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comment Stanley garage opener will not work with opener
Have you contacted customer support, and/or read the manual? When was the last time you replaced the batteries in the remotes?
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comment Can I temporarily ground an outlet in my home to use a pressure washer outside it?
The pressure washer "requires" a ground, or has a three prong cord?
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comment How can I stop Lego bricks from falling in to a register?
Thanks @Joe, updated.
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comment Secondary heat source
You should contact a few local HVAC companies. We don't have enough information to even begin to speculate as to what is the "best" solution in your situation.
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answered Installing a ceiling light fixture in USA that was purchased in HongKong?
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comment Discharge back-up sump above ground?
Do some research, and find out what's common in your area. The last place I lived, we discharged to a storm sewer. In the place I live now, we discharge to a roadside drainage system.
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comment Discharge back-up sump above ground?
Like I said in my answer, you'll want to discharge to a dry well, ditch, storm sewer, spillway, stream, or some other place that will carry the water away.
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comment Discharge back-up sump above ground?
Yes, if you discharge above ground in a cold climate, water could freeze in the pipe and block it.
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answered Ceiling fan with two wall switches
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comment Discharge back-up sump above ground?
@Dave Most folks don't discharge above ground, because they don't want a pipe running across the ground. If you want to be sure where the pump discharges, install your own plumbing, and use it.
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comment Life span of an average flexible water hose
Can you be more specific as to what type of "water hose" you're referring to?
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comment Discharge back-up sump above ground?
With the current setup, the pipe just goes out 3' and ends underground? If so, that's a good way to make a sinkhole, and a bad way to discharge a sump.
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comment How do I drill a hole flush (or nearly flush) against another surface?
If you read the documentation for some of these, they recommend you not use them drilling. Drilling often involves higher RPMs, which these units are not designed to handle (especially when bent at tight angles).
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comment 3 prong to 4 prong dryer cord change
Check the manufacturer's documentation, it will tell you how to wire your specific dryer. This answer might be helpful.
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answered If garage door circuit board is fried by power surge, wouldn't outlet also be fried?
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comment Window AC not cooling
You could remove the refrigerant that is in the system (requires special tools), and then pressure test the system (requires special tools). Or you can use a special set of gauges (if the unit has hookups for them), to test the pressure in the system while it's working (requires the system to be working). You could also use a multimeter to test the various electrical devices, to determine if one of them if at fault.
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comment Why are GFCI systems typically in the receptacle instead of in the breaker?
@TomG that's not true, you'd just have to use a double pole GFCI.