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03-12-13, 06:43 AM
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LP Gas Furnace - Arcoaire PS92 or York TG9S?

I'm going to be replacing my 20 yo oil furnace with an LP gas furnace. I've narrowed it down to 2 different contractors. One is proposing to install an Arcoaire PS92 furnace and the other...
03-06-13, 02:02 PM
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Views: 991
Posted By neskier

Arcoaire?

I received a quote on a new gas furnace from a heat contractor. When I asked what type of furnace, he said it would be an Arcoaire. I've never heard of this brand. Can anyone tell me anything...
03-01-13, 07:08 AM
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Views: 909
Posted By neskier

Cost of Burner Replacement?

I've been told by my heating contractor that the heat exchanger on my 20 yo oil fired furnace is cracked and the furnace will need to be replaced (I'd also need a new oil tank as mine is apparently...
02-12-13, 10:53 AM
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Posted By neskier

Heat Pump - Water in intake/Around base of air handler?

I currently use a heat pump (Goodman) as a supplemental source of heat that I had installed with a 20x25 great room addition two years ago. The unit seems to work fine (in fact it was just checked...
09-07-12, 06:51 AM
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Posted By neskier

I actually did call him. He's scheduled to come...

I actually did call him. He's scheduled to come out this weekend.

I did have a new brick patio put in (over a layer of concrete). Not sure if it's a coincidence but I believe the water started...
09-04-12, 11:44 AM
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Posted By neskier

New Addition - Leak in basement where new basement meets preexisting?

I had a 25x25' great room addition built last fall with a full foundation. In so doing, the contractor added on to the prexisting french drain system. 3-4 months ago, I started to notice water...
12-14-11, 07:29 PM
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Views: 4,187
Posted By neskier

Thanks. I'd be looking at the xg7000e with...

Thanks. I'd be looking at the xg7000e with electric start.
12-14-11, 09:36 AM
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Views: 4,187
Posted By neskier

Thought I'd renew this thread as I'm about to...

Thought I'd renew this thread as I'm about to pull the trigger on a unit. Someone recommended a Generac XG7000E. Any thoughts on this unit? Can I do better for the $$ ($1,199)? I've also read the...
12-08-11, 11:57 AM
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Views: 1,037
Posted By neskier

Considering Upgrading Oil furnace?

My home is an executive ranch style and it is approximately 3500 square feet of living space. My current oil burner is a Lennox Elite, Model C23-51-1 (AFUE 81.0; Least effective AFUE 78.0;Most...
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Views: 1,800
Posted By neskier

Thanks for the reply! Someone also recommended...

Thanks for the reply! Someone also recommended weather stripping.
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Views: 1,800
Posted By neskier

New Induction Range - Counter too short?

Approx. 7 years ago, we remodeled our kitchen which included hardwood floors. The builder installed the cabinets prior to installing the flooring. As a result, the counter sat too low (approx....
11-02-11, 06:24 AM
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Posted By neskier

Interesting . . . I will look into this.

Interesting . . . I will look into this.
11-01-11, 03:36 PM
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Views: 4,187
Posted By neskier

He was thinking something like 5000 watts with 6...

He was thinking something like 5000 watts with 6 circuits (e.g., a Powerhorse 7000 with a Gen tran switch). He said everything installed would be in the $2K range.

He did suggest I can pick out...
11-01-11, 02:02 PM
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Views: 4,187
Posted By neskier

This is exactly what I'm looking for. I have...

This is exactly what I'm looking for. I have town water so that's not an issue.
11-01-11, 01:59 PM
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Views: 4,187
Posted By neskier

You're right. I realize that now. Thanks-

You're right. I realize that now. Thanks-
11-01-11, 11:02 AM
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Posted By neskier

Go it!! So what are you able to do with your...

Go it!! So what are you able to do with your set up?
11-01-11, 09:49 AM
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Views: 4,187
Posted By neskier

Generator Recommendation?

Within the last two months, I've lost power at my house for significant periods of time due to a hurricane and recent snow storm :( I've now decided it might be time to invest in a gas-powered...
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Views: 4,316
Posted By neskier

Thanks! Anyone else have any thoughts?

Thanks! Anyone else have any thoughts?
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Views: 4,316
Posted By neskier

So after further consideration, I decided to go...

So after further consideration, I decided to go with a local contractor who was actually referred to me to begin with (although his price was the highest).

However, he apparently uses IKO...
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Views: 4,316
Posted By neskier

Question on Roof Shingles

I need to have the roof shingles replaced on my vacation home in New Hampshire. I've been given a very reasonable price by the local Lowes which includes stripping the old shingles, water/ice...
08-27-11, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,005
Posted By neskier

Yes . . . there is 3/4" plywood over it over...

Yes . . . there is 3/4" plywood over it over which we will install oak flooring.
08-26-11, 06:25 PM
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Views: 8,005
Posted By neskier

Breathable barrier to cover Insulation?

I just had a great room addition with a full basement put on my house. The floor was insulated with fiberglass insulation with the pink side exposed. While I don't intend to finish the basement, I...
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Views: 1,606
Posted By neskier

Cost of New Roof?

I own a vacation home in New Hampshire which is in need of a new roof. It is an A-Frame/Ski Chalet style built in 1990 and has approx. 1,200 square feet of living space.

The house is in need of a...
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Views: 910
Posted By neskier

Durable Deck Finish/weatherproofer?

Last fall, I pressure washed my deck and treated it with Behr's Premium Transparent Weatherproofing Wood finish (water based) (house is located in NH). Throughout the winter, ice had formed under...
07-11-11, 11:23 AM
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Views: 1,932
Posted By neskier

Should any HVAC contractor be able to do this?

Should any HVAC contractor be able to do this?
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