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Dec
13
reviewed Approve Draft from under baseboard - pull back carpet or remove baseboard to caulk?
Dec
13
comment Are there any health concerns with using copper green wood preservative indoors?
Copper napthenate, think mothballs... The long term stink is from it slowly evaporating and leaving the copper behind.
Dec
9
reviewed Approve Why do small vents at top of garbage disposal blow out water when sink drains?
Dec
9
reviewed Approve When is it generally safe/acceptable to use a wire nut?
Dec
9
comment Why do electricians prefer not to use the push-in connections on receptacles?
Because it's common practice in the US to use multiple 15A sockets on a 20A breaker with 12GA wiring.
Dec
7
revised Why do electricians prefer not to use the push-in connections on receptacles?
proper word not temper but anneal
Dec
7
comment Small leak in 1 inch buried PVC water line
Not necessarily on black Polyethylene when you go to purchase it. Irrigation grade isn't NSF. You have to check. I ran into that last summer while doing a project.
Dec
7
reviewed Approve Logic Board for LG WM3677HW
Dec
7
revised Why do electricians prefer not to use the push-in connections on receptacles?
answer to logic question.
Dec
7
comment Small leak in 1 inch buried PVC water line
Sodium Silicate (water glass) will seal radiators, but I doubt it works very well on soil buried pipes. Plus most things that would do the job won't be good for the plants and animals.
Dec
7
comment Small leak in 1 inch buried PVC water line
And if this is used for drinking water (humans, animals), the Poly Ethylene pipe needs to be NSF rated. PVC also will develop splits when water freezes inside it, make the ditch deep enough to be below the freeze depth so you don't overly test the flexibility of PE vs the rigidity of PVC.
Dec
6
reviewed Approve splicing a 25 pair telephone riser
Dec
5
answered Unblock a drain after using too much baking soda
Nov
29
reviewed Approve Downgrading from a dimmer to a switch
Nov
29
reviewed Approve Are push in connectors up to code?
Nov
28
comment Why is Green Glue used so much in the USA, but hardly used at all in the UK?
Sometimes when a question is asked, it helps to know what is being talked about. I'm assuming you are referring to Green Glue Noiseproofing Compound which is basically dumdum in a tube, an elastomeric goo that can be used between layers of sheetrock to provide sound deadening?
Nov
28
revised Why do electricians prefer not to use the push-in connections on receptacles?
add comma
Nov
28
comment Why do electricians prefer not to use the push-in connections on receptacles?
Done! Hope that gets the point across better.
Nov
28
revised Why do electricians prefer not to use the push-in connections on receptacles?
Clarification on loose connection
Nov
28
awarded  Nice Answer