Type: Posts; User: precision hvac
Are you living in attached condos?
You live in California & stated you have a furnace w/ rods & a recall on a furnace from 1985.
That would be a Consolidated Industries furnace, most likely a Premier.
They are horizontals...
5-8 quotes? Really? 8? Why so many?
I always recommend 3 quotes, unless you called me out 1st. Then you only need 1 quote. ;).
Never go with the cheapest bid, you get what you pay for.
I'm a HVAC contractor- also a plumber- electrician- fire sprinklers- and I have a B construction license.
I wear many hats.
So- let me ask you this. How was the plumber suppose to know where...
We draw a line too. No DIY advice.
A recipe for disaster. Sounds like your ducts are undersized now. Let the contractor tell you what you need instead of telling him what you want.
You are almost there- only a few parts left to go. :pop:
The idiot at the counter who told this story needs a new line of work.
Tear it out & start over. No way a brush is going to clean all the corners to bare metal.
Makes me want to sneeze just looking at it.
I would have saved that can as a wall hanger at the office. Quite the conversation piece.
Cabinets don't fail, parts do. Check the circuit boards, capacitors, contactors, etc. Most are made overseas.
And there is a perfect example of your low bid install customer.
Did anyone do a Manual J load calc to see what size you really need?
Or are they all guessing?
I thought I was the only one who painted vents to match the roof.
Tile roof pic- need to push that storm collar down to top of flashing. ;)
Lets take "you" out of this drama.
If you weren't there, is everyone else happy w/ temps?
Was everyone in house happy w/ temps w/ old system?
Sounds like you to me.
Stop playing tag w/ the...
Run it to code or HO can install it himself.
You need a new "specialist". This guy is clueless.
Ductless mini-splits are perfect for studios.
I work w/ a general contractor/friend who is in the music biz & he specializes in garage-to-sound...
Better get a load calc 1st.
And this fixes what?
Find the source which is another gas appliance in house or more likely, the fireplace.
House is negative. Find out why.
You need to call out a pro. We can't give you DIY advice.
Takes years of experience to achieve bubble gum welds.
You have 2- 5 ton units?
I'd want to verify that Manual J
I had one that looked a lot similar- bad limit. Old folks had stat cranked to 90 all winter. The problem was- they had this roll of carpet & one of their son's decided to store it in the attic- on...
Hey- there's no earthquake straps on the water heater!
Oh wait- that giant 12" return should keep it from falling over. ;)
I'm a Rheem dealer & would recommend the Rheem. :)