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  1. solution?

    I think what I will do is keep the returns the same size. Instead, I will manipulate the vents (e.g. -- close at least some of the vents on the colder, lower level), while using a filter or some...
  2. return

    I just had the AC installed and I went with two returns--one on each level of my 1600 sq ft house. RIght now, the ducts are still exposed b/c the contractor is working with me to fine tune the...
  3. HVAC Design -- returns necessary on each floor?

    I have a two-storey, 87 year-old rowhouse that I'm having central heat/air installed in. The house is 1500 sq ft. The HVAC contractor I'm thinking of going with has worked with my on a potential...
  4. central heat/air install--product selection

    I have an older house (1921 -- approx 1600 sq. ft. of living space) in which I'm having central heat/air installed. I have a good quote from a contractor who had installed a system in my neighbor's...
  5. Thread: boiler leak

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    Problem solved...the valve going to the expansion...

    Problem solved...the valve going to the expansion tank was faulty.

    Thank you all for your patience and help.
  6. Thread: boiler leak

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    That's the thing, though. It has NOT filled up...

    That's the thing, though. It has NOT filled up with water. Even though I might not hear a "sloshing" sound, there is no additional weight to the tank. So, there's no pressure...AND it's not getting...
  7. Thread: boiler leak

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    Just read your latest posts today, so I haven't...

    Just read your latest posts today, so I haven't tried what some of you have suggested. What I did do, though, was check the pressure in the expansion tank. There is none. However, there's no water...
  8. Thread: boiler leak

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    Jim, when you say air separator, are you talking...

    Jim, when you say air separator, are you talking about the bladder in the expansion tank? I don't hear any water sloshing around...wondering if that's the issue.
  9. Thread: boiler leak

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    Today I relieved pressure that was still at 26psi...

    Today I relieved pressure that was still at 26psi or so by letting some of the water out via the pressure relief valve. I got it down to 13 or so. I shut off the water supply that sits just ahead of...
  10. Thread: boiler leak

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    Here are some more details, though. I hope it can...

    Here are some more details, though. I hope it can help prompt suggestions for next steps.

    Two nights ago, I had turned off the water supply and the thermostat and had drained any residual water in...
  11. Thread: boiler leak

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    boiler leak

    I have a slow leak coming out by the pressure release valve on my boiler. I'm trying to isolate whether it's the valve or the expansion tank (Amtrol -- or Extrol -- model #30). Could be other issues,...
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    leaking heat system

    I have a slow, steady leak coming from my heating system. Wondering if someone can identify what the particular pipe is and maybe suggest some solutions...(less than calling a plumber, though I will...
  13. follow up

    I've had a couple of conversations off the public board that were helpful and I figured I'd take them here now. I've copied them below. Wonder your thoughts on Clayton's suggestions and whether or...
  14. garbage disposal causing minor backup in double sink

    I installed a garbage disposal and new pvc pipes under the double-sink in my kitchen. I've had sporadic and very minor bouts with water coming up through the adjoining basin when I run the garbage...
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    done

    a lot easier than expected. Thanks to those who responded.

    Much appreciated!!
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    trouble with "flange" and "drain" (if I have the terms correct)

    Installing a garbage disposal. Got all the pipes off (I'm replacing corroded pipes down there, too). Problem is, the "drain" (basically, the first part that connects to the pvc below the sink) won't...
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    f/up

    I saw that diagram and thought it was helpful. The problem is that the disposal I have says that I should use separate drain traps for both sides. Why would you think that is required?

    Also, I'm...
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    install garbage disposal in double sink

    I am installing a garbage disposal (1/2 hp, Insinkerator Badger 5) under a double-sink. I would like some help determining how to plumb the sinks/dispoal (no dishwasher). I have a picture if someone...
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