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    Re: Hot Water Radiator Heat vs. Forced Air Heat

    We are located in Washington, DC.
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    Re: Hot Water Radiator Heat vs. Forced Air Heat

    Thank you for the advice. We are interviewing a couple of more HVAC companies and a new option comes up. We are suggested to install a ductless mini-split heat pump system. The HVAC Company who...
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    Re: Hot Water Radiator Heat vs. Forced Air Heat

    I am getting SO sick and depressed over this. We have interviewed many contractors/plumbers/companies and, yes, we have gotten at least 5 or 6 quotes. This company seems to be the most knowledgeable...
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    Re: Hot Water Radiator Heat vs. Forced Air Heat

    I asked the HVAC Co. I am going to use about the Indirect HWH. They say b/c my boiler is old and not that efficient, the much higer price of an IHWH is not justified since the saving in energy cost...
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    Re: Hole in Shower

    Thank you for the advice, guys.

    Thinking back, I think the guy meant cement when he said "hard rock." Anyway, I talk to him again and he says he is going to put liner in. If I understand him...
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    Re: Hot Water Radiator Heat vs. Forced Air Heat

    Thank you again for the advice.

    Another thing that was suggested to us is a gas boiler which is also a on-demand WH. I believe it is the Weil-McLain CGT. It was explained to me that this boiler...
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    Hole in Shower

    We just bought this old house. Not sure what the previous owner was trying to do/fix. Anyway, in one of the bathrooms upstairs they dug a hole (about 13" in diameter) in the shower floor all the way...
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    Re: Hot Water Radiator Heat vs. Forced Air Heat

    Thank you very much NashuaTech. We really appreciate your taking the time to explain so much and in such detail. And thanks to everyone else who commented and shared as well.

    My post wasn’t too...
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    Hot Water Radiator Heat vs. Forced Air Heat

    Hi,

    We are faced with a dilemna in our 75 year old house. We have hot water radiator heat system in the main house (3 floors) and it works wonderfully. We have an in-law suite in our basement...
  10. Re: Old house door measures 34.5" : Can frame be made for 36" Door?

    Thank you so much Jack! I was thinking the very same. Our current door jam is thicker than most and it does look like there's a good chance our entrance way could be refitted so that a 36" door could...
  11. Old house door measures 34.5" : Can frame be made for 36" Door?

    We have a 70 yr old colonial (all brick) and the exterior door sizes are odd and we're learning it's difficult to find new doors to fit our oddly sized doorways.

    For instance, our front door...
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    Re: Linoleum Removal

    Thanks for the response A. Spruce. I was curious what you think to use green board over the vinyled walls?
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    Linoleum Removal

    Hi,

    We recently purchased an older home with a badly executed and only partially finished in-law suite in our basement which we would like to fix up nicely for when family/friends visit.

    We're...
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