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Chimey access door leaks - no fireplace

I have a chimney with an access door located in the basement. When we get very heavy wind swept rain, the access door leaks water into the basement. The chimney appears to be in good condition and...
10-02-12, 07:38 AM
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Red face Hardwired furnace to plug

My gas steam furnace is hardwired on a circuit with many other lines. I was thinking of running a dedicated circuit for the furnace and changing the hardwired to a plug. In case of power failure I...
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Larry, that's exactly what i needed. At least now...

Larry, that's exactly what i needed. At least now i can inquire somewhat intelligently... Thanks again!!
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Toilet line covers

Hi Guys, I had a ceramic floor put down The floor has a wide space where the tile was cut for the toilet valve, I was told you can by some type of metal cover the is meant to hide imperfections, it...
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Thank you guys, my real question is about using...

Thank you guys, my real question is about using the furnace with a generator in case of power failure. It was suggested to go with a 6 circuit transfer switch to the main. While that makes sense...
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burnham in4 gas fired steam boiler electric question

Hi all, I have a Burnham IN4 gas fired steam boiler, does this have a blower that is power by electricity? what is the electricity actually powering on? Thanks for your time, Sean
10-29-11, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Seanny66

vinyl gates open or closed in wind

HI - I have 2 vinyl gates that close across the driveway, 5 ft each, they only close to each other and have legs holding them for support, there is no post in the middle being that it is a driveway,,...
10-28-11, 06:37 PM
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Install furnace transfer switch - Reliance controls TF151W

Hello, I was thinking of having a 15 V furnace transfer switch (Reliance controls TF151W)installed so I could power a natural gas burning furnace by generator if the power goes out. I'm not an...
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washing machine soap ouside house vent

Hi all, I have been noticing soap bubbles outside of the house coming from the vent that i believe the toilet and washing machine use, what does this mean? I am not overusing soap - that's what i...
07-07-11, 05:39 PM
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I guess this post answers my questions - I...

I guess this post answers my questions - I missed it on my initial search.. Thanks!

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/doors-windows/328762-air-gap-between-storm-door-prevents-front-door-close.html
07-07-11, 05:20 PM
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new install - storm door doesn't close

HI, I just had a new entrance door installed as well as an anderson 3000 storm door, the storm door doesn't close if the entrance door is closed, the installer states this is correct because of the...
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Thanks for the advice everyone! We had a plumber...

Thanks for the advice everyone! We had a plumber over and found the boiler was cracked. It was determined that the boiler was not dry fired so the boiler itself is warrantied. The parts are covered,...
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Empty Boiler

Good morning,
I have a single hot water boiler without a hot water tank, the boiler needs to be fed water intermittently manually. In the past winter seasons I would have to fill it every 3 days or...
06-24-08, 06:32 PM
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this is a picture of the hole. ...

this is a picture of the hole. http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm30/seanny66/Lawn_hole001.jpg
06-24-08, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Seanny66

outdoor pipe leak

I'm hoping you can help me. I have had a puddle on my lawn for 2 years, i finally dug around it to find a black rubber hose leaking upwards causing my puddle. I found a pipe in the basement that...
03-07-06, 06:05 AM
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Posted By Seanny66

Pump distance

Currently my pump and filter are as close to the pool as possible, using about a 2-3 foot hose. I'd like to move the pump and filter about 15 feet away from this area and obviously can't turn the...
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Clean Lines

Silly questions guys, I just had a furnace problem and called the "pros", I couldn't make a mistake in the winter! it was simply a clogged line from the tank to the furnace. They used a small CO2...
02-23-05, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Seanny66

Exterior replacement

I have a 1.5 car detached garage that has what I believe to be cement/abstetos shingles, they look hideous and paint won't cover the mess... What are my options? I reallly dont want to vinyl side, I...
02-19-05, 06:53 PM
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That was my suspicion - sometimes the sales folks...

That was my suspicion - sometimes the sales folks have you secong guessing yourself. Thank you for confirming my original thoughts. What is your opinion of Atrium windows if your familiar with them....
02-19-05, 03:55 PM
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Is a window just a window

I had a salesman here today about replacing my windows, he told me that a window is a window, it all depends on how its installed. He was trying to sell me the Monda window, the cheapest one they...
06-23-04, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Seanny66

install drain in basement

Hi - can you guys tell me. I have a unfinished basement with no floor drain, is it possible/adviseable to simply dig a hole for water to drain? I would like to be able to wash the floors but have...
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Engine paint on cast iron radiators

I was wondering if it is safe to use motor engine paint on cast iron steam heat radiators?
Thanks!
05-24-04, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Seanny66

Simpson Strong Tie

Can anyone tell me where I can purchase the Corner fasteners made by Simpson part # PGTIC2 - I bought the fasteners for the metal posts to the wood fencing from my local HD but they don't carry the...
04-26-04, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Seanny66

Electrical Inspection

We bought a 50+ year old house and have rewired the majority of the outlets and switches etc - replaced the main service panel added additional breakers etc.... The house is in Long Island NY - the...
04-13-04, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Seanny66

Attic ventilation

Hi - I am re-doing my liveable attic, the house is a cape and it is 50+ - just had a new roof with a ridge vent installed. I found the roof overhang has a vinyl vented soffit underhang (under the...
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