Search: Posts Made By: Crashandburn
Showing results 1 to 25 of 27
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By Crashandburn

Smart door lock deadbolt combination?

I have started looking at getting a smart door lock with a deadbolt combination? I'm looking for one with a keypad since the kids always forget their keys. Does anyone know any good options? I...
Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By Crashandburn

I just replaced a bunch of sprinkler heads myself...

I just replaced a bunch of sprinkler heads myself after watching YouTube videos. I fixed a broken one that was glued in place which required splicing new ones in line. I found handy adapters at the...
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Crashandburn

Look up pvwatts. It is a tool to size a system...

Look up pvwatts. It is a tool to size a system and for expectations based on location and roof details. The installers use something similar.
Forum: Water Heaters
11-03-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Crashandburn

To really take advantage of heat pump mode you...

To really take advantage of heat pump mode you need a warm surrounding area which the water heater uses to heat the water. That's why they recommend hybrid mode to heat more water faster if needed. I...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-27-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Crashandburn

I have a different brand but similar settings....

I have a different brand but similar settings. You probably need to run it all electric then. From what I have read the heat pump mode is most efficient but mainly uses surrounding air to heat your...
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Crashandburn

As mentioned you need to provide details. A wifi...

As mentioned you need to provide details. A wifi signal should cover the area of an average home easily now but other factors can affect it. My stucco walls block the signal so my coverage is great...
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Crashandburn

You could try some smart plugs to power reset...

You could try some smart plugs to power reset them. I have a bunch to reset things after Florida thunderstorms. I have the outdoor ones 2 and 3 outlets.
10-08-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Crashandburn

Thanks for the info and link. For some reason the...

Thanks for the info and link. For some reason the post did not come up when I searched rhino before posting. I've been on a kick to make some upgrades around the home and thought painting once and be...
10-08-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Crashandburn

Ceramic painting house diy (rhino shield)

Coworkers were looking into rhino shielding their house but it was extremely expensive. I know ceramic paint can be ordered. Can I do my own house painting with ceramic paint? I read it requires 2...
09-21-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Crashandburn

I took a look up in the attic again to get...

I took a look up in the attic again to get details. The beams look to be about 1.5 x 6 inches and about 22 inches apart. There is some electrical wiring along some beams and I can see coaxial wires...
09-19-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Crashandburn

simple attic flooring

I am not very handy but i have started taking up a few home projects. I would like to add some basic flooring to my attic. I want to be able to use it for minor storage like christmas decorations but...
06-14-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,029
Posted By Crashandburn

Sprinkler system modification

I have a busted sprinkler post which the installer glued into the tee pipe so it can't be just unscrewed and replaced. It was set up for hedges which I removed. I want to remove the 2.5 ft hedge...
06-14-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Crashandburn

The heating pump may have went on it. I had...

The heating pump may have
went on it. I had similar symptoms. The spa would heat up and pump until it overheated and stopped working. They had to replace that 2 stage heating pump. They fixed it...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Crashandburn

They do have a set lifetime. I just had to...

They do have a set lifetime. I just had to replace mine at 7 years. The new ones interconnect to make sure the whole house wakes up. I had 1 new replacement fail and kidde quickly replaced it.
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Crashandburn

I ended up wimping out at putting the speakers in...

I ended up wimping out at putting the speakers in the soffit. I was too afraid of ruining the soffit piece. I decided to go with speaker boxes and used small TV mounts to mount them to the wall. I...
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Crashandburn

I ended up using 3m outdoor permanent tape which...

I ended up using 3m outdoor permanent tape which is working well but decided to try to make them more permanent. I have since purchased an impact drill which is making it much easier to install...
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Crashandburn

I have stucco and the signal ranged from eh to...

I have stucco and the signal ranged from eh to bad from outside. I just put up my 2nd wavlink ac600 outdoor range extender outside my front door. The other is attached to the fence on the edge of my...
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Crashandburn

Does that walabot work to see behind ceiling soffit

I've started to try small projects even though I've never been too handy. I've been looking to add a bluetooth ceiling speaker system in my lanai. I have a thin vinyl soffit along the ceiling but am...
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Crashandburn

Try looking up the stringify app I mentioned. I...

Try looking up the stringify app I mentioned. I have it set so my ring motion sensors trigger my Philip's hue lights which are on a hue hub. Zigbee. I would think it should work with zwave. It's like...
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Crashandburn

I have ring cameras and a hue hub and lights. I...

I have ring cameras and a hue hub and lights. I was able to trigger my lights to come on when the motion alert is triggered using the stringify app. Others had recommended IFTTT but I couldn't get it...
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Crashandburn

I had to select desktop mode to get the advanced...

I had to select desktop mode to get the advanced button. I'm running powerline networking along with wifi access points throughout the house. I have a powerline Poe adapter in the garage with the...
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Crashandburn

Liquid nails did not work. I tried 3m outdoor...

Liquid nails did not work. I tried 3m outdoor permanent tape which seems to have worked so far and is holding up for now. Thanks for the input.

101847

101848
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Crashandburn

I'm running a ring poe stick up camera using a...

I'm running a ring poe stick up camera using a cat6 shielded cable connected to a powerline Poe adapter in my garage for power and signal. The system works great. I ran the cable from the outlet up...
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Crashandburn

Running camera wires along stucco wall

While never being very handy before I have installed a few ring cameras around the home. While they are up and working I am having a real pain in the butt trying to run the wires along the stucco...
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Crashandburn

The wyze camera is pretty good being as cheap as...

The wyze camera is pretty good being as cheap as it is and has 14 day free recording along with microsd. I have that in our bedroom for when the kids have friends over. I also have ring cameras...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 27
 


 
Forum Jump