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Posted By Don W

So ideally I should just be able to pull the...

So ideally I should just be able to pull the thermocouple out from the bottom? Do you think some heat from a torch would un-seat it? It appears that that is the last option I have...
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Posted By Don W

Sorry about the bad link. Try this one: ...

Sorry about the bad link. Try this one:
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Posted By Don W

Monessen Thermocouple Removal

As the title implies I am having a heck of a time trying to figure out how to remove the thermocouple from the housing that holds the pilot, igniter, thermopile and cthermocouple. I have removed the...
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Posted By Don W

Thanks for the response. The walls look like...

Thanks for the response. The walls look like they are painted but aren't. Our builder didn't do us any favors by not addressing the painting when the house was built. We didn't know anything about...
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Posted By Don W

10 yr old walls, never painted

We've been in our house now for 10 years and the walls and ceiling in our home have never been painted except for the kitchen wall and the bathroom walls. The builder had the walls and ceilings in...
04-01-09, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Don W

I don't want to be a pain, I just want to get...

I don't want to be a pain, I just want to get this right. My pool light/courtesy outlet I had planned on a 15 amp circuit using 14 gauge. Doing some reading I discovered:
"NEC Article 680.23.F.1....
03-30-09, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Don W

Both circuits will be run to their individual...

Both circuits will be run to their individual GFCI outlets. Seeings how I already have UF-B wire, can I still use that and not use the ground that comes with them, and run a 12 gauge THWN ground...
03-30-09, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Don W

Pool Wiring

Can 2 separate circuits be run in the same buried conduit for an above ground pool install? I have 12-2 UF-B for the pool pump and 14-2 UF-B for the pool light/courtesy outlet that I'd like to put...
01-07-08, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Don W

Bathroom Fan

Here is one to test the air flow of your bathroom fan. (Provided it is exhausted to the exterior of your home.) Just because you turn it on and you hear it running, doesn't mean it's working. The...
01-07-08, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Don W

My "To Do" list is quite lengthy. We live in...

My "To Do" list is quite lengthy. We live in Central Illinois and had a recent cold snap. Got down to about zero. Noticed half-dollar sized wet spots on an outer ceiling wall of attached garage at...
01-07-08, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Don W

Yesterday I did some work up in the attic as we...

Yesterday I did some work up in the attic as we have had moisture problems on an outside wall during a recent cold snap. The soffit chutes that were up there were 12", took out 3 of them and...
01-07-08, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Don W

Humidity level in Attic

What should the relative humidity level be inside of your attic? I put a hygrometer in the attic and was alarmed at what it read. Because you are ventilating your attic with outside air, would the...
01-04-08, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Don W

Let me approach this from a different angle. As...

Let me approach this from a different angle.
As a rule of thumb, faced insulation is laid down with the facing towards the heated living area. Any subsequent insulation to be laid on top of that is...
01-03-08, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Don W

Attic Moisture II

I have a new question about my attic moisture problem from the previous post.
Because our house has "plastered" walls and ceilings(essentially a skim coat over sheet-rock) of which are NOT painted,...
01-02-08, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Don W

The garage isn't heated. My wife and I are in...

The garage isn't heated. My wife and I are in the habit that when we come home the garage door goes down right away. The heat from the engine melts the snow and the garage stays warm enough not to...
01-02-08, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Don W

Attic Moisture In Attached Garage

We have a 3 yr. old ranch house with an attached garage. Last night got very cold and when I went out into the garage today, I noticed heavy frost on the front panel of the breaker box. There was...
11-01-06, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Don W

So it's o.k. to supply a safety ground via a...

So it's o.k. to supply a safety ground via a grounding rod when there is no ground from the source?
It's also o.k. to bond the nuetral bus to the ground bus in a sub?
I don't know for sure, but it...
11-01-06, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Don W

Neighbor's sub-panel

Thanks to the folks on this forum, I have sucessfully installed two sub panels. This does not make me an expert by any means. My neighbor is attempting to install a sub in his detached garage, and...
06-02-06, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Don W

Thanks very much for the reponses. You guys rock...

Thanks very much for the reponses. You guys rock as well as this forum!
06-02-06, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Don W

Ground Buss

Scenario:
Running wire from the house to a separate garage.
Main panel to a sub in the basement, from there to the garage sub. (I know there are guys against this--has to be done this way. Hardly...
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Posted By Don W

Slimey Snot in Toilet Tank

We have been in our new house about a year and have noticed COPIOUS amounts of orange slimey snot adhearing itself to the inside of the toilet tanks. We are on a well with a water softner. If we...
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Posted By Don W

Floating Island On A Floating Floor

We have Pergo laminate flooring in our kitchen. We have an island in the kitchen that the builder informed me floats so as not to interfere with the design of the floating floor. The island is...
08-26-05, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Don W

Z Flashing

I'm half way through a garage siding job and stumbled upon a web site that suggested putting z-flashing under the metal starter strip to protect the edge of the wall sheating. The garage is on a...
08-06-05, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Don W

XSleeper, Thank you very much for your reply....

XSleeper,
Thank you very much for your reply. It was clear, informative and unselfish of you. It's guys like you that make these forums rock! Some forums have guys that respond with negative,...
08-05-05, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Don W

Soffit & f-channel

I think that I'm finally getting the "hang" of metal f-channel but am confused by its construction.
1.) Why does it have a channel on the bottom of it which would appear that the siding would slip...
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