(206) 949-5683, Top Rated Plumber, Seattle

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Bill MD; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.12 seconds.

  1. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,589

    I want to build a wall protector shield around my...

    I want to build a wall protector shield around my wood burning stove. Iím considering using metal back splash. The material Iím considering is called Fascade 18 In. x 24 In. Traditional 4 Cross Hatch...
  2. Thread: Attic Vent Fan

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    12
    Views
    2,562

    Solar Attic Fan

    I'm considering installing the Sunrise FB850FT in my attic. From what I can find out it seems to be a good choice. But I have one concern. The solar panel is a flexible module. Is there any great...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,437

    Thanks for the info. FYI, I live on the Maryland...

    Thanks for the info. FYI, I live on the Maryland Eastern Shore. So the fan will run a lot during the summer.
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,437

    Solar Attic Fan

    I need to replace my attic fan. Recently I've heard of solar powered attic fans. Seems to me that installing one may be a good idea. I know that a solar fan will save electricity but costs more than...
  5. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,589

    Thanks for the reply Dave I just got an...

    Thanks for the reply Dave

    I just got an estimate for installing a Vogelzang TR001 in my one floor home with an attic. Cost including the stove, hearth pad for under stove, pipe, and tax is $3003....
  6. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,589

    Sove Prices

    While shopping for a wood stove I've found that the prices seem to fall into 2 groups. Some are priced around $600 to $800 while others of the same size are well over $1,000. Anyone have an idea as...
  7. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,589

    Thanks for the suggestions.

    Thanks for the suggestions.
  8. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,589

    I'm considering the Englander 13 NC and the...

    I'm considering the Englander 13 NC and the Vogelzang TR 001. Any thoughts?

    Thanks
  9. Replies
    2
    Views
    2,739

    Heat Pump Pressure

    I have a Ducane Model HP12B36 heat pump. Can anyone tell me what the high and low side pressures should be?

    Thanks
  10. Thread: Mold

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    50
    Views
    5,758

    Enzyme Mold Remediation

    I,ve heard of enzyme treatments that will get rid of mold and don't require removing counters, drywall, etc.

    One treatment is discribed at this site:
    ...
  11. Thread: Mold

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    50
    Views
    5,758

    Crawl Space

    What is the best way to take care of damp crawl space? I hear there are 2 ways. One is to add ventilation. The other is to completely seal the crawl space by putting a vapor barrier over the ground...
  12. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,064

    Thanks for the reply Mike. I may want to consider...

    Thanks for the reply Mike. I may want to consider the one from Sears.

    Since I last posted I thought of another idea to keep a sump pump operating during a power outage. An uninterruptable power...
  13. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,064

    Replacement Sump Pump

    I need to replace another sump pump. This one I'm thinking of replacing it with the Basement Watchdog Big Dog. See the following link for info.
    ...
  14. Thread: Best Sump Pump

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    27
    Views
    61,106

    Thanks for the reply Zoeller. Can you tell me how...

    Thanks for the reply Zoeller. Can you tell me how much this item costs and if there is anyplace in the Washington, DC area where I can buy it?

    Thanks
  15. Thread: Best Sump Pump

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    27
    Views
    61,106

    Thanks for the 800 number. I ordered a swithch,...

    Thanks for the 800 number. I ordered a swithch, gasket, and arm & seal today. These are all the parts I need to repair the pump. But I thought of one other thing. Maybe I should replace the nut and...
  16. Thread: Best Sump Pump

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    27
    Views
    61,106

    Thanks for the advice. I ended up getting a...

    Thanks for the advice.

    I ended up getting a Zoeller M53 which has a float switch mounted on the motor. I looked for the N53 that comes with the type of switch that you recommended but it seems...
  17. Replies
    13
    Views
    6,240

    Thanks again. Looks kike I just had a...

    Thanks again.

    Looks kike I just had a defective heater.

    Just one question. Is there any reason not to buy water heaters at Lowes, Home Depot, etc? I can see avoiding some off brands they may...
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    6,240

    Answers

    Thanks for the Replies.

    I'll try to answer your questions.

    How water got past the check valves puzzels me.

    The check valves look like pipe nipples and have little balls in them which block...
  19. Replies
    13
    Views
    6,240

    Failed Water Heater

    My GE gas water heater started to leak from the bottom. This surprised me since this heater has a 12 year warranty and it is only 4 years old. When I was taking it out so that I could replace it I...
  20. Replies
    0
    Views
    974

    Failed Water Heater

    Sorry, I put this in the wrong forum. I moved my post to the proper place.
  21. Thread: Best Sump Pump

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    27
    Views
    61,106

    More Questions

    Thanks for the info Mark. I looked and the pictures you attached. They really show the importance of buying a good sump pump.

    Just a few questions. What is the reason for the switch on the pipe?...
  22. Thread: Best Sump Pump

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    27
    Views
    61,106

    Other Brands

    Thanks for the reply Bob. I'll keep Gould in mind. Since I first asked about this I found that Lowes and Home Depot have Flotec, Wayne, and Water Ace. Anyone had experience with these?
  23. Thread: Best Sump Pump

    by Bill MD
    Replies
    27
    Views
    61,106

    Best Sump Pump

    I need to replace a submersible sump pump. I know I need to check the GPM of the old pump and get one with similar capacity. But I'm wondering what brand, model, etc. would be best. Anyone have any...
  24. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,660

    Thanks for the info. I have one more question. Do...

    Thanks for the info. I have one more question. Do water heaters have any kind of safety switch that will turn the gas off if there is no water in the tank?
  25. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,660

    Water Heater and Vacation

    I'm Wondering what to do about my natural gas hot water heater when I go on vacation this winter. I' thinking about turning the dial to vacation so that it will not use much gas and the water will...
Results 1 to 25 of 25