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Interested in plumbing, networks, electrical, HVAC.


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reviewed Approve Problems with GFCI outlets recently installed
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reviewed Approve How do you access the Rainsoft water softener “advanced” settings, such as hardness?
Mar
28
awarded  Necromancer
Mar
20
comment Are there any restrictions on using crimped connections to electrical devices (receptacles, switches)?
I just want to say I love to see things like this, thanks for sharing! I have always been troubled by the stiffness of 12 gauge solid copper and never thought about stranded as a solution.
Mar
20
revised Are there any restrictions on using crimped connections to electrical devices (receptacles, switches)?
fixed errors and formatting
Mar
20
revised Combining Air Conditioner with Air Purifier
fixed errors and formatting
Mar
20
reviewed Approve Permanent USB Power Off Mains
Mar
19
reviewed Approve I want to permanently remove and fill-in below grade windows in multi-family building. What's the risk?
Feb
12
awarded  Yearling
Feb
10
comment What is the cheapest way to make well water with 800ppm TDS suitable for bathing and washing dishes?
True, the best thing is for him to get his water analyzed as part of deciding if he needs a water softener and installing it but usually when well water has high TDS, it's magnesium and calcium. It is likely he is concerned about washing applications from talking to his neighbors who probably have roughly the same water quality that he has. Sodium doesn't affect washing, it's more of a concern for drinking water which he explicitly ruled out.
Feb
5
answered What is the cheapest way to make well water with 800ppm TDS suitable for bathing and washing dishes?
Jan
11
revised How to fill hole in slab after installing new closet flange
corrected spelling
Jan
11
revised How to fill hole in slab after installing new closet flange
corrected spelling
Jan
8
reviewed Approve Detecting mold with a blacklight
Jan
4
reviewed Approve How can I clear a blockage caused by the previous owner flushing grout down the toilet?
Dec
5
comment Why do the evaporator and suction lines freeze when there is low refrigerant?
When the refrigerant passes through the metering device, it goes from a high pressure zone to a lower pressure zone. This lowers the boiling point of the refrigerant.
Dec
5
reviewed Approve How do I trouble shoot powerline issues to my home?
Nov
23
comment How can I replace failing ballasts in recessed CFL housings if I don't have access to the attic?
SP is talking about how to "access the ballasts or junction boxes", not replacing the entire fixture. OP was talking about how to replace or bypass the ballast so SP's advice is applicable. Not really sure about what kind of LED retrofit the OP was thinking of.
Oct
5
comment Toxicity problems with using propane gas to pressurize water
Please provide more details about why you think compressed air is unsuitable.
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer