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revised How often should “self clean” and “allergen clean” functions be used in an air conditioner?
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revised Should I replace a sump pump that's not keeping up?
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revised Should I convert a single light switch to a receptacle/switch combo?
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answered Should I convert a single light switch to a receptacle/switch combo?
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revised How deep should I drill a pilot hole in concrete for a 2 inch screw?
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revised Should I convert a single light switch to a receptacle/switch combo?
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revised How can I repair this garage door trim and weather stripping?
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revised How can I build a screen door?
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revised How do I connect the common wire in a Carrier air handler?
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comment How do I connect the common wire in a Carrier air handler?
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revised At what temperatures do pipe sleeves protect pipes from freezing?
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revised How do we remove tile spacers that are stuck in the mortar between the tiles?
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revised Can I hang a key hanger without attaching it to a stud?
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answered Are there any reasons not to upgrade to 200A service?
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comment Are there any reasons not to upgrade to 200A service?
Your question is very confusing. You talk about some problems found with the wiring, a bit about a sub panel, and then you ask if you can upgrade the service. If you have multiple questions, it might make sense to post each question individually. If you're only concern is upgrading the main service, you may want to edit the question and omit some of the irrelevant details.
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reviewed No Action Needed How do I get rid of birds living in an air vent?
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comment How do I wire a GFCI combination light switch when power enters at the light?
@maple_shaft This would likely be covered by 110.3(B). NEC 2008 110.3(B) Installation and Use. Listed or labeled equipment shall be installed and used in accordance with any instructions included in the listing or labeling.. AKA, RTFM n00b.
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answered How can I install an exterior electrical box flush in stucco?
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comment Can I install junction boxes in a closet, and if so, what kind of box?
I found the 5 1/2 ft. reference in section III Required Outlets of Article 210 Branch Circuits, 210.52(4) Located more than 1.7 m (51⁄2 ft) above the floor. Which taken out of context, may lead you to believe that there is a 5.5 ft. height restriction on receptacles. If you read the actual text, you'll find that this is not true. The receptacles required by this section shall be in addition to any receptacle that is: (4) Located more than 1.7 m (51⁄2 ft) above the floor