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Ceiling fan vibration/hum from 1st floor

Whenever someone turn on the fan on the first floor the room above it you can hear a pretty loud hum.
now I installed a old work fan box because the old box was not fan rated and then installed the...
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Supply across from each other on main trunk

is it bad to have 2 supplies directly across from each other on the main duct? Or should they be offset from each other. If offset whatís the general rule for spacing ?
02-08-19, 08:30 AM
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Itís a special led high hat. Special angle. They...

Itís a special led high hat. Special angle. They donít make it in a lower lumen.

yes the led is dimmable

ill have to see if I can run the wire in a more accessible place to install a dimmer...
02-08-19, 06:19 AM
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Inline dimmer 120v

So I put this high hat LED in SUPER BRIGHT. Now normally I would just get a dimmer switch. But the switch I have is actually has a built-in timer.

now I was wondering since I have access to...
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thanks i thought about the receiver maybe ill...

thanks i thought about the receiver maybe ill just have that control the fan speed?
i forgot to mention its 2 fans and 3 lights. i would like all the lights to turn off at once and be able to...
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3 way and light and fan control

right now i have 2 fans on a 3 way switch. these are on a cathedral ceiling.

i want to keep the 3 way switch

and add on both switches control for the light and a control for the fan

i...
04-21-18, 08:17 PM
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no problem. kind of before picture..in the...

no problem. kind of before picture..in the opening there was a diy door
now ive removed the door and thought hey itd be cool to have this all open and actually use the mudroom
last 2 pics are where...
04-21-18, 07:26 PM
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Installing entry door on porch

there is an old porch someone made into a mud room. Anyway I'm finishing theirs project insulating and making the mudroom part of the house.

Before the mudroom room had a storm door then another...
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yeah i was thinking that too. maybe my cfm...

yeah i was thinking that too.
maybe my cfm meter is messed up? reads the supplies just fine. every supply blows according to plans has no problem pushing 1200cfm

i cant find any leakage in the...
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Doing a little reading. You mentioned path of...

Doing a little reading. You mentioned path of least resistance. The 16 inch flex is about 10 feet from my furnace the 14 x 10 runs about 40 feet from my furnace furthest. Do you think if I got a 16...
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16" is 600cfm 10" is 65cfm 12" is 80cfm ...

16" is 600cfm
10" is 65cfm
12" is 80cfm

using a cfm meter

When I had it designed
16" should be at 950 cfm
10 255cfm
12" 310cfm
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The flex is 16" going to a 32x14 return. The...

The flex is 16" going to a 32x14 return. The metal bubble wrapped is 14x10 trunk going to my other 2 returns. One of the other returns is 10" flex off the 14x10 to a 12x12. The last return is 12"...
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Return problems

I'm very new to this I had a manual j and manual d done for my house. The supplies work awesome. I'm having problems with my returns. I have 3 of them.

2 in the bedroom are supposed to suck...
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Bypass damper

can anyone stupidfy a bypass damper for me. I get it relieves excess pressure. But where does this excess pressure come from?

when I had my manual j and manual d done I was told bypass dampers are...
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Ceiling return location

need advise on a ceiling return location

I had a manual j and manual d done. They showed me where to put them but there are smoke dectectors in the way in each bedroom

is it ok to put them...
01-20-18, 04:51 PM
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Posted By brett14

Replacing Andersen single pane basement window

Looks like I have to remove 4 nails then slide the new piece in. Not sure how to remove the nails. I can't use a pry bar. Everything is wedged together so it will break the wood. My only thought was...
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That actually makes perfect sense and doesn't...

That actually makes perfect sense and doesn't seem terrible going to be a big job but with that method it doesn't seem too bad. My next question is since this is non-structural how deep do you think...
12-19-17, 08:55 PM
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wow it was that tiny bevel. so small yet so...

wow it was that tiny bevel. so small yet so major. i took a little sand paper to it and no more problems. Thank you!!!
12-19-17, 06:50 PM
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door probelm

well what i thought to be an easy job wasnt so much. i was given a door for free but i couldnt use it anywhere unless i changed the swing. so i did

i also had to cut 4" out of it. so i took 2 out...
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i would consider lifting but the majority of the...

i would consider lifting but the majority of the section i need to do is tiled and i feel like a lot of tiles will be popping. i may consider doing that in the section where there is wood floor. or...
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Posted By brett14

building foundation walls under existing house non structural

the house is supported by cinder block piers. im fine with that
what i want to do is properly make a cinder block skirt basically around the house. non structural...more for a air tight crawlspace...
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Thanks for the reply. And I'm not looking to...

Thanks for the reply. And I'm not looking to change anything. The returns I'm talking about are in a bedroom and then office. I also have Pay return in each other bedroom and a central for the...
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return duct in 2x4 wall

hey guys. i am in over my head a little bit
im finally getting around to correcting my hvac ducts and just have a manual J and manual D done.

i got pretty much everything figured out except its...
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the only thing is, its not a continuous gap, i...

the only thing is, its not a continuous gap, i would consider trying to cut that one high section out to lower both other sides. but i dont know how to do that cleanly

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base trim gap....shoe molding alternatives?

i had my living room and hallway tiled with long 24 long planks of tile. my cousin who does it for a living did it. i thought he did semi good work until i started laying base molding. so a couple of...
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