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  1. Thread: AC Questions

    by mosestr
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    AC Questions

    Hello group!!

    I am getting ready to do a replacement of my ac and ductwork.
    First, is it best to have bigger duct work (i.E. 8" instead of 6") to have better airflow?
    Second, should the...
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    I was hoping to keep the condensing unit due to...

    I was hoping to keep the condensing unit due to only being 8 years old. The furnace is old, but puts out some good heat. I was thinking that it may be beneficial to get a furnace that is more...
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    Will get the model numbers for the carrier unit....

    Will get the model numbers for the carrier unit. But, the furnace is an old Quatro model.
    I do have a gas furnace in the attic, along with the ac coil and air handler.
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    Partial system replacement?

    I have a 5 ton carrier condensor that is about 8 years old. However, my furnace/air handler/ (not carrier brand) is at least 15-20 years old. Needless to say it is time to do an upgrade. Do I need to...
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    Its not a matter of trust, but a matter of not...

    Its not a matter of trust, but a matter of not knowing and dont want to be taken advantage of.

    Anyways...no work done to the unit other than the typical yearly check ups.

    Again they are gonna...
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    Looked but didnt take it out. They will come...

    Looked but didnt take it out. They will come tomorrow to take a more detailed look at. He stated he didnt believe the coil was damaged. Just wanted to get a "heads up" on what I will be dealing with....
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    ac pressure keeps fluctuating

    I had a service man at my house today due to my upstairs unit (Carrier) blowing hot. He told me that the freon pressure was constantly fluctuating. There were no leaks and it is holding its charge....
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    Thanks for all the advice. The original vents...

    Thanks for all the advice.

    The original vents (Home built 1972) are the older all metal vents that weight about 3-4lbs. You can only direct the airflow left/right and they have large louvers on...
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    Air register restricting airflow

    As with many people, my downstairs bedroom was not heating properly. I knew that there was some heat but could not really feel it coming from the
    registers. I decided to take off the register vents...
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    So let me clarify...what do you all think about...

    So let me clarify...what do you all think about cellulose and fiberglass insulation. (LOL)

    Remember...Sean Hannity..Rush Limbaugh...and Al Franken all have radio shows too. Do you believe or agree...
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    Well again, thanks to all for all of the...

    Well again, thanks to all for all of the information. I see that this is truly a subject that even "professionals" have varying opinions and experiences. So you could only imagine how us "common...
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    Thanks MrB for that confidence builder. I have...

    Thanks MrB for that confidence builder. I have put ALOT of long hot hours in my attic cleaning coils, changing duct, adding insulation, and radiant barrier. ALL of you on this site have been a great...
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    Fellas, I was listening to a local Homebuilder...

    Fellas, I was listening to a local Homebuilder here in Houston and he stated that no matter what the temp. is outside, you should be able to get your house cooled basically to whatever temp you want...
  14. Thread: Filter locale

    by mosestr
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    I have a furnace filter installed in attic...

    I have a furnace filter installed in attic vertically.
    I am wanting to change to filter in it but have not been
    able to locate one. The only thing i see it a some type
    of yellow hardboard type...
  15. Thread: Dampers

    by mosestr
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    Quickie!!! Where is the best place to put...

    Quickie!!!

    Where is the best place to put dampers in a flex duct
    system and what are the best kind ???

    War Vince Young going Pro
    War Reggie Bush going Pro

    ....count on the Texans to blow...
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    Fellas, I am considering replacing the original...

    Fellas, I am considering replacing the original furnace (Quatro) the house was built in 1978. It is gas, it works fairly well and puts out good heat (Mainly upstairs) Since it still is productive and...
  17. Thread: Air Force?

    by mosestr
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    I am having a problem that i am sure many have...

    I am having a problem that i am sure many have and that is getting enough air/heat to my down stairs. The main trunk line coming from the furnace goes about 6 feet and then drops within the wall...
  18. Thread: Furnace

    by mosestr
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    I have a furnace that is at least 20 years old....

    I have a furnace that is at least 20 years old. Heats the upstairs fine. When is a furnace too old and need to be replaced for effeciency purposes?
    My outdoor condensor is a carrier, should by...
  19. Thread: New Furnace?

    by mosestr
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    Where would the balancing damper typically be...

    Where would the balancing damper typically be located. I know there were none installed when the flex duct was put in the attic.
  20. Thread: New Furnace?

    by mosestr
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    Brotheren, I have an older model Quatro (Yes,...

    Brotheren, I have an older model Quatro (Yes, Quatro)
    furnance. I believe that it was initially installed when the house was built in 1976. Since then though, the outside condensor unit (Carrier 5...
  21. Thread: Return Size

    by mosestr
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    D.."freakin" ash. The legendary one. I have a 5...

    D.."freakin" ash. The legendary one.
    I have a 5 ton Carrier. Not too sure of the model.
    Home built on 1972. Houston, texas. Condensor about 7 years old. Duct work replaced 3 months ago. Furnace...
  22. Thread: Return Size

    by mosestr
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    I have a two story home appr. 2700 sf. I have a...

    I have a two story home appr. 2700 sf. I have a return in the upstairs hallway appr. 50" X 24". When I put a new filter in the force of the suction will literally suck the filter out of my hand if I...
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