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    Looks good! Canít wait to see the finished...

    Looks good! Canít wait to see the finished product.
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    That's what everyone thinks, but it just isn't...

    That's what everyone thinks, but it just isn't true. The walls are where most of the heat loss occurs. I can show you a load calculation if you don't believe it. The heat loss of the walls usually...
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    Get rid of it! Ventless units are not worth the...

    Get rid of it! Ventless units are not worth the trouble they can cause.
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    Iím just going by what the manufacturers tell us....

    Iím just going by what the manufacturers tell us. Iíve been installing pex since it came out. There are better alternatives.
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    Itís not pex. Itís hdpe plastic. Pex doesnít...

    Itís not pex. Itís hdpe plastic. Pex doesnít like the oil in compressed air lines.
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    My hvac techs are instructed not to re-light vent...

    My hvac techs are instructed not to re-light vent free heaters if we shut the gas off for any other appliance repair. I refuse to install one or hook up the gas to one either. I have been involved...
  7. There are a group of lawyers trying to make all...

    There are a group of lawyers trying to make all the codes public. They should be. If we have to follow them they should be public. Go to law.resource.org , you can view most of the different codes....
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    It’s just a planer. It’s only job is to make my...

    It’s just a planer. It’s only job is to make my life easier. I say run the pallet wood through it.
    I have the Dewalt 734 and would highly recommend it. I don’t hesitate to run pallet wood. The...
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    I have had my Makita track saw for a year now. ...

    I have had my Makita track saw for a year now. Iíve never had a problem getting a straight cut on the beginning or end. If you use any kinda of circular saw regularly you shouldnít have a bit of a...
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    That must be one awesome filter. It kept the...

    That must be one awesome filter. It kept the condenser clean all the way outside!
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    The bigger filters have more surface area. The...

    The bigger filters have more surface area. The pressure drop across them is less. A 20x25x5 air filter typically has about a .15” pressure drop across it. I’ve seen 16x25x1 pleated filters with as...
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    +1 ^^^^ and give a lot less pressure drop across...

    +1 ^^^^ and give a lot less pressure drop across it
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    The filter is too small in the sense that it is...

    The filter is too small in the sense that it is not the correct size to allow full airflow through the furnace. Not that it fits in the space. A filter can only flow a certain cfm at a given fpm. ...
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    The issue is that it is too small a filter. I...

    The issue is that it is too small a filter. I gaurantee that the total external static pressure on the furnace is above what it is rated at. Does the furnace whistle or change air flow sounds with...
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    That's what you get when you take the cheapest...

    That's what you get when you take the cheapest price. The contractor has no idea of how to size a furnace filter. That filter is way too small for your furnace. Those filters are rated at 400 fpm...
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    As an HVAC contractor I wouldnít quote a final...

    As an HVAC contractor I wouldnít quote a final install only either. I donít think you guys realize how expensive it is to maintain and keep a business running with all the regulation we have with...
  17. The drain saddle on the tubular pvc drain fitting...

    The drain saddle on the tubular pvc drain fitting usually gets bumped out of place when shoving stuff under the sink.
    The air gap is there to keep the gross stuff from backing up into the ro system...
  18. That is the air gap for the drain. Take off the...

    That is the air gap for the drain. Take off the drain saddle under the sink and clean the opening.
    There is nothing wrong with the faucet. It is a five minute fix.
  19. On a tough ferrule I always cut it with the...

    On a tough ferrule I always cut it with the dremel half way through, then use a straight screw driver and twist it apart. It’s just soft brass.
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    I'm thinking of selling my Unisaw and getting a...

    I'm thinking of selling my Unisaw and getting a Sawstop also, mainly for the riving knife, but my son is taking an interest in woodworking and I would feel better with the sensing technology when I...
  21. We’ve had record cold here the last few days. -25...

    We’ve had record cold here the last few days. -25 on Monday morning. 6 outside right now with below zero temps again the next few nights. I’m a hvac/plumber guy so it’s been busy to say the least.
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    Where can you buy an all metric tape measure? I...

    Where can you buy an all metric tape measure? I canít find them anywhere here in eastern Iowa.
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    I am a Goulds professional dealer. Goulds sells...

    I am a Goulds professional dealer. Goulds sells through a dealer network and not direct to the public. If you get a hold of a local dealer they should be able to help you
  24. Furnace condensate is acidic, but it is not...

    Furnace condensate is acidic, but it is not highly acidic. It is about the same as orange juice. It is usually around a PH of 5.
  25. As a plumber I have spent many hours on kitchen...

    As a plumber I have spent many hours on kitchen drains opening them up after grease is poured down. It really is a bad idea to do that. It is even worse if you are on a septic system.
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