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Check the simple stuff first: If battery is...

Check the simple stuff first:

If battery is not a sealed type, check the electrolyte levels.
Check battery terminals for corrosion and tight fit.
Check the end of the battery ground cable...
02-25-13, 11:14 PM
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Thanks for the replies. This evening I wired...

Thanks for the replies.

This evening I wired up W1 and W2 correctly for two stage operation. I notice the difference in operation immediately: if the temp dips 1 deg below the stat setting, heat...
02-24-13, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Marrow

2-stage furnace, 2-stage t-stat wired like a 1-stage system?

I have a 2-stage furnace (Trane TUD100R9V5K0) and a 2-stage thermostat (Trane XT302C). I recently replaced a defective control board in my Trane furnace. While doing that, I discovered that the...
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Thanks Ironhand. You are right... after...

Thanks Ironhand. You are right... after chiseling deeper, I find that there is a 2x4 behind the door frame. There was probably a few 1/10th of an inch gap between the door frame and 2x4, so I felt...
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OK for deadbolt hole to go all the way through door frame?

One of the deadbolts on my house cannot be fully "thrown" or extended into the door frame hole. This is because the hole in the frame is not quite deep enough to accept the bolt. The hole probably...
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Posted By Marrow

Eddy, Here are my experiences with BM...

Eddy,

Here are my experiences with BM paints:

BEN is not BM's bottom-of-the-line paint. The contractor grade Super Spec is the least expensive interior BM paint I know of (about $28/gal) and I...
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Posted By Marrow

My only concern with doing this is that flakes of...

My only concern with doing this is that flakes of the old dried paint will get into the new paint. But I guess that's not really a problem?
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Based on my experience, a good professional...

Based on my experience, a good professional painter will use a rate of about $40 to $50 per hour for labor when doing a quote. You could charge your friend by the hour, but keep in mind that it will...
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Posted By Marrow

Thanks for the replies. The gray areas...

Thanks for the replies.

The gray areas appear to be where a metallic frame was hanging on the wall. Either the pressure of the object, or small movements of the object over the years caused some...
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Posted By Marrow

Anyone tried Benjamin Moore "Ben" Paint?

I'm considering using BM's "Ben" paint on a couple rooms in an eggshell sheen. Here are the reasons I'm considering it:

Drying time: Ben seems to have a normal drying time, according to the...
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Should I Prime These Spots?

I'm about to paint a couple rooms. The walls have knock-down texture and are currently painted white with a flat sheen.

There are several large areas on the walls with a grayish outline where...
09-20-09, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Marrow

Cool AC started up just fine without the hard-start...

AC started up just fine without the hard-start circuit, and has been running for 30 minutes now. No hum from the circuit breaker. It almost seems like the outside unit is running quieter now, but...
09-20-09, 03:21 PM
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Thanks for the replies. I've checked the run...

Thanks for the replies. I've checked the run capacitor (dual cap for the fan and compressor) and it appears to be just fine. I still have not run the AC since removing the hard-start cap. I am now...
09-20-09, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Marrow

AC Start Up Problem

Yesterday I found that my AC was not cooling. Blower was working fine inside the house, but the outside unit was not running. I discovered that the circuit breaker for the outside unit had tripped....
02-14-09, 09:31 AM
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Posted By Marrow

Thanks for the replies, that clears things up...

Thanks for the replies, that clears things up considerably. I had assumed the wires were parallel coming from the breaker, but they are daisy-chained instead.

Is there any common practice for...
02-13-09, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Marrow

Why are my duplex outlets wired this way?

I'm replacing some duplex outlets, and all of the ones I've done so far have two pairs of hot/neutral wires coming into the box. Both sets are connected to the same breaker circuit. One pair is...
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Posted By Marrow

That's a cool solution... it would eliminate the...

That's a cool solution... it would eliminate the elbow altogether. It would require some additional work to cut the baseboards and to modify the duct to be oval instead of round.
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Posted By Marrow

The access panel is a good idea. I was...

The access panel is a good idea. I was considering that before, but until I started looking into it just now, I didn't realize how easy of a solution that might be.
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Posted By Marrow

Dryer Duct Problem: Broken Elbow Inside Wall

I recently moved into an 18 year old home. The dryer duct connection for the dryer is in a utility room in the center of the house (not on an exterior wall). The duct enters the wall, takes an...
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