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06-27-13, 02:20 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

that metal expansion strip is made to be mudded ...

that metal expansion strip is made to be mudded (the plastic in the middle is there to keep mud out untill you are done) Ideally, both sides of the expansion should be attatched to framing with...
03-19-13, 02:24 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

You want to use an L bead. You can either get...

You want to use an L bead. You can either get 1/2" or 5/8", depending on the thickness of your DW. I prefer metal over vinyl. You finish the bottom like a cornerbead and caulk were the L meets the...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-14-13, 09:35 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

you didn't close any other valves did you? Its...

you didn't close any other valves did you?
Its gonna take a while to fill a 40 or 50 gal tank then push all the air out of the pipes. did you wait a while?

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03-14-13, 08:56 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

You can use any number of things. Just make sure...

You can use any number of things. Just make sure your grill can open and close so you can regulate the flow of air. [/COLOR][/COLOR]
03-14-13, 08:44 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

but the insulation would insulate the room from...

but the insulation would insulate the room from the 45 degree dirt same as above its insulating from 45 degree (or whatever) outside air
03-14-13, 08:37 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

make sure you support the right side of your...

make sure you support the right side of your pocket door frame and the header above it so its not flapping around. You can brace it to your ductwork framing.
03-14-13, 08:33 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

You can have the framing touching the ductwork if...

You can have the framing touching the ductwork if you want. Look at the top of the duct, It's probably tight to the floor joists. Just make sure you run the heat for a while before you hang the DW...
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Posted By chip wolff

does your chimney have a cap? Its hard to...

does your chimney have a cap? Its hard to believe it would be rainwater if it hasn't rained in a few days and its still running but groundwater in the chimney? thats wierd
03-14-13, 08:07 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

[/COLOR] I was wondering Nashkat1 why not? I...

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I was wondering Nashkat1 why not? I think I would. The dirt behind and therefore the wall itself stays pretty cold.
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03-14-13, 07:53 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

I would get a hold of a rotary laser that spins. ...

I would get a hold of a rotary laser that spins. That way you could measure down to the floor all over the place and see were the low spots are. You could even set it up in the crawl space and...
03-14-13, 07:06 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

[/COLOR] Sorry Nashkat1. It was late and I...

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Sorry Nashkat1. It was late and I probably should have been in bed. No disrespect intended. I was to lazy to scroll down a few times to get the spelling right.

That said, I hope...
03-14-13, 12:09 AM
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Posted By chip wolff

Wow nantucket, you sure are smart. My basement...

Wow nantucket, you sure are smart. My basement has adjustable columns too (probably 90% of these columns sold are adjustable), but that doesn't mean I want to be cranking them up and down with the...
03-13-13, 06:50 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

Being that you say the crack closes up in the...

Being that you say the crack closes up in the summer time, I would be inclined to bet that the pier is staying true and the other side of the beam and all the joists that rests on the outside wall...
03-13-13, 06:41 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

That tripple 2x12 beam, where are the splices on...

That tripple 2x12 beam, where are the splices on the other two layers? (we only see the front layer)
03-13-13, 06:23 PM
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Posted By chip wolff

From what I read about expansive soils, they...

From what I read about expansive soils, they expand when they get wet and shrink when they dry out. So when you get hit with a drought, your house will probably sag in places that expanded when...
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Posted By chip wolff

The buffer tank is very interesting but I think I...

The buffer tank is very interesting but I think I will opt out because 1) My new boiler is the same size as the old boiler and I didn't have a problem with short cycling (especially with the...
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Posted By chip wolff

so would that be to increase the thermal mass of...

so would that be to increase the thermal mass of the system?
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Posted By chip wolff

How big of a tank are you talking? Space is very...

How big of a tank are you talking? Space is very limited. I could take space from another room but would rather not. [/COLOR][/COLOR]
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Posted By chip wolff

one of those big steel tanks i sometimes see...

one of those big steel tanks i sometimes see strapped between joists?[/COLOR][/COLOR]
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Posted By chip wolff

I bought one of the last 8. I bought it because...

I bought one of the last 8. I bought it because it has tha internal primary loop that I think will make it easier to hook up to my hydronic system. (thats what they claim)



Yea I got that...
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Posted By chip wolff

It has a notice plastered right next to the...

It has a notice plastered right next to the aquastat that says "don't set below 210" The installation guide does say that if using a lower temp system I can add an L4006
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Posted By chip wolff

NJ Trooper, any help would be appreciated. Ive...

NJ Trooper, any help would be appreciated. Ive been seeing the closely spaced tees in a lot of different places. I can't say I understand the concept, but i'm not going to argue with proven...
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Posted By chip wolff

No. They put a gas well on my property and there...

No. They put a gas well on my property and there is no backup gas if they need to shut the well down to work on it. So the old oil boiler is just there as a backup
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Posted By chip wolff

piping a second boiler to my primary loop

I am in the process of adding a second boiler to my primary loop. My origional boiler is a Trianco-Heatmeker. The new (and primary) boiler is a Burnham RV4 gas fired. Below is a rough sketch of...
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