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Thanks to Fred Dobbs for the detailed...

Thanks to Fred Dobbs for the detailed instructions. I will let you know tomorrow if that solved my problem.
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Either one. Delete jeweler please.

Either one. Delete jeweler please.
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Yes, they are both me. I did not realize I had...

Yes, they are both me. I did not realize I had two. I guess I had one on my pc then, unknowingly signed up again on my iPad. I will delete one.

Regarding the laptop, it has two problems. One...
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Admittedly it is now more the challenge than the...

Admittedly it is now more the challenge than the need. It was kind of handy just leaving the laptop and the auto connection in the trunk in case it was needed. After all it is a 20 year old car.
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Both, but it no longer sees the wireless...

Both, but it no longer sees the wireless connection so I have it hardwired. Sees the connection but can’t connect outside to the internet. The connection works for my hardwired pc and new laptop and...
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I have the product key. But can’t register this...

I have the product key. But can’t register this old version as I still cannot get on the internet. It sees my LAN but cannot figure how to connect to the internet through my cable modem that is where...
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You should resolve the ice dams as they will...

You should resolve the ice dams as they will eventually cause problems.
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Repairing the roof and adding ice shield is good...

Repairing the roof and adding ice shield is good but you need to stop the ice dams as well. If they persist then you may find a new problem further up the roof. I wonder if an uninsulated roof isnít...
02-26-19, 07:27 AM
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The main trunks for the ducting are raised above...

The main trunks for the ducting are raised above the attic floor. I could remove the plywood from everywhere except above the uninsulated area above the garage. Then add blown to R49. Is there some...
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I built a 600sq ft addition on piers about four...

I built a 600sq ft addition on piers about four feet off the ground. This was in Colorado at 8300 ft elevation. It had a bathroom, laundry, and hot water baseboard heating pipes in the floor. It...
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Ok, thanks for all the info. I will quit worrying...

Ok, thanks for all the info. I will quit worrying about it. I'll try cracking a window next time we run the dryer and see if it makes a difference.
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We live in Ocean Isle Beach NC. It is about 30...

We live in Ocean Isle Beach NC. It is about 30 miles north of Myrtle Beach SC. We are 1 mile from the ocean. I have a few Acurite devices around the home monitoring the humidity inside the home,...
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We are new to this house and bought a new...

We are new to this house and bought a new electric clothes dryer that does not seem to dry well. Wondered if it could be because the house was too air tight. Thus impacting the dryer efficiency....
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Do I need a make up air vent

We live in a 20 year old home. Average construction but seems pretty air tight. The forced air propane furnace is in the vented attic. No gas burning appliances inside the home. We have an electric...
02-24-19, 11:25 AM
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Add insulation to attic floor or roof

Just moved into a 20 year old house on the NC shore. It has about 10” of fiberglass batts in the attic floor. There is plywood on top of the insulation over about half of the attic. This is for a...
02-16-19, 08:46 AM
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I believe hunter douglas has lifetime warranty to...

I believe hunter douglas has lifetime warranty to the original buyer. They always provided me with all parts for free. They sent lots of cord and I just restrung them.
02-16-19, 07:02 AM
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Is the bottom unit still vacant?

If still unheated your wait will be even longer. That unit needs to be kept heated even when vacant. At least low heat wherever the pipes are.

Also, used to live where snow built up in the...
02-13-19, 07:31 AM
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I vote for shutting off water supply, freeing up...

I vote for shutting off water supply, freeing up the frozen valves, and turning off the saddle valve. If turning the water back on does not cause any leaks then see if your shut off saddle valve...
02-11-19, 06:02 AM
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Is that the bath fan vent stack in the attic?...

Is that the bath fan vent stack in the attic? Looks like it just dumps into the attic. Or, does it terminate outside?
02-05-19, 07:12 AM
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Dealing with high humidity and radon sounds...

Dealing with high humidity and radon sounds difficult. We did the encapsulation for humidity which worked great. But no radon issues. We are close to the ocean and have humidity year around. No way...
02-03-19, 07:24 AM
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If you open the crawl space vents what kind of...

If you open the crawl space vents what kind of humidity do you see down there during the rainy days and summer?
02-03-19, 07:07 AM
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Assuming your ground is dirt or sand the...

Assuming your ground is dirt or sand the dehumidifier will be trying to dry it as well. This will cause it to run longer than if the ground is covered. Could end up costing more to run the...
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Deal with ground water first

Not totally understanding your plot plan or landscaping but I would first work on getting rid of any ground water from above you. By that I mean make sure anything above you drains away from your...
01-27-19, 10:42 AM
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Suspect the pump and/or wiring. Verify it is not...

Suspect the pump and/or wiring. Verify it is not bad or drawing too much current when it starts. I had a very small leak from the heater that was wetting wires barely on humid days causing the...
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Doesnít it make sense to first find out why there...

Doesnít it make sense to first find out why there is water coming in? What is your topography? You mention reasonably flat. What does that mean? Are you in a neighborhood. Are ther houses above you?...
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