Last Activity:05-28-2011 9:35 AM
Posted in thread: Plaster on chimney! on 05-27-2011 at 01:40 PM
Hello,I am in the process of remodeling our kitchen. In one corner is the chimney. It has brick
covered with plaster. The plaster has hairline cracks in it but other than that it seems
sound.I want to...
Posted in thread: Strong smell from new furnace! on 01-18-2011 at 01:15 PM
Hello Eokhuijzen,We finally had the problem resolved. It was actually simple. We had a repair
guy come out who has had a lot of experience with oil furnaces. It seems many people are not
sure what to ...
Posted in thread: Furnace goes into lockout mode! on 12-19-2010 at 01:45 PM
We just had the yearly maintenance done on our furnace. Lately it has been going into lockout
mode and I have to reset it. It is an oil furnace and is only 3 years old. Any ideas why it
would be doing...
Posted in thread: Strong smell from new furnace! on 12-17-2010 at 11:48 AM
Wish I could check the flue but there is snow on the roof. We have squirrels but they don't get
on the roof. Maybe chimney swifts but I don't know if they have built nests in the chimney or
Posted in thread: Strong smell from new furnace! on 12-17-2010 at 06:18 AM
Hi InspectorD,We have 3 carbon monoxide testers and I cleaned the air filter the other
day.Thanks for the info!Bill
Posted in thread: Strong smell from new furnace! on 12-17-2010 at 05:09 AM
Hello,We had a new oil furnace installed about 2 years ago. It is a Trane model xp80 with a
Beckett burner. Lately we have been getting a strong exhaust smell coming from it in the
morning. The thermo...