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    Bosun, Why don't you get a combination light/fan...

    Bosun,
    Why don't you get a combination light/fan so that you don't have to go around 'can' lighting?

    http://www.broan.com/display/router.asp?ProductID=100527 Just for an example. Well short of...
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    Rich, Where anything in a bathroom ends up being...

    Rich,
    Where anything in a bathroom ends up being starts at the beginning of the bathroom design.

    All you have to do is take a tile and trace it onto a piece of cardboard. Now make a hole in the...
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    If you do some Googling you can find the...

    If you do some Googling you can find the long-term study done out at Brookhaven Labs where they actually set up boilers in 'test homes', or something like that, where they could actually do their...
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    Ben, We had an oil fired EK-1 System 2000...

    Ben,
    We had an oil fired EK-1 System 2000 installed in September 2006 and we're extremely satisfied with it. We dropped our fuel usage from 1230 gallons per year to 790.

    It is as quiet as most...
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    As HJ pointed out it could very well be a 60"...

    As HJ pointed out it could very well be a 60" model. The other point to consider would be the fact that the house is 100 years old, although the bath was remodeled in the 60/70's.

    It could be that...
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    The spindles are replaceable, even if you're...

    The spindles are replaceable, even if you're trying to get exact copies, though that may take a little web searching.

    Home Despot has a pretty large section, in most of their stores, that are...
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    Hi Barry, Here's how you can get a good idea of...

    Hi Barry,
    Here's how you can get a good idea of what you can 'get away with':

    Completely prime a wall with two coat of primer. Let it dry and stand back.........With your usual lighting, daytime,...
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    Hope I'm not too late with this reply.........

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ag6A0e_rIAs

    This is, perhaps, one of the best units made in terms of power vs size, and it fits between normal framing.

    Here's their web site where you can buy...
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    Taping 'tapered to tapered' joints of drywall, to...

    Taping 'tapered to tapered' joints of drywall, to the point where they are unseen, is a very 'doable' thing, provided you have a good selection of wide spackle knives.

    Taping butt ends, or cut to...
  10. Charlie, You said earlier that "I can get plenty...

    Charlie,
    You said earlier that "I can get plenty of force on it to turn it from the basement level. I've already put quite a lot on it with no effect, but I can up the force with essentially no...
  11. If you'll go here...

    If you'll go here http://www.tubzlady.com/jacuzzi_whirlpool_air_baths.htm and scroll down to almost the bottom, you'll see a Q&A regarding the system.

    It states that is makes as much noise as an...
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    Bob, I don't know about code, but I will say...

    Bob,
    I don't know about code, but I will say that the most important thing is that the Durock be 'proud' (sticking further inside)of the tile flange. The 1/2" gap is not wonderful, but when filled...
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    Hi Ted, At least with the extra depth on a Jason...

    Hi Ted,
    At least with the extra depth on a Jason you'd be completely covered with water even with your legs slightly bent.

    The problem, as I stated earlier, is that to make the flat area longer...
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    Ted, Why is the 46" so important? HE

    Ted,
    Why is the 46" so important?

    HE
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    Ted, Jason International (The Jacuzzi family...

    Ted,
    Jason International (The Jacuzzi family business) have a bunch of their tubs available as soaking tubs only, and they are even deeper.

    The problem you are asking for is for more flat leg...
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    As long as it is UL listed as a bathroom, or...

    As long as it is UL listed as a bathroom, or 'damp location' electrical fixture, it should be fine.

    HE
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    Sooz, Your plumber is full of it, and I don't...

    Sooz,

    Your plumber is full of it, and I don't mean Molson's.

    Is the shower base sloped toward 2 drains or 1?

    1 is the answer, of course.

    Take him to task and get in touch with the...
  18. As long as the tub is not deeper than 22" or so,...

    As long as the tub is not deeper than 22" or so, you can get it in the bathroom area with no problem. In fact that particular tub, The Hourglass, is 20" deep so you'll get it in with a little room to...
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    To a certain extent that have to run across the...

    To a certain extent that have to run across the joists, and not parallel to them, so you may have a quandary.

    You can place them on a diagonal, which will avoid any problems with support, but it...
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    Hi Tom, Yes, you would put your dental trim at...

    Hi Tom,
    Yes, you would put your dental trim at the bottom edge, or not.........You can make the bottom of the dental trim flush with bottom edge of the 3/4, and this would be preferable to being...
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    Grohe hand-held shower hoses are available from...

    Grohe hand-held shower hoses are available from 59" to 79", so depending on how low the 'loop' will sag towards the floor compared to where you locate the holder compared to how tall you are and how...
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    Can't he just reduce the flow from the ball...

    Can't he just reduce the flow from the ball valves in the picture?

    HE
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    Hi Peter, I think you'd want to put it...

    Hi Peter,
    I think you'd want to put it horizontally in line with the shower control. The 'elbow' you're referring to is female to a nipple in the wall, and then male threads that are exposed in the...
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    Hi Tom, Okay.........here's what I think: I...

    Hi Tom,
    Okay.........here's what I think: I would build a 'box' out of 3/4" plywood.

    Basically the inside dimension of the box would be the dimension of the top course of the stone, + 1/2" to...
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    Hi Tom, The returns I was referring to (perhaps...

    Hi Tom,
    The returns I was referring to (perhaps errantly) are vertical from the mantel top to the hearth floor.

    I understand what you're talking about: You're mitering the ends back towards the...
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