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09-07-19, 07:07 AM
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Posted By middletown0211

Sorry. It didn't occur to me at the time to...

Sorry. It didn't occur to me at the time to mention the panel manufacturer. I knew it had unfavorable breaker issues, but final test results from the Consumer Product Safety Commission found no...
09-06-19, 06:51 AM
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Posted By middletown0211

I want to thank everyone for the input you...

I want to thank everyone for the input you provided. I spoke with the code enforcement officer about the job that needs done. Interestingly enough, no license or certification is required on my part...
08-30-19, 03:37 PM
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Posted By middletown0211

That's what I thought, joed. I just wanted to...

That's what I thought, joed. I just wanted to make sure I was thinking correctly. AFJES, the concerns you raise is good advice have been discussed between us. I am qualified to do the work, but I'm...
08-29-19, 08:41 PM
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Posted By middletown0211

Breaker Panels

I need some advice. My landlord has recently closed the business he had in his basement. This business and the home he purchased in the 60's. Each have it's own meters and breaker panels. He was told...
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Posted By middletown0211

I realized I never posted a conclusion to this...

I realized I never posted a conclusion to this thread. I was able to tighten the packing nut just a little bit, but it only slowed the water seepage. Taking everything into account I decided to go...
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Posted By middletown0211

Thanks for the info. Everything else appears to...

Thanks for the info. Everything else appears to be in order. That's why I'm hesitant on draining the system for a repair just for a little seepage. On the boiler I installed, at my parent's house, I...
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Posted By middletown0211

No. I forgot to mention an important observation....

No. I forgot to mention an important observation. This valve has a significant amount a rust/mineral deposits around the stem and that nut. This indicates a history of leakage and it provided a...
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Posted By middletown0211

Seeping Control Valve

My neighbor has a flow control valve that's seeping water at the valve stem and I'm sure its the packing (I had to turn that valve about a month ago to troubleshoot an issue). That zone has no valves...
03-22-19, 06:19 PM
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Posted By middletown0211

Good point. Never thought about it in that manner.

Good point. Never thought about it in that manner.
03-22-19, 03:51 PM
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Posted By middletown0211

Thank you! I wasn't sure if the perimeter would...

Thank you! I wasn't sure if the perimeter would need to be supported. It's always nice to here solutions that will save time.
03-22-19, 02:47 PM
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Posted By middletown0211

Need advice on ceiling

My friends bathroom is in need of repair. The walls and ceiling are the 40's style plaster walls. The topcoat in one area of the ceiling has fallen, probably due to an old leak. I'm hesitant on...
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Posted By middletown0211

Now I see what you're talking about, poorplmbr....

Now I see what you're talking about, poorplmbr. That makes perfect sense. I'll have to look at what position the valves are in. Beelzbob, I did notice that tank's position once I made the drawing and...
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Posted By middletown0211

Here is the diagram I promised. I also included a...

Here is the diagram I promised. I also included a picture so that you can see the plumbing rats nest.
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Posted By middletown0211

I didn't forget the pics. I took new pictures,...

I didn't forget the pics. I took new pictures, but they don't identify the layers properly. I'm making a diagram to go along with the pictures. Hopefully I will have this done tomorrow.
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Posted By middletown0211

I do have pictures, but I can see the detail...

I do have pictures, but I can see the detail really doesn't show enough detail. I'll get new pictures either tomorrow or Tuesday. Until then...
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Posted By middletown0211

Question Curious Piping on a Boiler

I was working on a friends gas-fired boiler today. He said the pressure relief valve opened and won't stop running. A new 30psi relief valve and draining the water-logged expansion tank was a quick...
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