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Thanks. I was thinking at least a diameter of the...

Thanks. I was thinking at least a diameter of the bit away from the edge. This isnít a high-stress portion of the wall - nothing is bearing down on it directly from above where Iím drilling.
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Core drilling question - minimum distance

I need to make a 3" diameter hole in my outbuilding's foundation. It's 10" thick, poured concrete with rebar reinforcement. Concrete is about 5 years old. I've recently wet cored through a 30 year...
06-12-20, 04:26 PM
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The one thing I don't understand- how do you...

The one thing I don't understand- how do you drill the hole, install the sleeve and make it watertight, then do the same for the PVC to poly pipe? I'm assuming tolerances are pretty poor when it...
06-12-20, 01:24 PM
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Posted By ururk

Water line through concrete foundation

I have a 1" water line I need to run through my foundation wall. Wall is 10" thick, poured concrete.

I've done a bit of internet research, but have not yet assembled a full plan to accomplish...
06-02-20, 05:23 AM
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Posted By ururk

Thanks! I thought I had read that somewhere, but...

Thanks! I thought I had read that somewhere, but couldnít remember the part of code or what keywords to search.
06-01-20, 07:54 AM
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Duct seal in conduit ends?

I am running electrical though the side of my house using metal conduit, down through an LB. I assume silicone or some sort of high-quality caulk should be used to seal the pipe to the siding....
04-29-20, 03:01 PM
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Posted By ururk

Talked with the utility company. Meter is rated...

Talked with the utility company. Meter is rated up to 400k BTU, which leaves 149 BTU. They did not know what the pressure was, but said meters go up to 7 WC. I can request a pressure test, unsure...
04-27-20, 05:18 PM
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Posted By ururk

Yes - it'll be interesting to see what they say....

Yes - it'll be interesting to see what they say. But I presume with the higher pressure system, I'd be responsible for the regulator. They never called me back today, so I'm going to have to call...
04-27-20, 10:22 AM
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Posted By ururk

I called the gas company - they are going to have...

I called the gas company - they are going to have a service planner call me to verify our meter will support the additional load. I'll talk to them first, then HVAC.
04-26-20, 08:53 PM
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Yep - I picked up 14 Ga tracer wire from Menards....

Yep - I picked up 14 Ga tracer wire from Menards. I'm going to tape it to the pipe every couple of feet - I've read where inspectors want to see it "attached to the pipe" so it doesn't move during...
04-26-20, 08:23 PM
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Posted By ururk

The pipe is 1", about a 9' run.

The pipe is 1", about a 9' run.
04-26-20, 05:49 PM
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Posted By ururk

One other thing - do they have to size up the...

One other thing - do they have to size up the pipe from the gas meter? That was one thing I wanted to bring up with the HVAC company. It seems, anyways, that to keep the gas flowing properly it would...
04-26-20, 05:16 PM
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Posted By ururk

The radiant heating company spec'd a:Viessmann...

The radiant heating company spec'd a:Viessmann Vitodens 100-W WB1Bc 26 - 37,000-91,000 BTU/h

However, this was a few years ago and the model appears to be discontinued. I'm waiting to hear back...
04-26-20, 04:36 PM
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Posted By ururk

Finally, why ask here if I'm working with a...

Finally, why ask here if I'm working with a company?

1) I like being informed, and want to have an intelligent conversation with them
2) In my own industry, I know there are a million ways to do...
04-26-20, 04:31 PM
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Posted By ururk

A few other things: 1) I will be pulling a...

A few other things:

1) I will be pulling a mechanical permit for this line, when our local office starts accepting applications again
2) I'm in Michigan, near Detroit/Ann Arbor
3) Water boiler...
04-26-20, 04:28 PM
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Posted By ururk

New gas line to outbuilding

I am planning on running 150' of gas line (1-1/4") for a water boiler. 1" is right on the border for the BTU's needed. I'm going to have a plumber hook it up to our gas line coming from the meter....
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Posted By ururk

The motor is on a plate, and the springs are all...

The motor is on a plate, and the springs are all OK.
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Posted By ururk

Maytag Washing Machine motor "clicking"

We have a Maytag A710S Series 01 washing machine, and the motor has started to make a clicking noise when it runs. The washer enters the spin cycle, the tub spins, but I don't think it is wringing...
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Posted By ururk

Ok - just ordered some vinyl bolt caps. Hopefully...

Ok - just ordered some vinyl bolt caps. Hopefully it will hold up, just figured there might be a specific type of cap I should get.
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Posted By ururk

Clothes Washer Bleach Dispenser tube knocking

We have a Maytag A710S Series 01 washing machine, and the bleach dispenser tube no longer stays connected at the top. It doesn't get used anyhow, so I'd like to remove the tube and cap it off at the...
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Posted By ururk

Yes... I know this was kind of a stupid question...

Yes... I know this was kind of a stupid question - I just don't recall this much dripping in the fall, but it kind of shocked me. I had some cardboard next to the outbuilding's foundation, and it got...
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Posted By ururk

Exterior condensation on metal roof

Is EXTERIOR condensation/dew/dripping normal in the fall during cool mornings (when the sun comes out) on an unheated structure?
07-26-19, 08:51 AM
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Posted By ururk

Ah, got it! This should be a "fun" "rewarding"...

Ah, got it! This should be a "fun" "rewarding" experience. As has been the metal roof. And the soffit. :D
07-26-19, 08:45 AM
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Posted By ururk

I found a few metal-specific "circular" saws. I...

I found a few metal-specific "circular" saws. I think I'll go that route barring any major issues - they are priced around $100 and run at speeds as low as 3700RPM. Just need to decide on which one.
07-26-19, 08:19 AM
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Posted By ururk

I am planning on buying the recommended blade...

I am planning on buying the recommended blade (and running it in the direction as indicated by the mfg). But can I use a regular (hand) circular saw? I found a 7 1/4 5800RPM saw, but that sounds...
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