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Exclamation iPhone Error 14 - Need to recover media files

Hi all,

I am asking for a friend if anyone is aware of any methods or services that can recover data from an iPhone that is unable to boot up and is looping on an Error 14 message? We don't want...
05-07-20, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

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Here I thought that Simple Green would be great to use since it was the first few recommendations on searching how to clean an ac coil. Then later I started using a detergent specifically mentioning...
05-07-20, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

Lightbulb Photos

To give you all an idea what I'm talking about in terms of my coils deteriorating I have attached photos. They are also very fragile and brittle now. It also looks like the original protective...
05-07-20, 08:36 AM
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Grady, I think I just overdid it on the...

Grady,

I think I just overdid it on the cleaning. My condenser sits ontop of a concrete slab however there is definitely landscaping with shrubs, grass, trees about 6-7 feet away. I experience...
05-06-20, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

Grady, Glad to hear from you! I recall you...

Grady,

Glad to hear from you! I recall you helped me out alot on this forum since 2004 on other hvac stuff!

I've been diluting Simple Green in a 2 gallon pump-and-spray kit mixed with water. I...
05-06-20, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

I am probably around 30 miles from any ocean or...

I am probably around 30 miles from any ocean or beaches. I am not on a beach zone in the Northeast. The tap water here is very hard and one of the worst rated so I am thinking maybe rinsing the coils...
05-06-20, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

Question Anti-rust spray for Condenser Coils?

Hey all,

I have an Amana 5 ton 15 SEER Cool-Only split unit and have been washing and rinsing the condenser coils once a year.The unit was installed 8 years ago.This year I've noticed that some...
04-22-19, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Pastalover

@airman.1994: You're absolutely right. That...

@airman.1994:

You're absolutely right. That would be the easiest and foolproof way. Those front panels were really a pain to take off and put back on again. I cut the skin on one of my fingers...
04-20-19, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

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Thanks for the reply all!

@airmark:
I do clean the unit from the inside. I did it for 6 years and just noticed this year that the 6 years of annual cleaning wasn't effective for the front covered...
04-19-19, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

Foam Filter for 5 Ton Condenser Fan?

Hello all,

I have an Amana 5 Ton 15 Seer Cool-Only unit (model ASXC160601B). Purchased in 2012 and clean it religiously from the inside with shop vac and coil cleaner+garden hose. This year when I...
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Thank you XSleeper for your detailed advice! I will take a gander during the spring time. I had no idea you can still add flashing to a finished roof but from what you said it should not be that...
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No Step-flashing on part of new roof - ICE LEAK

Hello all,

I had a Roofer replace my whole 25 square roof 4 months ago. There was a part of 1 story roof that did not have step flashing to begin with. This edge of 1st story roof basically meets...
08-20-14, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

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Thank you for all your replies.

Grady, UV and dye sounds like a plan. I didn't know you could run a system with dye in it. I am assuming the current liquid filter drier would not filter out all...
08-18-14, 08:46 PM
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I totally agree with you guys that the leak might also be in evap coil however when I mentioned to the tech to do a leak test he told me that it could take days to detect. He explained that a small...
08-17-14, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

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tomf63,

the company we hired is no more and was from craigslist...they disapeared. We tried contacting them many times but we gave up. we really don't want to waste any more time and money to...
08-17-14, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

AC line set replacement + Sealant removal

Hi guys,

A family member of mine had a bad ac install 3 years ago on a 2 zone ac+furnace Rheem systems. This post will only focus on the AC side. One unit is setup in attic and is a 3 ton ac. The...
07-21-14, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Pastalover

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tomf63,

Yeah that's what I'm going to do. I think I'm just thinking too much into this.

The end result will be:

The dehumidier will keep the air dry.

The cold air supply from laundry...
07-18-14, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

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Pirate

I don't have a return on the first floor. I just have one return on the ceiling of 2nd floor stairwell with a 30x24x5 filter.

I think it might be a bad idea to send any type of...
07-18-14, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

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Pirate,

Yea it will work. I do have a common chase wall going from attic to basement which is about 24"x27" of wall cavity....This is where the 12x8 sheet metal laundry chute is located along with...
07-18-14, 01:41 PM
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Okay I will keep the dehumidifier running. It's working very well with the little giant condensate pump 24/7.

So I am going to tap into the attic's main trunk with 8" round sheet metal to that...
07-17-14, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Pastalover

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Airman.1994:
When the 60 pint dehumidifier is running, the basement is not damp anymore however it gets pretty warm and dry. It gets so warm from the LG dehumidifier that when there are occupants...
07-16-14, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

Adding Supply + Return to damp finished basement from Attic a good idea?

Hello everyone!

A little background of my system:
I have a 5 ton Amana 16 SEER (Cool Only) Central Air System. Air handler and A-coil are located in attic in a typical Trunk and branch style to a...
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Thanks MrRonFL for your input. So I guess rate-of-rise is most beneficial in a furnace room for example? Also the attic I suppose?
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Posted By Pastalover

Smoke detector replacement; System Sensor i3 vs ESL Smoke sensors

Hello all,

I am having a hard time deciding which of the 2 brands to choose from to replace my old wired security smoke detectors. The two brands which I came familiar with are System Sensor i3...
11-29-12, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Pastalover

Pinhole water leak or just condensate?

Hello all,

I noticed some type of moist substance on a stud in my basement recently. I traced it to the main copper water line above the stud. This is the main water line coming from the street...
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