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comment Does my house just not have a plumbing cleanout?
Also, while the vent could be used as a cleanout, it's not typically practical (especially on multi-story homes).
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comment Does my house just not have a plumbing cleanout?
@DMoore Who's responsible for what, is completely reliant on where you are. In some places, the homeowner is responsible for all plumbing up to the connection into the sewer main. In the area where I grew up, the main line was down the middle of the road. Homeowners were responsible for the pipe right to the middle of the street. In fact, if the line had to be repaired, and the street had to be dug up to do so. The homeowner was responsible for paying to repair the street.
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comment How many bolted faults can a residential circuit breaker withstand?
Does your friend own stock in fuses, or work for a fuse manufacturer?
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comment How many bolted faults can a residential circuit breaker withstand?
This document from Eaton states "UL489, requires that a breaker must safely clear its maximum current, which is the short circuit current rating of the breaker, twice and still be functional.". Which means UL requires the breaker to be able to clear at least 3 faults.
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comment Fill Count For 14/3 G NM With 'Unused' Red
@EdBeal You're right. After a closer look, it does appear that there's more than one of each color wire.
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comment Does my house just not have a plumbing cleanout?
There surely should have been a cleanout installed. Though it could have been buried in a wall by an some genius. It's common practice where I'm from to install one inside at the bottom of each waste stack, and one outside along the main sewer line.
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comment Does my house just not have a plumbing cleanout?
We'll need to know a bit more about the house. Is there a basement? Is the home connected to a municipal sewer, or a septic system? If there is a basement, is any part of it finished?
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comment Current sensor for pc
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it doesn't appear to be related to do-it-yourself home improvement.
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comment Gravity furnace won't turn off
Without knowing the make and model, or having a clear photo of the schematic, it's impossible to answer that. We can't see how things are connected, so there's no way to provide an accurate answer based on the information you've provided.
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comment What type of connector should I use to connect recessed light fixtures?
You're planning to make electrical connections outside of a box?
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comment Gravity furnace won't turn off
What are you trying to fix?
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comment Gravity furnace won't turn off
Not sure how your system is powered. If it's connected to the electrical system, flipping the breaker would probably work. If it's powered by a thermopile, turning it off at the gas valve might be the only way.
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comment Installing Honeywell Wifi on Ruud Furnace with G wire replacement
What's the model number of the furnace?
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comment Installing Honeywell Wifi on Ruud Furnace with G wire replacement
The pictures appear to be the same.
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comment Gravity furnace won't turn off
What's the make and model?
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comment my generator trips one pole /30 amp generator breaker even when the transfer switches are off
Does the transfer equipment switch the neutral as well as the hots, or only the hot? Is the neutral bond in place on the generator, or has it been removed?
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comment Mystery Electrical Voltages in Duplex Junction Box
NOTE: If you're comfortable doing so, taking the cover off the panel should make finding the other breaker easy (assuming the 3 wire cable comes all the way back to the panel).
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comment Can dryer venting into crawl space cause excessive moisture?
Venting a dryer into the crawlspace, will surely add excess moisture. Whether or not that's contributing to the mold issue, is different to say without inspecting the crawlspace.
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comment What is the lifespan of plywood as roof decking?
@Ecnerwal I'll jump to the conclusion that air has moisture in it, and be concerned that it could possibly also be salty.
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comment What is the lifespan of plywood as roof decking?
@Ecnerwal My main concern would be salty moisture laden air, flowing along the underside of the decking. As I said, I'm not a material science expert. I also don't like to jump to the conclusion that everybody is trying to rip me off.