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08-05-20, 05:15 PM
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Posted By EvanVanVan

I do have a separate hot water boiler in addition...

I do have a separate hot water boiler in addition to my A/C system.

I got it fixed this morning. Turned out to be a pinched wire on the float switch where it came out of the cabinet...must have...
08-04-20, 04:36 PM
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Views: 225
Posted By EvanVanVan

Sorry when you say check from R to C you mean...

Sorry when you say check from R to C you mean take the faceplate off and use a multimeter in between them? I also have an Rc if that matters.

It does sound like a short on the yellow wire, because...
08-04-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By EvanVanVan

The contactor does not look great with the soot...

The contactor does not look great with the soot marks, but it does get 8.8 ohms of resistance though across the low voltage contacts. This is sounding more and more like the overflow float switch...
08-04-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By EvanVanVan

Honeywell "wait" after many rapid power outages - possibly the float switch?

My Honeywell RTH8500 thermostat has a "wait" message and the compressor is not turning on. During the tropical storm that just went through this afternoon I had probably thirty power outages that...
06-24-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

That ended up being me not remembering things...

That ended up being me not remembering things perfectly since last summer. There is a plastic drip tray inside of the unit (that's "clean") but after it either after it flooded or possibly was...
06-23-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

But that's the evacuating and refilling part,...

But that's the evacuating and refilling part, right? That I'll find someone to do it.. And there has to be some price they would do it for, even if it's way overcharging for the refill service.
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06-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

Lol yeah I was wondering how big of an issue...

Lol yeah I was wondering how big of an issue would that be...I feel like there's gotta be someone willing to make money doing it (in the off season). I also probably know someone who would do it...
06-23-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

I live in Bergen County, NJ, so the green area...

I live in Bergen County, NJ, so the green area according to the sizing guide (https://hvacdirect.com/sizing-air-conditioner-and-heater.html) (although I'm sure you're aware of it being from "Northern...
06-22-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

So the air handler model is FB4ANA036. From what...

So the air handler model is FB4ANA036. From what I can tell this is a 3-ton air handler? Using the sizing guide here, https://hvacdirect.com/sizing-air-conditioner-and-heater.html, I was thinking I...
06-20-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

Ty, I'll take a lot more pictures tomorrow. ...

Ty, I'll take a lot more pictures tomorrow.

And I understand, I guess I bought/installed the wrong type switch. Rather than threading into the drain port it clamped on to the side of the drip...
06-20-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

Yeah, I couldn't imagine them being piped...

Yeah, I couldn't imagine them being piped together was correct. Now I have to decide if I struggle to add a second drain tomorrow or not...I probably won't though with the goal being to replace the...
06-20-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By EvanVanVan

Solving condensate line/overflowing issues

I looked up at the ceiling on my second floor the other day and noticed it was wet. :( The condensate line clogged last year so I kind of know what to expect. I should also say, I'm coming around to...
05-25-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By EvanVanVan

Awesome, ty. I might try the peanut vs sugar...

Awesome, ty. I might try the peanut vs sugar borax test to see if they'd prefer sweet vs protein.
05-25-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By EvanVanVan

Of course I get up this morning and it's...

Of course I get up this morning and it's drizzling and the ground is saturated...:wall: Is it worth reapplying when the ground dries today? How much is too much of this stuff? - I don't necessarily...
05-24-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By EvanVanVan

Aghhh lol, here I am thinking I'm gonna solve...

Aghhh lol, here I am thinking I'm gonna solve this issue in no time and how much I like the Amdro (it was my first time trying it over Ortho Home Defense), and you're telling me they might just dump...
05-24-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By EvanVanVan

Ant Control: Clean debris before putting down dry bait/poison?

I'm trying to take care of ants in my house and found a pretty significant trail of them along the foundation of the house. They're pretty well protected by weeds/dead leaves. Should I clear this...
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Views: 102
Posted By EvanVanVan

How to attach step flashing to a structural tile (under stucco) wall?

I'd redoing the flashing on my wall to roof seam because the existing method of applying a crapload of tar to the face of the stucco doesn't work very well and fails after a couple of years.

I'm...
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By EvanVanVan

Lol all of those partitions I left are triangular...

Lol all of those partitions I left are triangular shaped structural fins that fill the entire cone shaped bottom and (mostly) still seem very strong.. we'll see!

I got this machine used for $20...
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Views: 326
Posted By EvanVanVan

hahah it'll be interesting to see what you guys...

hahah it'll be interesting to see what you guys think of this fix...

Like I said in my last post, I tracked the source of the smell and putrid water to an area in the bottom of the basket where...
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Views: 326
Posted By EvanVanVan

Yeah, I kind of figured that. Thank you. I...

Yeah, I kind of figured that. Thank you.

I cleaned the bottom of the tub, but honestly it didn't smell that bad and the water in drain pump outlet was pretty clear.

On the other hand, I just...
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By EvanVanVan

Sorry, couldn't find it... it's 110.25102310 ...

Sorry, couldn't find it... it's 110.25102310

This looks like it could be useful:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N05FmUH2yqI


Edit: Question, there's water trapped in the upper plastic...
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Views: 326
Posted By EvanVanVan

Thorough cleaning of a Kenmore HE top loading washer?

I've got a Kenmore Series 500 HE (no center agitator) top loading washer that smells terribly. I've tried multiple Affresh cleaner cycles, bleach soaks, bleach cleaner cycles, white vinegar soaks,...
09-08-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By EvanVanVan

How long do I need to hydrate a new stucco wall (scratch coat/brown coat)?

I know at a minimum it's two days for the scratch coat and 2 weeks for the brown coat. But, I just finished the scratch coat this weekend and I probably won't get back to do the brown coat until next...
08-10-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By EvanVanVan

Dimension Aurora II - "Jets 2" button not working? Bad control panel, air lock?

My parents bought a house with a Dimension Aurora II hot tub (manufactured in 2002 I think) that hadn't been used by the previous owners. They're in the process of getting it working again,...
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Views: 1,155
Posted By EvanVanVan

Lol this microwave was left in a house my parents...

Lol this microwave was left in a house my parents bought last year. It's in amazing condition and very big. I thought it was a huge upgrade from my grandmother's "old," ugly microwave I had (which...
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