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10-18-16, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Serf

Bottom line, a 55.00 PRV rebuild kit solved the...

Bottom line, a 55.00 PRV rebuild kit solved the problem.

Okay, here is the rest of the story. I lowered the pressure in the tank a few pounds but still had the banging. I was thinking about...
09-20-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Serf

Pilot Dane: Thank you for chiming in. ...

Pilot Dane:

Thank you for chiming in.

I see your point about the pressure. The expansion tank instructions said to equalize the water and the air pressure. However, I will crawl under the...
09-20-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Serf

Banging pipes- when faucets, shower, dishwasher, and washing machine used

Hi All:

I recently returned home from being away for a month to find that our once quiet pipes are noisy. I checked the thermal expansion tank and water came out of the air valve. I replaced the...
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Views: 3,256
Posted By Serf

John Deere JX75 (Kawasaki 6HP) stalls -Suspect Dirty Carb.

Hi:

I have a John Deere JX75 walk behind mower powered by a Kawasaki 6HP motor (Mfg. 1998).

After sitting for a year, I took it out. While it started, it did not run well.(Had to leave choke...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By Serf

Post Update Now Have Hardware What do I do with it?

Two years later, I am now the proud owner of a Vista 20P with a 6160V keypad and assorted sensors. In fact, everything is sitting spread out upon my dining room table while I sit shell shocked and...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-25-05, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,827
Posted By Serf

Thank you both responding to my post and giving...

Thank you both responding to my post and giving advice.
Forum: Water Heaters
07-12-05, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,827
Posted By Serf

Was able to light the heater this morning

A quick update:

I just relit the heater. Hopefully, it will stay on.

Is there anything that I should do to minimize the impact of the water, or will the burners dry everything out?


Thanks.
Forum: Water Heaters
07-11-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,827
Posted By Serf

Gas Hot Water Heater Went for a Swim - No Longer Lights

My six month old Whirlpool gas hot water heater (may be flame lock) decided to take advantage of the new freshwater pool in my basement (courtesy of Dennis) and go for a swim. Unfortunately, it now...
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Views: 1,161
Posted By Serf

Speaking of selecting a system, on another thread...

Speaking of selecting a system, on another thread someone mentioned the HAI Omnipro II. Is there a place where I can download the installation manual on-line? Does anyone have postive or negitive...
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Views: 1,161
Posted By Serf

Mr. Ron: Thanks for the advice. I have been...

Mr. Ron:

Thanks for the advice. I have been trying to route the alarm cables past all of the AC cables, I think I have been successful. I guess we will know when I select a system and plug it in....
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By Serf

Need help in selecting security system for 1915 era house (currently gutted)

Hi:

I would like to impose on your collective knowledge for help in putting a security system in my house. At this stage, there is no insulation and no sheetrock. Currently, I am running RG6 and...
04-14-04, 07:51 AM
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Views: 2,487
Posted By Serf

Kicked to top.

Kicked to top.
04-13-04, 03:46 PM
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Views: 2,586
Posted By Serf

Wood Siding

Hi:

I am renovating a house that was built circa 1915.

The house has a southern exposure where the wooden siding has been damaged to the point where I am going to replace it all.

Hardiplank...
03-07-04, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By Serf

Things that make you go "wow"

Hi:

I own a 1915 era house that will soon need to be completely replumbed.

I am going through books and talking with people to see if it is within my capacity.

Clearly, it will be difficult...
12-31-03, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,963
Posted By Serf

I am also in the process of dropping old plaster,...

I am also in the process of dropping old plaster, lathe, and multiple layers of wall paper. In my case, plaster dust is combined with 90 years of dirt and coal soot as it falls.

To help limit the...
11-18-03, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,487
Posted By Serf

Anyone have any experience with Icynene Insulation?

Hi:

We are renovating a house built between 1905-1915. Our architect has suggested using Icynene to provide insulation.

Does anyone have any experience with this icynene? If so, what are the...
11-18-03, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,328
Posted By Serf

The ducts are bare metal except for the seams. ...

The ducts are bare metal except for the seams. They are taped with a white tape that I suspect might be the "A" stuff.

I think I will encapusulate the old tape with new duct tape and cut the...
11-16-03, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,328
Posted By Serf

Gentlemen: I appreciate your both taking the...

Gentlemen:

I appreciate your both taking the time to give me feedback.

The architect and the structural engineer are still finalizing plans. While they are finishing, I am in the process of...
11-15-03, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,328
Posted By Serf

Removal of old HVAC Ductwork

Hi:

My wife and I recently purchased an old (1910-1920's) house. In order to try to save money, I plan to try to do as much of the demolition as possible. (I have lot's of free time).

My...
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