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09-18-20, 08:29 AM
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Posted By edee_em

Baseboard issue on slanted floor

Came across a situation where the floor on one of the walls dips down about 3/8" from left to right. It's about 6' long and it ends at the door to the room. The left side has a 45* miter to join with...
08-30-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By edee_em

Back from the dead??

I have had the unit unplugged for about a week (still waiting on Danby to respond) and I plugged it back in for the heck of it. It has been working flawlessly for a couple of days. Just wondering if...
08-28-20, 03:31 AM
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Views: 222
Posted By edee_em

Thanks for the link and tip PJmax.

Thanks for the link and tip PJmax.
08-27-20, 03:28 AM
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Posted By edee_em

Correct. Seems like I'm buying a new one of these...

Correct. Seems like I'm buying a new one of these every 2-3 years. Why do I keep going back to them?
08-27-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By edee_em

Danby dehumidifier issue

I have a Danby DDR070BBCBDB 70 pint dehumidifier in our finished basement that has developed an issue.

I noticed that the humidistat was showing 30% though I had it set to 50%. It was warmer to...
06-10-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By edee_em

Lambition, wondering if you can help me with a...

Lambition, wondering if you can help me with a question that arose from your comment "As long as you keep all splices in accessible junction boxes, it doesn't really matter how you do it."

I was...
06-08-20, 06:54 AM
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Views: 301
Posted By edee_em

By the way, thanks a bunch for the time and...

By the way, thanks a bunch for the time and thought you're giving my question Geochurchi. It is appreciated.

Good point about the number of conductors in the junction boxes of the wafer lights. I...
06-07-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By edee_em

Thanks for the quick reply Geochurchi! How...

Thanks for the quick reply Geochurchi! How involved would rewiring be? If I'm going to do this project, I don't want to have a ceiling fixture if I don't have to. Plus everything is open so running...
06-07-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By edee_em

Sorry for the delay in getting this info to you...

Sorry for the delay in getting this info to you (the Honey-Do list isn't numbered or prioritized :rolleyes:). The photos in preview seem to be rotated 90 degrees to the left.

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06-05-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By edee_em

I'm actually working on the bedroom above the...

I'm actually working on the bedroom above the kitchen replacing the existing subfloor. As I have it all exposed, I thought it would be a good idea to tackle the install of recessed lights in the...
06-05-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By edee_em

Sorry Norm201. I forgot to place an appropriate...

Sorry Norm201. I forgot to place an appropriate emoji showing I was being a bit of a smartass with my comment. One, of my many faults, is my overreliance on the use of hyperbole when trying to make a...
06-04-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By edee_em

Replacing kitchen light with wafer leds

I have the following setup in our kitchen: typical switched ceiling box for light in the center of the room and another light over the sink with it's own switch. I had undercabinet lighting installed...
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Views: 391
Posted By edee_em

That's the million dollar question tomf63! ...

That's the million dollar question tomf63!

We've owned the house, from the date it was built (1985) and it has been this way until I discovered it 35 years later. Really wouldn't be able to tell...
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Views: 391
Posted By edee_em

No, there isn't any return in any room attached...

No, there isn't any return in any room attached to that duct run. That duct goes straight down to the basement from the joist bay. The only thing this duct run does is it picks up the return duct on...
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Views: 391
Posted By edee_em

Quick update: Found a huge piece of scrap vapour...

Quick update: Found a huge piece of scrap vapour barrier tucked into the return vent on the left side. Took that out and checked it with candle and lighter and there is a definite draw on the right...
05-23-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By edee_em

Thanks for the reply beelzebub. There seem to be...

Thanks for the reply beelzebub. There seem to be two returns as I mentioned. There is the one marked "most likely" and it is drawing air and it goes all the way into the basement return ducting. The...
05-23-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By edee_em

Is there a framing solution to this issue?

I asked this question over at the hvac ventilation forum and I thought I would post it here to get a framer's viewpoint.

I was removing some aspenite (pre-osb) subflooring to prep for a hardwood...
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Views: 391
Posted By edee_em

Thanks 57TinkerMan. I used a tissue and the draw...

Thanks 57TinkerMan. I used a tissue and the draw from the duct labeled "most likely return duct" was definitely there whereas the other didn't move the tissue at all. I blocked up the "good" return...
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By edee_em

Air return issue?

I don't even know where to start with this one. I was removing some aspenite (pre-osb) subflooring to prep for a hardwood install in an upstairs bedroom of a 2 storey home with basement. I got to the...
05-07-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By edee_em

Planning for runner on flared staircase

I want to have a stair runner on our main staircase. We recently had the stairs updated by having them capped. The shape of the staircase has me asking myself a few questions about how to tackle this...
04-21-20, 05:26 PM
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Views: 180
Posted By edee_em

Low profile european hinges

I want to replace the concealed hinges on our frameless kitchen cabinets. Noticed they protrude out from the cabinet side about 3/4". Are there any European hinges that have a lower profile like say...
03-21-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By edee_em

D.T., yes, I know that the blower stays on for a...

D.T., yes, I know that the blower stays on for a bit at the end of the cycle. What I was trying to say is at that end of cycle, everything goes quiet after that extra bit of blower time: no burner...
03-20-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By edee_em

D.T., I understand that and it is why I'm asking...

D.T., I understand that and it is why I'm asking because, I can hear the heating cycle coming to an end because the fan comes on a little stronger for a bit of time and then there is silence. If I...
03-20-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By edee_em

Thanks PJ. And when I asked York through their...

Thanks PJ. And when I asked York through their contact us page they emailed me back and told me to talk to the installer (who would be like all of us, well not me, you guys) as they don't handle tech...
03-20-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By edee_em

Hi Geo I don't think we can make that...

Hi Geo
I don't think we can make that conclusion. The thermostat was installed on an older Carrier Infinity that was replaced by the York. The stat and Carrier did what they were supposed to do....
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