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07-18-19, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Learn4necessity

The

A couple of DEALERS and several websites have said the new air conditioners typically last about 12 years. Ssems short to me but that is what several sources have said.

yes it to replace an old...
07-17-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By Learn4necessity

Im also in ontario and looking for a replacement...

Im also in ontario and looking for a replacement air conditioner.

I am experiencing the same issue regarding sizing. The contractor tells you what size they recomend, without doing any...
07-16-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Learn4necessity

Either way it's don't a great job! Apparently...

Either way it's don't a great job! Apparently the new air conditioners are expected to last about 12 years.
07-15-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Learn4necessity

Best makers of evap coil, condensor coil, compressor, condensor for central AC?

I recently asked here who made the most reliable central air condioning systems. My laypersons research shows many of the main parts of many of the central air condioning systems actually come from a...
07-15-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Learn4necessity

Thatvwas the entire model number on the stamped...

Thatvwas the entire model number on the stamped label.

I think it's a 28000 btu air conditioner.

wow 1980! Thought it was about 25 years old. They sure dont build them like theynjsed too.
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07-15-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Learn4necessity

I suspect there is a refrigerant leak in the...

I suspect there is a refrigerant leak in the system, its r22 and maybe as old as 39 years, although i suspect its about 25 years old. No sense fixing it. I was a former apprentice locomotive...
07-12-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Learn4necessity

It seems to be very difficult to determine who is...

It seems to be very difficult to determine who is a good installer and pays attention to details and which brands of central air conditioners are reliable and provide good value.
07-12-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Learn4necessity

How many tons is my old comfort aire cental air conditoner?

The model number is QCE28-1
the serial number is 28804 133696

ive looked on the internet and cant find anything definite.

a parts supplier shows it might be a 2 and 1/2 ton unit.

thoughts?
07-07-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Learn4necessity

Your recommendations for brands for Central Air Conditioner

Im looking to replace our old comfort aire central air conditioner. Im In Toronto Canada, we do get hot humid summers.

Any recommendations for brands of reliable central air conditioners that...
07-07-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Learn4necessity

Is Luxaire made by York? I have heard York isnt...

Is Luxaire made by York? I have heard York isnt one of the better brands.
07-07-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Learn4necessity

Should i replace furnace with air conditioner?

The 20 year + comfort aire central air conditioner in my home is about to give up.

I expect to replace rather than repair it due to its age.

The question is, do readers here recommend I also...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-24-18, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Learn4necessity

Casual Joe. Im in toronto. The cost here for...

Casual Joe. Im in toronto. The cost here for that tank is $716.00 plus 13% tax, =$809.
Forum: Water Heaters
12-19-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Learn4necessity

Thanks. variable could also be how it was...

Thanks.

variable could also be how it was moved by previous owner, ie laid on its side.

but will buy it tomorrow.
Forum: Water Heaters
12-19-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Learn4necessity

New cost with tax is about $800. I can buy this...

New cost with tax is about $800. I can buy this one for $425 and rheems SAYS they will provide full 9 year warranty.

contractor will install it.

guess I will take the risk.......fingers...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-18-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Learn4necessity

Advice needed, buying a water heater privately.

I want to buy a rheem performance plus 40 gallon gas water heater privately.

It has never been installed, but was built in april 2014.

I gave rheem the serial number and they say they will...
12-16-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By Learn4necessity

If you are still reading, I have a suggestion,...

If you are still reading, I have a suggestion, ive done this work in my rentals.
12-16-18, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Learn4necessity

Before installing tiles, check for curvature. ...

Before installing tiles, check for curvature.

take 2 tiles. Place them back to back with the finished sides against each other.

look for gaps between the tiles. Try rocking the tiles against...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-16-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Learn4necessity

There are other accesses to the registration page...

There are other accesses to the registration page that I can use, but that particular one wont open.

you make a good point....registering the tank won't necessarily mean rheem will service it...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-15-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Learn4necessity

I visited that link on 2 different...

I visited that link on 2 different computers....the link wouldn't open.

are you saying that I just register as a homeowner?

do I have to have an original receipt?
do I have to have bought the...
12-15-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Learn4necessity

I have used thinset to level smaller areas, but...

I have used thinset to level smaller areas, but not more than about 1/4" deep and I add a latex bonder to the thinset.

you must completely remove the thinset on the floor. If you dont, the tiles...
12-15-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Learn4necessity

I should add that I ONLY use 10mm poreclain tiles...

I should add that I ONLY use 10mm poreclain tiles on floors. They are much stronger than ceramic tiles.
12-15-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Learn4necessity

Im not a professional tiler but ive tiled many...

Im not a professional tiler but ive tiled many floors and have never ever had a tile crack or pop, even in rental properties.

I would use a min 1/2 plywood on top of the 5/8 ply. This is a small...
12-15-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Learn4necessity

I have recently tiled 2 kitchen floors with 12 x...

I have recently tiled 2 kitchen floors with 12 x 24 full bodied porcelain tiles. These were 10mm thick and good quality tiles. I used a qep tile cutter that cost about 150 dollars. It did an...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-15-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Learn4necessity

Can I register a privately purchased Rheem hot water tank?

I want to buy a Rheem gas hot water tank thru an online private seller. This is not a dealer. This is a homeowner. The unit is "new", about a year old, still in a sealed box. The seller says I...
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By Learn4necessity

thank you for the suggestions.

thank you for the suggestions.
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