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    4 wire 50 amp outlet

    Can a 4 wire 50 amp outlet be used to wire a 3 wire 50 amp stove. The outlet is for a dryer. Please advise.

    Thanks

    Chuck
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    Because of angle on the plumb cut of the 2x4 I...

    Because of angle on the plumb cut of the 2x4 I would think the ridge board material would be either 1x6 or 2x6.This would make the bottom of ridge 22.5 inchs above the top plate.

    Chuck
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    Tell the tile man " a good tile man would put the...

    Tell the tile man " a good tile man would put the tile in even" so correct the problem. If you haven't paid him don't, if you have stop check.

    Chuck
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    This is just an update. The short is between 2...

    This is just an update.

    The short is between 2 outlets which is end of line. Outlet with short is wired to the good circuit in that box other box wired as it was in the past , with 2 circuits.
    ...
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    It sounds like you have a mold problem. I...

    It sounds like you have a mold problem.

    I would remove the grout from the problem area, treat with a mold killer and redo grout. Be sure to give enough curing time before sealing.

    Chuck
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    Thanks Stratmando I found the other end of the...

    Thanks Stratmando

    I found the other end of the wire, at last. I could kill the guy that wire this. It's in my laundry room in the ceiling but behind a wall.

    Before I run new wire am going to...
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    I do have a sound tracer. Just got to find...

    I do have a sound tracer. Just got to find it.Haha. Have not needed to use it in 15 years.

    The size of romex can give an idea about wire inside. Don't know how to determine that size.The one...
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    Corian is color all the way through. The curb can...

    Corian is color all the way through. The curb can be cut to the right angle and then polished

    Chuck
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    Thanks all . Will try finding box closes to the...

    Thanks all . Will try finding box closes to the panel box . I know if I disconnect the wires the short will disappear back to the panel if the wire is good. Just have not been able to find that first...
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    Breaker will not reset

    Had a power outage about a week ago. After power came back on one of my breakers would not reset.

    Is there an easy way to check from breaker panel to find where the short could be located.
    ...
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    The mystic can be either scraped or sanded to get...

    The mystic can be either scraped or sanded to get enough off to install new tile.

    Chuck
  12. You stated '' from top of window to roof''. Is...

    You stated '' from top of window to roof''. Is this the bottom of the rafter at the seat , under the top wall plate or on top of rafter on the outside where shingles are located.

    The required...
  13. Home Depot will take care of the problem, but it...

    Home Depot will take care of the problem, but it will take time. Before installing anything from the big box stores check to make sure you have all the pieces. If you don't bring it back and get...
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    Hi joy I know they want more then answer. But...

    Hi joy

    I know they want more then answer. But I finished doing homework 54 years ago. I will supply the answer sometimes but not how I got there.

    Chuck
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    4 dozen cupcakes and 4 pies Chuck

    4 dozen cupcakes and 4 pies

    Chuck
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    By shortening the overhang you will be increasing...

    By shortening the overhang you will be increasing the size of the fascia board. Depending on the pitch of the roof this may be more unsightly

    Chuck
  17. Question: Closet Doors

    by creahands
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    If you already have the doors, you will not be...

    If you already have the doors, you will not be able to install them as sliders(by pass). The finished opening for sliders is 1 inch lees then the size of doors. Using 24" doors the opening should be...
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    If you can supply a picture would be great. ...

    If you can supply a picture would be great.

    Before removing any pipes from the hot water heater make sure that all the water is removed. There should be a drain cock near bottom of the heater. It...
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    Determine the manufacturer and get in touch with...

    Determine the manufacturer and get in touch with them for a replacement plate. They will be more then happy to oblige.

    Chuck
  20. Do you know where this riser goes? If it is a...

    Do you know where this riser goes? If it is a drain you would be wet venting the sink and this is illegal in most areas.

    Chuck
  21. If the gas and electric are part of your rent and...

    If the gas and electric are part of your rent and is a set fee there is not much you can do.

    If the rent fluctuates from month to month then you should discuss this with your landlord to get a...
  22. Question: radiator issue

    by creahands
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    Hi It would appear from your description that...

    Hi

    It would appear from your description that you have steam heat. If this is true then you have too much water in you system. It would have to be drained at the furnace and the water control...
  23. Hey sharon The home depot near me has a...

    Hey sharon

    The home depot near me has a section with large rolls of assorted sizes and types of rope. My umbrella uses a nylon rope and I got replacement there.

    Good luck

    Chuck
  24. Question: Exterior door

    by creahands
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    If using a slab door it should be solid core with...

    If using a slab door it should be solid core with three hinges. It might be easier to install a totally new set up prehung. The rough opening should be 1 inch larger then the prehung unit.

    Chuck
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    Holding wood in position, drill a small pilot...

    Holding wood in position, drill a small pilot hole through wood until it makes a dent in block. This will keep everything in line.

