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10-30-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By njsalazar

baseboard water leak sensor

SO..... laste year experienced a water leak from a water pipe that heats out baseboards
The pipes snake their way close to the eaves and well .. it was especially cold and not well insulated the...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-21-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By njsalazar

system is a closed system ( PRV on main line...

system is a closed system ( PRV on main line entering home)
no changes to system other than its been cold lately
I'm going to change the TP valve today see if that remedies situation immediately,...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-21-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By njsalazar

regular discharge from TPR valve

Too long : didnt read : Leak from overflow tube after hot water use, no other time, Thermostat or TPR replace?

Have a 3 yo propane fired water heater 45 gallon. No expansion tank.
2 days a go...
02-20-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By njsalazar

Safe temp for pipes in the eaves: how much insulation?

Recently had a frozen pipe, I fixed it but then it dawned on me why it burst.

House has a gable roof with dormer windows.

The 3rd floor is finished with appropriate insulation between rafters...
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By njsalazar

multi showerhead with multi diverter....leak

Layout of shower
1 rain head
1 hand held
3 spray jets
1 single arm diverter to select between the above options
1 single arm hot / cold shut off valve

All installed by licensed plumber...
09-18-18, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By njsalazar

Buck booster transformer ? for a Euro Frig

we are looking to purchase a European frig , runs 240V and 50HZ ( its a specialty frig so no a standard US frig is not posible)

what complexity to add a buck booster trasnformer to be able to...
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By njsalazar

ahhh.. I feel better.. Thank you.

ahhh.. I feel better.. Thank you.
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By njsalazar

which hurrican tie for Deck joist?

Hanging my joists over the cantilever beam and am attaching them to the beam
But which hurrican tie or hurricane strap (for the rim joists)
there seem to be 2 types of each at my home depot
one...
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By njsalazar

yes, that's what i meant by "louvres" I even put...

yes, that's what i meant by "louvres" I even put aluminum foil behind the fins in the other rooms and closed the dampers in the "study:" as we don tneed it warm. bedroom2 and 3 are the kids thus...
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By njsalazar

Upgrade base board slant fins?

Too long/ didn't read version: Where can i get Hi out put Hot water baseboards that have longer fins?

Long story
So had a plumber/ heat fellow come over

Started talking and told him one...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-30-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By njsalazar

soem good points. I ll begin with replacing the...

soem good points. I
ll begin with replacing the valve first ( easy and cheap)

back story is we do have pressure reducing valve ( always have for past 25 odd years)
PSI is about 80 and has...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-29-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By njsalazar

Water heater has "released" water from T&P reliefe valve a few times

So our water heater is a separate propane water heater. Water is not pre heated from our oil burner. Only the burner has an expansion tank, no such tank on my heater tank. heater tank is filled with...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,580
Posted By njsalazar

thanks for the replies.... I was thinking...

thanks for the replies....
I was thinking something like this
67051

Fixed cables "loose" sail when needed. righ up a cable pulley system maybe tie it off on a cleat.

Cant place posts in the...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,580
Posted By njsalazar

DIY sail shade ideas.... but retractable

Looking to install something like this a sail shade
Choosing the Right Shade Sail for Your Space | Coolaroo (http://www.coolaroo.com/diy-hub/choosing-the-right-shade-sail-for-your-space)

...
06-28-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By njsalazar

I tried the sealent but prior to that I cleaned...

I tried the sealent but prior to that I cleaned inspected the threads and flare. no issues caught my eye.

Threw the sealent on and voila no issues whatsoever. Just odd to me going against the...
06-28-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By njsalazar

there is but... calling a pro on this. expectign...

there is but... calling a pro on this. expectign company tomorrow night and need this installed ASAP. Otherwise I'd take a shot on this.
Thanks for the feedback
06-28-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By njsalazar

How many bubbles is considered a gas leak?

Sort of tongue in cheek.. I'm installing a newer gas stove to the existing gas line in the kitchen. New connection set being used. Placed thread sealent on pipe connections but have not used any at...
06-28-15, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By njsalazar

ease of changing wall out let from 0A 125/220 change to 20A/125v

we jsut replaced the stove,old stove used 30A 12/220v plug/ outlet.
new stove uses 20A/125v

how easy would it be for me to change it out. I"m thinking this is a pro job
to eitherr swap out...
06-10-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By njsalazar

to tell you the truth I have no idea. I googled...

to tell you the truth I have no idea. I googled an image and dont recognize it.
There is this one apparatus that appears after the sprinkler/house split, i believe, might be before it.

the...
06-10-15, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By njsalazar

Oddest pipe sound and water pressure is fluctuating

This started last night out of nowhere.
bottom line all faucets, showers and toilets when used exhibit the same behavior A wierd pulsing sound coming from the basement near where the water enters...
Replies: 5
Views: 12,436
Posted By njsalazar

So i put a call into the manufacturer, I'd like...

So i put a call into the manufacturer, I'd like to avoid cleaning out the carb if its Just a simple adjustment i do under load vs the no load i've done before.

The cold air thoery makes sense, as...
Replies: 5
Views: 12,436
Posted By njsalazar

Generator surging Under NO load

So back ground.. I bought a sportsman GEN7000 genny last summer.
Prepped per directions, run with gas in summer and late Fall for about 30 min each time with gas and stabil. Each time was put away...
02-21-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By njsalazar

so jus tto answer some of the follow up...

so jus tto answer some of the follow up questions....
We are going with a 75 foot cord here( not an extension cord from generator tot he actual appliances , the cord from the 10 gauge 4 frong 30...
02-11-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By njsalazar

good point , something i made to the wife already...

good point , something i made to the wife already , within a 100' feet i have a shed , it could house the generator or I can create a small lean to hinged to the side to protect the generator. i...
02-11-15, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By njsalazar

transfer panel is being wired on monday. we...

transfer panel is being wired on monday.
we have a new born in the house so money is "being watched" costs being challenged why spend 80$-100$ more when we dont need that extra 50' and we find that...
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