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yes I am using bromine and the inside of the...

yes I am using bromine and the inside of the switch box was definetely not dry.......I need to purchase a cover that will help to keep the water out. I have continued to use the light and there have...
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After double checking the canlight is for...

After double checking the canlight is for moisture areas and has a seal.....the light/bulb and all I can see is in good shape and ther is no visible water issues.......access is also a problem so I...
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thermal overload?

Hi Ray2047, yes it is a can light.

Hi Nap, yes it is a can light and yes I have a voltage meter. Can you tell me how to check this to see if it is in thermal overload? When the light switch is...
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is there a short?

Hi there.....I have a light in an enclosed (unheated) hot tub room. The room is quit large with lots of windows and a seperate door. Everything has been good since I renovated the room in tongue...
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plug button

Hello:

I am installing a bathroom faucet but I do not want to use the drain plug. There is a lift rod in the middle of the faucet that I want to cover with a brushed nickel plug button (approx...
03-23-08, 05:00 PM
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shower tap install

I am working on a new 3 piece shower install and I am wondering about the taps. I still have not purchased the taps but I want to know exactly what I should be looking for. I was thinking that I...
03-14-08, 08:33 PM
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shower drain and venting?

I am installing a new shower (main floor and the house has a basement) and have ripped out the old tub and I am going to replace with a 3-piece tub-shower. The old shower drain is copper and I was...
11-15-07, 07:29 PM
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GFI breaker install

I have a new 60 amp siemens GFI breaker that I am replacing for my hot tub. This new breaker is different from the old one (cutler hammer) so I am replacing the box aswell. I have two questions. ...
09-17-06, 08:56 PM
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backing for cedar?

I am using tongue and groove cedar (1/4 inch thick). Can I nail it on the studs without the cedar getting wavy on me or warping? Would it be best to put up some sort of backing first? 1/4 plywood?...
09-11-06, 02:06 PM
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steps?

Thanks for your research because I am not familiar with these new products so I am leaning towards cedar. If I strip the drywall down to the stubs..then can I (or should I insulate) then put a...
09-10-06, 06:53 PM
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what type of wall and ceiling?

Hello.........I have a hot tub inside (but the room is not heated). There are 3 large windows and there is a seperate door to the room. I live in Canada, so in the summer, it is hot in the room...
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3 different roofing estimates to reshingle

I live near Niagara Falls Ontario and I need to have my roof reshingled. I have had 3 estimates and each guy tells me something different from the last with very different prices. So I guess I am...
02-08-06, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Still learning

problem solved

I poured bleach down the sink drain and the problem is gone so you were correct. thanks for the suggestion.
02-05-06, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Still learning

only this drain

The smell comes only from this sink drain.....so I believe it cannot be the water tank......I am willing to do plumbing butI am not sure what to do? thanks again
02-03-06, 08:50 PM
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Posted By Still learning

trap

The sink has a trap that is more a horseshoe than anything else.....I get the idea that the probelm is a sewer stink backing up. Is there anyway to stop it? thank you
02-02-06, 06:33 AM
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stink

I have a bathroom in my basement and the sink drain stinks when you run hot water down the drain. Cold water takes the smell away. The drain is not clogged? What can I do to get rid of the smell? ...
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angle question

What is the slope of the cricket? The highest point should be at the chimney and run back towards the roof? so the water stays away from the chimney. The plywood needs to be torn up in this area in...
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Posted By Still learning

chimney and roof question

Hello...on one side of my house the roof runs down to a chimney that stretches 6 feet and water has a tendency to sit in this area before it rolls around the chimney to the cutters. It does not leak...
09-14-05, 07:04 PM
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tiling a wall?

I am also tiling a wall in my bathroom where my vanity will go.........I am starting where a border is (about six feet up on the wall) and I am tiling down the wall. Since my vanity will be taking...
09-14-05, 06:58 PM
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small job getting bigger all the time

There is a plywood underneath the vinyl but it is hard to tell how thick (I am guessing 1/4 inch and it has lots of glue/dirt from the vinyl). You said to rip this up aswell. I am reluctant because...
09-12-05, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Still learning

part of the answer

Now that I have had a chance to do some reading, the first post under flooring is why you cannot tile over vinyl.........that is step one so I have already started ripping.
Next step, can I tile...
09-12-05, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Still learning

sounds great

My counter top is made of arborite? I think........the thin finish glued to the top of the counter..........not marble.
I do not want to drop my sink through the hole (or ruin it forthat matter). ...
09-11-05, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Still learning

cutting a counter top

I have a new counter top for a bathroom vanity. I need to cut the counter top for the new sink. Is there a special blade so I do not ruin or chip the finish? Can I use a jigsaw? and are there any...
09-11-05, 11:04 AM
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Views: 953
Posted By Still learning

prep for ceramic tiles and mortor

I am putting ceramic tiles in a bathroom floor (upstairs) that already has a vinyl floor. I am pretty sure I should rip up the vinyl first (instead of trying to lay the ceramic tiles on top of...
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Posted By Still learning

sealing the outside

I wanted to seal the outside and not the inside. I want to seal from ground level down to the footing.
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