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    Re: Thermostat Wiring Question

    The furnace does not have an RC, only an R. The thermostat has RC and RH.
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    Re: Thermostat Wiring Question

    The manual says to run the R wire to RH for what they describe as a "4 Wire Heat/Cool" setup.
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    Thermostat Wiring Question

    I have a programmable thermostat that works, sorta. Unit is a Ritetemp Model #6036. I have both a furnace and an A/C unit. The board on the furnace is a 5-wire configuration. For the board, here...
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    Re: Removal of Wood Shower Window Frame

    Thanks FP. This is definitely one of those pictures you don't want showing up in a home improvement nightmare section of the magazine.
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    Re: How do I remove this faucet?

    Thanks for the help guys. You guessed correctly A. Spruce, the water lines are fed from the top. The new tub that I bought is one of those All-in-one tub kits from Lowe's, so the water lines that...
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    Removal of Wood Shower Window Frame

    The previous owners thought it was a good idea to put wood in for window frame, paint it white, and call it a day. Problem is, this is right in the shower and gets wet like nobody's business. I...
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    How do I remove this faucet?

    I've got what looks to be an old faucet for my laundry tub. I want to replace the tub with a newer one, but the new one uses hoses. I have to get this thing off of the water lines in order to use...
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    Re: Suspended Ceiling Issue

    I would, but there is a slight problem with that: With the tiles being so thick and the whole ceiling so close to the joists, there's not enough room to slide the tiles over without some real force.
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    Suspended Ceiling Issue

    Hello again,

    This is a fun one. I have a drop ceilling in the basement that is killing me! Because I have all three bedrooms and my living room TV wall on the same 15-amp circuit, I am trying to...
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    Older house with Wiring Dilemma

    Just bought a house that was built in 1957. Upon going through the panel box, I have found that all three bedrooms and one outlet in the living room (where the TV would most likely go) are all on...
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    Re: Garage Question

    Thanks for the help. Looks like I have some holes to dig.
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    Garage Question

    I just bought a home where my inspector stated that the garage is in contact with the soil. I think I get the idea of what problems that would cause. The thing I'm wondering is, how do I fix it? ...
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    Re: Anyone know what style house this is?

    Not a home expert, but it does look like both a Cape Cod and a Colonial. Cape Cods typically have steep roofs like the front of this house, but then again, you have a Dutch Colonial style with the...
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    Re: Furnance Filter

    A 16x20 would be too wide on one end and too narrow on the other. I've found on Home Depot's site that an 18x18 filter exists, but it can only be ordered ******. Is there anyone on the board in the...
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    Replacing Entry Door?

    I swear, the hits just keep coming. Just bought a home and realized while changing the locks on the front door, the holes were not cut very clean, resulting in a 1/16 hole above the deadbolt, an...
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    Furnance Filter

    First time homeowner here. I'm having a heck of a time trying to find an air filter that fits my furnace. The previous owners had a filter in, but it turned out to be the wrong size (16x20x1). I...
  17. Thread: Romex Clip?

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    Re: Romex Clip?

    Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately, getting a hold of the city has been impossible. Every time, I've called, they say I have to go to city hall at some ridiculous hour in order to speak to the...
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    Romex Clip?

    Hello all,

    New to the board. I am getting ready to buy my first house. It is a foreclosure, so the city has a re-occupation list of things that must be completed before they provide a...
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