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mdmhh256
mdmhh256 Member Posts: 3
After 40 years living with my (mostly) okay steam system I came across Dan's "Lost Art" book and found that things could be better. What is preferred protocol for posting questions (and followup questions) - post all in one thread, or create a new one for different questions.... thanks...

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  • ethicalpaul
    ethicalpaul Member Posts: 5,792
    edited February 2023
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    I would post each question in a single thread, and I would start out with just a single thread at a time otherwise it gets confusing. Start with your biggest question like "Why is my boiler cycling on pressure every 3 minutes?" or "Why are my first floor vents spewing water all over my floor?" or "What does Blue Monster thread tape smell like?"

    edit: oh and welcome! And where are you located? And we love photos!

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  • EdTheHeaterMan
    EdTheHeaterMan Member Posts: 8,166
    edited February 2023
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    I agree with @ethicalpaul for the most part. Sometimes several posts on a similar subject can get confusing also. Try to get anything that is similar to be in the same Discussion. Thermostat problem, Do I need a C wire, Is there a better WiFi thermostat? How to connect a Nest to a Zone Valve.

    This is all the same topic not 4 different topics.

    But posting 5 different problems that are unrelated will get you 20 different answers and the most important one to you, may not get answered. And there are no real rules on your question.

    But it is a good idea to read the rules by clicking on the above link
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    edit: to quote a knowledgeable frequent flier here
    oh and welcome! And where are you located? And we love photos!

    Edward Young Retired

    After you make that expensive repair and you still have the same problem, What will you check next?

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  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 7,241
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    Welcome. Sir.  Mad 🐕 Dog
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,345
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    Welcome @mdmhh256 and thanks @ethicalpaul and @EdTheHeaterMan.

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