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02-28-11, 05:44 PM
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Posted By yayarjt

i also have an old house, 1930. The foundation is...

i also have an old house, 1930. The foundation is block, w/ some sort of plaster that is flaking and falling off. The exposed block looks to be extremely rough and porous. Was thinking about dryloc...
02-05-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By yayarjt

bringin back an old thread... theres no...

bringin back an old thread...

theres no pressure reducing valve on my system, city water, could that be the problem? pressure too high?
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Views: 2,228
Posted By yayarjt

Fixing crumbling brick/mortar?

During a bedroom remodeling project, i exposed a section of my chimney in the bedroom closet. There are a few bricks and some mortar that is crumbling. I dont' think its enough to worry about the...
06-11-09, 06:59 AM
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Views: 989
Posted By yayarjt

What kind of PEX? PEX-A, B, C...?

Using a small section of PEX to connect 2 rooms w/ hot water baseboard. Never realized there were so many diff. types. What is the difference and what would work for my application?
Thanks
06-10-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,043
Posted By yayarjt

any idea on what kind of PEX to use? Never...

any idea on what kind of PEX to use?
Never realized there where so many different kinds and types.
06-06-09, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,043
Posted By yayarjt

i dont want to lower the heat in the rest of the...

i dont want to lower the heat in the rest of the house. its just that one room that has too many heaters.
06-05-09, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,043
Posted By yayarjt

used to do that, but its still too much heat for...

used to do that, but its still too much heat for that little room. In the process of remodeling the room anyway, so everything is already ripped apart down to the studs.
was planning on using the...
06-04-09, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,043
Posted By yayarjt

Using PEX for section of hotwater baseboard

My 2nd floor has one zone for 3 bedrooms, hot water baseboard. Master bedroom (12x12) has about 21' of heat on 2 walls (too much). I would like to cut that down to about 8', but it has to continue...
05-09-09, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By yayarjt

dont have a PRV, need to get one though... took...

dont have a PRV, need to get one though...
took the hose out, with the nozzle hooked right to the valve there is no pressure drop at all. when i put it back on the hose, there is still a small...
05-06-09, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By yayarjt

oh yeah sorry, city water. haven't noticed a...

oh yeah sorry, city water. haven't noticed a pressure drop w/ anything else in the house, the banging stops as soon as i stop spraying the hose so its not continuous. thanks
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Views: 1,732
Posted By yayarjt

can anyone point me in the right direction on how...

can anyone point me in the right direction on how to figure all that out? a link or something? thanks
05-04-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By yayarjt

Loss of pressure followed by knocking of pipes

Just recently discovered this...after about a minute of spraying my garden hose, pressure starts to drop slightly. Then after about another minute or 2, it starts to sputter real bad, and every pipe...
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Views: 1,732
Posted By yayarjt

Mixing Baseboard + Radiant

I currently have hot water baseboard heat all through my house. I would like to get rid of the ugly baseboards and replace w/ radiant. Doing this on the 2nd floor isn't an option as i can't get under...
02-01-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By yayarjt

doesn't bang when i turn it off anymore, just...

doesn't bang when i turn it off anymore, just when i turn things on. its at every water source (washer, kitchen, bathroom) not sure how else to explain it...
01-31-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By yayarjt

does it on all, washer in basement, kitchen sink,...

does it on all, washer in basement, kitchen sink, bathroom on 2nd floor, im pretty sure its done it since i moved in almost 2 years ago...
01-31-09, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By yayarjt

water hammer when turned on...?

Had some water hammer when i would turn the water on AND off. Added some arrestors that took care of when i would turn the water off, but it still does it when i turn the water on. Whats the problem?...
10-10-08, 05:55 AM
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Views: 1,859
Posted By yayarjt

water hammer arrestor diagram...?

I gotta bad case of water hammer in my 2nd floor bathroom. The closest place i have access to is a small space thats under the floor. Problem is, the water lines are all but touching the underside of...
09-19-08, 10:32 AM
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Views: 3,455
Posted By yayarjt

thought about that...what if i tap right on the...

thought about that...what if i tap right on the joint, where they overlap, double the thickness...??
09-19-08, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,455
Posted By yayarjt

Tapping copper for bleed valve?

My hot water baseboard heat has no bleeder valves, so any time i need to drain and refill the system, i have a hell of a time getting it all bled.
My question is...can i drill and tap into the...
09-08-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,669
Posted By yayarjt

Kinda what i had in mind. Just looking for a way...

Kinda what i had in mind. Just looking for a way to seperate the rooms into different zones.

As far as the dampers you speak of, i guess i don't understand what you mean.
And the convectors,...
09-08-08, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,669
Posted By yayarjt

No can do...one continous loop... As far as...

No can do...one continous loop...

As far as being too much work, house is already half torn apart, so a little more wont hurt.

I live in Pennsylvania.
09-05-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,669
Posted By yayarjt

Running PEX up an exterior wall...?

My house is heated w/ hot-water baseboard. My 2nd floor heat is one big loop, all rooms combined. Only using one room most of the time, i'd like to seperate the rooms to save on heating.
My plan was...
04-03-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,331
Posted By yayarjt

thick subfloor w/ radiant heat?

my tile floor in my kitchen has a somewhat thick subfloor, layered in areas to shim and level the floor. I want to put under-floor hotwater radiant heat but am worried that the thickness of the...
03-30-08, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By yayarjt

don't want to...other rooms in the house have...

don't want to...other rooms in the house have already been redone, don't feel like dealing w/ the cracked plaster everywhere and having to redo everything again.
03-29-08, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By yayarjt

sagging floor in kitchen, help

getting ready to put new cabinets in my kitchen. the floor is quite unlevel and sagging towards the middle of the house. the floor drops a full inch from one end of cabinets to the other end. jacking...
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