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    The third man didn't fix it, he repaired it. If...

    The third man didn't fix it, he repaired it. If it quits in a week what will you say about him then. Did you pay for the first two service men? Your compressor has reached the autumn of its life, you...
  2. Thread: Ridgid Propress

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    The new one is battery operated,head swivels to...

    The new one is battery operated,head swivels to put you in position. Helped our plumber install a new 2" valve on a main line that was constantly dripping, fix took all of about an hour install of...
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    Beenthere: I'm a little confused on your analogy...

    Beenthere: I'm a little confused on your analogy of breakers to fuses.breakers do protect equipment, they are generally dual element and don't they install breakers on all the air handlers for heat...
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    There sealed for a reason. How do you know if the...

    There sealed for a reason. How do you know if the winding match? Motor shops won't even attempt this, why would you consider it?
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    I don't want to tell you boys your business but...

    I don't want to tell you boys your business but attic fans do help in several ways.For one they keep the attic cooler by pulling outside air through, not inside conditioned air. They also prevent the...
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    NGHTYRE: Do you have a website for that Guardian...

    NGHTYRE: Do you have a website for that Guardian Air.
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    I agree, install a uv light and kill all the...

    I agree, install a uv light and kill all the bacteria but a word of caution. The uv light will destroy plastic drain pans and humidifier parts. You can also kill all the bacteria with one of those...
  8. Mr Bill: you reversed the blower motor which...

    Mr Bill: you reversed the blower motor which sucked smoke out of the furnace correct. I'm confused on how it went through the supply to the bathroom with the motor running backwards and where did the...
  9. How did you do that on a 90% with pipes in and...

    How did you do that on a 90% with pipes in and out,???
  10. I can't believe running a motor backwards while a...

    I can't believe running a motor backwards while a service tech is there will melt a plastic pan on the coil. I think its more likely that you have a cracked heat exchanger and that's what caused the...
  11. Thread: Filters

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    I have used an envirosept filter in my furnace...

    I have used an envirosept filter in my furnace for the last 5 years. It is advertised to be electronic as well as media with none of the harmful effects of the electronic types. It is very porous but...
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    We have had problems with two customers that used...

    We have had problems with two customers that used to pour a gallon of raw bleach into their trap and condensate pump. It literally dissolved the pan on the pump after a season. We had to replace the...
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    Almost all companies offer extended warranties...

    Almost all companies offer extended warranties with or without labor. Be wary of the one year labor clause. Labor is not free and I have seen labor costs for a warranted heat exchanger run as high As...
  14. Thread: York Vs Lennox

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    I think you made a good educated choice. I...

    I think you made a good educated choice. I personally do not like any York products. I've had too many problems that turned out to be design issues that York blamed on installation.(Nobody new how to...
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    I do. What happens if you leave the house and the...

    I do. What happens if you leave the house and the next day they smell gas. Guess who it gets blamed on. It only takes a couple of minutes to sweep the furnace for gas leaks. And I explain to the...
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    I won't chime in on the installer being Nate...

    I won't chime in on the installer being Nate certified but I will chime in on make sure you read the manufacturer instructions and GFCI the fan if the manufacturer recomends it.This comes under NEC...
  17. Thread: pressure switch

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    pressure swithes have a rubber diaphram inside...

    pressure swithes have a rubber diaphram inside them. eventually they will stretch enough that they don't make the circuit. They can also become erratic when there are minor obstructions in the...
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    I think you confused a multi-speed blower with a...

    I think you confused a multi-speed blower with a ECM motor which armstrong also does install on their high end furnaces. It varies the speed with the demand. I have that set up exactly and you really...
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    Your'e right it is only running at one speed. You...

    Your'e right it is only running at one speed. You have a multi-speed psc motor not a variable speed motor. You can select different speeds based on temp drop across the heat exchanger but only one...
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    If it was in your hot water tank, I do believe...

    If it was in your hot water tank, I do believe you would have the same smell when you wash the dishes, do the laundry and take a shower. I would look into the horizontal run for the return and see...
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    If your humidifier has been running non stop for...

    If your humidifier has been running non stop for three days with out the furnace, then it wired wrong. But that,s not what your problem is. IF your solenoid is being powered, then all that's left is...
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    Excess water usage is a concern. I went on a pwr...

    Excess water usage is a concern. I went on a pwr humidifier last season that was wired wrong ( came on independant of the furnace) the lady got a water bill for the quarter of over $400.00. As for...
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    First: We really shouldn't post jump this and...

    First: We really shouldn't post jump this and jump that!! That's why they make meters. If you don't know what the gas pressure is but the rep said its ok?? whens the last time he worked on a furnace....
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    If you pull too much air into the blower...

    If you pull too much air into the blower compartment from return air duct leakage, it is possible to downdraft the water heater. If this is the case you will want to bring and equivalent outside air...
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    Concord is a Lennox owned company. They carry a...

    Concord is a Lennox owned company. They carry a iso rating higher than lennox. The heat exchanger is aluminized steel with a 20 year warrantee. and I believe if it cracks in the first 10 years lennox...
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