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what are the considerations that one would use to select a model? who is going to service it? who is going to operate it? what sort of flammable materials will it need to extinguish? what's a rough sizing guideline? In the UK (and possibly EU wide) all extinguishers are marked with an A rating for example a 13A extinguisher - this is related to ...


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Look for a Class ABC fire extinguisher for general purpose home use. Size is a preference, but the 2.5 lbs size should be adequate for the household. You could consider upgrading to 5+ lbs for a garage or shop extinguisher. It is advisable to always keep an extinguisher in the kitchen and garage. It never hurts to have more! Class A extinguishers are ...


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Do I need to install the barrier in a crawlspace? Yes you need to install the barrier regardless of where it is. What would I use as a barrier since I don't have studs to hang wall board on? Is there an alternative that I am missing? You don't need studs to install drywall. You could install furring strips and then attach the drywall to this. ...


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A compact florescent (CFL) definitely heats up and needs to have room to dissipate that heat. It is not nearly as hot (25–33%) as an equivalently bright incandescent, but the radiation pattern is different too. An incandescent has most of its heat coming out the bulb with only a small proportion from near the narrow base. A CFL has electronics in ...



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