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09-02-14, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Irestone

Overhead to underground conversion, upgrade to 200amp service, add 100amp subpan

The gist of this post is that I'm going to install a new 200amp panel that will be located about 5 feet away from the meter as well as a 100amp subpanel which will be installed 40 feet away from the...
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By Irestone

@pulpo - There isn't water issues in the home...

@pulpo - There isn't water issues in the home now. Im thinking about this more due to the fact that I am pouring a new slab, and trying to think through everything I might want to do when I have...
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Views: 771
Posted By Irestone

New concrete slab in basement - drain tile and hot water radiant heat

I am reclaiming an existing 20x25 tuckunder garage as living space in my walkout rambler style home. I'm planning on removing the existing concrete slab and repouring a new slab. I would like to...
05-27-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,273
Posted By Irestone

Upgrading to 200amp service + new panel & remove old 100 amp panel

I'm looking for some advice for my approach to upgrade from 100amp service to 200amp service, add a new panel, and remove the old panel.

I have existing 100amp service to my house via overhead...
05-26-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By Irestone

PJMax, Thanks for all your help. I was able to...

PJMax,
Thanks for all your help. I was able to connect my 2Gig CT100 thermostat to both my air handler/air conditioning unit as well as my boiler while also powering my thermostat with the newly...
05-22-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By Irestone

I found the board (see attached picture), and it...

I found the board (see attached picture), and it looks like red, yellow and green are the only wires used from the handling unit to my thermostat. I see a 'C' terminal, but it looks like that is...
05-19-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By Irestone

I was finally able to get into my attic to take a...

I was finally able to get into my attic to take a look at the air handling unit. I was able to trace the thermostat wire to where it entered the unit, but couldn't find the panel where I could see...
04-02-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By Irestone

OK, good to know. Thanks. I'll let you know what...

OK, good to know. Thanks. I'll let you know what I find when I make it into the attic to further investigate.
04-02-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By Irestone

The left stat had 4 terminals with the wires...

The left stat had 4 terminals with the wires connected, and those terminals are labeled W, G, R, Y with White, Green, Red, and Yellow wires connected at the terminals. I'll also put a multimeter on...
04-01-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By Irestone

Thanks for the response Houston204. You're right,...

Thanks for the response Houston204. You're right, the model number I had was not correct. The model of my Carrier unit is 38TXA030320. This is the outside compressor unit. The air handler unit is in...
03-31-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By Irestone

New thermostat (2GIG CT100) in place of two old boiler and A/C thermostats

I need help hooking up a new 2GIG CT100 thermostat to a boiler (Burnham 204HNSL-BEI2) and an A/C unit (outside compressor and air handling unit in the attic - Compressor is a Carrier model A30X....I...
Replies: 5
Views: 41,912
Posted By Irestone

Ron, Did you ever figure out costs to build...

Ron,
Did you ever figure out costs to build your garage with spancrete and basement space underneath? I'm curious about rough costs for a similar project.
-Irestone
Replies: 1
Views: 2,599
Posted By Irestone

Combine 7' garage doors into one 16+ ft door - connect brick lintels

I have a brick front to my house, and have two 7' wide foot garage doors which have a roughly 2 foot wide column of brick that separates the doors. There is a brick lintel above each door which...
07-08-05, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By Irestone

Problem solved - wet-vac'd the gunk out of the line

Thanks for everyone's help. It looks like my drain pan is a little rusty in places, but seems to be OK. I shop-vac'd the drain line and a lot of blockage came out. I have been running the A/C for a...
06-28-05, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By Irestone

When I opened up the side of the duct to look at...

When I opened up the side of the duct to look at the coil there was no frost on it, but I couldn't get a good look at the pan (assuming the pan is directly below the coil). My coil is shaped like an...
06-27-05, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By Irestone

I would doubt I'm low on freon as the guy who...

I would doubt I'm low on freon as the guy who moved it a couple of years ago "completely recharged the freon". I guess anything's possible though. So, I may be out of freon, but I would lean towards...
06-25-05, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By Irestone

A/C leaking in under condenser

I have an Amana furnace which is about 12 years old. I have and A/C unit which is about the same age. 2 years ago I had a guy drain the freon, move the A/C unit, and connect new pipes running back to...
01-31-05, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,552
Posted By Irestone

Do I need to put down felt in between subfloor layers?

I have decided to keep the existing subfloor, live with the 3" drop across the length of the room, and put down a layer of 3/4" plywood subfloor then a new hardwood floor on top of that.

I have...
01-24-05, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,552
Posted By Irestone

Yeah, it's definitely a weird situation. The...

Yeah, it's definitely a weird situation. The house wasn't built like this on purpose, but it's definitely not square and level. The foundation looks good and has no cracks which would indicate any...
01-23-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,552
Posted By Irestone

Under the new kitchen, which is a kitchen and...

Under the new kitchen, which is a kitchen and bedroom that's being combined into one room, is a full basement. The new room will be approximately 8x21 where the original two rooms were about 9x10...
01-22-05, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,552
Posted By Irestone

How to level a joist-supported subfloor that's 3" difference over 21 feet?

I live in a house built in 1950 with diagonally laid 7/8" thick 1x 6 boards for a subfloor. On top of that is 7/8" thick red oak hardwood floors that is, as far as I know, the original flooring when...
10-17-04, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By Irestone

Thanks for all of your help! The project is done,...

Thanks for all of your help! The project is done, and couldn't have gone much better. Your answers definitely made the difference!
10-13-04, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By Irestone

Thanks again John. I understand what you mean...

Thanks again John. I understand what you mean regarding the need for 4 wires, and I will check with my inspector regarding the #4 wire choice.

Can you give me a little direction with this:

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10-13-04, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By Irestone

More info on the wiring

Thanks for the help so far, you have realy cleared up some important issues for me!

Here's a little more info on the wiring so I know I'm doing the right thing. There are 3 wires going from the...
10-13-04, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By Irestone

Upgrade from 100 to 200 amp, and wish to make my original 100 amp panel a subpanel

I am doing an underground conversion, the wires are buried outside, the new meter box and disconnect are in place, and are wired into a new Cutler Hammer 200 amp panel with 2/0 from the meter...
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