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11-23-20, 08:17 PM
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Posted By newguy08

So your saying letting it run all night at 63...

So your saying letting it run all night at 63 would be cheaper as it wouldnít have to kick on electric heat?

the room is approximately 200 sf and well insulated.
11-23-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By newguy08

Turn ptac off or down at night

We have a 4 season room with a separate ptac (heat pump with electric strip backup version) unit. The room is used of and on throughout the day from 8a to 8p time frame but normally we will not be...
11-21-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By newguy08

Model number is pth123g35axxx

Model number is pth123g35axxx
11-21-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By newguy08

Armana ptac minimum heat setting

I have a new armana heat pump ptac unit in my 4 season patio room. I would like to be able to set the heating thermostat to about 50 degrees when itís not in use to save energy but the lowest...
11-20-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By newguy08

How to attach trim in vinyl sunroom

Just had a 4 season vinyl skin sunroom installed. I put down luxury vinyl plank flooring but still need to put quarter round down along the wall. I donít think I can use nails into this stuff so I...
11-04-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By newguy08

Underlayment/subfloor options over uninsulated slab

Iím having a vinyl 4 season sunroom over a non-insulated slab and plan to install vinyl plank flooring. Iím wondering which option I should choose under the floor and why. Some options Iím...
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By newguy08

Flooring over broom finished concrete

We are preparing to have an existing patio with a broom finish converted to a 4 season sunroom. I am going to be responsible for flooring and trying to figure out the best option. I have some ideas...
06-19-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By newguy08

Flooring over broom finished concrete

We are converting an existing patio to a 4 season sunroom. My question at this point Is what to do about flooring. It is going to primarily be a playroom for the first several years so we will put...
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By newguy08

Sealer for concrete driveway

Built a new home 3 years and builder recommended sealing the driveway every 2-3 years. It appears thatb it had some sorry it sealer applied when it was new as it had kind of a shiny look to it when...
03-09-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By newguy08

Sanitize pipe and fittings before install?

This may be a dumb question but I need to replace about a 13 in section of 3/4 in pex pipe and don't know if the pipe needs cleaned first. It is after the water enters my garage right after shutoff...
03-24-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By newguy08

The other option I know of works be French drain...

The other option I know of works be French drain through the back yard that runs around the house and empties onto the road.

Any other ideas?
03-24-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By newguy08

What about solid PVC attached with some catch...

What about solid PVC attached with some catch basins across the wet area? Then have a pop up emitter at far end of property outside fence draining towards the storm drain?
03-24-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By newguy08

The pic is standing on the back and east side of...

The pic is standing on the back and east side of yard looking west . So the fence on the left of the pic is the back fence .The fence furtherest away where you see daylight under the fence is the...
03-24-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By newguy08

Thanks. By sewer, I meant storm sewer. Area...

Thanks. By sewer, I meant storm sewer.

Area is already headed east to west towards the storm sewer.

2 different landscaping companies said we can't just bring in more fill dirt as that would...
03-23-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By newguy08

Wet area of lawn help

The back part 5-6 ft of the lawn where it meets the neighbors propertyproper to hold some water for a few days and almost always stays damp . Both back yards drain towards this area and then are...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By newguy08

We've been using HE detergent but could have used...

We've been using HE detergent but could have used too much. My mother babysat and brought some of her laundry do it's possible she used her own non HE soap also. Either way we ran a cleaning cycle...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By newguy08

Newer Samsung washer leak. What is this?

We have a newer Samsung washer that had a small leak .I determined the water is coming from the area circled but have no idea what it is or how to fix it. Any advice?<img...
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By newguy08

Took some mode readings of interior wall and had...

Took some mode readings of interior wall and had 0.3% so thankfully not getting into house. So the fix is caulk around window and reinstall brick ledge at steeper angle?
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By newguy08

I downloaded an inclinometer on my phone. It's...

I downloaded an inclinometer on my phone. It's only measuring about 3.5 degree slope . Here are some close ups as well. <img src="https://i.imgur.com/CBj2aui.jpg" width="4032" height="3024"/><img...
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By newguy08

Brick help?

Take a look at the pics of our recently constructed home. What's going on with the brick under the window and is it normal? This happens every time it rains. When it first rains all of the bricks...
02-10-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,202
Posted By newguy08

Water softener install help

I have a new construction home with a water softener loop plumbed with 1/2 in (I think) pex. I purchased a water softener that has 1 in male threaded connectors. I was going to use shark bite...
02-10-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,003
Posted By newguy08

Softener installation help

I have a new construction home with a water softener loop plumbed with 1/2 in (I think) pex. I purchased a water softener that has 1 in male threaded connectors. I was going to use shark bite...
02-04-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By newguy08

Sanitize pipes?

I am going to be plumbing in a water softener and have what may be a dumb question. I'll be using cpvc or pex and quick connect couplings. My question concerns the sanitization of the new lines in...
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By newguy08

Propane fireplace with flames on one side only

I have a Kozi-heat Princeton that was installed 2.5 years ago and over the past few days we've noticed that the flames are isolated to the left side of the fireplace only. We are on propane. Few...
07-28-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By newguy08

I had a home energy audit last year and was told...

I had a home energy audit last year and was told we had excellent insulation in the attic and it would not be worth the money to add additional. The hvac companies also committed on how well...
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