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07-17-19, 07:14 PM
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Posted By schreibdave

3/4 Pex to 3/4 Hose bibb

I would like to add a new hose bibb. I am a lawn nut and I will run sprinklers off this fixture and would like as much volume and pressure as possible.

My house has 3/4 pex coming from the meter...
11-30-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By schreibdave

Even better than insulation is air sealing. ...

Even better than insulation is air sealing. Prevent warm air from rising up though the million small crevices in the ceiling. Around light fixtures, recessed lights, partition wall, attic hatch,...
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Views: 783
Posted By schreibdave

I dont know the answer to your question but...

I dont know the answer to your question but wanted to make a comment - it looks like those system create an opening to the outside and rely on whatever pressure differential exists between inside and...
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By schreibdave

Marq1 - where did you find that picture? I think...

Marq1 - where did you find that picture? I think that kind of hardware is what I am looking for.

Thanks for all the replies
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By schreibdave

Sliding doors for storage shelving inside the garage

The back wall of my garage is maybe 24' long and maybe 10' high. I want to build storage shelving against that wall that goes floor to ceiling and maybe 3' deep.

I also want doors on this unit to...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-23-17, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By schreibdave

Yes, I am speculating. If knowledgeable people...

Yes, I am speculating. If knowledgeable people tell me that it's not a concern, I will leave it alone.
Forum: Water Heaters
04-23-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By schreibdave

Man, there are no secrets around here! LOL Yes,...

Man, there are no secrets around here! LOL Yes, however the HVAC sub is coming back tomorrow to plumb the furnace to use outside air. Apparently there is no similar option for my water heater.
Forum: Water Heaters
04-23-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By schreibdave

Boxing in a NG water heater and piping in combustion air

I have what is probably a unique situation. We built a new house near Syracuse NY that ended up being much tighter than expected. A blower door test shows that we get 1.5 ACH (air changes an hr)...
04-16-17, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By schreibdave

Could you move the duct away from the door so...

Could you move the duct away from the door so that you can frame around it?
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By schreibdave

7962479625 Dunno if this applies to your...

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Dunno if this applies to your situation but this worked on my 7ft door in a 9 ft track. The track starts to angle away from the door before it makes the 90 degree turn. Also I had to...
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Views: 1,127
Posted By schreibdave

I guess I have this problem too and didnt realize...

I guess I have this problem too and didnt realize it until I read this thread. I just moved into a new house and have my opener half installed. After reading this thread I realize that it wont...
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Views: 588
Posted By schreibdave

Before you get into replacing a fan, I would go...

Before you get into replacing a fan, I would go into the attic and confirm that the vent line is straight and unobstructed. If its a flexible 4" line, those are easy to deform and obstruct.

As...
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Views: 619
Posted By schreibdave

IN our new construction home (Syracuse NY) I went...

IN our new construction home (Syracuse NY) I went in after the HVAC sub contractor was done and spent a lot of time sealing the supply and return lines with tape, mastic and in a few cases spray...
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Views: 828
Posted By schreibdave

You might have already solved this problem but I...

You might have already solved this problem but I would also go back to where duct comes off the trunk and make sure that it has taped seams, runs relatively straight and is otherwise unobstructed and...
12-25-16, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By schreibdave

It seems to me that it would be hard to properly...

It seems to me that it would be hard to properly detail windows and doors without pulling the siding off for a foot or so all around. I think you definitely need to ask your contractor what will...
11-30-06, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By schreibdave

Yes, the underneath area is covered in wood and I...

Yes, the underneath area is covered in wood and I assume that it is insulated, but this area still gets disproportionately cold compared to the rest of the 1st floor.

At this point, our weather...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By schreibdave

Mildew on Shower Caulk

I am getting ready to do my annual "peel off the mildewed shower caulk and replace with new caulk" project and I am thinking that there has to be another way.

I am using that caulk that is...
11-28-06, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By schreibdave

Adding Additional Insulation under Cantelevered Areas

I have two places in my home where the internal area of the house does not sit above the building's foundation. One is where the zero clearance fireplace is installed. The second is where they...
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