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10-27-20, 02:13 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. A disagree.... I've...

Welcome to the forums.

A disagree.... I've seen condenser fans cycled to maintain compressor head pressure.
Defrost definitely cycles the fan.
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Views: 115
Posted By acmikee

remove the insulation and brush on some duct...

remove the insulation and brush on some duct sealant around the collar let it dry then reinsulate. ...
10-08-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By XSleeper

You need giant footings. And an engineer to tell...

You need giant footings. And an engineer to tell you how big, how thick, and how deep they should be.
09-28-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By roughneck77

Why not just fix the radiator?

Why not just fix the radiator?
09-27-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By Zorfdt

The trick I learned was to put a little blob of...

The trick I learned was to put a little blob of solder on the joint at the top while you're heating it. It acts as a thermometer, as soon as it melts into the joint, back off the torch as you have...
09-13-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By Shadeladie

You never answered as to whom you hired. Not an...

You never answered as to whom you hired. Not an actual name, but was it a real HVAC company or a jack of all trades? If the later, this will always cost you more money in the end. What kind of...
09-04-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Andrew

Your friend is incorrect. There are several...

Your friend is incorrect. There are several things that need periodic maintenance, like replacing filters, cleaning dust from internal parts, checking combustion, checking safeties for proper...
09-01-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By PJmax

It's not a problem with the boiler. It may just...

It's not a problem with the boiler. It may just be what is ever regulating your gas pressure is not responding quickly enough to the demand of the boiler..
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Norm201

Sure, but by your description of the current...

Sure, but by your description of the current filter receptacle I'm betting the return ducts are in no better shape and most likely have leaks. Keep in mind the filter is there to protect the motor...
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Marq1

If it's a basement, and your getting that much...

If it's a basement, and your getting that much condensation off the cold air ducts you really need to do something to reduce the humidity. That much moisture could cause mold to grow, a de...
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. I could find no...

Welcome to the forums.


I could find no mention in the gas codes or the vent manufactures information in regards to running a B vent inside another B vent. Running a B vent inside another B vent...
08-11-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. There is no set...

Welcome to the forums.

There is no set amount of water.
The higher the humidity level in the air..... the more water will come out the drain.
08-07-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By CircuitBreaker

I actually went down to the front desk and the...

I actually went down to the front desk and the worker did not know what she was doing, when I got back to the room the AC was off and would not turn back on no matter what I did, I called down this...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-04-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By 2john02458

You need to check the heater flue when the dryer...

You need to check the heater flue when the dryer is running. Heater does not have to be firing. Hold a lighted match or candle near the hood opening on the water heater. If he flame is drawn...
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By PJmax

Since you keep the windows open..... your indoor...

Since you keep the windows open..... your indoor air and the outside air have about the same temperature and relative humidity there is really no need to run the ERV.
07-24-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By AllanJ

A leak in the hot water plumbing is a very common...

A leak in the hot water plumbing is a very common cause of unexpected and sometimes sudden high energy usage.

If you have an all-electric water heater then try closing the supply (cold inlet) to...
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By doughess

There is no ideal attic temperature. The idea is...

There is no ideal attic temperature. The idea is to reduce attic air temperature with ventilation as close as practical to outside air temperate to reduce room/house AC heat load. It is great way to...
07-24-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Grandma Dee

6kwh avg. daily usage seems very low in this day...

6kwh avg. daily usage seems very low in this day & age. Check with your electric company and see if they have changed your meter. If you had one that was faulty that would account for the daily...
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