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Air Tight recessed lights might prevent air seepage from a conditioned area to a non-conditioned area, but they can't do much about thermal transfer. Proper insulation is the only way to fix large amount of thermal leakage. However, your predicament is going to be that your fixtures are not insulation-contact (IC) rated. With non-IC fixtures, you'll not ...


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These lights are not standard 110V AC lights, but use 12V bulbs. In fact, each element consists of the light fixture itself, plus the associated 110V -> 12V transformer. In any transformer, there will be some loss of energy (no transformer has 100% efficiency), so some heat loss is to be expected. Moreover, in the manufacturer's documentation it is stated ...


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we usually in pakistan mix mud and wheat straw , fodder the remainings of wheat after crushing. after mixing this in mud clay we put a layer of 3 to 5inches on concrete roof. it is also insulator keeping the roof cool from sun and control room temperature and dont allow water seeping or leakage but every 10 to 15 year you have to change it. some time it ...


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There's a couple questions that have to be answered, before you'll know for sure if there's a problem or not. First is if there's any combustion appliances in the closet (e.g. gas furnace)? If there are, they'll need to draw combustion air from somewhere. Which leads to the second question, is there a duct to draw combustion air from the outside into the ...


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The only way that I know of to repair this kind of damage without replacing the pipe is to have an epoxy lining installed. What this essentially will do is add a tough epoxy coating to the entire pipe from the inside. This is something you would need a specialist for. The tools and materials are not readily available to a homeowner. An epoxy liner is not ...


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Its evidently a pressure balanced valve. Most single handle valves are today.


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The tiles on the floor the grout the water leaks through there. The pipe also sweats, and sweating means water. The pipe is on the outside, rain and the water from roof can slide down the wall and wet the pipe, which leads inside.


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Wait, you have a DECK over metal roof that is NAILED down? You pretty much won't be able to stop leaks :/ but you can try... 1) take out all nails and use Rubber Washer screws. 2) seal each skrew and all overlaps with SOLAR SEAL 900 - you can find it online. Best thing is to use a real waterproofing material for flat roof decks - ...


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Carefully pull the suspect nails (or all the nails) with a small pry bar or "cat's paw" and replace with new corrugated roofing nails like these: Or, if appearance is not important, smear a big glob of roof patch over the existing nails' heads.


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There is no such thing as a "minor" leak in cast iron. If it is leaking, it means major corrosion is occurring. If you were to open the joint and look in, you would see the inside of the pipe is completely rotted. You could put a liner inside the pipe and pump it full of some kind of sealant, but it would be a lot of work to do that and it would be ...


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3/8" compression, brass cap (possibly 1/2"). No need for a plumber unless the valve itself leaks. Even then, you might just have to tighten it a bit. hardwarestore.com



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