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Thanks. I will be putting in a switch as well.

Thanks. I will be putting in a switch as well.
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Thanks for the reply. The outlet has a test...

Thanks for the reply. The outlet has a test button, so I would loose the lights if it was tripped.

The wire that runs from the panel to the outdoor outlet goes right past the spot where I want...
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Thanks for the reply. I have mapped out the...

Thanks for the reply. I have mapped out the house circuits and there is a 20 Amp circuit close to the fluorescent lights that has only an outdoor outlet on it. I use the outlet for electric yard...
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Connecting 6 fluorescent lights

Hello -
I have six T8 24" single tube fluorescent light fixtures (10+ years old) that I want to use in my basement. I have a circuit available nearby that has only a few outlets on it. Is it okay...
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Thanks for the reply and advise. I was thinking...

Thanks for the reply and advise. I was thinking about power washing but thought I should remove all of the current stain and get to bare wood. Would it be okay to stain over what I can't get off...
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Cedar fence stain bubbling and blistering after ~4 years

My cedar fence is bubbling in several spots. I stained it with Olympic clear stain about 7 years ago. It was okay for a couple of years then about 2 years ago air bubbles started to form in spots...
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Handyone - your number 2 solution is what I was...

Handyone - your number 2 solution is what I was trying. The inlet view of my fitting is shown below. The nut turns separate from the body of the fitting. I will try the teflon paste.

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Sorry again for not knowing the correct terms....

Sorry again for not knowing the correct terms. Some of this is plumbing 101 for me. The tag from the part is below. Its says "comp female swivel" for one end. Only one side has a ferrule and nut. ...
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Sorry for the confusion. My intent is to use the...

Sorry for the confusion. My intent is to use the existing elbow which is why I tried the straight compression to compression fitting. The leak is above the compression nut on the elbow end of the...
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No sweat plumbing fittings ... if possible

I am doing a remodel of a 1950's bathroom. I would like to put shutoffs on the sink faucet inlets. Current fitting is a sweated elbow (see pic). I would prefer to avoid sweating the connection so I...
10-22-14, 12:26 PM
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Posted By aconti

I was hoping I didn't have to get all the way to...

I was hoping I didn't have to get all the way to room temperature by using the dehumidifier and keeping the humidity level down.

The window is only 6 years old. The weather stripping is good. ...
10-21-14, 11:06 AM
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Thanks CasualJoe. I have a dehumidifier in the...

Thanks CasualJoe. I have a dehumidifier in the room and keep the level as low as 25 at times. This has reduced the amount of moisture that forms on the metal but doesn't eliminate it. I was...
10-21-14, 06:43 AM
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Hi and thanks for the reply. Using the...

Hi and thanks for the reply. Using the dehumidifier keeps the window panes mostly dry. The problem is condensation on the metal frame underneath the wood trim. Condensation / ice forms on the...
10-21-14, 05:20 AM
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Posted By aconti

custom heat wire install

I have a rather unique freeze problem that might be solved with heat cable. My house has a large bow window that is wood inside with a vinyl exterior. The window panes are constructed with an...
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Pump seems okay. I will check the springs and...

Pump seems okay. I will check the springs and snubber. Thanks for the advice.
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The basket is not loose in the tub. Both move...

The basket is not loose in the tub. Both move together and the movement does not feel loose. I am not able to move the basket toward the center of the tub at all. Thanks.
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Posted By aconti

Model MAV408DAWW Thanks.

Model MAV408DAWW
Thanks.
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Maytag washer spin problem with heavy loads

Hello-
My Maytag leaves heavy loads very wet. All other functions work fine. Checked all settings and the belt looks fine. Springs are good too. Did notice that the steel drum is not centered in...
10-05-11, 10:03 AM
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Thanks for the advice! I think I have a plan now...

Thanks for the advice! I think I have a plan now and will definitely run the second conduit while I have the ground open.
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10-02-11, 07:44 AM
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Posted By aconti

Thanks for the reply. I guess part of my...

Thanks for the reply.

I guess part of my question is what wires I would need for the run.

There is what looks like a 14-2 line running from the house from when the house was built (1950's). ...
10-01-11, 04:06 PM
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Posted By aconti

Is 2" underground conduit ok?

I want to connect my detached garage to my house via underground cable to run electric service and have room for a generator feed back to a transfer switch. The underground run is about 10 feet. I...
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Posted By aconti

Replacement pop up tub drain parts

I'm remodelling a '50 bathroom. The pop up drain has a busted spring which is no longer attached to the drain plug clevis rod. If I can get the spring rod I can fix it. Anyone know where I can find...
12-17-09, 05:53 AM
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Posted By aconti

Thanks. Surface applied membrane? Can you...

Thanks. Surface applied membrane? Can you explain?
12-15-09, 06:02 AM
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Posted By aconti

The walls are plaster except for an 3' x 5' area...

The walls are plaster except for an 3' x 5' area I repaired using cement board.

Thanks for the advice.
12-14-09, 10:13 AM
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Posted By aconti

Large tiles on the shower wall...

I am updating a tub/shower. I have two questions...so far...

Can I install 13 X 13 ceramic tiles on a shower wall? Will the weight of the tile be too much to adhere?

Also, the walls have...
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