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03-22-13, 12:24 AM
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Posted By LIbean

Chandler, Below system sounds like what your...

Chandler,
Below system sounds like what your client has found:
Electric Floor Heating, Warm Tile - ThermoSoft (http://www.thermosoft.com/radiant-floor-heating/?gclid=CPP1k47Tj7YCFYSe4AodRBUAyg)
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03-18-13, 09:49 PM
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Posted By LIbean

Radiant Heat Flooring (Electrical) in basement room

Hello There
,
I have to rip out my basement due to the recent water damage caused by Nemo. I now have a new boiler system, which my plumber added a new fin-tube baseboard to heat the basement...
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Posted By LIbean

Here is the picture if it helps. The leak seems...

Here is the picture if it helps. The leak seems very small amount as there is no noise until the valve activates...
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Posted By LIbean

I finally got to install Fluidmaster toilet kit. ...

I finally got to install Fluidmaster toilet kit. All works well EXCEPT there seems small leaks of the water into the bowl, which causes to activate the fill valve at some intervals. Any tips on...
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Posted By LIbean

Toilet fill valve change

Hello,
I have one of those old Crane toilet that has a plastic ball lever that stops when the tank fills up. This mechanism does not work well and my tank always leaks water into the toilet...
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Views: 3,220
Posted By LIbean

Thanks for your feed backs

NJ Trooper,

I will speak with my neighbor who recommended him. I do think it is reasonable price for new install. Yes, he also commented on the shady workmanship of the previous install...so I...
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Posted By LIbean

My full size murphy bed is made using the...

My full size murphy bed is made using the hardware I had bought almost 12 yrs ago. I ordered the hardware mechanism and found a carpenter who built and installed it in my apt. (Now, they sell it on...
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Posted By LIbean

New Boiler System Cost Estimate

Hello everyone,
My neighbor's boiler man came by and temporarily fixed my heat problem simply by bleeding the pipe for now. I no longer hear "running brook" sound from my baseboard.

He gave me...
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Views: 3,220
Posted By LIbean

Yes, it does make sense now. Thanks! I...

Yes, it does make sense now. Thanks!

I guess the upper pipe on either side of air trap is the section I need to work on, NOT the return piping, which is connected to the lower part of boiler.
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Posted By LIbean

Thanks, NJtrooper, for your detail direction! ...

Thanks, NJtrooper, for your detail direction!

just to confirm, can you re-confirm if my understanding is correct per attached?

Thanks again,
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Posted By LIbean

Thanks, PJmax, It sounds easy enough to change it...

Thanks, PJmax, It sounds easy enough to change it if I can find the part.

Care to share any tips, any precautionary measures? do I need to shut off anything before I start? I will do some...
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Posted By LIbean

drooplug, I just checked the air vent on top of...

drooplug,
I just checked the air vent on top of the red gizmo. It was easy to unscrew it but when I loosened it slowly, air came out and some water as well. I screwed it back untill water leak...
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Posted By LIbean

drooplug, Totally understand, but it's yours if...

drooplug, Totally understand, but it's yours if you want. Yes, I believe it's fairly wide but narrow in depth. Let me know if you need exact size.

PJmax and NJtrooper:
You are both correct. This...
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Posted By LIbean

Thanks, drooplug, I now understand what...

Thanks, drooplug,
I now understand what "babbling brook" sound means after much of learning on this forum. It's annoying but I haven't thought much of it as I know that indicates my heat is...
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Views: 3,220
Posted By LIbean

Thanks, All, NJ Trooper, I do see your points,...

Thanks, All,
NJ Trooper, I do see your points, also read your instructions on charging the expansion tank, however it seems way more involved procedure than I'd handle.

I want to see if there is...
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Posted By LIbean

NJ Trooper, Black shiny surface is NOT water,...

NJ Trooper,
Black shiny surface is NOT water, it's some sort of epoxy paint applied on CMU wall (exterior below grade). The flue pipe turns 90 degree angle & up through the brick chimney to the...
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Posted By LIbean

Thanks, NJ Trooper and Furd for your helpful...

Thanks, NJ Trooper and Furd for your helpful responses.

I did find (2) gauges as NJ Trooper had pointed out in the front of the unit. (Here are more photos of the whole system with descriptions as...
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Posted By LIbean

Pressure Gauge reading 52-54 psi and "water rushing" Sound in the Base Board

Hello, I am a newbie in this forum, hope to get some answers to a couple of inquires related to my oil-fuel-boiler w/ fin-tube-water base board system. (attached are the reference shots of the boiler...
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