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09-02-18, 08:37 PM
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Question Protecting AC pipe insulation from strimmer

Our gardeners keep accidentally strimming off the pipe insulation around my condenser. Can anyone recommend something to put around the insulation to protect it? Would something like gorilla tape be...
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Views: 353
Posted By inforr

Question Sealing ends of garage door seal

I am replacing the bottom garage door seals as mice have been nibbling at the ends. This time I will put a rubber threshold down to provide a better seal but wondered is there any way to seal the...
07-30-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By inforr

Thanks for all the responses! Unfortunately...

Thanks for all the responses!

Unfortunately my job requires me to travel otherwise I would happily do all the snowblowing myself.

Here is a picture that hopefully helps illustrate this better....
07-29-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By inforr

Protecting ground from snow plow

I live in the northeast and am thinking ahead into snow season and how I can do more to protect the ground from damage.

I have a L shaped drive with the tall part of the L running down a steep...
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Views: 478
Posted By inforr

Help with adjusting blower time delay

I recently had both my air handlers in my house replaced with AirEase BCS2 units connected to Aquecoil units. I have noticed the time delay from when there is a call for heat to when the blower...
09-07-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,427
Posted By inforr

Thanks Airman - what did you mean?

Thanks Airman - what did you mean?
09-07-15, 07:36 PM
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Views: 5,427
Posted By inforr

Reading the literature...

Reading the literature (http://www.dynesic.com/#!product-page/c6np/b000c147-1df9-a03d-aa78-0c250c8ddfd0) it says it works in standing water - is that not advisable?

Sounds like a task to perform...
09-07-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,427
Posted By inforr

Thanks @Houston204 - that PANSEAL stuff looks...

Thanks @Houston204 - that PANSEAL stuff looks interesting. Is it as easy as it looks? How do the burst seal bags work?

Who would I go to in order to get a stainless steel one made?
09-07-15, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,427
Posted By inforr

The official name for the part is drain pan so I...

The official name for the part is drain pan so I believe this is where the condensate collects and then drains out through the condensate line.

Is there a good place to purchase a replacement one?...
09-07-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,427
Posted By inforr

Rust-proofing an A/C drip pan

I have a FirstCo blower unit for my HVAC and unfortunately the drip pans they make are made of steel so they rust after a few years and then start to leak. They have started making plastic ones but...
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Views: 810
Posted By inforr

Thanks - the deck is new and the decking is...

Thanks - the deck is new and the decking is composite (Azek) so assume that makes no difference.

I do have one of those telescoping ladders so that will prevent any slipping.
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Views: 810
Posted By inforr

Using a ladder on raised deck

I need to change a security light that covers a raised deck. Is it safe to use a ladder on the deck? I'm wondering if the pressure from the ladder feet could split/break one of the decking panels.
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Posted By inforr

Painting deck posts (new and stained)

Hi,

I have had some work done to my deck and some of the wood posts are new and the old wood stained (see below). As the deck has white railings I was thinking of painting the posts white to...
04-05-14, 04:58 PM
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Views: 3,929
Posted By inforr

Worked perfect - thanks again! I didn't...

Worked perfect - thanks again!

I didn't realize twin switches came with a single common so I didn't need a wire nut to tie B5,B7,B9 - I just wired B5 straight into the twin switch.
04-04-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,929
Posted By inforr

Thanks for the quick response. You...

Thanks for the quick response.

You mentioned Cable 2 twice, I assume you meant Cable 1 goes to the fan/light combo not Cable 2?

I checked the cables with detector and Cable 2 is HOT with the...
04-04-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,929
Posted By inforr

Question Seperate Bath Light/Fan switch into 2 separate switches

Hi,

I know this has been asked multiple times but I can't seem work out how to do this for my set up and whether it is possible.

I have a switch operating the bath fan and light and wish to...
06-14-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,344
Posted By inforr

Question Water seepage through concrete wall

With the recent rain I noticed some water seepage through the concrete wall in my basement (as below). It seems to have come from the corner rather than trickle down from ground level.

This...
05-16-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By inforr

Thanks guys. The reason I am interested is I...

Thanks guys.

The reason I am interested is I don't have an irrigation system at present. Looking to get one installed but have just spent a bit fixing the well pump etc. I was wondering if this...
05-16-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By inforr

Question Lawn water-saving treatment

I received an email from my lawn care company offering a treatment that reduces the need to water (Quote below). What treatment could it be? Does it work?
05-14-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,952
Posted By inforr

Phew - I managed to find a replacement at my...

Phew - I managed to find a replacement at my local plumbing supplies store. Problem solved!

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05-09-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,952
Posted By inforr

Hi Furd, No luck contacting ABP so I may be...

Hi Furd,

No luck contacting ABP so I may be out of luck trying to find a replacement vacuum breaker.

So I will need to replace the faucet which shouldn't be a big deal.

What should I look...
05-05-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,952
Posted By inforr

Hi PJmax, Sorry here's a better view with...

Hi PJmax,

Sorry here's a better view with the replacement handle attached.

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Are the nuts a standard size?

That's a pain about the vacuum breaker. Is there a way to cap it and then...
05-05-13, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,952
Posted By inforr

Problems repairing outdoor faucet

Hi everyone,

I am having trouble repairing an outdoor faucet. There are 2 things wrong.

1. Vacuum breaker is broken
Water is spewing out of the top of the faucet even if I tighten the vacuum...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By inforr

Thanks PJMax. I've managed to film what...

Thanks PJMax.

I've managed to film what happens. There is no sound when the pump appears to stop - so assume it is the thermal cutout? Ignore the sounds on the video as that will be the furnace...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By inforr

Sorry for the delay. The issue seemed to go away...

Sorry for the delay. The issue seemed to go away for a while but now I have guests staying the issue has returned (linked to more demand for water).

GregH,

Yes - as you describe. Pressure drops...
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