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How to bleed the radiators at the boiler

Whats the best way to remove air from furnace. I see a drain pipe valve at bottom on the furnace. My radiators do not have a air valve on them so I need to bleed from furnace. I turn off boiler, then...
10-14-16, 03:09 PM
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Asbestos Ceiling tiles?

I am planning on removing my finished basement ceiling tiles. I bought the house 5 years ago and the ceiling is in good shape so I never decided to replace it but I plan on changing the lighting...
01-20-16, 06:15 AM
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no shrubbery in the way I have 11 windows. I was...

no shrubbery in the way I have 11 windows. I was looking into the vinyl shakes that give a woodlike appearance since I have wood cedar shakes on the house now. I was also thinking clapboard in the...
01-19-16, 07:04 AM
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Residing house with Vinyl Cost?

What price do you think I should look for when replacing cedar shakes to vinyl shake siding of a raised ranch?
01-11-16, 03:20 AM
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The room is still cooler as I tried all the...

The room is still cooler as I tried all the recommendations. The baby is fine thanks but the uneven heating is the mystery.
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Best Gutter Guard?

I am looking to replace my gutters to seamless and I have alot of trees so leaf guards would be ideal. My question is what works best. I have seen the ones where an "extension" of the roof meets the...
12-06-15, 07:19 AM
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I bought the house in 2010. The inspector...

I bought the house in 2010. The inspector mentioned the insulation was doubled in the attic. The attic has the boards down to use it as storage. What you are saying is I would have to insulate the...
12-06-15, 06:00 AM
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The room has insulation. It wasn't an addition...

The room has insulation. It wasn't an addition and sits NW side of house. Yes I use the attic for storage. I guess the compression has reduced the R value. Wouldn't they be able to spray under the...
12-04-15, 06:59 PM
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Spray Foam? Thoughts?

My house was built in 1960. It is pretty insulated as the previous owner increased the attic insulation level. My 500gal oil tank I fill once a year. One room in my house is cooler then the other...
10-28-15, 09:39 AM
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Thanks for the article. So heating the basement...

Thanks for the article. So heating the basement won't have any effect. Unfortunately when i moved in 5 years ago I covered the paneling with sheetrock so I am not going to reopen the walls anytime...
10-27-15, 06:09 PM
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The existing carpet was ripped up because it was...

The existing carpet was ripped up because it was old and my wife wanted all the previous owners stuff replaced. The house was built in the 60's and the carpet looked old. It was replaced along with...
10-26-15, 05:51 PM
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The humidity level shows around 55-60. The...

The humidity level shows around 55-60. The dehumidifier is set to 50%. The odd thing is the moisture its pulling out is so minute. In the summer when I have it it pulls alot of water out. Should I...
10-22-15, 08:54 AM
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I placed a humidity reader in the basement I will...

I placed a humidity reader in the basement I will give it some time to give me an accurate reading. I have the dehumidifier on to see if it matches at 50%. SHould I take another reading with...
10-21-15, 05:45 AM
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I never did a moisture test on the slab. Today I...

I never did a moisture test on the slab. Today I hear the dehumidifier working. I guess since its a tad warmer here in Ny compared to yesterday. What should the humidity be in a basement in...
10-20-15, 11:53 AM
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Finished basement has musty smell

My finished basement has a musty smell. I have the dehumidifier in there but its not doing much (set to 50%) The carpet is a year old I just replaced it and sealed the cement underneath it etc...
06-15-15, 06:42 PM
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The finished basement doors are closed to the...

The finished basement doors are closed to the toolroom and foyer. The dehumidifier is running in the boiler room which has 2 windows opened for fresh air flow. With summer approaching and humid days...
06-09-15, 05:57 PM
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do you mean the windows in the tool room should...

do you mean the windows in the tool room should be closed during summer months?
06-08-15, 05:46 PM
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The finished basement is about 25x15. divided by...

The finished basement is about 25x15. divided by a wall and a door to the tool/boiler room 25x10. both rooms have windows the finished part has ac. The dehumidifier is in the toolroom since I noticed...
06-08-15, 04:12 AM
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Basement Humidity?

I have a raised ranch and the basement is split finished basement with a boiler/tool room. I have a dehumidifier that works well but I was curious as I read mention of air circulation is important. I...
06-02-15, 05:35 PM
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Thanks- I know all about the window but when you...

Thanks- I know all about the window but when you are married you have 50% of the decision to eliminate it. It provides natural light. The stone is around the edges of the window helping eliminate...
06-02-15, 04:03 AM
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Heres my new remodeled bathroom

Hes my newly remodeled bathroom.
05-20-15, 09:06 AM
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The odor actually went away. It depends once in a...

The odor actually went away. It depends once in a while you get a sooty smoke smell nearby. The chimney was cleaned a year ago. It was serviced in Sept. I have a CO detector hooked into my alarm...
05-12-15, 06:56 AM
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Thanks I want sure if it was safe to wrap being...

Thanks I want sure if it was safe to wrap being on boiler
05-12-15, 05:54 AM
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Posted By xxnonamexx

Oil burner smoky smell time to clean?

I usually get my oil furnace cleaned once a year now with the warmer weather 9 months since last cleaning I smell a bit of smoky but don't see any does it mean time to clean?
05-12-15, 05:51 AM
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Posted By xxnonamexx

Main water line condensation?

The main water line entering the house going into the unit now with the hot weather here in N.Y. is gathering condensation. Should I wrap it up?
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