Last Activity:06-07-2011 2:08 PM
Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 06-07-2011 at 01:08 PM
Is there a temperature that the peak should be at?
Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 06-06-2011 at 10:10 AM
After a lot of research and figuring prices, it appears that this project is a little out of
our budget at this time even if we do it ourselves. What would happen if I just added some
insulation to th...
Posted in thread: 110 vs. 220? on 06-02-2011 at 07:51 AM
Usually the smaller units are 110 volts a and the larger ones are 220 volts. When the units get
large enough to use more than 15 amps, then the jump to 220volts. If you need a 18,000 BTU unit
Posted in thread: 110 vs. 220? on 06-02-2011 at 07:48 AM
I guess I should have given a little more information in my first post. We bought the home with
an old wall unit in the livingroom. It is very expensive to run, my best guess is it is from
Posted in thread: 110 vs. 220? on 06-01-2011 at 03:01 PM
I am looking to put in a wall air conditioner unit this summer. I really need to keep the
utility bills to a min. It seems like the better units are 220 volt, but will this be more
expensive to run? I...
Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 05-24-2011 at 10:54 AM
If the house has open rafters at the wall, the are vents that are installed between the courses
of shingles above the wall. Smart Vent makes a product for just this application.SmartVent by
DCI - The ...
Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 05-16-2011 at 10:08 AM
I called a contractor today and he suggested a fan for one of the gable vents. He said these
work well in situations where you have little venting in the attic, and will help to keep
airflow moving an...
Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 05-15-2011 at 09:28 AM
What would be the best type of vent to put in the top of the roof? Ridge vents or the old style
vents that are about 12 by 12. I would think ridge vent, but we are on a bgudget, and the old
Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 05-13-2011 at 04:38 PM
Thats kind of what I was thinking. I am just wondering how to put vents in at the bottom of the
roof when the soffit is so small. It's only about 5 to 6 inches. The weird angle and as close
as it is t...
Posted in thread: Why is my house so Hot!?! on 05-13-2011 at 02:32 PM
Hey guys, I am new here and this is my first post.I was hoping someone here would be able to
tell me why our house is so hot in the warmer months, not just in the summer. We have no shade
trees, and m...