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  1. First of all, I would like to thank everyone for...

    First of all, I would like to thank everyone for there help with this. I appreciate your patiance in pulling the needed information out of me.

    The roof over this room is flat rolled aspholt. The...
  2. I misunderstood the question. I was planning on...

    I misunderstood the question. I was planning on either using deeper boxes (I can get them from an inch to 4 inches deep) or using flush mount boxes, not the boxes that mount on top of the sheetrock,...
  3. I'll try to reply to everything at once. If more...

    I'll try to reply to everything at once. If more info is needed, let me know.

    I'm in CT so electricity and oil are rather expensive. We haven't yet decided how we are going to heat the room, so I...
  4. Insulatiing an exterior wall - will this work?

    I was searching the internet for different ways to insualte my sunroom, and I ran into an interesting idea. The gist of it is to insulate the cavity between the 2x4s with R-13, and install rigid foam...
  5. hj, I agree that I may have encountered a...

    hj,

    I agree that I may have encountered a sitation that I do not have the knowledge to deal with. I am currently leaning towards either adding handy boxes where the wires are hanging so that I...
  6. I edited my oiginal post to use panel and box....

    I edited my oiginal post to use panel and box. The way I wrote it was cofusing. The 110 220 wording is habit. Probably not a good one.

    Given that the first line (the one from the water heater)...
  7. Trying to add a GFI. Having a couple of problems

    I would like to add a couple of GFI outlets in my basement. I have two unused (or at least I think unused) electrical lines running to the area in question. Both dead end there (the wires were just...
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    Recipricating saw blades for plaster

    I'm taking down a whole bunch of plaster with wire mesh under it. Any suggestions as to which blades I should use?

    I'm thinking about trying the diablo blades for metal. I figure at $3 the...
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    I checked. the header goes all the way across. I...

    I checked. the header goes all the way across. I don't see any rafters perpendicular to the door, so they must run parallell.

    If anyone is interested I'll post pictures once the inside wall is out...
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    I have attempted to attach a picture. The drawing...

    I have attempted to attach a picture. The drawing is not even close to scale. The line above the studs is the header. I think it is doing double duty as the header for the door and support for the...
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    My concern about moving one side is that it would...

    My concern about moving one side is that it would push the door off center. There is only 10 inches of wall on either side, so I was thinking it would be noticable. Now that you mension the idea, I'm...
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    Widening an exterior door

    The situation:
    I have a wooden exterior door which has four hinged panels. It open at the junction of the middle two panes, and the door opens like a bifold on both sides (exactly like a bifold...
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    the manfufactorer claims its 25 to 75. i'll move...

    the manfufactorer claims its 25 to 75. i'll move it up to 50.
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    The plumbing is by no means new. I plan on going...

    The plumbing is by no means new. I plan on going with 50 PSI, possibly 60. It is a mix of copper and brass (depending on which line). Eventualy I would like to rerun all of it, but I just don't have...
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    I installed the new valve. Took less time than I...

    I installed the new valve. Took less time than I figured, and only ran into one poblem. Not bad.

    The valve seems to be factory preset at 40PSI rather than the 50PSI they claimed. Should this...
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    I am now the proud new owner of a new valve. I...

    I am now the proud new owner of a new valve.

    I have a tee just past the valve that I will be connecting a new preasure gage to.

    It looks like it shoul be an easy job, but nothing is ever as...
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    nfortunatly, I have no way of knowing. We have...

    nfortunatly, I have no way of knowing. We have been in the house for 6 years and it predates us. The gentelman living here prior to us was here for for 60 years. If I had to guess, I would say at...
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    Replacing / repairing PRV

    This is a caompanion thread to my optimal PSI thread.

    I think my valve is dead. It now reduces the preasure down to 25. is this concistent with a failed valve, or do they stop decreasing the...
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    How long do these valves last? I turned the...

    How long do these valves last? I turned the adjustment screw in and the preasure did not increase.

    The valve looks like it has been thre for a while. Is there a way to test it?
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    This explains alot. I do not currently have a...

    This explains alot. I do not currently have a expansion tank on my system, but the preasure release valve on my water tank does leak from time to time.

    I'm not sure if there is a check valve...
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    I don't have an expansion tank. My valve looks...

    I don't have an expansion tank. My valve looks like the Watts Water Pressure Reducing Valve Series 25AUB-Z3 3/4" (0069717). I tried to include a link but it gets ****** out.

    The adjustment is...
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    I would agree with your customers. The preasure...

    I would agree with your customers. The preasure is ridiculous.

    Filling a glass of water takes way to long. I fill 5 gallon buckets for my fish tank. it takes forever.

    Do I replace the preasure...
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    Optimal PSI for house water

    I noticed that my water supply from the street has a peasure reducing fitting on it. The preasure is currently set to 25 PSI and it has a range from 25-75 PSI. I am looking to install an RODI system,...
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    Thanks. I'm borrowing the wet saw, and I'm...

    Thanks.

    I'm borrowing the wet saw, and I'm told its in good shape so I should be ok.
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    Cutting Marble Tile

    What blade do I use? Can I use the same blade as is used for ceramic?

    Yes I am using a wet saw.
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