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Forum: Water Heaters
10-10-18, 07:50 PM
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Posted By diyIn2017

Yes, they did. It is double walled, I asked...

Yes, they did. It is double walled, I asked about the same thing. They also referred to it as a B-Line.

I don't understand your 2nd paragraph completely, could you expound a bit more?.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-10-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Thanks for all your help. I'm ecstatic that its...

Thanks for all your help. I'm ecstatic that its clear, now I'm focused on the water heater.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-09-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

The B-Vent is clean!!!!! :) I finally got...

The B-Vent is clean!!!!! :)

I finally got someone to come out for a free quote, and I honestly wouldn't have been upset if they changed and asked me to pay after cos I'm so happy right now. I...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-07-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Thanks steve_gro. I'll make calls tomorrow. ...

Thanks steve_gro. I'll make calls tomorrow.

Its been a month since it went off. I travel for work so I've been away but my sibling says no alarm since then. The fireman made the decision to turn...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-07-18, 09:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Got it. Thanks, I'll keep calling around. One big...

Got it. Thanks, I'll keep calling around. One big disadvantage is that this is their busy season(fall into winter) ergo price inflation. I wish this happened in the summer.:(
Forum: Water Heaters
10-05-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Thanks everyone for your feedback so far. I...

Thanks everyone for your feedback so far.

I had a feeling I might have to replace the Water Heater, but yes fixing any potential CO issue is more important and I would happily delay the new Heater...
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Views: 2,504
Posted By diyIn2017

Got it, but that was the reason for the new 2nd...

Got it, but that was the reason for the new 2nd subfloor, right? It was initially hardibacker.
Replies: 57
Views: 2,504
Posted By diyIn2017

I still have to go into the store(dealing with a...

I still have to go into the store(dealing with a water heater + CO issue..separate thread) but it looks like I can return my sheet vinyl order if I can find vinyl planks as a substitute.

I'm...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-04-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

If the evidence is the whitish film on the...

If the evidence is the whitish film on the furnace's flue pipe... I believe that was due to the central air unit installation (blackish pipe coming out from furnace). The next summer it was leaking...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-04-18, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

I don't understand what you mean. Are you asking...

I don't understand what you mean. Are you asking if I have access to this "pipe" on the first floor?


Replace the pipe originating from the heater all the way to its connection into the older...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-04-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Hi Steve_gro, Thanks for the feedback. The...

Hi Steve_gro,

Thanks for the feedback. The issue is that so far everyone wants to charge a $90 fee just to come out. Is it because I've been referring to it as a repair? Should I phrase it as a CO...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-04-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Hi PJmax, Here is a picture of the entire setup.

Hi PJmax, Here is a picture of the entire setup.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-04-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

OK, got it on the Bathroom vent, but the...

OK, got it on the Bathroom vent, but the contractor did mention water damage or something...bath is under construction. I attached pictures of it, I might as well see if this will need to be fixed as...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-03-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Hi Tumble, I don't know how I missed your post...

Hi Tumble, I don't know how I missed your post but I'll post pics when I get away from work.

Yes, I think there is something like on the roof, also I think there were signs of old water damage in...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-03-18, 07:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Addressing each bolded - Yes the heater is...

Addressing each bolded
- Yes the heater is elevated by 16 inches sitting on a structure and so is the furnace, I just measured it.

- I'm not expert, so I came to get honest opinions and more...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-03-18, 01:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

What do you want to see? I can take more pictures.

What do you want to see? I can take more pictures.
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Views: 2,504
Posted By diyIn2017

Ah decisions, I have sheet vinyl that I ordered...

Ah decisions, I have sheet vinyl that I ordered but never picked. I never had it "cut" so it was still returnable when I called 4 months ago. If I can, I want to switch to vinyl planks. I'll give...
Replies: 57
Views: 2,504
Posted By diyIn2017

Ah, my brother did that, also if you read thru...

Ah, my brother did that, also if you read thru the thread this is the 2nd subfloor and the advice by czizzi was to not screw it into the joists. I think at the time, either the drill battery died or...
Replies: 57
Views: 2,504
Posted By diyIn2017

Yes, I do have a towel in there, I took it out...

Yes, I do have a towel in there, I took it out for pictures.
Forum: Water Heaters
10-02-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Flue pipe is the pipe from the water heater,...

Flue pipe is the pipe from the water heater, right?

Flue line is what the flue pipe is connected to? If yes, I think the roof. This is the garage and its going into the garage ceiling. How can I...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-02-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Beginner level : done a paint jobs, toilet...

Beginner level : done a paint jobs, toilet repairs(flapper valve), going through an bath work(new drywall for wall panels, new sub-floor, etc)...lots of hand holding from forum.

The CO2 risk does...
Replies: 57
Views: 2,504
Posted By diyIn2017

Hello czizzi, I'm home (travel for work) and...

Hello czizzi,

I'm home (travel for work) and will be as far I know through the year end. So its time to get this bathroom back up & running. Heading out to the gym is getting tedious.

I posted...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-02-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By diyIn2017

Exclamation Water Heating Vent Pipe flagged as potential CO2 risk, DIY for a newbie?

Hello,

I had a CO2 alarm go off recently and upon inspection the fireman pointed to the Water Heater Pipes are a potential risk. Its have cracks, not properly fitted on the draft hood etc. I went...
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By diyIn2017

So I had to google a couple of items you...

So I had to google a couple of items you mentioned in the post lol!

I think what you're saying is that I have to dig 42", then set concrete using the sonotube and at the top add/insert the post...
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Views: 716
Posted By diyIn2017

Sorry I don't understand what you mean...

Sorry I don't understand what you mean (underlined) .... I still learning "deck" terms & concepts

40 inches which is why the Code states the post must be 42 inches. I have to get a permit for this...
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