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Apr
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comment Is my CL dimmer compatible with my light switch fixture?
The red with white stripe wire should not be used in a single pole installation. You should also not be connecting the black and red wires from the dimmer together.
Apr
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comment Installing a dimmer to control multiple lights
Yes, that appears to be the 4-way. Both of the other switches should be 3-way, and have only 3 wires (plus maybe ground) attached.
Apr
8
answered What to use to cut large roots
Apr
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comment What to use to cut large roots
@pythonstarter Chainsaw + dirt = dull chain. I think it even says in the user manual, not to let the chainsaw hit the dirt.
Apr
8
revised Can I use a 120 volt 50/60 Hz. tool on a 230 volt 50 Hz. circuit?
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Apr
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revised Will adding a french drain and sealing the wall be sufficient to waterproof a basement?
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revised What size Screw/Nail should I use for a 6 lb painting in drywall?
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Apr
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revised How many receptacles can I place on a 20 ampere 120 volt breaker?
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revised How many receptacles can I place on a 20 ampere 120 volt breaker?
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answered How many receptacles can I place on a 20 ampere 120 volt breaker?
Apr
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revised Why does adding a C wire for a thermostat blow the fuse?
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Apr
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comment Why does adding a C wire for a thermostat blow the fuse?
When you attach the thermostat, is it calling for heat/cool, or is it in standby? What is the make and model of the thermostat?
Apr
8
comment How to locate In-wall speaker cables (behind dry wall)
I've used the Gardner Bender Multi-Purpose Wire Tracer, and it was able to pick up wires within the wall.
Apr
8
comment Do I need to trim the dishwasher drain line to prevent water build-up from the disposal? Also are elbows OK here?
If you have two questions, you should ask two questions.
Apr
8
comment Making piping easily accessible inside shower
Your tub/shower plumbing is on an outside wall?
Apr
7
revised How do I determine whether the existing fixture can support a ceiling fan?
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Apr
7
comment How to determine if hardwoods are under cabinets?
@alt Decorative moldings are design elements, quarter round is a cheap methods to cover expansion gaps.
Apr
7
comment How to determine if hardwoods are under cabinets?
I'd say just the existence of quarter round, would point to the flooring not going under the cabinets. The quarter round is likely there to hide the expansion gap, since almost nobody actually likes the appearance of quarter round.
Apr
7
comment Strange odor in home
Locating and identifying odors through the internet is nearly impossible. You might want to contact a local HVAC company, home inspector, or somebody else whose able to do indoor air sampling. They should be able to figure out what is in the air, and recommend ways to remove it.
Apr
7
comment Best Way to Extend 30A 120v circuit over 300 feet?
Any possibility you could simply install a second service to the barn?