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09-27-19, 06:30 AM
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Just a quick update. I did manage see the...

Just a quick update. I did manage see the subfloor by opening a small hole in the adjoining wall. Sad to say, the subfloor is in such bad condition that Iím afraid any work on even a portion on it...
09-02-19, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Ronnie_

So I can confirm that I have the original plywood...

So I can confirm that I have the original plywood base underneath my shower pan. Now back to my original question, how do I raise and secure the pan corner from a 3/4" gap between the pan and wall to...
09-02-19, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Ronnie_

The camera is a great idea. I’m going to borrow...

The camera is a great idea. I’m going to borrow that one today since it will save me the effort of opening the ceiling just In case there’s another issue.
09-01-19, 11:02 AM
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Views: 509
Posted By Ronnie_

@XSleeper I yet have an idea of what’s below. I...

@XSleeper I yet have an idea of what’s below. I know from removing some tile on the side of the pan, there is a subfloor component. I also know that the one corner is where the dominant portion of...
09-01-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Ronnie_

WML13 You describe my bathroom with frightening...

WML13 You describe my bathroom with frightening accuracy. The only thing I haven't done yet is attempt to view my pan from below. I want to try to jack it into place using a bottle jack and some...
08-31-19, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Ronnie_

Yes. It is a pre-made piece set in place. I can’t...

Yes. It is a pre-made piece set in place. I can’t see how it’s attached at this point though.
08-31-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Ronnie_

Uneven Showerpan

I have a shower that failed. I replaced the drywall shower walls with cement board only to discover that the shower pan was uneven. I have a significant dip on one of the four corners. My question...
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Views: 278
Posted By Ronnie_

Sump Pump Drainage

Moved into a home in northern New Jersey a couple of months ago. As I was outside cleaning my car, I watched as my sump pump literally poured water directly behind and partially onto the gas meter to...
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Views: 344
Posted By Ronnie_

Hello Pete, thank you for taking the time to...

Hello Pete,

thank you for taking the time to help me understand this. Before I go ahead and connect everything, I just want to be sure of the starting position. You said it was the two wire and...
04-22-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Ronnie_

Here are more photos. I'm not sure what you need...

Here are more photos. I'm not sure what you need to see to make sense of this. I do not know if the digital system has a delay built in. Any idea how I might find out?
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Views: 344
Posted By Ronnie_

I was afraid there may be some miswiring. I am...

I was afraid there may be some miswiring. I am just now taking a crack at the light switches. The light fixture is what I wired and now I'm not sure if it was done correctly. I am uploading the...
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Views: 344
Posted By Ronnie_

That was my first thought. I do think that the...

That was my first thought. I do think that the 3-way switch in the 2-gang box is bad. I needed to be sure that it was in fact a 3-way before I went out to buy a new one. The left switch in the 2-gang...
04-22-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Ronnie_

Inherited Issues

I recently discovered that the central air in the home I just moved into isn't working. The digital control panel says everything is working perfectly but the system won't start. I went out to the...
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Posted By Ronnie_

Switch issues

Replaced a ceiling fan with a dome light. I would like to correct the orientations of the switches because the double box switch shuts off the light in more than one position including the center....
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Views: 381
Posted By Ronnie_

I am using a gas powered heater. The house was...

I am using a gas powered heater. The house was also built the same year. I know that pipes can degrade at any point but I've been able to look at the other house and have found much of their piping...
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Views: 381
Posted By Ronnie_

I will try. I have to say though, my parents have...

I will try. I have to say though, my parents have lived in the house next door for almost ten years and not once did this happen to them.
04-10-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Ronnie_

I should have walked away... It took hours...

I should have walked away...
It took hours getting the tile, not to mention the tile I had originally ordered that were complained about. After finally starting the renter came in and had a freak...
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Ronnie_

I am on municipal supply. There is a water...

I am on municipal supply. There is a water softener that was installed before I moved in. I am unhappy with it because it has a constant runoff that is wasting an unimaginable amount of water. I also...
04-09-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Ronnie_

So there were aspects of this project that were...

So there were aspects of this project that were better than expected and aspects that were far worse than I imagined. I should mention that I am working on second floor issues that are primarily...
04-09-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Ronnie_

So these illustrate what I had to do. It's not...

So these illustrate what I had to do. It's not what I wanted but it's what worked and will last for a while. I used pressure treated wood and 2x4s, something I had on hand, to provide support. I also...
04-09-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Ronnie_

Unfortunately, I donít have a better view point....

Unfortunately, I donít have a better view point. I only have close Ups and the dimension of the cut out which is 2í x 3í6Ē. I am hoping to be able to complete this job without further opening the...
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Ronnie_

Well that is a little disconcerting. If this...

Well that is a little disconcerting. If this doesnít say sediment to you, what do you think it could be? I have it in virtually all my hot water lines.
04-08-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Ronnie_

Picture as requested. Had to learn how to upload....

Picture as requested. Had to learn how to upload.

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Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Ronnie_

Murky Water and Sediment

It started with black sediment coming from my upstairs bathroom hot water faucet. I assumed it was the remnants of a washer that was disintegrating. After swapping the valve, I found the sediment to...
04-08-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Ronnie_

Studs not Found

So this is hopefully a problem that no one else has but others know how to deal with. I have to do a wall build and tile repair in an apartment. The photos of the inside wall shows that a stud in the...
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