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Thanks for the replies guys. As to not attaching...

Thanks for the replies guys. As to not attaching a picture, the job has not yet been done, so the only picture would be of my flashing, which is pretty self explanatory; it simply straddles the...
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Posted By spauld

Install new roof OVER woodstove apex flashing?

Hey all - I had a roofing contractor surprise me with the suggestion that I would NOT need to remove my apex flashing for my wood stove, before he installed my new roof. Since my wood stove chimney...
10-20-16, 08:49 AM
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Posted By spauld

Thanks Chandler. I ordered one of these from...

Thanks Chandler. I ordered one of these from Ferguson and have it screwed into my plywood floor and ready to go. I had another question that popped into my head recently..... If the pre slope...
10-19-16, 03:52 PM
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Posted By spauld

How much support does Concrete Backer Board need for ceiling tile install?

I'm installing a new shower and want to install tile on the ceiling of the shower as well. This is new construction, so the ceiling rafters are approx. 16" on center. I'm using the 1/2" Durock CBU...
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Posted By spauld

Choosing the proper shower pan drain

Hey all,

I'm planning to install a concrete shower pan and need help choosing the proper drain and strainer. I have a roughed-in 2" PVC drain pipe and so I believe I need an adjustable 2" drain. ...
10-13-15, 10:24 AM
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Posted By spauld

Marker-I'm using cedar mostly due to the fact...

Marker-I'm using cedar mostly due to the fact that the interior of the barn is finished (man cave/home brewery) and the cedar works with my "decor". Truth is the load I'll be lifting is only approx...
10-13-15, 10:15 AM
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Posted By spauld

All good info....thanx very much!

All good info....thanx very much!
10-06-15, 08:45 AM
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Posted By spauld

Question about strength of 6" x 6" cedar beam

I have a large yard barn with a loft and I want to insert a 6" x 6" x 8' long western cedar beam into the upper peak of my end wall, at just one end of barn. My hope is to attach a small hoist for...
06-22-15, 10:23 AM
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Posted By spauld

Sorry stickshift, I've already placed the order...

Sorry stickshift, I've already placed the order for the Corian. This is actually for my "brew house" (home brewing). I find the Corian to be quite forgiving when setting a hot kettle on the surface...
06-22-15, 09:41 AM
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Posted By spauld

Corian adhesive question...

I received a quote at Lowes the other day to order a small Corian counter top for a set of kitchen cabinets (24"wide x 59" long), with one hole cut for a sink. The quote was nearly $1200!! After...
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Posted By spauld

OK...also good to know since I don't think I'll...

OK...also good to know since I don't think I'll have room in the trench (or a real stable way) to set up any kind of drill stand. The more I hear about this, the more I like Pilot's rotary hammer...
06-04-15, 10:49 AM
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Posted By spauld

How much oil to use for evap cooler fan axel AND how to make cooler quieter!?

This is probably a stupid question, but I've never been afraid of asking dumb questions! :HF2: .....how much oil should I squeeze into those little spring loaded oil caps on top of each end of my...
06-04-15, 09:25 AM
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Posted By spauld

I have a bunch of 3/4" pex I purchased for a...

I have a bunch of 3/4" pex I purchased for a greatly reduced price, so that was my reason for choosing it. Also, I've read that it is somewhat more forgiving if the line somehow freezes. Not sure if...
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Posted By spauld

Thanks everyone!....as usual, great info and I...

Thanks everyone!....as usual, great info and I appreciate it very much!
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Posted By spauld

Coring through my foundation wall; a few questions

I'm running a sewer line from an outbuilding in my back yard and need to core through my foundation wall in my house. I figure the hole will be about 40" below grade, just above the footer. I...
06-02-15, 03:39 PM
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Posted By spauld

Lawrosa - I'm curious about your suggestion to...

Lawrosa - I'm curious about your suggestion to locate the PRV in the outbuilding, instead of under my house where I plan to tie-in to my incoming water line. ...Not sure what the city PSI is before...
05-29-15, 10:14 AM
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Posted By spauld

OK, good info on the nibblet I had considered...

OK, good info on the nibblet I had considered protecting the PEX ins some way, and I always have short scraps of PVC laying around, so I'll use one of those. Probably use some spray foam to lock...
05-28-15, 02:30 PM
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Posted By spauld

Thanks guys, very helpful info! To save money I...

Thanks guys, very helpful info! To save money I would consider Furd's option, however I don't think my PRV was very expensive. Think I got it at Home Depot for around $65. Pilot's option, might be...
05-28-15, 08:42 AM
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Posted By spauld

Where to tie in for auxiliary water line?

I plan to run water to an outbuilding I constructed which has raised a few questions. I'm using 3/4" or 1/2" PEX and the distance is approximately 40' to the building. The building will have a...
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