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"The problem becomes payback time, even with economies of scale. IMHO it would be muc…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19, 2012 to The Coming Energy Implosion

17 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by James White

"How about turning OFF the humidifier entirely? If that's not the case I'd look for w…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19, 2012 to New house with way too much condensation build up!

5 Jan 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"My concern is the temperature difference between the outlet and wall is about 8 degr…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19, 2012 to Favorite way to seal electrical boxes/outlets?

5 Jan 19, 2012
Reply by Tad Duby

"I wasn't happy with the 4 way registers that were installed in my home when I bought…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 16, 2012 to Ceiling Register Upgrades

2 Jan 16, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Oversized equipment sucks from a comfort prospective, especially for gas furnaces. T…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 16, 2012 to Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good Idea or a Bad Idea?

23 Jan 17, 2012
Reply by George W. Reynolds

"Some of the benefit to 2 stage A/C units is the "oversized coils" in relation to com…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 16, 2012 to Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good Idea or a Bad Idea?

23 Jan 17, 2012
Reply by George W. Reynolds

"Supply, there is not return grill for the room. I've considered adding a "jumper gri…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 16, 2012 to Problem Room on North Side of House

12 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"The head jamb has magnetic weatherstripping, it makes good contact so I left it alon…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Out of Square Door, How to Fix ?

7 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Jeff Warner

"Sweet, it worked to correct the sagging!! Unfortunately the light still leaks throug…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Out of Square Door, How to Fix ?

7 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Jeff Warner

"Interesting point about the venting. The sides are standard soffits, but I have no i…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Problem Room on North Side of House

12 Jan 20, 2012
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