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Wouldn't a zone valve on the return side lead to...

Wouldn't a zone valve on the return side lead to migration in the piping? I have always been told to prevent migration install a positive shutoff zone valve on the supply side. Just a thought.
05-22-07, 09:54 AM
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I rented the sea-saw machine and installing the...

I rented the sea-saw machine and installing the fence was a breeze. My father and I installed 150' of 3-rail fence with 2 gates in one day. The post hole digger was an absolute life saver and well...
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Air Vent Location

Hello all,
Getting my hot water heating system put together and was wondering where the best system air vent location is. Many books I have read regarding hydronic heat recommends the air vent...
04-27-07, 05:07 AM
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Thank you all for the opinions. Its going to be...

Thank you all for the opinions. Its going to be a cedar split rail fence and I plan on renting the machine for a weekend. I will have help. The posts are going to be sunk 3 feet deep and the soil...
04-26-07, 01:05 PM
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Posted By aldy54

Post Hole Digger

Do you guys prefer either of the two post hole diggers shown in the links below? The second one seems like it would be the better method. I have about 40 posts to put in and would like to make it...
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Kitchen Light Fixture

hello all,
I have just recently moved into my house and am having issues with my kitchen light fixture. The fixture has two light sockets and is fed from a single switch on the entrance to the...
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Piping Design

I am planning my boiler installation over this coming summer since I have finally nailed down my heating loads in my house. 49,000 BTU will be my heat loss with a 60,000 BTU output boiler. Radiant...
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I plan on being in the house for the next 6 to 8...

I plan on being in the house for the next 6 to 8 years depending on the children situation and things like that especially just getting married last summer. My budget is as follows: My material...
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Xiphias I see your rule of thumb at...

Xiphias I see your rule of thumb at http://www.radiantdesigninstitute.com/page5.html which states typical floors give off about 30 btu/sqft. 625sqft * 30 btu/sqft gives about 18,750 btus of heat...
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The load distribution is about 42,000 btus on the...

The load distribution is about 42,000 btus on the first floor and 27,000 btus on the second floor. The first floor was built in the late 50's and is 8" block with plaster exterior and drywall...
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New and Improved Heating System

Hey all,
Well this summer I am replacing the entire heating system in the house. I currently have scorched air on the first floor and electric baseboard on the second floor. My house is square...
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Worried Laminate installer

Hey all,
I have posted before about my current project in the first floor of my house. As everything is starting to get finished, I am getting closer and closer to putting in the floor. I have...
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Plywood on top of Sub-floor?

Hey All,
With alot of advice from the DIY forum I am putting in Dupont laminate in the first floor of my house. My house was built in the late 60's and has gone through several rennovations as...
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