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lacing- in hardwood floors

Thanks for the info. I called around and they want 600 for 8 linear feet of lacing. I think I will give it a shot and see how it turns out. I will do a small part that can easily be fixed by a...
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Question How to seamlesly add hardwood floor to existing one

I have a room with hardwood floor and would like to extend it to another room. I would like it to be seamless installation so I would need to stagger it. I have not being able to find instructions...
03-07-08, 07:26 PM
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Posted By mpglavan

Connecting new drain to cleanout?

I want to put a new bathroom that is on the other side of the house where the main drain connects. However there is a cleanout connection just below the future bathroom. Can I connect new drain...
01-16-08, 03:56 PM
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Posted By mpglavan

Thanks, I was gonna replace the upstairs...

Thanks,

I was gonna replace the upstairs wiring, which consists of 3 bedrooms and a bath. Bath has already been done at some point of time, as well a few outlets and 2 light fixtures in the...
01-16-08, 02:21 PM
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Posted By mpglavan

Thanks for the info. I called and spoke to the...

Thanks for the info. I called and spoke to the inspector and they said that MC cable is not allowed, but that I can use greenlee and run wires through it. Is that EMT that he is referring to or...
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Posted By mpglavan

Some Answers

Hi Who,

install was done based on this : http://www.triangletube.com/PDF/Prestige%20Cond_Boiler/Prestige_Inst_Pages/P3.pdf

diagram and the system includes DHW.

Popping sound happens only...
01-16-08, 01:03 PM
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Posted By mpglavan

Unhappy Replacing old wiring in Chicago area

I went and got permit and the code from the city to start replacing some old - very old wiring in the upstairs and some not so old. Downstairs is all wired with newer MC type cable which was done...
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Posted By mpglavan

Noisy radiators - popping sound

I have a new condensign system with 3 zone circulators piped as per triangle tube diagram with all the flow checks and air separator,...

The problem that I am having is that when any one of the...
09-07-07, 07:19 PM
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Posted By mpglavan

ecman51, thanks for a quick reply. When I...

ecman51, thanks for a quick reply.

When I take the backflow preventer out there is no rust or any debree at all. Al piping in the house is brand new.

So far this has happened only when...
09-07-07, 11:20 AM
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Posted By mpglavan

Angry Backflow preventer valve going off when shower is turned on

I have a backflow preventer valve before the hot water heater. When hot water in one bath is turned on the backflow valve goes off. I have also noticed that the cold water pressure in this bath is...
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Posted By mpglavan

Return pipe

Actually piping all elements into a single return would be great. It would save me on copper and less clutter in the basement.

One more question, would you suggest running 1/2" or 3/4" to and...
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Posted By mpglavan

TRVs

Hi Who, thanks for the reply and links.

So what you are suggesting is to run a single zone and use only TRVs to control the temperature? Wouldn't that mean that the whole house would be heated...
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Question New Installation - need your opinion - diagram

I am getting ready to start on installation of new condensing unit with all new piping. All old black pipe was ripped out due to low clearance and a numerous additions. For starters here is a link...
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Posted By mpglavan

Place to buy boiler and components

I was wondering if anyone has a suggestion on a good online place to buy boiler, indirect tank, circulators,... I am pretty much looking for the entire setup.

I am leaning towards Triangle...
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Posted By mpglavan

Thanks! Which condensing unit would you...

Thanks! Which condensing unit would you recommend?
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Posted By mpglavan

Thanks! Following the design rule that the...

Thanks!

Following the design rule that the circulators have to be after air separator/vent it sounds to me that it makes more sense to put them on the supply line if you are running zoned system,...
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Posted By mpglavan

Circulating pump location and general piping question

I will be replacing the old Weil McLain boiler (about 100 years old) and am working on designing a flow. I have noticed that some manufacturers recommend pumps on the return and some on the supply...
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Posted By mpglavan

A place to start

I just bought a ranch style 2 story house built in 1908 and the hot water heating system looks to be just as old. Previous owners have done a hack job and pretty much every radiator and baseboard...
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