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07-31-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By clancy

Not understanding how the water lines run in your...

Not understanding how the water lines run in your building. If there is one supply line per unit you can easily add your own flow meters. If not, then significant work is required.

Here is a...
07-19-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By clancy

Ok thanks. I will procrastinate until I have the...

Ok thanks. I will procrastinate until I have the patience to do it right.
07-18-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By clancy

cannot fix withou tape?

The repair looked good for a few months, then the crack appeared. I tried to repair it with a 3M product called Wall repair fiber reinforced compound, 1 step fill - no tape. The crack reappeared in...
07-18-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By clancy

Reoccurring drywall cracks

Had a large hole about 18 by 36 repaired a year go by someone else. I did not notice if he used any seam tape when he pieced in the replacement drywall. However, there is a crack line pretty much...
07-17-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By clancy

“Keep in mind the air filter does not filter the...

“Keep in mind the air filter does not filter the air you breath but only protects the furnace mechanism from large particulate debris like cat and dog hair. You do not need high priced filters for a...
07-04-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By clancy

Not sure I get how the Home Depot subfloor will...

Not sure I get how the Home Depot subfloor will eliminate the moisture. Why is the foundation wet?
06-19-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By clancy

Since when does a handyman have liability...

Since when does a handyman have liability insurance? If you expected a professional job you should have hired one. Not trying to be offensive just realistic. I’ve never thought a handyman would have...
05-25-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By clancy

To conclude, blower motor replaced and all is...

To conclude, blower motor replaced and all is good. The tech first replaced the capacitor as the old one did not read correctly. The motor did the usual, started and died after about 30 minutes. Then...
05-19-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By clancy

It is a 20 year old Bryant propane furnace and 10...

It is a 20 year old Bryant propane furnace and 10 year old Carrier AC system. Not so sophisticated. It has a four speed motor but only two speeds on the circuit board. Thermostat is basic as well....
05-18-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By clancy

How about one of...

How about one of...
05-18-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By clancy

Greater air flow means less humidity?

Trying to remember if I correctly understand what an AC tech said. I think he said the fan runs higher RPMs in cooling mode partially to remove more humidity. Is that correct? I see my furnace...
Replies: 17
Views: 319
Posted By clancy

Not looking to blame any specific contractor. If...

Not looking to blame any specific contractor. If moldy sheathing was removed and replaced would the person doing the work be wrong to ask if the cause of the mold had been addressed? Not a...
05-07-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By clancy

Kind of figured that..at least I will maybe find...

Kind of figured that..at least I will maybe find this service company is worthy of future business.
05-07-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By clancy

Tried the fan again today. Same thing, runs fine...

Tried the fan again today. Same thing, runs fine for about five minutes then just dies. This is with the fan switch set to the always on position with the A/C switch to on but the temp set to 80 so...
05-05-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By clancy

Yes, I have my concerns about the folks who will...

Yes, I have my concerns about the folks who will be sent. The warranty was for one year paid for by the seller and our deductible is $100. So if I can get them to replace the blower motor and...
05-05-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By clancy

After listening more closely to the motor...

After listening more closely to the motor laboring to start I’ve decided to leave it alone until the pro's arrive.
05-05-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By clancy

A/C blower motor dead

The blower motor for the A/C system has stopped working. It is part of the Bryant forced air propane furnace which is 20 years old. We have a service call initiated through our Home Buyers Warranty....
04-25-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By clancy

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/billzelman/ho...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/billzelman/hot-tubes-and-cool-tubes-winter-warm-air-recircula

The unit has a circulation fan with moving louvres. I also have a hot tube installed.
04-25-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By clancy

I understand the idea of the unit in the ceiling...

I understand the idea of the unit in the ceiling and the temperature sensor in the ceiling. However, the unit has a remote that has a “Follow me” function where it senses the temperature at the...
04-21-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By clancy

I thought that as well. I understand the temp at...

I thought that as well. I understand the temp at the ceiling is several degrees higher. But then why does the remote have a “follow me” position where it is supposed to regulate the unit's temp...
04-21-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By clancy

Is my mini split malfunctioning

I had a Carrier 18,000 Btu 20 Seer Carrier Single Zone Ductless Cassette Mini Split Heat Pump SystemModel: 38MAQB18R-3 - 40MBCQ18-3 - 40MBQB01C installed September 2018. I have been disappointed with...
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By clancy

It is the A/C I am concerned about

I understand sealing air leaks is the most important, in the attic, the crawl space and the ducting. Then insulation. My concern are the cooling ducts and the A/C evaporator unit in the attic. Would...
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By clancy

Attic venting from garage stairs

My attic is accessed by drop down folding stairs in my garage ceiling. Whenever I climb into the attic I feel a great cool breeze coming from the open garage door and being drawn up the attic stair...
04-01-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By clancy

No auto mastervalve. Just a manual shut off...

No auto mastervalve. Just a manual shut off before the first zone valve. So I should be good to do this.

Is there a way to easily trace where each zone's water lines are? There is one zone...
04-01-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By clancy

EI have three zones I want to use with the timer...

EI have three zones I want to use with the timer as a regular automated system. Then I have three more zones that were set up for shrubs and a such with drip watering. Two of these also have a...
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