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Posted By Gwenavier

Bathroom Ceiling Paint

About a month ago I used Sherwin Williams Brilliance, high performance ceiling paint - Flat Interior Acrylic Latex on my bathroom ceiling with a shower that gets used twice a day.

My bathroom...
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Posted By Gwenavier

Yes, the circulator and pipe below and above are...

Yes, the circulator and pipe below and above are hot all of the time.

See new pictures with discriptions below the pics:
http://s482.photobucket.com/albums/rr186/hogv8/Boiler%20Pics/

Left Zone...
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Posted By Gwenavier

I believe I have one circulator attached to...

I believe I have one circulator attached to boiler and have 3 zone valves. Here are pictures you requested.

http://s482.photobucket.com/albums/rr186/hogv8/Boiler%20Pics/

Neither Amtrol Hot...
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Posted By Gwenavier

http://i482.photobucket.com/albums/rr186/hogv8/boi...

http://i482.photobucket.com/albums/rr186/hogv8/boiler.jpg

Thank you Grady for pointing out I have a separate Transformer and relay from my High limit switch. (You are a very smart man.)

My...
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Posted By Gwenavier

Weil-McLain gas, induced draft Boiler aquastat

I have a Weil-McLain CGI-3 Residential Gas-Fired, Induced-draft. Boiler with a Honeywell L4080 b 1386 Aquastat from the factory. (L4080 replaced the older L8148) We are in a summertime setting.
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12-09-07, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Gwenavier

Let's assume there is no internal heat loss from...

Let's assume there is no internal heat loss from poorly insulated area by the eves. Lets assume that there is no heat loss from the chase and it is sealed very well. The chimney flue is at least 8...
12-08-07, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Gwenavier

The icicles mostly form on the eves only on the...

The icicles mostly form on the eves only on the south side of house where the flue is. Ice also builds up in the one valley of the roof where the flue is five foot away, on the south side of the...
12-07-07, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Gwenavier

Insulating Furnace Flue in Attic

I have a huge icicle problem in the winter and it is not because I do not have enough insulation in my attic or roof vents. My boiler / furnace has the exhaust flue pipe going straight up thru the...
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Posted By Gwenavier

Update to my problem Turned out to be a bad...

Update to my problem
Turned out to be a bad well pump.
07-10-07, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Gwenavier

Let me re-phrase my question. Let's suppose the...

Let me re-phrase my question.
Let's suppose the 2 x 6's are smooth. This house is 6 years old.. Lets assume the studs are a perfect 16" on center.
The exterior is vinyl siding and plywood and the...
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Posted By Gwenavier

Direct Vent Wall Furnace

I have a small Direct Vent Wall furnace in my garage. I use this furnace occasionally between December and March. In the summer months can I shut the propane off to the unit? I heard you should...
07-08-07, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Gwenavier

Window r/o size for in between studs

I wish to install a long narrow fixed, rectangular, Flexiframe window from Andersen. I wish to install this in between the two existing studs, which are 16 inches on center. Are all studs...
02-07-07, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Gwenavier

Do I need to size my walls first?

Do I need do seize my wall first?

The wall has been previously primed and painted then has a glazed finish on top. Installing Solid Vinyl Wallpaper.

I will be sanding the wall slightly to...
10-30-06, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Gwenavier

Dove Vinyl Windows

Has anyone had anyone used the Dove Brand of Vinyl Windows?

I currently have Wood interior and Vinyl Exterior. I live where it has gone down to -20 below in the winter.

I wish to do a new...
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Posted By Gwenavier

We are only drawing 4 gallons of water. So pump...

We are only drawing 4 gallons of water. So pump took 25 seconds to pump 4 gallons. Even though the Well-x-trol is a 20 gal tank.

Proper draw should be 5 gal at the 40-60 pressure setting per...
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Posted By Gwenavier

Let me rephrase the question. You can paint...

Let me rephrase the question. You can paint latex on top of oil based but you can not paint oil-base on top of latex is what Home Depot is telling me.

Latex is already on the deck from 8 years...
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Posted By Gwenavier

Behr Solid Latex Stain and Oil Based Primer

Previous owner used Behr Exterior Solid latex stain on the Deck and railing 8 years ago. The paint has now blistered up in quite a few places. I love the color and wish to re-stain it with the same...
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Posted By Gwenavier

Dear Mr. Taylor, You are so smart. The...

Dear Mr. Taylor,
You are so smart. The plumber came over and got all of the water out of the holding tank. Works great now. Apparently we didn't drain it completely.

I did another test...
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Posted By Gwenavier

20- 25 seconds

20- 25 seconds
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Posted By Gwenavier

Losing water pressure dilemma

House is 8 years old. We moved in 2 years ago and had been trouble free.
Have Well-x-trol Model 202 20gal holding tank.
Well is drilled, with the pump inside the casing.

This past March 1st...
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Posted By Gwenavier

What is the best gutter for Northern climate with Trees?

We took down our 6 year old gutters for the winter because they fill up with ice, expand and warp all out of porportion.

We wish to install a new gutter system. There are so many out there. ...
08-20-04, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Gwenavier

Should Furnace Chimney be insulated?

The whole house is heated with hot water and a boiler. The boiler/furnace has a chimney that goes up, through the attic and through the roof.
We live where it gets -10 below at times and have very...
08-10-04, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Gwenavier

I can't decide between the Williams or the Empire...

I can't decide between the Williams or the Empire Heater. Which one of these companies will have replacement parts readily available?

I am leaning towards the Williams because it is $300 cheaper...
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Posted By Gwenavier

We have purchased high output fixtures for our...

We have purchased high output fixtures for our sub zero temperatures. Yes, the insualted garage will be heated on occasion in the winter.

Where can you purchase the NM cable? What does NM...
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Posted By Gwenavier

New Shop lights in garage. Do wires need to be covered?

Have installed a new 8' long florescent light fixture in my home garage. We used the existing light bulb fixture/junction box in the ceiling to tap into for power.

The new shop light fixture...
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