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the action of applying a sealing compound to joints and gaps in building materials.
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typically used in a temporary holding well (often in a basement) to remove the water when the holding well is full.
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Smallish freestanding building, used primarily for storage.
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Questions about planning, installing, and servicing network cabling such as computer networks, home automation, and so on. See also the [cabling] tag.
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For questions about the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70. Just about all US jurisdictions that have adopted an electrical code use the NEC, often with a handful of local or state level amendments.
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a synthetic flooring product that is often used instead of more expensive natural floor products.
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Questions about repairing or filling holes, or about what types of holes are necessary or permissible (such as in joists). For questions about *making* holes, consider the 'drill' tag.
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For questions regarding a central cooling system for your home. This is typically a split system with an outdoor compressor/condenser and an indoor evaporator and air handler. Air ducts are used to …
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used between bricks, cinder blocks, or stone to bind them and fill any gaps. It is made from sand, a binding agent (cement or lime), and water.
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a flexible plastic pipe that has gained popularity due it being cheaper (and often easier) than copper or PVC. Use for questions about working with the pipe, and use…
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For questions specifically relating to structures that ventilate combustion byproducts of fuel burned in an interior space, such as a fireplace, stove, or furnace.