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09-09-2012 07:18 PM

Ceiling Box + Engineered Joists - 6 replies

I’m trying to install a new ceiling box over my kitchen island, due to the fact that the old box was not flush with the ceiling surface (it was flush with the top of the drywall, so about 1/2” too deep). After pulling the old box out, I saw why – my home was built using engineered joists (I-joists). The builder apparently decid...

02-16-2010 06:20 AM

Soldering/plumbing questions - 14 replies

So I went to install my new shower/bath fixture tonight, and ran into several problems – namely compression fittings. I soldered everything into place only to have the hot side’s compression fitting (the part attached to the soldered pipe, of course) start leaking. I ended up taking that out, redoing the compression fittings with f...

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