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    My auto-correct didn't do something right. I...

    My auto-correct didn't do something right. I didn't know if there were any vendors that supported/participated in this site. I don't care for either of the two local companies offering them here,...
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    Thanks. After doing some more looking into the...

    Thanks. After doing some more looking into the Vortex it seems like they're a good idea but an expensive repair if something ever breaks.

    Any other suggestions?

    Is ...
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    Fleck 7000SXT - Sizing Confirmation Please

    After doing my load calculations:

    300 gal/day
    2 full bath, one half bath (no dual head showers, or big tubs)
    Flow through humidifier
    Pex Manifold (3/4" main, 1/2" distribution)
    Separated...
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    Thank you Terry

    Thank you Terry
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    Adding a standpipe to a utility closet

    I have a multi, split-level home. There is a utility closet w/o a floor drain on the basement level which is adjacent to the crawlspace. The utility closet has a GE Geospring water heater, but I...
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    Routing the condensate pump

    Hello,

    Currently I have a condensate pump servicing my furnace (4 ton heat pump, although Oil backup) as well as a GE GeoSpring Heat Pump water heater. I also burn 4-5 cords of wood a year to...
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    I figured the return lines were easier so I...

    I figured the return lines were easier so I didn't include them. :D It is hot water though and runs around 160*F @ 25 PSI. So, it's within the specs for PEX.

    I was thinking 3/4" as well. If...
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    Do you guys have any suggestions for sizing the...

    Do you guys have any suggestions for sizing the pex or copper lines?

    The main line from the furnace is 1.5", which is reduced about 1' later to 1.25" (this is the part you can see in the picture)....
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    Would you guys recommend putting in a check valve...

    Would you guys recommend putting in a check valve and expansion tank? My current setup doesn't have it. I have a pressure relief on the tankless WH though.

    The water meter is inside the house,...
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    check out www.johnbridge.com and post that in...

    check out www.johnbridge.com and post that in their forums...

    Lots of granite/tile/stone people there and they will know what you need...
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    Sponge? I just use my finger :D

    Sponge? I just use my finger :D
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    granite tile :D I haven't milled the edge for...

    granite tile :D

    I haven't milled the edge for the piece or grouted yet, but here it is. The idea came from the John Bridge forums. I used two layers of 3/4" plywood (subfloor grade, not...
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    I'm glad I typically overbuy stuff and leave it...

    I'm glad I typically overbuy stuff and leave it sitting around until I need it.

    I have about 200 feet of 3/4" K pipe in my basement. I bought it last year thinking I'd get around to running my...
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    The plumber who installed mine didn't pull a...

    The plumber who installed mine didn't pull a permit. Neither did the guys who did the roof. As bassakward as this City is, I understand why they don't bother though...
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    I'm pretty sure it is under 180* - if I remember...

    I'm pretty sure it is under 180* - if I remember it is around 160*. As far as pressure, there is a reducing valve on it now and it runs around 10-12 PSI.

    I may find out this week, it is...
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    Using PEX for radiator lines?

    I am tempted to replace the old iron pipe that my house uses for the heating runs. From the furnace it is copper as you can see in the picture, and then goes into the older iron pipe.

    The main...
  17. I would love my Bosch if it was installed in a...

    I would love my Bosch if it was installed in a shop/garage, etc. Anything that didn't have a high demand of hot water, and wasn't used all that often.

    For the $500 I paid for the unit, I wish I...
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    Yep! Mine has a remote reader on it that has a...

    Yep! Mine has a remote reader on it that has a sensor outside the house for them to read. Even my gas meter is inside - which I hate since I have to arrange for them to meet me ever 6 months to...
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    I'm only 25 and have been in IT for 7+ years now....

    I'm only 25 and have been in IT for 7+ years now. So I figured I'm in a decent position to make a change now. I skipped the college scene, and I'm glad I did since I don't have that degree holding...
  20. My comments on tankless water heaters: I have...

    My comments on tankless water heaters:

    I have a Bosch 125B

    It works okay. Yes, my gas bill is cheaper because it's not heating the water constantly. I only have two complaints...

    1) Flow...
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    It may depend on what's getting you wet ;) Clear...

    It may depend on what's getting you wet ;) Clear or dark colored :eek:
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    I just replaced my bathroom fan I installed last...

    I just replaced my bathroom fan I installed last year. Nautillus or something like that...with a Hunter.

    I paid around $120 for it, but it's a nice fan. Well constructed, not too loud. Nice big...
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    I'm tempted to do something similiar actually. ...

    I'm tempted to do something similiar actually. Currently I'm in IT, and it doesn't particularly excite me. My house was built in 1929, and I'm doing a complete remodel. Through this, I've learned...
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