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The drafts at from the chimney and the area...

The drafts at from the chimney and the area around where the exhaust goes through the wall to the outside.

The manual says nothing about insulation, but the insulation is just past the combustible...
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Good idea. But do you think that roxul...

Good idea. But do you think that roxul (fireproof) around a gas fireplace which is zero clearance should be safe? I think it would, but wonder about the heat buildup.
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Insulating around gas fireplace

I have just installed a gas fireplace in my old brick wood burning fireplace. We had to remove the front of the brick to fit it, and the new zero clearance Tureen Napolean gas fireplace sticks out...
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Posted By Feddar

The fixtures are very hard to reach. I'm not...

The fixtures are very hard to reach. I'm not sure I can do it. Does this kind of a change need an electrician?
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Posted By Feddar

Non IC rated fixtures with insulation

I am insulating my attic, and have found that my bathroom directly bellow the attic has recessed lighting in a non IC rated fixture. The fixture is surrounded by a metal box that is 3" away from the...
02-28-11, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Feddar

Cedar siding over cedar shingles

I have a cedar siding that is maybe 50-80 years old. It is worn, and black mostly. I am thinking of putting cedar siding over top of it using vertical strapping over the current siding, and the new...
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Posted By Feddar

Boiler during a power failure

I was wondering if I need to shut off the boiler during a power failure, or will the power failure cause the pump to not work, and therefore cause problems with the conduction of heat in the pipes.
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Posted By Feddar

The manual states: " Adjusting the bypass:...

The manual states:

"
Adjusting the bypass:
Starting with both balancing valves fully open, start the boiler. Adjust the balancing valve on the return to the system slowly to provide 120F (44C)...
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Last night the pressure went down to 0 psi while...

Last night the pressure went down to 0 psi while the temp went below the guage min.
http://s873.photobucket.com/albums/ab294/feddarr/?action=view&current=20100225BoilerMin.png

When things warmed...
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Posted By Feddar

Should I drain some water to reduce the pressure...

Should I drain some water to reduce the pressure a bit? I don't want to damage the system.
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Posted By Feddar

Both tank and boiler were isolated together. ...

Both tank and boiler were isolated together. This will make installing a new tank easy, right?

So far so good. The pressure is stable at 18 psi during the day. It is 10-12 overnight when the...
02-24-10, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Feddar

Thank you very much. I'll give it a try.

Thank you very much. I'll give it a try.
02-24-10, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Feddar

I see. The breaker handle says 15. I...

I see.

The breaker handle says 15.

I guess that would need to be changed.

Is the wire acceptable, or does a larger wire need to me run?
02-24-10, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Feddar

This is the drier DV339AEG/XAC DV339AEG/XAC...

This is the drier
DV339AEG/XAC DV339AEG/XAC Samsung - Dryers - Products Tasco Appliances Kitchen Cooking Laundry BBQ Ontario Canada...
02-24-10, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Feddar

The wire is NMD90. The wire has a black, red,...

The wire is NMD90.
The wire has a black, red, white, and a bare copper wire.

The panel is 125 amps.

There is another 120V plug for the washing machine.

So, do you think it is possible?
02-24-10, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Feddar

It is for a drier. There is no amp rating...

It is for a drier.

There is no amp rating written on the common trip breaker.
02-24-10, 05:27 AM
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Posted By Feddar

I understand now. I guess the same thing in...

I understand now.

I guess the same thing in the laundry room recepticle.

So, can I change the laundry room recepticle to a 240v plug?
02-24-10, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Feddar

I re-mapped the panel by turning them off and...

I re-mapped the panel by turning them off and finding out which outlets, etc belonged to which breaker. It seems that these double breakers belong to only one recepticle each.

Are you saying...
02-23-10, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Feddar

Double breaker question

Does a breaker that takes up two places on the panel mean that line is 240V?

I have five such 'double breakers'. One is for the stove, one for a lone plug in the laundry room, and three for lone...
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Posted By Feddar

Great! I did it. There was no water coming out...

Great! I did it.
There was no water coming out of the tank 'bicycle like' valve when I checked this time, so I continued:

There are valves to isolate the boiler's in and out, so I shut them....
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Posted By Feddar

Thank you so much. I will do this tonight when...

Thank you so much. I will do this tonight when the boiler normally goes down to 100F anyway.

btw, there was no spike in the pressure this am when the boiler rewarmed the house.
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Posted By Feddar

Update: Thanks for all the info. I ended up...

Update:

Thanks for all the info. I ended up calling a plumber, and they wanted $350 for the job. I decided to do it myself.

Just before I left to buy the supplies, I tried to inflate the...
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Posted By Feddar

Thanks. I'll see what I can do.

Thanks. I'll see what I can do.
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Views: 6,856
Posted By Feddar

OK. I thought I'd try... So, I buy one (30...

OK. I thought I'd try...

So, I buy one (30 or 50 L) from home depot?
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Posted By Feddar

Is there any way to recharge it?

Is there any way to recharge it?
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