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03-25-13, 09:37 AM
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Where should the new filter go?

I am on a well, with lots of iron, very hard water, and a fair amount of sediment, including what I believe is undissolved iron "film". I currently have a cartridge filter before the Whirlpool water...
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Views: 1,214
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Unfortunately, moving the post to the angle...

Unfortunately, moving the post to the angle joints is not an option because a) one would be in a retaining wall, which does not have the necessary support to hold a post and b) the pier is already...
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Views: 1,214
Posted By chelly

Sorry my description wasn't clear. All day...

Sorry my description wasn't clear. All day working on the deck made me stupid by the time I wrote that. What I meant was that my joists terminate into my beam, instead of sitting on the beam and...
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deck framing question

I am expanding my deck. My beam is my header, so my the top of my joists are flush with my beam (doubled 2x12's). The corner is going to be a 45 deg. angle, about 5 feet long, instead of the...
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Views: 788
Posted By chelly

zone valves not closing

I have in floor radiant heat with 5 zones (plus DHW). I am having a problem with my zone valves sometimes not closing after the call for heat has ended. Not a big deal except when a different zone...
11-03-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By chelly

thanks

Thanks, you did give me some things to consider that I hadn't thought of. I just wasn't clear on what the Beckett heat manager does exactly and thought it might do what I was looking at, or maybe...
11-03-08, 07:49 AM
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Views: 810
Posted By chelly

bump

C'mon guys and gals, any takers out there?
11-01-08, 10:24 PM
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Views: 810
Posted By chelly

wasted heat?

I live in interior Alaska, where temps can get to -40, but we have barely broken 0 so far yet this year (early winter). I live in a 2 year old house with radiant floor heating, and an oil fired...
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Views: 9,875
Posted By chelly

Will do...thanks for the tip. Do you have any...

Will do...thanks for the tip. Do you have any thoughts on balancing the system?
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Views: 9,875
Posted By chelly

No P Trap

There is no P trap in the HRV system. The drains on each side (supply and return), connect to a common T via clear vinyl tubing, then a single clear vinyl tube runs to the stubbed out sewer pipe. ...
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Views: 9,875
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Yes! (I think)

Jay, you are a genius. To answer your questions, the unit is less than 2 years old, and I have pulled out the filters/core and cleaned them, which led me down a rabbit hole that I'll talk about in a...
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Views: 9,875
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My HRV smells like sewer!

I have a problem with my HRV that has me completely stumped. Moved into the house 6 months ago, and noticed from time to time that it smelled faintly like sewer gas inside. Made sure all the P...
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Views: 850
Posted By chelly

radiant heat system questions

I moved into this house (1 year old) six months ago, and I am encountering some strange things in the heating system. First, it seems that there is automotive antifreeze in the system, which I now...
08-13-07, 10:19 PM
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Views: 1,344
Posted By chelly

Unfortunately, the run is 110 feet long and 9...

Unfortunately, the run is 110 feet long and 9 feet down, so digging it up and starting over is not an option financially or time wise. I need another 25 feet to get to the power box at the house, so...
08-10-07, 04:52 AM
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Views: 1,344
Posted By chelly

next?

OK, two locators and 9 feet of digging later, I have found the end of the wire. Unfortunately, there is not enough to reach the house, so I am going to have to do an underground splice (still way to...
08-03-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By chelly

outdoor power

I am running buried power to my shed. (actually, it is already run, but the guy that built the house got side tracked and forgot to hook it up to the outside panel at the house before he buried the...
06-24-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By chelly

retrofit window

I am trying to install a vinyl sliding window in my partially finished shed. There are no windows frames in the shed, which has OSB up for sheating, but no siding. I know I will have to build a new...
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