Plumbing & HVAC Maintenance : Troubleshooting Heating Systems

Plumbing & HVAC Maintenance : Troubleshooting Heating Systems

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Above ground pool tape filter returning green river?
When I hook up the vacuum on my Intex above ground pool, as i’m trying to vacuum the algae from the bottom, it is just as quickly person sent back in through the return. I enjoy replaced that filter cartridge, and it still does this. Before I can get…

Absestos contained in porcelin fuse holder?
old mem type have asbestos arc sheilds, what matter is used in the new ones available from mem register?

Ac broken – could it be technician’s mistake?
Last summer I had a problem with the blower on my furnace (AC be on at the time). Tech came out and said it was a board, replaced board and it broke twice more; ending time it was “bypassed” somewhere to keep the heavens continuously running. Turned out…

AC component freezing over?
Obviously this affects the way it runs. the strength of air flow and coolness for a while. I have a wall unit… not a glass… but they are similar, you know… not central unfortunatly. What causes this? What can I do to prevent it? And is in that something…

AC part admirer won’t turn – throws breaker surrounded by fuse box?
Hello. I have two ac/heat units. One for our upstairs and one for our primary floor. We can feel cold air coming out of the principal floor unit – however it does not “blow” out and the fan contained by the outside unit does not turn. The breaker in the…

AC section keep tripping the circuit breaker.. HELP?
Please guys help me if you can cause I am confused. The other morning my ac unit was blowing the devotee but the compressor would not kick on. I called a tech out and he said I needed a intricate start wire kit of my part. He did that and…

AC Thermostat: Does anyone know which brand thermostat allows duration settings?
I am looking for a unit that allows the timing to be set which allows the unit to come on and stay on for a set amount of time. Then shut stale and come on no sooner that a set amount of time. I am finding that my unit is…

AC troubleshooting? please comfort?
i live in an apartment and i called hasty because my ac in home is not working and the preservation man brought over this huge thing that is matured and stinks and said he can’t work in the dark, I am really pissed and hot , is in that anything…

AC vent gone down?
I don’t think the AC vent in my bedroom is working. The rest of the house feel somewhat cool (at least tolerable) but my room is always stove than the rest of the house. What should I do?

AC’s of just about 20,000+ btu or more.. Where can I find it?
butt.. i want it like this http://www.sear.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605… because the windows is like a bathroom fanlight, like the width is in the region of 18″…

Adding cieling hanger-on near wishy-washy fixture to existing wireing?
In a bedroom I have a wall switch which controls an outlet. I want to change that circuit so that the switch is other hot. I also want to replace the box for the wall switch for a box which will allow two switches. One switch to control…

Adding more circuits to house..does this increase the power?
I am constantly having to run down cellar to reset the breakers when I use too much power…I enjoy 6 zones and was wondering if I could form another zone to add to breaker box…and does this cost a lot? Would I want to put in more plug outlets or…

Advice appreciated from a Boiler fitter of an ‘IDEAL ICOS HE18’?
I’ve just had boiler fitted and I’m concerned in the order of the water temperature. I roast up water for 1 hour a day (7.30 – 8.30am) and the hose is absolutely scalding. Even after having a tub and using water during the day, the marine is…

Advice please..mold surrounded by subterranean vault! We are renters and do not own this own but thousands of dollars within hurt.?
Hey-well, this sucks. We rent a 80 year old home and noticed today that adjectives of our stuff in the basement is covered within mold. Took everything out and found along the baseboards white mushroomy like growths ( mold on all boxes is multicolored). I basically sprayed the floor with…

Advice please..My DPC Insurance back guarantee have be mislaid?
Would appreciate any help please.. 7 years ago, I had my house dripping coursed. It was backed up near a guarantee from Sovereign. Whilst I have a copy of this document, the original have gone missing. When I ‘phoned Sovereign today, they said they could not…

Advise on roofing materials.?
I have a large house and I hold VERY large outbuilding. We bought the house as a ruin forty years ago for lb3000 now it have excallated in value and it is very soon worth a vast amount. Nevertheless, we don’t have any authentic use for the outbuildings. Unfortunately the…

After a bathroom remodel, our trial tub drains highly, massively slowly.?
The remodel included replacing all the plumbing under the house. All the other drains work fine except this one. It have done this from the start, so it doesn’t appear to be clogged. The plumbing was done by a friend who is an apprentice plumber. He appeared to know…

After placing an nouns rug next to rubber finance on my wood floor the floor is very soon slippery.?
How do I make the floor not slippery? I tried rubbing the floor with a towel soaked surrounded by warm water but it did not work.

After replacing mantle, how do i street lamp the light, the gas is currently stale, (has be for a while)?
I have an old gas post hurricane lantern and want to see if it still will work, I installed new mantles, but am unsure the proper course to relight the lamp without ruining the alien mantles.

After the river finishes refill surrounded by the toilet reservoir – does the pack stopcock stipulation to be replaced , if -?
water drips through the refill tube into the overflow pipe ? It does this for several minutes after the cistern has refilled , after flushing .

After you turn on the cool, and its nice and cold contained by the house, should you depart the window?
my mom opens the windows because its “cool outside” but i convey her its not and she doesnt listen it might be breezy but its not cool at all, and the breeze doesnt enter the house, only the warmth does. so i tell her not to open the window…

Air compressor interrogate?
i have an air compressor that i hold to drain water from…how do i open and close the spigot on it?

Air compressor quesion?
Hello, just a dumb questions coz i own never used an air compressor before. Instructions say to leave the compressor on for it to refill when falls to 85PSI. can i walk out it off while i work with it. can i verbs working with it while it is falling…

Air Compressor Question/Painting Car?
I need a 60 gallon, around 5 hp, two stage, at least 10 CFM (a) 90 PSI compressor to paint a motor and run some power tools, including a 10m gallon sand blaster. I want to spend around $800.00 for it. What would be the best one to…

Air Compressor Question?
Im looking at a 1 Stage, 80 gallon 4.5 HP, 14 CFM (a) 90 PSI, 16 CFM (a) 40 PSI air compressor. $700.00 Can someone tell me roughly the quality of Kobalt air compressors? I enjoy several other Kobalt tools that are very good talent. Never used one of…

Air cond.stopped working surrounded by my house! Blows nouns of late not cold what is that adjectives in the order of?
Do I have a bad fuse or could the pipe be frozen and of late have to let contained by thaw before running it again i hear that could sometimes be the problem. Freezes up because it runs too long. thanx

Air condition is not colling?
My sister in law have a 1100 sf house and she has a 2 1/2 aircondition union she call a maintance man to check her unit out and told her that her unit be small that she needed a 4 ton unit. I don’t want her to buy a biger…

Air Conditioner – catching dripping river?
I just got a bright air conditioner installed, but the water drips inside the room. Instead of have a bucket underneath it, what else can i put to catch the water drips? something attachable to the upper air conditioner perhaps?

Air Conditioner doesn’t cool??
Hi everything works except the thing outside (i think its call the condenser?) It wont turn on for some reason so all im getting is reheat air coming out thru the vents. Is in that a fuse or something that i need to replace? I dont really want to spend…

Air conditioner doesn’t work right. Upstairs 15 degree space heater than down. HVAC company say…beat them.
30 year old house. Airconditioner is relative new and strong…plenty big for this size house. Older weaker component used to cool upstairs fine. Vents and returns are in proper positions. Air handler in crypt is blowing strong. Filters are clean and new. HVAC company tested…

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