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07-07-14, 06:26 PM
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Posted By bradcros

It's an old line from when the house had...

It's an old line from when the house had radiators. It has since been changed over to forced air.
07-07-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By bradcros

Mike, Thanks a bunch! I was hoping there...

Mike,

Thanks a bunch! I was hoping there wasn't other function I was missing or unaware of. As for the AAV, the vent for the floor drain was/is maybe 15 feet away so the plumber I had out for a...
07-07-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By bradcros

Finally got the picture. I'm trying to determine...

Finally got the picture. I'm trying to determine if it's OK to basically cut off the cap on the vertical pipes in the picture and run these to my supply lines for the shower. Thanks again for your...
07-07-14, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By bradcros

Mike, I'll see if I can get my wife to shoot...

Mike,

I'll see if I can get my wife to shoot me a pick. For the waste I took out a CI floor drain, installed the shower drain and moved the floor drain. so it's 3" floor drain --> 3in to 2 in...
07-07-14, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By bradcros

Plumbing the water supply for a new shower (in an OLD house!)

Hello,

Background: I am installing a shower in the basement half-bath and am trying to figure out the best/easiest place to tie into the house water supply. I can access the main lines running...
04-20-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,425
Posted By bradcros

Heat pump not cooling...

Hi,

The issue I have is with a heat pump not cooling the upstairs. *The heat pump only serves the one floor. Last summer a friend of a friend put some refrigerant in the heat pump. It made a...
12-14-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,573
Posted By bradcros

Thanks for the reply. I don't have any manuals. ...

Thanks for the reply. I don't have any manuals. The only documentation I have is from the tech that came out and tested the unit. He said the LED is off completely. I am not sure how he concluded...
12-13-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,573
Posted By bradcros

Cost to Replace a Defrost Circuit Board & Thermostat

Well, typically I am posting here trying to figure out how to do something. This time I am trying to determine if what I am quoted is fair....

I have a heat pump that has been freezing up. I had...
Replies: 6
Views: 27,749
Posted By bradcros

I was hoping I could do to the wall what gets...

I was hoping I could do to the wall what gets done to a house with a settled foundation. Possibly prop it up straight and pump some low viscosity concrete under it. Of course, this is assuming it...
Replies: 6
Views: 27,749
Posted By bradcros

Free-Standing Brick wall Leaning...

Hello. I have a problem with a brick wall that's approximately 6 feet tall and 6 feet long. It is leaning approximately 5" over the 6 ft height.

One end of the wall is "attached" to the house...
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By bradcros

Thanks for your fast response. Hmmm, the cool...

Thanks for your fast response. Hmmm, the cool factor is worth maybe $100 or $200 but that's pushing it. It suck b/c I love this fridge. Oh well... it can still be a fallout shelter.
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By bradcros

While I deserve the "hey dumba$$" response I am...

While I deserve the "hey dumba$$" response I am still interested in what it would take to repair the fridge. I clearly wasn't aware that the thin metal enclosure for the freezer portion had the...
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By bradcros

I killed it! :( Can it be fixed??

I have a 1959 GE refrigerator that was being used as a keg-erator. The freezer section (in the same space as the refrigerator much like a dorm fridge) was one massive block of ice. Thinking I was...
11-11-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,651
Posted By bradcros

Gas & Electric Dryer

I feel like a bit of an idiot for asking this now but here goes...

I bought a "gas/electric" dryer off of a guy on Craigslist assuming the thing would run on gas or electricity:wall: . The model...
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By bradcros

Kenmore washer won't repeatedly spin - (yes another!!)

Yes. It is another one of those posts asking why my Kenmore washer won't spin repeatedly. You folks have always helped before and I am hoping you can pull of another one.

The model # is...
07-17-06, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By bradcros

Thanks for the input. I have soccer games and...

Thanks for the input. I have soccer games and meetings after work until Thursday so I'll try to trace it then. Thanks for the help and I'll post what I find.

Thanks,
Brad
07-15-06, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By bradcros

I have 3 wires at the light box. Black, white...

I have 3 wires at the light box. Black, white and bare. I am trying to hook up the light for 'always on' right now. I'll set with up with the switch later. The situation described in the first...
07-15-06, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By bradcros

I am checking it at the box for the light with...

I am checking it at the box for the light with the switch wires completely unhooked. The power runs to the fixture so I figured it would be easier to troubleshoot with the switch out of the equation...
07-15-06, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By bradcros

Old house wiring - new fixture

Hi. I was hoping someone could offer me a little advice. I have a house built in 1940 and has old 2 wire BX (I think it's BX). I am trying to hook up a fixture in the kitchen and am having some...
07-14-06, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,569
Posted By bradcros

I forgot to post an update earlier... The...

I forgot to post an update earlier...

The capacitor was bad and replaced ($10.30) and we're up and running. The top of the capacitor was bulged out which should have been a good sign it was bad....
06-18-06, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,569
Posted By bradcros

condenser fan motor, Capacitor, or none of the above

Hi. It's been a while since my last post but I hope you all are as good as you were the last time I posted a question.

I have a York unit that has a gas furnace, compressor and air handler all in...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By bradcros

The reason the compressor is listed under...

The reason the compressor is listed under carpentry is because it is best suited for nail guns, staple guns, finish nailers, etc. To run an impact wrench, for instance, typically requires more CFM @...
10-03-03, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By bradcros

I jumpered the two wires at the controller with...

I jumpered the two wires at the controller with the Tstat off. The same thing happened as turning the Tstat to heat: the draft blower just runs and runs. I kept it jumpered for over 2 min. The...
10-03-03, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By bradcros

There is no glow, spark or clicking. What am I...

There is no glow, spark or clicking. What am I looking for when I jumber the red and white wires? Can I jumper them at the controller or am I better off at the Tstat?

Thanks for the reply. I...
10-02-03, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By bradcros

Anyone???

Anyone have any ideas?? The light on the controller indicates that the unit is operating correctly (dim/bright blinking).

HEEELLLLPPP!!!
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