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Sep
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revised How do I wire a light controlled by two switches?
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Sep
7
comment What's the recommended distance of a fire pit from a building?
It completely depends on the type of "fireplace". Could be zero, to tens of feet. Do you have a specific design in mind?
Sep
7
comment AC Blower Relay
Your thermostat does not require an external transformer, it requires a C wire.
Sep
7
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Sep
6
comment What is the proper way to leave unused nonmetallic sheathed cable inside walls or ceilings?
@benrudgers If the wiring is abandoned, it's no longer covered by NEC. It's not an outlet, switch point, splice, junction, termination, or pull point.
Sep
6
comment How to install ceiling light where there previously was none?
What type of walls (stud, brick, block, ect.)?
Sep
6
comment What is the proper way to leave unused nonmetallic sheathed cable inside walls or ceilings?
Can you cite a source for the procedure you describe?
Sep
6
answered What is the proper way to leave unused nonmetallic sheathed cable inside walls or ceilings?
Sep
6
comment How to measure water pump pressure in a spa heating system?
You should be able to plumb a pressure gauge in between the pump and the heater.
Sep
6
comment Where exactly does backer board need to reside in a bathroom?
@MikeB It can go directly on the wall, you'll just use a thicker board (1/2", 5/8", etc.). Or it can go over existing drywall, just user thinner stuff (1/4"). If the walls are uncovered now, I'd just use backer board.
Sep
6
answered Where exactly does backer board need to reside in a bathroom?
Sep
6
comment Use of combination CAFCI and GFCI breakers instead of recepticles
I wasn't able to find any spec sheets online, for the breaker you're looking at. user24125 is right though, make sure you check the documentation to insure proper GFCI protection. Some combination AFCI devices only offer "Ground-Fault Protection of Equipment", which allows a higher fault current than "Ground-Fault Protection of Personnel" devices. Ground-Fault Protection of Equipment devices trip around 30mA or higher, whereas Ground-Fault Protection of Personnel devices trip between 4-6mA.
Sep
6
comment Is it normal for subfloor to extend under walls? If so, how can I replace it?
Floors are usual built before walls, so yes.
Sep
5
answered How water proof is concrete?
Sep
5
comment Use of combination CAFCI and GFCI breakers instead of recepticles
Not true. The panel is a one stop shop. Receptacles are scattered about, and may require searching to find the one that's tripped.
Sep
5
comment What is involved in installing a free-standing electric oven range?
@keshlam good point.
Sep
5
comment Can I lay laminate flooring over top of existing linoleum?
The answer to the question "Can I lay laminate flooring over top of existing linoleum?", is yes. The answer to "SHOULD I lay laminate flooring over top of existing linoleum?", is debatable, but likely NO.
Sep
5
answered What's the recommended procedure for converting a single circuit light switch into two switches for controlling a bathroom fan?
Sep
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Sep
5
revised Wiring to a detached garage
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