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S18 E19: Ground Wire, Fireplace Doors

Kevin works with Jenn Largesse to demonstrate a technique on a trim router. Heath grounds an outlet, while Mauro explains paint rollers and demonstrates rolling techniques. Mark then replaces fireplace doors.

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In this episode:

Kevin works with House One maker Jenn Largesse to demonstrate an interesting technique on a trim router. Heath explains the purpose of a ground wire and then grounds an outlet for a homeowner, while Mauro explains the different types of paint rollers and then demonstrates good rolling techniques. Mark replaces a pair of outdated, malfunctioning fireplace doors.

How to Cut a Perfect Jig Circle

Kevin works with maker Jenn Largesse to demonstrate an interesting technique on a trim router.

Where to find it?

Jenn demonstrated how to cut a perfect circle using a RYOBI ONE+ cordless trim router.

Jenn Largesse is the editor of multiple DIY blogs, including House One and Build Basic.

How to Ground a Two-Prong Electrical Outlet

Heath explains the purpose of a ground wire and then grounds an outlet for a homeowner.

Where to find it?

Any work that involves working on the electrical panel can be dangerous and should only be done by a licensed professional.

In this scenario, Heath found that none of the surrounding receptacles or their wiring were to code, so he removed and replaced them with a 12-2 NM cable and a single GFCI outlet. These materials can be found at any home center or electrical supply store.

Expert assistance with this segment was provided by Eaton and Eastman Electric.

How to Choose and Use a Paint Roller

Mauro explains the different types of paint rollers and then demonstrates good rolling techniques.

Where to find it?

Mauro explained the paint rollers have different nap lengths based on the texture of the surface being painted. In general, a roller with a shorter nap is good for smooth surfaces, and a roller with a longer nap is good for rough surfaces.

The materials Mauro used to demonstrate these techniques, including the paint, the tray, and the roller, can all be found at home centers.

How to Replace Glass Fireplace Doors

Mark replaces a pair of outdated, malfunctioning fireplace doors.

Where to find it?

Mark replaced the existing fireplace doors with the Caron Vintage Iron Fireplace Doors, which were manufactured by Woodland Direct.

Original Air Date: April 12, 2020 Season 18; Ep.19 23:43


Products and Services from this Episode

Cordless trim router:
RYOBI ONE+

DIY blogs:
House One
Build Basic

Expert assistance:
Eaton and Eastman Electric

Fireplace door:
Caron Vintage Iron Fireplace Doors manufactured by Woodland Direct