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06-05-16, 09:13 AM
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I think my condenser coils are outside on the...

I think my condenser coils are outside on the first floor. I should probably give those a clean too. They are the type that looks like a metal pipe cleaner all wrapped around in a big tube.
06-05-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,718
Posted By noah3d

Gotcha. Well, I do change my filters but my...

Gotcha. Well, I do change my filters but my other outdoor unit did need to be cleaned so I figured the attic unit would need it as well.
06-05-16, 08:24 AM
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Posted By noah3d

Accessing the evaporator coil on attic unit?

Unit has this marking on it:

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It is attached to a Trane XR80. Here is a picture of the entire unit:

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Nothing that looks like an access panel to the AC portion isn't...
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Views: 2,558
Posted By noah3d

23' hairline crack across garage ceiling in middle of joint compound, best fix?

Unfortunately right beside the lights, so it stands out a ton.

I went up and checked and it looks like the crack is surface only, the tape seems secure. Should I just V it out and fill and see if...
04-29-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By noah3d

You know, I never have removed that panel, I...

You know, I never have removed that panel, I always just clean from the other side. But I just realized, if the condensate line is attached I could just pull it all off as one unit and check, right?...
04-29-16, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By noah3d

Yes, that piece comes out, turns down into a trap...

Yes, that piece comes out, turns down into a trap below dirt level, then has a straight shot 2+ ft. out. Would there be a little water at the end even if it was clogged? Is this screw in thing...
04-29-16, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By noah3d

http://i.imgur.com/GxCQqII.jpg Had my phone...

http://i.imgur.com/GxCQqII.jpg

Had my phone on me this time, so here is a pic of the offending line. It's a PAIN to get that black female connector out (read: I've never been able to do it), so I...
04-29-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By noah3d

Water under outdoor AC pack, but also in condensate line?

Hello everyone:

I have a combined 2.5 ton AC/Gas heat pack beside my house. Today I noticed that the condensation runoff from the evaporator coil seems to be coming out the bottom of the unit as...
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Views: 1,630
Posted By noah3d

Oh, and I will note that we have never smelled...

Oh, and I will note that we have never smelled mold in this garage at all. Not even a hint. No allergies or anything else either.

The garage is attached to the house and we park both cars in it...
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Views: 1,630
Posted By noah3d

Mold on all garage drywall (that hasn't spread in 3 years); best way to clean?

So, I have a 23x23x10 garage. There is this very faint mold on the entire thing (most on the walls, only a few spots on the ceiling).

Here is what the paint in the garage looks like:...
04-23-16, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Thanks! Once I get my second coat of paint on...

Thanks! Once I get my second coat of paint on the ceiling I'll be so glad to get this hooked up :)
04-23-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Perfect, thank you so much! Last (hopefully)...

Perfect, thank you so much!

Last (hopefully) question. After more digging I found ANOTHER wire. Broke out the ol' multimeter and here is what I actually have :)

Bundle 1:
Black
Red
White...
04-23-16, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Ah, nevermind. I have 2 of everything (one...

Ah, nevermind.

I have 2 of everything (one black/red, white, copper) coming out of 2 separate white sheaths. For some reason, they clipped one of the ground wires and clamped it to the one they...
04-23-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Yes, it does seem that the red wire goes to that...

Yes, it does seem that the red wire goes to that second switch.

I was reading on another forum that I might only be able to do one switch because my ground wire is bare copper. So I have: Red,...
04-17-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Hmm, well the switches in my house for the porch...

Hmm, well the switches in my house for the porch lights are on a 3-switch plate. One switch does porch lights, one does inside lights... no idea on third switch, but throwing it doesn't make my...
04-16-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Side note: Any idea why this was the wiring...

Side note: Any idea why this was the wiring layout?

2 White wires from ceiling twisted together -> 1 White wire from light fixture.
1 Black Wire + 1 red wire twisted together -> Black wire from...
04-16-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Hmm, it seems that this is the electrical box,...

Hmm, it seems that this is the electrical box, and from what I can tell it is mounted by those nails:

Pass & Seymour S1-20-JFAN SlaterĀ® Round Ceiling Fan Box; 4 Inch, 20.25 Cubic-Inch, Auto...
04-16-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By noah3d

Is my electrical box fan rated ?

So, I have a light on my porch on my 2005 home that I want to put a ceiling fan in. The box says it supports up to 150lb fans (and mine is <25lbs) when attached properly, but I can't really see how...
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Views: 2,876
Posted By noah3d

That makes a whole lot of sense thinking about...

That makes a whole lot of sense thinking about what I am seeing. I didn't even know skim coating was a thing.

Now, another question for you :) When we decide to do beadboard, do you think we...
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Views: 2,876
Posted By noah3d

The house was built in 2005, we bought it in...

The house was built in 2005, we bought it in 2012, and I think it had the original coat of paint on it. No indication anything was ever added/changed.

So, we are replacing it in the future with...
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Views: 2,876
Posted By noah3d

Nope, smooth white paint. No texture except what...

Nope, smooth white paint. No texture except what I added with my washing :p
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Views: 2,876
Posted By noah3d

Well, here you go. I am so glad you can't see...

Well, here you go. I am so glad you can't see this from the street/sidewalk, but the moment you actually set foot on my property... yikes.

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So, should I start by cutting off...
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Views: 2,876
Posted By noah3d

If the tape was the only only failure though, it...

If the tape was the only only failure though, it shouldn't be a 8"+ WIDE section pulling away for the full run of the joint, right? And yet under it it's still white. So very weird. Wife is going...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,876
Posted By noah3d

Exclamation Repair help: Exterior drywall falling down at seams.

Hello:

I can post a picture later but wanted some initial advice (at work right now).

I have a ceiling over a covered porch that I sprayed down last year because of a mildew after the prior...
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Views: 5,908
Posted By noah3d

Question Help repairing vertically cracked/peeling drywall paint/tape above door frame?

Hello all.

I plan to stary a small drywall repair soon and was wondering if anyone had some good guides or advice to share.

Background:

We bought this house in 2012. it was built in 2005. ...
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