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revised What are the differences between these two receptacles?
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comment What size feeder do I need for a basement electrical subpanel?
@Angel This answer might be worth a read.
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revised How to drill Stainless Steel?
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Mar
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comment Add expansion joints on garage floor - too late?
It's never too late to add expansion joints, but you might want to contact a local concrete guy first to make sure they are necessary.
Mar
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comment What size feeder do I need for a basement electrical subpanel?
It sounds like you might want to contact a local Electrician to do this install for you, or do a bit more research on electrical panels, services, and feeders.
Mar
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comment What size feeder do I need for a basement electrical subpanel?
You'll be installing a double pole breaker in the main panel, so you don't have to worry about balanced loads there. Just make sure in the second panel, you don't put everything on one leg.
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answered What size feeder do I need for a basement electrical subpanel?
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comment What size feeder do I need for a basement electrical subpanel?
Can you include the square footage of the area being serviced by the panel?
Mar
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answered What could be causing me to occasionally hear an arcing sound when toggling a switch?
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revised What could be causing me to occasionally hear an arcing sound when toggling a switch?
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answered Is it dangerous if the ground pin of a 3 prong plug breaks off in the outlet?
Mar
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comment Adding a C/Common wire to HVAC system
@Icestorm One probe will go to the wire labeled R in your image above, the other will go on the suspected C terminal. You should measure about 24V (though it will likely be slightly higher).
Mar
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comment Connected C-Wire to new Smart Thermostat and Furnace board and still no power
Do not try this at home. @Allen Yes, but it could be slightly dangerous. First, turn off the power to the furnace and A/C unit at the breaker. Next disconnect the green and blue wires from the furnace and the thermostat. Connect the green and blue wires at the furnace to a 9V battery, one to each terminal. At the thermostat, touch the green and blue wires to your tounge. If you taste the tingle, there's continuity. Alternatively, you could use a multimeter to test continuity.
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comment Connected C-Wire to new Smart Thermostat and Furnace board and still no power
@SomeGuy The R wire is one of the transformer secondary leads, while C is the other.
Mar
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comment Connected C-Wire to new Smart Thermostat and Furnace board and still no power
What's the make and model of the furnace and thermostat?
Mar
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comment Connected C-Wire to new Smart Thermostat and Furnace board and still no power
Are you sure the blue wire is electrically continuous from the furnace to the thermostat?
Mar
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revised Should I use a timer or motion sensor in my hot water recirculation system?
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