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Forum: Plumbing 12-16-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
Crap- because of ductwork I can not do an island...

Crap- because of ductwork I can not do an island loop. Just too much in the way.

Here is a way I saw in a house that I could get to work.


Take the discharge hose from the dishwasher, do the...
Forum: Plumbing 12-10-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
Maybe I could sneak a standpipe between the floor...

Maybe I could sneak a standpipe between the floor joist and ductwork and up through the floor. The put the P-trap in the horizontal about 3 feet away. Would be real tight and awkward.
Forum: Plumbing 12-10-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
As far as a stand pipe goes I can not think of a...

As far as a stand pipe goes I can not think of a place.

Next to this cabinet is the front closet. Really do not want it in back of that. Can not even put it in the wall and cover with a vent as...
Forum: Plumbing 12-09-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
re-vent must be the same term as you use for...

re-vent must be the same term as you use for fixture vent. I have lived in 4 provinces in Canada and find that different terms are used to mean the same thing.

I had hoped to do a stand pipe as...
Forum: Plumbing 12-09-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
I do not need air gap here. Open to any other...

I do not need air gap here. Open to any other ideas.
Forum: Plumbing 12-09-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
I realize with a bit more work I could run a...

I realize with a bit more work I could run a re-vent.
Tie in a 1&1/2" line in the wall beside the 3" main stack. run that down and under the floor over to the dishwasher, tie in the 3/4" high loop...
Forum: Plumbing 12-09-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
Took another look and noticed that the 12"...

Took another look and noticed that the 12" cabinet beside the dishwasher has a duct line below it in the joist bay for the hot air register. Can not reasonably move this.

The joist bays under the...
Forum: Plumbing 12-08-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
No disposal and sink is 12' away in another set...

No disposal and sink is 12' away in another set of cabinets. Think of this like a dishwasher in an island with no sink in the island.
Forum: Plumbing 12-08-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
By the way no building inspectors in this rural...

By the way no building inspectors in this rural area. Still want to do it good.
Forum: Plumbing 12-08-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
I can use AAV by code not considered the best but...

I can use AAV by code not considered the best but is acceptable. If I put it at the top, just under the counter top in the cabinet beside the dishwasher it would be accessable for future repairs if...
Forum: Plumbing 12-08-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
Canadian code : my understanding is 5'. I am 12'...

Canadian code : my understanding is 5'. I am 12' away on the horizontal and going into the basement and back up to the sink and you have 16'.

I am looking at doing a dedicated drain. The type...
Forum: Plumbing 12-08-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Cjeff
Dishwasher in my own home

I am installing a dishwasher in my own home.
Becasue of the construction of the wall the cabinet will be on , which is not near the sink, I can not run a vent up the wall.

So I am looking at...
Forum: Business 12-29-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By Cjeff
Talk to Realtors in your area and find out what...

Talk to Realtors in your area and find out what sells fast, and people are looking for
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,487
Posted By Cjeff
I have done a little commercial, my brother does...

I have done a little commercial, my brother does it solely.
Just realize you are financing them and do what the banks do, charge them for it.

If it is going to be 90 days then figure out your...
Forum: HVAC 12-17-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,934
Posted By Cjeff
There is no damper in the line, I will plug it...

There is no damper in the line, I will plug it and see what happens
Forum: HVAC 12-17-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,934
Posted By Cjeff
Outside cold air intake into cold air duct

In my personal home I just moved into there is a outside air intake into the cold air duct work. Which is a cardboard tube 4" diameter and frosted up near the wall. Is this needed or a good idea?...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,034
Posted By Cjeff
Only pay 10 to 20%!!!!! Sign me up. Get a...

Only pay 10 to 20%!!!!!

Sign me up. Get a lowball hack job, which I drastically underpay for then only pay 10 - 20% of what I should have paid, plus get more work done then I started to have done....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-03-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By Cjeff
Thin it down, excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks ...

Thin it down, excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks

I was thinking a printable wallpaper, then you could just strip it off
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-02-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By Cjeff
Putting splatter on walls

My daughter wants to put paint splatters on her wall.
My concern is painting over it after, will the bumps show through? I expect they will.

Is there a way to deal with this before we paint the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By Cjeff
Maybe I can be the hack lowballer doing it on the...

Maybe I can be the hack lowballer doing it on the side!!!;)

Going to work in a pulp mill.

My only concern is it's a 4 on 4 off 12 hour shift, works out to 44 hours a week. What do I do with all...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By Cjeff
Hangin up the belt

As some of you may remember I posted a while ago about moving.
Decided to look at a regular job.

Better pay, benefits out the wahzoo, overtime, no customer hassles, Show up do my job and leave. ...
Forum: Framing 09-12-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,252
Posted By Cjeff
One drywaller I worked with would not fasten to...

One drywaller I worked with would not fasten to the header, just the 2x6 across the bottom of it. That way if the header shrunk or twisted there were no drywall screws to pop.
Forum: Framing 09-12-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,252
Posted By Cjeff
Glued and screwed, but that's a whole nother...

Glued and screwed, but that's a whole nother topic!:whistling
Forum: Framing 09-12-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,252
Posted By Cjeff
Why? I have seen it both ways. Header at top...

Why? I have seen it both ways.
Header at top with cripples below, or header at bottom with cripples above (I do the latter)
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,395
Posted By Cjeff
straight? :no:What? wow:eek: I have never...

straight? :no:What? wow:eek:

I have never seen that bad
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