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  1. Roofing/Siding
    My elder neighbor really needs some advice from the experts. A local roofing company installed a new roof power vent and also repaired the old roof power vent. The problem is: The two power vents are about 4 feet apart. It seems to me if one of the vents is not running then the running vent...
  2. HVAC
    Hello, I am hoping someone here can help. I recently removed a wall in my kitchen and the gas forced air vent was inside of it. This is fine and the vent works, however I removed the wall to put an island in and would like to relocate this vent to the wall. I believe I need a power vent...
  3. Plumbing
    I have a client who wants to replace his atmospheric vented hot water tank with a power vented tank. The water pipings not an issue and there is a nearby outlet for power but how do you tie in the PVC venting to the existing sheet metal?
  4. HVAC
    I have a Payne PG8JAA/MAA vented with a power vent. When there is a call for heat before the power vent has shut down fully, the furnace goes into lockout (code 23). At that point, the power vent stays on indefinitely and the house gets very cold. It can be reset by turning the thermostat off...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    I've read that different types of roof vents shouldn't be used in conjunction, as this may cause short-circuiting of air flow, but I haven't found a definitive answer. Should a Cobra ridge vent be installed if a power vent and a gable louver already exist? Or, must the power vent and gable...
  6. Plumbing
    I have a rheem power vent LP hot water heater in my basement along an outside wall. The vent goes up about 2' then 1.5' to the outside wall in 4" PVC. Can I install a direct vent LP hot water heater instead of a power vent? Everything that I've read about direct vent says it just has to be...
  7. HVAC
    Hello, everyone. I have this power vent kit on my gas furnace: http://www.fieldcontrols.com/pdfs/46285100.PDF Actually, the vent itself is different, but the control box is the same. Sometimes my thermostat turns on the furnace, but the control box won't turn on the blower. I had a...
  8. Plumbing
    A.O. Smith Natural Gas Water Heater with a Gov't Energy sticker dated 1994, but house was built in 1997. We've lived here for 3 years and no problem with the water heater until last week. We noticed after running dishwasher or doing a couple loads of laundry, we had a water trail from the...
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