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Help no heat

I've had my local utility out twice and both times they get it running but after a few hours my boiler shuts off again. I have an old Hb smith boiler that won't put out heat. Originally they came...
04-09-14, 09:40 AM
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Posted By mrman115

I did get a quote from a electrician to replace...

I did get a quote from a electrician to replace the box $860 scheduled a date but he never showed up. Kinda disapeared. Not before getting the permits. So now the town is calling me to inspect...
04-08-14, 03:40 PM
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Posted By mrman115

That is true that I do not need to replace my...

That is true that I do not need to replace my panel. However my box currently is full of tandem breakers. Also it is the older pushmatic which have there own problems. It is a short box. So I was...
04-08-14, 08:51 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Mini Split vs. Through the wall

I am looking to install either a mini split or a through the wall ac in my house this spring. It would be replacing a 12k BTU window unit that I have to lug up and down stairs every season. Both...
11-17-13, 09:09 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Sorry the only way to get to the wire is after I...

Sorry the only way to get to the wire is after I remove the outlet box. It comes down from the attic to the left of it.
11-17-13, 08:18 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Im not certain where it goes I have a finished...

Im not certain where it goes I have a finished attic and plaster walls that I really dont want to remove. For all I know is that its chained to everylight fixture on the second floor. It may run to...
11-16-13, 08:59 PM
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Posted By mrman115

The cable makes it into the outlet box but is...

The cable makes it into the outlet box but is almost impossible to attach it to the outlet. We had it attached but it pulls on the wire a lot.
11-15-13, 08:36 PM
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Posted By mrman115

Problem with old wiring

I have a 90 year old house with old BX cable. I have been replacing as ive been going along. I now have a problem I ran a new line from the basement to the second floor outlet. It had a bx cable...
10-28-13, 05:18 PM
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Posted By mrman115

I wouldn't mind restoringing them I just wouldn't...

I wouldn't mind restoringing them I just wouldn't know where to start.
10-28-13, 10:13 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Here is a photo of the window

Here is a photo of the window
10-28-13, 08:54 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Stained glass windows

I currently have 2 stained glass windows in my home, and on the outside of these windows are wooden framed regular glass windows. I am looking to replace these wooden windows and keeping the stained...
08-07-13, 05:41 PM
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Posted By mrman115

I guess I need to re level the door. Like I said...

I guess I need to re level the door. Like I said it is leaning a bit towards the outside on the top, so it would be even with the exterior wall. I guess that will be another fun task with the...
08-07-13, 09:52 AM
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Posted By mrman115

issues with exterior door install

I installed a new exterior door and enlarged it from a 31.5 inch to a 36 inch door. The door is in header was installed however I have a large amount of light coming from the seal, the bottom of the...
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Posted By mrman115

I had some mold issues in the basement that I had...

I had some mold issues in the basement that I had to take care of and they also put in the carbon fiber straps in a few places that the foundation had cracks. How do I redo the joints while placing...
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Posted By mrman115

Sorry im replying so late but I just got out of...

Sorry im replying so late but I just got out of work. Here is a photo.

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b113/89maxman/house/IMG_0266.jpg...
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Posted By mrman115

Foundation issue

I have a house built in 1920 it has a basement under the majority of the house and there is a kitchen off the back with a crawl space underneath. The cinder blocks on the side underneath the kitchen...
06-27-13, 08:20 PM
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Posted By mrman115

The door is currently 32 inch and I'm installing...

The door is currently 32 inch and I'm installing a 36inch door. So the headers going to be about 48 inches. The ceiling joints are perpendicular to this wall. It is not a gable wall so the rafters...
06-27-13, 08:42 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Temporary support for joists whiler removing load bearing wall

I am enlarging my front door, so I need to temporarily support the joists while I do this. Is there any special things that would need to be done. Its a 2 story house and it has a basement below...
06-04-13, 08:29 AM
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Posted By mrman115

I've looked at some other forums about balloon...

I've looked at some other forums about balloon framing. Do I have to use one of the current studs as a king joist to run the header to? Unfortunately next to my exterior door they ran the plumbing...
06-04-13, 08:17 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Thanks a lot...sounds like a fun bit of work i...

Thanks a lot...sounds like a fun bit of work i have to do...The old threshold is sitting on a 2x4 which is on top of the floor joists.
06-04-13, 07:44 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Here are some pictures of the door and wall

Here are some pictures of the door and wall
06-04-13, 07:34 AM
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Posted By mrman115

I will take some pictures I have vinyl siding...

I will take some pictures I have vinyl siding outside.
06-04-13, 07:08 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Installing a larger exterior door.

I currently have a 32 inch exterior door to my house and I would like to install a 36 inch. The room in which the door will be installed is currently just studded walls. The problem I notice is...
06-03-13, 08:35 AM
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Posted By mrman115

I have both soffits and a ridge vent. They ran I...

I have both soffits and a ridge vent. They ran I believe r-30 all the way up the rafters I do not see any baffles when I removed a section of the insulation.
06-03-13, 07:54 AM
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Posted By mrman115

Cooling a second floor and attic

I bought a house last year with a finished attic. The problem is heat rises and doesn't seem to leave the house. The second floor is unbearable if it is over 60 degrees outside. When they finished...
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