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comment Any issue with running 240v and 120v THHN in the same conduit and can they share a ground?
It's not a problem, as long as the box is big enough. You need to have a disconnect for the condensing unit. So you'd go from the box to the disconnect, then to the condensing unit. It's common to use a disconnect like the one shown in this answer.
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answered Grouding on a incandescent 120 V dimmer
May
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comment Grouding on a incandescent 120 V dimmer
It's difficult to tell, but it doesn't look like there are any grounding conductors in the box. Can you confirm that there are no green or bare wires in the box? It also appears to be a plastic box, is that correct?
May
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answered Any issue with running 240v and 120v THHN in the same conduit and can they share a ground?
May
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comment Buying a House On Underground Spring. What to do?
If you're considering using the water, you should test it using a test kit available at most home improvement stores. This will give you an idea of how clean the water is, and how hard it is (remember clear does not equal clean). If it's good water, you might be able to store it and use it for clothes washing, flushing toilets, watering gardens/lawn, etc. Though it's not likely to be potable, so you're not going to be drinking it.
May
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revised Can I wire 2 ceiling fans, 5 ceiling spot lights, and 3 closet lights on a singe 15 amp circuit?
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answered Can I wire 2 ceiling fans, 5 ceiling spot lights, and 3 closet lights on a singe 15 amp circuit?
May
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comment Install Dimmer Switch in Old House
How was the original switch connected? Can you provide some photos?
May
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revised How can I tell if I have a C wire?
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May
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answered How can I tell if I have a C wire?
May
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comment How to remove Schlage deadbolt?
Some locks require you to turn the cylinder 45°, before you can gain access to the screws. I'm not familiar with your model, so I can't say for sure. A quick phone call to Schalge may be the easiest way to figure out how to remove it. Depending on the lock, rekeying without the original key can range anywhere from difficult to impossible. So you may find that you have to replace the locks.
May
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comment first time drywall repair
If you've never done drywall work before, or have never seen it done, watch a few YouTube videos before trying it yourself.
May
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comment first time drywall repair
@AloysiusDefenestrate Paper tape is thinner, and so is easier to cover (especially for patches where you're not likely working with tapered joints). While it's not self adhesive, it's easy enough to apply.
May
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comment My 10-year AC gives out every couple of years
You're blowing the fuses in the a/c unit, or the circuit breaker?
May
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comment Install Dimmer Switch in Old House
You're sure this is a 3-way? Two separate switches control the same light?
May
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comment Can I wire 2 ceiling fans, 5 ceiling spot lights, and 3 closet lights on a singe 15 amp circuit?
@ThreePhaseEel I know all about trip curves and how breakers work. Saying that a breaker is "supposed" to trip after 3 hours at 80% load, is just wrong. The "80% rule" is one of the most misunderstood, and misquoted "rules" on the internet.
May
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comment Why can't I get this plastic drywall anchor into the hole?
How deep did the drill bit go?
May
18
revised How can I add a button for a garage door opener?
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May
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comment Can I wire 2 ceiling fans, 5 ceiling spot lights, and 3 closet lights on a singe 15 amp circuit?
Can you point to any documentation that states that a breaker will trip at 80% load after 3 hours?
May
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reviewed Reviewed Can I rest cement posts directly on the bedrock to build a structure for a large shed?