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Sep
26
answered Ledger larger than house rim joist
Sep
18
answered Can I build a deck this low to the ground?
Aug
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Aug
12
answered Why does my dryer get too hot?
Aug
10
answered Why is my AC suddenly *heating* my house?
Aug
10
answered Easy way to remove tile concrete from bathroom wall?
Aug
4
answered How do I remedy a ledger board that is pulling away from the house?
Aug
1
comment Do the guidelines for holes in joists apply to band joists?
I agree with this answer. If you want a bit more strength, you could sister (attach a similar piece next to the existing one) a joist piece in the location where you plan on drilling the hole.
Jul
29
comment How to install a electrical outlet box in a workbench?
Definitely go with the plug strip.
Jul
29
comment How effectively a pedestal fan blowing inward can bring the outside air if kept 2 feet away from a fully open window?
This is very hard to quantify. I can tell you, however, that box sitting on the window sill are much more effective at moving air in and out, and whole-house fans are more effective still.
Jul
29
comment Is there a length limit on grounding conductor to ground rod?
It is also good to use a welded bond between the ground conductor and the ground rod - something like the Cadweld One Shot
Jul
25
answered How do I attach plywood over 2“ x 6” deck boards in preparation for a waterproof cover?
Jul
20
answered air conditioner kwh
Jul
18
comment How can I find out if a vapor barrier is requried for finishing a basement to code?
+1 on the buildingscience information.
Jul
18
comment Why is my new garage door going through lights so fast?
I've done this with two separate fixtures on my opener; it has worked great.
Jul
13
answered How many computer chargers can I put on 1 electrical outlet?
Jun
30
answered How do I bend a wooden edging for a tile counter top?
Jun
28
answered Can I use the Simpson Strong Tie EB-TY product with ChoiceDek?
Jun
26
answered What wire gauge do I need for a 100 Amp subpanel at the end of a 60' wire run?
Jun
20
answered How can I recess an electrical outlet that protrudes from a glass mosaic tile wall?