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Sep
23
reviewed No Action Needed Should I be worried about tears in my foundation wrap?
Sep
23
comment How do I ground a TV antenna on my shed with the cable running underground to my house?
@Mike The reason I ask about the electrical service in the shed, is because if there's a panel, there might already be a grounding electrode. If there is a green or bare wire going away from the panel, follow it and see if it connects to an electrode.
Sep
23
comment How can I calculate the rotational force and motor HP needed to lift a 5lb sheet from a horizontal position to a vertical position from one end?
@diyaddict Do some research on garage door lift mechanisms, they are great examples of the mechanical assistance ratchet freak is talking about. Lots of garage doors use torsion springs to reduce the force required to open the door, otherwise lift motors would have to be much larger than 1/2 HP.
Sep
23
comment Pool pump plug trips when GFCI outlet receives power
How old is the GFCI? How old is the pump?
Sep
23
comment What type of tool do I need to remove this screw?
@Mazura Maybe, but it looks slightly rounded and has weird corners. At least to me.
Sep
22
comment GFCI with no loads attached and no downstream outlets trips with power restoration
What is the make and model number of the device? I think some GFCI receptacles go into the trip state when power is lost then restored.
Sep
22
revised How do I ground a TV antenna on my shed with the cable running underground to my house?
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Sep
22
comment How do I ground a TV antenna on my shed with the cable running underground to my house?
By electrical service at the shed, do you mean a single (or multi-wire) branch circuit, or a feeder and a panel?
Sep
22
comment How do I ground a TV antenna on my shed with the cable running underground to my house?
It's easier to install on the house, because then you don't need an additional grounding electrode, or to bond the electrodes.
Sep
22
answered How do I ground a TV antenna on my shed with the cable running underground to my house?
Sep
22
comment GFCI with no loads attached and no downstream outlets trips with power restoration
So you have two wires? One is attached to one LINE screw terminal, and the other is attached to the other LINE terminal? You have the proper wires attached to the proper terminal (e.g. "hot" to brass, "neutral" to silver)?
Sep
22
reviewed Reviewed How do you install the plastic/nylon toggle anchors?
Sep
22
reviewed Reviewed Should I change all floors or only one?
Sep
22
reviewed No Action Needed Subwoofer in a 5.1 surround Possible with outputs?
Sep
22
reviewed No Action Needed Attractive way to hide screw heads in 8mm oak
Sep
22
reviewed No Action Needed Upgrading to LED Bulbs
Sep
22
reviewed Reviewed How can I get rid of mosquitoes?
Sep
22
revised How can I get rid of mosquitoes?
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Sep
22
reviewed Reviewed What can I do about slow running water in my Whirlpool refrigerator?
Sep
22
revised What can I do about slow running water in my Whirlpool refrigerator?
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