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03-02-16, 08:24 AM
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Posted By siearly

Replacing copper fuel oil line

Hi,

I have a leak at the pump fitting and need to replace about 3 feet of copper line between the filter and the pump on my oil furnace. The OD of the line is 1/2". Questions:

Is the flair a...
09-07-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By siearly

Yes, I will get a permit if it's required.

Yes, I will get a permit if it's required.
09-07-10, 11:07 AM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By siearly

My situation exactly. This beam holds up my...

My situation exactly. This beam holds up my living room. Since I have a ranch, it is not carrying a lot of weight, relatively speaking, but when I looked up span for this header in my application,...
09-07-10, 11:03 AM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By siearly

Yea, I planned to have an engineer look at it but...

Yea, I planned to have an engineer look at it but only if it was feasible. Luckily, I have a walk out basement with an 8' sliding door so can pretty much get anything I need into the basement.

I...
09-07-10, 09:39 AM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By siearly

Increasing Header span

Hi,

I'd like to remove a support pole in the basement of my ranch. The current header the pole supports is 21' long, made of 4 2x10s and has the support pole in the center of the span.

If I...
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Views: 8,673
Posted By siearly

Well, just to clarify, the smell only exists on...

Well, just to clarify, the smell only exists on certain days in the summer. I do not have a problem in winter or when lighting the stove.

My sweep was here Wednesday and what he said makes sense....
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Views: 8,673
Posted By siearly

Okay, thank you. Where the black pipe goes...

Okay, thank you.

Where the black pipe goes into the brick there is a round piece mortared in place. It looks to be the same material as the chimney lining-some sort of tile. The pipe fits into...
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Posted By siearly

Sealing black pipe to chimney

Hi,

I have a Jotul wood stove that is exhausted with single wall black pipe to my brick chimney. I seem to be getting down drafts that create a smoky smell in the house.

I see the black pipe...
04-22-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,341
Posted By siearly

What is TM4-1?

Hi,

I just bought my house and I get my water from a well. I have a DWC acid neutralizer and DWC water softener. The neutralizer service label shows that on an annual basis, the unit is "filled...
02-22-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By siearly

You nailed it. Sorry for not being more clear.

You nailed it. Sorry for not being more clear.
02-22-10, 05:09 PM
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Views: 954
Posted By siearly

Thanks much for the responses. You've answered...

Thanks much for the responses. You've answered my question.
02-22-10, 02:00 PM
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Views: 954
Posted By siearly

Load question

In a 240v circuit, we have two hot wires (out of phase), one neutral and maybe a ground. The neutral wire can be of the same size as the hots because it will never 'see' more current than one of the...
01-29-10, 05:46 AM
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Views: 1,525
Posted By siearly

I will go and get the Fernco. Do you think it...

I will go and get the Fernco. Do you think it would be worth while for me to dig down a ways, cut the pipe there and then install the Fernco with new pipe to the surface?
01-28-10, 09:27 AM
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Views: 1,525
Posted By siearly

Repairing vent pipe on a UST

I bought a house a few months ago that has a 1000 UST. I was inspecting the vent and fill pipes the other day. The fill pipe is in great shape (galvanized).

I found the vent pipe to be nearly...
11-19-09, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By siearly

The generator is wired and sized to run all...

The generator is wired and sized to run all 'critical' systems: HWH, well pump, refrigerator, key lights/outlets, oven/stove. Not all at the same time, but with proper management, we can exist for...
11-18-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By siearly

Okay got it. Makes sense. Thanks much.

Okay got it. Makes sense. Thanks much.
11-18-09, 02:16 PM
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Views: 1,301
Posted By siearly

Sorry, I should have said I already contacted the...

Sorry, I should have said I already contacted the power company and they said I can use the off peak for whatever I want, as long as I'm aware of the blackout windows. The blackout periods are easy...
11-18-09, 12:42 PM
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Views: 1,301
Posted By siearly

Is this correct and in compliance with NEC?

Hi all,

I'm new and looking for advice on something I want to do. I have the 2002 NEC but am having a real hard time making sense of it. Sorry for the long post but I'll try to explain my...
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