List of Simple Questions 3
On the List of Simple Questions page and on the others alike (see links to them below), you can find answers to all spectrums of issues this website is dedicated for!
If your search engine sent you to this page that means, that a similar question was asked before and you will be able to find the answer you are looking for here.
Some of the questions are simple enough and you can find answers right here on this page.
The others are more complicated and I provided links to the pages on my site where you can find free information.
For the third part of the questions that are not that simple, as you may think, I provided links to the paid pages or books on my site.
So, please scroll down, find your question and good luck!
Are there problems with putting heating and air conditioning ducts in exterior walls?
If you can put R-8 insulation in the wall behind the duct, then you won't have any problems at all.
Can a dirty filter short the breaker box?
Can attic filters increase humidity?
Yes, if it's a new one.
Can I install my own furnace?
Yes, you can. And you can buy one of them on the same page.
Can I move an ac duct from my attic to inside my home?
Yes, of course, but there are a lot of variables.
Can I move the air ductwork to finish my basement?
Yep, I have two pages (1), (2) dedicated to this issue.
Can I tap into my heating system to heat my basement?
Can I use a furnace with the return on the wrong side?
Well, you can patch the wrong side, but better if the next time you wouldn’t buy a stolen furnace…
Can low humidity in a house cause sinus problems?
Can the fan on the furnace draw humidity from the basement up to the second story?
It might unless you have an A/C.
Can water in the condensate tub be sucked back up into the ac unit?
Yes, if an AC coil sits on the return side and the P-trap isn’t installed.
Can you have a supply vent in basement without a return?
Yes, if this is an unfinished basement then you can have this most of the time.
Can you install furnace ducting through floor joists?
Yes, if instead of floor joists they used trusses.
Can you place a couch over cold air return duct?
Yes, if it is not blocked off and you are indifferent to the noise.
Can you run ductwork off of plenum going into crawl space?
Well, it is what you should do anyway. See some pics of this kind of installation on this page.
Can you seal old ductwork from the inside?
Yes, I heard about this technique.
Can you use ½" pipe for a condensate pump?
No, it's against code, it should be ¾".
Do bathroom fans pull in fresh air from the furnace?
Do not worry for that unless you have an old style gravity furnace.
Do HVAC copper pipes need to be grounded?
No, they are already grounded by the condenser's chassis ground, and also often by the indoor units chassis ground.
Do isolated rooms need a return duct?
Do multiple inlets for air return need dampers?
Do you cover outside vents for intruders for furnace gas vents?
Yes, there are some metal or plastic screens available at the supply houses.
Do you know any cool features to include in finished basement?
A lot of them just check it out this page or below.
Do you need hvac vent in basement bathroom?
Yes, of course, this is in the code.
Do you need the 6 inch ductwork for microwave?
Does heat ductwork need to be level?
Does inducer motor suck air in or blow air out?
Does it pay to replace ac ductwork?
If it's very old, rusty and dirty outside and inside, if it's undersized or oversized, then the answer is yes.
Funny pics of hvac install.
Well, they are here and here.
How do I install ventilation fan on my microwave?
A ventilation fan should be part of your microwave unit.