Need a new water heater and the salesman is pushing for the "Tankless variety..Please advise..Thanx
Had a new heat pump (HVAC) system installed last summer. While the crew was here, they also cleaned all of our vents, etc. Discovered that no one finished them in con... See more
Hi have a Rheem 80 furnace dating to 1983 (schematics attached). Right after the call for heat (WH = 24VAC), the INDUCED DRAFT BLOWER RELAY should turn on. But occasi... See more
I live in Central América. I bought a house made Out of concrete, but it has dothe upper floor bedrooms' walls all stained in black due to humidity. We have painted ... See more
How can I keep the dust to a minimum when I don’t have a AC in my unit, the wooden floors were painted, and the screens are flimsy in which the only cross air can c... See more
Hey all! I can hear my outside unit come on but there is no air coming through the vents. I can hear a slight humming noise though. (Fan issue?) The interesting part ... See more
Looking for some insight on cooling my Garage. Portable AC units are expensive and their +3 years reliability are sketchy. When I replaced my upstairs AC three years ... See more
Who would install a bathroom exhaust fan, a handy man or an electrician?
I just bought a new home. The master bedroom runs 5 degrees warmer than the main part of the house. It is the first room to receive the heat (baseboard hot water). Is... See more
I have put block out panels I made next to the world down glass. Then a pair of Block out panels. My condo HOA won't allow window vents, or swamp coolers. I'm on ... See more
Is there a reasonable alternative to electric heat?
Hi. What can I do to prevent dampness and mold (walls and floors) with the downstairs living area? There is a deck built on the upstairs living area on the one corner... See more
my husband ran a ladder into the metal vet and broke it; where can we buy the metal vent to replace it?
I have a portable AC unit with vertical slats to seal space between window and wall. The window opens left to right and the panel is not tall enough ( I actually had ... See more
Ive noticed lately there is what looks like mold around the bottom of the AC unit and Im not sure what is safe to use to get rid of it. Say if I use diluted clorox or... See more
After a house fire, not totally burnt, things are being rebuilt. The house is currently oil heat with electric range and hot water heater. Some prefer gas for their r... See more
I have a pin hole getting larger in my cast iron steam heat return pipe!Can I cut out replace that small area with PVC pipe.?Thanks
I find myself in a chilly situation. I discovered this morning that the fireplace damper in the basement fireplace is pretty much rusted beyond repair. The cold 10 de... See more
There is not much to say, other than how in the world can I camouflage something like this? We live in a rental, plus it keeps us warm, so removing it is not optional... See more
Renting a unit that is single glazed windows, lets in draughts and moisture. I have moisture collection bins in all rooms and in the linen cupboard. Any ideas on a ... See more
We just created a cozy nook for ourselves in the basement. Since it is a basement, we have a space heater. We want to create a sliding room divider to keep the heat i... See more