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08-02-11, 06:10 PM
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Posted By zstopa

Hard wired smoke detector letting in hot attic air

Should have added this to my previous post...but yeah, what can i squirt into this hole here that is leaking hot air into the second floor hallway?
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08-02-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By zstopa

Please assess my insulation situation

Photos can be found here...



2 story 1300 sq ft duplex built in 1950 is having some excess heat issues on second floor..im new to insulation and recently went up there and took a bunch of...
08-02-11, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,633
Posted By zstopa

Proper settings for attic fan

Have a hard wired unit in the attic...always on i think..looks like the thermostat is set at 120 degrees..is this correct?

Please see this link for pics.
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07-16-11, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,159
Posted By zstopa

didn't see any white or ground wires in switch...

didn't see any white or ground wires in switch box..totally pulled it out too..

here a diagram of the situation in my ceiling box. I know I tied the fan into the uncapped whire at location C but...
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Views: 1,241
Posted By zstopa

2 basic questions - outlet and ceiling fan junction box

Replacing a light switch where there was an improper dimmer setup for a fan..the wires inside the outlet box are both black and both hot. Does it matter which goes to the top or bottom screws on my...
07-16-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,159
Posted By zstopa

Hi there, just knocking this out today. Ok...

Hi there,

just knocking this out today. Ok so:

Outlet just has 2 wires, both black and i cant seem to find a ground. i have a new single pol switch im going to install. Both black outlet...
07-13-11, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,159
Posted By zstopa

Smoke, sparks and pops from ceiling fan - need assistance on proper wiring

Hi there..

I installed a harbor breeze springfiled fan about 1.5 years ago..thought i did it right but things always seems amiss

Wall switch was a GE speed control unit and the "dimmer" on it...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By zstopa

General ?'s from eager HVAC rookie, and under cooling issue

Hi,

Thanks for reading. Been researching alot over the past two weeks trying to learn all I can on AC systems and general heating and cooling. This has grown from a few curious questions to a diy...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,274
Posted By zstopa

hmm...not sure i follow.. Are you saying the...

hmm...not sure i follow..

Are you saying the 1x4's would go across the hole, or on 2 of the 4 sides (parallel sides) of the hole?

The second one wouldn't work as we already have the medallion,...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,274
Posted By zstopa

Question Chandelier Install:Need help on how to mount. No outlet box available

Greetings,

I'm used to insalling simple fixtures, ceiling fans and the like but i'm not sure how to handle this situation.

Essentially I am trying to install a Chandelier with lights. Normally...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By zstopa

to both: thank you - yes, it did come with a...

to both: thank you - yes, it did come with a saw, however it chips away at the finish..i need a more refined blade i guess..
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By zstopa

laminate quater round cutting question

greetings,

just installed laminate flooring from lumber liquidators and happy with the result. Still need to finish adding th quater round.

We bought the matching quater round from LL for the...
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By zstopa

thank you... problem solved..not sure which...

thank you...

problem solved..not sure which solution was the primary fix, however did the following:

hot water valve was only open a bit under the sink..in fact, if i ran the hot water in the...
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By zstopa

Seeking advice before I buy a new dishwasher

Greetings,

Just moved into a new home..all is well with all major appliances and the blood and guts in the house except for the dishwasher.

After running, all items are left with a slimy,...
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By zstopa

help! installing right now and really confused about something..

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Greetings,

Currently starting to install laminate flooring. My product came with bord lengths in three sizes. I never noticed the advertised width of each board on the box until now its...
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