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  1. hot water from boiler vs. electric hot water

    Hello
    My house's hot water currently comes off the boiler which is oil fired so that means in the spring summer and fall THe boiler is running to keep the hot water tank hot. With the price of oil...
  2. Thread: kitchen floor

    by comsec1
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    Re: kitchen floor

    Thanks,
    I thought about that too , I was hopeing for something with less labor. Maybe I can have the wife do it?
  3. Thread: kitchen floor

    by comsec1
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    kitchen floor

    I am remodeling my kitchen and have taken down a wall to include a small addition that was built by the previous homeowner as a TV room. the problem I have is that the sub floors from their addition...
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    black foam type pipe insulation

    Can the black foam type pipe insulation from the home depot be used on 3/4" copper pipe on a hot water baseboard system. Will it handle the heat without melting. I can't seem to find any specs on...
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    Re: heating pipes under cabinets

    Thanks for the reply Nashua, What I am doing is relocating the base board feed and return from one side of the room to the other(the actual piece of baseboard will remain in place) but due to the...
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    heating pipes under cabinets

    I am remodeling my kitchen and all cabinets are moving to the opposite wall. I have hot water baseboard and the only way I can think of to run the pipes is under the new kitchen cabinets(merrilat)in...
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    best way to dissolve lint

    can anyone give me their advice to disolve built up lint in the washing machine drain.
    there are three drains that go to the main waste pipe and all are ok except the washer drain leading me to...
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    Re: It goes "thump" in the n ight

    I just went through the same problem, I had a zone valve replaced and immediately after that I started to get the water hammer when the zone was satisfied. after 4 callouts from the contractor...
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    replace slantfin w radiator

    I am going to be remodeling my bathroom and would like to replace the 4' section of baseboard and replace it with a regular radiator that I will recess into the wall to gain space. the system is hot...
  10. Thread: problem solved

    by comsec1
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    problem solved

    I had posted about a problem with my hot water base board banging(water hammer) when the zone shut off. the problem was the new honeywell zone valve that the oil company service put in.
    after 3...
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    Re: HW baseboard bangs when shuts off

    thank you for the reply, the zone valve cover says it is a honywell. I can not find any bleeders on the system other than the air purge at the boiler.

    thank you
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    HW baseboard bangs when shuts off

    Hi, this is my first post. I have a hot water baseboard system that recently had the air bleeder valve and a zone valve replaced, ever since the zone valve was replaced I get the hammering noise in...
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