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11-16-19, 02:22 PM
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Posted By burrmanchu

Can the wave tape be sewn to any style of...

Can the wave tape be sewn to any style of curtain? (obviosly not grommets etc but pocket rod or similar)

It seems I'm going to have to go full DIY on this :(

I honestly can't believe there...
11-13-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By burrmanchu

Is it possible to just use a rod pocket curtain...

Is it possible to just use a rod pocket curtain with the pins? Or will it look bad
11-13-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By burrmanchu

Types of Curtains/Drapes for Traverse Rod (that aren't pinch pleat)?

Hey guys... Had to get a traverse (corded) double rod for a large bay window situation. The rest of the room is modern/contemporary styled, so I do NOT want pinch pleats. Trying to find other...
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By burrmanchu

@cwbuff - What did you mean about the hearth...

@cwbuff - What did you mean about the hearth framing? You mean you framed around it with the flooring and then ran the diagonal up to that? Or you used some kind of shoe?... I've got the same...
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Views: 552
Posted By burrmanchu

Anybody? Easy way to square a corner or lay a...

Anybody? Easy way to square a corner or lay a grid in a weird shaped room?
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By burrmanchu

How to Square Diagonal Hardwood Floor Installation

Hey guys,

I'm installing some 3/4" hardwood flooring in my LR/DR, and I want to lay it diagonally... (Yes I have the extra for waste etc)... The problem is that everything I look at says to start...
03-10-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By burrmanchu

Hum/Buzz from LED dimmer and recessed lights (one side only)

Hey guys,
I got a LED compatible dual dimmer switch (two dimmer sliders in one switch). I put a couple LED recessed lights on the first side. Works perfectly. Then I wired up 4 cans with E26...
03-04-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By burrmanchu

@geo - The ceiling isn't finished yet, but it...

@geo - The ceiling isn't finished yet, but it will be. Currently just open joists.

@ib - so basically it's fine? lol
03-03-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By burrmanchu

Bit confused as to the "shielded" aspect.. Where...

Bit confused as to the "shielded" aspect.. Where would I even find 18/2 shielded wire? Would that be a metal sheath inside the plastic? This is the wire I have:
...
03-03-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By burrmanchu

Garage Door wiring parallel to 120v circuit...

Is it ok to run 18g thermostat (garage door sensor) wire through the same joist holes as the regular wiring across the garage ceiling? Is there any code against this? Is there any danger to it? I...
02-27-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By burrmanchu

Are DPDT switches the same as a standard 4-way...

Are DPDT switches the same as a standard 4-way from the box store?

I've worked with DPDT switches in guitars but never in a wall switch. Not sure what to look for.

Thanks!
Brian
02-27-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By burrmanchu

Is there any way to do this involving 2 switches?...

Is there any way to do this involving 2 switches? As in, two switches to control one light, but when that light is off, another would be powered? Getting complicated here... lol

Thanks
Brian
02-26-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By burrmanchu

3 way (SPDT) Switch to alternate light sources?

Hey guys, quick question...

Instead of using multiple 3-way switches for one run of lights, can you use one 3-way switch to alternate between 2 light sources?

I assumed so but I figured I'd...
07-26-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By burrmanchu

That's what I'm talkin about! Thank you. Duly...

That's what I'm talkin about! Thank you. Duly noted.
07-25-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By burrmanchu

It's fine man no hard feelings. I wasn't trying...

It's fine man no hard feelings. I wasn't trying to be a dick. Mainly I just could use advice on what features are the most important to look for if I was to buy a window that isn't top notch. I...
07-21-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By burrmanchu

I wasn't offended by a "long detailed post". ...

I wasn't offended by a "long detailed post". Please... It seemed like I pissed you off somehow, which is odd because you've helped me out a ton before. Pardon the paraphrasing... but synopsis:
...
07-20-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By burrmanchu

" I have never cared about the VT number in all...

" I have never cared about the VT number in all these years, i dont know why you are so focused on it"

Because it's the only noticeable difference in ratings of the two windows, and a large...
07-20-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By burrmanchu

Yes, vinyl. I understand there are countless...

Yes, vinyl.

I understand there are countless brands, windows, and series'... that's why I tried to specifically list the brand, window, series, and glass package as best I could. Also gave links...
07-20-18, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By burrmanchu

No window people out there? :(

No window people out there? :(
07-19-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By burrmanchu

Energyweld vs VinylKraft and VL/VT rating...

Hey guys,

Replacing a picture window with a bay window in my living room. Based on budget I've narrowed it down to two options. One place uses Energyweld (Polaris manufactured) windows, and one...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By burrmanchu

Seems that the two "always hot" ones are the feed...

Seems that the two "always hot" ones are the feed in, the "always dead" are the switch drop. If you put in a new light, you would connect the "always hot" black wire to the "always dead" white wire,...
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By burrmanchu

Fluorescent Light Fixture Size (with same bulbs)?

Quick question that stumped me...

Is there any reason at all to buy a bigger fixture (for instance, 24"x48" instead of 7"x48") that uses the exact some type and number of bulbs?

I see 2xT8 ...
04-14-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By burrmanchu

Thanks again man! I feel like I'm asking idiot...

Thanks again man! I feel like I'm asking idiot questions sometimes, but I'd rather be redundant than miss something simple. Appreciate the help. Have a good one~
04-14-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By burrmanchu

Awesome, thanks XS... quick question though. If I...

Awesome, thanks XS... quick question though. If I need to raise the door 3/4" or so, would I still be OK with the sill, or should I get a prehung without it and just get a threshhold like there is...
04-14-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By burrmanchu

I almost forgot... the floor inside is raised...

I almost forgot... the floor inside is raised 5/8" from where it was (added plywood over plank subfloor) and will be another 3/4" once the hardwood is down. As it is now the door will just clear...
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