DIY Home Improvement Forum banner

leakage

  1. Appliances
    Hey everyone. So I got this water softener in my apartment and it was working fine for over a year. A couple weeks ago, I noticed it started leaking from the top. I've talked to a couple of friends and was advised to check the rotor valve, which I did - it seems fine. I am puzzled now - what...
  2. HVAC
    I have water/rust collecting in a main pan on the left side of the furnace . I was quoted by the repair man that its $125 parts - Collector Box and an hour of work. Seems steep to me - is it a part that I can replace myself?
  3. HVAC
    Hi, I run a small HVAC business out of Westchester, NY. We were wondering if anyone has used regular R8 duct wrap (fiberglass) on top of R8 bubble wrap. Essentially double wrap the duct. Does it make the vents sweat? Does it disrupt the vapor barrier? Are there any major drawbacks or...
  4. HVAC
    We have a Carrier furnace with a heat pump and an Aprilaire 600 humidifier. We built the house 8 years ago so somewhat new. We are on a maintenance contract and have our HVAC serviced twice a year, fall for the furnace, spring for a/c. During the fall checkup, we had the humidifier filter...
  5. Flooring
    Hey everyone... new member here. Saw a lot of knowledge floating around and I hope you can help me with a mystery. Bought a fix-er-up house and put a lot of work into it... but I just wanted to get the bathrooms livable for a while. It'd been a year and I'm ready to renovate the master bath...
  6. Plumbing
    I have a home in N. Texas that was built in the 1950's. It sits on a slab foundation. The carpet in a hallway (interior, not close to an exterior wall) is constantly damp. The hallway is adjacent to 2 bathrooms, but is damp only near one of them. I have checked the water meter for a leak, but...
  7. Electrical
    hi, last weekend there was a water leak in the house on the main water supply pipe, this pipe is also where the main earth wire for the house is connected. Whilst I was fixing the leak the earth wire became disconnected and at one point I caught it and received a heavy electrical shock. I do...
Top