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the action of applying a sealing compound to joints and gaps in building materials.
typically used in a temporary holding well (often in a basement) to remove the water when the holding well is full.
Questions about planning, installing, and servicing network cabling such as computer networks, home automation, and so on. See also the [cabling] tag.
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.
a synthetic flooring product that is often used instead of more expensive natural floor products.
Questions about repairing or filling holes, or about what types of holes are necessary or permissible (such as in joists). For questions about *making* holes, consider the 'drill' tag.
For questions regarding a central cooling system for your home. This is typically a split system with an outdoor compressor/condenser and an indoor evaporator and air handler. Air ducts are used to …
used between bricks, cinder blocks, or stone to bind them and fill any gaps. It is made from sand, a binding agent (cement or lime), and water.
a flexible plastic pipe that has gained popularity due it being cheaper (and often easier) than copper or PVC. Use for questions about working with the pipe, and use…
For questions specifically relating to structures that ventilate combustion byproducts of fuel burned in an interior space, such as a fireplace, stove, or furnace.