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11-03-19, 08:46 AM
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Posted By fxcarden

Leaky bathroom sink faucet

I think this is a Moen, but not 100% sure. Any idea how to disassemble, or should I just replace the whole thing.

The cold side drips. Not sure if cartridge or what......
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Forum: Water Heaters
04-27-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By fxcarden

Thanks guys....4 inch it is

Thanks guys....4 inch it is
Forum: Water Heaters
04-26-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By fxcarden

Water heater vent code

Can someone point me to the NJ code for water heater atmospheric vents.

Specifically, when can you use 3 inch vs 4 inch pipe.

Existing is 3 inch. Replacing with same size tank, and installer...
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Views: 641
Posted By fxcarden

Update: finally got around to bleeding the line...

Update: finally got around to bleeding the line and a whole bunch of air came out......let’s see what happens going forward Also, it looks like due to low water pressure in the house it is pretty...
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Views: 641
Posted By fxcarden

When running the gauge shows between 20-30...

When running the gauge shows between 20-30 depending on how long it runs
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Posted By fxcarden

OK I will try that, but I also tried this...........

OK I will try that, but I also tried this........

Tstat OFF resulted in valve closed.
Tstat ON resulted in valve open. Pump running but no heat.

I then fired up another zone and manually...
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Posted By fxcarden

I have already replaced the stat, but will retest...

I have already replaced the stat, but will retest this weekend. I will shut off the stat, and check the valve is closed. Just to be sure on the wiring: RH and W if 2 wire - correct ?. There is...
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Views: 641
Posted By fxcarden

I will check again but pretty sure that when I...

I will check again but pretty sure that when I checked the lever, the stat was not calling for heat.

Additionally, I do hear a quick gurgling sound when the stat calls for heat so that switch may...
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Views: 641
Posted By fxcarden

Zone valve question

One of three baseboard zones is not giving off heat to the entire loop. Only the first half of the first radiator gets hot, then everything gets progressively colder. This zone serves the 4...
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Views: 483
Posted By fxcarden

Aqua stat set for 180, gauge reads 210

Bad gauge more likely than bad aquastat?

thanks
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Posted By fxcarden

Frigidaire Ice Maker

Refrigerator Model: FGHF2344MF7

Could not get ice out, so opened tray and found the cubes had melted into a solid block within the bucket. With much effort, removed the bucket, threw everything...
07-31-18, 06:37 PM
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Views: 804
Posted By fxcarden

Boiler and water heater connected together?

Getting familiar with the systems in my son's new house, I discovered that the boiler's water intake is a branch off the HOT line on the water heater. I have never seen this before and was wondering...
07-22-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By fxcarden

Mystery solved: the line in question was for a...

Mystery solved: the line in question was for a toilet, and the pressure problem was clogging, so PJMax wins the prize.
07-21-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By fxcarden

City water. There is a pressure pump installed...

City water. There is a pressure pump installed but it looks like it is for the sprinkler system.
07-21-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By fxcarden

if you run the garden hose outside, the pressure...

if you run the garden hose outside, the pressure drops to 42 psi. We will try a different shower head, but the sink also has just a trickle. It is only that one bathroom, though.
07-21-18, 07:43 PM
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Views: 428
Posted By fxcarden

It is just that one bathroom. Everything else is...

It is just that one bathroom. Everything else is acceptable.....not great, but acceptable.
07-21-18, 07:19 AM
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Views: 428
Posted By fxcarden

Pipes for bathroom

My son's new house has one bathroom where there is barely any water pressure. Essentially the shower is unusable. I looked in the basement and I think I found the pipes that supply the water (not...
07-19-18, 11:28 AM
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Views: 705
Posted By fxcarden

The seller said it was a sand filter.......I...

The seller said it was a sand filter.......I assume that is similar to DE?.

I used to have fish tanks and used DE filters in those.
07-19-18, 11:25 AM
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Views: 705
Posted By fxcarden

28k gallons per the pool supply store calculations

28k gallons per the pool supply store calculations
07-18-18, 05:15 PM
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Views: 705
Posted By fxcarden

@ibpooks: so......utlity rate of 12.82 cents /...

@ibpooks: so......utlity rate of 12.82 cents / kwh and 1.1 kwh (from the label) works out to 14 cents per hour to operate ?.

Roughly $100 per month?

Is that right ?
07-18-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By fxcarden

Thanks guys. I think we'll get the pins for the...

Thanks guys. I think we'll get the pins for the timer and run it 50% of the time.
07-17-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By fxcarden

Thanks boss....the rate is 12.82 I will let...

Thanks boss....the rate is 12.82

I will let him know so he can do the math. After all I paid for most of his college LOL
07-17-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By fxcarden

Pool motor

Hello,

My son just bought a house with a pool. The seller said she ran the motor continuously during the season. She even removed he pins from the timer. The guy at the pool supply store said...
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Views: 995
Posted By fxcarden

Here are the pics of the system. One pic shows...

Here are the pics of the system. One pic shows sideways for unknown reasons.
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By fxcarden

OK, so after an entire day of observing this...

OK, so after an entire day of observing this system, this is what I came up with. The damn thing was short-cycling. I swapped the t-stat for one with a swing setting, and once I could control the...
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