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New shingle warranty only valid if roof has proper through ventilation. Do I?

Installing a new roof and want to assure that I have proper through ventilation for my new shingle warranty.

Spent lots of time reading entry 8 on this url

ridge vent size...
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Well that was really dumb!!!

Yes, I watched the videos before replacing the thrust bearing kit.

NO, I did not watch it when removing it to add more high temperature grease. So I was trying to put the lower cam and pulley on...
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RE: Sometimes rotating pulley while putting cam...

RE: Sometimes rotating pulley while putting cam on will help.

Yes, that is how it went on the first time. It took 5 seconds.

When that did not work this time, I am just trying to get the cam...
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Also worth noting... When it was agitating...

Also worth noting...

When it was agitating and draining, the transmission shaft under the washer was turning, as was the agitator in the tub.

However, when on the spin cycle, or when the washer...
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Arg! Now what?? Took a bit of work to get...

Arg! Now what??

Took a bit of work to get the snap ring off. Not sure why.

I had lubed the plastic parts. However, I took your suggestions and put a lot of extra grease on each part,...
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Update - Agitator works

Continued my search on this forum; found out the washer will not agitate unless there is water in the tub. So I ran a low water level load. The washer filled with water and began to agitate. The...
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Magtag Washer MAV5000AWW Not Spinning or Agitating - Any thoughts?

When the tub was spinning, the top load washer had been making a loud noise for a long while. Today, no spin on both the agitate and spin cycles. Googled the problem and found this web site:
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Boiler cleaned yesterday. Tech kept the air band...

Boiler cleaned yesterday. Tech kept the air band setting at 6.5 vs. 5.5 for the spec. He did set the cam setting back from 1.37, but to 1.0, not 1.2 as per the spec. He stated that with the...
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Thanks to both of you. I'll update this...

Thanks to both of you.

I'll update this thread after the cleaning tomorrow morning.
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Thanks for the feedback. The electrodes were...

Thanks for the feedback.

The electrodes were in good shape/not worn.

So would changing the cam setting from 1.25 to 1.37 move the electrodes forward, or move them backward. And with that...
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Boiler cleaning burner setting question

Having the boiler cleaned this Friday. Weil-McLain WG04 with a QB-180 burner, and Honeywell Smart Controller. Yes, I am familiar with the QB-180 reputation. However, to date, it has not given me...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-16-17, 09:01 AM
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Posted By jdbs3

See wiring dagrams

Finally found the Digital Control Wiring diagrams on line. Take a look at page 7. The one that seems applicable to me is at the bottom of the page under "Other Applications" - Multi-Zone Control,...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-15-17, 07:17 PM
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Posted By jdbs3

From the digital control wiring: - Power -...

From the digital control wiring:

- Power - black and white
- Burner - 2 orange wires
- Pump - 2 blue wires
- Priority - 2 violet (what I called purple) wires
Forum: Water Heaters
12-15-17, 07:02 PM
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Posted By jdbs3

Amtrol smart controller died - Need help with wiring of new controller

Amtrol Boiler Mate WH-7L. The smart controller is dead, thus no domestic hot water. This needs a fixed asap.

I have the replacement smart controller, but have questions on the wiring hook up. ...
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XSleeper, Given the quote in my last reply...

XSleeper,

Given the quote in my last reply (not from you), and this quote from you back in 2012 (see below), you can see why I am confused on felt vs Grace Tri Flex underlayment.

Tri Flex has a...
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And another viewpoint ...

Pitch was checked - it was 9" with 4' level, thus 2.25 : 12.

I was leaning toward Grace Tri-flex, but then read the following (see quote below).

A major goal is to avoid water leaks as much...
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Thanks to all for your feedback. Okay,...

Thanks to all for your feedback.



Okay, I will use a double layer of felt underlayment installed as you suggested.

I plan to use lap cement and the concealed nail method for installing the...
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Location - Greater Boston area. Shingles are...

Location - Greater Boston area.

Shingles are out. Given it is only a screened in porch, a metal roof feels like overkill; ditto EPDM rubber roof.

I am leaning toward just rolled roof as is on...
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Alright, I've been reading everything I can find,...

Alright, I've been reading everything I can find, and it looks like 3 tab shingles is not the way to go.
From a google search "shingle roofing is not watertight, in the sense that standing water—or...
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Rolled roofing or shingles?

Redoing a screened in porch after 30 years (not a 3 season porch). Porch is off the back of the house with floor to ceiling screens on 3 sides. Roof is about a 2:12 pitch roof or ~9.5 degrees...
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Yes probably making it much harder in thought ......

Yes probably making it much harder in thought ...

Got it, except your reference to automatic vs manual vents. All of my air vents are Caleffi 5027 10A automatic air vents.



What are the...
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Furd, Thanks for all of the information. ...

Furd,

Thanks for all of the information.



I googled refilling a boiler system and read a few threads, and have a few dumb questions.

What I'll do is:
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No offense taken by me. The hardest part of a...

No offense taken by me. The hardest part of a forum thread is understanding where the other person is coming from. I asked for clarification because I was thrown off by the suggestion to use a ball...
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Furd, Thank you for the update. ...

Furd,

Thank you for the update.



Yes, but I noted then:
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Just for clarification ...

I am not asking about purging the zones; I understand how to do that and what I was not doing correctly before.

I need to understand how to safely purge the water in the boiler itself, and how to...
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