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comment Tripping Inline GFI Outlet
Tester101 is on the right track. I recommend a dedicated outlet tester; it will diagnose common wiring issues and let you test gfis as well. They are cheap
Jun
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answered How to fix sagging composite deck railing
Jun
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answered Why doesn't my tester trip the GFCI?
May
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answered Adding a utility sink drain to the main to the main cast iron stack
May
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answered What can I do about water leaking behind the shower tray?
May
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answered Deck posts - set in concrete or use anchors?
May
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answered Electrical Circuits in a Workshop
May
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answered Should I move this support post in my basement?
May
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answered Ceilling Joist Beam
May
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comment Flexible LED light strips falling from cabinet
I'd use clear silicone for something like this. put it on, tape it up, and then remove the tape after it's sat overnight.
May
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answered Is it possible to create a 4“x4” channel through concrete using acid?
Apr
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answered HELP! Upgrading my kitchen to ceramic tile floor
Apr
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answered How can I remove paint left from an appliance dolly from the front of a washer?
Apr
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comment How should I deal with old black mastic before installing floor tiles?
Call up the thinset manufacturer; they will tell you what they recommend.
Mar
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answered Retaining wall: footing or no footing?
Mar
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answered How can I vent a portable air conditioner when there's no window?
Mar
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comment Running underground wire to a shed
The answer to questions like this is almost always, "find your local permitting authority, and ask somebody there".
Feb
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comment Do I really need a newel post at every change in direction in a banister?
Henry is correct on the force required. that is a lot of force, and I don't think you'll be able to do it just nailing on the spindles
Feb
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comment How should I run stripped cable through conduits?
If you are running NM-B wire through conduit, you need to derate it because of heat concerns.