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07-16-20, 04:12 PM
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Posted By xMarc

Plastic shutter fastener ripped out - large hole in vinyl siding

Hey all,

I painted my shutters and will be putting them back on soon. One of the fasteners will have no vinyl to grab onto because there's a rather large hole where the original fastener had been...
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By xMarc

Good information, Doorman! Can I reverse the...

Good information, Doorman!

Can I reverse the strut with the current metal piece that's in it's location? Or should I leave the piece removed once the strut is in place?

I'll take a look at...
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By xMarc

Well, problem is solved. Talked to Chamberlain,...

Well, problem is solved. Talked to Chamberlain, and a door repairman, and I was told to put the 2x4 on it's side rather than lay flat. The door needs 2-3"s to actuate the reversal mode. And wa-la!
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Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By xMarc

Thanks for responding doorman. I moved the...

Thanks for responding doorman.

I moved the door arm from being straight up and down to a bit more angled towards the opener itself (I moved it two bolts further away than previous) Here's a...
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By xMarc

Pilot Dane, Yes, it does. I balanced the door...

Pilot Dane, Yes, it does. I balanced the door beforehand and made sure it wouldn't move when it was at 1/4 down and 1/2 down.

At 3/4 down, almost completely closed, it does move. I tried...
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By xMarc

Garage Door Safety Reversal Issue

Hey All,

I moved into a home and tested the safety reversal of our Chamberlain 248730 garage door opener. It doesn't not work when a 2x4 is placed underneath.

I balanced the two torsion...
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By xMarc

Anyone have ideas on how to raise my flange up a...

Anyone have ideas on how to raise my flange up a full inch so that it's above my tile? It's hard to see in the pictures previously, but the flange is much lower than the tile and that's what caused...
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By xMarc

Casualjoe, the link in my previous post should...

Casualjoe, the link in my previous post should send you to a metal flange that fits around, two half moons, PVC/abs pipe.
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By xMarc

Hey all, I removed the rusted metal ring and...

Hey all,

I removed the rusted metal ring and got down to the subfloor. I had 2" of underlayment to get through! Fortunately, the subfloor was not soft.

My current plan is to replace the metal...
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By xMarc

Advice about my rusted closet flange

Hey all,

I noticed a leak in my drywall and found it to be my toilet from the second floor. I removed the toilet and found this mess. Mind you, I've already cleaned up the area. (FYI, I've plugged...
06-28-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By xMarc

Floor Joist Cross Brace/Bridge - Installing Ceiling Fan

Hey all,

I'm installing a ceiling fan on my first floor living room and the exact middle of the ceiling, where the fan brace will go, has metal cross bracing for the 2x10 joists.

Would it be...
05-14-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By xMarc

I believe you're right about the bond/jumper...

I believe you're right about the bond/jumper going to the water heat. I can't see the line, on the left, connect with the heater due to the drywall in the ceiling. The pic is of the remove drop...
05-13-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By xMarc

Thanks PJ. I have the poly pipe coming into the...

Thanks PJ. I have the poly pipe coming into the pressure tank and then pvc from the tank, through the acid neutralizer and just above. However, most everything else in my house is copper.

My...
05-13-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By xMarc

Metallic Rod Behind Pressure Tank?

Hey all,

I moved into a home and was working on fixing/cleaning the area behind my pressure tank. I noticed that there was a metallic rod, that was bendable, with a loose clamp. I'm unsure what...
04-30-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,338
Posted By xMarc

Thanks for the responses! I missed those and...

Thanks for the responses! I missed those and ended up having a new thread located here:
...
04-30-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By xMarc

"G", even at 15v, was sufficient to turn the...

"G", even at 15v, was sufficient to turn the blower on. That low voltage, although some say should be no less than 24v, is not always the case with that terminal. The most important pins for 24v+...
04-18-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By xMarc

Geo: With the Tstat set to fan on, I get 15v. As...

Geo: With the Tstat set to fan on, I get 15v. As a side note, the "G" line from my thermostat to control board reads 29v. So it's somewhere within the control board causing the low voltage going to...
04-18-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By xMarc

Blower Motor Fan "G" Only Getting 15 Volts! How to Find the Culprit?

Hey All,

I have an ECM 2.3 blower fan/module that every now and then has giving me trouble when starting during A/C or Heat (Gas furnace).

I took off the 5 pin power supply and 16 pin harness...
04-15-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,338
Posted By xMarc

Thanks for the reply. The cage did not feel loose...

Thanks for the reply. The cage did not feel loose when I removed the blower. I pulled the motor from the blower to check the module, however. I was reading that the thermistor could be the culprit?
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04-14-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,338
Posted By xMarc

Blower fan in HVAC stuttering?

My blower fan will stutter start every now and then. I have an Armstrong gas furnace with A/C.

Yesterday, I dropped the temperature to 67, after having cooled to 69, and the blower wouldn't ramp...
02-28-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By xMarc

Fortunately, the supplier was able to get the...

Fortunately, the supplier was able to get the exact specs through the original sales order and warranty information. :) Makes my life a little easier! Also, I will be receiving the glazing beads as...
02-27-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By xMarc

Great, thanks XSleeper! I spoke with a...

Great, thanks XSleeper!

I spoke with a supplier and my windows are all discontinued. However, they will still sell me the IGU's to install. I'll buy some tools and give it a shot!
02-26-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By xMarc

Ahhh, thanks Marq1 and xSleeper! It makes a lot...

Ahhh, thanks Marq1 and xSleeper! It makes a lot more sense now. Mine looks to be fusion welded and would need to be removed from the outer portion. I'll look into buying the matching IGU to fit into...
02-26-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By xMarc

XSleeper: I added the pictures from the outside....

XSleeper: I added the pictures from the outside. I'm not sure what I should be looking for with this project. Are you talking about removing the glass from the sash and installing new ones while...
02-22-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By xMarc

Stickshift: Yes, I'd be interested doing this...

Stickshift: Yes, I'd be interested doing this myself if the warranty doesn't cover the issue. The sash's are simple enough to remove. Is it as easy as finding a replacement and popping them back in? ...
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