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Forum: Water Heaters
03-17-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By mallik

Thanks again. It is gas and about 5 years old.

Thanks again. It is gas and about 5 years old.
Forum: Water Heaters
03-15-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By mallik

Thank you for the link. Sorry if I didnít...

Thank you for the link. Sorry if I didnít clarify the issue. While hot water was running it started to turn lukewarm. We thought itís impossible that the hot water simply ran out so I went to the...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-15-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By mallik

Thank you very much. Is this possibly the reason...

Thank you very much. Is this possibly the reason for the hot water issue as well?
Forum: Water Heaters
03-15-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By mallik

Buildup Around Mixing Valve

Hi, I started having an issue with hot water so I went to check the water heater and noticed a buildup at the mixing valve connection. Also water is dripping at the connection. Please see picture...
09-04-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By mallik

LOL, yeah you're probably right. Thanks, I just...

LOL, yeah you're probably right. Thanks, I just wanted to make sure.

I will do as you suggested as get a plastic circle to lay on top of the mud. Any ideas where I can get this?

Would dry...
09-03-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By mallik

Drywall Compound - Mold?

Hi, I have a tub of drywall compound sitting in my basement that I have been slowly using over the last while. Yesterday I opened it up and found it looking like this:
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03-03-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mallik

I took some time messing around with it hoping it...

I took some time messing around with it hoping it wasn't the motor. Ended up being the motor. I replaced it and everything is fine now. Thanks everybody.
02-11-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mallik

Thanks for the advice PJmax and riostr. I...

Thanks for the advice PJmax and riostr.

I don't know if this helps, but here is exactly what happens.

- the flame gets lit
- right when the blower starts there is a fairly loud...
02-09-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mallik

Furnace Buzzing Then Stops

Hi, I my furnace has been making a buzzing sound recently. I first noticed it last week when the furnace was firing up there would be a buzzing sound for about 5-10 seconds before air started coming...
08-04-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,593
Posted By mallik

Cleaning/Fixing Bad Grout Job

Hi, I installed some ceramic tiles on concrete 2 weeks ago and I did a really bad job with the grouting. Please see below:
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06-18-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By mallik

Thanks for the quick reply. Sorry my update is...

Thanks for the quick reply. Sorry my update is not as quick.

I did as instructed and it worked great.

Thanks again.
06-02-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By mallik

Wiring Dimmer Without Screws

Hi, I would like to install a dimmer in a box with 2 switches:

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m11/jk43234/Switch/IMG_20180602_110548_zpscykcdkqm.jpg
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07-27-17, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By mallik

Thanks again everybody for the information and...

Thanks again everybody for the information and advice. Roughly how much should it cost to find/repair leaks? Also, how much to take the existing unit and mount it to the foundation?
07-25-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By mallik

Thanks for the advice everybody. It seems like...

Thanks for the advice everybody. It seems like anybody I call says the same thing. It would be too time-consuming and costly to find and repair any leaks.

What is the deal with Super Seal? What...
07-23-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By mallik

What I should do with my A/C?

Hi, I have a central AC unit that was purchased in 2007 and has given me nothing but problems. It seems that every 2 years or so it struggles to cool down the house and is running almost constantly....
07-10-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By mallik

Thanks for the advice. Sorry if my question is...

Thanks for the advice. Sorry if my question is confusing. I would like to make the space cooler, but options like AC are not possible due to cost. I wanted to see if there are cheaper options to...
07-06-17, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By mallik

Cooling Warehouse Space

I have a warehouse space that is about 2500 sq. ft. with 20 ft. high ceilings and a dock. I am looking at options to cool the space. I don't have a layout floor plan right now but I can provide one...
06-21-16, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By mallik

Sorry to keep bumping this. It's been a while...

Sorry to keep bumping this. It's been a while and everything still looks dry. It doesn't seem like there is any new water coming in. Here are some pictures of the wall:
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05-23-16, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By mallik

So the wet area was larger than I expected and...

So the wet area was larger than I expected and got into the other room. Seriously, I don't know how this much of the carpet got wet from a water leak upstairs.

I have had the dehumidifier and...
05-19-16, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By mallik

Thanks a lot for the advice everybody. After...

Thanks a lot for the advice everybody. After reading the responses here, I became really worried about larger problems like mold. I pulled back the carpet and pad until I could see dry basement...
05-17-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By mallik

Water Leak From Upstairs

Hi, I had some water leak from upstairs in the kitchen when I changed the faucet. Later on I noticed the paint bubbling on the wall in the basement, and that's when I realized the damaged from the...
03-23-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,797
Posted By mallik

Thanks for all of your help PJmax and Geochurchi....

Thanks for all of your help PJmax and Geochurchi. Turned out that the inducer was finished and needed to be replaced.
03-23-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,797
Posted By mallik

So I tried shorting the 2 wires that go to the...

So I tried shorting the 2 wires that go to the pressure switch. When I did this the Hot Surface Ignitor started glowing and the burners started up. The blower didn't start up though and the flames...
03-23-16, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,797
Posted By mallik

Thanks Geochurchi. I checked outside but the...

Thanks Geochurchi. I checked outside but the vent and intake seem fine.

Is it likely the pressure switch needs to be replaced? I am afraid of getting one only to find out that's not the problem.
03-22-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,797
Posted By mallik

Thanks PJmax. I stuck a paper clip in the hole...

Thanks PJmax. I stuck a paper clip in the hole where the hose connects to the pressure switch. The paper clip went about an inch before there was resistance, but it didn't seem to be because of any...
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