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    Lol. Could’ve been a mis-click.

    Lol. Could’ve been a mis-click.
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    I had the same problem 2 mos. ago, never found...

    I had the same problem 2 mos. ago, never found out.
    https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?2221738-Can-t-upload-PNG-images
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    Is this a wifi t'stat your electric company...

    Is this a wifi t'stat your electric company provided? If so, they're responsible for that thermostat. They used to use a box, outside which would limit your equipment operation during peak loads,...
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    2 things. Awful price, foam works well too and...

    2 things. Awful price, foam works well too and is alot cheaper, and you wont care if you lose it.
    Also, I saw this on facebook too. Always check the 'About' or 'Contact Us' before you buy. If...
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    Maybe they'll go all butter faces this year, if...

    Maybe they'll go all butter faces this year, if they're wearing masks...share the love
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    15 year old post, dude. Hopefully it didn't take...

    15 year old post, dude. Hopefully it didn't take you that long to think of that.
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    LOL

    LOL
  8. Well...hot air and hot water are lighter than...

    Well...hot air and hot water are lighter than cold, but heat itself doesn't rise.

    Unfortunately, this is a fairly common problem with large buildings, more so with steam (slightly different...
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    Tell your tech to go get you one.

    Tell your tech to go get you one.
  10. It swelled in the case? Was it sitting in the...

    It swelled in the case? Was it sitting in the hot truck all summer?
  11. There's always a balance between doing what makes...

    There's always a balance between doing what makes you happy, vs. making a lot of money. Most of us have been on all sides of it.
    Large companies (actually any company) is basically a whore house. ...
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    Try a quote from Federated Insurance.

    Try a quote from Federated Insurance.
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    Never saw that before. The corners are beyond a...

    Never saw that before. The corners are beyond a dead give away.

    A shame you can't get the indoor unit in almond, so it doesn't stick out so much. I think white would've been better. Maybe you...
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    Build it into any service call that will require...

    Build it into any service call that will require it. And build it into your PM.
    Anytime you do anything that affects combustion, you better do a combustion analysis. To prove how you left the...
  15. Carlin ProMaxx is the best primary. Best...

    Carlin ProMaxx is the best primary. Best onboard, easy to read diagnostics, most features.
    Your only problem is that you may have to run a 3 wire to provide it with constant power.
    There is a...
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    I'm still using QB 2002. It won't go on anything...

    I'm still using QB 2002. It won't go on anything past Windows 7 so I'm hanging on to it until I have to update my computer.
    Never called cust service, but I would never use the online version...
  17. The "B" is for valve on delay. So either add a...

    The "B" is for valve on delay. So either add a delay oil valve and properly wire it, or switch to a "U" and properly program it for no delay oil valve.
    What you are experiencing is the control...
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    Easiest is QuickBooks, but you have to have an...

    Easiest is QuickBooks, but you have to have an accountant set it up for you.
    I made my own database to track customers and their equipment. It’s cheap to get started but you have to like doing it...
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    If anything your pressure is too low. Your...

    If anything your pressure is too low. Your expansion tank may be too small or failing (or failed), and/or you let the static pressure get too low, now you have trapped air. Also, oxygen and/or bad...
  20. Southside? Of Chicago? The baddest part of...

    Southside? Of Chicago?
    The baddest part of town.
    And if you go down there you better just beware,
    If a man named Leroy Brown...

    Sorry, I’ve been up 20 hours, lol.
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    Awesome work. Wondering how it would look if the...

    Awesome work. Wondering how it would look if the exposed metal was copper?
  22. It depends on a few things. Usually supply is out...

    It depends on a few things. Usually supply is out the top and return can be either side, so in that respect, it may not matter.
    But, how the flue pipe connects is very important, especially the less...
  23. Let the friend do it.

    Let the friend do it.
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    One pipe or 2 pipe. What vacuum is it pulling? ...

    One pipe or 2 pipe. What vacuum is it pulling? Might just need a power purge, aka Power Vacuum Bleed.
    Does it have a firomatic valve (proper answer is yes). Maybe that's not fully opened or...
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    Is this a steel compression style tank or a tank...

