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I agree fully with you ray2047. Everybody likes...

I agree fully with you ray2047. Everybody likes different system but I think there is less things to go wrong in a hot air system.
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What?????? I think you guys have been inhaling...

What?????? I think you guys have been inhaling those fumes that come from soldering baseboard.
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Do I sense a little sarcasm NJ Trooper? Yes I...

Do I sense a little sarcasm NJ Trooper? Yes I know this is the Boilers - Home Heating Steam and Hot Water Systems and we are not suppose to tell people about hot air if they are deciding on what to...
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I have a modulating gas furnace with forced hot...

I have a modulating gas furnace with forced hot air and you can not hear it running upstairs. Noisy? How about banging and pinging pipes with baseboard heat? Do mention how much baseboard heat is per...
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Hot air is also better in that it cleans the air...

Hot air is also better in that it cleans the air in your house and you can also install a humidifier or dehumidifier or both. There is also less things to go wrong in a forced air unit than a...
07-18-10, 06:22 AM
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Is the hole big enough so you can slide a piece...

Is the hole big enough so you can slide a piece of wood long enough so that you can use a couple of screws through the frame to hold that piece of wood and than screw your hinge into that? Anothe way...
07-18-10, 06:00 AM
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We noticed ours turning brown because of white...

We noticed ours turning brown because of white moths that lay eggs and turn it brown. We were told to use a spray called Seven and it worked for us.
07-18-10, 05:54 AM
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Try a longer screw and it will eventually grab...

Try a longer screw and it will eventually grab the wood stud behind the door frame.
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Is that one of those aluminum ridge vents? If so...

Is that one of those aluminum ridge vents? If so check the nails they use to nail the ridge vent. I have heard that type of system just gets faced nailed and nails caulked.
04-28-10, 04:28 AM
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Stihl. You won't regret it.

Stihl. You won't regret it.
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Does it do it when you watch a dvd?

Does it do it when you watch a dvd?
12-25-09, 08:02 AM
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Dolphin is an animal that lives in the oceans. ...

Dolphin is an animal that lives in the oceans.
Drain, usually under sinks and tubs.:)
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If you have DSL already all you need is a...

If you have DSL already all you need is a wireless router.
09-09-09, 02:18 PM
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That's what I would do, new construction windows....

That's what I would do, new construction windows. You would still need to cut some of the sheetrock back and you might still be able to use your outside trim.
09-09-09, 03:23 AM
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One more thing. If you want the new windows to...

One more thing. If you want the new windows to match 100% you are going to have to find out the manufacture of your windows and if you do find them their new windows might not look the same. Some...
09-08-09, 03:11 PM
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I have replaced wood windows wrapped in aluminum...

I have replaced wood windows wrapped in aluminum from window manufactures and it wasn't pretty. The bottom part of the sashes were falling off by themselfs. They were all rotted.
09-08-09, 03:06 PM
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If you live in a cold part of the country I would...

If you live in a cold part of the country I would never put aluminum windows in a house. They transmit cold/heat/noise through the frame even if the frame is thermobroken. I remember this because...
09-04-09, 03:55 PM
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A common misconception is that insulated glass...

A common misconception is that insulated glass has a vacuum. If insulated glass had a vacuum it would implode. I have installed insulated glass in apartment buildings near highways with the outer...
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I'm no expert on fireplaces but I would not put a...

I'm no expert on fireplaces but I would not put a tv over a fireplace as heat rises and I would be more concerned about over heating the tv(or damage to the tv case) when it was on, than the wires....
06-13-09, 02:07 AM
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and they used 2 x 6 for floor joists?

and they used 2 x 6 for floor joists?
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Too much humidity would cause the wood to swell...

Too much humidity would cause the wood to swell up and buckle. Sounds like not enough humidity. Did you run the humidifier all winter?
04-22-09, 04:51 AM
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You are right ecman51. Thanks for correcting me.I...

You are right ecman51. Thanks for correcting me.I did mean to say polishing compound. We have a scratch removal kit that comes with about 5 different discs with a grit ranging from coarse to super...
04-20-09, 01:03 PM
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ok. now we are getting personal. I guess some...

ok. now we are getting personal. I guess some people can't debate someone elses ideas without getting personal. Ok sorry. I don't know anything about copper or anything for that matter. I'll just...
04-20-09, 10:55 AM
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copper is so bad that it's the only thing you can...

copper is so bad that it's the only thing you can put near new pressure treated wood, anything will be gone in months. I'm just saying that copper has been tested and is one material that can...
04-20-09, 09:53 AM
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Posted By hrjrkr

Even though copper roofs have lasted centuries on...

Even though copper roofs have lasted centuries on old buildings. Isn't that proof enough that it last?
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