Search found 28 matches

by image969
Fri Aug 26, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 2 Power Sources, 1 Switch
Replies: 6
Views: 999

Re: 2 Power Sources, 1 Switch

It does make sense. However if I can't locate where the power source is coming from on the second switch. What happens if I take the black and the white on the second switch and just run it to the black and the black on the first switch?
by image969
Fri Aug 26, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 2 Power Sources, 1 Switch
Replies: 6
Views: 999

2 Power Sources, 1 Switch

I have 1 breaker going to a light switch the controls an outside light. it works fine. I have a second light outside controled by a second switch that is powered by a second breaker. This is a double hot switch(both black and white are hot at the switch to make sure Im explaining it right) I'd like ...
by image969
Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:47 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE
Replies: 7
Views: 442

Re: POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE

Thanks for the help. I'm starting to think I'm screwed lol I chekced the fan and its a small little hole with a 14/2 wire coming through the ceiling. If there is a proper box installed I can't access it without ripping a hole in the ceiling. Its the only room in the house with a lofted ceiling so I ...
by image969
Tue Jun 21, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE
Replies: 7
Views: 442

Re: POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE

Thanks. There's definitly no GFCI. Im gonna have to go tot he ceiling fan or possibly up in the attic.. I just cant understand how if it's an open nuetral how it happened suddently when I turned on the AC.
by image969
Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:45 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE
Replies: 7
Views: 442

Re: POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE

I was hoping you wouldnt mention the ceiling fan. .Hihg ceiling. Definitly a pain to get to lol AS far as the AC.. hyes its a 120 window unit. That plug seems fine. Why would it go out when I turned it on though? Everything was fine until I pressed power. Would that cause the nuetral wire to spark a...
by image969
Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE
Replies: 7
Views: 442

POWER OUT - BREAKER is FINE

Hello there. Glad to see you still have your channel going strong. I switched jobs and havent watched in a while due to more busy-ness lolAnyways. All the plugs went out in my bedroom including ceiling fan. This happened when I pressed power button on my air conditioner. So even though the AC has ne...
by image969
Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Load Bearing Wall?
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Load Bearing Wall?

Hello.. I am trying to take down a 12' section of a wall to open up closet in bedroom to make more of a walk in. This 12' section is running perpendicular to the main beam running the legnth of my house which can be seen from the unfinished basement. Now down in the basement the wall is sitting on c...
by image969
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: Bathroom
Topic: Ceiling Tile
Replies: 2
Views: 395

Re: Ceiling Tile

Thanks for your helpful response as usual....I shall give it a go tomorrow. :)
by image969
Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Bathroom
Topic: Ceiling Tile
Replies: 2
Views: 395

Ceiling Tile

Hey Shannon....I'm nearing the final stages of a bathroom renovation and I want to put tile on ceiling above tub/shower. 3' x 5' area, The tiles I'm using are 16 x 24 and porcelain. I've read that the only thing I really need to do after adding thin-set to ceiling is do a good back-butter on the til...
by image969
Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Exterior Caulking
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: Exterior Caulking

Ah cool.. Thanks for making sense of this for me..
by image969
Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Exterior Caulking
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: Exterior Caulking

OK cool thanks.. Just one final question about it then Ill leave you alone lol. I understand what I need to do now completely.. The part that confuses me is....When you buy a replacement door that already has the jam on it like your garden door video....That trim islaying on top of the casing of the...
by image969
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Exterior Caulking
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: Exterior Caulking

Ok awesome.. So just so I'm understanding.. By cutting the shingles back....I am not overlapping the slider casing with the standard 1/4" reveal like you would do on the inside of say a window? I am fitting it over the nail flange and it will butt up against the side of the slider jam. In between th...
by image969
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:24 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Exterior Caulking
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: Exterior Caulking

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h31/image969/1_zps1a4724f7.jpg That picture is the best I can do, because it's the only one I took before the brick mold went on. The door and the shingles or flush with the nail flange being attatched to the plywood, as it was in your window video. That all seems f...
by image969
Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:38 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Exterior Caulking
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Exterior Caulking

Hello. I have just installed a slider in my back yard. Couldnt have done it without your videos. So Thanks you. I'm having a bit of trouble with caulking the outside. Correct me if I'm wrong but when installing a replacement door that already has the brickmold on it, I would cut my shingles back so ...
by image969
Fri May 23, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Temp wall for Load bearing
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Temp wall for Load bearing

