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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-20-2012, 07:06 PM
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Posted By jfls45
Thermostats with fan speed programming?

I've just purchased a new Goodman heat pump and Air Handler. The air handler has a ECM fan motor and the brochure says the fan speed is variable. I'm guessing with the Comfortnet thermostat which...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-18-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By jfls45
Lineset routing suggestions needed

I've pulled out an old 7/8" R-22 lineset and am replacing with a 1 1/8" R-410A lineset. I'm running the new lineset myself and a local HVAC guy is going to complete the install of my new heat pump...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-24-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,343
Posted By jfls45
Ok, I understand what your saying about the check...

Ok, I understand what your saying about the check valve. I am going to remove the gate or flapper and put it back on so I still have the pressure switch, unless you have a better way to pipe this up?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-24-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,343
Posted By jfls45
Ok, answer this for me...

If no check valve, where would I attach my pressure switch so the pump knows when to run?

What is your reason for not having a check valve here?

If I eliminated the junk inline filter, how do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 09-23-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,343
Posted By jfls45
Loud hammer when pump turns on...

For the last week or so I have noticed an intermittent loud hammering in the supply pipe coming from the pump. I can hear it about 30-40 feet away from where the pressure tank is located somewhere up...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-29-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By jfls45
Sometimes you just gotta make it work...

Plumb a shower drain into a floor drain that goes into a gray water system. Cutting that terracotta pipe was pretty hard. I tried using a carbide blade on my reciprocating saw with not much progress....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-24-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,801
Posted By jfls45
Basement shower drain help...

I could use some more advice with installing this p-trap...

Is there a certain length for the inlet pipe into the p-trap, should it be long enough to hold enough water to push through the trap?
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-22-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,000
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-22-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,000
Posted By jfls45
So are you a plumber or a "code inspector"? ...

So are you a plumber or a "code inspector"?

This floor drain goes into my graywater field. I don't see a problem hooking up to it and I am not about to break up 6 feet of concrete to tie into...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-21-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,000
Posted By jfls45
Breaking up concrete...

After all the great advice you guys gave me I am in the process of breaking out the concrete. Let me tell you this much, it is 5 inches thick and full of stones. This is not a quick and easy task. My...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-11-2009, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By jfls45
advice on bulding up a shower base

I am installing a round shower base and need to elevate it a couple of inches or so to make room for the drain piping. What are some of the ways I can raise up the base without building a square...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-10-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,634
Posted By jfls45
your wrong on the black iron pipe. its actually...

your wrong on the black iron pipe. its actually black pvc pipe
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-09-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,634
Posted By jfls45
replacing the galvinized elbow, the black pvc,...

replacing the galvinized elbow, the black pvc, all of that isn't an issue, I can go to my local hardware and get the right pipe, what my question is, if I jackhammer up the concrete, what do I do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-08-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,634
Posted By jfls45
Thanks for the information Nestor...

Something tells me I would appreciate your input while your standing in my basement bathroom giving me advice. Some of these other guys I can almost picture the exposed crack as their t-shirt (that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-07-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,634
Posted By jfls45
sound like a bunch of lawyers plumber lawyers. ...

sound like a bunch of lawyers plumber lawyers.

glad I'm a controls engineer
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-07-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,634
Posted By jfls45
Fortunately, your wrong on two points, the trap...

Fortunately, your wrong on two points, the trap is cemented under the cement floor and it runs into a gray water pipe that doesn't run into my septic. I live in Western PA and they could care less...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-06-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,634
Posted By jfls45
I live in PA so being up to code isn't a big deal...

I live in PA so being up to code isn't a big deal here. No required plumbing lic. or electricians lic either, for that matter, the only problem I would run into would be a home inspector getting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-06-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,634
Posted By jfls45
Help locate a drain fitting?

I am trying to locate a shower drain fitting but having no luck. Been to all the local stores and have done an exhaustive search online with no results. It is the weekend so I can't call a plumbing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-18-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,597
Posted By jfls45
Basement Bath advice...

What started out as a leak in our basement bathroom has now evolved into remodeling job. It needed it badly so no big deal. There was an old 32 x 32 cheapy shower stall that I ripped out to find the...
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