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  1. Dana replied to the thread Retrofit Basement Shower Insulation.

    With 3.75" of space between the studwall & framed wall you have both a thermal bypass and convection path for dragging moisture into...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:36 AM
  2. Reach4 replied to the thread Closet flange that fits inside 3" pipe?.

    He has a ~3.5 inch hole, if I understand correctly. A 3 inch pipe segment would have a 3 inch hole.

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:33 AM
  3. wwhitney replied to the thread Closet flange that fits inside 3" pipe?.

    My interpretation of the existing condition is: (remnant) flange with 3" hub -- 3" pipe segment -- 3" elbow. There are clearly two...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:25 AM
  4. Reach4 replied to the thread Closet flange that fits inside 3" pipe?.

    To measure what I was asking about, you would put a long straight thing, like a level, across the gap, and measure down to the top of...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:21 AM
  5. jgraham295 replied to the thread Pressure tank replacement workmanship connections advice.

    Thank you everyone for the replies! Sounds like they could have possibly been "cleaner" but the job is acceptable. That is what I...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:17 AM
  6. pecck replied to the thread Closet flange that fits inside 3" pipe?.

    That's an interesting take on my issue. Instead of sanding down the new closet flange you're suggesting I may be able to get away with...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:15 AM
  7. Dana replied to the thread Are there any 6000 btu mini splits that only cool?.

    There are a few ducted mini-splits that might fill the bill. Fujitsu's AOU/ARU36RGLX is good for about 30K BTU/hr at Iowa City's 99%...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:14 AM
  8. Sylvan replied to the thread W M Still & Sons instant hot water tap problems.

    Good luck

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:12 AM
  9. wwhitney replied to the thread Closet flange that fits inside 3" pipe?.

    I interpret the inside of the opening in that photo as being about ~3/8" of height of old flange fitting, then a short pipe segment...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:08 AM
  10. Jeff H Young liked Tuttles Revenge's post in the thread Customer watching you do job..

    customers who are engineers or lawyers watching me make me annoyed or nervous. But in general I don't mind. It just depends on the work...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:03 AM
  11. Jeff H Young replied to the thread Basement Sink Question.

    Id replumb the wash/ machine UPC style whether any of that is legal or not. 2 inch waste and inapropriate 1/4 bend not good ....

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:02 AM
  12. Tuttles Revenge replied to the thread Customer watching you do job..

    customers who are engineers or lawyers watching me make me annoyed or nervous. But in general I don't mind. It just depends on the work...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 9:01 AM
  13. pecck attached a file to the thread Closet flange that fits inside 3" pipe?.

    I'm not sure, I've been chipping away at it but because of the gap I can't really get in there. Even if I could get most of it chipped...

    flange 3.jpg Sep 21, 2020 at 8:46 AM
  14. Tuttles Revenge liked Bannerman's post in the thread Oh no. What did I do to my gate valve?.

    Did you also open the cold supply valve to the Posi-Temp? Thermostatically controlled valves will not typically pass water unless both...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 8:45 AM
  15. Dana replied to the thread Adding a zone for my basement to a single zone house.

    This may be a dialect issue, but generally a heating appliance heating pumped hot water systems is called a "boiler", and not "furnace"....

    Sep 21, 2020 at 8:45 AM
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