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yeah I agree thats best. Thanks for the help all.

yeah I agree thats best. Thanks for the help all.
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I agree, i dont like the rounded edge on the...

I agree, i dont like the rounded edge on the bottom. They do not offer a straight edge piece of MDF. I would need to go pine or poplar. both are double the price and appear slightly crooked in...
10-20-19, 06:49 PM
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Sorry yes attached garage. Chicago and some...

Sorry yes attached garage.
Chicago and some burbs require EMC, but sure would be nice to FMC. Just for going from the end of that conduit to the panel. its really tight.
The previous owner finished...
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well i dont have pets or kids, but point taken....

well i dont have pets or kids, but point taken. The next owner might.
i cant find a good lumber yard close to me, and the home centers pine is in really bad shape.
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best material for shaker trim?

I am installing new baseboards which will evolve into all new trim everywhere.
I am even replacing doors and closet doors. from old cheap brown to new white shaker style everywhere.

I am...
10-20-19, 12:58 PM
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30 amp breaker for 240 from panel to garage

the previous owner had a 240 line run to the garage for a large compressor. He also had a transfer switch for a portable generator. Upon sale the inspector didnt like his wiring and flagged it. the...
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I think im doing a miter cut? I put the piece of...

I think im doing a miter cut? I put the piece of trim up against the fence, clamped as suggested and make my cut down through the MDF at a 45 degree.
the miter does have keyed stops, but the bevel...
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miter saw at 45 degrees issue?

I am cutting some rectangular shaker style base boards for an outside corner at 45.
the board is 3/4" thin and 4" tall. When i cut it at 90 and match it to a square its perfect.
when i tilt my...
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match hickory floor on stairs or use oak treads?

I used a pre finished engineered wood product from menards on the first floor.
now i want to do the stairs and hallways up stairs.

the stair nose of matching finish is much smaller which poses a...
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thanks for the opinions. I live by Chicago. Im...

thanks for the opinions. I live by Chicago. Im thinking like Dan, I dont wont to drag stuff across the back yard even if that is a better spot. Great point John. There is a storm sewer drain in that...
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marksr- in reality the electric and drainage only...

marksr- in reality the electric and drainage only runs along the very back property line. so it should not apply to the sides, but would in North Aurora, IL they require 2 copies of plat survey...
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advice on shed placement

I would like to build a shed. Local codes state based on my plat of survey in the attached illustration it must be set back 5 FT off property line. in my case I have a electrical and drainage...
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Xsleeper thanks for the advice. I forgot to...

Xsleeper thanks for the advice. I forgot to mention its a floating floor with the tongue and groove lock system like laminate. I took 3 boards as sample to discuss with the flooring dept manager and...
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Menards engineered hardwood issue

I have done 2 floors before and i wanted in my new house to do engineered hardwood on the first floor. I purchased a product from menards made by great lakes flooring company. its a hickory...
10-28-18, 12:08 PM
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PJMAX, I know. I feel like they did a horrible...

PJMAX, I know. I feel like they did a horrible job because the previous homeowner had already moved and they knew it would not be inspected. Why take the wire out of the line? so they could use it...
10-28-18, 11:19 AM
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240v run to attached garage

Hey Guys,

I am comfortable working safely with electric and have done so on many smaller 110 projects, but not sure if I can handle this.

I bought this house a year ago which had a 240 line run...
10-01-18, 02:00 AM
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All, thanks for the help. I got all 3 bathrooms...

All, thanks for the help. I got all 3 bathrooms completed and working properly.
09-30-18, 03:41 PM
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Guys thanks for the help. I can keep the neutral...

Guys thanks for the help. I can keep the neutral for the light and fan together? or do i need to add another white neutral wire so each device has a switched hot and neutral going to the switch box?...
09-16-18, 01:10 PM
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How to separate light and fan

I have a 1989 built home where all the bathrooms have one set of wiring going from the fan to the light to the switch.

How do I wire it up so I can use a dual switch and control each...
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no they still work, its a 5 light vanity. who...

no they still work, its a 5 light vanity. who knows.
basically its all on one wire so im just going to replace with a single paddle switch for now, its not that big of a deal.
thanks to you and...
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"So one black is a feed in, the other black is a...

"So one black is a feed in, the other black is a feed out, and the blue is your switch leg for the light AND fan."

That is correct, although one thing still bugging me, at one point the way i had...
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Posted By enrststavro1

okay so i hooked it up how you describe mossman....

okay so i hooked it up how you describe mossman. when i flipped the switch the light and fan come on, the other switch doesnt do anything and the wire is not live. I swapped the black wires and all...
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Posted By enrststavro1

yes, correct. sorry got busy with work for a...

yes, correct. sorry got busy with work for a minute, i will wire it up how you describe and post back here in the next hour.
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Posted By enrststavro1

but when i tested the wires with the circuit on...

but when i tested the wires with the circuit on the blue wire was not hot, only one of the black wires was hot

that being said I will try it.
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The previous set up was one basic switch...

The previous set up was one basic switch controlled the light above the mirror and a stand alone exhaust fan at the same time.
previous set up was the blue wire to one screw on the basic switch,...
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