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06-13-20, 05:34 PM
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Posted By denn30

as always, thanks for the suggestions. i didn't...

as always, thanks for the suggestions. i didn't read about the JB waterweld until just now or else i may have tried it. i applied the fiber fix tape to it and it seems to have stopped the leak. i'm...
06-02-20, 10:03 PM
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Views: 271
Posted By denn30

3 Inch Sanitary Tee Slow Drip

hi again!

seems like every time i get into the crawl space i find something else that needs fixing. it looks like there is a small drip in a 3 x 3 x 2 long radius sanitary tee. (see picture) looks...
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Views: 418
Posted By denn30

Transition Piece??

hi,

anybody have a good idea on how to attach a metal transition piece that goes from tile to laminate. unfortunately, it's over a concrete slab. would be a lot lot easier if it was over 3/4...
08-05-18, 04:14 PM
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Views: 2,329
Posted By denn30

thanks for the suggestion. i was able to find...

thanks for the suggestion. i was able to find some information and confirmed with the Moen representative that the Moen #10399 Extension kit would work.

and the good news is that it worked!! it...
07-23-18, 02:50 PM
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Posted By denn30

unfortunately there's no closet or sheetrock...

unfortunately there's no closet or sheetrock behind it. the wall behind it is an outside wall.
07-23-18, 10:52 AM
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Views: 2,329
Posted By denn30

Shower valve too short =(

hey guys,

had to re-tile a shower surround because the tub spout began pushing water back behind the tub and down into the kitchen area. of course, the adjuster and I didn't figure this out until...
04-17-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By denn30

thanks guys! i was able to reuse the angle valve...

thanks guys! i was able to reuse the angle valve with a new ferrule on virgin pipe. almost bought the 1/2 inch ferrule but then noticed it was OD (outside diameter?). the 5/8 ferrule worked great...
04-17-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By denn30

Question Reuse Compression Fitting?

hi all,

i just recently installed a quarter turn angle valve (compression fitting) for the dishwasher supply line. unfortunately it's way too low for the new base cabinet. i would have to cut...
04-16-18, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By denn30

thanks everyone, i appreciate all the advice!

thanks everyone, i appreciate all the advice!
04-16-18, 11:25 AM
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Views: 767
Posted By denn30

thanks xsleeper and stickshift, i'm going to...

thanks xsleeper and stickshift,

i'm going to use 1/2" plywood and shim up the back and sides. right now the front of the new cabinet sits on the tile while everything else drops down to the...
04-16-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By denn30

New Kitchen Cabinets on Tile Flooring

hi all,

i had to replace new kitchen base cabinets because of water damage. the previous flooring was tile on concrete slab.

previous owners tiled around the base cabinets. so now there is...
04-08-18, 01:14 PM
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Views: 858
Posted By denn30

thanks xsleeper!! that helps a lot.

thanks xsleeper!! that helps a lot.
04-08-18, 10:19 AM
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Views: 858
Posted By denn30

thanks for the reply! i was under the...

thanks for the reply!

i was under the impression that the batt insulation i purchased is made for 2x4 walls? and that the whole reason to get faced insulation is that it would act as a vapor...
04-08-18, 10:06 AM
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Views: 2,709
Posted By denn30

thanks for the idea ! so would you guys...

thanks for the idea ! so would you guys recommend furring out with plywood: 1) the entire height of the stud?, 2) just the stud to the left of the ABS drain pipe, or 3) the entire wall?

thanks!
04-08-18, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,709
Posted By denn30

New drywall when the ABS drain pipe is not flush with the studs?

hello!

so short story, there was a leak from the shower above, so all the drywall and insulation was removed by a mitigation company. now i have to put it back. i didn't really get a good look at...
04-08-18, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By denn30

Exterior Wall Batt Insulation Newbie Questions

hello!

so short story, there was a leak from the shower above, so all the drywall and insulation was removed by a mitigation company. now i have to put it back.

the wall is an exterior wall. ...
10-29-17, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By denn30

hi guys, just a final update in case someone has...

hi guys, just a final update in case someone has a similar situation to mine.

i shut off the main water. opened all the faucets both down stairs and upstairs. even detached the supply hot water...
10-04-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By denn30

thanks! unfortunately the pipe being in the...

thanks! unfortunately the pipe being in the crawl space it is indeed below the water heater.

what do you think? 1) turn off the main water supply, 2) open all the top floor and bottom floor...
10-04-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By denn30

hi, so i've been putting it off and going to...

hi, so i've been putting it off and going to tackle it this weekend. it turns out it's the hot water line.

what's the best way of draining the hot water line (NOT the hot water heater)?
...
10-02-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,984
Posted By denn30

hello, thanks for all the input especially...

hello,

thanks for all the input especially since my background is not in construction.

not sure if this is the correct way but wanted to give an update on what i did and maybe someone can use...
09-27-17, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,984
Posted By denn30

so far so good. i bought two 20 ton bottle...

so far so good. i bought two 20 ton bottle jacks. have jacked it up 1/2" over the last 3 days. i've been able to get a 60 inch board in the crawl space so hoping to be able to get a 84" inch, 2x8...
09-22-17, 11:30 PM
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Views: 2,984
Posted By denn30

Cracked Floor Joist Advice

hi !

so i was in the crawl space (really fun) replacing some duct work that was old and torn up. and unfortunately i found a crack in a floor joist which surprisingly corresponds to a depression...
09-20-17, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By denn30

thanks for all the advice. not sure yet what i'm...

thanks for all the advice. not sure yet what i'm going to do. going to tackle it this weekend. i'll report back when i finish it.

thanks!
09-20-17, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By denn30

that's true. good point on the couplers. ...

that's true. good point on the couplers.

but it sounds like i pretty much have to remove that whole section huh?

i'm tempted to use push fit fittings. anyone have an opinion on that? ...
09-20-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By denn30

Leaking copper joint: any better ideas?

hi !

i was down in the crawl space replacing some flexible duct work when i noticed a small puddle. =(

there's a leak at a small section of 1/2 copper pipe that connects it to a T connector...
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