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11-16-20, 09:04 AM
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It's a water softener if there's confusion about...

It's a water softener if there's confusion about the subject matter. Thanks.
11-15-20, 05:06 PM
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Question Ecowater 3000R30 always draining water

System is constantly draining. I never noticed before and wonder how long it's been draining like that since it is operating correctly, 97% usually available. I had to reroute the drain hose which...
09-21-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By drumz

Perfect, thanks for that, guess I misremembered,...

Perfect, thanks for that, guess I misremembered, one nail and stud locating.
Appreciate your time and effort!
09-20-20, 03:10 PM
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Views: 271
Posted By drumz

It's primed, a contractor did 75% and I helped...

It's primed, a contractor did 75% and I helped with every board, cut every one of them and did a quarter of the nailing. We nailed the top @ 3/4 and the bottom between 1 and 1.5" and we have a...
09-20-20, 11:24 AM
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Views: 271
Posted By drumz

Question New siding over old: question about nailing schedule

I am finally finishing the residing of the back side of my house. It originally had cedar lap siding and then they applied cedar shake shingles over that. I removed all the shingles and am going to...
09-07-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By drumz

Yes, they just ran 2x4's along the exterior...

Yes, they just ran 2x4's along the exterior siding and attached from there. When I put in a pocket door I found they just rocked over the old siding. This was an owner built house and he used...
09-06-20, 12:32 PM
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Views: 211
Posted By drumz

Thanks for the reply! The bump is where the old...

Thanks for the reply!
The bump is where the old original house/siding meets the new old siding. It is plum at the top and bottom but bows out and I'm not sure if they used a warped stud there or...
09-06-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By drumz

Yes that's fine for the gap but not for making...

Yes that's fine for the gap but not for making the 2 sides plum. You can't smooth that stuff but you can cut it that stuff is hard to manage. Thanks
09-05-20, 10:55 PM
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Views: 211
Posted By drumz

Question New siding over older and then even older

This the last bit of siding on a almost full tear down remodel started in 2017. Complete new metal roof with ice/fire undercoat and open cell insulation inside so it is all new and tight.
The house...
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By drumz

Question Extend electrical boxes before tiling?

JUst ordered the tile for the back splash in my kitchen. There are numerous outlets and plugs that I have bought box extenders for one of them being a 4-gang.
My question is should I extend the...
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By drumz

Exclamation Tile over latex a problem?

Finally getting around to doing the backsplash in our newly remodeled kitchen. Before I caught them, someone painted over the green board on one wall with latex, one coat. Should I be worried about...
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Views: 334
Posted By drumz

Ok thanks. I guess I need to buy 150' of outdoor...

Ok thanks. I guess I need to buy 150' of outdoor ethernet cable and run it down there.
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Views: 334
Posted By drumz

Here's a pic of the wire. It is telephone wire...

Here's a pic of the wire. It is telephone wire which is probably why it was free. But still, shouldn't it work?
And oh, it's 12 wires!
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By drumz

You're correct, that's what it is, telephone...

You're correct, that's what it is, telephone wire. It was not twisted but the color coding was good so I just followed it on both ends.It's almost dark but will take a pic.
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By drumz

Using different size wire for ethernet?

So I have a barn 100' from my house that I'd like to connect to the internet. When we had our septic system redone I had to run electrical down there and also laid down in the trench cable I got from...
10-22-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By drumz

HaHa If I knew what I meant would I be here?

HaHa
If I knew what I meant would I be here?
10-22-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By drumz

True but then I'd have to go down to the basement...

True but then I'd have to go down to the basement if it tripped. Dang, hindsight is always 1000%
10-22-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By drumz

Yea, I was afraid of that, wish I had thought of...

Yea, I was afraid of that, wish I had thought of it when I wired the kitchen because I could've ran the homerun further to make the current second outlet the first.
Oh well.
Thanks for your help!
10-22-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By drumz

Does a CGFI outlet need to be first in a series?

The first outlet in a series in my kitchen is the perfect place for a USB plug (I looked for one that was CGFI too but no luck) and would like to move the CGFI to the next outlet. I have heard...
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By drumz

Question Curb form building advice needed

I always have a tough time with forms but this is such a small project it is not feasible to hire a contractor. I pulled out an old curb along the upper flat part of my driveway because it was...
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Views: 552
Posted By drumz

What size footing do I need for entry gate columns?

I have an old wooden gate (@ 60#) being repurposed but I need to build new columns for it. The columns will be stone faced, 12 x 12 x 40 inches finished. The soil is hard clay so I can use it as the...
07-16-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By drumz

Yup, quikset is the way to go, thanks.

Yup, quikset is the way to go, thanks.
07-16-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By drumz

Kitchen tile, backsplash prep.

New kitchen remodel with green board that will get a tile backsplash under cabinets and around kitchen hood. Due to presentation for the bank to get financing, the walls were painted with one coat of...
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By drumz

I live in Portland, Oregon and it hardly rains at...

I live in Portland, Oregon and it hardly rains at all, honest :-)
But yes, I was concerned with a vacuum being created.
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Views: 764
Posted By drumz

Dry well overflowing, can I reduce pipe size?

Just did a remodel and now have a metal roof and also have a drainage system that collects all the water from the downspouts along with drainage around the foundation. This all feeds into a 50 gallon...
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