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Posted By lzhang

Definitely a low pitch roof. But not that low....

Definitely a low pitch roof. But not that low. Might be a shooting angle. Somebody said such roof should not be covered by regular shigles, but a whole pieace material. Digging a hole at the bedroom...
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Posted By lzhang

Here is the image. Not sure why it could not be...

Here is the image. Not sure why it could not be displayed here. Pls click the link.

http://img842.imageshack.us/i/roofing.jpg/
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07-24-10, 08:49 AM
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Posted By lzhang

Thanks again, Marc We will talk to the...

Thanks again, Marc We will talk to the electrician.
07-23-10, 06:00 PM
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Posted By lzhang

Is that possible that it depends on if the...

Is that possible that it depends on if the electric supply company will make that 200 amps of service available to us?
Or now any reasonable size residential house across the country should be able...
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Posted By lzhang

Check if you have tall trees around the house....

Check if you have tall trees around the house. Sometimes, you have rotten leaves clogged there.
I would say so especially when you did NOT have the issue right after the installation.
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Posted By lzhang

Why don't try this first?

Why don't try this first?
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Posted By lzhang

Do I have to repair the roof?

A 45 year house in NJ. It has 2 stories if you look from the backyard, but one story from the front. Therefore, the back roof has a low pitch. A recent check up found that due to years of snow load,...
07-23-10, 07:39 AM
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Posted By lzhang

Thanks, Marc, No electric water heater or...

Thanks, Marc,

No electric water heater or dryer. No heat pool, no spa. We will certainly hire an electrician to do that. Thank you all.
07-22-10, 11:11 AM
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Posted By lzhang

Just assume we're going to have a party and have...

Just assume we're going to have a party and have all lights on and 2 heaters on, cooking..... Think township will not force house owners to upgrade, as they inspected the subpanel (for heaters...
07-22-10, 10:20 AM
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Posted By lzhang

When do I need a 200amp service panel?

House in NJ. 2400 sq ft, 4 beds, 2 and half baths with 2 car garage, electric baseboard in 2 extended rooms, central AC, electric stove and big microwave. Thanks.
07-21-10, 01:15 PM
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Posted By lzhang

Do I need to upgrade service?

We are buying a 2 story house in NJ with 2 car garage, about 2,300 sq ft, 4 beds, 2 and half baths. It is installed with central AC, regular SS appliances, but a big microwave oven over an electric...
05-03-09, 06:59 PM
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Posted By lzhang

Thumbs up Thanks a lot. I will get the book.

Thanks a lot. I will get the book.
05-03-09, 01:25 PM
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Views: 1,297
Posted By lzhang

Circuit Load calculation?

Wish to finish the basement. Township asks what is the total load for each circuit.

I know we should have no more than 80% capacity of each line. But how to estimate the receptacles' capacity....
05-02-09, 08:50 PM
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Posted By lzhang

sewage pump system??

Trying to add a full bathroom with a stall shower in basement.
Township is asking to provide:

1. Specs on the pump system
2. What size is shower
3. Specs on shower valve

I intend to use this...
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Posted By lzhang

Thumbs up Thank you all for your input. No basement. The...

Thank you all for your input. No basement. The furnace is in a little closet with limited space around. It might be tough to thuroughly clean the area. I will try different means.
Thanks again.
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Posted By lzhang

How to remove oil stain around oil furnace?

Oil spilled out while replacing the furnace. How to get rid of it and its odor? Thanks in advance. That's basically heating oil.

:wall:
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Posted By lzhang

I managed to push the whole damper up. But unable...

I managed to push the whole damper up. But unable to locate the position of the fusible link. I will probably end up by calling in a plumber.
Thank you.
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Posted By lzhang

Thanks again. I would check that.

Thanks again. I would check that.
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Posted By lzhang

Thumbs up Thank you, airman. I tried to push it up, but it...

Thank you, airman. I tried to push it up, but it still could not open. the whole thing lies hotizontally over the ceiling. I do not see fusible linke yet. How it looks like? Does HD sell it?
Any...
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Posted By lzhang

The damper looks like a folded door that...

The damper looks like a folded door that completed slided closed over the main hole leading to different rooms. Not sure if I can remove the whole thing if I could not slide it open.
I notice there...
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Posted By lzhang

How to open a fire damper?

We have almost no air flow in all the registers.
After cutting a hole in the duct between the ceiling and the furnace, I noticed the fire damper was closed. I tried to push in in either directions,...
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Posted By lzhang

Thumbs up you are right. We should replace it with a real...

you are right. We should replace it with a real sump pump.

What about this?
http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=47774-48284-57667-LWS1&lpage=none

Thank you all.
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Posted By lzhang

Is this a sump pump?

My friend bought a new pump, very similar like this:
http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=178295-335-RES&lpage=none

We placed into the pit in the basement. The pit is...
06-29-08, 04:32 PM
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Posted By lzhang

This is the most often heard "kids get leukemia"....

This is the most often heard "kids get leukemia". Though not proven and we do not have young kids, better not to take the risk. Thank you all for your reply.:thumbup:
06-29-08, 09:59 AM
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Posted By lzhang

Does high voltage power line affect nearby houses?

We are buying a house that is not too far from a high voltage power line. Some people say it is hazardous to live in houses like that because of the electric field and other aspect we do not know. It...
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