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11-17-20, 02:51 AM
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Posted By BaumHaus

Btw xsleeper thank you for your response. After...

Btw xsleeper thank you for your response. After thinking about what you said I think I understand. The r19 would be compressed to much even with the rafter baffles. So what if I used the high density...
11-16-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By BaumHaus

Ridge board question

Wouldn’t the rafter vents help with the proper ventilation. They are the plastic ones that you staple to the roof deck that provide air flow from the eave to the the ridge. As I said eventually I...
11-16-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By BaumHaus

Ridge board question

Remodeling a kitchen and the previous person put R7 insulation in 2x6 vaulted ceiling and then drilled several holes through the ridge board in each rafter space. I guess there way of venting even...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-05-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By BaumHaus

I was afraid of that. Thought I would ask anyhow....

I was afraid of that. Thought I would ask anyhow. Looks like I'll be digging up some concrete and moving a wall. Ahh the joys of 1950's homes.
Thank you for your quick reply.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-05-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By BaumHaus

Maximum vent pipe distance water heater

I would like to relocate an existing standard gas water heater to a new location. The existing location does not have a floor drain and is in a very tight space. If I put it where I want to the vent...
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Views: 242
Posted By BaumHaus

Thank you for the response gilmorrie

Thank you for the response gilmorrie
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Views: 242
Posted By BaumHaus

Replace old hot water circulating pump.

Would like to replace an old Bell and Gossett circulating pump for my hydronic heat system. Live in single story ranch. B&G is 1/12 hp, 1725 rpm, single phase. Can I replace with a Taco 1/25 hp pump...
07-02-15, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By BaumHaus

It definitely does not go into the floor drain....

It definitely does not go into the floor drain. The 2 inch tap is well before the floor drain. Sorry that was my fault for not being clear. I think you guys have answered my question. Thank you for...
07-01-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By BaumHaus

Ok. Thank you for the response. Just so I'm clear...

Ok. Thank you for the response. Just so I'm clear on this. I will need to dig up the basement floor and put a tee in the main sewer and have a separate 2 inch to that tee. Correct?
06-30-15, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By BaumHaus

I believe i may have misspoke. The floor drain...

I believe i may have misspoke. The floor drain ties into the main sewer. From your answer I need to put in another 2 inch drain in the basement floor which connects to the main sewer, which can be...
06-30-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By BaumHaus

connecting to kitchen sink drain.

I have a 2 inch drain vented with 1 1/2 coming from kitchen sink on first floor to the basement into a floor drain. Can I tie the basement washing machine and Wash tub into that same drain? If so...
06-21-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By BaumHaus

Thank you. The span is approx. 12 feet

Thank you. The span is approx. 12 feet
06-18-15, 05:56 PM
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Views: 718
Posted By BaumHaus

sorry i left out some details. Yes i am putting...

sorry i left out some details. Yes i am putting in ceramic tile. You have answered that question. The floor joist are 2x8 with 16 inch centers. Appreciated the response. going with the 1/4 inch...
06-18-15, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By BaumHaus

Is cement board absolutely necessary?

Quick question. I have sub floor of 3/4 planks. Screwed those to the floor joists with 2 1/2 deck screws. Put 1/2 plywood on top with 1 5/8 deck screws (not into floor joists). Is it that important...
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Views: 991
Posted By BaumHaus

Bud Used a combination of mastic/mesh tape...

Bud

Used a combination of mastic/mesh tape and foil tape where I could and used my hand (with latex glove) to smear some mastic where it was just impossible to get tape around fitting. Did...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By BaumHaus

gotcha. Didn't think about that. Thanks. I agree....

gotcha. Didn't think about that. Thanks. I agree. Thought about what you said about the high upstairs and low downstairs. Makes a lot of sense. Started putting mastic and mesh tape on ducts today....
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Views: 1,503
Posted By BaumHaus

Xsleeper. I was going to put 24 inch wide...

Xsleeper.

I was going to put 24 inch wide vents above each bedroom door into the hallway. I'm assuming they will need to be closed during the winter. Is this correct? Also which way should the...
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By BaumHaus

Smile Bud Took your advice on sealing the ducts....

Bud

Took your advice on sealing the ducts. Went with the mastic fiber mesh tape. Good thing its water based. What a mess. Found about 4 or 5 ducts that had come off of the fittings. Like I told my...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By BaumHaus

Thanks xsleeper I do have a stairway that is...

Thanks xsleeper

I do have a stairway that is open to the downstairs. Downstairs each room has a bottom air return (Except for kitchen and bath). What I am thinking about doing is just like you...
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Views: 1,503
Posted By BaumHaus

airman I hear ya. But the money just aint there.

airman
I hear ya. But the money just aint there.
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Views: 1,503
Posted By BaumHaus

thanks pj. I think that would be the best way....

thanks pj.
I think that would be the best way. Just got to figure out how to get ductwork to the basement. Unless it would be satisfactory to vent to a common hallway?
Would you suggest modifying...
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Views: 1,503
Posted By BaumHaus

As I understand it during the warmer months the...

As I understand it during the warmer months the hot air will rise. Hence the higher return vents. What about the winter? Will this affect the heating of these two rooms if the vents are too high?...
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Posted By BaumHaus

location of air returns

Have a two story cap cod gutted down to the skin. There is a combination forced air heat/ac system with a/c unit located outside the house. currently there are no air returns on the second floor (2...
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By BaumHaus

Thanks bud. Thanks for the links

Thanks bud. Thanks for the links
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Views: 991
Posted By BaumHaus

Thanks Bud. Thanks for the straight answer. Hard...

Thanks Bud. Thanks for the straight answer. Hard to get those sometimes. Going to use the Roxul insulation for the outside walls. Like what I have been reading about that. As far as the ducts. Is...
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