Questions tagged [measurement]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
3answers
39 views

How to visualize air circulation between rooms?

My house gets very hot on some days. I don't have a central AC system, and cannot install it because the house is a rental. I have to make do with various floor fans and portable AC units. There are ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Anyone know a name for this measuring tool? [closed]

I've been looking at height gauges and they don't quite fit what I need. I'm trying to measure a ceiling not an object. I've seen some old fashioned height gauges that seem to do what I'm looking for ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Weird filter size for airconditioner

I have a weird size air-conditioner filter that is 414 x 544 mm, which is a little over 16" and a little over 21". When I go to to the hardware store here in Canada, they carry all sorts of ...
1
vote
3answers
77 views

How do I measure my screws to match how stores label them?

When I buy screws, the container often has measurement labels, e.g. : 50/4 or 20/2.5 and such. I'm pretty sure the first number is a length in millimeters, and the second number is a width in ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

DIY Swing Set. Need angle measurements

Using common swing brackets for use with 4- 4x4x8 posts and 1- 4x6x10 beam, at what angle do I cut the bottom of the 4x4 posts to sit flush on the ground?
2
votes
1answer
101 views

Storm door on odd sized frame

I just bought a storm door for my house's front door (HD custom order). Of course, I followed directions measuring the door opening, but without considering that I have an old house, and the door ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

How to estimate the area required by first responders with a stretcher? [closed]

I am editing a book about taking care of elderly people. Imagine the charge (person that is being taken care of) lives in a room sketched below and spends most of their time in the bed. In case of ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

How to find a right screw for a hole

I want to hang some stuff on my wall so here it comes to the part where I need to get screws/anchors. Saying I have a hole in a piece that I would like to attach(a picture attached), how can I ...
1
vote
2answers
41 views

How do I read the specifications for this Panasonic microwave trim kit?

The web page for the NN-TK922SS 27" Wide Trim Kit for select Panasonic Microwave Ovens includes these specifications: TRIM KIT OUTER SIZE Side A: 18-9/16" Side B: 27" TRIM KIT INNER SIZE Side C: 24-...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How do I determine the rough-in width and height of a window?

I am thinking about replacing a set of double-hung windows with a single picture window. To get it quoted and order the window, I need to determine the rough-in dimensions of the space. How do I do ...