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    The first thing I'd suggest doing is to determine...

    The first thing I'd suggest doing is to determine where your furniture, tv, cabinets, etc will be. This will allow you to design your lighting needs to suit your purposes. This will also allow you to...
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    LazyPup Very Sad News

    Though I haven't posted in quite some time I come here occassionaly to look for answers from my favorite plumbing guru LazyPup. Since I didn't see any recent post by him I did a google search and...
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    Sorry to hear you were down and it's really nice...

    Sorry to hear you were down and it's really nice to have you back and in better health to boot. Take care of yourself and keep on keepin on. :)
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    I'm assuming that the drain pipe that extends...

    I'm assuming that the drain pipe that extends from the wall is metal with threads on the end of it. If this is true then this problem can be fixed pretty easy.

    First thing to do is to remove...
  5. Thread: Sump Pump

    by kactuskid
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    I think it would be a great idea to install a...

    I think it would be a great idea to install a permanent sump crock and pump. But you don't want to connect the discharge up to your septic system. This would overload your tank and cause the solids...
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    Where's Lazypup?

    :confused: He hasn't been around for a very long time and I'm wondering if he's ok or if anyone has heard from him. I miss his great advice, gotta be one of the most knowledgable plumbers I've ever...
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    There's the tried a true older method like this:...

    There's the tried a true older method like this: Tile and Mortar Shower Curbs

    And this: Shower Pan Installation

    But as the second link will tell you, the best way nowadays is to use a...
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    I gotta tell ya Hazy it's hard for me to believe...

    I gotta tell ya Hazy it's hard for me to believe that you would actually tell someone, let alone on a public forum, how to do something that's not only totally against NEC rules but is also dangerous...
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    Your prognosis sounds correct about frost in the...

    Your prognosis sounds correct about frost in the attic, but added insulation won't do any good if you don't have the proper ventillation along with sealing out the passage ways for warm moist heat...
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    Yup, Hazy is right! You opened up the circuit so...

    Yup, Hazy is right! You opened up the circuit so onward power was removed.
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    Hi Amelia, You're not allowed to just close...

    Hi Amelia,

    You're not allowed to just close off this outlet and patch up the wall. The wires in this box MUST ALWAYS remain accessible, this is per the NEC code. So, if you don't want the...
  12. Thread: Wirlpool tub

    by kactuskid
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    You need more than just brushes to clean out...

    You need more than just brushes to clean out those lines, unfortuantly whirlpool tubs harbor lots of micro organisms which can lead to big time problems. Major reason is cause the piping beneath the...
  13. Thread: Spa Pad

    by kactuskid
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    The best base for your spa would depend on what...

    The best base for your spa would depend on what the ground in your area is made of and how much you want to spend. If it's clay then winter freeze and thaw can cause the earth to move so bricks and...
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    If it's discharging outside and it's above the...

    If it's discharging outside and it's above the frost line then there's not much you can do to keep a 1/2" line from freezing. You'll need to either install a larger diameter pipe to the outside,...
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    What is the make and model number of the switch...

    What is the make and model number of the switch that you're installing. Some of these switches that light when the switch is ON require a neutral wire, but don't know about yours since can't see it...
  16. Like Hube mentioned there are a ton of variables...

    Like Hube mentioned there are a ton of variables but I'd like to suggest some things you may want to consider. Most gas forced air furnace's have a lifetime of approx 15 years though you may get a...
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    You have a ton of problems with not only the...

    You have a ton of problems with not only the existing setup but with your future plan as well. I'm just gonna go through and list them so you can be aware of it all.

    Is the romex that's currently...
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    Merry Christmas

    Just wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and Happy New Years too. :)
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    I can't say if 10" is too large or not, the...

    I can't say if 10" is too large or not, the manufacturer is the one that sets the size so check the manual for the exhaust fan if you have it. It would also be a good idea to run the fan longer to...
  20. Thread: tileboard?

    by kactuskid
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    Thanks for the update, sounds like it turned out...

    Thanks for the update, sounds like it turned out nice and was very reasonably priced. Good job!
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    You may be able to keep venting out the gable...

    You may be able to keep venting out the gable wall, but to do so and allow the air to escape quickly you'd want to install a 4" duct and have it sloped upwards towards the vent so the horizontal run...
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    Yes, they both should be insulated to keep the...

    Yes, they both should be insulated to keep the moist air from condensing inside the ducting before reaching the outside. Also make sure the ducting is ran in the shortest and straightest run...
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    Well, not sure but decided to give it a shot,...

    Well, not sure but decided to give it a shot, figured the advice can't hurt anyways :cool:
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    Try Housecall instead, they should be able to...

    Try Housecall instead, they should be able to find it for you free.

    http://housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/start_frame.asp
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    No, you definatly CANNOT connect the neutral and...

    No, you definatly CANNOT connect the neutral and ground together on the load side of a circuit. "This is called a false ground or a bootleg ground. The neutral conductor can only be bonded to the...
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