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I generally like to avoid replacing main panels outright, because it's a big job that is not DIY friendly and starts a slippery slide of red tape. You need the power turned off. The PoCo won't turn back on without inspector sign-off. The city wants 10 other things added to project scope. With all the rigmarole it'll be a week, mostly waiting on others. The ...


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How old is your main panel? If old panel is full, think about replacing it with a larger one. If you have room to add a feeder cable to a sub panel, you have room to add circuits from a new main panel to the kitchen.


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You can try one of those round rubber jar opener and if that doesn't work, go to your Harbor Tool store and purchase a rubber strap wrench. At Harbor, it is sold as a set of three and relatively inexpensive. Use the one that fits. Also, try spraying some WD-40 penetrating oil at the base so it loosens the thread (don't get any on the upper part; only the ...


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I did this for my pantry, which also houses my home entertainment devices. Temps would like to 100's; with this fix, they only get to mid-80's. Hot air rises to the ceiling; you need to get that hot air out. I did this by using two small computer fans to pull air out of the pantry. I cut a hole in the drywall, then made a simple wooden box to fit in the ...


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I put two home made DIY olla clay pots with water in my pantry and it cooled the air in the room considerably. I was very surprised. If your olla pot is sealed good, it is sufficient to put the pot in a bowl to catch up the bit of water that seeps through the unbaked clay very slowly each day.


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You're dealing with some major renovations. I don't think we would be able to answer that accurately just by looking at pictures. The easiest part would be rerouting the electric cables. Junction boxes could be mounted to the joists but the boxes would have to be accessible forever. The plex plumbing would be a nightmare and the drain piping almost ...


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Contact your local building department and ask them the question


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What you're looking for are called 'Quick-Connect Fittings' and come in many different types and configurations. Here is an example.


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