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Yesterday, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Bud9051

Also check for frozen links. Old and not used...

Also check for frozen links. Old and not used could be some links are not flexing. If you hold the rear wheel up and rotate the crank the derailleur would likely jump as the stiff link/s pass...
Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By Bud9051

Sounds like a worn chain and or sprocket. Or a...

Sounds like a worn chain and or sprocket. Or a bad match like new chain and worn sprocket.
If you measure a 12" length of that chain the 1" marks should fall center of the rivets. As the chain...
Yesterday, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Bud9051

Sorry Fred, didn't read your post. Apology if...

Sorry Fred, didn't read your post. Apology if I'm repeating.

I see the blow out is near the valve. A common mistake is not pushing the valve up inside the tire allowing the tire to seat better...
Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By Bud9051

Local opinions rule. Your intended use has...

Local opinions rule. Your intended use has little to do with how your code office sees it.
Bud
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Views: 247
Posted By Bud9051

Hi Paul, just following along. You said...

Hi Paul, just following along.

You said "There were some numbers from AZ or NM showing attic temp close to 170F....and the claim that no amount of regular approach to insulating would be able to...
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Views: 247
Posted By Bud9051

Pilots quote from Bill Rose is good. ...

Pilots quote from Bill Rose is good.



As for experimenting you and I are a bit too late to be testing anything new. So much research has already been done the problem becomes digging it out...
07-20-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Bud9051

Another approach would be to use a stud finder in...

Another approach would be to use a stud finder in the inside of the house. Using painters tape or other low tack tape you could mark a series of studs and hopefully identify the 16" or 24" pattern...
06-15-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Bud9051

Do your best cleaning effort and then run some...

Do your best cleaning effort and then run some water down to flush out any gunk. Then tie a piece of cloth to a snake and send it down a few feet. If it comes back dripping wet then you probably...
06-15-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Bud9051

What do the rooms have for return vents? What...

What do the rooms have for return vents?
What is your climate region, ac or heat?
Does your bathroom have an exhaust fan?
How big is the bathroom and how big is the current supply vent.

Bud
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Views: 341
Posted By Bud9051

Sounds like you want to trim a shrub? I've done...

Sounds like you want to trim a shrub? I've done a lot of cutting with my metal blade and it was great, but loose blades don't sound like they will have the power needed. Just my opinion.

Bud
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Views: 208
Posted By Bud9051

There is a big difference in how the planning...

There is a big difference in how the planning department looks at work the prior builder did vs you going forward without their full approval, meaning all permits they want and whatever they require....
06-14-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Bud9051

I assume no recent construction work? After the...

I assume no recent construction work?
After the shower run a trickle of water down the drain, if trap has been siphoned dry a cup or two of water would refill it and should be no smell.

Since you...
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Views: 208
Posted By Bud9051

I see more ice. With an HRV you will be...

I see more ice.

With an HRV you will be bringing in sub-freezing air and trying to warm it with slightly warmer air that has a high moisture level. You will effectively be moving the ice on the...
05-31-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By Bud9051

If you are going to meet building codes there are...

If you are going to meet building codes there are some issues you need to search.
1. your minimum requires r-value.
2. Is there a reduced requirement for a smaller amount of slopping ceiling?
3....
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Bud9051

Where is that plenum located, basement or attic? ...

Where is that plenum located, basement or attic?
If in the attic it definitely needs to be both air sealed and super insulated.
If in the basement where it may be considered part of the living...
05-31-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Bud9051

Just a comment. Identifying the source of the...

Just a comment. Identifying the source of the moisture and reducing it can be beneficial for both the humidity your are trying to remove as well as heating and ac bills. With the sump pump running...
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Views: 178
Posted By Bud9051

If you want a particular trade that can come in...

If you want a particular trade that can come in and identify both heating and cooling issues it is an energy auditor. I'm retired so don't call me :).

A good inspection with an infrared camera...
05-31-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By Bud9051

@ Manden unless I missed something I think you...

@ Manden unless I missed something I think you got that backwards. In a typical attic the insulation goes in the ceiling below, the attic floor, not in the rafters.

DIY4 sounds like a moderately...
04-21-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Bud9051

There are instructions here somewhere for posting...

There are instructions here somewhere for posting pictures.

Bud
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Bud9051

More questions? Type of heat and how is that...

More questions?
Type of heat and how is that exhausted, power vent also or natural draft?
A couple of inexpensive humidistats that measure both temperature and humidity will let you take readings...
03-13-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Bud9051

To back up a minute, you said "because the U...

To back up a minute, you said "because the U factor is too high". What are current windows rated at and what is the number he needs? In some versions of the codes you are allowed to trade, miss one...
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Bud9051

"It was suggested to me that the mold could have...

"It was suggested to me that the mold could have increased because of the air flow of the heating system in the winter in spite of the lower moisture."
No foundation for that statement we will...
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Bud9051

Hi Rocket, They also make flush mount LED...

Hi Rocket,
They also make flush mount LED lights that might fit over what you have. I'm not a sparky so others will review my suggestion and correct as necessary.
Bud
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Bud9051

Winter time usually creates a problem with air...

Winter time usually creates a problem with air being too dry, not high humidity. If we review your system maybe we can identify the source of the moisture?

Does this control system have a water...
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By Bud9051

You can look around the edges of electrical boxes...

You can look around the edges of electrical boxes (cover removed) and sometimes see what they used for insulation and also probe beside the box to see how much depth there is. Did they frame wit...
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