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Thanks. Since the circulator keeps running even...

Thanks. Since the circulator keeps running even though the boiler has shut off (after reaching 200F), I have been turning the circulator off by reducing the temperature on the Tstat (I raise the temp...
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Thanks for the replies. Tomf63, I have...

Thanks for the replies.

Tomf63, I have radiators. Boiler is currently set at 200 so I am maxed out. Yes the boiler is reaching 200 and shuts (while the pump keep running, is the pump suppose to...
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Considering getting auxiliary heat but don't know where to start

I currently have a single zone water heating system (natural gas) that is about 6 years old. I am pretty happy with it and it handles most of the colder days like a champ. The only problem is on...
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Clicking noise from front wheels

My 2011 Toyota camry sometimes makes 2 to 3 clicking noise when making turns (unable to pinpoint if its right or left turn, sometimes its random). I googled this and found the issue possibly could be...
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You are correct, there is an inside panel which...

You are correct, there is an inside panel which will need to be removed to access the dent from inside. I got an estimate of $1200 to fix and i agree new hood will be less than that (online search is...
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Dent on the hood

There is a decent size dent on my car hood. As this is on the hood should I try pushing the dent out from the inside or use something (like plunger or suction cup) to pull it out from outside? The...
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Posted By endeavour

Need help identifying part on 2006 BMW 325i E90

Just noticed this grommet is missing in my E90. Does anyone know the part number or the exact name? I tried looking up but I couldn't narrow down the part number. Thanks in advance!
04-03-18, 11:46 AM
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Thank you. Any suggestions on how to prevent...

Thank you. Any suggestions on how to prevent insects from getting into the attic? I was thinking to put an insect screen (from the inside of the attic and not through the roof). Does anyone see any...
04-01-18, 06:37 PM
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Posted By endeavour

You are both correct. Its wind turbine and this...

You are both correct. Its wind turbine and this is how it looks from the outside. Am i supposed to shut the turbine in the winter months to prevent the hot air from escaping?

Also, the slots of...
04-01-18, 10:24 AM
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Posted By endeavour

What is this in the Attic?

My house has 2 attics, larger one on the side of the house and a very tiny one towards the top center of the house. Actually, I never realized there was a second attic until now. It has a tiny cutout...
03-16-18, 05:56 PM
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Yes the window box is already there. I am not...

Yes the window box is already there. I am not sure what wood is existing planter. The planters are very old but still in good shape (house is about 100 yr old). I have attached a picture that i had...
03-15-18, 06:34 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Need help building wooden window box planters

I have 3 large window boxes (permanent, bolted to the outside of the house) and need help to build customized planters to go in them. Approximate size of the window box is 10" D by 80 inches wide and...
02-11-18, 12:19 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Installed and love it! Wanted to thank everyone...

Installed and love it! Wanted to thank everyone and the DIY forum for the help on this.

Couple of observations:

1. I had to switch W and R. W in old thermostat had to be connected to R in the...
02-09-18, 08:47 AM
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Posted By endeavour

But at the thermostat, the G wire is not...

But at the thermostat, the G wire is not connected at all. The W wire is connected instead. Shouldn't both places be consistent? I have attached the thermostat picture below.

Just to be sure, at...
02-08-18, 07:50 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Here is the actual picture. I am not sure why the...

Here is the actual picture. I am not sure why the W wire is not connected and Y and G are connected when i don't even have fan and air conditioner. My system is simple natural gas water boiler. The...
02-08-18, 11:05 AM
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Posted By endeavour

Both great ideas! I have attached a picture...

Both great ideas!

I have attached a picture of transformer that i replaced in my boiler a couple of years ago. I will also post another picture tonight of the actual thing with all the existing...
02-07-18, 07:15 PM
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Posted By endeavour

lambition, you are spot on. I found 3 additional...

lambition, you are spot on. I found 3 additional unused wires where you pointed out. That makes my life so much easier. Thank man.

Guess what, the wire that's going into the boiler from the...
02-07-18, 11:08 AM
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Posted By endeavour

Thanks PJmax, lambition and Geochurchi. ...

Thanks PJmax, lambition and Geochurchi.

What kind of wire should i get? As lambition mentioned, I will try to pull on the wire at the thermostat, if it moves I will tape the new wire at the...
02-06-18, 06:58 PM
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Posted By endeavour

My apologies. I was mistaken what I originally...

My apologies. I was mistaken what I originally thought was the main power line. Turned out that wire was not even connected to anything. I have posted a better picture this time.

There are 3...
02-05-18, 08:23 PM
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Posted By endeavour

I have a multimeter. I have used it to mainly...

I have a multimeter. I have used it to mainly check for DC current on car batteries etc. Where and what exactly am i checking here?
02-05-18, 07:24 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Please see 3 pictures for your reference. The...

Please see 3 pictures for your reference. The conduit shown in pic 1 (the one that is going to the thermostat) runs abt 5ft in the basement (touching the ceiling) and then upwards for another 6 feet...
02-05-18, 12:00 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Yes, I can see where the wire pipe is running....

Yes, I can see where the wire pipe is running. The boiler is in the basement whereas the thermostat is right above on the first floor (wire going up to the thermostat inside a pipe). So i think...
02-04-18, 07:42 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Thanks PJmax. My system is single zone gas fired...

Thanks PJmax. My system is single zone gas fired water boiler.
02-04-18, 06:39 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Adding "C" wire to 2-wire thermostat

My thermostat currently have only 2 wires - R and W (Heat only). I am looking to get a wireless thermostat and will need to add a C wire. I have very limited electrical knowledge and was looking at...
12-12-17, 06:31 PM
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Posted By endeavour

Thanks Pilot Dane. We are considering replacing...

Thanks Pilot Dane. We are considering replacing the microwave with the traditional hood ventilation. Regarding running ducts, what I marked in the picture and explained in my original post is what...
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