    Chuck
  26. It is not advisable to put carpet over carpet....

    It is not advisable to put carpet over carpet. The lower carpet has a tendency to rot and nest all kinds of bugs.

    If it was an Oriental rug will an unsealed back it would because it will let the...
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    If you have the piece, have you tried gluing...

    If you have the piece, have you tried gluing together with a super glue. Did mine 2 years ago and still good.

    Chuck
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    Definitely need a warranty in writing. Chuck

    Definitely need a warranty in writing.

    Chuck
  29. You should get a construction engineer to check...

    You should get a construction engineer to check what is needed. All bearing has to be on the sill and you will probably need a steel plate the length of existing beam

    Chuck
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    Hi Peter Is there any reason that you want a...

    Hi Peter

    Is there any reason that you want a specific name brand on this toilet?

    There are quite a few companies that make an 8'' toilet

    Chuck
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    Have you tried hamptonbay.com? They have the info...

    Have you tried hamptonbay.com? They have the info you need, but you will need the product number to get it.

    Good luck

    Chuck
  32. The pipes should be located toward the center of...

    The pipes should be located toward the center of the floor joist. The holes in the joist should have a clearance of at least 1/4" all around the pipe. This will give the pipes enough room to flex and...
  33. Question: Hull cleaner

    by creahands
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    Have you tried to get in touch with the...

    Have you tried to get in touch with the manufacturer in the U.S. and see if you could become a distributor. It might work out to be a good side job if not banned from the U.K.

    Chuck
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    When I did my wood fence attached to my chain...

    When I did my wood fence attached to my chain link I asked for permission to go on their property and also gave them the right to finish the side facing them.

    Just be careful not to do any damage...
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    There are a few things that have to be...

    There are a few things that have to be considered.

    1. The type of heat you have. Hot air, steam, hot water?

    2. Will you be using cabin in the cold months?

    3. Will be draining the hot water...
  36. Use duct tape to hold in place until silicone...

    Use duct tape to hold in place until silicone sets.

    Chuck
  37. Try a real plumbing supply shop/store. Don't know...

    Try a real plumbing supply shop/store. Don't know where you live so can not recommend a supplier. Look in the yellow pages.

    Chuck
  38. Harbor Breeze is a Lowe's product. Customer...

    Harbor Breeze is a Lowe's product. Customer Service will be able to help you with getting a manual. You will need the model number when talking to them.

    Hope this helps.

    Chuck
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    Have you tried getting in touch with the...

    Have you tried getting in touch with the manufacturer. That would be the place to start.

    Chuck
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    If you are asking what type of pipe, I would...

    If you are asking what type of pipe, I would recommend PVC or flex roll plastic.

    Chuck
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    Is it possible to hook into the ridge board? You...

    Is it possible to hook into the ridge board? You can use chain to set hammock at height you want.

    Good luck

    Chuck
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    You have a blockage in your waste line. Run a...

    You have a blockage in your waste line. Run a snake down shower drain and out about 10 feet. If this does not clear problem you may have to run it out more.Run hot water after it clears for about 2...
  43. Put a small bead of silicone between floor and...

    Put a small bead of silicone between floor and linoleum. Press down , wipe up excess and put a few books on it as a weigh. Leave for about an hour.

    Chuck
  44. Question: Dirty Water

    by creahands
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    Usually when you get dirt in water the pump for...

    Usually when you get dirt in water the pump for the well is too deep. Raising the pump about one(1) foot may solve this problem.

    It would also be a good idea to install a full house filter where...
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    If you let us know where power comes in we will...

    If you let us know where power comes in we will be able to help you. Does it come into the switch or the light? Once we have that info we will be able to answer your question.

    Chuck
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    Thanks for reply. Have checked out the manuals....

    Thanks for reply. Have checked out the manuals. Sounds like will be getting a new machine.

    Have a great Xmas and a prosperous and healthy New Year.

    Chuck
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    Washing machine will not turn.

    Have a Frigidaire washing machine.The motor is running fine. Had to replace the belt. The center hub wheel will turn clockwise but will not turn counter clockwise. This is causing belt to burn up....
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    I agree with hf. Replace breakers for a start. If...

    I agree with hf. Replace breakers for a start. If you are going to up amps from 15 to 20 make sure that the wire was is 12 gauge not 14. 14 gauge is rated for 15 amps. If you was it on a 20amp...
  49. Question: Paint color

    by creahands
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    Most of my house has stained trim and door...

    Most of my house has stained trim and door jambs.Where the trim is painted I broke the color at the door stop. This way when door is closed each side is suited to that side.

    As said above do what...
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    I agree with Joy. Paint the large flat surfaces...

    I agree with Joy. Paint the large flat surfaces first. Then the trim. Saves a lot of time cutting in.

    Chuck
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