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  1. Re: Framing a "flat" roof in a Philly Row Home

    Based on the limited info. You might check the JLC Field Guide on the construction of flat roofs.
    Is the project permitted? Have you referenced the International Building code in effect in your...
  2. Re: Kitchen vent/exhaust systems.

    It is not about the need for high cfm requirement etc., but for the noise.

    Even the most expensive exhaust/hood system, the noise terrible. In one of our local large builder appliance...
  3. Re: Kitchen vent/exhaust systems.

    Small kitchen. Based on the kitchen volume and hood size, est.CFM=375.
    BTU unknown. Std. 30" 4 burner cook top.
  4. Kitchen vent/exhaust systems.

    I need recommendations/products for kitchen vent/exhaust systems where the exhaust fan/blower is remotely located in the attic.

    1}Make model of inline fan/blower.
    2}Vent hood only with lights,...
  5. Re: Pony wall on top of flat roof needs Pressure Treated sill plate?

    Not quite sure what you are building from your description, but the first thing that comes to mind "Is it going to be sitting on concrete, masonry or other wise exposed to moisture?" If the answer is...
  6. Re: switch location for garbage disposal

    Houzz. At the risk of hijacking the original post, do you have a pic of your use of plug strips under the wall cabinets & above the counter top? Thank,BS
  7. Re: switch location for garbage disposal

    Tom, I first thought you were peeing on my leg, but upon checking I found something, for all practical purposes, is the same. It is for both air flow and water flow.

    I'm looking forward to...
  8. Re: switch location for garbage disposal

    What about crud collecting in the switch?
    What is the symbol for designating an air switch on the electrical plans?

    I'm askin cause I'm doing a kitchen remodel/design at the present time.
  9. Re: switch location for garbage disposal

    My only experience with air switches is with spa tubs etc.

    What are the chances of someone inadvertently activating the switch mounted on the counter top by normal daily usage such as...
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    Re: Concrete Issues

    When was this concrete poured? In the pics, it looks as if it has been there for many years. Experiencing many freeze thaw cycles over many years can cause bad things to even good concrete.

    If...
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    Re: Unusual Door

    Looks like the door I installed on my teenager's room.
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    Re: LED lighting in drywall

    Sorry Tom, it seems that these senior moments are coming closer and closer everyday. :) BS
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    Re: LED lighting in drywall

    Tom, not to belabor the point, but did you solve the problem that you were originally asking about?
    What is the purpose or how and why are you using this particular fixture.
    Have you had a chance...
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    Re: LED lighting in drywall

    Mobern: Just curious, but how many of these fixtures will you be installing? I was researching for fixtures for a job that I am working on and stumbled upon the fixture I'm assuming that you were...
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    Re: Mixer lift hardware

    That's a good solution. I'm just trying to get the working height of the shelf down a little lower and salvage the drawer.

    At this point Tom, it has become a challenge. I'll let you know if I pull...
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    Re: Mixer lift hardware

    That or attaching it to the mixer cabinet door.

    Bruce S.
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    Re: Mixer lift hardware

    Darn. Lets see. With the door closed, you would hardly notice the 2-1/2" notch. I'll send you a picture. :) Thanks again Tom. I really appreciate your help.

    Bruce S.
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    Re: Mixer lift hardware

    Yeah, I was afraid that it might get into the toe kick before it got low enough.
    The under drawer KV will almost work. If I dropped it only about 1", I think it would work.

    I just like the...
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    Re: Mixer lift hardware

    Thanks Tom. That's what I needed to know. Not what I wanted to know however. :)
    Have you ever tried or thought about notching the bottom of the cabinet to allow the standard Rev-a-shelf to be...
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    Mixer lift hardware

    Under drawer installation. Standard 36"h x 24"d face framed base cabinet. 12" width between vertical face frame. Standard Kitchen Aid mixer.
    Is there any reason that this won't work with the mixer...
  21. Re: Parapet wall cap with bevel

    Really need sketch or something. Is the slope to be in one direction or in both directions???? Is just the 2x6 to be sloped?????
  22. Re: Termites and pests oh my!

    Bill, based on the temp. zone of N.O., I'm really surprised that they are insulating foundations at all. Much less with foam. Foam in roofs/attics and walls maybe, but not foundations.
    Seems to me,...
  23. Re: how long can this forum continue?

    For what it's worth. My introduction into the residential building trades was in 1956. (you do the math)
    For right or wrong and for good or bad, you learned from the people you worked with or...
  24. Re: tji's or floor trusses installed as roof purlins

    Charlie V/larryh Ok,Ok, I get it. I've done calc's on installations similar to this using solid lumber but not with TJI's.
    Understand why you are not getting much help. The shape of TJI's and two...
  25. Re: tji's or floor trusses installed as roof purlins

    Larry. I still can't get my head wrapped around this thing. Any way I look at it, it makes no sense.

    Maybe Oregon will cone along and be so kind and splain better. BS
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