Question about Heating & Cooling
I just replaced a cracked plaster wall in my dining room on which an old Honey well t87F 1859 thermostat was mounted. The stat was damaged during the demo and I went a purchased a new Honeywell CT87K. I thought this was a simple install but the furnace (oil, steam radiators) does not switch on when the new stat is installed. If you connect the two wires coming out of the wall directly, the furnace turns on. What am I doing wrong?
Didn't wire up correctly or if purchased a digital one didn't set up correctly, look at the instructions and should tell you how to set t-tstat up or if you have to remove or move jumper.
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The task you are embarking on is a great DYI project. But, be forewarned, it can get tricky. First, make sure the new sink will fit in the space of the old sink. If not do you have enough space for the new sink to fit securely against the wall? Next, remove the cabinet. There should be about four screws. You may also have to use a razor to cut calking from around the outside of the cabinet. Sometimes it's used to fill-in gaps between the tile and cabinet. Remove the cabinet. If the cabinet is setting in the wall, make sure you check and see where the support beams are located. If you are not putting in another wall cabinet, then you will have to know what kind of wall you have. Sheet rock, no problem. Plaster requires a bit more work. Measure the hole, and then you will need chicken wire, lime, plaster, paint, and matching tile. Fasten the wire to beams in the wall. The wire will hold the plaster in place. Let dry, sand smooth then paint. If you have sheet rock walls measure the hole cut the sheet rock to fit. Fasten it to the beams, use plaster or Spackle to cover the holes from the screws. You will need sheet rock tape to hide the space between the existing wall and the sheet rock patch. Smooth on cover the tape with Spackle, smooth by sanding.
To remove the sink: first, turn off the main water supply. Get a pipe wrench and remove any connections. If you're not familiar with plumbing you may want to get a plumber to attach the connections.
Putting a cabinet under the sink is the easy part. Make sure you have the right size cabinet. Get a leveler; make sure the sink and cabinet are level. Depending on your walls, you can just screw the cabinet to the wall. If they are plaster walls you will need wall anchors. That should do it. Enjoy
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You can hang mirrors on the wall by your dining room table. When you have guests, it will create an illusion of a very full house, adding warmth to the dining room area. If you light candles at the table, they will be beautifully reflected in the mirror.
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Slipcovers are great
because they can really dress up an old chair.
I found you a few sites to browse through. Happy shopping!
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