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04-01-07, 08:06 AM
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Get a qualified person to check the wiring

An office mate of mine had similar problem with her new house. It turned out that some of insulation on one of the wires near the compressor was grounding out the unit. It was a brand new unit but...
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Agreed

I would worry about the size of the Supply and Return ducts, but I am assuming that in the process of calculating loads on the system the professionals that would have been called to do this could...
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Can you system handle the added load ?

It sounds like you adding a lot of Sq. footage. Is your furnance still going to be adeqate for the task? Additionally you may well have zoning (not laws) issues depending on where the thermostat...
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I have a similar problem in my kitchen ...

I would be interested to see the response.
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Depends on where you live

As I understand it ... Think about if you dominately heat or cool your house. Do you want to Draw the heat down in the winter or keep the cool from settling on the floor? However if you already...
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Posted By Homerluvsme

In a bathroom that small

In a bathroom that small it must be nice to be alone with your thought. That's right it isn't plural, there isn't room for more than one. I hope it all turns out okay, post some pics I would like...
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What I DID was ...

I am not saying it is right, but took a bunch of joint compound and used that as the "Mortar bed" Under my corner shower base. It is cheap and worked great as far as I can tell. I am a big guy so...
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Posted By Homerluvsme

You have to give us more than that ...

We can help but have to give us more to work with. What is your experience/comfort level, approximate budget, what exactly do you want to do, etc...

There is a lot that can happen and go wrong in...
06-17-05, 11:08 PM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Learn from my mistake

Long story short, I was in the same place you are three years ago with my kitchen. I tried to cover the mess up. It never looked right and I ended up using a Random non repeating wallpaper to try...
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Posted By Homerluvsme

His works too

and it probably works better. Good luck!
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Simpler, but less efficient

A well to do family memeber of mine recently put in a new dedicated home theater room. I have a couple of suggestions. What kind of ceiling are you using? If you are using acoustial ceiling panels...
06-22-04, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

I would because

I am sometimes sloppy my knife cuts and adheasive. Removing the base boad not only protects it while you are working, but could be used to hide the slips that happen.
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Weight a minute

I don't know what your set up is, but block is heavy ... make sure that your joists can handle the load, especally with a full tub. Sistering a few joist may prevent a world of headaches later. ...
01-18-04, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

I been there, but need direction

Old Guy

I have been to terry love's site, but I haven't found it all that useful yet. Could you direct me to more of that you think I need to read. I guess his banter on Bill Gates was nice, but...
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Posted By Homerluvsme

My guess

Dave

My guess is that what you have is actually a filter on the line. The round torpedo filters used to be used by may cable system. In essence your cable modem uses bandwith that isn't used by...
01-18-04, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

One possible solution

You may want to wrap your heating duct in some reflective material check out http://www.reflectixinc.com/ they make a product that seems well suited to your needs here. I have never done it but I...
01-17-04, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Cool RTI looks nice ...

Yeah PEX is seeming a good route, I live in Central Pennsylvania are there any RTI distributors or Quality online parts shops that sell RTI? I am curious to learn more about them (RTI) and PEX in...
01-17-04, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Replumbing the house Costs

I have a 2 (soon to be three bedroom) 1 (soon to be 1.75) bath house built in 1949. Most of the plumbing appears to be soft copper and in a poor state. Add to this that I have a well and iron and...
01-17-04, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

SO I forget to end the story

I have been lazy in this post to say the least, but here is the final resolution I have rewired with 10/2 from the box to the timer and all appears to be well. The thing that I didn't realize that...
02-17-03, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Okay That is why I Asked

I know I have to replace the 12-2 and can do that shortly. As for the timer issue I will turn it off and then test the switched black and the white (actually RED) wire with an electric tester. As I...
02-17-03, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

your call, but

It is your call, but I would jiggle the cord for a while first, then if that didn't work, just replace the switch with a similar one. These switches are fairly cheap and you should be able to order...
02-17-03, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

I say go for it

I am not sure of you skill level, but as was said above 240 lines are not all that different in the labor involved, only the design and purpose. Assuming that you some electrical knowledge and...
02-17-03, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Homerluvsme

Exclamation Wiring an Electric Water heater

First of all I didn't wire the heater the first time, but I am fairly sure that is was wired incorrectly at least in part. It is a whirlpool 40 gallon 2 element unit that is just over a year old. ...
12-01-02, 10:21 PM
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Views: 2,991
Posted By Homerluvsme

Did you bother to make an air tight seal so the...

Did you bother to make an air tight seal so the air from the soffit could only go up the vent? If not have you had and back pressure or moisture problems? I have heard of others having such issues.
12-01-02, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,991
Posted By Homerluvsme

I feel your pain. I haven't priced it yet, but...

I feel your pain. I haven't priced it yet, but has been suggested that is use 2" sheets of fiberglass board with foil on both sides and then tape all the seams. i like the idea. but haven't priced...
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