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 dealing with 240 volt electrical circuits, devices, and equipment. This tag covers the similar voltages as well (i.e. 220, 230, etc), since they generally refer to the same thing. Use wi…
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a container used to enclose electrical connections (junctions).
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For questions about [light] fixtures that are recessed into a building surface, usually a ceiling.
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Questions about residential swimming pools
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A load bearing wall supports the structure above it, and thus cannot be removed without replacing that support. Use with the [walls] tag
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A kitchen appliance with burners (cook top, stove top, hob). This is distinct from a range which is a appliance with both a stove top and an oven.
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Used for questions relating to the installation and maintenance of carpets and rugs. Includes the carpet material, padding, rug matting, and connection methods.
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For questions generally relating to the prevention of transmission of sound from one enclosed area into another or between interior and exterior spaces.
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Questions related to automation of home elements like: heating, ventilation, air conditioning, light, audio-video systems, security, intercoms and domestic robotics. For questions related to the Inter…
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Questions about ways to measure and improve the ability to get useful work out of devices that consume energy. This includes coal, oil and gas as well as electricity.
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Questions regarding installation, removal, painting of baseboard (otherwise known as skirting board, skirting, mopboard, floor molding, or base molding).
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For questions related to resolving a smell or odor.
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For questions about the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70. Just about all US jurisdictions that have adopted an electrical code use the NEC, often with a handful of local or state level amendments.
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the action of applying a sealing compound to joints and gaps in building materials.
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Smallish freestanding building, used primarily for storage.