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10-06-09, 05:09 PM
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Question Outdoor Cinder Block Patching

Hi,my outside cinder block foundation is coming apart in patches. I am calling it cinder block because the house was built in 1937, and you can see black flakes in it. ??

The stone is flaking off...
08-26-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,368
Posted By flyerfan

Great thanks for the help. I found a product...

Great thanks for the help.
I found a product called Accuvent, which will direct the soffit area upwards to the attic.
I did not want to put in ridge vents because I have not done them before,...
08-25-09, 06:06 PM
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Views: 2,368
Posted By flyerfan

Hope this helps, pictures inside knee wall rooms...

Hope this helps, pictures inside knee wall rooms wont really do anything.

Opposite side of house knee wall room runs the full length of the house

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08-25-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,368
Posted By flyerfan

Question Attic Ventilation with Knee Wall Rooms??

Hi, live in a story and a half house with my attic ventilation being 4 6 inch slits in the aluminum siding. To make it more fun, where soffit vents should be the siding covers everything, allowing...
08-19-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By flyerfan

never thought of that thanks one horiz seam, and...

never thought of that thanks one horiz seam, and one vert 16" high atop the middle of the door, thanks
08-19-09, 09:49 AM
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Views: 695
Posted By flyerfan

Drywall Hanging Question

Hi, 7'10" ceiling height, 106" long wall, that hits a door edge.
Is it better to hang 2 sheets horizontal leaving a 7" long tapered seam down the middle of the wall, that length wise hits the...
11-15-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 104,308
Posted By flyerfan

OK thanks I am glad that I posted this. I...

OK thanks I am glad that I posted this.

I understood the term "series" to refer to directly connecting to each outlet and leaving each outlet , only pigtailing the ground. Thus using all 5...
11-15-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 104,308
Posted By flyerfan

Question Wire outlets in series or parallel?

Hi, I needed to replace an outlet, and found wiring issues. I took a look around and found more issues, so I started my rewiring project earlier than expected.

I have access to all the outlets I...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,000
Posted By flyerfan

Question Gas Conversion Burner Issue

Hi, just started my burner to get my boiler going(bloody cold today) .Pilot light will stay lit, however when the blower motor starts I am getting no burner action. The flame stays the same size...
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Views: 1,027
Posted By flyerfan

Conversion Burner Flame

Hi,just started up my conversion burner in my old coal converted boiler.
I seem to have a 50 /50 mix between orange and blue flame when i open one of the view doors while running the thermostat at...
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Views: 2,648
Posted By flyerfan

thanks I figured that but always better to ask...

thanks I figured that but always better to ask and only do it once,thanks again
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Views: 2,648
Posted By flyerfan

retaining walls and weeping tiles

Hi,I am building a 3 foot retaining wall with allan block to divide my side and back yards.The side yard tends to slowly slide .exactly where should i lay the 4 inch weeping tile? level with the base...
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Views: 1,126
Posted By flyerfan

Hi Grady thanks for the help,lesson...

Hi Grady thanks for the help,lesson learned.However what you suggested is exactly what I had previously done.The only difference is that when I reopened the gate valve between the tank and the boiler...
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Views: 1,126
Posted By flyerfan

Angry over pressure issue

Hi,must be winter starting since my piece of junk 1930 technology boiler is playing games.

Cranked it up and the pressure release valves went after about 2 hours of running.Was fine last year.So i...
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Views: 910
Posted By flyerfan

new toilet purchase whose???

Hi,I have been researching and looking for about a week now.However I never seem to get the same answers from anyone in the stores.
I have been looking at an American Standard Champion or a Kohler...
07-12-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By flyerfan

Thanks all, definately must be the breaker!!

Thanks all, definately must be the breaker!!
07-11-06, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By flyerfan

Yes,that was the question I thought it should...

Yes,that was the question I thought it should trip it also thanks.
07-11-06, 02:36 PM
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Views: 1,322
Posted By flyerfan

40 amp gfi outdoor breaker

Hi,I just had one of these installed outside my house for a hottub.My question is when I push in the test button while in the on position,should that not cut off all power to the tub?
The on off...
11-27-05, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By flyerfan

figured that, thanks for the help

figured that, thanks for the help
11-27-05, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By flyerfan

stairway lights code

Hi,i understand that there are codes regarding lights and stairways.Would using a motion sensor light socket(such as first alert makes)allow you to avoid putting in extra switches ?I just put up all...
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By flyerfan

thanks for the help,so far,I did check for a...

thanks for the help,so far,I did check for a water leak earlier,checked both the meter,and also shut off the domestic water going in looking for a pressure fluctuation,nothing.

I had the aquastat...
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By flyerfan

Hi,the main line leaving the boiler is...

Hi,the main line leaving the boiler is warm,usually I would burn myself if I actually grabbed it.That is why I wonder if it is the burner possibly partially plugged (though i smell no gas).

If it...
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By flyerfan

Thumbs down very little heat

Hi,just a quick note,70 year old boiler ,gas converted,old steel type expansion tank,convectors.Pressure is usually about 9 to 18 when running.One zone,pretty basic system,domestic hot water is...
10-30-05, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By flyerfan

thanks ....Hamilton hydro.....but i am still...

thanks ....Hamilton hydro.....but i am still trying to find out if i can leave the mast and meter height the way it is.If i need to adjust those heights I am on the hook for conduit new mast etc...
10-30-05, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By flyerfan

panel change(in ontario)

Hi,I am sure our codes will differ from the states,and i see a few Canadian electricians on here.
I am changing from fuses to breakers on an existing 100 amp service.Can I get a permit to only...
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