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09-30-08, 07:46 AM
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Replacement windows--What to look for?

I am going to have replacement windows installed before the snow flies (house in the Northeast US). The company I will likely use offers a few different window lines-- Sheffield by Alside,...
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Same warranty--30 years on material and labor...

Same warranty--30 years on material and labor from shingle manufacturer, and 5 years on workmanship from contractor.
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Posted By 3ntropy

SmartVent

Anybody here ever work with/install the DCI SmartVent product? Any thoughts on it? I've gotten two bids for replacing my roof, one of the contractors likes the SmartVent and the other doesn't--the...
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Views: 981
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Pipe diameter question?

Question: Is there a formula for calculating the diameter of pipe I need to run from my well to the house, based on the distance?

I've had a new well drilled for the house. The well is a little...
03-05-07, 10:25 AM
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Views: 961
Posted By 3ntropy

ok, I've read enough posts on this site now that...

ok, I've read enough posts on this site now that I've decided I need to remove the asbestos shingles. Now I'd like to put together a Request-for-Proposal list of what exactly I expect to have done...
03-05-07, 08:17 AM
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Views: 961
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Re-siding and windows questions...

I've got a 1000-sq-ft two-level house with asbestos shingle siding. I'd like to replace the siding, and put in some, but not all, new windows--budget dictates that I can only replace the living room...
11-06-06, 10:02 AM
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Views: 909
Posted By 3ntropy

fan?

Out of curiosity, why is it inappropriate to wire a dimmer to a fan? I've seen it done in more than a few houses.
02-24-06, 02:23 PM
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Views: 998
Posted By 3ntropy

Multiple questions about cost...

It seems that many people come to this forum to get a ballpark estimate for what it will cost to replace windows (either with replacement or new construction)--and, everybody gets the same answer-- ...
02-24-06, 08:22 AM
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Views: 2,256
Posted By 3ntropy

JacktheContractor, I saw your advice about...

JacktheContractor, I saw your advice about removing the asbestos siding to avoid having to build up the doors/windows.

I have a similar situation--I currently have asbestos siding, I plan on...
01-19-06, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By 3ntropy

Lots o' exterior work pricing question

I know that for a real answer I'll need to get people in to give me estimates, but I've got no idea (and I mean, NO idea) even of the scale of the work I need done and what it should cost...

The...
01-10-06, 01:00 PM
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Views: 1,468
Posted By 3ntropy

Sagging Floor question

I have a 150-yr-old two-story house. The first floor, which has three rooms front-to-back, has sagging floors. The previous owner installed a number of "temporary" jacks under the front room (here...
11-23-05, 07:47 AM
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Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

yeah, I've come to the conclusion that I need to...

yeah, I've come to the conclusion that I need to do ductwork-- I was just trying to find an easier alternative, considering my limited skillset. Haven't found the model #/BTU yet, since I had to...
11-23-05, 06:50 AM
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Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

I don't want more duct work added because I...

I don't want more duct work added because I assume it would be expensive to have done?

There is one duct running from the basement upstairs that feeds both those vents; another duct running to the...
11-22-05, 06:05 PM
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Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

well, I've taken off both front panels and looked...

well, I've taken off both front panels and looked all over for a btu rating and found nothing. I also looked all over for a fan speed control and found, again, nothing. It might be time to accept...
11-22-05, 12:21 PM
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Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

well, if I have to know what I'm doing, that...

well, if I have to know what I'm doing, that certainly rules out that option.

Maybe I'll just perforate all the ducts with a screwdriver. That will lower the air pressure, right? (just kidding)...
11-22-05, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

the excessive wind noise existed before I...

the excessive wind noise existed before I installed new vent covers upstairs. It's clear to me that it's pushing too much air through a too-small straw (to take the analogy). But frankly, I don't...
11-22-05, 09:55 AM
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Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

yes, there are only four total supply vents-- ...

yes, there are only four total supply vents-- but it's a very small house. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, each with one vent, and a bathroom, with no vent. Downstairs, there is a living room and...
11-22-05, 08:02 AM
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Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

THe home is 1,000 square feet on two levels. ...

THe home is 1,000 square feet on two levels. There are two vents upstairs, both of which are closed. There are two vents downstairs, both of which are open. There is one air-return. Vents are...
11-22-05, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,209
Posted By 3ntropy

Furnace blower too powerful?

I have an American Standard furnace, model Freedom 90 (I don't know which Freedom 90 it is, but it's a single-zone system).

The fan operates at a very powerful speed, so when it kicks in the wind...
07-03-05, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,381
Posted By 3ntropy

more problems...

thanks for the help. I don't mind destroying the existing cabinet if necessary; and I've found the manufacturer/product line of the cabinets, so I can replace the 18" dishwasher with the exact model...
06-30-05, 09:58 AM
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Views: 11,381
Posted By 3ntropy

new dishwasher under granite?

My house has a relatively new kitchen (done before I moved in), with granite countertops. Currently there is an 18" dishwasher to the left of the sink. To the right of the sink, there is a 24" base...
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