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12-31-19, 02:04 PM
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Oh ok! When I search attic air sealing, I see...

Oh ok! When I search attic air sealing, I see pictures of all the gaps, seams and all around any wall plates sealed up so wasnt sure. Thank you!
12-31-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Gold4891

I do have a ridge vent, I've gone up there and it...

I do have a ridge vent, I've gone up there and it is not being blocked by paper or anything. The quote I got to air seal and insulate, mentions air sealing "all major holes and penetrations in attic...
12-30-19, 03:56 PM
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Views: 550
Posted By Gold4891

Thank yous for the responses. ​​​​ I've...

Thank yous for the responses.
​​​​ I've struggled with condensation in the attic during the cold months for a while. New roof installed years ago and the three nails are already rusty. I need to add...
12-30-19, 02:38 PM
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Views: 550
Posted By Gold4891

Soffit replacement questions

Hello,
I've discovered that under my existing 25 year old aluminum soffit, lays the original wood soffit going around 1100sq feet ranch style home. I believe whatever small holes that were...
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Posted By Gold4891

Bathroom exhaust fan location

Installing an exhaust fan in my bathroom. Bathroom is 93 inches in length by 80 inches wide. Should the fan be mounted directly above the shower, or in the center of bathroom for maximum efficiency?...
12-20-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Gold4891

Insulation barrier needed?

Good afternoon!
I am going to be having that attic insulation in my home increased by blowing in 10 inches of cellulose over original 60 year old fiberglass batts. Before adding insulation, the...
11-20-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Gold4891

Carrier 9200 Draft inducer motor

Carrier 9200 -58MXA080-1112
Good morning!
When the furnace first starts, the draft inducer makes a screeching sound lasting 2-3 seconds. From what I have read, there are no oil points on...
11-01-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Gold4891

I keep the thermostat at 69-70 degrees. It is a...

I keep the thermostat at 69-70 degrees. It is a 25 year old forced air furnace. 1100 sq feet home with 6 people living in it. I notice the windows start to fog up in the evening then by the morning...
11-01-19, 11:01 AM
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Views: 648
Posted By Gold4891

No fireplaces, gas water heater and furnace are...

No fireplaces, gas water heater and furnace are in the same enclosed area in the basement, the water heater vents out the chimney. This has been a long term issue. The dryer is electric and the...
11-01-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Gold4891

I am in Buffalo NY. It is a 1100 sq foot home...

I am in Buffalo NY. It is a 1100 sq foot home with 6 people in it. The windows I had replaced a few years ago. There are no exhaust fans in kitchen but I barely cook. No recent renovations other than...
11-01-19, 09:40 AM
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Views: 648
Posted By Gold4891

It is a finished basment, does that make a...

It is a finished basment, does that make a difference where to put the dehumidifier?
11-01-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Gold4891

Condensation on all windows

Hello,
I'm looking to see how to remove excess humidity in my home. I had the windows replaced 3 years ago and still get a good amount of condensation on the windows in the cold months. The...
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Views: 607
Posted By Gold4891

After bleeding the brakes again, I took a look at...

After bleeding the brakes again, I took a look at the rear brakes. Way too loose. The right rear adjuster some how adjusted it self back in keeping everything loose. I readjusted both rear brakes out...
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Views: 607
Posted By Gold4891

Just bled the fronts.. same deal with the low...

Just bled the fronts.. same deal with the low pedal.
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Views: 607
Posted By Gold4891

The Master cylinder did not go dry when bleeding...

The Master cylinder did not go dry when bleeding the brakes, but I will try to bleed the fronts this weekend and see if it helps!
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Views: 607
Posted By Gold4891

Yes I did tighten the adjusters so that there is...

Yes I did tighten the adjusters so that there is a slight drag.
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Views: 607
Posted By Gold4891

97 Lesabre low pedal after rear drum replacement

Hey guys, hoping maybe someone can lead me in the right direction here.

1997 Buick Lesabre- just replaced the rear brakes. Did both wheel cylinders, brake shoes, drums, adjusters hardware. Even...
04-05-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gold4891

Figured I'd confirm with the experts first ;)...

Figured I'd confirm with the experts first ;) thanks again guys!
04-05-19, 05:14 PM
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Views: 1,082
Posted By Gold4891

Thank you for you're input guys. About half of...

Thank you for you're input guys. About half of the area missing will be covered by trim, so definitely would need to fill in at least some of the missing chunk anyways.
When I fill the missing spot-...
04-05-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gold4891

I bought some zinnser gardz like what was...

I bought some zinnser gardz like what was recommended earlier in the post, will that work as the primer?
I will have to get the setting compound as I only have the stuff that comes premixed in a...
04-05-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gold4891

Thank you for all of the responses so far. Today...

Thank you for all of the responses so far. Today I took the bottom trim off around the window and chipped away all loose paint/plaster and heres what I ended up with.
1. Should I use some great...
04-03-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Gold4891

Painting vinyl siding

Good morning!
I have been doing some research on painting vinyl siding, and see that sherwin Williams offers vinyl safe paint that can go over any existing color light or dark. Since my existing...
04-01-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Gold4891

What is this leaking? 1995 carrier

Carrier 9200 installed in '95
Good morning!
While changing the filter on my furnace, I noticed this greasy substance on the bottom of the inside of the furnace. Any idea what it could be? Sometimes...
03-31-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gold4891

Thanks for the responses. I am going to chip...

Thanks for the responses.
I am going to chip away as much as i can and begin the repair on this wall. My only question is about the zinnser gards that was mentioned. Should the zinnser gards be...
03-23-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gold4891

I tried plaster repair in the past, and it didnt...

I tried plaster repair in the past, and it didnt go so well Haha. Wasnt really able to sand and made a mees. I am leaning towards the regular joint compound. Just wasnt sure if joint compound would...
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