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10-10-19, 09:55 AM
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Posted By nbossert

brown areas of grass

Hello. I have St. Augustine grass and I live in Houston, TX. See the attached pictures of the brown spots I'm experiencing. I had this occur a few years ago, and I think it was some sort of...
01-27-19, 11:10 AM
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Views: 428
Posted By nbossert

Thanks!! Is there a tool for this, or...

Thanks!!



Is there a tool for this, or intended to do by hand?
01-27-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By nbossert

Pool leak, at filter??

Hello! My pool level keeps going down gradually, where I need to add water every 4-5 days. I noticed a small "drip" leak at the filter bulk head, which you can see via the following link (short video...
09-20-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By nbossert

Thanks for the responses! A few questions on the...

Thanks for the responses! A few questions on the responses:


I have THIS (https://www.homedepot.com/p/SHEETROCK-Brand-All-Purpose-1-75-Pt-Pre-Mixed-Joint-Compound-380270/202329639) joint...
09-19-18, 08:22 PM
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Views: 1,139
Posted By nbossert

Wall texture matching

Hello.

I had some water damage in my home, so I had to rip out portions of my wall and ceiling drywall. I've repaired the drywall, and now I need to paint. However, all of my home's walls are...
04-11-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By nbossert

Busted Febco backflow loop - sprinkler system

Hello. Before the winter season, I thought I winterized my sprinkler system backflow valve properly. To the "loop" that comes up on the side of my garage, I shutoff the water inlet valve, and...
12-24-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By nbossert

Something like this... brackets that the bottom...

Something like this... brackets that the bottom of the plywood can sit in. Then, I can drill holes and insert screws where the red arrows are (into the inside window sill).
12-24-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By nbossert

Thanks. If I secure it to the window sill or...

Thanks. If I secure it to the window sill or framing, wouldn't that have to be done on the outside? I'd like a solution where the fastening is done on the inside, so no one can remove them from the...
12-23-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By nbossert

Securing vent in open window

Hello. I have a piece of plywood I placed in an open window (open the window, plywood in the plane of the window opening, and closed the window on the plywood to secure). I have a hole cut on the...
12-11-17, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By nbossert

Thanks for the quick response! Really for now, I...

Thanks for the quick response! Really for now, I am just thinking about a networking switch.
12-11-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By nbossert

Voltage Transformer Converter to a PDU

Hello. I have a 30A PDU (THIS (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0007YG85A/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1)) plugged into a 240V receptacle (30A breaker). I want to be able to plug in...
11-08-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

Hello I have another question. Once I install the...

Hello I have another question. Once I install the subpanel, I want to run wires from 3 separate 30 amp circuit breakers to three separate 30 amp 240 volt receptacles. Must I run each receptacles...
10-17-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

Is THIS ...

Is THIS (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Southwire-By-the-Foot-4-Black-Stranded-CU-SIMpull-THHN-Wire-20499099/204632882?_branch_match_id=446108689416152716)the type of conductors you are referring to? ...
10-15-17, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

Hello. Sorry for the confusion. I...

Hello. Sorry for the confusion.



I included some images below. I have 2 garages - the first "Main Garage" is a 2-car garage, which I always considered "detached" since it's only connected...
10-14-17, 02:41 PM
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Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

OK. The Workshop Garage is actually attached,...

OK. The Workshop Garage is actually attached, but I'm guessing that doesn't matter. If only one circuit is allowed, I assume the existing circuit must be disconnected - I don't see any problem with...
10-14-17, 02:11 PM
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Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

Question on this. Let's say I have a 100A...

Question on this. Let's say I have a 100A subpanel installed. Can I place 3 separate 240V 30A breakers in it, and then have each run to a 30A capable receptacle? If so, can I use a 20A PDU in a...
10-14-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

I just read that's the way to go to reduce how...

I just read that's the way to go to reduce how deep I need to dig the trench. But I'll take your word for it.


I totally understand. It just seems that I can do 90% of this, so I was hoping to...
10-14-17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

When you say #4, are you talking about 4 gauge...

When you say #4, are you talking about 4 gauge electrical wire? If so, do you suggest two black, one white, and one green, as Ray suggests? Also, Ray suggested the ground (green) only needs to be...
10-14-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

There is an existing circuit to the garage. I...

There is an existing circuit to the garage. I believe it's the 25 ("Out GFCI"). It's a single attachable garage to the right of my driveway portico archway (drive through to main 2 car detachable...
10-13-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,963
Posted By nbossert

Replace 30A Dryer Circuit with 50A Circuit for 2 PDUs

Hello everyone. I have a 30A circuit breaker in my home circuit breaker box (200A) for my dryer. I use natural gas for my dryer, so this circuit is never used. I would like to replace this circuit...
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Views: 503
Posted By nbossert

Concrete driveway expansion joints

Hello. I have a textured beige color painted concrete driveway. The wooden expansion joints were rotting and ugly so I pried them up and removed them, and replaced them with flexible PVC expansion...
09-18-14, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By nbossert

@wirepuller38: The gray plane is nothing. I...

@wirepuller38: The gray plane is nothing. I drew it to show where I believe the top of the A wall is.

@bud5091: I'd rather rip up the baseboards than risk running the wires outside. Even...
09-18-14, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By nbossert

Hello, Thanks to everyone for such quick...

Hello,

Thanks to everyone for such quick responses! I see the complexity with removing the baseboards. The only reason I started thinking to do so, was because I could not fish my wires down the...
09-17-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By nbossert

Prying off baseboards without damaging them (to wire behind them)

Hello everyone!

I am new to this forum, so I apologize if this is being posted in the wrong section. I want to wire my home media room, but I cannot access wiring options in the attic (tried...
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