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06-27-06, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Denver Dog

I actually have a quote on the Trane 13 SEER AC...

I actually have a quote on the Trane 13 SEER AC unit. I forgot he had also quoted that...the price of that with the same 94%, 70,000BTU furnace is $7656. In looking at all the fine print, the...
06-27-06, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 138,747
Posted By Denver Dog

Couldn't I get a 2-stage Carrier or Comfortmaker...

Couldn't I get a 2-stage Carrier or Comfortmaker and save some money? The 2-stage Carrier is only an extra $200. I really don't want to spend almost $8500 on a new system. Is Trane that much better...
06-27-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 138,747
Posted By Denver Dog

I forgot to mention again that the Trane was a...

I forgot to mention again that the Trane was a 2-stage furnace and the others (Carrier & Comfortmaker) are 1-stage furnaces. Another question for you all...do we need a 2-stage?
06-27-06, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 138,747
Posted By Denver Dog

Sorry if I wasn't clear in the previous posts....

Sorry if I wasn't clear in the previous posts. The Trane quote was $8464 for a 70,000 BTU, 94% furnace and a 2 ton, 14 SEER AC unit. The Carrier quote was $4350 for a 60,000 BTU, 92% furnace and a 2...
06-27-06, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 138,747
Posted By Denver Dog

Trane, Carrier, or Comfortmaker?

Okay, we've gotten our 3 quotes. The first one was for the Trane @ $8500. The second guy only installs Carrier and his quote was $4350. The last guy only installs Comfortmaker and his quote was the...
06-26-06, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 138,747
Posted By Denver Dog

Thanks for the response gyuri. The sales guy...

Thanks for the response gyuri. The sales guy quoted us a 2 stage(variable speed motor) 70,000 BTU 94% efficient Trane furnace, coupled to a 2 ton 14 seer air conditioning unit. Specifically, its...
06-26-06, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 138,747
Posted By Denver Dog

Should a new furnace & AC unit cost $8500??

We're in the process of getting quotes for a new furnace and AC unit for our 1100 square foot, brick, ranch house. We've only gotten prices from one guy so far (2 more coming this afternoon) but he...
04-04-06, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By Denver Dog

I'll have both of those things looked at. Thanks...

I'll have both of those things looked at. Thanks for the reply!!
04-04-06, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By Denver Dog

Our furnace air smells rank!

We've been noticing a smell in the house for a while. It wasn't until recently that I realized the smell is coming directly from the heat vent. The warm air that comes from the vent smells! It does...
02-17-06, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,236
Posted By Denver Dog

Me again. Should our plumber have installed the...

Me again. Should our plumber have installed the air admittance valve in the wall or should it have been installed inside the vanity for easy fixing/replacing? Kind of too late now, but just curious....
02-17-06, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,236
Posted By Denver Dog

Another question for you... Is there any way to...

Another question for you...
Is there any way to knock the vent closed again? Can we put a wire hanger up there or something? To replace it means tearing out the vanity, the mirror that's GLUED on...
02-17-06, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,236
Posted By Denver Dog

Thanks for the suggestions. The only problem is...

Thanks for the suggestions. The only problem is that the vent/valve is in a finished wall...there is a gap inside the vanity that would allow the "stink" to get in...looks like a fun weekend ahead!...
02-17-06, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,236
Posted By Denver Dog

Sewer Gas smell...can't find the source!

We are having a sewer gas problem. The problem is that our bathroom stinks...terribly! We have traced it to under the sink. The mystery is that the trap appears fine. It doesn't show any cracks and...
08-30-05, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,754
Posted By Denver Dog

For us, it only took one day. The exterminator...

For us, it only took one day. The exterminator dusted the opening outside and the opening they were using inside the house. After that, only 2 more made it inside the house that day and they were...
08-30-05, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,731
Posted By Denver Dog

The strange thing about this odor is that it...

The strange thing about this odor is that it isn't constant. I aired out the room and the smell has been gone for 2 days. We smelled the exact same smell about a month ago and again, it was only for...
08-28-05, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,731
Posted By Denver Dog

Funky odor...something has died??

Hello,
I don't know exactly where to post this question, so I'll stick it here because I'm surmising that this is a rodent problem of some sort.
For the second time in the past month, we have a...
08-07-05, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,754
Posted By Denver Dog

Is this something I can pick up at Lowe's or HD?...

Is this something I can pick up at Lowe's or HD? Thanks for the reply!
08-07-05, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,754
Posted By Denver Dog

Yellow Jackets in my home!

Hello,
I believe I have yellow jackets living in an exterior wall of my home. I can see their entrance point from the outside. It is a small hole in the mortar of our brick house. The past 4 days,...
05-31-05, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,723
Posted By Denver Dog

Okay, I'm replying to myself. I have figured out...

Okay, I'm replying to myself. I have figured out that they're carpenter bees. Now, what should I do to get them out of the playground? I'm not crazy about putting poisons close to where my kids play,...
05-31-05, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,723
Posted By Denver Dog

Do bees eat wood???

While pushing our son on his new wooden playground, we noticed a large bumble bee flying about. It eventually crawled in a small hole in one of the upper beams of the playground. The hole was about...
01-17-05, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 42,468
Posted By Denver Dog

Grout for slate on fireplace?

Hello!
We are going to be doing the same project, only we're going to use slate on our fireplace. I am wondering, though, when we grout the slate do we cover the entire tile with the grout as you...
02-10-04, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,947
Posted By Denver Dog

Question What now?

Can the coloring be fixed? How? Bleach and a toothbrush?? Thanks everyone!
02-08-04, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,947
Posted By Denver Dog

white grout turning YELLOW...Help!!

A few months ago I installed some basic white Home Depot tiles in a shower surround. I used AcrylPro mastic with some basic white Polyblend non-sanded grout. I sealed it with Aqua Mix Penetrating...
10-06-03, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,569
Posted By Denver Dog

Question molding or carpet first?

Hello! We are having carpet installed in our basement in the next couple weeks. Our question: Does the base molding go on before or after the carpet is installed? I'm thinking if we put it on first,...
08-24-03, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,092
Posted By Denver Dog

Question toilet flange in slab floor

Hello all,
I know this question has probably been asked before, but here goes:
We are installing a new bathroom in our basement. We had a plumber run new PVC plumbing in the floor and re-cement the...
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