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underlayment in Florida

I am replacing my roof next month and was told Florida no longer allows 15lb or 30lb Felt underlayment.

There is now something called peel & stick or some kind of synthetic.
01-08-14, 02:34 PM
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Posted By TTASHA

Whoops, it is Onan

CasualJoe You are right. It is Onan. I made up a new name for it.

Oh you guys are so smart. :help: You named it right GunGuy45.
01-08-14, 10:36 AM
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Posted By TTASHA

Cool Things I learned the hard way about generator

I purchased a 20kw Oneac generator in 2005. I selected Oneac because there is a huge certified company nearby & I can get qualified support if needed. That's the good part. The bad part is I...
04-30-11, 07:32 PM
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Posted By TTASHA

Thumbs up about fence

Thank you very much for your response.

We decided to fill them with concrete above ground as suggested.

My problem is not wind; my problem is my BIG dogs that push on the fence.


I love...
04-30-11, 09:03 AM
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Posted By TTASHA

Pvc fence

We are installing an 80 ft long 4' high vinyl pickett fence on one side of the yard.

Home depot told us we do not need cement for the posts. I think it should
have cement because this is a...
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Views: 7,991
Posted By TTASHA

little sun means no reason for solar

Nailcutter,

You are absolutely correct. If you don't have AN EXCESSIVE amount of sun - solar is wrong for you.

When it rains or is cloudy in Florida the solar system produces very, very little...
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Posted By TTASHA

inverter

mcircus,

When I had my solar system installed I asked about safety with the power coming from the solar panels and getting to the grid on the other side of the house.

The electrician explained...
06-23-10, 04:25 PM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

energy star makes me MAD

JustAndy,
I have a friend in our office that says he bought his windows 2 years ago for $199 each including WINDOWS, taxes, installation etc., he told me they are energy efficient and HE IS HAPPY...
06-23-10, 11:31 AM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

About Big Box stores

JustAndy,
I complained about my Pell windows because they don't close/open easily. I am certain that is due to the installation of the Lowe's experts.

My door was purchased at Home Depot &...
06-23-10, 10:50 AM
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Posted By TTASHA

only time will tell

gunguy45,

The 5800 was the best window they had. I do have the packaging label I took off the door. I didn't want Pell as I had previously had their windows installed and either they are...
06-23-10, 09:29 AM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

anderson company

Gunguy45,

I have the label from the door. It says American Craftsman-an Anderson Company. It is Model 5800 -

The most important things to me were a good company & energy efficiency. The...
06-23-10, 08:20 AM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

about vinyl in Florida

The existing window frames stay in place and they will be vinyl, but not cheap vinyl. I just want a "ballpark" figure for installation of the windows because of the following:

Last week I had an...
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Posted By TTASHA

Talking thanks guys

I can now understand the postings & find them quite
entertaining.
06-21-10, 06:25 PM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

Gunguy45 - name correction

Gunguy45, ;)

Sorry for the name error. Your answer was the BEST!

I hope after the install I don't have to bother anyone else.

Thanks again.
06-21-10, 06:06 PM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

the best answer was: Gungguy45

Gungguy45,

I appreciate your concise answer and know what I will do.

This install is with highly rated windows - I looked at Anderson and Pell. I didn't select the cheapest product offered.
...
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Posted By TTASHA

you guys are complex

This discussion seems to be way above the average person.

Are you all attempting a DIY? I thought about it & then decided not to try it. Call it fear of the unknown.

Even though I bought my...
06-21-10, 05:18 PM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

you are right

Just Bill,
You are correct when you say I am not installing windows (DIY).

I am dealing with 2 companies. One with the product & a different installer.

My windows are custom made windows...
06-21-10, 04:26 PM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

just installation cost

Andy,

I have prices for the energy efficient windows & the cost of the windows.

I have picked out the right windows so what I would like to know is what would the installation cost be on a...
06-21-10, 02:13 PM
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Views: 3,054
Posted By TTASHA

Replacing windows

:)I plan to replace 7 windows - each one is 59 X 52. They are being replaced because they are over 10 years old and are NOT energy efficient. I live in Florida so this is very important.

I am...
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Views: 7,991
Posted By TTASHA

Thumbs up Thank you The_tow_guy

who are you,

I had to be sure I could share this with you and found out I could. Now I don't have to send you a private message.

This is the comany that let's me see how my panels work through...
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Views: 7,991
Posted By TTASHA

Red face Almost banned!

Who are you,

I wish I had the talent to build my own system. However, I wanted this done in my lifetime so I had it done.

re: inverters - I don't know full phase from unfull phase but
I do ...
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Views: 7,991
Posted By TTASHA

Question No expert here

Who are you,

Answer
I'm nobody.

My answers are based on Florida regulations. That is all I know and those regulations are important to everyone that installs solar in Florida.

Florida is...
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Views: 7,991
Posted By TTASHA

Smile Don't give up energy efficiency

Furd,

You are correct about sunshine. Florida is perfect for solar.

Since the Federal Government (which is bankrupt) gave a 33% tax credit in 2009 and the same credit is also is available in...
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Views: 7,991
Posted By TTASHA

State Renewal Rebates are questionable

:alarm:drooplug, thank you for your post.

I can tell you about Florida. 1st Florida was going to pay a BIG incentive for Solar in 2009. Of course they ran out of money provided to Florida by...
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Views: 7,991
Posted By TTASHA

Smile I'm always learning something

Drooplug you stated:
They can purchase SREC's from the system to enable them to qualify. In April, SREC's had an average price of $.57 per kwh. Not a bad price when I am paying $.14 per kwh for...
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