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Dec
9
comment Switched outlet still has some power when off
Do you have a voltmeter, and can you check the voltage with switch on and off? This problem could be serious.
Dec
9
comment What kind of jacks are used for lifting of framing in various situations?
The question was about shoring/jacking, not the above.
Dec
9
comment What kind of jacks are used for lifting of framing in various situations?
The picture has been annotated. @MichaelKaras
Dec
8
revised What kind of jacks are used for lifting of framing in various situations?
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Dec
8
reviewed Approve How can I detect reverse polarity on an ungrounded receptacle?
Dec
8
comment Is a plug adapter considered an “extension cord” under the NEC?
My local fire department would flag this as "extension cord plugged into extension cord" and make us take it out.
Dec
8
asked What kind of jacks are used for lifting of framing in various situations?
Dec
8
comment Bathroom drainage: bath's water flooding shower
3 months old? Call whoever put that in, and get them to explain why the system is not working.
Dec
8
reviewed Approve Bathroom drainage: bath's water flooding shower
Dec
6
accepted How best to cut & tie into cast iron pipe
Dec
3
comment How best to cut & tie into cast iron pipe
Could you be more specific on the fittings needed to get from the 1.5 inch sink outlet, down to an appropriate model of rubber compression coupling?
Dec
3
comment How best to cut & tie into cast iron pipe
The plumbing in the middle is plastic and easily fixed. The question is about cutting and joining cast iron pipe. A new joist needs to slip in between the double header plate and the cast iron, to support the termite eaten floor joist.
Dec
3
revised How best to cut & tie into cast iron pipe
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Dec
3
asked How best to cut & tie into cast iron pipe
Nov
28
revised Solving freezing vent in refrigerator
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Nov
27
asked Solving freezing vent in refrigerator
Nov
19
comment How to protect exterior galvanized flashing?
Expensive? Breaknig out stucco, lapping into old paper, getting that all water tight.
Nov
13
revised Cement board or plywood for stuccoing over
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Nov
13
comment Is this foundation properly supported against rotation in an earthquake?
The inside edge is a cold joint (separate pour).
Nov
12
awarded  Revival