Last Activity:04-19-2015 7:12 PM
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Posted in thread: Is Furnace Humidifier causing high water bills? on 04-20-2015 at 02:37 PM
Follow the water line from the humidifier to the saddle tap.The saddle tap should be installed
on a copper water supply line.Turn the handle on the saddle tap clockwise to shut the water off
to the hu...
Posted in thread: Pressure test on 04-19-2015 at 10:14 AM
Cost and release of Freon into the atmosphere when dealing with a potential leak.pull the
system into a vacuum and see if the vacuum holds.
Posted in thread: How do I bend this? on 04-15-2015 at 05:01 AM
Tig weld it or use some heat or it will crack.
Posted in thread: New Hotwater Tank - Water out of Pressure Valve on 04-12-2015 at 07:43 AM
should really need an expansion tank on a regular residential setup but then again, if it fixes
the problem then so be it.Is the PVC drain to the outside shared with the boiler system or some
Posted in thread: Water Leak Near Window- No Apparent Source on 04-11-2015 at 07:30 PM
Sometimes it is found to be that the window flashing was not installed or not installed
correctly. With a stucco exterior I'm honestly not sure how to determine this is or is not the
case without a lo...
Posted in thread: New Hotwater Tank - Water out of Pressure Valve on 04-11-2015 at 07:26 PM
This valve is known as the TXV which stands for Thermal Expansion Valve. It's purpose is to
release excess pressure from the tank in order to prevent things from becoming over
pressurized. Typically t...
Posted in thread: ???? vs. Mortar Bed for Tub on 04-03-2015 at 10:12 AM
I'm thinking cut the posts off and fill the voids with spray foam.Of course you will have to
build up your base more to account for the removed posts.
Posted in thread: What the heck is going on with my ceiling? on 04-02-2015 at 05:38 PM
perhaps something is bleeding through (grease, smoke, etc.). The only fix is to prime the
entire surface and then paint.
Posted in thread: Heat Pump A/C motor failure on 03-28-2015 at 07:44 PM
if the warrantied replacements gets you up and running then I would hold off and wait on the
rest to go bad. the unit is only 6 years old so if it were me, I'd gamble on the rest and cross
Posted in thread: Pergola advice, Attached or Free Standing on 03-26-2015 at 06:49 PM
something to consider, in my state if you attach it to the house1 you need a permit2 it will
increase your property taxes.