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Forum: The Mud Box 01-12-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By Boilermaker 98
I think the acidity is based upon a few factors. ...

I think the acidity is based upon a few factors.

1. Region of natural gas. If the natural gas is from a deposit with sour oil, the gas will be more acidic.

2. Is the furnace a 93%, 95% or 97%...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-07-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By Boilermaker 98
If running it to a PVC drain line or outside is...

If running it to a PVC drain line or outside is not an option, they make a condensate neutralization kit for this purpose. Or take some 3" PVC pipe and fill it with washed limestone (no fines) rock...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-05-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Hammy: You see the slotted silver object to...

Hammy:

You see the slotted silver object to left of the valve body. That is a screw driver stop (Shutoff valve). That is considered an option by Delta.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-05-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Michal: Delta does sell a rough-in valve...

Michal:

Delta does sell a rough-in valve with screw driver stops. Problem is most home centers don't carry them and tract builders don't install them because they cost about $10 more per valve.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-23-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,948
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Brad: I would suggest if the HO starts...

Brad:

I would suggest if the HO starts bashing you on the internet or elsewhere, I would politely ask them to stop or you will seek counsel and pursue them for slander/libel if they do not cease...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-21-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Use the Certainteed Landmark Premium. Great...

Use the Certainteed Landmark Premium. Great Product, I have the reuglar Landmark 30 year and they are a great shingle.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-08-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 62,514
Posted By Boilermaker 98
I have the Circular Saw and I love it. Nice and...

I have the Circular Saw and I love it. Nice and light. I used it when building my house. I didn't do the framing, just the HVAC, Plumbing and exterior concrete work. Great for cutting plywood, 2...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-20-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,981
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Be careful and watch stairwells, stairways,...

Be careful and watch stairwells, stairways, lofts, anywhere the adjacent area is lower than above by 6'. These must be either protected by harness and lanyard, directional barriers 6' or more away...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-20-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,621
Posted By Boilermaker 98
LT Don't caulk the trim with silicone or...

LT

Don't caulk the trim with silicone or siliconized acrylic. Paint will never stick.

Use a good acrylic latex such as polyseamseal. it takes paint and flexes alot more than the cheap...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-05-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,839
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Use the 1" Advantech OSB for the sub-floor and...

Use the 1" Advantech OSB for the sub-floor and then I would go with a 25# DL.
Forum: The Mud Box 05-05-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,839
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Take it to your lumber yard and tell them to have...

Take it to your lumber yard and tell them to have their I-Joist supplier run it through the computer. They can also size any headers/beams you may need since you are spanning the piers.

You will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-07-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Try and cash the check. He truly might not have...

Try and cash the check. He truly might not have put a stop payment on the check and that's why he wants it back. Also, most stop payments are good for 6 months and then they have to renew them.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,924
Posted By Boilermaker 98
http://www.moldex.com/hearing-protection/reusable-...

http://www.moldex.com/hearing-protection/reusable-earplugs/

Try these. These are the only kind that I can wear without getting a headache and can wear them all day. They do a good job reducing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,983
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Regardless of whether or not you have ball...

Regardless of whether or not you have ball valves, get the rough-in valve with the screw driver stops.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-03-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Those pex fittings are Uponor/Wirsbo cold...

Those pex fittings are Uponor/Wirsbo cold expansion pex fittings. IMO, the best pex system on the market and the one in my brand new home. Uponor Wirsbo requires you be trained/certified to install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Any preference on Hydro Barrier or Hydroban? I...

Any preference on Hydro Barrier or Hydroban? I was planning on using the fabric with either choice.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Brian and Lauren's new Master Shower

Well finally getting around to start on the shower for our new house that is under construction. The CBU (Permabase) is installed already by the drywall contractor and the floor has plastic sheeting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Dave: Is this radiant heat a staple up from...

Dave:

Is this radiant heat a staple up from below application? If so, I would use the additional layer of 1/2" plywood and something like Ditra or Noble's CIS. Is your joist structure suitable...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-14-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,243
Posted By Boilermaker 98
The plaster guards should be removed once tile...

The plaster guards should be removed once tile and drywall/substrate prep is done and prior to installing the trim. The plastic pieces do not stay in place.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-14-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,243
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Levi: You have been doing it correctly. I...

Levi:

You have been doing it correctly. I am in the plumbing industry and the way you have been doing it is the right way. They are called plaster trims for a reason. You should cut the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,439
Posted By Boilermaker 98
The Kohler Cimmaron (sp) is a comfort height...

The Kohler Cimmaron (sp) is a comfort height toilet (Approx 16" rim height).

Kohler should have a gray color available. You want it with the Class 5 flushing system. It is a gravity flush...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,311
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Illinois definitely does not allow air admittance...

Illinois definitely does not allow air admittance valves. Common vents and wet vents are allowed, but is very limited on what you can do. Illinois is very different with their plumbing code and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,311
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Jason: You're in Illinois now right? ...

Jason:

You're in Illinois now right? Illinois has it's own plumbing code and unlike some of the national codes, everything must be vented.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-29-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,099
Posted By Boilermaker 98
He is using the tyvek as he is anticipating light...

He is using the tyvek as he is anticipating light weight concrete or gypcrete. I am in the nexy month getting ready for the radiant in my house and having a company call Elastizell come out and pour...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,594
Posted By Boilermaker 98
Marvin: That drain looks like it has the...

Marvin:

That drain looks like it has the rubber gasket as the seal. The base should lift of with a little elbow grease.
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