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Necessary? No. More efficient? Yes. When the HVAC is centrally located the warmer/cooler air has less overall distance to travel to cover the entire house, as it's radiating out from the center. If you have noticed that one side of your house is less comfortable than the other, it may be worth the relocation. If the house is generally comfortable year ...


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The small bowl is typically called a veggie bowl. The idea is that you use the large sink for cleaning dishes or soaking and then the other sink is available for prep usage, peeling etc. So, the disposal would go on the small bowl.


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I've always seen the garbage disposal installed on the smaller bowl. I'm not aware of any official convention or rule that says which side should be used, that's just what I've noticed.


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I always install into the smaller bowl. (experienced but non-professional opinion) If you think about it, the only thing that would prevent access to the disposal is a sink full of water. I'd rather have the larger bowl available to fill up with water and still allow access to the disposal. If the user wants one bowl of water and still use the disposal, it ...


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I would say that 90% of all sinks with 60/40 splits have the disposal located in the smaller of the two areas. It only makes sense. A lot of people say they want them on the side they wash dishes in. I would be willing to bet that when they have theirs installed on the wash side that eventually they will be rinsing on that side instead of washing. Again, it ...


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Placed in the big one allows to scrape food from big pots and pans directly to the GD. Small one let's you defrost turkeys, and other meats efficiently. This setup works better if you have a dishwasher on the side of the small one. InSinkErator tutorial video has it this way too https://youtu.be/b4weX2rnm24


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I know my answer is going to raise some eyebrows but here it is... If budget permits, I recommend installing 2 disposals, one on each side of the sink. PROS: 1) flexibility in which side of the sink you want to wash/rinse/prep food 2) can use 2 different sizes (H/P) of disposals 3) less wear-and-tear on each disposal CONS: 1) reduces cabinet space ...


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It is always a good idea to follow the manufacturer's directions. You do not want to install CO detectors near appliances. You want them installed near people. A living room or dining room is best. One for each floor, and near bedrooms. But not in a garage or in a kitchen with gas appliances. Also, remember to mount them near or just above the ...


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No, you don't want to install CO detectors in the kitchen or garage, or too close to any gas-burning appliance. You want CO detectors if you have gas appliances, but (somewhat ironically) you don't want to place the detectors close to those appliances. This is to reduce the number of false positives you get from the detector. CO detectors should be placed ...


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I personally would install on the deeper side. Due to food particles from hand washing done in the sink flowing to the disposal and easier clean up. Just my opinion. Don't think there is a rule per se on which is correct or incorrect.


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If your concern is friction of the legs against the floor, you can get some of these furniture sliders. They will take that pressure off of the legs and allow you to push/pull the table without putting excess strain a the base of the legs. This is, however, assuming that you can lift at least one corner of the table at a time just barely enough to get one ...


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This seems like a terrible idea. So to do this you will need to... build a very solid shelf to sit the dishwasher on. you probably need to buy a regular (not portable dishwasher). The portable ones are a lot heavier so they don't tip. You don't need that weight up there. you will actually need to build a box for the dishwasher. You need a top to ...


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Personal Preference This is purely personal preference. If you are going to use the two sinks for different types of dishes (e.g., kosher = 1 for meat, 1 for dairy) then I would put the disposal on the one that is likely to get more use. If you are going to use the two sinks for wash vs. rinse then put the disposal on the wash sink as it will get the most ...


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The thermostat is what senses the temperature so you want it where you want the most accurate temperature which would be in the bedroom however all other rooms will be a little off. The hallway may provide a good mix of temperatures or all the rooms may be hotter or colder than the hall. I have been using the Honeywell 8000 series thermostat with remote ...


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The way that I solved the "best viewing" dilemma was to purchase a flat screen TV console similar to this one: The console came with a full tilt and swivel TV mount bracket that attaches to a post on the center back of the console. The TV in turn mounts to the bracket. Placing the unit in a corner like shown below allows for a great variety of furniture ...


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You're fine, as long as you don't cook the subpanel that is The clearance rules for electrical equipment (NEC 110.26(A)) start at the front of the electrical equipment and extend out from there, as they're intended to provide the electrician with enough space to work on it without having to perform a contortionist act. This means that having the subpanel ...


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This is pretty routine, and I've done a lot of it. Slap a 120mm (4-11/16 if you really want to say all that) square deep junction box where the subpanel used to be. Plumb 3/4" preferably 1" EMT or rigid conduit from the new subpanel to the aforementioned box. (Do all this in reverse; coordinate the location of subpanel and junction box so the conduit ...


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Nail position is not as critical with ridge cap as it is in the plane of the roof because of the bend, which keeps the ridge from being able to move in high-wind situations that would lift flat shingles. At the tar line is probably fine. I wouldn't go much either way because you reduce holding power or increase water leak potential. When in doubt, follow ...


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I have 3 units air con of same brand in my office room. So all 3 units will turn on/off at the same time, by single one remote control. So I used a brown tape to cover the signal emitter to weaken the signal strength, and it works. But i have to place the remote control very near to the relatively air con, and i can control each air con individually.


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I'd like it on the shallow side to give me the most range in height for the drain lines going out the disposal, through the trap, and into the wall. The disposal lowers the drain line several inches to go through the disposal itself. Every inch of height can matter when getting the kitchen sink to drain properly. Depending on your disposal and sink, ...


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I'd like it further away from the dishwasher which is on right side of the sinks. Large sink is on the left, shallow one on the right. There is bacteria in the gb so I set it up on the left with soap dispenser and on the right is air gap and filtration water faucet. Angie of San Diego


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Personally, when I'm hand-washing things I use the semi-industrial approach of wash basin to rinse basin to drying rack. That works besg with two full-depth basins, and if the dring rack is on the right (as mine is) the right-hand basin is the rinse and left-handbasin is the wash. The wash basin is the one that will have almost all the food scraps in it, ...


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