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05-02-10, 03:24 PM
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Posted By gastrek

I jumpered red and W1 at the tstat to start my...

I jumpered red and W1 at the tstat to start my debugging. Much better. The furnace turned on, no blower for a little while, then the fan kicked in and stayed on.

I guess the tstat is flaky. ...
05-02-10, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By gastrek

It is a 2 stage heat. How would I over ride the...

It is a 2 stage heat. How would I over ride the tstat ?

I pulled the front off yesterday and looked for obvious frayed, bent or loose wires, found nothing.

I guess I'll have to call in for...
04-30-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By gastrek

Furnace blower comes on and off and on...

Hi,
I have a Carrier Weathermaker 8000 that is acting up. When I turn the thermostat to heat, the blower goes on right away then in about 30 seconds the blower turns off. The furnace stays on full...
08-23-07, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,321
Posted By gastrek

Thanks for the advise guys. I'm going to go with...

Thanks for the advise guys. I'm going to go with 3/4" pex and slant it towards the trap.

S.
08-22-07, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,321
Posted By gastrek

softener drain line...how long is acceptable?

Hi,

I'm looking to get a water softener. I'd like to save money and buy a Fleck system on-line and self install. The servive comes into the garage, so I have electricity and there is a nice...
07-24-06, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By gastrek

8/2 with ground, running board needed?

Hi,

I'm running a 220V line for a new A/C. It is in the crawlspace, perpendicular to the floor joists. Do I need running boards for 8/2 with ground Romex? I think the code says no running boards...
07-17-06, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,532
Posted By gastrek

GFCI needed for outside A/C compressor?

Hi,

Looking at a new central A/C for the home with outside compressor/fan unit, coils inside furnace.

Does the NEC require GFCI on the circuit (220V 30A for my unit) as it is outside? If so, I...
06-02-06, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,312
Posted By gastrek

more garage questions

Thanks for the input. I was under the (mistaken?) notion that if I ran a multiwire circuit to the garage with 12-3 (or 10-3 for that matter), I would have to add a ground rod at the garage(plus the...
06-02-06, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,312
Posted By gastrek

Garage wiring questions

Hi,

I'm planning to wire a detached garage. I have a few questions:

1) I expect low load in the garage and will run a single 20A cirtcuit from the panel underground to the garage. I'll put a...
08-21-05, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,165
Posted By gastrek

retrofit milgard questions

Hi,

I'm planning on a DIY install of 6 Milgard Classic windows and have a problem. I can't figure out how to measure the window height. I've read the advice on this site and others, measure from...
09-24-04, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By gastrek

Thanks for the quick reply. I'm planning on...

Thanks for the quick reply. I'm planning on moving the outdoor light to the same basement circuit. Its on a knob and tube circuit now, I don't want to tie into that. I'm slowly replacing the K&T...
09-24-04, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By gastrek

outside recpt, light and switch

Hi,

This weekend I'm running an outdoor recpt (2 actually, front & back of the house) for Christmas lights. (It will be here before you know it :) I know these need to be GFCI, weatherproof, etc....
08-15-04, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
Posted By gastrek

Hi, Right now I'm running 4, laundry,...

Hi,

Right now I'm running 4, laundry, washer, frig, and basement. What size conduit can carry 4? The panel only has 1 knock out big enough for 2"... There are 3 or 4 knockouts that look like 1...
08-13-04, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
Posted By gastrek

Thank you both for the very fast reply. Removing...

Thank you both for the very fast reply. Removing the box makes my life easier. But now I have a 40$ plastic oil pan ;)

How many 12/2, 20A circuits can I run in 1.5" or 2" PVC? If it is a chase,...
08-13-04, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
Posted By gastrek

Jbox and grounding

Hi,

I'm looking for advice on how to wire a few new circuits. I have a combination "panel-meter" that is outside the house. I want to run several new circuits from the panel, new outlets in the...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,297
Posted By gastrek

Hi, Last week I cleaned out my garage...

Hi,

Last week I cleaned out my garage in my new home and found a similar huge crack in the floor. My plan was to clean it out, drive a bunch of screws into the sides (it is big enough where...
09-25-03, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By gastrek

options for odd "1/2 basement"?

Hi,

I have a 60 year old house with what I call a half basement. It has stairs and is full height, 7', but the walls are only 5' cement and then there is a 2' crawlspace out to the foundation in...
06-24-03, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By gastrek

I'm now very confused. It now sounds like I need...

I'm now very confused. It now sounds like I need to install a second ground rod near the phone line entrance and dish. This ground rod will have to be connected to the other ground rod on the front...
06-24-03, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By gastrek

Hi, Sorry to beat this to death, but is a...

Hi,
Sorry to beat this to death, but is a second ground rod required or just nice to have? If I add one near the phone/dish I think I need to bond it to the existing ground rod anyway, so I...
06-23-03, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By gastrek

Hi, Thanks for the reply. I've been...

Hi,

Thanks for the reply. I've been away for a few days and just now returning to this.

If I run No 6 Cu from the ground rod to the phone box and then to the coax block for the dish,...
06-19-03, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By gastrek

ground phone and SAT TV

Hi,

While adding a few new phones, I found that the phone co. box is grounded to a painted water spigot with a very thin wire and a very loose clamp.

I will be adding a dish TV soon, near the...
05-09-03, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 912
Posted By gastrek

new circuit questions

Hi,

I just had a new panel & meter installed to replace an old 30A fuse setup. The old box is now just a junction box with conduit running to the the new panel. The old circuits in the house were...
04-20-03, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By gastrek

Thanks John!

Thanks John!
04-20-03, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By gastrek

I had the same question. And I have another one...

I had the same question. And I have another one that will make me sound dumb. (not the first time). By 10 outlets, do you mean 5 duplex recepticles or do you mean 10 duplex recepticles?

Thanks.
03-19-03, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,910
Posted By gastrek

Thanks. It sounds like my only option is a...

Thanks.

It sounds like my only option is a pipe from the TP valve going straight down and a 5 galllon bucket below the end of the pipe...

Better to have a wet basement than have the TP valve...
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