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Clarifications

I want to (1) ventillate the attic and (2) cool the house.

The mushroom vents and power attic vent fan are to ventillate the attic.

The whole house fan is to cool the house. I do have air...
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Red face Attic Ventillation - Illinois

We have 3 roof vents and a ridge vent. A contractor suggests adding 2 more mushroom vents and a powered roof vent. Is this a good idea?


Also, we have an whole house fan that is not effective in...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-06-06, 12:02 PM
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Red face Deposits in Hot water Heater

I have a two year old hot water heater. At times it makes air gurgling sounds so I decided to drain 2 gallons from the hot water heater. I noticed quite a bit of grannular deposits in the drained...
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Smile Ridge Vents Versus Mushroom Vents

I have scanned messages in this forum and have found differences of opinion about ridge vents.

I am having a new roof put on an older home in Northern Illinois. Both layers of the existing roof...
12-03-05, 09:21 AM
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Smile Honeywell Thermostat Cycles Furnace Too Often

I have an older home with an Acroaire furnace and a Honeywell MagicStat(T8112D10051) thermostat. The thermostat seems to cycle the furnace on/off too frequently. During cold weather it seems to turn...
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Question Sump Pump Check valve-will it cause freezing?

Reading through this Forum's entries on sump pumps, it appears that I should place a check valve close to the sump pump so water will not flow back in to the sump. I am concerned that if I do that,...
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Red face Bathtub Spout Removal

I have a 20 year old house. In one of the bathroom shower/baths, the tub spout does not divert the water to the shower head when the knob on the spout is raised. I assume I need to replace the spout....
10-31-04, 05:09 AM
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Question Bathrom GFI in Older House

I would like to put a GFI in my bathroom. Currently it has a non-GFI receptacle.
The house was built in the 1960's. The current receptacle has a black "hot" wire and a white neutral wire which is...
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Smile Chimney Staining or Painting

:cool: I have an older home with a brick exterior fireplace chimney. It has a mixture of red and white bricks. I would like to have the white bricks painted or stained red. One contractor said to...
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