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    Hi Nukeman, Thanks for the offer. I just...

    Hi Nukeman,
    Thanks for the offer. I just finished the installation of the R15 and had just the right amount. Roxul told me that I could mix the leftovers in my attic along with the other...
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    Insulation in ceiling between bathrooms?

    Hi,
    I'm remodeling the bathrooms in my 2 story home. Two bathrooms are directly above the 1st floor bathroom. Now that the drywall is down, I'd like to add some rock wool insulation, Roxul R15, in...
  3. Thanks everyone. I called a plumber and he...

    Thanks everyone. I called a plumber and he suggested that I leave it alone if it is not leaking. He said I can use the log lighter as the gas shutoff. I've never turned the lever handle valve for...
  4. I've looked at CSST information before and I...

    I've looked at CSST information before and I agreee it is not for me. I will stick with hard pipe for my work.

    I'm thinking of opening the exterior wall, which is a plywood shear wall covered...
  5. I'm not familiar with the CSST. I've read about...

    I'm not familiar with the CSST. I've read about it, but I'm more familiar with hard pipe and I feel comfortable using that. I'll research Tracpipe.
    Thanks.
  6. Yes. That is correct. I never work on gas pipe...

    Yes. That is correct. I never work on gas pipe unless I've shut off the gas at the meter and allowed time for the remaining gas to leave the system.

    Yes. The obstacle here is the lack of...
  7. 13079I think I left out one photo showing the...

    13079I think I left out one photo showing the inside of the firebox.
  8. Is there a way to replace this gas pipe and valves? See photos.

    Hi,
    I'm installing a gas fireplace insert into my masonry fireplace. It has a gas log lighter. But, I'd like to replace the gas pipe that goes thru the firebrick to a couple of valves next to the...
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    Please check my derating calculations.

    I've been looking for some help on derating and hope someone here can help me.

    Home was built in 1985 and, apparently, derating wasn't closely observed then. But, I've run some new circuits to my...
  10. Thanks for all the replies. I actually installed...

    Thanks for all the replies. I actually installed two fans so far and will be doing the final two in a few months. I used galvanized rigid for the laundry and flex aluminum for the lower bath. The...
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    I agree. "Keep it simple" is the best way.

    I agree. "Keep it simple" is the best way.
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    Well I've done more research and I'm changing my...

    Well I've done more research and I'm changing my mind about running a Multi Wire Branch Circuit (MWBC) for the bathrooms. I think I'm going to run two separate 12-2 wires to a tandem 20 amp breaker....
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    Hi Jetlag, Thanks for the info. I also found...

    Hi Jetlag,
    Thanks for the info. I also found some info about the type of breaker I'll need for this circuit and your information goes along with that.

    Unfortunately, the bedroom and outdoor...
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    Hi Jim, Yes, the outdoor receptacle will be...

    Hi Jim,
    Yes, the outdoor receptacle will be going on a different circuit. NEC Section 210.11(C)(3)
    I just want the bathroom circuit to feed the bathroom receptacles and nothing else, not even the...
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    Hi Thatguy, I should have typed "current" rather...

    Hi Thatguy,
    I should have typed "current" rather than "voltage." Presently, the 15 amp circuit has one GFCI in the master bath and the other two bathroom outlets, as well as an outdoor receptacle,...
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    Updating Bathroom Circuits to 20 amp

    Hi everyone,
    I'm remodeling my two story home and would like to run 20 amp circuits to the three bathrooms. This is a tract home built in 1985 and all the bathroom outlets are on one 15 amp...
  17. Bathroom Fans: Best way to install ducting?

    Hi everyone,
    I am remodeling my home in the California Bay Area (mild climate) and must install exhaust fans in all bathrooms, despite the fact that there are windows in each bathroom. I have a...
  18. Wiring bathroom exhaust fans, GFCI concerns, NEC concerns.

    Hi everyone,
    I'm renovating my bathrooms, 2 are second floor and 1 on the first floor. I'm in California. These bathrooms are small, 5 x 11 upstairs and 5 x 7 downstairs, and all have windows. ...
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    Hi, Thanks for the quick replies. I've...

    Hi,
    Thanks for the quick replies. I've completely removed all ABS DWV above the 1st floor. Following the original path taken in the rough-in, I used 3" no-hub cast iron up to the 2nd floor...
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    Rough-in for Toilet

    Hello everyone,
    I'm hoping for some info about the rough-in dimensions for a toilet. I'm replacing my ABS drain system with no-hub cast iron because of defective ABS. I'm working on the 2nd floor...
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