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Smile Help with Home Door Intercom Upgrade Please

Hi,
I was wondering if someone can help me with replacing my existing intercom system. Please see attached pictures. The issue is that the buttons have to be pushed very hard for the bell to work...
04-17-18, 11:01 AM
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Hi, Thanks for your fast reply. To reuse those...

Hi, Thanks for your fast reply. To reuse those parts, I assume I would need to clean the threads with a pipe cleaner and then use yellow gas pipe tape? I shouldn't use tape on the gas supply line...
04-17-18, 10:08 AM
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Smile Please Help Me Identify Fittings for this Gas Regulator

Hi, I was wondering if someone can help me. I need to have replaced a natural gas regulator valve for a BBQ gas grill. The regulator is a Maxitrol RV20L.

In the picture attached, I have circled...
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I forgot to mention that I already caulked the...

I forgot to mention that I already caulked the above concrete and I believe I have solved the problem of the leak. What can I use to seal the space between the two steel plates? Special caulking or...
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I would like to patch and repair it, not replace....

I would like to patch and repair it, not replace. Thanks
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Smile Help with Brick Steel Lintel Support Rust and Leak

Hi,
I was wondering if someone can give me some advice on repairing my steel supports. Please see attached pictures. I'm not exactly sure if these are actual angle lintels or not. I have two sheets...
06-02-16, 09:59 AM
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Thanks, Pete. I really appreciate the super clear...

Thanks, Pete. I really appreciate the super clear instructions and diagram. It's great!

Apparently I forgot one, potentially significant detail. I just moved into this space and I was unaware that...
06-01-16, 08:26 PM
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Smile Combining A/C and heat thermostats into one

Hi,

I was wondering if someone could help me. I'm looking to combine an old Trane Central Air Conditioning thermostat with an old gas baseboard heat thermostat together into one updated Wi-Fi...
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They look something like this: ...

They look something like this:
http://www.homejpg.pw/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/slate-patio-stone-modern-ideas-with-flagstone-patio-04.jpg
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Question Recycle Patio Slates for Use in French Drain

I have a lot of old patio slates. I was considering using them in place of gravel for a french drain. Is this possible? Thanks
01-11-16, 08:25 AM
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Smile The diagrams were of great help. Thank you!...

The diagrams were of great help. Thank you! :beers:
01-07-16, 11:21 AM
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I already have the 14/3 wire run. I needed to...

I already have the 14/3 wire run. I needed to get this done before they sealed up my walls. Please post further details when you get a chance.

Thank you!
01-07-16, 08:01 AM
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Converting a single location to a three way

Hi,
I have an existing single-pole dimmer switch. There are 2 feeds coming into the box. The 2 white wires are capped together. The two black wires are connected to the dimmer switch.

I would...
03-25-10, 01:01 PM
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Thanks, Bud. Let me explain a little better....

Thanks, Bud.

Let me explain a little better. Because this is an 90+ year old house, the concrete wall is not plumb. So the 2x4 wall I put up is naturally furred out a bit. The bottom plate is...
03-25-10, 12:43 PM
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XPS in Between Studs on Basement Concrete Wall

Hi all,

To save some space on a small shower, I framed out a 2x4 wall over a concrete foundation wall and put 2" XPS in between the studs, not behind it.

Is there anything I should put in...
02-24-10, 02:47 PM
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Thanks for your reply, Johnny. So I talked...

Thanks for your reply, Johnny.

So I talked with the people at Oatey. They recommend I use liquid nail (LN701 or LN933) to bond the PVC shower liner to the concrete wall. Then I can attach wire...
02-22-10, 06:34 PM
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Posted By mdsnj

Basement Shower Remodel Question

Hi all,

I'm going to remodel my basement shower. The shower was done only about 10 years ago, but it was done wrong. I have water leaking out of the bottom of the shower and it's corroding the...
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