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04-22-19, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Idlewild294

Replacing a hot water circulator

Our hot water circulator started buzzing and causing noise in my pipes. I plan on swapping it with the same make and model so I just have to drop the new one in. I saw the instructions stated ďAir...
12-26-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Idlewild294

Damage to romex insulation

I know very little about electricity, but I am a firefighter and I know the dangers surrounding it. I recently heard about the dangers of tight staples on romex so I did a pass through my attic, and...
12-24-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Idlewild294

Question about installing a Lux TX9600TS

I am a newby to thermostat installation and I'm replacing a Honeywell TH8320WF with a Lux TX9600TS. I don't currently have the specifics on my system, but I do have a Trane XR14 HVAC with heat pump...
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By Idlewild294

Helical wall ties

I have a brick veneer gable at my home that appears to be a little loose. I found that the gable/ top part of the wall had a little give in it while I climbed a ladder that was extended to the top...
09-29-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,344
Posted By Idlewild294

Tunnels in yard with no mounds?

We live in north Texas. I've found some soft spots near driveway that would indicate subterranean tunnels, and I have found an occasional pushed up tunnel in various areas around the yard right...
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Views: 1,149
Posted By Idlewild294

Second exterior dryer lint trap

The exterior dryer vent is about 2 feet from the outside AC unit, and some lint seems to make its way to the unit's fins. We regularly clean the lint out on the factory lint trap, but I'm looking...
09-12-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Idlewild294

Thanks for the replies everyone, unfortunately...

Thanks for the replies everyone, unfortunately there are no arborists that are willing to take a look at it. The nearest ones are an hour away, and they won't come out this far to look at it.
09-11-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Idlewild294

Oak tree pruning

I have an Oak tree at my house that is in need of some serious pruning. I have only lived here for a year so I'm unsure how or what damaged the tree, but it appears to be healing. How should I go...
08-12-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Idlewild294

Thanks! I'll give it another wash down.

Thanks! I'll give it another wash down.
08-11-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Idlewild294

Cleaning spine fin coils

I am not an AC guy, but I try to do it myself if possible. I've got a Trane outdoor unit, and the spine fin coils aren't too dirty, but there are some areas that have a fiberous material (maybe...
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Views: 706
Posted By Idlewild294

Increasing attic ventilation for attic fans

We have two attic fans (I don't have any of the stats on these fans). We also have 20 soffit vents that are about 12" X 5" and the majority of them are spaced 80". I insured that the soffit vents...
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Views: 1,356
Posted By Idlewild294

Chisel out mortar by hand?

I've got a brick flowerbed attached to the front of my home, and the wall of the flowerbed wall is two bricks thick, and it has weep holes every forth brick or so, but I want to add more weep holes...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-31-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,642
Posted By Idlewild294

Potable Water Expansion Tank Sizing - Support -...

Potable Water Expansion Tank Sizing - Support - Water Safety & Flow Control -Watts (http://www.watts.com/pages/support/sizing_DET.asp)

The higher the number in the air pre-charge box, the smaller...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-31-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,642
Posted By Idlewild294

Thanks for the help, The bladder psi should match...

Thanks for the help, The bladder psi should match your incoming water psi, I added 40 psi from my air compressor to the pre-charged bladder of air of 20 psi to equal the 60 psi incoming water...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-31-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,642
Posted By Idlewild294

I did adjust it according to my incoming...

I did adjust it according to my incoming pressure, but why does a tank with a pre-charge of 20 psi vs a tank with a pre charge of 40 psi affect the performance of the expansion tank? If I'm just...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-31-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,642
Posted By Idlewild294

Installed too small of an expansion tank

One more expansion tank question, I swear! I just found out my expansion tank is too small. I installed a Watts PLT-12 expansion tank (4.5 gallon tank) a few months ago, and I decided on that one...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-30-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By Idlewild294

Thanks for the reply, the expansion tank would be...

Thanks for the reply, the expansion tank would be in between the PRV and the hot water heaters. Both of our hot water heaters are in the attic and I installed the expansion tank next to them, but...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-30-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By Idlewild294

Can I install an expansion tank on abandoned water softener loop?

After some consideration and tips, I have decided to move my expansion tank from the attic to the garage. There is an old water softener loop in the garage about 12 feet from the hot water heater...
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