GE APEL50LZ 50 Qt Per Day Dehumidifier Review

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We have a 1,100 square foot concrete block and floating slab basement. There is tar based waterproofing on the exterior from when it was built in the 1980’s but we still have a humidity problem. We purchased a temp and humidity monitoring system from Ambient Weather (see my post here) and monitored the temperature and… Continue reading GE APEL50LZ 50 Qt Per Day Dehumidifier Review

Ambient Weather WS-50 and F007TH Sensors

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I wanted the ability to track temperature and humidity in different zones in my house using an app or the web, and I wanted to be able to use the data in graphing, etc. Links to everything on Amazon at the bottom. The rest of the links go to product pages. Basic specifications I was… Continue reading Ambient Weather WS-50 and F007TH Sensors

LAARS/Baxi HT 330 and 380 Combi Boiler Thermostats

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I have a LAARS HT 330 gas fired condensing boiler that speaks neotherm. Baxi has been around forever in the EU. I love this boiler. It is easy to maintain and has been bulletproof. It’s only problem is bringing it up to modern standards. If you’re DIY then there might be some information that you… Continue reading LAARS/Baxi HT 330 and 380 Combi Boiler Thermostats

How to replace a Honeywell T498B1512 Thermostat with a Mysa Smart Thermostat

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Disclaimer: Warning! These instructions include configuring high voltage wiring. There is a possibility of shock, death, and fire. You must know what you are doing and check your local codes if you are allowed to make these changes without hiring a professional electrician (not a handy man or your nephew). Proceed at your own risk.… Continue reading How to replace a Honeywell T498B1512 Thermostat with a Mysa Smart Thermostat

How to not build deck stairs

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One of the best but most frustrating things in the world is being an amateur and knowing your limitations. You really want to build something because you’ve read all about it and have that burning urge to create something, but just know that some things are best left to professionals because they’re, well, professionals. Even… Continue reading How to not build deck stairs

Re-charging a Fujitsu AOU18RLQ Mini-split

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WARNING DISCLAIMER! This post is about a DIY configuration of an AC system that is intended for educational purposes only. Any liability is on you. The methods described herein can not only damage the environment by releasing dangerous gasses, cause catastrophic damage to you by coming into contact with these gasses which can just about… Continue reading Re-charging a Fujitsu AOU18RLQ Mini-split