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11-12-19, 09:05 AM
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Not familiar with Canadian codes, but here in the...

Not familiar with Canadian codes, but here in the states you can staple those suckers as close to each other as possible. No issues/ dangers with derating. When drilling wood, you are only allowed 4...
11-12-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By SoyBomb

Pull out the switches in the bathroom. Guaranteed...

Pull out the switches in the bathroom. Guaranteed you have a loose splice in the neutral of either the light or the fan/ both. Obviously they are on separate switches.
11-12-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By SoyBomb

It could be a resistive neutral at the...

It could be a resistive neutral at the utility..., do you notice lights getting unusually brighter at times ? Or a resistive neutral on that motor circuit. Check the neutral splices at every switch...
11-12-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By SoyBomb

Is the furnace running full cycles for 2-3...

Is the furnace running full cycles for 2-3 times..., or is it trying to cycle 2-3 times before tripping ?
11-09-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By SoyBomb

Aquastat question

It was my understanding that the aqua stat setting determined WHEN the fan blower would start heating the room and the thermostat determines when the fan motor shuts off once satisfying the set...
05-29-18, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By SoyBomb

You can use THHN inside buried conduit. If you...

You can use THHN inside buried conduit. If you want to run a buried wire, it would need to be U.F, type. Either way, code calls for a fused or circuit breaker disconnect inside the shed. You can't...
05-29-18, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By SoyBomb

I have a well and the main trunk is 1" with a...

I have a well and the main trunk is 1" with a 3/4" supplying a soaking tub and all others being fed with 1/2". So you are saying if I just build a manifold with my appropriate sized feeds to each...
05-29-18, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By SoyBomb

GregH..., Yes. I have 3 zones in the house, all...

GregH..., Yes. I have 3 zones in the house, all separate units. If every zone is set at say 72, the humidity is noticeably greater as you walk into the master bedroom. It's noticed immediately even...
05-27-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By SoyBomb

Yes..., Return air is just above the thermostat. ...

Yes..., Return air is just above the thermostat. The gap under the door is not larger than what is typical in a house. The zone outside the bedroom is also A/C'd. No issues. The master bath door is...
05-27-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By SoyBomb

How to properly size a manifold

All of my shutoffs for each bath / kitchen fixtures are located in the basement above the drop ceiling. I want to move all ball valves into my utility boiler room using PEX. how do I size the...
05-27-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By SoyBomb

The manure is too Hot !!! You're burning them....

The manure is too Hot !!! You're burning them. Any manure must first sit a season to breakdown. You don't need this at planting. Next fall, till in manure if you must but i've been converted over to...
05-27-18, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By SoyBomb

Humidity in an A/C'd room

First off, Thanks for all the input. I love this site. Situation - I have a 1 1/2 ton Trane supplying a 600 sq' master bedroom. The room faces south east with a triple double hung window ( average...
09-10-17, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By SoyBomb

Daikon 2 zone A/C -Heat pump ductless sizing

Hey Guys, In sizing two identical rooms for the wall cartridge BTU's, the calculator puts me at just under 7000BTU's for each unit. One of those rooms is a garage bay with a complete wall, obviously,...
07-10-17, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By SoyBomb

XSleeper, Thanks ! That's what I was wondering....

XSleeper, Thanks ! That's what I was wondering. It only has two exposed walls but understood. Maybe I'll open the sheetrock just below the main bath and spray foam that area. I would like that floor...
07-09-17, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By SoyBomb

Living space above garage

So typical living space above a garage. The garage never gets below 45 in winter. The room above is colder than the rest. It's on the north corner of the house. Question - Would spraying closed cell...
08-24-16, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By SoyBomb

The house was built in 2003. My boiler heats my...

The house was built in 2003. My boiler heats my water. System 2000 with a storage tank
08-23-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By SoyBomb

Hardness scale granules at the faucet screens

Ok Guys,... Here is what I have.

New House,...I have a well but also have hard water,... duh.

I had a Hague water softener installed to take care of it. Over time, I noticed water pressure...
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By SoyBomb

Outdoor Zinc Covered Dining table

Hey guys, I'm looking to build an outdoor dining table and surface the top with zinc sheeting. Question,... How do I make a top that will not warp or buckle, but stay flat ? I was thinking exterior...
11-18-15, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By SoyBomb

Vermont, Thanks a lot for your time. Really...

Vermont, Thanks a lot for your time. Really appreciate it. I'll check it and do a cleaning of my own. It reminded me of a couple years back I did seem to have a sludge problem right before I...
11-18-15, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By SoyBomb

I'll check the for the pump screen. The Beckett...

I'll check the for the pump screen. The Beckett Rep said that a vacuum of 4" should not cause a lockout, it would take more like 9". Maybe so, however, the way this tank and single line are run, this...
11-17-15, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By SoyBomb

Vermont, I'm not sure. Is there an easy way to...

Vermont, I'm not sure. Is there an easy way to check ? What might that suggest ?
11-17-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By SoyBomb

Intermittent oil line Vacuum problem

Hoping for some pro input here.

3 year old Beckett gun. Changed from a two line system to a single line. Buried 1000 gal.tank, 12 years old, total distance is about 35' and the gun is lower than...
10-08-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By SoyBomb

we had a torrential downpour a week ago but it...

we had a torrential downpour a week ago but it has been dry. I'll try the weekly deep soaks. It's been on a drip system this whole time 3-4 times a week/ hour through this dry summer. I'll definitely...
10-08-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By SoyBomb

Oh, it knows. She's the queen of the property !!!...

Oh, it knows. She's the queen of the property !!! Thank you for your input .
10-07-15, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By SoyBomb

Girdling root

Hey folks,

I'm a little bit more than sick right now and would very much appreciate some professional input here.
Several years ago I set in the ground an absolutely beautiful specimen Japanese...
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