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May
17
comment Power connected to dishwasher isn't tied into breaker panel - now what?
Did you turn off the main disconnect as well (main breaker(s))?
May
17
comment Power connected to dishwasher isn't tied into breaker panel - now what?
In a single split phase system, the two ungrounded (hot) conductors are know as "legs", not "phases". It's a single phase system, so referring to them as "phases" is confusing.
May
17
comment How to fix uneven central heating and air?
I can't see your house from here, so I have no idea where the hallway is in relation to anything else.
May
17
comment How to fix uneven central heating and air?
Is the thermostat in a central location?
May
17
comment How to fix uneven central heating and air?
It's difficult to answer this question without being on site. Without seeing how the system is setup and the layout of the home, it's difficult to answer accurately.
May
17
comment Running NM Through Top Plates and Studs
If you tie the cables together, you could end up having to use larger conductors. Since you won't be maintaining proper separations, you'll have to worry about overheating.
May
17
comment Confusion regarding 2014 NEC
Can you cite the code sections you're referring to?
May
16
comment Placing fencepost close to house?
It might be worth reading through the answers to This question.
May
16
comment Placing fencepost close to house?
It shouldn't end up that far from the house. If you fasten to the house, you could end up with water penetration issues. You'll also curse yourself for doing it, if you ever decide to re-side the house.
May
16
comment Why won't my side-by-side Whirlpool freezer freeze?
What's the make and model of the freezer?
May
16
answered Placing fencepost close to house?
May
16
comment Connecting water to outside hose bibb
The wall in the first photo, with the short bit of pipe highlighted. Is that an exterior wall?
May
16
comment Connect open neutral in box?
It sounds like in this situation, you should not connect that wire to anything. It might help you understand why not, if you draw yourself a simple wiring diagram of the circuit.
May
16
comment Connect open neutral in box?
Without knowing anything about the circuit; beyond the one photo you've provided, it's difficult to say for sure what's going on here. Where do the black, white, and red wires leaving the box go? Where do the cables entering the box come from?
May
15
comment How can I rewire my bathroom fan (with light and heat), light, and receptacle?
The three wires that run between the two groups of switches. You can use 3 wire cable, which is made up of black, red, white, and bare wires all within the cable. So in the second diagram, one of the black wires between the switch boxes will be red.
May
15
comment How can I rewire my bathroom fan (with light and heat), light, and receptacle?
I'm confused about what exactly you're looking for. The second diagram looks correct, other than the fact that the cable between the boxes will be x/3. Which means one of the black wires in the diagram will be red. You'll also want to continue the grounding conductor on between the boxes, which isn't difficult since the x/3 cable should have a grounding conductor in it.
May
15
comment Corded vs Cordless Drill
I'm pretty sure this question has been asked here before.
May
15
answered What is the function of this electric part on my unvented water heater cold water inlet?
May
14
answered Covering hot outlet and waterline
May
14
comment Why is my kitchen ceiling light not turning on with the light switch?
Is the bulb good? Did this just happen, or did something change that could have caused it (new fixture installed, new switch installed, etc.).