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revised How can I deal with waste water from a washing machine in a non-plumbed room?
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comment How can I deal with waste water from a washing machine in a non-plumbed room?
I like to get my whites whiter with bleach, how will my flowers/grass feel about that? Always check local codes/laws to determine where waste water can be discharged.
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revised How can I deal with waste water from a washing machine in a non-plumbed room?
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answered How can I deal with waste water from a washing machine in a non-plumbed room?
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comment How do I wire a GFCI receptacle using two black wires and two white wires?
@John There are two problems with installing a GFCI receptacle on the load side of another GFCI receptacle. 1.) You're wasting money, since GFCI receptacles are expensive and the circuit is already protected by the first GFCI. C.) If there is a ground-fault, it's anybodies guess which GFCI will trip. One will definitely trip, but there is no way to guarantee which it will be. This makes locating the ground-fault, just a bit more difficult.
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reviewed No Action Needed Why does my smoke detector chirp when my bathroom lights are turned on?
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reviewed No Action Needed Should gloves be worn when working with concrete to prevent it from coming in contact with skin?
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comment What can I do about a gas pipe that is in my way?
"flexi hose" is only for connecting appliances, it's not to be used anywhere else.
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revised What can I do about a gas pipe that is in my way?
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answered How do I install a receptacle in the soffit?
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comment How do I wire a GFCI receptacle using two black wires and two white wires?
@John Why? What would happen?
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comment Is a roof sprinker a good idea?
Sounds like it's a good idea, if you want to replace the roof every 3 years or so.
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revised How much attic ventilation is needed?
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comment What causes a breaker to trip?
@FiascoLabs NEC does not give you the why, it only gives you the how. The why according to NEC, is because they say so.
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comment How do I wire a GFCI receptacle using two black wires and two white wires?
Not to mention that in that video he installs a regular duplex receptacle, not a ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) receptacle.
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answered How do I wire a GFCI receptacle using two black wires and two white wires?
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revised How do I wire a GFCI receptacle using two black wires and two white wires?
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comment What causes a breaker to trip?
When planning circuits, you'll typically only want to load the circuit to 80%. So for a 15A circuit @ 120V, you'll only want to have ~1440 Watts. You also have to consider that this is in a perfect world, where the voltage is always 120V. In the real world, a good supply will be +- 5%, so you could be anywhere from 114V to 126V (@80% = 1368 - 1512 Watts).
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answered What causes a breaker to trip?
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comment What causes a breaker to trip?
@TKKocheran Breakers are sized to protect the wire in the circuit from overheating. You could install 30A breakers on every circuit, but then you'd have to use the appropriate sized wire. This is almost always cost prohibitive. There is also the problem that you'd have to modify all of your cord-and-plug devices (Radio, TV, etc.), to allow them to be plugged in to a 30A receptacle.