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PS -- my thinking about a larger radiator in the...

PS -- my thinking about a larger radiator in the dressing room was that it would act as a heat source on the end of the bedroom opposite the other radiator? I understand your point tho that my logic...
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thank you! Setting aside my assumption on...

thank you!

Setting aside my assumption on the cause which is just that; nothing on the second floor has changed, other than the drop of 1-2 degrees we've noticed vs. the rest of the house which...
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any thoughts on this -- i did a drawing and...

any thoughts on this -- i did a drawing and everything ;)
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this is great thank you and also for the insight...

this is great thank you and also for the insight -- you've confirmed what I suspected. Bottom line i want impartial and trustworthy and these suggestions should do just that.
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Managing my hot water radiators

I've got an issue with the hot water radiators in my second floor bedroom, and while I think I have a solution I'd love to run it by you all and see what you think. I've attached a rough floorplan to...
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testing my well water!

Hopefully this is the right place to ask this question! I've got a well vs. town water and have lived here for over 25 years, but never actually tested the water. my bad, but better late than never...
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Any thoughts on tjis -- I'm going to pull up the...

Any thoughts on tjis -- I'm going to pull up the lines next and check it all out but no idea what would cause this.
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And lastly if I shut the valve after the pump but...

And lastly if I shut the valve after the pump but before the bladder it still runs on and will not build pressure against the shut valve -- doesnt that mean it's something on the intake end of the...
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PS the pump would typically shut off at 58lb. it...

PS the pump would typically shut off at 58lb. it would switch on at about 40 and run steady with a typical draw at 46-48 if i recall correctly.
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pump suddenly will not build pressure/shut off

This is the strangest thing -- first I've been servicing my own residential well for years and understand it pretty well. I've replaced the pump and foot valve a couple times. the pump is in the...
05-14-19, 02:52 AM
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Posted By greekrevival

PS -- i have shut-offs on the heaters and was...

PS -- i have shut-offs on the heaters and was thinking of shutting one down and seeing if it was isolated to one tank or the other?
05-14-19, 02:49 AM
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great thoughts thanks. really helpful discussion...

great thoughts thanks. really helpful discussion as well. this is why this place is great -- just to have smart folks bounce ideas rather than on your own is invaluable.
05-13-19, 04:51 PM
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thanks all for the thoughts. is there a...

thanks all for the thoughts.

is there a simple way to test the water to see if it's copper from the pipes, or algae growing?

is there something to look for in inspecting the pipes? they're...
05-13-19, 03:00 AM
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and no conditioning equip. water definitely on...

and no conditioning equip. water definitely on the hard side. Also, and this comes from ignorance, but what does flushing do that simply running the hot till it's cold wouldn't do?
05-13-19, 02:43 AM
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PS almost forgot -- I've got a well and not on...

PS almost forgot -- I've got a well and not on town water. but again the cold runs clear.
05-12-19, 06:12 PM
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Posted By greekrevival

Green hot water!

OK si I know this may ultimately go under hot water heaters but I figured I'd start here. I've done some reading so I know this is not an uncommon issue, but I was still a bit unclear as to how to...
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thank you -- very helpful! the radiant is not...

thank you -- very helpful! the radiant is not zoned, and runs with the rest of the system. there is a balancing valve and seperate circulating pump for the system (as well as a pump for the rest of...
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hi -- no thoughts or takers on this? let me know...

hi -- no thoughts or takers on this? let me know if you need more info thx!
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extending radiant heat?

hi folks -- have a question about extending my radiant heat system. here's the situation: about four years ago I built an addition that opens off the kitchen. the addition is all tile-floored, and...
07-09-18, 04:42 PM
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no one has any thoughts on this? I'm wide open.

no one has any thoughts on this? I'm wide open.
07-08-18, 09:05 AM
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Posted By greekrevival

Framing small bay for kitchen ?

I'm finally doing my kitchen over, and need to bump out the rear outside wall about 9" and create a small bay about 7' wide (on an 16' wall) for windows above the sink. it will be the full height of...
02-11-18, 11:56 AM
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thank you both. AN AAV (I believe these are used...

thank you both. AN AAV (I believe these are used frequently for islands?) would be a great solution if OK. And I hear you on second story -- but again if AAV works far simpler! Is this simply a...
02-11-18, 08:34 AM
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Posted By greekrevival

kitchen sink venting!

I'm finally ready to get my new kitchen going and need some advice on where to exit the sink vent. attached is a pic of the rear of the house. the sink will be right under the center window under the...
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Posted By greekrevival

thank you sounds good! john

thank you sounds good! john
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no thoughts on this -- are cedar roofs not out...

no thoughts on this -- are cedar roofs not out there anymore? No one had to put a vent through one? don't want to get the first time wrong -- not likely to be a second! thx john
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