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06-06-17, 04:56 PM
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Re-use of kitchen split for 2 single outlets (fridge and dishwasher) (Ontario)

Hi all,

Looking at some kitchen reno's, and one scenario is to move the fridge and also install a built-in dishwasher.

There is no outlet in the new fridge location nor any in the dishwasher...
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An update.. Someone tipped of the ministry of...

An update..
Someone tipped of the ministry of environment and they came out for a site visit. They want the well re-excavated and sealed around the outside, the 'leak' hole sealed and by...
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It will have a crawlspace, all poured concrete...

It will have a crawlspace, all poured concrete including a floor.

It seems like identical property to ours across the road. The original builders (1977) here brought in a bunch of fill to make a...
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Thanks Allan, sounds reasonable. Sadly,...

Thanks Allan, sounds reasonable.

Sadly, we're back to square one today.
The site builder went to re-dig the house area for foundation and says that that area is now full of water (wasnt too bad...
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Out of curiosity, I was looking around for other...

Out of curiosity, I was looking around for other examples of freezing columns of water and I found that people with pools can use a thing called a 'pool pillow'. Its basically an air bag that you...
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Posted By DaveC72

To some extent, yes. The water in my well (same...

To some extent, yes.
The water in my well (same type of tile) is typically about 2 ft below the ground level, and it freezes a nice cap on it every winter. Not sure how thick, but I did try hitting...
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Posted By DaveC72

Good news.. today they went and got another tile....

Good news.. today they went and got another tile. The 'outlet' is temp plugged with a rubber cap, new tile placed and lid on top. Its been at a static level for a few hours now.. about 1/2 way up...
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I told the father-in law that we were gonna set...

I told the father-in law that we were gonna set up a water biz.
Who knows, maybe down the road (and with the township's permission, all above the table etc), he could sell some to one of the water...
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Posted By DaveC72

Yep, thats it exactly Mike. Just a concrete...

Yep, thats it exactly Mike.
Just a concrete tube, nothing fancy.
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Posted By DaveC72

Oh I see.. This is a ~36" diameter well tile.....

Oh I see..
This is a ~36" diameter well tile.. do they make seals that large ??
I'll ask at the supply place on Monday.
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I think thats what is used for the line to the...

I think thats what is used for the line to the house. Why do they say on some of those diagrams "gaskets of pitless adapters must be pressurized by pump" ? The pump will be in the house, so the...
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Actually, now that I think about that solid well...

Actually, now that I think about that solid well lid, the more I think it might not be the best.
If the well is full to the top , and even leaking out a little at the house end, and it does actually...
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Posted By DaveC72

Ok, Ive found the local (Ontario) code where they...

Ok, Ive found the local (Ontario) code where they say to not allow a 'free flowing' well to just flow out. So that overflow pipe is coming out. Its drilled into the tile just below ground level.....
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From what I read online, I guess it is. My well...

From what I read online, I guess it is.
My well is about 400ft away, and I have a 13ft deep well with typically 10ft of water in it.
But mine doesnt overflow.
Id have to shoot it with a transit...
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Posted By DaveC72

Question New dug well overflowing, dont like proposed solution

Hi All,
The in-laws are building across the road from us in the rural. The well witcher said there was a ton of water in this one location.. yep.. tons..
The contractor dug down 14ft and had to...
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Had a diff tech in this season, due to oil tank...

Had a diff tech in this season, due to oil tank 10yr re-cert (the original tech is refusing to inspect tanks that are 10yrs+.. ).
This old timer checked nozzle ( I had just put a new .85 on it),...
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Posted By DaveC72

Boiler burnout ?

Looks like our cast iron boiler has a few issues..
The other day, two things happened.. we had some storms with power blinking then out for 6 hours.. plus I ran out of oil. Not sure which happened...
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Thanks, Furd, for that tip on the Dwyer meter, I...

Thanks, Furd, for that tip on the Dwyer meter, I got one and it looks sweet ! (larger than I thought it would be, but thats fine). I'll surface mount it at the low pressure side, reading directly...
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Posted By DaveC72

A little hard to tell from that pic, but the...

A little hard to tell from that pic, but the return box actually has two inputs from the same "mainline" return duct. One up top taps off in an elbow, the one in the forefront does a 90 then elbows...
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Posted By DaveC72

I think it would take some major tin bashing to...

I think it would take some major tin bashing to incorporate a 4 or 5" filter box on the outside of the air handler. If I could find a simple filter box, maybe I could fab it into the inside (instead...
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Posted By DaveC72

Local supply house told me that the original F200...

Local supply house told me that the original F200 is discontinued, there is a new sub model number (F200F2028), it's still MERV 13 but no longer has the "monitor" function. So really now, the F100...
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Posted By DaveC72

Mount Honeywell F200 inside air handler ?

My air handler (Enerzone AHT 47-30) has a 1" 16x20 filter slot and then a 17" space for an A-coil. A few inches after that is the blower housing. We currently have no A-coil in there. The rated...
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Posted By DaveC72

Thought maybe Id get a coupla more thoughts.. so...

Thought maybe Id get a coupla more thoughts.. so a bump.

The fan does work, and because the room is more or less "sealed off", air gets blown out - mixes with cold air outside and comes back in...
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Posted By DaveC72

Our main stack had a connection feeding a sink...

Our main stack had a connection feeding a sink that had come apart inside the wall cavity. The smell was very slight, but there. The clue/que turned out to be the lower floor ceiling showed a...
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Posted By DaveC72

To HRV or not to HRV ? (smoking)

Hi all,
We're looking for some energy saving approach to what we currently use to 'handle' our smoking habit (yes, we're gonna quit, but not yet)

2-story house with a boiler and in-floor heat on...
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