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08-24-20, 08:18 AM
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Hi All - It's always great to look back on a post...

Hi All - It's always great to look back on a post from two years ago & see that I still haven't fixed the issue.... So I'm looking at this again. I do not see that the mounting bolts or hinges are...
04-28-20, 07:20 PM
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Posted By towacodaddy

Thanks to all for the responses. I hadn’t checked...

Thanks to all for the responses. I hadn’t checked back for 2 days & was surprised how many theories there were!

Hal_S I think what you’re saying makes the most sense. That is a valley on the right...
04-26-20, 07:32 PM
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Posted By towacodaddy

No, was re-roofed about 15 years ago.

No, was re-roofed about 15 years ago.
04-26-20, 07:17 PM
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Posted By towacodaddy

XSleeper, thanks very much for the reply....

XSleeper, thanks very much for the reply. Follow-up, is your response based on how the light is hitting the siding in the photo? When I say it happened a while ago I mean I noticed it last fall, then...
04-26-20, 06:54 PM
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Posted By towacodaddy

Melted siding?

See these photos, not much to say. It happened a while ago. This is between two 2nd floor windows on the back of the house, a bathroom & landing window. No plumbing in that wall I believe, and...
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By towacodaddy

Thanks PJMax. The white thing is what I assumed...

Thanks PJMax. The white thing is what I assumed is the check valve, and yeah it seems low. How can you tell it's leaking, from the gap you're pointing to? Would that be enough of a leak to prevent...
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Views: 273
Posted By towacodaddy

Thanks & follow-up

Thanks for the responses, apologies if the question was hard to follow - question was are there any simple things I can try to do. So yes there is a check valve (first photo), it looks like it's a...
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Posted By towacodaddy

Pump motor works but not pumping

So I'll start by saying that (a) I've learned to stay away from projects I don't adequately understand & which can cause damage if I mess them up, and (b) my wife doesn't want anyone in the house...
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Posted By towacodaddy

Stained blacktop

While cleaning out our detached garage, one of my kids put some combination of motor oil, pesticide, wiper fluid, etc. in a garbage bag and took it to the curb. As a twist of poetic justice for not...
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By towacodaddy

Sorry for the slow response

Thanks PJMax and Renegadeavenger for your responses. Iíve been tied up for a while but taking another look at this issue.

First PJMax, attached is a photo of the chime box so you can see where the...
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Views: 405
Posted By towacodaddy

So I’m probably not explaining it well. The Nest...

So I’m probably not explaining it well. The Nest is hard-wired, the batteries are for the (mechanical) chime box. The only thing that stopped working was the chime, and replacing the batteries got...
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Posted By towacodaddy

Nest Hello: back door stopped chiming

Hi - Both doorbells were working fine & then stopped so I replaced the two 9 volt batteries in the chime box. The front doorbell now works but the back doorbell still does not. I didnít touch any...
09-01-19, 12:31 PM
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Posted By towacodaddy

Sagging gate

Iím sure this is the #1 topic on this forum... but a little twist here is the bolt in the gate hinge (photos attached), which I donít recognize & canít seem to find on the internet. Iím sure this...
02-03-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By towacodaddy

Investigated further

Hi Pete, you may have gotten tired of this thread by now, which I totally understand, but I dug deeper & finally decided to take the chime box off the wall, which I think helps understand it better....
02-02-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By towacodaddy

Yep definitely both doorbells work. I tested the...

Yep definitely both doorbells work. I tested the wires as you said but unfortunately got nothing, got a sporadic reading here & there as I was testing but shot right back to zero. So what do you...
02-02-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By towacodaddy

This is under the electric box, if itís the...

This is under the electric box, if itís the transformer then did we just answer that the red & white wiresattached to the terminals in the chime box are the transformer wires? Iím waiting for my son...
02-02-19, 01:15 PM
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Posted By towacodaddy

Actually colors from top to bottom are red,...

Actually colors from top to bottom are red, purple, gold, white.
I assume that’s not helpful.
02-02-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By towacodaddy

It is 4 wires, can’t tell the colors well but I...

It is 4 wires, can’t tell the colors well but I believe you’re accurate on the colors. Where would the transformer be, behind the chime box?
02-02-19, 10:40 AM
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Posted By towacodaddy

They’re actually vertical, but they are either...

They’re actually vertical, but they are either not labeled or the white paint is covering the labels, but either way I can’t read it. Can I do it by trial & error?
02-02-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By towacodaddy

Voltmeter

Hi Pete - Thanks again for your replies, I’ve been tied up this week so couldn’t get back to the work at hand. I have a voltmeter (GE Digital Multimeter GE2524). So I will show my ignorance now, I...
01-27-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By towacodaddy

Thanks

Thanks for the reply! It plays two chimes when the front door is rang & one for the back door. So maybe best bet is buy a new chime box?
01-26-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By towacodaddy

Another chime box / Nest Hello question

Very funny that someone else is recently having a similar issue... I bought a Nest Hello for the front door & one for the back door. My chime box is ancient too, but it has been working for both...
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Views: 603
Posted By towacodaddy

Thanks for replies

Steve - The boiler provides water through a standalone water heater. There is a separate circulator pump for each zone. The hookup is a little convoluted (see attached photos). Actually we're...
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Posted By towacodaddy

Oil boiler won't shut off

Apologies in advance for the dumb question and lack of detail - can obviously provide any info that helps answer the question. Yesterday we had some work done on the boiler, and now the boiler won't...
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By towacodaddy

Photo with screws circled

Sorry, it was not clear. Here is the photo with screws circled.
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