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Oct
12
comment Is it OK to drill through a jack stud/full stud pair to cut a hole for water heater drain pipe?
I'm imagining something like this
Oct
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comment Is it OK to drill through a jack stud/full stud pair to cut a hole for water heater drain pipe?
Your description of what the plumber did is a bit confusing, adding a diagram would be helpful. With that said... There is no reason to drill or bore through a jack and king stud, since that would mean you're running utilities in/across a doorway.
Oct
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revised Is it OK to drill through a jack stud/full stud pair to cut a hole for water heater drain pipe?
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Oct
12
revised Is it okay two breakers are controlling the same outlets and appliances?
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Oct
12
comment What are the pros/cons of different wire connectors on a switch/outlet? OR How can push-in wire connections fail?
@Scivitri A properly installed device should have no movement at the wires, so there is no reason the wires should wiggle free over time. However, if the wires are coiled in such a way that causes a torque or other force on the wire, constant heating/cooling cycles or vibrations in the device could maybe cause the wire to come loose.
Oct
11
comment How can I solve an F-28 code problem on a Kenmore HE2 clothes washer?
What is the model number?
Oct
11
revised How can I solve an F-28 code problem on a Kenmore HE2 clothes washer?
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Oct
11
reviewed No Action Needed What is this mysterious odor from the kitchen sink and how do I fix it?
Oct
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reviewed Reviewed How do I adjust a door so it doesn't swing on its own?
Oct
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reviewed Close Can you get an “optionally cordless” or “hybrid” drill?
Oct
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reviewed Reviewed is there anything I can do if I overheat electric stovetop burner
Oct
11
comment is there anything I can do if I overheat electric stovetop burner
A picture might be helpful.
Oct
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reviewed No Action Needed How to take off paper glued to concrete with elmer's school glue
Oct
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reviewed Reviewed How can I remove a jammed, broken key from a lock?
Oct
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revised How can I remove a jammed, broken key from a lock?
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Oct
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accepted Why isn't the spark gap lighting the pilot on my furnace?
Oct
11
comment What does wire loops on the wall for?
Please add a photo.
Oct
11
comment What are the pros/cons of different wire connectors on a switch/outlet? OR How can push-in wire connections fail?
people dislike push-in connectors, because the first generation were poorly designed. It's also easy to screw up the connection, and not push the wire in far enough. If you don't bend the wires into the box properly when installing the device, strain can be put on the connection leading to pull out.
Oct
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comment What are the pros/cons of different wire connectors on a switch/outlet? OR How can push-in wire connections fail?
Electricians prefer "screw wrap", because that's what they've been doing for years and it's worked great for a long time.
Oct
11
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Do thermostat-controlled, auto-adjust HVAC vents exist?