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Not all rigid foam performs the same. Learn the differences between EPS, XPS, and ISO.
Before installing a ceiling fan, electrical code requires that you use a fan-rated outlet box that will support the extra weight and the motion associated with a fan. A fan-rated box will be labeled as such inside and typically can support up to 70 lb. . . .
Now, I've never been one to repost other people's content, but since this is home building related, I thought the above would be of interest to our readers. And, since Fine Woodworking's readers responded highly to a GlueTube blog post featuring a YouTube video on "Tablesaw techniques that (editor Matthew Kenney) wouldn't recommend," I thought I'd give it a try.
Plastic piers require no concrete or cinder blocks, and they can handle a load of 10,000 lb. as soon as the hole is backfilled.
Learn the basics of how to connect PEX to copper and existing metal pipe as well as how to make PEX to PEX connections to create a branch line or add a valve.
Incorporating manifolds into the layout can save water and energy because you eliminate most of the pipe between the water heater and the faucet. . .