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Non contact voltage detectors are very sensitive and can be miss-leading. They detect the presence of power, not the amount of flow of power. Your smart dimmer is using a tiny bit of power at all times which is being routed thru the neutral, which is appropriate, but it's enough to trigger a non-contact voltage detector. If you really are worried about it, ...


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I normally use use an ordinary hand truck with inflatable tyres, if your stair climber can stop on any step to allow you to rest you are probably good to go. Make sure the stairs are clean, and wear grippy shoes. Keep the load balanced over the axle and lift with your knees. Go one step at a time. Remember to breathe. I would be inclined to let my children ...


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Well all your prep work sounds good but I am well over 100Kg and I would want another person on the stairs below to help by actually pushing back on the freezer so it doesn’t drag you down the stairs. The model I use has belts that when you pull it back the belts ride on the stair edge and don’t tear up the stairs. But even with this I consider it a 2 person ...


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COVID-19 is not Ebola This is exactly the kind of thing that people have been doing for a long time using friends/relatives. You need at least one person below, preferably two for amateurs (two people, one above, one below, is all that the professionals need for a job like this). Yes, COVID-19 is a problem. But there is a reason that in most areas things ...


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There are men who can look at the situation and find all the binding points and hazards immediately. You need to focus on this and check all clearances and remove any tripping hazards, etc first. Likewise, a good team of movers intuitively knows the movements necessary to handle something like this, but you'll need to rehearse this with your team. If doing ...


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A few answers: Bad: Practice first with rocks. Get to know how your stair truck behaves. If you can't take the weight with rocks, they will fall, you won't destroy your new freezer, you will only scratch up your staircase. If you feel comfortable you can try it with the freezer. Bad: Don't use the hand truck. Lie the freezer on its side, tie ratchet ...


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One thing I don't see on your list is an air purifier. Specifically, one with an activated carbon filter. Those are specifically meant to remove VOCs.


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Since you've tried all the practical solutions with no success, I'm going to recommend a not so practical one but since it's a closet, it might work. Get a heavy duty plastic drop cloth and cover the entire closet floor. Tuck the edges into the baseboard or seal the edges with painters tape.


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