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10-26-20, 10:26 AM
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Posted By kallas08

Cover thru wall air conditioners? Best method?

We have lived in our house for about 5 years now, and we are looking at ways to keep it more efficient in the winter. And sure enough my thru wall air conditioners feel like wind tunnels in the...
10-05-20, 01:01 PM
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Views: 414
Posted By kallas08

Thanks all. Thought about a lot of these, didn't...

Thanks all. Thought about a lot of these, didn't know if there was some hidden gem out there. Worth a shot. Looks like I will be switching and checking no matter what.
10-02-20, 07:43 AM
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Views: 414
Posted By kallas08

Figuring out what circuit goes to what?

My panel seems to be a mess (Older home) I also have a sub panel. I have been around it enough times, but each flip of the breaker is a guessing game. So what I did was went to every outlet and...
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Posted By kallas08

Thanks. Sorry they are steel. Here is a link to...

Thanks. Sorry they are steel. Here is a link to the ones I have. I could have sworn it says they won't rust or corrode. Would that be fine then?
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Posted By kallas08

Aluminum Baluster Connectors? Or Drill Holes?

I got a bunch of aluminum balusters from a friend, about 35. Then I needed 60 more so I bought them from HD. He didn't have connectors neither did the balusters I bought. But I was reading, it...
07-07-20, 07:51 AM
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Views: 325
Posted By kallas08

Cool. Thanks. Make them look at least a little...

Cool. Thanks. Make them look at least a little less terrible.
07-06-20, 07:52 AM
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Posted By kallas08

Is there any chance I could paint these with like...

Is there any chance I could paint these with like spray paint? Any reason why I couldn't?
06-26-20, 10:32 AM
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Views: 325
Posted By kallas08

Ha, pretty much. I wonder if I can find a new...

Ha, pretty much. I wonder if I can find a new filter for it. They are really loud, and work well. So I guess I will try to fix them up somehow. Wonder, can I paint them you think? Just so damn...
06-25-20, 03:02 PM
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Views: 325
Posted By kallas08

Oh wow, really? So your'e saying spruce them up a...

Oh wow, really? So your'e saying spruce them up a bit and keep them eh? Yeah they work great, I just figured they were costing me an arm and a leg compared to the new ones.
06-25-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By kallas08

Through the wall air conditioners

I have 2 through the wall air conditioners. They both are about 750,000 years old, give or take. Not to mention how energy efficient I am sure they are. But one measures 14 x 22 that is the 120...
06-16-20, 06:46 AM
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Views: 402
Posted By kallas08

That was my exact thought process to my wife when...

That was my exact thought process to my wife when we were discussing it. I said, too many people just didn't listen and never plugged the pool cord into a gfci outlet. So they were left with no...
06-15-20, 09:44 AM
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Views: 402
Posted By kallas08

Replace Plug GFCI with Normal Plug

I finally am getting rid of the extension cord running 50 feet to my garage... I ran power out to my pump. But now the GFCI plug doesn't fit inside the weather proof outlet box... The outlet in...
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

Sorry I thought I replied. Yeah with the erie...

Sorry I thought I replied. Yeah with the erie you can just switch the motor with the 2 screws. That did nothing. Swapped the entire head and IT WORKED!! Now I know. I kind of assumed that as we...
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

Just went down and tried just swapping the motors...

Just went down and tried just swapping the motors first. No luck. The motor worked on the upstairs one I swapped it with. I guess that basically means it HAS to be the switch or something with the...
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

Alright, just went and tried. Nothing happened...

Alright, just went and tried. Nothing happened when I turned the heat on the thermostat and moved it all the way to open (the left). I also noticed when the heat is on with that thermostat I can move...
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

ohhhhh. Okay. Got it. Thanks! I will try to...

ohhhhh. Okay. Got it. Thanks! I will try to move it manually and see if the furnace fires!
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

Thanks guys. Killing it. I know they all...

Thanks guys. Killing it.

I know they all work independently of each other. I am going to take the head from the middle one and try it on the one that isn't working. I am almost certain thats...
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

Thanks for the great explanation. Makes complete...

Thanks for the great explanation. Makes complete sense. Thing that sucks is I never worked on one of these valves before (ha im sure not many homeowners have). I might just order one, replace the...
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

Nope. Its this one...

Nope. Its this one https://www.amazon.com/Honeywell-TH1110D2009-Pro-Programmable-Thermostat/dp/B07F17SFKD . And the other 2 work perfectly fine.
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Views: 530
Posted By kallas08

One of three thermostats not working

So here we go. I am kind of going off of this post as well. Thermostat Research (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/thermostatic-controls/617294-starting-thermostat-research.html#post2839885) .
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05-14-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By kallas08

Thanks! I thnk we are going to go with The One...

Thanks! I thnk we are going to go with The One (https://www.amazon.com/Honeywell-TH1110D2009-Pro-Programmable-Thermostat/dp/B07F17SFKD). We dont need anything fancy, but want to keep the install...
05-13-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By kallas08

Thank you! I dont need wifi or anything, I just...

Thank you! I dont need wifi or anything, I just want something that is even somewhat accurate. I thought that was kind of my only option in 2020. I am starting to learn the common is for the power,...
05-13-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By kallas08

Wait. Here is my furnace if this helps? It...

Wait. Here is my furnace if this helps?

It looks like they had a furnace wire ran from the board in the picture that had more colors. Then they get pigtailed off of onto these metal boxes, that...
05-13-20, 12:19 PM
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Views: 444
Posted By kallas08

Alright. Well I am sure I could connect the new...

Alright. Well I am sure I could connect the new wire to my old wire and pull it through to fish it. Then I have to find out how to connect this common to my furnace correct?
05-13-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By kallas08

Oh really? Would that require running a...

Oh really? Would that require running a different kind of wire then? Willing to pay extra for the nest if it works for the ease of install. I guess I could run another wire, just my boiler is...
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