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revised How do I connect my whole house humidifier to my furnace?
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26
comment How is the Air Conditioning wiring supposed to connect to my furnace?
@melissa edit your post and click the image button, or upload it to an image-hosting service like imgur.com and post the link as a comment.
Apr
26
revised How is the Air Conditioning wiring supposed to connect to my furnace?
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Apr
26
answered How is the Air Conditioning wiring supposed to connect to my furnace?
Apr
22
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
14
answered I Don't know how I can I make my kitchen sink drain down pipe intersect with the “p” trap?
Mar
29
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Mar
17
comment looking for a timer to open and close a circuit
Keywords to find readily-available and easy-to-integrate timers with separate outputs are "dry contact timer" or "pool pump timer". These are available as mechanical and digital timers with all kinds of different features.
Mar
17
comment Can I wire 3 switches to 3 devices through conduit with a single hot and ground?
Small clarification: You still have to follow NEC wire color rules (eg, NEC 200.6) in a conduit. Very basic summary: Grounded (neutral) conductor must be white or gray (or marked), and Equipment grounding conductor must be green or bare (if used), and conversely, those colors can't be used for ungrounded (hot) conductors.
Mar
7
revised Do I need an air admittance valve for my basement shower?
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Feb
10
comment Water pressure regulator bad?
Is this a regulator on a city supply, or is it a pressure switch on a well system and/or pressure pump?
Feb
1
comment Need another 240v breaker
The photo I posted is a Murray triplex breaker, available at (at least) one of the huge box chain home improvement stores. The one @kekito linked replaces an existing double pole (so you get two double poles), the one I posted replaces two single poles with two single plus a double pole. Just depends on existing panel layout what makes the most sense.
Jan
31
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Jan
28
comment How do I repair a broken polystyrene part?
I don't remember exactly, but I think it broke originally by falling off a TV 4' or so to the ground. The stress of moving around only broke the epoxy repair I did. Good point on reinforcing though. I did come across modelling glue as a good option for polystyrene, but my main worry with it would be the strength on a high-stress connection, which is why I asked here.
Jan
28
asked How do I repair a broken polystyrene part?
Jan
27
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Jan
27
comment Can I replace 1 volt lights with 2 volt lights?
I am pretty sure everywhere you've said "volt" you actually mean "watt". Red LEDs typically require at least 1.7 volts, and white require 3 to 3.5 V to even turn on; as far as I can tell 1 volt LEDs do not exist. Most range hoods are hardwired to 120V mains, and the vast majority use 120V standard edison screw-base bulbs (though some may take 12 volt MR16 bi-pin socket bulbs). Please confirm what you have (wattage, voltage, socket, and maybe provide pictures and/or model #s of the existing bulb and hood) and we can answer properly.
Jan
22
revised Can I put an outlet inside of a wall?
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Jan
22
revised Can I put an outlet inside of a wall?
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Jan
22
comment Can I put an outlet inside of a wall?
@JPhi1618 Because you have to worry about voltage drop. Alarm wire in particular is usually 22 AWG -- after about 15', a 5V source at 1amp will be 4.52V, which is the minimum the USB spec allows for. I know from experience this can have a big effect: with a 10" Tab S connected to a 10' cable and leaving the screen on 24/7, after a few days, it would actually run out of battery. Changing nothing but the cable to a 6' solved this problem. Using off-the-shelf PoE avoids the need for DIY voltage regulator circuitry and/or hacked together cables.