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Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By LNG24
Just wanted to thank everyone for their input. ...

Just wanted to thank everyone for their input.

The engineer liked my original idea and signed off on it.

I'll post a pic when it's completed. We won't be making the cut until the finished...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
From floor to ceiling on the main floor is 30'....

From floor to ceiling on the main floor is 30'. Its a huge open space.

When we did the upstairs, we used a 2x12 header above the fireplace opening to solve this issue. I would have done the same...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
1) Directly above is a large open format living /...

1) Directly above is a large open format living / dining room.
2) Going around and out puts me a 1/2 elbow over the 3 allowed.
3) Going straight up in the chase is not an option for two reasons: ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
"don't come here to seek advise" I guess that...

"don't come here to seek advise" I guess that could be said for every post here. While its been a while since I've been on the board, we use to brain storm all the time.

I've got a call into an...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
Plans call for it dead center. We planned on...

Plans call for it dead center.
We planned on elbowing the pipe around it until the stove arrived and the instructions call for a max of 3 elbows. Solution 1, was to use flex pipe inside the chase,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
Direct Vent Propane Tim

Direct Vent Propane Tim
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
Not on this model. Top vent only

Not on this model. Top vent only
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
Like this, but there are sliding doors on each...

Like this, but there are sliding doors on each side, not windows
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
Added it to the OP

Added it to the OP
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
No I can't shift it, the design calls for a fake...

No I can't shift it, the design calls for a fake FP front behind it. So it would look like it was installed in a fire place.

If I move the pipe at all, it requires a 4th 90 degree elbow and that...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By LNG24
Question Engineering - Thought on Structure Support

I have to get a Stove Pipe through a Structural Support for a single story house.

The section I need to cut through is supporting a 12.5h x 6.5w x 3/8 thick I Beam. The I Beam is supporting the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 09-29-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By LNG24
We ended it just before the wall so if water did...

We ended it just before the wall so if water did somehow get into the pipe, it would empty before the foundation
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 09-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By LNG24
That was the thought, but just an FYI, you would...

That was the thought, but just an FYI, you would pull the new one through as you pull the old one out the other side. Never try to remove the old one without the new one attached to the other end.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 09-26-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By LNG24
Good point, but would it actually spring a leak...

Good point, but would it actually spring a leak if protected in the pipe?

The cost of the 4" pipe to sleeve it in is less expensive than the sand.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 09-26-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By LNG24
Question Well Line in Sand Bed or Corrugated HDPE pipe

I've got a question and looking for opinions.

We're replacing 300' of Well Line. The line (plastic) is over 47 yrs old. that has ruptured 4 times in the past 2 years. I figured it was old and/or...
Forum: Tiling 05-24-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By LNG24
I can't thinset to HDF...you can only glue to HDF.

I can't thinset to HDF...you can only glue to HDF.
Forum: Tiling 05-24-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By LNG24
Question Tiling Counter Top

Hey All,
Question for the real experts.

I made a kitchen counter top which includes a large island, rolling cart, half wall and the actual kitchen using HDF as it was going to be laminated.
...
Forum: Plumbing 03-09-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,591
Posted By LNG24
I was thinking about sending in my plumber I have...

I was thinking about sending in my plumber I have under our PM company and donating the service, but I've donated a lot in 2013. Helped another charity buy a van. But since my income varies, I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By LNG24
There is a Mitigation System down there now which...

There is a Mitigation System down there now which creates a negative pressure under the slab. We sealed every crack, hole and cut to insure proper operation of the system. Since its a forced hot air...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,163
Posted By LNG24
If that's was directed to me...just google it. ...

If that's was directed to me...just google it.




I would like to remind people that the OP is in a very specific industry driven by foreclosures. If foreclosures decline, so does his work,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,163
Posted By LNG24
Its a myth... Now Connecticut...that is the...

Its a myth...

Now Connecticut...that is the only state in the North East who's experiencing a declining population.
Forum: Plumbing 03-08-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,591
Posted By LNG24
I couldn't see a pressure valve in the video, but...

I couldn't see a pressure valve in the video, but your theory has less holes than mine. :D

I'm doing this voluntarily to help out a charity and they are out of state so I'll be checking this out...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By LNG24
I am more concerned in making sure the short end...

I am more concerned in making sure the short end of the plywood is connected to the short end of the adjoining board.

I've seen reviews on the Barricade flooring site where people are noticing...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By LNG24
I wonder how well Plywood clips would be over the...

I wonder how well Plywood clips would be over the short end's of 4x8 T&G Sub-flooring?
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By LNG24
My concern over that is with the thickness of the...

My concern over that is with the thickness of the wood (kind of thin) over that much rigid board.

I did think about some way to T&G all 4 sides of 3/4" sub floor and then glue it to the rigid...
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