Cool. I'm pretty sure I can squeeze 2x10 in there without destroying my crown. But if not oh well. i shall just buy more crown.. Thanks for your help.
by image969
Thu May 22, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Temp wall for Load bearing
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Temp wall for Load bearing

Here's a picure of the ouside. The slider will be going where the door and window are. http://imgur.com/ga5UU4L If you meant a picture of the structure inside the wall it will be a few, because i have not yet started ripping the drywall out. The width of house is 24' There is a main beam in attic th...
by image969
Wed May 21, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Temp wall for Load bearing
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Temp wall for Load bearing

Actually sorry. one more question that just dawned on me. I have just recently disconvered that I have 2x4 studs on exterior wall. For 6' wide hole, single story can you tell me what would be a good size header? I'm aware that depending on the load sometimes an engineer needs to come in and calculat...
by image969
Wed May 21, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Temp wall for Load bearing
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Temp wall for Load bearing

Thanks a lot. I will being giving this a go next month when slider comes in. I think I shall be fine, now that I had those couple of questions answered.. thanks again :)
by image969
Sat May 17, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Temp wall for Load bearing
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Temp wall for Load bearing

Hey Shannon. Quick 2 part question. In my kitchen which is at end of house, I have a door to the back yard and a window right next to it. I plan on putting in a slider next month. I am aware that being an exterior wall I need to put up a temp wall before i remove door and window, and put in new head...
by image969
Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:01 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 15amp outlet on 20amp breaker
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Re: 15amp outlet on 20amp breaker

so another words.. as long as im not pushing more then 15amps on circuit.. or as long as im not pushing anything that would normally trip a 15amp breaker then I'm fine? And it turns out the initial outlet has 12/2 on it.. The 4 outlets after that are 14/2. Again there are literally 2 lights plugged ...
by image969
Wed Mar 12, 2014 4:04 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 15amp outlet on 20amp breaker
Replies: 4
Views: 668

15amp outlet on 20amp breaker

Hello. I know this is not code. ButI saw something that already exists in my home. In the unfinished part of my basement. I have a 20 amp break going straight to a 15amp outlet. From there it jumps to a second, third, fourth, and then fifth outlet.. The fifth outlet being controlled by a light switc...
by image969
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: House's Water Pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: House's Water Pressure

OK cool. Yea putting the shower on. .It takes agood few minutes to lower and cut off.. So all seems fine. .Ill leave it and see.. Thanks
by image969
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: House's Water Pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: House's Water Pressure

Hello.. One small follow up question. I adjusted my pressure.. Checked things out like you had suggested. All seems fine at 65/45(knock on wood). I've read that PSI in the water tank itself should be set to 2PSI lower then cutin of pressure switch. I never checked this.. However if all seems fine an...
by image969
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: House's Water Pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: House's Water Pressure

Thank you very much.. I had asked you about swapping anode last week and my weekend project was very successful.. No more sulfur smell.. Thanks for all your help and your YouTube channel. :)
by image969
Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:23 am
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: House's Water Pressure
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

House's Water Pressure

Hello. I have well water. Have the standard blue water tank in my basement that alot of people seem to have. I have the little box attached to bottom that has that 2 screws I can tighten for cut in and cut out pressure for my house's water pressure. My question is this.. This gage reads about 28PSI ...
by image969
Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Anode Rod
Replies: 4
Views: 685

Re: Anode Rod

OK cool.. Thanks alot.. I think I shall attempt this this Saturday.. Thanks again. :)
by image969
Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Anode Rod
Replies: 4
Views: 685

Re: Anode Rod

Hello.. Thank you. I meant to say in my post that I already watched the video along with several others.. That's how I found the site.. I didnt recall you mentioning water softener.. Thats the main thing I need to know before making purchase. Will it work with hard water.. with softener.. Thank you ...
by image969
Wed Jan 22, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Anode Rod
Replies: 4
Views: 685

Anode Rod

Hello.. I've lived in my house for 2 years now. I had sulfer egg smell when i first moved in when hot water was on. It is alot worse now 2 years later, and I am aware that a good first step is replacing thte anode rod. I have water softener and I heard that the rods can go quicker when this is the c...