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02-11-21, 10:16 PM
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OK, after looking at the photo I have of the box, I see that the main...
02-11-21, 01:58 PM
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Thanks for the replies and info everyone! I...

Thanks for the replies and info everyone!

I looked at the panel yesterday and I couldn't tell if the neutral bar is isolated. I'd have to look at it much closer (which I can in a day or two), but...
02-10-21, 12:32 PM
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Posted By tony17112acst

Main Breaker Outside, Load Center Inside

I need to replace a 1970's Zinsco breaker box in an apartment. The main breaker to each apartment is outside in one location for each apartment, then the breaker box in each apartment has no main...
06-17-20, 02:41 PM
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OK, I installed the replacement board with fan...

OK, I installed the replacement board with fan relay and it corrected the fan-always-on problem.

But to my surprise, I got cooling back! The temp splits were a 20 degree difference! ...not 2-3 I...
06-16-20, 09:36 AM
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OK, I pulled the purple wire from the board and...

OK, I pulled the purple wire from the board and the fan kept running. BUT the purple wire was charred at the end and the black box (fan relay?) it's connected to is melted and deformed. So at the...
06-11-20, 05:04 PM
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Thanks for your reply PJ. I have a Honeywell...

Thanks for your reply PJ. I have a Honeywell which is non-programmable but digital. I removed the base as well to make absolutely sure the wires were OK and then that they were seated after...
06-11-20, 12:49 PM
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Outdoor unit + circ fan run with no thermostat attached (cooling split system)

I have a Goodman split cooling system with ARUF182416BA air handler where it will not turn off except with breakers.

(1) When I remove the thermostat, it still runs full time;
(2) All vents and...
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Cool, thanks for your time answering my concerns!...

Cool, thanks for your time answering my concerns!

One last thing. Is the roofing cement in the caulking tubes at the big box stores OK to use for that? I only need one tube's worth, so I'd love to...
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They're asphalt architectural shingles, and it...

They're asphalt architectural shingles, and it looks like about a 6/12 or 7/12 pitch. I'm not under the impression that asphalt and/or aluminum could achieve capillary action. I guess surface tension...
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Marq1: I purchased these sheds from a huge...

Marq1: I purchased these sheds from a huge manufacturer of them in my area. So the builder installed the roof, to answer your question. I went to their massive site and found that they are not using...
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Thanks so much for that info ...those are the...

Thanks so much for that info ...those are the details I'm looking for!!!!

I just made a trip to the 3 sheds and the front of one DOES have a starter course and the other two sheds have starter...
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Posted By tony17112acst

No Starter Course OR Underlayment Paper On Roof!

Hi Everyone,

I purchased three (3) 20' long premium wood sheds a few years back and I see water infiltrating the roof sheathing where the roof meets the walls (eaves). When I looked under the...
01-11-20, 10:43 PM
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Thanks for your posts! ...but I had both bath...

Thanks for your posts! ...but I had both bath vents vented to the attic, but that's been long corrected and there's no moisture in the attic. You may be referring to posts I made last year which have...
01-10-20, 05:47 PM
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Geo, who are you asking ...me or Atticus?

Geo, who are you asking ...me or Atticus?
01-10-20, 11:41 AM
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Atticus: I don't know if I found the problem,...

Atticus: I don't know if I found the problem, because a few drips still do occur.

This place is occupied by tenants and they both take a shower every day. My best theory is there's SO much...
12-12-18, 01:43 PM
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I have wrapped the offending flex duct (only one...

I have wrapped the offending flex duct (only one vent is dripping) with R19 batts for about 6 feet today. I'll wait and see if it stopped. It's not dripped for the past 10 years, so I'm thinking...
12-11-18, 02:11 PM
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Xsleeper, thanks for your reply; I did look at it...

Xsleeper, thanks for your reply; I did look at it today and went into the attic.

When I removed the grille, there was indeed moisture inside the insulated flex duct where it turned from vertical...
12-10-18, 02:58 PM
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Posted By tony17112acst

Need Ideas Why Water Dripping from Ceiling Vent in Winter

I have a square ceiling vent in a bedroom that drips water maybe once per 5 minutes and:

1.) It's the middle of winter and the high is 35 degrees F.
2.) It's an A/C only system, not a heat pump;...
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When using your water-proof paint, be sure it's...

When using your water-proof paint, be sure it's the kind equivalent to Drylock. It does work, but be sure to read the directions and only paint the inside walls, not the outside. The exterior of the...
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Conctractor Didn't Screed Under 2x10's when Forming Steps

Hi Everyone,

I had a company pour new concrete steps at my apartment building but they forgot to screed under the 2-by's that formed the risers. Their solution was to even it off with some other...
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I can probably get the packing screw and packing...

I can probably get the packing screw and packing out, but my biggest concern is the size "00" O-ring at the tip that badly needs changed. Plus I really want to change the brass stem itself out too. I...
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OK, I think there is a lot of confusion here but...

OK, I think there is a lot of confusion here but thank you for helping. I have repaired 40-50 tub stems/cartridges, so I am very familiar with everything.

The stem is completely loose from me...
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Cannot Remove Sayco Diverter Valve

I have a diverter valve that will NOT come out. It's a Sayco 3-knob setup and after unscrewing it, it will not slide out!

The threads are no longer holding it in (I can tell); I have a vice grip...
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Thanks again for the great advice! ...

Thanks again for the great advice!

Regretfully, I cannot dig behind the pier that has the wire from the house switch because it crosses under the driveway and I have no way of running 12V DC...
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