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So, I brought in a plumber thought the...

So, I brought in a plumber thought the Jack-hammering was being caused by a Watts Intelliflow Automatic Water Shutoff Valve. It was only about 6 months old, but I replaced it and , sure enough, the...
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Kenmore HE3 washer JACK-hammering my pipes

I have a Kenmore HE3 front load washer. It works fine except for one problem. At least once per load (and sometimes more than once), the copper pipes that connect to the supply hose vibrate in a...
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Posted By GaetanoL

Insulation for plenum

My plenum for my common heat and AC system is very leaky. I want to try to seal the gaps and maybe wrap it as well. I see lots of options, and Id like use whats best. I see putty like compound...
10-29-16, 06:10 PM
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Thanks for all replies. I replaced the blower...

Thanks for all replies. I replaced the blower today. When I took the switch off the old blower, I realized that what I thought was a "window" was actually a "seat" for the button on the back of the...
10-26-16, 03:26 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Thanks. The part number of the sensor is...

Thanks. The part number of the sensor is B342017P01. The model of the furnace is TUY120R9V5W5.
10-25-16, 05:54 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Flame rollout limit switch

I have a Trane HVAC furnace. I have to replace the draft inducer blower because it is making a noise that sounds like the bearings are shot. The blower otherwise seems to work, but I want to...
10-22-16, 04:23 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

So, I order a replacement blower and the one I...

So, I order a replacement blower and the one I received is slightly different than the one currently installed. The one installed has some type of sensor built into it

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and the one I...
10-13-16, 07:57 AM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Thanks. I've seen Fasco brand blowers, which are...

Thanks. I've seen Fasco brand blowers, which are a lot less than the Trane and Trane OEM. Is it worth the extra cost for the Trane?
10-11-16, 07:50 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

I think this is probably the numbers you want. ...

I think this is probably the numbers you want.

71805
10-10-16, 08:42 PM
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I'm pretty handy. Is this the kind of thing a...

I'm pretty handy. Is this the kind of thing a DIYer can do himself?
10-10-16, 07:09 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Paul and Peter, Thanks for your replies. ...

Paul and Peter,

Thanks for your replies. The noise is only there with the heat, not the AC. I narrowed the noise to this blower (see attached), which I believe blows the exhaust out of my...
10-10-16, 06:06 AM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Noise with blower on heat since A/C upgrade

I have a forced hot air system that's about 10 years old. Worked fine last year. Before this summer, I had it upgraded for central AC. The AC system worked fine for the season, but now when we put...
06-22-16, 10:31 AM
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Posted By GaetanoL

3 installers--3 different coil sizes recommended. Is more better?

I live in a northern suburb of New York City. I currently have a forced hot air system to which I'm looking to add central air. I've had 3 different installers give me quotes and each is...
02-09-14, 06:48 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Thanks to all replies. I did not notice any...

Thanks to all replies. I did not notice any signs that the box was burnt. Also, there is a single 15 amp breaker for the bathroom, but I don't know if both circuits in that box go to the same...
02-09-14, 12:32 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

The circuit breaker is 15 amp. The receptacle is...

The circuit breaker is 15 amp. The receptacle is 15A..
02-09-14, 11:47 AM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Help wiring GFCI

Recently, the lone receptacle (a GFCI) in my bathroom started making a buzzing noise when something was plugged into it, then tripped. I turned off the power from the panel and pulled out the...
01-05-13, 01:03 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

New York City code for running wire in surface raceway?

I would like to install a ceiling light fixture in a room where there is currently no fixture or switch. My walls are all plaster, so I thought I would run the wire using metal surface raceway, with...
12-05-12, 11:53 AM
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Posted By GaetanoL

I want to use the extension to control the lights...

I want to use the extension to control the lights on my Christmas tree. Probably about 10 strands of mini-bulbs.
12-02-12, 07:16 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Thanks for reply. The cord is round.

Thanks for reply. The cord is round.
12-02-12, 05:09 PM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Adding an in-line switch to a 16 gauge extension cord.

Is there an in-line switch I can add to a 16 gauge extension cord? I tried this Leviton switch (http://www.leviton.com/OA_HTML/ProductDetail.jsp?partnumber=423-3I&section=47454&minisite=10251), but...
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Posted By GaetanoL

Thanks. Found them at Home Depot.

Thanks. Found them at Home Depot.
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Posted By GaetanoL

Can I repair my single with a 3 tab shingle

I am repairing a hole in my roof which occurred from a fallen tree limb. My existing asphalt shingles look like this:

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Posted By GaetanoL

Hole in roof from fallen tree limb.

During the recent winter storm, a large limb from an oak tree fell and hit my house. Fortunately, the only damage was a punctured hole about 5 inches in diameter straight through to the attic. What...
08-08-11, 07:42 AM
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Posted By GaetanoL

The blades are not bent, they broke. I think the...

The blades are not bent, they broke. I think the fan is probably not balanced, based on which blades broke.
08-08-11, 05:30 AM
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Posted By GaetanoL

Damaged fan blade: How big of a problem?

I have a Sharp 10,000 BTU window air conditioner. I managed to damage 2 of the 4 fins of the fan blade at the back of the unit. Everything else, including the blower wheel are working normally.
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