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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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for any time lights, fans, or devices are controlled from more than one wall switch location.
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For questions generally relating to outdoor ground-level flooring areas such as patios.
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For questions relating to the neutral wire, or "grounded conductor" as it's sometimes called. The neutral, or "grounded conductor" in NEC, is the normal return path for electricity in a household AC …
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Smallish freestanding building, used primarily for storage.
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furniture making, repair, and refinishing
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A smart switch includes electronic circuitry for remote control (beyond simple three-way switch wiring), smartphone or internet-based control, advanced timing capability or other features not found in…
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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 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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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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The heat-pump is a type of central heating system that extracts heat from the outside, reversing the process used by a central air system.
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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Questions about residential swimming pools
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for primary horizontal load-bearing components in floor or roof systems. Do not use it to refer to common lumber (boards), or for posts (vertical supporting members).
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Questions specific to DIY projects in the United Kingdom. Use with any relevant project tags (i.e. [electrical])
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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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Power tools are any tool that uses electricity or compressed air to perform a given action. Use with the [tools] tag
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Bathroom fixtures include things like safety handrails, faucets, shower heads, towel bars, toilet paper holders, shower caddies, soap holders and so on. Use this tag for questions about installing, re…
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