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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 03-11-2006, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,058
Posted By zander
They show a picture of my local Hummer...

They show a picture of my local Hummer dealership.
It actually looks better in person than in their picture.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-25-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 61,955
Posted By zander
Yup, seen plenty of vents that where per...

Yup, seen plenty of vents that where per manufactures specs 2" and well over 35 feet. Brand has much to do with it. A 40,000 btu furnace could have a vent pipe 2" dia and 60 feet equivelant length....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-25-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,856
Posted By zander
Plan it out

I did this Job on my house before i knew what i was doing-about five years ago.
Started at 8 in the morning and finnished at 11pm.
Only thing i would do different is to not cut off the 3/4 flare...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-25-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 61,955
Posted By zander
It sounds a lot like two problems to me. It...

It sounds a lot like two problems to me.

It could almost anything associated with the drain, flue, inducer motor, pressure switch.

Well step one at this point would be to replace the pressure...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-22-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 63,211
Posted By zander
Thanks for the information. Makes sense to me. ...

Thanks for the information.
Makes sense to me.
Foam is not used to much in this area of the country, but i understand it is getting more common.
I take it the stuff that they put in existing walls...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-21-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,294
Posted By zander
Brain teaser

There is a little brain teaser in The original posters post.

How much water does the tub hold?
How long does it take for a 75 gallon water heater to recover? Ten minutes?
How much volume does...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-21-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,294
Posted By zander
Return loop issue?

Ive had this problem before where one bathroom would get hot water just fine and another would never quite get hot water.

My brain hurts trying to remember all the details.

There was a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-21-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,728
Posted By zander
Your probably going to have to replace things there

The cross hair peice just keeps stuff from going down the drain and functioned to screw the thing together when first installed.
If you have a grate or something above the crosshair dealy then it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-21-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 63,211
Posted By zander
I could be wrong but. A newer house comes with...

I could be wrong but.
A newer house comes with tyvek or some sort of barrier to wind/infiltration on the out side of the house.
A older house is probably not as tight as a new one because they used...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-28-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,472
Posted By zander
How far can a guy take it

I've been told im nuts.
As i get to each room i've been tearing out all the dry wall, putting up a thicker wall and reinsulating every thing. I also am rewiring it all to make it modern and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-28-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 25,843
Posted By zander
Oh My, Classic flame sensor problem. You...

Oh My,
Classic flame sensor problem.
You could probably look at the fault code flashing through the blower door and match up the blinks to the chart inside the doors or it could be on the outside...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-22-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 31,503
Posted By zander
Hot sand

This does not have anything to do with faster, but iv'e heard of putting hot sand in the pipe as a method
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-18-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,704
Posted By zander
Federal money is poison

Not a very frendly solution for the diy guy.
Some of those installations are high dollar.
So if you got an extra ten grand to spend u can get two grand back.
It all seems like a nonsequiter to me....
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-18-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,053
Posted By zander
The HVAC guy should at least have been able to...

The HVAC guy should at least have been able to tell you why you need and electrician fairly quick.
There is a little terminalogy mess up here i suppose.
A wall furnace is 4-6 feet tall and has a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,979
Posted By zander
Sounds like u have a gas leak on the tube...

Sounds like u have a gas leak on the tube supplying the pilot. Call the plumber back on his work and have him correct your work too.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-16-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,053
Posted By zander
I wander if electricians know how to trouble...

I wander if electricians know how to trouble shoot a heater. I know its electric but by ur description it sounds like a sequencer is bad--this is a part a havac tech would be familiar with. Could...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-14-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By zander
You have to do what u have to do. If you don't...

You have to do what u have to do.
If you don't trust them then walk away. Keep in mind that you have already involved them and will have to pay more money to get another company out.
The biggest...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-14-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 34,884
Posted By zander
Shower valves don't ussually get replaced because...

Shower valves don't ussually get replaced because they are old they get replaced because they don't work correctly or leak
Most three handle faucets can have the cartriges replaced-i would do all...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-13-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By zander
Doubling the price of parts is pretty common...

Doubling the price of parts is pretty common around here.
Even at that price there is not that much profit in the part.
These parts are why we drive these stupid big service vehicles and why...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-13-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 28,024
Posted By zander
The compressor post is a troll. Most likely...

The compressor post is a troll.
Most likely spots for the leak is the shraeder valve out side(cheep fix) and the indoor coil. If your house is newer and full of brand new stuff offgassing all sorts...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-13-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,313
Posted By zander
Found gerber and kohler to work well American...

Found gerber and kohler to work well
American standard seems to do the most advertising-people don't seem happy with them
Crane seems ok, Eljer has funky parts to me
You can get a power flushing...
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