Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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For questions about an [electrical-panel] that is fed from another [electrical-panel] instead of being fed directly by a utility service or separately derived service (such as a generator or inverter)…
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Attaching something to a wall. If you're using this tag, your question is probably a duplicate.
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The "C" or Common wire provides a way to get constant 24VAC power to the thermostat, now required by many newer thermostats with WiFi and/or touchscreens.
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For questions generally relating to the artificial stone-like building material typically called "brick", and also related materials like "cinder block" and natural stone blocks.
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when the topic is about a normal fence like around a yard. It can be wood or chain-link, etc.
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Structure above the floor joists and below any finished flooring.
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Horizontal support structures beneath the floor running between load bearing walls.
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For questions about large appliances that automatically wash dishes.
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used in a central heating system to heat water that is pumped through pipes to radiators within the home.
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Planning, installing and troubleshooting circuits using electrical dimmer switches for controlling the brightness of lighting.
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Preventing, identifying, or treating mold infestations in the home.
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for any situation where fresh air needs to be infiltrated such as while painting or varnishing, drying carpets, etc., to prevent buildup of unsafe gasses including Radon.
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Questions about the structure of a building (i.e. moving, adding or repairing walls).
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Trim provides a transition between different surfaces and materials, covers gaps and adds a finished look. Trim includes molding (moulding), wainscoting, mantels, etc.
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Vertical member in wall framing.
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Questions about systems that produce and distribute heated water.
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when the topic is about organized storage for quick-access, with or without doors, like in a kitchen or a pantry, and as opposed to open shelving..
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Questions about wires, usually seen in electrical applications. Questions with this tag are typically about sizing wires appropriately for the projected usage, but could also be about properties of or…
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furniture making, repair, and refinishing
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A substance used for sticking objects or materials together.
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used to allow drain water to flow freely by permitting air the enter the system, usually through a vent stack or an air admittance valve. Use with the [plumbing] tag
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For questions about exhaust fans -- i.e. fans used to remove air from specific rooms in a building and exhaust it to the outside in order to control humidity and/or combustion products. Exhaust fans,…
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a common type of plastic pipe, used for both plumbing as well as electrical conduit. Use with the [plumbing] or [conduit] tags when your question is specific to this type of…
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For questions about conventional gas or electric ovens used for baking. For a microwave oven, use the microwave-oven tag. See also range and stove which are similar but refer to different appliances.
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For questions regarding a central heating system for the home. The system consists of a furnace or boiler and a method to distribute the heat throughout the home.
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For questions generally relating to outdoor ground-level flooring areas such as patios.
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used to protect electrical wires, when a simple jacket alone is not enough. Conduit may be metal or plastic (PVC). Use with the [electrical] tag.