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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-16-2006, 11:43 PM
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Views: 2,282
Posted By Aceinstaller
clean pilot assembly: 1 turn off gas valve...

clean pilot assembly:

1 turn off gas valve and remove pilot tube from pilot assembly(you might have to remove assembly from the furnace to make this easier)

2 there will be a pilot orifice in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-15-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,370
Posted By Aceinstaller
bring it into a local HVAC supply house. they...

bring it into a local HVAC supply house. they have collection bins for free disposal.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-15-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,257
Posted By Aceinstaller
its too bad that the tech that went to your house...

its too bad that the tech that went to your house just said that without offering a solution and a quote to solve the return air issue.

call around for some quotes on solving your return air issue...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-15-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,206
Posted By Aceinstaller
no way to say for sure without looking at the...

no way to say for sure without looking at the equiptment. but I have seen it a few times before.

if in fact the coil was designed to be on the return side of your air handler, and was properly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 06-29-2006, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,992
Posted By Aceinstaller
if you aren't sure of yourself with the...

if you aren't sure of yourself with the multimeter then call a technician.

you've done all that you can up until the point of troubleshooting the motor to see if it needs replacing.

BE SAFE
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-11-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,764
Posted By Aceinstaller
I install wirsbo systems all of the time in...

I install wirsbo systems all of the time in underslab heating applications connected to a boiler, but never in residential plumbing applications.

as far as this pex goes, yes they do carry it in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-24-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,142
Posted By Aceinstaller
I will rarely ever make an estimate without...

I will rarely ever make an estimate without looking at a job to ensure that i'm giving a fair price and have knowledge of the labor involved.

Call a local contractor to look at your system and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-24-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By Aceinstaller
depends what you use. I suggest you buy a...

depends what you use.

I suggest you buy a snake that fits into a cordless drill to at least get the drains to function enough for use. then have the plumber do a routing with the more complicated...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-15-2006, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,764
Posted By Aceinstaller
bowplex is for sissies...:D

bowplex is for sissies...:D
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-15-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By Aceinstaller
sometimes i'll just saw a little slot in the...

sometimes i'll just saw a little slot in the dohickie. then take a flathead srewdriver and insert it into the slot. then take a hammer and hit the srewdriver forcing the drain to turn counter...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-15-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,265
Posted By Aceinstaller
ditto ;)

ditto ;)
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-15-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,474
Posted By Aceinstaller
craig just rustling your feathers Ace

craig
just rustling your feathers

Ace
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-15-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,931
Posted By Aceinstaller
hope you kept his security deposit.......

hope you kept his security deposit.......
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-15-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,866
Posted By Aceinstaller
lol:D.............

lol:D.............
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-15-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,954
Posted By Aceinstaller
what you need to do is call the local building...

what you need to do is call the local building inspector at your local city hall.

building codes vary from city to city, so what is code in one town, might not be code in another.

Here in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-15-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,440
Posted By Aceinstaller
hello hello hello............. anyone there?

hello hello hello.............

anyone there?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-15-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,405
Posted By Aceinstaller
I have so many ideas like this every day, that...

I have so many ideas like this every day, that letting a few ideas out to ge some feedback is'nt such a bad thing.

just testin the waters.

plus, even after patetents, an idea like this would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-02-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,574
Posted By Aceinstaller
if the wall is gutted, and the box is exposed,...

if the wall is gutted, and the box is exposed, you will be required to move it. This won't be cheap, but I suppose that it is better than taking your "shower of death."
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-02-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,624
Posted By Aceinstaller
I have had a crank head try to get into my...

I have had a crank head try to get into my apartment before.

Funny thing is, I saw him in my parking lot and could tell he was sick from withdrawl. told him to leave, and I left for work. when...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-02-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,474
Posted By Aceinstaller
how do you remove dust without circulating the...

how do you remove dust without circulating the air through some sort of a filter?

of course, the 29 cent filter doesn't catch much dust, but there are many filters that I install that can even...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-01-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,440
Posted By Aceinstaller
so, do it yourself, what ended up...

so,

do it yourself,

what ended up happening?

inquiring minds would like to know.........:)

Ace
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 04-01-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,474
Posted By Aceinstaller
craig, less dust with radiator???????????? ...

craig,

less dust with radiator????????????
draft from moving air????????????

sounds like you have been talking to people that need to purchase an air cleaner, and have improperly sized or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-24-2006, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,866
Posted By Aceinstaller
call a technician to service. if they tell...

call a technician to service.

if they tell you that the ignitor needs replacing, ask them to sell you a nitride ignitor, and it will last ten times longer but is more expensive.:o
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-24-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 61,261
Posted By Aceinstaller
do not stick any foriegn objects into the...

do not stick any foriegn objects into the pressure switch or blow into it either. only clear the inducer assembly with paper clip.:)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-18-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,704
Posted By Aceinstaller
tony, take a long close look at the rim...

tony,

take a long close look at the rim joist from the exterior and interior of the home. is it the rim joist moving to the exterior of the home off of its original spot on the sill plate?
...
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