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Found the oven model number in the draw below the...

Found the oven model number in the draw below the oven

Sears C880 550909G1
Ser IRL3495741
Type 30s

I've sent some emails to find a part. Thanks for the help.

oman
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Thanks PJ, The oven is a Kenmore but i...

Thanks PJ,

The oven is a Kenmore but i can't find the model number.

The thermostat itself however is a Robertshaw Controls Model RAC12-133-48, picture attached. 44710

cheers
oman
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Posted By oman4eva

Broken oven thermostat?

Hi All

Our oven has a problem with the oven thermostat which is getting worse. The oven often will not turn on and will require a heavy tap to the thermostat area to get the oven light to go on....
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Posted By oman4eva

Thanks again for the input guys, i think...

Thanks again for the input guys,

i think i've lead you both astray however, when i said the existing jam was 34.5" wide i meant the outside dimension of the jam if i were to rip it out. The...
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Posted By oman4eva

Thanks for the detailed reply XSleeper , bmgreene...

Thanks for the detailed reply XSleeper , bmgreene

I am considering a interior door, one issue is that the exterior side of the trim is only 1" wide for hinges. Possibly enough but not really. The...
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Posted By oman4eva

Installing pre-fab door

HI All,

Our house has a dodgy extension which is poorly insulated and unheated. Our "mud room" off our kitchen gets freezing in winter and makes out kitchen freezing too. I'd like to install a...
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Posted By oman4eva

Thanks Guys, I have a UPM Thermostat...

Thanks Guys,

I have a UPM Thermostat (probably UPM-301 (http://www.upm-marketing.com/products/thm301m.html) - sorry i was so brief before - it was late). This seems to be a 2 wire system and i'm...
10-13-14, 09:36 AM
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Posted By oman4eva

thanks Bud, I did get a 2" spray foam layer...

thanks Bud,

I did get a 2" spray foam layer in the attic to combat moisture leaking up into the attic so perhaps the ventilation isn't critical.

However i looked at the Ontario building codes...
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thermostat recommendation for hot water radiator? Nest?

I know there's info out there,

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/boilers-home-heating-steam-hot-water-systems/330156-cast-iron-radiators-thermostat-incompatible.html#b

Installing Nest in a...
10-09-14, 10:22 AM
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Posted By oman4eva

Ventilating attic - too much?

Hi All,

I had some insulation done professionally recently, i'd done a a lot of prep on the attic including opening up 10 soffit vents to a previously unvented attic. I'd asked the insulation...
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Posted By oman4eva

where to buy lime mortar Ontario Canada?

Hi,

I'm looking to buy some lime mortar to tuck point some 1950s brickwork...
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Posted By oman4eva

is it ok to fix ceiling fan to joist?

I have a ceiling fan which has it's round electrical box attached to a 1/2" bolt which in turn is attached to a steel flat bar which is nailed between two joists.

This setup is quite loose,...
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Posted By oman4eva

Thanks for that Pilot Dane, A guy at work...

Thanks for that Pilot Dane,

A guy at work mentioned the same terminology, sistering, so i'll follow the instructions i find. I'm also planing to remove the knob and tube. it's disconnected and on...
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Posted By oman4eva

strapping crack in joist

Hi All,

I've removed some insulation from a flat roof to get it ready for spray foaming. I've been walking on the roof above to repair leaks to another part of the roof and noticed a creaking...
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Posted By oman4eva

This is a 2 story house, split in two for two...

This is a 2 story house, split in two for two separate houses. Canadians call them semi-attached houses. I can't recall the US name. I've only just bought the house but my attached neighbour told me...
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Posted By oman4eva

Stopping leak between semi-attached roof shingle join

Hi All,

I have a leak in my roof which is coming from the region on my roof where my roof adjoins my neighbours (who i'm attached to / we share the same roof). It's been hard tracing this leak...
08-04-14, 05:39 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

joining wooden ceiling to drywall walls

Hi All,

I'm getting a flat roof insulated with spray foam and i've removed the drywall ceiling (and insulation) to do this. We're actually thinking of putting a wooden ceiling in once the...
07-30-14, 06:53 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

thanks for the tips, digital multimeter was used....

thanks for the tips, digital multimeter was used. The light definitely doesn't work. I'll have to trace it a bit more. It appears the voltage came through on the red wire at the light. Will have to...
07-29-14, 07:14 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

light socket only receiving 60 V AC

HI,

I light in my basement has stopped working. A quick investigation has revealed that the socket is only outputting 64 V AC. I am in the process of tracing the voltage backwards but wondered if...
07-05-14, 05:31 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

Thanks Bud, The cold isn't an issue in the...

Thanks Bud,

The cold isn't an issue in the room above, mainly because the radiator is too big / isn't balanced in that room. There is air leakage between the bricks though, coming out through...
07-04-14, 06:47 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

should i replace wool insulation above porch with spray foam?

Hi All,

I wondered if someone might share some wisdom. I'm getting some insulation done and i thought they should also tackle the ceiling of the porch which my master bedroom overhangs. I'd...
07-01-14, 08:18 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

Thanks Calvert, Didn't realise there was a...

Thanks Calvert,

Didn't realise there was a pest forum as well! Thanks for coming over here. My insulation appeared to be a mix of actual wool and what i thought was cellulose. I believe what is...
07-01-14, 05:26 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

Hi PJ, sap balls you think , ok that's a...

Hi PJ,

sap balls you think , ok that's a relief. So you're saying the wood excretes them after being laid down (over time)? The brown balls didn't seem to have any connection to the wood, they...
07-01-14, 04:51 PM
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Posted By oman4eva

Spherical brown egg found in old attic insulation - identify?

Hi,

I am removing the insulation from my 1950s attic, a task i do not ever recommend!

Anyway, i found millions of these brown crystaline eggs, ranging from 0.1 -> 2 mm in diameter (much more...
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Posted By oman4eva

Thanks again Pj and PC, That's a great link...

Thanks again Pj and PC,

That's a great link PC (the 101tutoringlove.com).

PJ, thanks for the tip on the neutral. I'm pretty sure i've seen the neutral in one of the switch boxes i've already...
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