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I would not mind installing an attic fan-but it...

I would not mind installing an attic fan-but it would have to be a big sucker to move enough air to keep it cool up there. I'll start up my "google-fu" and see what I can turn up on thermostatically...
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What To Do To Bring Temps Down In The Attic?

I have an older home built in the 50's. Roof has been replaced about 5 years ago, and a ridge vent was added at that time. My roof is kind of like an upside down "V" in that you have 4 flat panels...
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Is this a single story dwelling? If so, why not...

Is this a single story dwelling? If so, why not just run the exhaust up through a vent through the roof? That is probably what they are wanting to see. I realize that it adds a level of difficulty...
09-22-10, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Go69

and here I thought the F-number was simply a...

and here I thought the F-number was simply a count of how many times I dropped the "F"bomb while working on this project.

I'm up to about 2,468,793 at this time.. Does that number meet the...
09-08-10, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Go69

Chandler appreciate the idea, but I can't afford...

Chandler appreciate the idea, but I can't afford the sand & mortar mix right this minute... So I know I can't afford to have a concrete company come in and do the work.

I agree it would be better...
09-07-10, 11:17 AM
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Yes, this is the actual slab, or foundation, that...

Yes, this is the actual slab, or foundation, that the sleepers were laid on top of. Now I see why the hardwood was not level even before the water damage. The slab was not level, and the sleepers (2...
09-06-10, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Go69

How To Build Up The Floor For Tile..

The hardwood just inside the front door entry in my home was buckled and creaking everywhere. Former roof leak (before we moved in) has destroyed 50% of this room. The room is approximately 17' X...
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Posted By Go69

Often times there is a water cut off valve in one...

Often times there is a water cut off valve in one of the heater hoses. These valves can be electrically or vacuum actuated. Have you followed the hoses from the firewall all the way back to the...
04-04-08, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Go69

When you say "pump" it in, are you referring to...

When you say "pump" it in, are you referring to calling in a cement truck and having them pump it in?

The area is only 8X10, I think an actual truck might be excessive. The other option of me...
04-04-08, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Go69

Need "Filler" Material For Floor.. Ideas?

I have a 1950's style home that has hard-wood floors in all areas except the kitchen & bathrooms. At the time my house was made, they did not recess the areas that were going to have hard-wood...
01-31-08, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Go69

Question About Orientation Of Furnace-W/Pictures!

I purchased a used natural gas furnace and want to get it installed. Based on the picture below, can you tell me if it is possible to set this unit up with the left side (as you see it in the...
08-08-07, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Go69

Spray In Insulation For Finished Walls?

I have a home built in the 50's. There is no insulation between the interior walls, and the outside brick. I was wondering if there is a product that could be applied to the space between the framing...
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Posted By Go69

Since you are fairly certain that the car is...

Since you are fairly certain that the car is surging only when the A/C is on, and given that the A/C system is not cooling-it would make sense that the car is low on freon. When the compressor kicks...
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Posted By Go69

Changing the fluid at this point in time WILL NOT...

Changing the fluid at this point in time WILL NOT FIX YOUR PROBLEM. I know that people say to do this anytime you have a trans. problem but let's look at the picture a different way.. If the braking...
06-16-07, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Go69

***UPDATE**** I replaced the capacitor-$9.31...

***UPDATE****

I replaced the capacitor-$9.31 w/tax and my system is up and running again.
06-13-07, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Go69

I am having the same problem with my unit....

I am having the same problem with my unit. Someone suggested replacing the capacitor before doing anything else. Since they are fairly inexpensive, I would recommend trying the capacitor before the...
06-12-07, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Go69

Okay. So you think it is the capacitor. That...

Okay. So you think it is the capacitor. That gives me a place to start! Thanks very much for your help!

Oh wait, I have another question. I know capacitors can be dangerous because they store...
06-11-07, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Go69

The UV lights that work with the dye can be...

The UV lights that work with the dye can be purchased at any automotive store. They sell "professional" kits for A/C systems that come with very nice, powerful lights. If you want to be sure that...
06-11-07, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Go69

Questions About Fan In Air-Handler

I came home today to find that the fan in my A/C unit (air handler) is not blowing. What have I done so far:
* Confirmed that the unit outside is working properly. The compressor is running, and the...
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Posted By Go69

The do-hickey you are MOST LIKELY thinking of is...

The do-hickey you are MOST LIKELY thinking of is the Mass Airflow Sensor. It will cause the condition/symptoms you describe. Car may run normally under light acceleration, but then...
05-02-07, 07:34 AM
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Views: 1,196
Posted By Go69

Okay, I finally figured out that my waste line...

Okay, I finally figured out that my waste line that connects to the city sewage system has a partial blockage. Only after repeated flushing will the line back up. 1 or 2 flushes it will work fine.
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Posted By Go69

How To Clean Out Exterior Sewage Line?

I have a problem where my toilet keeps backing up. I replaced the toilet thinking that was it, but the problem persisted.

Last night the toilet was backed up and as I was running the bathroom...
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Posted By Go69

Try using "mud pan" for your search criteria. It...

Try using "mud pan" for your search criteria. It will turn up everything that you need.

If you have never done this before.... I wish you the best of luck, and a lot of patience. I recently did...
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Posted By Go69

okay, let me see if I can add to the confusion.....

okay, let me see if I can add to the confusion.. There may be a better alternative than a true WALL MOUNTED toilet.

Did you know that there are REAR EXIT toilets? Yes, they sit on the floor, but...
04-24-07, 07:56 PM
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Views: 1,196
Posted By Go69

Problem With Non-Flushing/Over-Flowing Toilet

Well, the toilet filled up and over-flowed before I could shut the water supply line off.

I got a plunger and went to town plunging away.. I made ZERO progress. I went to the store and bought a...
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