    Is this a steel compression style tank or a tank with an air bladder?
    Something is not working properly and now your in this cycle of:
    -Water overfeeding boiler, pressure rises, fresh water has...
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    Is the unit level?

    Is the unit level?
  27. Of course not but I can imagine a scenario where...

    Of course not but I can imagine a scenario where the coil has a pinhole leak, so it canít be left open. The bolts are rusted, and the likelihood of breaking them is pretty good. And you know in...
  28. Hey Bob just curious as I always wondered, by...

    Hey Bob just curious as I always wondered, by code, can you cap off both hot and cold if the coil was piped with the proper relief valve?
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    Transmission, front end, shocks, springs water...

    Transmission, front end, shocks, springs water pump...
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    I wouldn’t just start swapping them out. Have...

    I wouldn’t just start swapping them out. Have someone who understands ductwork, and airflow figure out why you’re getting the noise. Might be undersized, lack of return ducts, or something...
  31. Thread: Hot Closet

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    Sounds like you should ask John. He's been there...

    Sounds like you should ask John. He's been there and is very familiar with your home.
  32. If he was smart, he'd take the beating.

    If he was smart, he'd take the beating.
  33. Most states allow you to beat children. I'd have...

    Most states allow you to beat children.
    I'd have a tech come over and test your safeties and combustion.
  34. Ridiculous response from both techs. Too lazy to...

    Ridiculous response from both techs. Too lazy to figure it out.
    Sounds like something fell down in the burner housing, around the burner blower wheel. If it's in the first 20 seconds, its not the...
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    I'm outside Philly. I was driving to load my oil...

    I'm outside Philly.
    I was driving to load my oil truck at the refinery. Being near the airport and having to run down the highway and over a bridge, I was struck by how beautiful the sky looked and...
  36. Yup Yup And yup. Or you go to do a quick...

    Yup
    Yup
    And yup.
    Or you go to do a quick service call on a boiler, water related, farther away. Then catch another call nearby and have to run back to the shop for your analyzer...
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    Full combustion analysis. And because you said...

    Full combustion analysis. And because you said furnace, test air flow and heat rise.
  38. The obvious question is why not ask the...

    The obvious question is why not ask the installer?
    But, why not test with dual port manometer before and after filter, then check it again in a month.
    And while you're drilling holes, check TESP...
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    I’m relaxed...having a beer!:cheers:

    I’m relaxed...having a beer!:cheers:
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    Looks like some 3rd world crap.

    Looks like some 3rd world crap.
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    Better life choices when you were younger? LOL. ...

    Better life choices when you were younger? LOL. I know people have to do this in remote locations, but sheesh.
    BTW, nice job under severe circumstances.
    Can you get to at least 'ice road...
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    Just eat the pizza...and have beer.

    Just eat the pizza...and have beer.
  43. Itís great to be a well informed homeowner, but...

    Itís great to be a well informed homeowner, but the contractor is the 'professional'. Itís their job to know how to properly install what they sell you, following the manufacturer's manuals and using...
  44. I think your piping to the indirect is too small....

    I think your piping to the indirect is too small. Between the small diameter pipe and the large pressure drop, you're not getting the btu's out of the boiler and into the indirect. And as mentioned...
  45. I agree, something is not correct, or set up...

    I agree, something is not correct, or set up correctly.
    If you boiler is running up to high limit before the indirect is satisfied, it's just not moving the btu's to the tank fast enough. Could be...
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    Can't upload PNG images

    Hey Admins. Had trouble trying to upload a .png image in one of my posts. Keep getting an error "This .jpeg is not the correct file extension" or something like that, even though it was a PNG. ...
  47. I came up with this, just based on usage.818341

    I came up with this, just based on usage.818341
  48. What's your city/state and last 12 months gas...

    What's your city/state and last 12 months gas usage? I can probably guesstimate. But a full Manual J, if done properly is usually pretty accurate.
    Another consideration...did you furnace...
  49. Oh it probably won't, but that's all you got out...

    Oh it probably won't, but that's all you got out of my post?
  50. Improper/undersized return ducts will cause...

    Improper/undersized return ducts will cause negative pressure in your home and thus infiltration of the smokie air. It’s always been doing it, just now you have a way of smelling it.
    Make sure your...
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