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The ring inside flush supply connector looks inky black and stains.

I am sorry I don't know the terminology for the ring, is it O ring or seal ring, but whatever it is that stays between supply line plastic connector and the flush tank is totally black and when you...
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

I ended up getting sliding dimmers for the...

I ended up getting sliding dimmers for the bathroom and my son's room.
For bathroom I got these:

Leviton SureSlide 600-Watt Dimmer - White-R70-06631-1LW - The Home Depot...
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thank you Pulpo! Both of these are nearby...

Thank you Pulpo!
Both of these are nearby especially the LIC one, will call and check if they have anything different, if not I'll have to go with a motion sensing and see how well it works in...
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thanks Ray, That switch looks industrial! :)...

Thanks Ray,
That switch looks industrial! :) Thanks for sharing but I don't think they sell them anymore.
I am OK with motion sensing as long as it has a switch or override, don't want wife having...
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Hi fellow New Yorker, I thought about it, but...

Hi fellow New Yorker, I thought about it, but some of the switches are dual, does motion detector light work? I think it's best for bathroom (a little pricey but I guess it will do) but another...
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

I am looking for silent or quiet light switches, any suggestions?

Hi, I am looking for quiet(er) or completely silent light switches to replace our noisy Leviton type wide light switches.

I went to Home Depot, there is this:
Leviton Decora 15-Amp Single Pole...
01-10-11, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Initially I was going to wire a parallel system,...

Initially I was going to wire a parallel system, but then I decided to wait for the wireless when I get a chance.

When I decided to run a parallel stat I bought regular 2 lead wires.
Yesterday I...
11-09-10, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thank you Jay, I will keep you guys posted. I...

Thank you Jay, I will keep you guys posted.
I just hope the transmitter & receiver has a good range. :)
Thanks again for all your help.
11-08-10, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

120 => 24v a) (Do I get 20vA or 40vA?) b) I...

120 => 24v
a) (Do I get 20vA or 40vA?)
b) I did not see 24v in stock, they had tri-volt [Tri-volt electrical output of 8 VAC/10 VA, 16 VAC/10 VA or 24 VAC/20 VA] is this OK? I will just use the...
11-08-10, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Honeywell Thermostat Upgrade - from basic RTH1000 to YTH5320R1000 wireless

Hello folks,
Due to uneven room temperature and need for a more comfortable bedroom with a new baby on board, I decided to explore my options and have control of my heating from the room I am in.
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11-08-10, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thank you Furd, I had made a decision to go...

Thank you Furd,
I had made a decision to go with a parallel t-stat by tapping and running wires from the control board next to the boiler, but 50feet of wire was not enough, I had to go with 100...
11-01-10, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thanks Furd. I won't open a new topic just yet, I...

Thanks Furd. I won't open a new topic just yet, I don't want to occupy anyone's time until I decide to do the work.
Thanks again.
11-01-10, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Furd, thank you for the explanation. I have no...

Furd, thank you for the explanation.
I have no experience in plumbing or electric so I can't really play around with aquastat, unless there is a very easy dial to change the temperature. My whole...
10-29-10, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Furd, I totally agree that I need much better...

Furd, I totally agree that I need much better insulation in the bedroom, it is terrible, they did not put enough insulation on the ceiling (above it is a flat roof) therefore all the heat escapes...
10-29-10, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thanks Furd, I will try that, however my living...

Thanks Furd, I will try that, however my living room is so big that it takes long time to cool down & long time to heat, so by the time my living room (where my thermostat is) heats up to stop the...
10-29-10, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Tony, Thank you so much for coming back (to a 5...

Tony,
Thank you so much for coming back (to a 5 year old thread) and answer, this is the reason why I decided to post in this thread instead of starting a new one, which may have had crickets for...
10-28-10, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Can anyone help with the wiring? I just want to...

Can anyone help with the wiring? I just want to know how should I go about wiring the parallel thermostat. My current thermostat is in my living room, where my kitchen is, and the room remains warm...
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Anyway, they came all they did was stick a long...

Anyway, they came all they did was stick a long brush from the top and vacuum it from the bottom, it took less than 5 minutes. I don't think my flue was that dirty to begin with, being re-lined just...
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Hello, I just want to come back to this topic and...

Hello, I just want to come back to this topic and report that the same company who did the re-lining my chimney just called me back today and said that it is recommended that I get the chimney swept...
11-08-09, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

I wish they sold some metal aparatus that I could...

I wish they sold some metal aparatus that I could screw onto this that is shaped in a way that the airflow would be directed in certain direction like a very short duct. Ever side could be sealed...
11-06-09, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thanks. I will remove some tiles and check out...

Thanks. I will remove some tiles and check out what we can do.
Will post pictures for you.
11-06-09, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Adjusting or re-directing air flow in office A/C vent

Our office has one of the worst distribution of air flow among the vents, one would blast cold/hot air (depending on temp) while others would barely have any draft. When I asked the landlord to fix...
10-28-09, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

OK. This is gas dryer, I assume I should...

OK. This is gas dryer, I assume I should disconnect/turn off the gas before doing this..
What kind of lube do you suggest?
10-27-09, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Is there a service manual or something I can get?...

Is there a service manual or something I can get? It sounds complicated.
I actually have extended service contract with PC Richard and Son, but I think they may reject it due to lint occumulation.
10-27-09, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Ricardo Umbro

Thanks pugsl, model no is: Frigidaire GLGQ2152EE1

Thanks pugsl, model no is: Frigidaire GLGQ2152EE1
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