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07-09-19, 08:28 AM
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Posted By sirk98

thanks for the suggestions!

thanks for the suggestions!
07-08-19, 02:04 PM
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Posted By sirk98

Question DIY Firepit -- Scope Creep :)

Hi all

So, the firepit is complete! LOVE the way it came out, and it certainly gets plenty of draft from below.

My 'scope creep' here is now I am thinking that I do not like grass right up to...
06-18-19, 11:22 AM
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Posted By sirk98

thanks! My google-fu failed me on the gauge of...

thanks! My google-fu failed me on the gauge of the 'heavy duty' example I linked to-- it said 2mm, which google indicated was 12 gauge.

I am guessing I want 10 gauge or better, in an ideal...
06-18-19, 08:43 AM
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Posted By sirk98

DIY Firepit

Hi all

So, I (finally!) got spousal approval to build a firepit in my backyard.

I know that the max size of the pit allowed by my town is 36" (I am not sure if they mean inside diameter, or...
04-23-19, 01:31 PM
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Posted By sirk98

painting the floor might be a good idea, though I...

painting the floor might be a good idea, though I see a lot of dust falling from the (ceiling?) joists above--when people walk on the 1st floor.

I am also wondering if the dehumidifier is drawing...
04-23-19, 08:54 AM
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Posted By sirk98

Dusty basement

Hi all

So, my NJ basement has a dehumidifier running. Basically runs constantly in the summer

What I am noticing is that the basement is really dusty when the dehumidifier is running--really...
01-18-19, 08:36 AM
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Posted By sirk98

trying to dial in Ecobee 4 and humidifier control

Hi all

So, my Ecobee 4 is controlling my Aprilaire humidifier (mounted on the furnace/whole house unit).

There are two main options for the Ecobee, as it pertains to the humidifier control:

...
01-08-19, 11:13 AM
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Posted By sirk98

UPDATE: Resolved. Tech came in. Dirty...

UPDATE:

Resolved. Tech came in. Dirty flame sensor. I now know how to clean it, and also how to safely check/clean out pressure switch.

At $175, I will call this an HVAC lesson fee, lol :)
01-08-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By sirk98

Installed Ecobee 4, now Lennox Furnace Behaving Oddly

Hi all

I am working with a Lennox gas furnace, model G60UHV-36A-070-06

As I mentioned in my Ecobee install thread (Specifically THIS message in that thread...
12-13-18, 08:42 AM
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Posted By sirk98

thanks! I will try this check

thanks! I will try this check
12-12-18, 01:51 PM
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Posted By sirk98

Hi! I should have specified-- the battery is...

Hi! I should have specified-- the battery is also from June of 2017.
12-12-18, 12:06 PM
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Posted By sirk98

Another Deep Cycle Marine Battery/ Backup Sump thread

I saw this post: checking battery and charger (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/electrical-ac-dc/600613-deep-cycle-battery-life.html) earlier. I have a similar question...

I replaced my battery...
12-11-18, 08:39 AM
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Posted By sirk98

Do you have a free wire / can you pull a new cable?

I was able to upgrade from a two wire thermostat to one that needs a C wire by pulling a cable with plenty of conductors, then plugging a wall wart in down by the boiler and connecting wall wart to...
12-10-18, 01:56 PM
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Posted By sirk98

did you trace the wires to the furnace/boiler...

did you trace the wires to the furnace/boiler control board? Are they connected Y..Y, etc? Hard to see the jumper in the picture...

Odd, but I am also not a pro :)
12-10-18, 12:56 PM
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Posted By sirk98

slightly OT, but I have a new Ecobee 4 (installed...

slightly OT, but I have a new Ecobee 4 (installed two days ago)... Where is this setting? I want to try this

^^^^ignore please. I found it :)
12-10-18, 10:31 AM
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Posted By sirk98

Silly indeed :)

Sorry for late reply-- was decking the halls, so to speak :)

Actually, when I first moved into this house, you all helped me a great deal with upgrading from a 'dumb thermostat' to the Wifi...
12-07-18, 04:21 PM
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Posted By sirk98

I am in NJ. I was wondering if the switch from...

I am in NJ. I was wondering if the switch from outside sensor Aprilaire controller to local forecast was a step backwards-- I figured that having a sensor in the living area, I'd have better...
12-07-18, 03:25 PM
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Views: 542
Posted By sirk98

success?

OK!

Got the Ecobee installed, wired, configured.

Good news: its controlling my humidifier!

Couple of items I could use some advice on, though.


The Aprilaire humidistat/controller was...
12-07-18, 11:03 AM
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Posted By sirk98

this is what current controller looks like ...

this is what current controller looks like

Humidistat Info...
12-07-18, 07:06 AM
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Views: 542
Posted By sirk98

Thanks! So, my plan is now: trace one...

Thanks!

So, my plan is now:

trace one wire from the C terminal in the furnace panel to the humidistat/controller
splice that with one wire one of the wires that goes from...
12-06-18, 09:06 PM
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Views: 542
Posted By sirk98

I was wrong. Itís an Aprilaire 600. the...

I was wrong. Itís an Aprilaire 600.

the controller actually has THREE thermostat cables to it:

Cable1: from furnace to controller
Cable2: appears to be AC condenser (outside) to controller...
12-06-18, 01:54 PM
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Views: 542
Posted By sirk98

Installing Ecobee 4 this weekend

Hi all

I am going to install an Ecobee 4 with remote sensor this weekend,

I dont foresee much of an issue, as I had previously pulled new 7 wire thermostat cable (plenty of extra wires), but I...
08-17-18, 03:19 PM
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Posted By sirk98

my apologies... I was multitasking, and thought I...

my apologies... I was multitasking, and thought I read undersink RO system :)

Sorry for the thread hijack! I was curious in general
08-17-18, 01:16 PM
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Views: 404
Posted By sirk98

would you leave the RO membrane in during this...

would you leave the RO membrane in during this step? I am guessing not, as you said to remove cartridges...
08-17-18, 09:21 AM
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Views: 496
Posted By sirk98

thanks! PT it is :) I had a hunch that was...

thanks! PT it is :)

I had a hunch that was the way to go, but wanted someone more knowledgeable than I to confirm.
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