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10-03-20, 04:22 AM
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Kitchen sink piping help

Hi

I have remodeled our kitchen and now at the stage of getting the waste pipes installed. Below are pictures of how the old pipes were run. Basically 1 1/2" pipe dropped down through floor in...
10-14-15, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,102
Posted By bmwjazzmt

But there already is a jack stud behind it? ...

But there already is a jack stud behind it? Thats what the current windows are nailed to.
10-14-15, 07:32 AM
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

The "subcasing" that you're referring to is...

The "subcasing" that you're referring to is actually attached/integrated with the 3-wide double hung unit. This subcasing frames the entire 3-wide double hung and serves as the wood flange that...
10-14-15, 03:30 AM
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

57385 This is a picture of the left side of my...

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This is a picture of the left side of my 3-wide double hung unit with exterior trim removed. There is a storm window attached to the frame of my double hung. You can see this wooden frame...
10-13-15, 07:32 AM
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

Does anyone have any advice on removal and...

Does anyone have any advice on removal and install
On these types of windows. Is it the norm to have to add plywood sheathing to the perimeter of the window as it wasn't there before
10-12-15, 12:35 AM
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

Window is actually not nailed through the jambs...

Window is actually not nailed through the jambs to the jack studs. There are weight pockets on either side prohibiting that. Behind the exterior trim are the wood nailing flanges. Has anyone done a...
10-11-15, 12:59 PM
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Views: 2,102
Posted By bmwjazzmt

Removal of old 3-wide double hung window with sash weights

Does anyone have experience with removal of these old wood windows. It appears that they are nailed in via a wooden flange that is about 3-4" wide. That flange is nailed directly to the studs. But...
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Views: 4,651
Posted By bmwjazzmt

We want to make the basement livable space, with...

We want to make the basement livable space, with separate heating zone in the basement. Also, headroom is an issue so raising the boiler supply and return lines into the joist bays would help. What...
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Views: 4,651
Posted By bmwjazzmt

You can see my response and the pic from the...

You can see my response and the pic from the other post. I saw from another discussion that the spacing between the tee's is important and the reduction in size as the main pipe run branches at the...
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Views: 4,651
Posted By bmwjazzmt

Home was built in 1921 pretty sure this used to...

Home was built in 1921
pretty sure this used to be oil heated hot water system. This pic is the return side of the boiler
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

Would I be able to change the existing steel...

Would I be able to change the existing steel pipes to copper that supply the CI rads? In the basement these pipes reduce headroom quite a bit. I had an HVAC guy come over and tell me that changing...
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Views: 4,651
Posted By bmwjazzmt

I have done a heat loss calc for the basement...

I have done a heat loss calc for the basement zone. Is this all that I need to do to make sure 3/4" for basement will be okay? Heat loss for the whole space was about 23000btu/hr.
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

But I should be able to reduce to 3/4" for the...

But I should be able to reduce to 3/4" for the new basement zone, correct?
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

55695 55693 The boiler supply is 1-1/4"...

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The boiler supply is 1-1/4" as you can see from the picture. It tees off to a larger galv. steel pipe (1"-2") that heads to the radiators upstairs. The circulator pipes are around...
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

I would most likely go the zone valve route w/...

I would most likely go the zone valve route w/ two thermostats and two zone valves and control box. My dilemma is the pipe size. Currently at the boiler there is 1-1/4" copper. I would want to...
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Views: 4,651
Posted By bmwjazzmt

So I have a single loop with tees and one...

So I have a single loop with tees and one thermostat. Is it just a matter of installing a tee below the existing loop with zone valves between new tee and old tee?
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Posted By bmwjazzmt

I can not seem to upload a picture, it says...

I can not seem to upload a picture, it says upload failed. I can try to explain my system. Copper supply from boiler tees off to two copper pipes then continues on as galv steel that feeds cast...
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Views: 4,651
Posted By bmwjazzmt

Want to add on basement zone to existing hot water boiler

I'd like to add some hot water baseboards to my basement which is currently not heated. All the cast iron radiators are on the main level.

How would I go about adding a zone for the basement. I...
04-05-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By bmwjazzmt

Would I just rent a jackhammer and start...

Would I just rent a jackhammer and start demolition? Obviously I would have to mark all utilities and pipes and stay away from the foundation with the jackhammer. What other risk factors are...
04-03-15, 10:37 PM
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Views: 2,474
Posted By bmwjazzmt

House was built in 1921. Major heaving and...

House was built in 1921. Major heaving and cracking with existing floor. Floor is about 3-4" thick. Another 8 inches would have to be dug out for the gravel and concrete. 3 windows that open as...
04-03-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By bmwjazzmt

replacing basement concrete floor

I am just wondering how much it would be to replace concrete floor in basement. I just got a rough estimate of 30000 for 1000 sqft. This seems high to me. What are other people paying for this...
03-28-15, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By bmwjazzmt

They probably look different because we recently...

They probably look different because we recently remodeled that room and took off all the trim and window molding. Since we were planning on new windows we never put the trim back up. Each window...
03-27-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By bmwjazzmt

Basically I was thinking you would cut out the...

Basically I was thinking you would cut out the middle sections with a recip saw and then installing 2x4 where the weights were. The outside mullions would have to come off and cut to size as well as...
03-27-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By bmwjazzmt

window pics

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1Qb2fTb77BdZ3FUU2Rqd29NUEE/edit?usp=docslist_api
03-27-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By bmwjazzmt

window pics

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1Qb2fTb77BdX20yZ2JPQmRYdmc/edit?usp=docslist_api
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