Last Activity:02-09-2013 1:19 PM
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Posted in thread: Problems with Attic Insulation-Possible Condensation? on 02-08-2013 at 12:49 AM
Do you have baffles installed in the attic to shield the soffit vents? If not, then you need to
get some (they're not expensive)Just a wild guess...but since we're talking about exterior
walls...on a ...
Posted in thread: New Home Owner Obsessing Over Load Bearing Wall on 02-08-2013 at 12:14 AM
Definitely talk with an engineer. It does look like an addition & the wall is probably carrying
some load.That doesn't necessarily mean there's no way to do it but be prepared in case you are
Posted in thread: How do I shed water from coming in the door? on 02-07-2013 at 11:41 PM
I see the pics you took of the lintel & door frame header but you were asking about water
pooling inside the house @ the bottom of the door...The pics you show do seem to suggest some
sort of water in...
Posted in thread: Air handler blower motor on 08-10-2012 at 04:20 PM
Ok - worked great yesterday & now it's doing the same thing this afternoon...could I possibly
have gotten a bad capacitor then?
Posted in thread: Air handler blower motor on 08-09-2012 at 04:43 PM
Thanks again! Just wanted to make sure I wasn't going to blow anything up :)
Posted in thread: Air handler blower motor on 08-09-2012 at 01:30 PM
One more question - what's the difference between a cap that says 50/60 Hz & one that says
60/50 Hz? The guy at Grainger said it didn't matter since the voltage (370 VAC) & microferads
(7.5) were the ...
Posted in thread: Air handler blower motor on 08-09-2012 at 11:26 AM
So I went to Grainger this morning & picked up a replacement capacitor for $6. Took me 7 mins
to replace it & it's been through 2 cycles now without messing up! Hopefully that was what it
needed - tha...
Posted in thread: Air handler blower motor on 08-08-2012 at 08:26 PM
Could the behavior of the motor I described (stopping & starting randomly) be a symptom of the
capacitor going bad? The capacitor is not mushrooming or anything I can see visually,
unfortunately I don...
Posted in thread: Air handler blower motor on 08-07-2012 at 11:20 PM
My air handler blower motor started "stuttering" last week. It's keeping the house cool but it
will start up fine blowing air & then randomly stop for a second and start up again and stop
for a second...
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