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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 03-05-2013, 10:23 PM
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Posted By farmkid
I spent a bit of time looking at the wiring...

I spent a bit of time looking at the wiring diagram and checking continuities/voltages/etc. trying to figure out how it all works. The diagram showed two optional limit switches in the same circuit...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-24-2013, 05:09 PM
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Posted By farmkid
Furnace won't ignite

I have a Ducane MPGA100B4B furnace that quit working yesterday. When the thermostat calls for heat the inducer motor starts and runs for ~15 seconds and then quits. It does nothing else.

Here's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-09-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By farmkid
I had thought that was probably the case, just...

I had thought that was probably the case, just based on what I know about pumps in general, but I know nothing about submersible pumps and didn't know whether they were built differently. Thanks for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-09-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By farmkid
Yes, I had figured I would need a valve below the...

Yes, I had figured I would need a valve below the pump, as well as one to block off the rest of the house and the pressure tank when using the hand pump.

So, are there some submersible pumps out...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-08-2012, 06:17 PM
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Views: 1,417
Posted By farmkid
As I said, the water level is only about 10 feet...

As I said, the water level is only about 10 feet down, so that shouldn't be a problem.

As for the model of the pump, I have no idea. It was in the well when we bought the house a couple years...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-08-2012, 02:18 PM
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Views: 1,417
Posted By farmkid
Can you pull water through a submersible pump?

I have a culinary well, rather than municipal water. As a backup water source, I would like to plumb a hand pump into the system inside the house so I can still get water in case of a power outage...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-05-2010, 12:05 PM
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Posted By farmkid
Thanks for that information. I'll look for it. ...

Thanks for that information. I'll look for it. There's a Home Depot and a Lowe's here, but I haven't seen it at either place. There are also a couple of contractor-oriented building supply stores...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-03-2010, 02:17 PM
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Posted By farmkid
siding material question

I want to add a little onto my house next spring after it warms up, but I have a siding problem to figure out first. I don't know what the siding material is called or where I can find more of it....
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