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Purchase a Kilowatt meter and see exactly how...

Purchase a Kilowatt meter and see exactly how much it is using...
09-05-11, 09:15 AM
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Air sealing - no, that would be a double...

Air sealing - no, that would be a double vapor-barrier and will promote dampness/mold. R-12 indicates the foam board you plan to use is 2". The goal when using foam board is to remove all spaces/gaps...
03-20-10, 08:50 PM
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Just Bill has the right idea. Go to the following...

Just Bill has the right idea. Go to the following site and read the article 'RR-0202: Basement Insulation Systems'. For many it's an eye opener - including many contractors.
BSD-103: Understanding...
01-27-10, 07:30 PM
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Poisoned mole crawls out. Now you have poisoned...

Poisoned mole crawls out. Now you have poisoned whatever decides to feast on it. Leave the poison alone - ditto grub killer. Too many other creatures are impacted by poisons. I have been trying to...
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If you have a small floor heater position it on a...

If you have a small floor heater position it on a chair back pointed slightly up at the dispenser cavity. Set the heater to low heat and let it run until the line unfreezes - it will thaw. Make sure...
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I bet your water line is frozen inside the door....

I bet your water line is frozen inside the door. A known problem on some GE models. Seems the insulation gets wet (condensation) inside the door and the water line freezes. Take some weed eater line...
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My windows are low-e / argon filled and as a...

My windows are low-e / argon filled and as a result I cannot use the film-type of screen. I installed ez snap solar shades last summer and can verify they work as advertised. They mount outside your...
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Outside of the noises is the dispenser working OK?

Outside of the noises is the dispenser working OK?
11-08-09, 07:17 AM
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dbrucem2 is absolutely correct. Personally I...

dbrucem2 is absolutely correct. Personally I would never apply anything to the ground that might affect other creatures. I live on 18 acres and see mole sign all the time. I have tried every type of...
11-08-09, 06:31 AM
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If the dehumidifier is doing its job you should...

If the dehumidifier is doing its job you should not have a mold problem. Are your cold water pipes sweating? I recommend buying a humidity gage and measure the moisture level in your basement. You...
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Remove the space between the j & b in the model...

Remove the space between the j & b in the model number. I just Googled it and had numerous hits... j bs55w0k1ww to jbs55w0k1ww.
03-28-09, 06:18 AM
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I second Just Bill. I would go no less than 2" as...

I second Just Bill. I would go no less than 2" as this will serve as a vapor barrier also - however you still need to check your local codes if a vapor barrier is required. Make sure the top &...
03-15-09, 06:56 PM
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Might try checking your circuit breakers....

Might try checking your circuit breakers....
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Alot of GE side-by-sides have issues with their...

Alot of GE side-by-sides have issues with their main circuit board. I haven't the knowledge to tell you how to find out if that's your problem but in my case it was. I had a 'moaning' fan that some...
03-07-09, 05:22 PM
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My walls are 9' also. Many areas containing...

My walls are 9' also. Many areas containing wiring and some pipes. That's the beauty of spray foam -- it's a lot easier spraying tight areas than cutting foam. I purchased 1 set (2 individual tanks)....
03-06-09, 07:47 PM
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The Family Handyman idea would work well although...

The Family Handyman idea would work well although if you have I-joists it could be more difficult. Never use just pink batts in the rim-joist area (although it's common practice). Over time they can...
03-02-09, 09:53 AM
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fergda0 -- Is the water coming in under the...

fergda0 -- Is the water coming in under the garage door from blowing and/or pooling rain? If so a new door seal or door adjustment would probably do the job. If water is running toward the door it...
03-01-09, 10:55 AM
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If your basement is 40 degrees my guess is it is...

If your basement is 40 degrees my guess is it is not conditioned (heated / cooled). Unless you plan to do this insulation will not be much help and only serve to promote mold -- from water...
02-27-09, 05:22 PM
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Gbaird. I don't have an answer but it appears you...

Gbaird. I don't have an answer but it appears you are not getting any responses from the forum. Here is a geothermal forum that will probably have some suggestions.
Geothermal Heating & Air...
02-24-09, 05:09 PM
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My wife and I DIY'd 8" of blown in cellulose (90...

My wife and I DIY'd 8" of blown in cellulose (90 bales) on top of 7-8" of existing cellulose over 2000 sq. feet of attic. We waited until a cool weekend and had the machine & insulation delivered....
02-17-09, 07:13 PM
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Last fall I used a large 2-tank foam kit and...

Last fall I used a large 2-tank foam kit and sprayed over 200 feet of rim-joist. I felt it was quite easy. The key is preparation. I actually used only 2 nozzles and it would have been 1 but I choose...
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tigers27 - Glad you found the problem. Keep in...

tigers27 - Glad you found the problem. Keep in mind that it will probably freeze again. Ultimately (in my case anyway) I will probably have to purchase & install the heater because there is no way to...
02-14-09, 08:34 AM
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Vinyl Chain Link durability

We are looking at installing a 4' high chain link fence (~ 150' total). We are curious how durable the colored (I believe vinyl coated) chain link fences are. We are looking at white to better blend...
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Please visit the thread 'GE-Profile...

Please visit the thread 'GE-Profile Refrigerator-Water Dispenser'.
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Try running weed trimmer line up the nozzle and...

Try running weed trimmer line up the nozzle and see if there is a blockage. As I said the blockage was only 3-4 inches from the nozzle outlet in my case. I set a small (Vornado) heater on a chair...
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