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Apr
29
comment Receptacle not working
Does the "notorious" outlet pop the breaker while you are plugging something in, or after something has been plugged in for a while?
Apr
28
comment Does the air temperature outside at the time of spring inspection matter when the tech comes to inspect and clean the inside and outside units?
They do this because they are not busy. Heating systems tend to have problems at the beginning of the heating season. Cooling systems keep HVAC companies busy through the entire cooling season. So February through April/May is dead.
Apr
25
comment Safe way to remove an outlet
And there is also nothing to stop you from cutting out the existing boxes and putting in new ones exactly where you want. Just remember that all wire ends (including those in a wire nut or attached to a device (outlet, switch)) must not be dry walled over.
Apr
25
comment What should I do if the AFCI breaker neutral pigtail is too short?
This is a commonly allowed procedure. It's a myth that the NEC doesn't allow wirenuts in a breaker panel.
Apr
25
comment Use cat5e 2-pair RJ11 cabes for network connection
Because almost no one uses the cables in the wall for Ethernet. Even if they were wired with RJ45 jacks, most people wouldn't know what to do with them. But nearly everybody understands how to plug in a phone.
Apr
25
answered What should I do if the AFCI breaker neutral pigtail is too short?
Apr
21
comment What could happen if I used 4 cycle fuel in a 2 cycle engine?
No, it never started again. Considering how little it cost, it wasn't worth fixing.
Apr
21
answered Replacing a dimmer switch with normal light switch (picture)
Apr
21
comment Replacing a dimmer switch with normal light switch (picture)
Do you have a multimeter or a voltage tester?
Apr
19
answered Excessive water pressure
Apr
11
comment Will a 2-stage heat pump cool my upstairs on low stage?
A zoned damper system might be the right answer for you. Depending on how your ducts are already configured, this could be super-simple.
Apr
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Mar
25
comment Leakage in my pipes, how to densify/seal?
Did you check to make sure that you have not mixed tapered and straight threads inappropriately? Also, o-rings won't seal the way you are using them. The faces where the o-rings touch are probably not smooth enough or polished too much to generate the right amount of friction to seal.
Mar
23
answered How to make a straight groove easily?
Mar
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Mar
22
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Mar
21
answered How to cut a rectangle out of a STEEL ruler?
Mar
16
reviewed Approve Replacing main lights throughout house
Mar
7
comment Can a doorbell transformer sit loose inside main panel?
@ratchetfreak, no, the finger nut on the inside provides the support. the screw tabs are only used if you don't use the finger nut.