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Window standard depth is 4 9/16". The rule with windows and doors is that you block them out to fit the window/door not the other way around. (Every time I see somebody trying to shave a door I chuckle.) What you did before is correct. The skill is learning how to trim the window as efficiently and securely as possible.


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The sanest thing is to order new construction flanged windows that are a bit smaller than the rough opening. Then you integrate the flange with the WRB that you're installing over the new sheathing (right?) and bob's your uncle. On the inside, you can cover up the lack of square-ness with new drywall or wood window boxes, shimmed to be square with the ...


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IMHO: The number of coils does make a minor difference in the time it takes to heat the burner; on the one with the extra coils, the coil's elements are usually smaller and therefor heat faster and cool faster. The extra turns make up for the smaller coils. You have to look at the ratings of the different coils. Are they the same wattage? Are the ...


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There are three possibilities: Faucet has a male connector, pipe in house has a female connector, you can unscrew it. Faucet has a female connector, pipe in house has a male connector, you can unscrew it. Faucet is soldered onto a pipe. Most faucets are sold with a male connector on the outside of the faucet pipe, and a solder connector on the inside. A ...


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Worst case is that you bust a soldered fitting (very difficult) and have to open the wall up, which you would have had to do to replace a soldered fitting anyway. Since your water is already shutoff, give it a hard turn and see what happens. Personally, I'd open the wall up even if it's threaded and sealed with pipe dope. Because after you replace the ...



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