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01-04-18, 12:54 PM
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Thanks for your reply. Good point on potential...

Thanks for your reply. Good point on potential sewage escape possibility.

I don't want to cut off the threaded part in case something goes wrong or want to put everything back the way it was. Plus...
01-04-18, 10:57 AM
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Connecting dehumidifier discharge to sewer..

Hi!

Haven't posted here in a while, but need to tap into community knowledge again.

I want to connect dehumidifier drain pipe to my sewer line. Conveniently I have a capped sewer connection...
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Views: 1,370
Posted By _Diver

closing a loop on this one. i bought the same air...

closing a loop on this one. i bought the same air scoop as i have installed and took it apart. took some convincing (vice+pipe wrench) to unscrew that puppy for some reason.

after that i decided...
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Posted By _Diver

spott, i think we're good. sorry if there was any...

spott, i think we're good. sorry if there was any confusion :)
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Posted By _Diver

spott, when you say that i can "unscrew the...

spott,

when you say that i can "unscrew the vent", do you mean the top of the air eliminator that hold the actual vent topped with the black cap? i think that part was confusing.

i can replace...
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Posted By _Diver

spott, your message is a bit confusing since...

spott,

your message is a bit confusing since you're using the terms scoop and vent that could be used interchangeably.

i understand that removal of the air eliminator is not that complicated. i...
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Views: 773
Posted By _Diver

Tony, The door is in full sun second half of...

Tony,

The door is in full sun second half of the day. I'm well aware of the heat being trapped between the storm door and the actual door. For summer I plan on removing the glass and having a...
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Views: 773
Posted By _Diver

Thanks for your replies, guys. From what I...

Thanks for your replies, guys. From what I gathered here, I think it will be beneficial to have the storm door. Here is a bit more info...

Over the years I've done a lot of air sealing around the...
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Posted By _Diver

Vermont, I'm gonna try the needle and the...

Vermont,

I'm gonna try the needle and the towel trick, but maybe at the end of the season. if it doesn't work, I will take it apart and attempt to clean up.

I do have cold water intake from...
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Posted By _Diver

drafty entrance door and storm door

I have a somewhat drafty entry door in my house. The weather stripping still seems to be descent, but it probably got compressed thru the years of use to the point where itís not as tight as I would...
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Posted By _Diver

Vermont, I think mine could be clogged up as...

Vermont,

I think mine could be clogged up as you're describing. I can remove the cap and nothing happens. No air, no water. It is a floater type and it looks very much the same as the one in your...
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Views: 1,370
Posted By _Diver

the cap is loose of course. the bucket idea...

the cap is loose of course.

the bucket idea is simple. fill the bucket with water and put a pump into it. fill the pump hose with water and connect it to one of the drain valves. connect a hose...
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Posted By _Diver

air in the hydronic heating system

I have some air in my hydronic heating system. Not much. Not enough to create an air block. Not enough to hear it on the first floor. Just enough to hear some running water whooshing sounds on the...
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Posted By _Diver

i plan on using tapcon steel screws that are...

i plan on using tapcon steel screws that are coated with some polymer. stainless steel screws are also available. i'm not too concerned with screws longevity, just the possibility of freeze/thaw...
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Posted By _Diver

concrete screws and freezing/thawing cycles

Hi!

I will be putting some concrete screws into my pool concrete deck. I was wondering if I should be concern with possibility of cracking due to water getting into the screw holes and...
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Posted By _Diver

i have extremely soft water. i know that because...

i have extremely soft water. i know that because i did my own analysis. My calcium hardness (main contributor to hardness of the water) is 40 ppm and my total alkalinity is 60 ppm. With some other...
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Posted By _Diver

ok, thank you guys. i thought i was going crazy...

ok, thank you guys. i thought i was going crazy :)

and it looks indeed that 4th line was supposed to be the line going to indirect. and the pump is in the wrong place too :)
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Posted By _Diver

Indirect DHW tank always on with zone valve installation?

I was looking thru installation instructions for superstore contender indirect water heater and I came across this diagram for installation with zone valves:

45297

I don't see a zone valve on...
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Posted By _Diver

wouldn't it be a problem to operate in condensing...

wouldn't it be a problem to operate in condensing mode for prolong period of time for a boiler that is designed to be a non-condensing boiler ?

regular boiler heat exchanger might be made out of...
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Posted By _Diver

sounds like expanding pipe rubbing against some...

sounds like expanding pipe rubbing against some lumber...
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Posted By _Diver

I've spent some time with the same problem and...

I've spent some time with the same problem and here (http://www.doityourself.com/forum/boilers-home-heating-steam-hot-water-systems/512884-how-i-silenced-my-hydronic-heating-system.html) is my...
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Views: 4,765
Posted By _Diver

wouldn't closed zone valve on the indirect...

wouldn't closed zone valve on the indirect prevent that?
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Views: 1,316
Posted By _Diver

NJ Trooper, if you think this is suitable for...

NJ Trooper, if you think this is suitable for sticky I'm all for it. I hope it helps someone..

Here is my original thread on kettling ...
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Views: 1,316
Posted By _Diver

how i silenced my hydronic heating system

Many complain about noisy hydronic heating systems. When we moved into our new house ours was not an exception. It was loud and sported thundering rumble, mini explosion and crackling type of...
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Views: 5,098
Posted By _Diver

it looks like instructions say to set it to the...

it looks like instructions say to set it to the minimum pressure in the system and since i should be running at about 16psi it should be ok. what makes me wonder though is the fact that expansion...
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