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Chimney Leaking, what do you think of this?

My soot holder thing was totally packed with soot from who knows how long ago. I probably pulled 50-60lbs of soot from this hole. It has leaked ever since we moved in 4 years ago. Do you think...
01-26-08, 10:16 AM
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Posted By jetta03

Yeah, it provides more privacy, since this wall...

Yeah, it provides more privacy, since this wall faces a road and we will add some more lighting. Over all I really like it. The only thing I wish I was better at is drywall. Some bumps and things...
01-25-08, 07:01 PM
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Posted By jetta03

Thanks

Hello,

I had posted up this thread a while back and just wanted to show some results. I wish I had taken more pictures but if you use your imagination just picture a giant hole in the side of my...
11-27-07, 06:17 AM
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Posted By jetta03

There is no view, just the street and neighbors...

There is no view, just the street and neighbors house. This is one of the reasons I was thinking double hung window with 8 on 8 grills. But I understand the size issue.

I think double casements...
11-26-07, 05:45 PM
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Posted By jetta03

Thumbs up Good catch. Yeah, I am assuming that the casing...

Good catch. Yeah, I am assuming that the casing is 3/8" based on my previous construction in this room. I will take the trim off and measure before ordering the window.

I thought the same...
11-26-07, 03:48 PM
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Posted By jetta03

Replacing Windows w/ link to pic

I have these 4 windows to replace and I would like some opinions on what the best solution is. Currently I am going to replace these with 4 doublehung new construction windows. The thing that I am...
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Posted By jetta03

New install gone wrong

I had a new High Efficency Boiler installed last weekend and there was a problem. I called the guy and he came back and re-piped the whole thing saying he had "screwed up". I am a big diy'er and...
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Posted By jetta03

Removing Ceiling with Radiant Heat

Hello,

I am going to be remodeling my bathroom this weekend and I am planning on removing the ceiling. However, there is radiant heat installed in the ceiling.

I went to the attic and looked...
11-01-05, 01:37 PM
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Posted By jetta03

I would not just sand the ceiling. I would get...

I would not just sand the ceiling. I would get some mud/spackle and cover any imperfections in the ceiling and then sand them smooth. Any imperfections will show very clearly if you intend to do a...
11-01-05, 01:19 PM
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Posted By jetta03

Removing Ceiling with Radiant Heat

Hello,

I am going to be remodeling my bathroom this weekend and I am planning on removing the ceiling. However, there is radiant heat installed in the ceiling.

I went to the attic and looked...
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Posted By jetta03

Yeah, right. Well, everyone that has seen it has...

Yeah, right. Well, everyone that has seen it has been pretty amazed at why they would do something like they did so long ago - 60+ years. Better yet the heat is in the ceilings so downstairs is...
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Posted By jetta03

hello - I have posted a few pics on my web...

hello -

I have posted a few pics on my web site.

http://geocities.com/epasenello/

The valve that does not seem to be letting water through is shown in the close up. I was wondering if...
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Posted By jetta03

Grady you are very well informed - thanks for the...

Grady you are very well informed - thanks for the help on the last post I had! Any thoughts on this when you get the chance would be greatly appreciated!!
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Posted By jetta03

I just replaced mine, my system is super old. ...

I just replaced mine, my system is super old. +40 yrs. It took about 3 hours to disconnect the pipe and measure and solder in a new pipe and reducing valve. I just replaced it with like for like...
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Posted By jetta03

I bet its the pressure reducing valve on the feed...

I bet its the pressure reducing valve on the feed to your boiler. I just replaced one, when they fail it causes the pressure to get too high and the relief valves will blow @ >30psi. The pressure...
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Posted By jetta03

whoa... good call. I had to play super sleuth to...

whoa... good call. I had to play super sleuth to figure all that out. in the end I replaced the whole setup and it really works quite well. though I have another problem, one of the valves to the...
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Posted By jetta03

Hot Water Radiant Heat - Valve Problem

Hi,

I have a hot water system with in floor radiant heat. The water is pumped through a manifold with about 8 zones. Each zone has its own manual stop **** valve to control flow to the different...
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Posted By jetta03

Thumbs up Feed valve help

The valves in this picture are for the feed to my boiler. The one on the left and the one in the middle are both broken. I am going to replace all three, but I don't know exactly what I should buy....
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