running a heavy duty cord from there but...
06-06-17, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

How does liquidtight flex conduit terminate. ...

How does liquidtight flex conduit terminate. Does it require a box on each end? I'll do some research on it.

Don H
06-06-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

Didn't think about the wind. The coop is pretty...

Didn't think about the wind. The coop is pretty heavy but you never know. Maybe I can talk him into bigger patio blocks or even concrete and then anchor the legs to that.

Don H
06-06-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

I was planning on using PVC and thwn. I'm going...

I was planning on using PVC and thwn. I'm going treat the whole project as a damp location with a weatherproof outlet and light switches on the inside. Even the lights will have tempered glass...
06-06-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By DLH

Wiring non anchored chicken coop

My nephew wants me to wire his new chicken coop with a outlet plus a outdoor and a indoor light from a GFCI outlet located 15 ft away. The coop is 30 inches off the ground on 4x4 legs sitting on 12...
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Views: 963
Posted By DLH

Thanks, Some how I missed it when I was at...

Thanks,

Some how I missed it when I was at the store looking.

DLH
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Views: 963
Posted By DLH

Hardest aerosol paint?

I'm planning to repaint my heat/air conditioning wall vents. Many years back, I used a paint that claimed it was a one part epoxy. Maybe there is no such thing but the paint did not require a...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By DLH

I emailed Owens Corning yesterday asking them if...

I emailed Owens Corning yesterday asking them if the installer not being on their approved list had any affect on the warranty. I'm going to wait until I get an answer before I decide.

I'm not a...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By DLH

If an estimate states what materials are to be...

If an estimate states what materials are to be used and they are quality materials. And if the estimate also states how the materials are to be applied, such as sealing around vents, etc, what else...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By DLH

I know the value of a warranty. The reason I'm...

I know the value of a warranty. The reason I'm replacing the roof is because 12 years ago I installed Certainteed shingles myself. The shingles on the south side have lost almost all their sand and...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By DLH

Does contractor affect warranty?

I've gotten 4 estimates for shingles. The contractor with the lowest estimate would install Owen Corning Oakridge shingles with a lifetime warranty I looked on the Owens Corning website for...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By DLH

Yea, I live in Wisconsin. I don't understand...

Yea, I live in Wisconsin.

I don't understand where the moisture is coming from. Shouldn't the tile liner prevent the moisture in the flue gases from getting to the brick. If the moisture is...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By DLH

The chimney already has a tile liner. As far as...

The chimney already has a tile liner. As far as I know it's in good shape. How would another liner help.

DLH
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By DLH

What do you mean by a poor installation? I...

What do you mean by a poor installation?

I understand what is causing the brick face to fall off. With the new furnace putting less heat up the chimney any moisture in the brick is freezing,...
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Views: 1,315
Posted By DLH

Did new furnace cause chimney problems?

Iíve lived in my house, it was built in 1954, since 1976 with little or no problems with the chimney. About 5 years ago I had a new furnace installed. High efficiency but not a real high...
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