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Add utility sink to washing machine drain pipe?

Hi -- I'm hoping to add a utility/laundry sink in my basement. I already have the necessary water lines, but I'm trying to figure out how to drain it. Can I convert the washing machine drain...
12-18-15, 11:05 PM
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I did this exact thing with this exact same...

I did this exact thing with this exact same equipment tonight, on the advice of PJmax. It was incredibly easy and worked perfectly (I'm guessing you were having the same "pulsing" problem I was...
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This worked great! Cost me $0. This after two...

This worked great! Cost me $0. This after two straight days of the tech from the company that installed my boiler fumbling around in the basement without a clue. Much appreciated, man, you're a hero.
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Great! How about the one that's already powering...

Great! How about the one that's already powering my doorbell? Can I just stack the two new wires on the 24vac terminals? Here's a picture:

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Thanks guys! The Nest does operate the control...

Thanks guys! The Nest does operate the control properly -- calls for heat are answered, etc., and the 7505 has 24vac power. The problem is that the Nest will occasionally "pulse" the control,...
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Adding common wire to two-wire system

Hi guys -- I have a fairly new boiler with a GeniSys 7505 burner controller connected directly to a Nest thermostat. The controller has only two wire terminals. This is causing problems with the...
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Hey all -- I'm bumping this thread because the...

Hey all -- I'm bumping this thread because the same thing started happening again this fall. The tech is over here now looking at it. Does the video in the earlier post look familiar to anybody? I've...
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I just checked and unfortunately an elbow there...

I just checked and unfortunately an elbow there is not going to give me the space I need. However I definitely do have enough room below the floor to put in the piping I'd need to do it under there,...
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I have access from the basement, so I can see...

I have access from the basement, so I can see where the fitting is and it's just below the joists. In the past I've had to hacksaw off the pipe and chisel it out of the threads -- would that not...
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Move steam radiator over a few inches?

Hi everyone,

I'm hoping to move a large cast iron steam radiator in my living room a few inches. To do this, I plan to remove the shut of valve (it needs to be replaced anyway), unscrew the pipe...
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Hi all -- the installer sent someone out today....

Hi all -- the installer sent someone out today. He tried a lot of things I'd already tried, blamed the Nest thermostat for a while, the finally replaced the controller. That fixed it. So it seems it...
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It definitely does not sound like that when it's...

It definitely does not sound like that when it's producing heat -- only after the fire in the boiler chamber goes out.
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This is obviously very frustrating. We called...

This is obviously very frustrating. We called shortly after the install when this was happening to ask whether it was normal. They said, "oh yeah, that's the purge cycle." Has it been wasting oil?...
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This picture is also rotated, obviously. Maybe...

This picture is also rotated, obviously. Maybe I'll start uploading them upside down.
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NJ: Here's a photo from inside the box. If the...

NJ: Here's a photo from inside the box. If the blue spot on the metal arm to the left of the dial is the mark, then it's set well below 1. The setting on the outside of the gray box is set right at...
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Here's a video -- If for some reason this doesn't...

Here's a video -- If for some reason this doesn't work, I'll just put it on youtube.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxDbmYT6H_M8Uk9fME1WNWdEdWM/view?usp=sharing

Here's a photo of the...
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New oil-fired steam boiler is revving and clicking

Hi all -- I have a newly (about 2 months) installed Weil-McLain steam boiler with a Beckett GeniSys 7505 oil burner/controller. When the thermostat reaches the desired temperature, the burner usually...
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