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  1. HVAC
    Hi all, have been considering a mini-split system for a while now, my current set up is multiple a/c window units in the summer and a gas-fired wall heater in the winter. This is for a 1200sq ft 3bd home in Southern CA so the current set up does ok, it would just be nice to have something a...
  2. Building & Construction
    My propane stove heater stopped working. It needs a new control board which costs more than I'm willing to pay, so I would like to remove it, but leave the option to install something else in the future. It is in a mobile home that is kind of remote, so I would like to do it myself to save...
  3. Appliances
    Folks, I'm getting conflicting information about my electric dryer heating element. The machine is 20+ years old and it does not put out as much heat as it used to. The air duct has been fully cleaned, inside the machine, and to the outside exhaust. The filter was scrubbed with dish soap and...
  4. HVAC
    I have an electric furnace that has a problem only when it’s about 50 degrees Fahrenheit or less. Anything above that and no issues. The heater will run until it reaches the thermostats desired temperature and then it will shut off as it’s supposed to. The problem is it will not turn back on...
  5. HVAC
    MOBILE HOME~WAYNE 4066-386 .. High Speed Flame Retention Oil Burner Pilot light needs lit .. I have no idea where the pilot is! .. I hit the rocker switch a few times while heater was running, but no luck for heat! Model MSR-C Thank you very much
  6. Electrical
    Hi folks, I'm installing a cove heater with a rear knockout about 5 inches from the ceiling and 8 inches from the stud. The feed is MC and the box is steel. A four-foot run of 3/8" flex is installed from the thermostat box directly up the stud, then over and out through the drywall. Access...
  7. Plumbing
    I am replacing my tankless HWH soon. I have a few questions related to the new unit. 1. My municipality provides 7 CW natural gas pressure for my residential line. If I buy a tankless HWH that is rated for 8 CW, will it run? 2. How often do I REALLY need to descale the tankless HWH with white...
  8. HVAC
    THE PROBLEM I have a Cadet CS202 wall heater (brand new) with a Honeywell thermostat (brand new). I programmed the thermostat on a schedule. The heater usually turns on when it is scheduled to do so, but sometimes turns off before it hits the desired temperature. The thermostat is showing the...
  9. Plumbing
    I was looking at my gas meter and am a bit confused. It looks like there are very small pipes connected to the meter that may be choking off the gas supply. I have 1" coming in from the city, which goes into those tiny 90° pipes in and out of the meter, then to a 3/4" tee to the furnace (the...
  10. Plumbing
    I am in the process of installing a natural gas-powered outside tankless water heater. It's a small house, so I want it installed on an exterior wall to save space inside. The issue I'm running into is clearances around the heater. I have a very small spot where it can be installed on the back...
  11. Plumbing
    My water heater has its pressure release valve routed into the crawlspace. I was flushing it and had to open the valve to get it to fill. It got too full, and started releasing cold water into the crawlspace. There's a small puddle under there now. Should I be worried about this? Is there...
  12. Plumbing
    I want to install a tankless water heater in my house, so I'm practicing soldering copper on some scrap pieces. I may have to reroute copper water lines in the crawlspace to the heater location on an outside wall, so I want to make sure I get this right before making trouble. I used a mini...
  13. Plumbing
    Hello, Would like to get some advice about replacing a dip tube in my heater. It is from 1996 or so. Please see the attached pictures. Can I do this without cutting the water pipe? Any specific things to consider? Step-by-step instructions would be appreciated. :) The heater information...
  14. HVAC
    My furnace is "short cycling" I believe. Typically the blower will turn on for about a minute and then shut off. After that I can hear the inducer motor running for a few minutes and then the blower kicks on for a normal amount of time to complete the cycle. There have been a couple of times...
  15. Tools
    Hello, My old "Weatherworks" milkhouse-style heater finally ceased to function. For two years the switch did not work properly, and the plug was getting very hot after thirty minutes of use. I only use it to heat my room up before i go to bed, then i turn it off. I'd use a space heater for...
  16. Appliances
    How does it manifest itself if the anode is bad? What are the symptoms? How often should it be replaced?
  17. Plumbing
    guys I'm trying to identify some pipes from my water heater 2 questions : #1 : on the pressure Relief Valve there is a pipe coming in from the house - what is that ? ( Image A) 0 this is Cold to Touch #2 : on the drain valve there is a pipe connected that runs to the house - that is hot...
  18. HVAC
    Hello, I have a Lennox G60UH series natural gas furnace that is acting up. In the mornings when it is scheduled to kick on the thermostat calls for heat but the furnace wont turn on until someone goes and turns the thermostat down then up again. After that it will turn on for a few minutes then...
  19. Plumbing
    Hello all! Trying to clean/descale an ELECTRIC tankless water heater. Model is a Bosch PowerStar AE125. Trying to clean/descale the mineral deposits that build up inside virtually all tankless water heaters. Admittedly, it has been a while, probably 2 -2.5 years. (Yeah, I know, I know...
  20. HVAC
    Hi all, I own a small manufacturing business in Minneapolis, and we have been experiencing a loud noise on the colder days every 30 - 60 minutes coming from one of our heaters. It starts and lasts about 30 seconds, fading in and eventually fading out. It happens more often on very cold days and...
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