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comment Why does half the house go out when a single breaker trips?
Is it a single breaker going, or are several tripping at once?
Nov
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the purpose of these holes on my wire stripper?
Nov
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answered What is the purpose of these holes on my wire stripper?
Nov
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comment Can anything interesting be done with Kidde's interconnect wires?
The answer there is to get it fixed, not to mess around with it. Maybe the question you should be asking is how you can stop it going off for the wrong reasons. Try vacuuming them out and replacing all their batteries first would be my advice there.
Nov
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comment Can anything interesting be done with Kidde's interconnect wires?
My advice would be to not mess with your smoke/CO2 detector system, your life depends on it working.
Nov
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answered How can I remove a key that has broken off in a lock?
Nov
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comment Should I primer my walls/ceiling before I spray on texture?
Read the instructions on the can, it will likely suggest whether priming is necessary or not.
Nov
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comment Should I use a centrifugal or axial fan for server room ventilation?
I agree with @Arthor, this is more relevant here. I've designed whole data centers and I have no idea.
Nov
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answered How can I locate and repair a leak?
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answered How should I insulate around pipe/cable holes in drywall?
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comment Is it possible to use a dryer vent as a heat source in the winter?
Unless you are using your dryer a whole lot don't bother. The moisture and dust are really bad for allergies, and making it safe requires expense in excess of any savings you'll get
Nov
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comment Why won't my new Craftsman garage door opener power on?
It really just sounds like it is dead, I'd call for a warranty replacement.
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answered Why won't my new Craftsman garage door opener power on?
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answered Do I have to replace my expansion tank, or can it be drained?
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answered How do I fix a sticking toilet refill float?
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comment Projects to Pursue while Studs are Bare?
It's better to have data and phone cabling in conduit, protects them. You could run 2 conduits, but that's a bit overkill.
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answered Projects to Pursue while Studs are Bare?