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Posted By shaun4912

Are you sure that while the thermostats are off...

Are you sure that while the thermostats are off the fan is also off? Only reason I ask is I recently had a new Heat pump / Gas furnace installed and I purposely set the fan to always be on. This is...
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Posted By shaun4912

That sounds like a good plan. I will be cutting...

That sounds like a good plan. I will be cutting the duct this weekend.
Thanks!
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Posted By shaun4912

Yes this is a supply line and the closest...

Yes this is a supply line and the closest connection currently is about 20" from the end of the duct. If I cut the line it would now be approx 6" from the next connection.
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Posted By shaun4912

My only concern involved throwing off the balance...

My only concern involved throwing off the balance of the system if I went ahead and reduced the duct. I have spoken with some HVAC workers who said they carefully engineer the ducting to be most...
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Posted By shaun4912

Reduce Ductwork

Hello,

I am currently in the process of finishing my basement and I was looking to see if I could safely remove the last 12" of duct from a soffit which I will be framing. Normally I would extend...
03-16-15, 07:03 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

In our previous house we had a similar situation...

In our previous house we had a similar situation where the sun shining on the front door which also had a fullview glass storm door in front of it caused it to literally bake. On the days of full sun...
02-12-15, 12:54 PM
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Posted By shaun4912

The furnace was just installed 6 months ago and...

The furnace was just installed 6 months ago and it is properly sized for the house including the basement. I went with the hybrid method because I wanted to hedge my bets with regard to the market...
02-12-15, 11:14 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

The house has a hybrid (my term) heating system...

The house has a hybrid (my term) heating system where if the outside air is 25 degrees+ it's heated off of a heat pump and below 25 degrees its a natural gas furnace. The electric heat expense...
02-12-15, 10:24 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

How to heat my basement

I am currently in the process of finishing my basement and while I am still in the framing stage I am now thinking ahead to how I will heat the room. When the house was built the builder had a couple...
01-27-15, 11:27 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

Good question regarding the air transfer and...

Good question regarding the air transfer and while I called it a utility room I probably shouldn't call it that since it leads a utility / storage area which is approx 400 sq ft with good air flow.
01-27-15, 09:06 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

Another question to ask is what will be the...

Another question to ask is what will be the purpose of the door. In my basement I will be using hollow core doors for the closets but solid doors for the main entranceway (which will be used much...
10-17-09, 07:47 PM
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Posted By shaun4912

Thanks for everyone's assistance - I look forward...

Thanks for everyone's assistance - I look forward to getting started shortly and still find this to be the most helpful DIY site!:)
10-13-09, 08:55 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

Good info - I think I will put down 3/8 plywood...

Good info - I think I will put down 3/8 plywood and then the DITRA on top of that. I would hate to finish the project only to be worrying about flexing!
10-06-09, 07:01 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

Thanks for the reply. The unsupported span is 10'...

Thanks for the reply. The unsupported span is 10' and it's square edge plywood. Realizing it was meeting the bare minimum for requirements I wanted to see if moving up to the Ditra-XL would give me...
10-05-09, 01:27 PM
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Posted By shaun4912

Ditra in place of plywood?

Hello,

I am looking to install some new 12X12 tile in my backhall (approx 65 sq ft). Once all old flooring is removed I will be left with 5/8" Plywood subfloor situated on 2x10 joints spaced at...
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Posted By shaun4912

Thanks for your response! I looked at the various...

Thanks for your response! I looked at the various moldings Lowes had online (didn't realize they carried that much online) and have decided upon using a base cap molding that will fit in perfectly.
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Posted By shaun4912

Shadow Box Mouldings

Hello,

I am looking to add some shadow box mouldings in a room of my house but after looking at some big box stores it doesn't appear that any of the mouldings they carry are suited for the shadow...
06-06-08, 10:09 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

A/C Water Leaking

Hello I have a central air unit with the evaporator coil inside my electric furnace. I have a problem which has plagued me since moving into the house and despite trying many remedies nothing has...
04-30-08, 07:42 PM
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Posted By shaun4912

Is this trim available in a pre-formed fashion or...

Is this trim available in a pre-formed fashion or must all pieces be custom made for each window?
04-30-08, 09:20 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

While on this subject how exactly does one go...

While on this subject how exactly does one go about cladding the outside of the window? Are their preformed pieces you can buy or does everything have to be custom made? Also, is it possible to...
04-15-08, 06:38 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

Great info - I appreciate it all. I will take off...

Great info - I appreciate it all. I will take off a storm window to further explore the setup.

One last question is this. Now that I have the exact measurements of the window many people have...
04-14-08, 07:27 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

Good to know because after looking at many...

Good to know because after looking at many examples of how to measure for windows all show the interior stop nicely nailed over the casing so that when taken off you have full access. No where have I...
04-14-08, 04:06 AM
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Posted By shaun4912

Thanks for the response. Looking at the specs I...

Thanks for the response. Looking at the specs I can see that the actual window ordered will be slightly smaller than the RO. My concern is that with both stops removed I still can't get a true...
04-13-08, 07:36 PM
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Posted By shaun4912

Hello, I just completed the exact same...

Hello,

I just completed the exact same project 2 months ago after refinishing the basement and here is what I did.
- Purchased a 30" french door slab for the top of the stairs from big box store...
04-13-08, 07:24 PM
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Posted By shaun4912

Another Replacement Window Size Issue

Hello,

I am in the process of measuring for new replacement windows and have run into a puzzling situation. Background info: I will be replacing 13 original double hung wooden windows from a house...
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