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11-26-10, 06:52 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

I went to a local specialty shop and purchased...

I went to a local specialty shop and purchased the only one they had. IT was a Honeywell LineVoltPRO 8000, model # TL8100A1008. I am going to have my electrician install early next week.

I will...
11-23-10, 07:18 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

I think I found the model number printed on my...

I think I found the model number printed on my current thermostat. It is a Honeywell T651A line voltage thermostat, so I think that confirms that I need a line voltage unit.

Houston, if I prefer...
11-23-10, 04:03 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

I reading the info you gave me, I called me...

I reading the info you gave me, I called me heating guy who is an expert on these type of heaters. He confirmed that I do have a 120v line.

He said I would have to see if they make programmable...
11-23-10, 02:54 AM
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Posted By dbrodsky

I don't have a meter. I wanted to replace...

I don't have a meter.

I wanted to replace the old thermostat so I could install a programmable to better manage house temperature throughout the day.

For now, I hooked the old one back up.
11-23-10, 02:48 AM
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Posted By dbrodsky

It is a York heater from approximately 1953.

It is a York heater from approximately 1953.
11-22-10, 06:25 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

I am having trouble finding the number. There is...

I am having trouble finding the number. There is a lot of info under the cover, but I don't see a model number.
11-22-10, 11:37 AM
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Posted By dbrodsky

I have an oil burner for hot water and baseboard...

I have an oil burner for hot water and baseboard heat.

I hooked it up and it smelled like smoke.

I just took it apart and a blue piece inside was fried. I will try to post a picture.

Thanks,...
11-22-10, 11:08 AM
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Posted By dbrodsky

Wiring trouble with new programmable thermostat

I am changing from an old Honeywell rectangular thermostat to a Hunter programmable thermostat model 44260.

My previous thermostat only had two wires. Black in the "heat" slot and white in the...
10-03-09, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,470
Posted By dbrodsky

How to cover AC tubes

I just sided my home with vinyl siding. I capped my home with white aluminum. My only problem in figuring out what to do with my AC lines.

They go from the condenser straight up my home about 10...
08-17-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By dbrodsky

Well, I only purchased the unit for one area, but...

Well, I only purchased the unit for one area, but then the techs realized that with the CM1972 that you need at least 2 indoor handlers connected, so I had them throw the 7.5 in my bedroom.

I...
08-16-09, 06:31 PM
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Views: 1,465
Posted By dbrodsky

Thanks for the feedback. I found a Sanyo number...

Thanks for the feedback. I found a Sanyo number to call for some detailed information.

The person who was going to install it was giving me conflicting information, so I want to confirm what can...
08-15-09, 02:01 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

Mini-Split Cooling Capacity

I just purchased a Sanyo CM1972 which is describe here:
Sanyo CM1972 19,700 BTU Multi-System Cooling Only Ductless Split Outdoor Unit with DC Inverter, Microprocessor Control and Auto Fan Speeds...
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Posted By dbrodsky

No ridge vent or roof vent. I am going to install...

No ridge vent or roof vent. I am going to install vented soffit this summer.

I just installed an oval gable vent (I am in the process of siding my house) and I can feel hot air pouring out, so I...
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Views: 783
Posted By dbrodsky

Power Gable Fan Recommendations

I am looking to get a power gable fan. I found a few models at home depot. Link below:...
04-29-09, 08:09 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

Window too large for AC

I have a large double-hung window that is 45 inches wide. My AC unit, Maytag M6Q10F2A, is 20 inches wide and the accordion panels will only stretch to fit a window that is 41.5.

My wife is very...
04-10-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,845
Posted By dbrodsky

My box is an Arrow Hart/ Murray 100 amp. Most of...

My box is an Arrow Hart/ Murray 100 amp. Most of the regular breakers are 15 amps; however, there are three double pole breakers. One for the oven, one for the dryer, and I can't figure out what the...
04-09-09, 07:05 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

I meant breaker panel, but I always call it a...

I meant breaker panel, but I always call it a fuse box. It is a 100 amp service panel with no free breakers left. However, one of the breakers I can't figure out if it is connected to anything.

I...
04-09-09, 06:05 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

It says 12 amps. I know very little about...

It says 12 amps.

I know very little about amps, volts, etc. So do I need to check the number on that breaker, which will determine the max allowed for that breaker, then add up the items primarily...
04-09-09, 05:18 PM
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Posted By dbrodsky

115 Volt air conditioner hookup

I am looking at purchasing a 14,000 BTU, 115 Volt air conditioner. This seems like a lot of BTU's to for a standard 2 prong outlet. Is this safe to plug this in to an outlet, if there is only a few...
03-28-09, 06:32 AM
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Views: 4,326
Posted By dbrodsky

I called a few siding contractors I know to see...

I called a few siding contractors I know to see if they remove this type of asbestos, and they said that they usually just side over it. They told me that this type of asbestos holds up very well....
03-27-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,326
Posted By dbrodsky

I am still researching my options. I have three...

I am still researching my options. I have three options at this point.

1) Pay someone $1200 to remove.

2) Side over the existing asbestos

3) Remove myself and pay about $500 for safety...
03-27-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,326
Posted By dbrodsky

Thanks, I am removing the aluminum myself and...

Thanks, I am removing the aluminum myself and installing the vinyl siding myself. However, i just found out that the landfill has a two ton minumum, so it is 180 + 20 in fees, and I will have a...
03-26-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,326
Posted By dbrodsky

Asbestos removal tips

I have a very small home built in the 1950's. Under the current aluminum siding is 1200 ft-square of the home's original hard asbestos siding sheets. I received an estimate from a professional to...
03-01-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,987
Posted By dbrodsky

Thanks for the advice. I am going to investigate...

Thanks for the advice. I am going to investigate the Andersen Permashield. I am in Bucks County PA, which is Northeast, Philly, so I should be able to find plenty of suppliers.
03-01-09, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,987
Posted By dbrodsky

Thanks. I am only planning to live in the...

Thanks.

I am only planning to live in the house about three more years, so I didn't want to spend too much.

The door is actually $280, with an extra $20 for LoE glass and another $20 for the...
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