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comment Neighbour left ladder tied to roof
This question appears to be off topic, because it's about possible legal advice not do-it-yourself home improvement.
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comment train xl 80 unit fires up then shuts right off
Does it have any indicators to show fault codes? Sure sounds like a dieing flame sensor, but it could be a loose connection or a bad board as well.
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comment Can I add another cable to this 3-gang electrical box?
@TomG If it's a standard size box, you don't have to do box fill calculations. You can just use the chart (box = X number of Y AWG conductors).
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comment Waste pipe connector identification
It's called a sanitary tee. Without knowing where all the pipes go (come from), it's impossible to say if it's required or not.
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comment What is this cylinder looking thing in the drain line?
A photo would be helpful.
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comment Electric Range not heating bake or broiler elements
The control board could be bad, but you'll have to use the schematic and a meter to verify.
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comment Electric Range not heating bake or broiler elements
Somewhere either in the documentation, or stashed away inside the range, there should be a schematic. The schematic will show you all the bits involved in turning the elements on. Typically there are some safety sensors, and a thermostat involved. You'll also want to check the resistance across the elements, though I wouldn't expect both to die simultaneously.
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comment How to seal between sill plate and foundation wall with wide gap?
Is this a poured, or block foundation? Based on the existence of the mortar, I'd guess it's a block foundation.
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comment problem with hot water tank
Call a plumber, and have then install a new tank.
Dec
19
comment What could cause a flame sensor to stop working so frequently?
How does the flame look? Is it nice and blue, or more orange/yellow?
Dec
19
comment List of home automation systems?
This question has the same problem, in that the products will change over time. Which means the answer must also change. This is not a good fit to the format of the site.
Dec
19
comment Limit switch is good but no heat
What is the make and model of the equipment?
Dec
19
comment What could cause a flame sensor to stop working so frequently?
It could also be that the sensor is positioned incorrectly. It may be designed to be slightly back from the flames, not directly in the flame (contact the manufacturer, or refer to the documentation).
Dec
19
comment What could cause a flame sensor to stop working so frequently?
The dryer should not be spewing lint into the house, so I wouldn't suspect that's the cause. More likely, your gas is not burning as efficiently as it should, and is producing more soot than normal. Is there a drip leg on the gas line, near where it enters the furnace? Does the furnace have an adequate source of combustion air? You could also try contacting an HVAC company, or your utility to check for excess moisture in the gas supply.
Dec
19
comment List of home automation systems?
It seems to me that this list will change over time, and would be difficult; if not impossible, to maintain in this format.
Dec
19
comment How to waterproof metalic electrical conduit entrance in concrete wall?
Is the water coming around the conduit, or through it? If it's coming in around the conduit, duct seal should work. If it's coming through the conduit, duct seal might work. You'll have to clean up the conduit a bit, to get seal.
Dec
16
comment I am wondering can I add a new electrical connection for a gas range to this line?
Why wouldn't a GFCI protected circuit provide an adequate ground path? I also don't understand how 210.52 (B)(2) fits in this situation.
Dec
14
comment How do I determine the capacity of my generator when it has a separate starting watts capacity?
Why are you using 110 volts in your calculation?
Dec
14
comment Honeywell rth6580wf thermostat
What is the make and model of the boiler? How have you connected the wires to the thermostat?
Dec
11
comment Lutron LED/CFL Dimmer switch turns lights off the wrong way, up is down and down is up. What's the problem?
@LukeZ Asking for users to accept your answer is generally considered rude, in the StackExchange universe.