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04-07-19, 09:41 AM
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Posted By cardsfan

I definitely don't intend to spin them. I was...

I definitely don't intend to spin them. I was just thinking they would spin naturally when you open or close the valve. I'll just make sure I grip it with the other hand before doing that.
04-07-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By cardsfan

Question on shark bite valves

I installed my first shark bite angle valves on 1/2 inch copper today. Are they supposed to be able to pivot around the end of the copper pipe? When I first saw that I was reluctant to turn the...
03-25-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By cardsfan

The installation manual does have a 4 wire...

The installation manual does have a 4 wire connection as well as 3 but my circuit only has 3 unless I run a new 10/3 with ground which I'm trying to avoid.
03-25-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By cardsfan

I was wrong. The dryer circuit has no bare wire....

I was wrong. The dryer circuit has no bare wire. Only red, black, and white. So I assume I wire it like the manual shows: red to red, black to black, and white and green from oven to white from...
03-25-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By cardsfan

The installation manual shows for a 3 wire hookup...

The installation manual shows for a 3 wire hookup that the green and white from the oven are both connected to the neutral wire from breaker? I assume by neutral it is the bare wire and not the...
03-25-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By cardsfan

Question on circuit for wall oven

As part of a remodel we are installing a wall oven. The installation manual says the circuit required is 208v,60Hz 12 amp or 240v,60Hz 15 amp. Can I use a circuit already in place that used to go...
Replies: 1
Views: 4,609
Posted By cardsfan

Best way to seal dryer vent in brick wall?

I just moved our dryer to an exterior wall and had to drill a hole through brick for the vent. 4 inch sheet metal will go in there of course. What is the best way to seal it up at the brick? I'm...
03-09-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By cardsfan

Well wouldn't ya know, 2 minutes after starting...

Well wouldn't ya know, 2 minutes after starting this thread it stopped. I've got it done now. I did turn pump off then hot water heater and closed it's valve. I've never seen anything like that. ...
03-09-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By cardsfan

How much water can there be in your system?

I'm attempting to sweat on some new water lines today but I can't get the pipes drained. I cut into both hot and cold in the basement only after turning off the water valve at the tank (I have a...
03-09-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By cardsfan

We are replacing that door anyway so by cutting...

We are replacing that door anyway so by cutting all the way to the rough opening I save one 48" butt joint.

Thanks for the reply. I think I'll cut at the top of washer box and put the tapered...
03-08-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By cardsfan

Question on hanging drywall for remodel

I'm remodeling out laundry room and half bath and have a question on the best way to hang drywall for ease of taping. I don't intend to tape it if I can find a pro to do a small job. My taping...
03-07-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By cardsfan

question on copper supply line extension??

I see in my plumbing that the copper supply lines to a vanity have extensions above each going up about 30 inches and capped off (inside the wall of course). I suspect this is to eliminate water...
03-06-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By cardsfan

I kinda figured that. It's gonna work out...

I kinda figured that. It's gonna work out anyway. I can have the trap virtually where is was before and Tee in the bar sink.

Thanks for the input.
03-06-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By cardsfan

After studying up on venting I don't think I have...

After studying up on venting I don't think I have a problem. The 2 sinks are only 20 inches apart and I can feed them both into the one trap at the existing location. To rotate the vanity I have...
03-06-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By cardsfan

Surge in water lines

Is there a difference in water hammer versus surging (pulsing) in water lines? I know the hammer sound when a faucet is turned off rapidly but what I'm referring to as a surge or pulse is as the...
03-05-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By cardsfan

That may be an issue. The vanity drain comes out...

That may be an issue. The vanity drain comes out of the wall 5 ft 9 from the exterior wall. I assume the vent is somewhere in there. I have only opened up half of that wall so now I guess I need to...
03-05-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By cardsfan

Question on adding a sink

I'm remodeling a half bath and adding a coffee bar on the other side of the wall from the vanity.. The vanity is being moved 90 degrees so I have to move the drain pipe and supply lines about 6...
03-03-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By cardsfan

I guess I'm afraid to whack on it much. I sure...

I guess I'm afraid to whack on it much. I sure don't want it to break. I was thinking trying my oscillating multi-tool. Maybe to get most of the drywall off and down to the glue. Then maybe put...
03-03-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By cardsfan

How to remove drywall glued onto back splash

I'm remodeling a bathroom which requires moving the vanity to a new wall. It has some kind of synthetic granite top and separate back splash which was glued onto the drywall behind it. I could not...
03-02-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By cardsfan

Ceramic tile. I didn't know what the right forum...

Ceramic tile. I didn't know what the right forum would be. The moderator can move it if he wants. Thanks for the replies.
03-01-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By cardsfan

These are about as good as I can get.

These are about as good as I can get.
03-01-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By cardsfan

Question on subfloor damage

Hello. First time poster here. I have a question about possible insect (termite?) damage to my subfloor. If this is not the best forum can the moderator please move to wherever is appropriate.
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