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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-15-2011, 11:49 AM
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Posted By milbry18
I got it figured out thanks again Paul.

I got it figured out thanks again Paul.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-11-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,955
Posted By milbry18
I got the taco 569-2 24v 40va transformer...

I got the taco 569-2 24v 40va transformer yesterday also.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-11-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,955
Posted By milbry18
Paul, the zone valves that I sweated in were...

Paul, the zone valves that I sweated in were 572's i think. they have 3 posts on the side? I have no existing wires, what wire goes where?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-08-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By milbry18
paul can you explain in laymen terms how to wire...

paul can you explain in laymen terms how to wire from the thermostat, to the zone valve, to the transformer, and to the furnace?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-07-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,955
Posted By milbry18
yes that is what i need but they want as much to...

yes that is what i need but they want as much to ship as the item costs! I cant' find any locally, i've called about 7 places now.. they all recommend an alternative....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-07-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,955
Posted By milbry18
i am also having trouble finding a taco 24v...

i am also having trouble finding a taco 24v transformer, they must not make them anymore, should i use a honeywell? if so what one?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-07-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,955
Posted By milbry18
Zone valve wiring Taco

I have installed 3 taco zone valves in my 3 heating loops in my house. I need to purchase a Taco 569 transformer and need information on how to wire it. Can anyone explain this in simple terms...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-30-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By milbry18
kitchen

Thanks for the advice, anyone else want to throw their 2 cents in?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 07-28-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By milbry18
Kitchen dilemmas

I am remodeling my kitchen in less than 1 month. I am considering going with a stock kitchen from Bertch or a custom mennonite kitchen. They are working about to be about the same price? Both come...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-05-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,949
Posted By milbry18
any other suggestions from other painters?

any other suggestions from other painters?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 01-27-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,949
Posted By milbry18
Painting interior and exterior doors

I have been putting off painting my wooden six panel unfinished doors and 2 exterior metal doors for years now since I replaced/ remodeled the house. I was considering buying a Wagner power painter...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-14-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,165
Posted By milbry18
Considering finishing attic? questions and advice please

I am considering finishing my large attic. The major issue I see is the heat and cooling in the room. IN the winter its very cold up there and in the summer very hot. I know there is 4 old windows...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 12-03-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,844
Posted By milbry18
Thanks everyone for your suggestions! I...

Thanks everyone for your suggestions!

I have a bucket of Sheetrock Green lid on hand I guess that would not be considered fast drying compound?>

Steve when you say painters putty do you mean...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 12-02-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,844
Posted By milbry18
Puttying Crown joints and trim nail holes

I have alot of nail hoes from a brad nailer in my crown molding and window and door casings that need to be puttied and then painted. Also the 45 deg corners on the crown and windows and doors.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-30-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,349
Posted By milbry18
What do you suggest to remove a few layers of...

What do you suggest to remove a few layers of wallpaper.

What would you use to repair loose or missing areas of plaster?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-29-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,349
Posted By milbry18
Repairing Plaster ?

I have a bedroom I want to remodel. There is 2 layers of wallpaper with some residual glue below them. The walls are overall in good shape except for some small cracks, nothing major really but can...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-21-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,504
Posted By milbry18
yeah i think the one guy said 60 dollars more to...

yeah i think the one guy said 60 dollars more to do Ice and Water around the guttered edges.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-21-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,504
Posted By milbry18
olddog, in my area it is not a code to have Ice...

olddog, in my area it is not a code to have Ice and water around guttered edges. I was just wondering if you would on a 7 pitch if you didnt' have to by codes? Thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-20-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,504
Posted By milbry18
Ice and water shield

I am replacing my roof in a few weeks. My roof pitch is about a 7/12. All of my quotes were to use Ice and water in the valley's but some suggested using ice and water around the guttered edges? ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-16-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,297
Posted By milbry18
handyguys, you are correct the most problematic...

handyguys, you are correct the most problematic areas are south facing.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-15-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,297
Posted By milbry18
Thanks

Thanks for the replies! I am torn on getting the insurance involved or not. It is something that can be repaired until next winter when we get high winds and snow. It seems that the same sections...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-15-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,297
Posted By milbry18
Tabs on shingles keep coming off

I have a roof that was put on the in the 90's prior to me buying the home. It is in very good shape but I have two areas that the 3tab shingles keep blowing off flush with the next row of shingles. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-15-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,121
Posted By milbry18
I looked into On Demand water heaters, i checked...

I looked into On Demand water heaters, i checked with a speciality plumbing shop which told me it had to be professionally installed and it would cost 2600 dollars. I see Lowes has a unit for a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-09-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,121
Posted By milbry18
My current elec cost is 58 dollars for 500 kwh a...

My current elec cost is 58 dollars for 500 kwh a month. I know in the next year or two we could have some major increases due to elec. caps coming off. I don't know how to factor in this variable?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 07-09-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,121
Posted By milbry18
using oil just to make hot water

Yes I currently don't have a stand alone water heater. My hot water is currently made through my oil furnace. But with the cost of oil skyrocketing, I thought especially in the warm months that if...
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