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Posted By sshel

Hello Dick, Pecos, Thanks for all the info. ...

Hello Dick, Pecos,

Thanks for all the info.

/S
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Posted By sshel

Dips on Concrete Patio

Hello All,

I am trying to tackle a water puddling problem on my concrete patio. Except a few hairline cracks the concrete pad is in great condition (55 years). The pad has a slight bow/dip at a...
10-12-06, 05:16 PM
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Posted By sshel

Thanks jpm121. Will try this soon (before the...

Thanks jpm121. Will try this soon (before the winter ...:=0))

/S
10-09-06, 08:49 AM
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Posted By sshel

Spring tension in a Single Pane Window

Hello All,

I have a single pane window which has lost some spring tension on it. Hence when the window is opened it will slide back down a bit. I was planning on taking the spring out of the...
07-06-06, 11:40 AM
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Posted By sshel

Rim Joist Replacement

Hello,

I have a rotten rim joist problem on one corner of the house. I used to have water problems in my crawlspace which has been fully fixed now. But I just happened to notice though that the...
04-19-06, 12:04 PM
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Views: 1,539
Posted By sshel

Hello Bollide/Rainbird/majakdragon/steve_gro, ...

Hello Bollide/Rainbird/majakdragon/steve_gro,

Thanks all for the info. Finished changing the pipe with a Type K. Had to use a 60 Ft Roll. Thanks.

/S
04-17-06, 11:59 AM
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Posted By sshel

he recommended me to go with 3/4 inch soft copper...

he recommended me to go with 3/4 inch soft copper pipe (Type L).
> His reasons were that there would be no sweating/joints

>Yes, same good reason for PE waterline.
>That's only one reason,...
04-12-06, 07:57 AM
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Posted By sshel

> I suspect this means that they do not permit...

> I suspect this means that they do not permit anyone but licensed plumbers to hook pipe to their meters.
> However, the actual regulations have to be public information.
Exactly what hoops you...
04-11-06, 12:04 PM
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Posted By sshel

The Local Water Dept. (that owns the meter)...

The Local Water Dept. (that owns the meter) suggested I talk to my plumber. Right now I have a metal pipe which has been there since 1950. Thanks for the info Bollide.

/S
04-09-06, 08:21 PM
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Posted By sshel

Pipe for Main Water Connection

Hello All,

I am planning on replacing the main water line (The one that goes from the water meter to the house.)What are the options for this kind of pipe? Would it be the PVC kind of pipe or the...
03-24-06, 08:22 AM
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Posted By sshel

Hello Bolide, Technically makes sense, as...

Hello Bolide,

Technically makes sense, as the stud is not supporting much anyways. After this post I did check, that if I go this route, I can put Siemens 100 Amp 30/40 (Would have to cut 6 to 7...
03-22-06, 01:17 PM
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Posted By sshel

Hello Bolide That's what I thought too in...

Hello Bolide

That's what I thought too in the first place, when I checked the prices for the panels... The stud is already cut for the box to fit in (I guess this was done when they first...
03-22-06, 11:20 AM
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Posted By sshel

Sub Panel Location Questions??

Hello All,

I was in the process of adding a dishwasher in my kitchen and a dedicated outlet for the refrigerator. In the process I realized that I was out of spaces in the Sub-panel. The sub panel...
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Posted By sshel

Hi All, Thanks for the info/suggestions. I...

Hi All,

Thanks for the info/suggestions. I went with metal ducts and they are completely installed as of yesterday.

/S
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Posted By sshel

Question Furnace Cycling Constantly

Hello All,

My Gas furnance keeps switching on every 10 minutes. Its a brand new furnace (53000 BTU & 8 months old) and the heating space is 1200 sq. ft. Half of the single pane windows in the...
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Posted By sshel

Thanks tinner73. Should be done by this Saturday...

Thanks tinner73. Should be done by this Saturday or atleast shooting for it. I am using Round Plenum 10 Inch diameter to replace 12 inch x 8 inch of rectangular ones that I have currently installed....
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Posted By sshel

Hello Tinner73, That's right, its in the...

Hello Tinner73,

That's right, its in the crawlspace. Currently I am trying to figure out how the duct take offs should be placed that is right now the rectangular plenum has duct take offs on...
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Posted By sshel

Hello tinner73, Thanks. Also do I need to...

Hello tinner73,

Thanks. Also do I need to pay attention to the duct take off locations off of this round plenum. Is there a way to calculate the sizing (based on the existing plenum)?? Appreciate...
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Views: 3,606
Posted By sshel

Question Plenum - Rectangular or Round?

Hi All,

I am in the process of changing the central trunk line/plenum and some of the contractors I talked to, suggest a round plenum instead of the usual rectangular one that I have seen in most...
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Posted By sshel

Changing Plenum/Main Trunk Line

Hello All,

Just last week I had a post about Duct (Metal Duct or Flex). I started replacing the existing ducts (with metal ducts.) Initially I was just gonna replace the duct runs and was gonna...
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Posted By sshel

Hello tinner73/notsohandy/mitch17, Couple of...

Hello tinner73/notsohandy/mitch17,

Couple of reasons for changing the ducts:

a) Part of my ducts (where the insulation had fallen off before) are rusted. They were partly disconnected till I...
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Views: 1,737
Posted By sshel

Metal Duct Or Flex

Hi,

I am planning on changing my ducts (Just the ducts that run from the Plenum to the Registers not the Plenum itself). The ducts are in the crawlspace. I am planning on doing it myself.

I...
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Posted By sshel

Leaking Crawlspace

Hello,

I was planning on waterproofing my crawlspace (From the outside). The house is on a grade which slopes from North --> South. Every time it rains water collects on the south side of the...
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