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revised Why wouuld my boiler's pilot go out after the hot water comes on?
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comment Are there testers for thermostats?
You should contact another HVAC company, and get a second opinion. Or buy a set of gauges for yourself, and check the refrigerant level yourself. The system is a closed loop, if you were low on refrigerant there's a leak. If it wasn't repaired, there's still a leak.
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revised Are there testers for thermostats?
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comment Why has my water filter made my water less clean?
It's not just air bubbles, as the white "junk" settles to the bottom of the glass not the top.
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comment Cheap bendable material for DIY project
"I'm looking for a cheap material". No way Lexan meets that requirement.
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comment How to check the power capabilities of a house?
Depending on how far from the building the equipment is, voltage drop on the cord could be a problem. If power quality is a concern, you could end up needing #6 cord instead of #12. That's the advantage of the generator, it can be closer to the party. The disadvantage would be noise.
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revised What cable do I need to run from my main breaker in the house underground in schedule 40 conduit to my garage?
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comment Why wouuld my boiler's pilot go out after the hot water comes on?
Can you include a more clear description of the sequence of events? It sounds like the pilot is on, then the main burner comes on. The main burner shuts off, then 2 minutes later the pilot goes out. Is that correct?
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revised How to attach cedar boards to a removable fence frame?
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comment How can I determine why my circuit is broken after replacing the switch and light fixture?
When you are testing for voltage, where are you placing the probes? Voltage is the electrical potential difference between two points, what two points are you using? You're going to want to figure out how the fixture was previously wired, as it's important that it's wired the same as it was. Is the A/C working?
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comment How can I determine why my circuit is broken after replacing the switch and light fixture?
You have receptacles and lighting outlets on the central A/C circuit!?
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revised How can I determine why my circuit is broken after replacing the switch and light fixture?
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comment Potential Home Grounding Issue - Illinois
By the way @Nemesis, it's not a floating neutral, it's a floating ground. The grounded (neutral) conductor is grounded at the disconnect, it's the equipment grounding conductors in the panel that are not grounded (or at least that's what it sounds like).
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comment Potential Home Grounding Issue - Illinois
@Nemesis You should post an answer to your own question, detailing exactly what solved the problem and steps you took to diagnose it. This could be helpful to future readers.
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comment New Common Wire To Programmable Thermostat-What Went Wrong?
Do you have a multimeter/voltmeter? What is the make and model of the air handler? Are there any fuses in the air handler, and if so are they good? Does the old thermostat still work (if you hook it back up)? What is the part number on the transformer? There should be a schematic inside the air handler (likely on the panel cover), could you post a clear photo of the schematic?
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comment How to check the power capabilities of a house?
There's probably a main breaker in the electrical panel, on the handle there should be a number printed. That number is the maximum load in amperes that can be drawn. Wattage = Volts x Amperes. Don't forget, you'll still have to power everything in the house, as well as all the party stuff. The DJ, lights, etc. might not require all that much power, but getting the power from the house to the party could be a challenge in itself. Which is why a generator might be a handy thing to have.
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comment How to check the power capabilities of a house?
You might want to consider renting a generator, or asking the DJ if they have one that can be used.
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revised What type of material should I use for a shelf over a washer and dryer?
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answered Which plumbing adapter to join 3/4“ FIP line to 3/4” Female NPT inlet port?