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Considering this radiant setup

I recently replaced the 1st floor floors in my 3 story Philadelphia row home. I removed my cheap baseboard heaters on floor 1 intending on using cast iron radiators I have in storage to replace them....
06-18-15, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Themow

Best way to bend copper lines off mini split. PICS

I am installing a mini split in my house. I am mounting the inside unit now and need to bend the linesets straight back. My house is brick and the wall is 16 inches from inside to outside. I would...
06-18-15, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Themow

An electrician will be able to handle it

An electrician will be able to handle it
06-18-15, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Themow

Thank you all for the replies and help

Thank you all for the replies and help
06-15-15, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Themow

Ok Thanks for the replies. So is this the...

Ok Thanks for the replies.
So is this the right combo?

30 Amp breaker
12/2 UF
30 or 60 amp unfused disconnect. Any thing wrong with fused? Just curious
Will this work?
Shop Eaton 30-Amp...
06-14-15, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Themow

Mini Split wiring question

My mini split wire tag is attached.
I was thinking 10 gauge romex with a 30 amp breaker to an outdoor disconnect. Is this correct?

If so, do I need a certain type of disconnect? fused,...
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Posted By Themow

Dont know what the starting temp was Separate...

Dont know what the starting temp was
Separate gas hot water heater.
Boiler is at 17 PSI

Leaving the boiler alone for now

Should manually opening zone valve call for heat? and if yes, why...
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Posted By Themow

With Wire ONE disconnected on zones 2 and 3 both...

With Wire ONE disconnected on zones 2 and 3 both tstats off,
push lever forward on zone two, nothing happens
push lever forwad on zone three, circ pump turns on and boiler fires.

Unit is wired...
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Posted By Themow

I just installed led strip lights under my...

I just installed led strip lights under my cabinets. I installed switch controlled outlets above my cabinets. Plugged my 12v power supply in that outlet, and wired the lights to the power supply. ...
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Posted By Themow

I would just make sure that the adapters do not...

I would just make sure that the adapters do not draw more than the total of the two incandescent bulbs you removed. To measure the draw, you could use a killawatt
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Posted By Themow

Not sure I followed you 100%. 1.Remove wire...

Not sure I followed you 100%.

1.Remove wire from terminal ONE on valves 2&3 /tape it up

2. Manually open valve

Should I turn off the tstats in the zones 2&3
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Posted By Themow

Thanks Tom, I will look into that unit. My...

Thanks Tom, I will look into that unit.

My Zone valves are Taco 571-2

To disable 2&3 from calling for heat, do I remove the white wire from terminal #3?

...
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Posted By Themow

So not really any great answers I guess. I...

So not really any great answers I guess.

I have some extra cast iron baseboard that I could add in the basement but considering its 2.5x too big I doubt it will do much. Maybe I add a heated ...
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Posted By Themow

Boiler short cycling, Oversized?

3 Story home
Tstat on each floor
FL1 22.4 Linear Ft of baseboard copper with aluminum fin
FL2 25.66 Linear ft of cast iron baseboard
FL3 25.9 Linear ft of baseboard copper with aluminum fin.
...
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Posted By Themow

Sounds like normal abs to me. Those systems let...

Sounds like normal abs to me. Those systems let you know when something is wrong. Unless youre getting abs lights, I would not worry about it
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Posted By Themow

Sounds like a thermostat issue. Should be a 190...

Sounds like a thermostat issue. Should be a 190 in that truck. To be positive, go to dealer and get a tstat from them. Should clear up your issues. Just know that you are probably diluting your oil...
01-14-15, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Themow

rth2310b Its in my bedroom and I hear it...

rth2310b

Its in my bedroom and I hear it click on or off quite frequently.
01-13-15, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Themow

Thank you. I will install this tonight. I saw...

Thank you. I will install this tonight. I saw those three screws on the valve and thought it was 3 wire, but then see two at my existing tstat so I got confused. Thank you very much.
01-13-15, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Themow

lux psp511lca and taco 571-2 Solved thanks!

Hello, I bought this new lux tstat because I wanted to be able to adjust the temp swing on the thermostat. My honeywell short cycles my boiler frequently.
The Lux manual says it cannot be used...
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Posted By Themow

That bay window is on my neighbors house his...

That bay window is on my neighbors house his house is dry. Our fronts were done by the same guy at the same time
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Posted By Themow

OK I guess I didn't ask a question. What are the...

OK I guess I didn't ask a question. What are the remedies for this situation? One mason said to waterproof the brick. Another guy said to call above the lintels. I'm pretty positive they should not...
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Posted By Themow

The third picture is of my neighbors home. Same...

The third picture is of my neighbors home. Same guy did both fronts. His was bone dry and where his window meets his lintel there is a massive gap. He got zero water
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Posted By Themow

Lintels installed wrong

Hi I recently bought a rowhome in philly. The previous owners had a new brick front installed a few years back. My home inspector pointed out that the lintels should have been painted. Now they are...
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Posted By Themow

Is this heart pine?(pics attached) and what products are recommended

So I pulled up the carpets in my new house and want to have the floors refinished. I have had a few guys out to check them out and am getting conflicting info. Dont stain, stain, shellac and oil,...
03-06-14, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Themow

OK thanks. I have some service cable at my dad's...

OK thanks. I have some service cable at my dad's house. The next time I am there I'll grab it
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