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Posted in thread: Best for repairing cracks on 07-10-2014 at 08:11 AM
Would the old tape have to be removed? Is the mesh tape good, or just for certain projects?
Posted in thread: Best for repairing cracks on 07-09-2014 at 11:07 AM
What is the best product and method for repairing cracks on drywall before painting? I assume
there is something easier than new drywall, tape, and sanding just for cracks. Mostly, the
cracks are flus...
Posted in thread: Does gas heat HVAC discharge water? on 01-25-2014 at 11:07 AM
We have had very cold temperatures here lately, and I was talking with a lady who said she had
natural gas HVAC, and due to the cold temperatures, her water drain pipe freezes on her unit,
and she has...
Posted in thread: HVAC off vs turned down on 01-02-2014 at 12:33 PM
I just did a little calculation. I know the temperature is never exactly the same, so this is
based on average conditions.I've noticed my HVAC usually runs three times per hour around 7
minutes each. ...
Posted in thread: HVAC off vs turned down on 12-28-2013 at 08:33 AM
What about my span question? Is it best to have a 3 degree span where it runs longer but
doesn't cycle as often, or a 1 degree span where it runs for a shorter period but cycles more
often?Also, if I ...
Posted in thread: HVAC off vs turned down on 12-26-2013 at 12:36 PM
Most friends and family I know who live in a snow area only reduce the heat and never turn it
off...but I know this may not be an expert opinion.Sure, I would guess that turning it off is
not common. ...
Posted in thread: HVAC off vs turned down on 12-26-2013 at 12:08 PM
Whenever I am to be gone for 8 hours or so in winter, is it more efficient to turn the
thermostat down, or just turn it off; this is assuming it won't get below freezing in the
house. Even if it got d...
Posted in thread: Best thermostat span setting? on 10-16-2013 at 05:21 PM
I've heard that programmable t-stats actually will cost you more money by having to re-heat the
home after being lowered during the 'away' periods. All the walls, floors, ceilings and
furniture in the...
Posted in thread: Best thermostat span setting? on 10-14-2013 at 04:45 PM
Guyod, not that I doubt your word but, do you have any reference to substantiate your reply?I
too have an offset/differential T-stat and often wondered the same as house92.Good
question.It's ok with m...
Posted in thread: Best thermostat span setting? on 10-13-2013 at 12:36 PM
Just to make clear, I'm asking if one is going to make my bill higher, or in my case, use more
propane, or does it all equal out? One runs longer but kicks on less often, while the other