Last Activity:12-03-2007 6:16 AM
Posted in thread: What should we use on our stairs? on 12-03-2007 at 12:16 AM
You can buy a non slip ceramic tile and nose it with maple.
Posted in thread: Sheetrock Thickness? on 12-03-2007 at 12:10 AM
Noah; If you're going to do any upgrades it may as well be now. Depending of course where you
live, you might want to start with the insulation. If the house is 30 years old, it probably
has R12 in th...
Posted in thread: Help w/ Armstrong furnace on 12-02-2007 at 01:47 AM
Glenn; I figured it out. It was the pressure switch that was faulty. Bought one and changed it
and it works fine now. The other small space heaters with the control on the back is for back
Posted in thread: Thermopiles on 11-15-2007 at 08:00 AM
Good morning Glenn, Insp, & Travelover; You will be so proud of me. I didn't blow myself up or
anything even remotely drastic. The switch turned out to be a cut out switch to shut the
furnace off in t...
Posted in thread: Window Fixed (Almost) on 11-10-2007 at 09:03 PM
When I lived in Tampa those windows were very common. Most glass shops had the strips. This was
a few years ago so you could try the older glass shops if you have no success with the new
ones. Good lu...
Posted in thread: Thermopiles on 11-10-2007 at 08:38 PM
I have what seems to be a thermopile in the back of a NG space heater.The 2 wires run to what
seems to be a thermostat to shut off the pilot light if the heater gets too hot. I can't get
the pilot lig...
Posted in thread: Help w/ Armstrong furnace on 11-04-2007 at 01:09 PM
Glenn; The fan is definitely working. It cuts in and out on a regular basis but nothing else
happens.There is a tube that goes from the fan motor (which I imagine is what they are calling
Posted in thread: Unit Backfires when heat comes on. on 11-03-2007 at 02:52 PM
Kashka, I would take his words of caution very seriously. I had a garage furnace doing the same
thing. I was lucky. I only had to replace the garage door and jam and the right mirror on the
car. It ca...
Posted in thread: Thermostat wire for gas fireplace on 11-03-2007 at 02:46 PM
Actually, Outbacker they are powered by a 'thermopile' which is similar to a thermocouple only
the thermopile can generate a few milivolts. It doesn't take much to click the gas valve in.
You are very...
Posted in thread: Help w/ Armstrong furnace on 11-03-2007 at 01:59 PM
I have an Armstrong Ultra V Tech 80 furnace that won't start. The trouble light flashes a code
3 as the problem. The manual gives a fault description as "pressure switch open with inducer
on". What th...