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  0 Thread: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?
Post: RE: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?

(06-28-2021, 08:14 AM)Cooler Wrote: In my mind the molding will be too large in profile.  My tub would not have enough room for the 1/4 round.  I might cut a 45 degree angle cut on a plank and exp...
Scouter Home Improvement 14 789 07-01-2021, 10:43 AM
  0 Thread: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?
Post: RE: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?

(06-30-2021, 07:40 AM)Cooler Wrote: Hydrogen peroxide in a spray bottle is effective in killing mold--but slowly.  It will take a week or more of daily spraying to do the job.  The nice part about t...
Scouter Home Improvement 14 789 06-30-2021, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?
Post: RE: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?

(06-29-2021, 12:13 PM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: /\ This too.. Most exhaust fans are to small and most people turn off the fan when leaving the bathroom. Fans on timers are a good thing. Some of the newer...
Scouter Home Improvement 14 789 06-29-2021, 03:48 PM
  0 Thread: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?
Post: RE: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?

(06-28-2021, 11:19 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: Not sure how your particular tub and surround are made but if the tub flange is high, it might not need any caulk at all. But if it does need caulk, you mig...
Scouter Home Improvement 14 789 06-28-2021, 12:05 PM
  0 Thread: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?
Post: RE: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?

(06-28-2021, 08:14 AM)Cooler Wrote: In my mind the molding will be too large in profile.  My tub would not have enough room for the 1/4 round.  I might cut a 45 degree angle cut on a plank and exp...
Scouter Home Improvement 14 789 06-28-2021, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?
Post: Vinyl moulding instead of caulk?

We installed a tub surround a few years ago, getting tired of the mould in the caulk. I was thinking of using vinyl cove moulding with a waterproof adhesive like Gorilla (non-expanding). Anyone see an...
Scouter Home Improvement 14 789 06-27-2021, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: Relay question
Post: RE: Relay question

(06-06-2021, 01:47 PM)Roly Wrote: What vehicle  is it ?  May help to figure out what the circuitry is. Those voltages sound like they are controlling a solid state switch that is being controlled by...
Scouter Home Improvement 9 660 06-06-2021, 03:52 PM
  0 Thread: Relay question
Post: RE: Relay question

(06-06-2021, 10:21 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: By any chance... did a higher trim level of your car come with fog-lights? If so, there may already be a relay socket for fog lamps and the wiring. You'd pr...
Scouter Home Improvement 9 660 06-06-2021, 11:46 AM
  0 Thread: Relay question
Post: RE: Relay question

(06-06-2021, 09:10 AM)jteneyck Wrote: Instead of trying to find a 5 V relay, could you step up the voltage from 5V to 12V and then use a standard 12V relay?   Link John On a car? Not sure I can d...
Scouter Home Improvement 9 660 06-06-2021, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: Relay question
Post: RE: Relay question

(06-05-2021, 07:49 PM)EricU Wrote: It's a mechanical relay? If it's mechanical, you might be pulling too much current off the 5v line. I don't know, there is nothing online that says one way or the...
Scouter Home Improvement 9 660 06-05-2021, 08:08 PM
  0 Thread: Relay question
Post: Relay question

I know this goes outside the range of home improvement, but pardon me. I am trying to install fog lights on my vehicle, my state requires the lights go off when the high beams come on. Normally I wou...
Scouter Home Improvement 9 660 06-05-2021, 07:05 PM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
Post: RE: Inspection person's

The guy is an AH, talked with my friend again, he wants the stoplights in the garage changed because they don't have covers. I told him to screw it, just remove the lights and close up the junction bo...
Scouter Home Improvement 28 2,419 05-22-2021, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
Post: RE: Inspection person's

(05-21-2021, 08:42 PM)mdhills Wrote: is this inspection required by the municipality, or is it a contingency from the buyer's lender? Matt Both.
Scouter Home Improvement 28 2,419 05-22-2021, 07:17 AM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
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(05-21-2021, 09:53 AM)paulWoodworker Wrote: It's a power trip.. The same thing happened to me when I sold my first house. Some "inspector" insisted every outlet had to be GFCI. I had already moved t...
Scouter Home Improvement 28 2,419 05-21-2021, 10:14 AM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
Post: RE: Inspection person's

(05-21-2021, 09:26 AM)Splinter Puller Wrote: No. That sounds stupid.  Why not put in GFCI breakers. I asked him that, even asked about what I have - a whole-house breaker - but he said no, the "ins...
Scouter Home Improvement 28 2,419 05-21-2021, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
Post: Inspection person's

A friend down the street sold his house, but before the sale can go through the "occupancy inspector" (apparently different than the building inspector) is requiring him to put GFI's all over the plac...
Scouter Home Improvement 28 2,419 05-21-2021, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: The new world order
Post: The new world order

Had to have a plumber come in to repair a gas line leak from the meter into the house (<3 ft of pipe). It took 6 tries to find a plumber, and the cost was far higher that I had expected. Spoke with...
Scouter Home Improvement 6 763 04-30-2021, 02:53 PM
  0 Thread: Overhead wire to shed
Post: RE: Overhead wire to shed

Code required a disconnect inside the shed, would this serve keeping it to not needing a grounding pole? https://www.lowes.com/pd/GE-20-Amp-1-Pol...ct/3128737
Scouter Home Improvement 24 1,690 04-29-2021, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Overhead wire to shed
Post: RE: Overhead wire to shed

(04-29-2021, 05:43 PM)srv52761 Wrote: Quote:For a 20 amp, 12-2 is sufficient. I had been told that with the UF run overhead that a 10 was needed, along with the messenger cable. But, yeah, 10-2. ...
Scouter Home Improvement 24 1,690 04-29-2021, 06:06 PM
  0 Thread: Overhead wire to shed
Post: RE: Overhead wire to shed

(04-29-2021, 01:39 PM)srv52761 Wrote: No mwbc, leaves you with a single circuit..  You want to be able to plug normal stuff, so you are looking g at a single 20 amp circuit.  You don't need to pitch...
Scouter Home Improvement 24 1,690 04-29-2021, 03:50 PM

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