Any attempt to remedy basement water infiltration should be attacked from the outside of the house first and work performed inside only as a last r...
Pilot because that will prevent the main burner from coming on and keep the pilot lit to prevent condensation from forming inside the tank.(just li...
I've guess I've learned to deal with it throughout the years. We had about a good foot of snow over night. I think the weather people make too much...
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I would make sure the dampers that supply those rooms are fully open and throttle back the others half way for starters. Also the duct runs could b...
For peace of mind you can call the gas company and they will check for leaks free of charge. Better safe than sorry right?
"Is there something available at a home center that will kill the fungus?" They should have something.
You got me confused now. What is on the 2x4s now holding the insulation in?
"Any quick and easy ideas on how I can find the source of drafts in this house" Hold a lighted candle near an area where you suspect air is le...
Yes,that is what you want to do. It will keep the burner from coming on and the pilot will prevent condensation from forming.
They probably didn't spray foam around the window when they installed it. I would remove the trim and check it out. You will not get condensation o...
The wax seal isn't the only place a toilet can leak. It can leak at the tank to bowl bolts(sometimes only when you push on the tank)or the tank to ...
" I think they were popular in the 70's and 80's, although I'm not sure why." Because when the home was built it was a cheap way to meet a code ...
We just call them switched outlets. Mostly used for(just like you said) table lamps or free standing lamps. Sometimes a fan. Sometimes the wall swi...
If the pressure was too high from the get go,then the issue may be resolved.
You could have flue/exhaust blockage or the draft inducer is starting to slow down. Lowering the manifold pressure just masked the problem(assuming...
From an article I was reading: Studies have shown that wintertime operation at 68°F / 60% RH provides the same level of occupant comfort as does...
More info from the actual manual for the thermostat in question. Quote:"Your thermostat is preprogrammed at the factory to cycle when the temperat...
The heat from the sun is causing partial thaw then it refreezes because the heat doesn't last long enough. As long as the water isn't making it int...