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Apr
27
comment Must my new air conditioning unit be 3 feet from the wall (or positioned backward)?
@isherwood installing a condensing unit not squared up to the building, is just asking for a callback. No way a customer is going to be happy with that.
Apr
27
comment Must my new air conditioning unit be 3 feet from the wall (or positioned backward)?
@isherwood the diagram may be in the "suggested locations" section, but the 3' is a requirement ("Three (3) feet clearance must be provided in front of the control box"). This is consistent with NEC 110.27(A)(1).
Apr
27
answered Must my new air conditioning unit be 3 feet from the wall (or positioned backward)?
Apr
27
comment can I use AC top cover for Trane XR16
That looks like an easy service call to me. "Take that junk off the unit, it's restricting the air flow. That'll be $150.00, have a nice day".
Apr
27
answered can I use AC top cover for Trane XR16
Apr
27
comment Shower Light connected to bathroom ventilation fan. Does it need GFCI?
This answer might be worth reading, regarding what type of fixture to install.
Apr
27
comment Shower Light connected to bathroom ventilation fan. Does it need GFCI?
Is the light directly above the tub/shower? What do the manufacturer's installation instructions for the light say?
Apr
27
comment Dead circuits with breakers across from each other
Pull the breakers and look at the bus contacts. Could be that the breakers weren't making a good connection, and burnt up the contacts.
Apr
27
revised How can I fix the issues I'm having with large double gates?
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Apr
27
answered How can I fix the issues I'm having with large double gates?
Apr
27
comment Vented soffit under bay window
It's difficult to tell from the photo, is the top of the bumpout against the soffit above? Based on the photo, it looks like water is getting behind the gutter. This could be because of ice dams, improper gutter placement, or missing/poorly installed drip edge.
Apr
27
answered Is is possible to have “bad” electricity in your home?
Apr
27
comment What could be causing my Thermostat “R” wire to only be 8 VAC?
The wiring for the thermostat is in the bottom portion of the furnace (just about where your photo ends).
Apr
26
comment Heater air intake blows out the flame
What's the make and model of the heater? Sometimes different models have different venting requirements.
Apr
26
answered Can I change an outlet circuit to 240V (NEMA 6)?
Apr
26
answered Can a bathroom fan be exhausted through existing gable vent?
Apr
26
revised Will 2x6 cedar be ok for monkey bar rails?
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Apr
26
answered Tripping Breaker
Apr
26
comment 1993 Model Craftsman (917.257560) dies when blades are engaged
This YouTube video might be helpful, as it shows you how to access the interlock switch. Though I would replace the switch, rather than bypassing it.
Apr
26
comment 1993 Model Craftsman (917.257560) dies when blades are engaged
Are the blades bound up? Are all the pulleys aligned and free of debris? Does the belt have a clear path?