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15 votes
3 answers
34k views

Can I use two wire nuts instead of one to connect 6 wires inside a 3-gang box?

10 votes
4 answers
14k views

Do tub drains of the same diameter ever have different thread-per-inch counts?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

Are there any locations for electrical boxes relative to drywall seams that cause trouble for drywalling?

6 votes
8 answers
3k views

What are the possible ways to prevent heating pipes in an entryway from freezing?

5 votes
3 answers
3k views

What happens if XPS is an inch away from basement walls?

5 votes
1 answer
958 views

When am I *required* to add a neutral to a three-way switch, and what is the best way to do so?

4 votes
2 answers
792 views

Is there a problem with using a dual function breaker when a CAFCI would suffice?

4 votes
1 answer
486 views

In what scenario is it to code to use an 8 cubic inch electrical box?

4 votes
4 answers
33k views

How to seal between sill plate and foundation wall with wide gap?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

what kind of faucet is this and how do I take off handle?

3 votes
2 answers
8k views

how to attach gutter when there is an additional trim board on fascia?

3 votes
2 answers
5k views

what steps to take after removing a cable from a breaker box?

3 votes
5 answers
16k views

How can I stop water from coming in through a crack near the top of my bulkhead wall?

3 votes
1 answer
120 views

Does the proposed bathroom circuit solution meet code?

3 votes
3 answers
1k views

Should I double up grounding wires under lugs in panel or pigtail them?

3 votes
1 answer
492 views

Is it permissible to cover over an ethernet (or other low voltage) wall plate

2 votes
0 answers
601 views

Is it okay to use multi-cable staples/hangers on a running board for NM wiring?

2 votes
2 answers
120 views

Is there any reason *not* to add shipping styrofoam pieces to wall insulation?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Can rigid foam board have an air space between it and rim joist?

2 votes
1 answer
117 views

is there a way to nail hardwood floor where ceiling meets floor at 45 degree angle

2 votes
1 answer
4k views

how to properly hang door when wall is far out of plumb?

2 votes
1 answer
519 views

how to wrap/weatherproof corner when replacing corner trim

2 votes
2 answers
275 views

elegant attic hatch design for several purposes

1 vote
2 answers
4k views

how to drain a single loop in one of my heating zones?

1 vote
2 answers
9k views

How to fix plywood subfloor butt joint that is off by 1/8" before installing hardwood flooring

1 vote
3 answers
2k views

how to avoid tiny gaps in end joints of hardwood floor install

1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Is it a bad idea to attach inside mounted blinds to side of trim?

1 vote
1 answer
4k views

How far apart is it okay to set thermostat during night and day

1 vote
1 answer
128 views

how can i protect my existing exposed romex?

1 vote
1 answer
59 views

are 1 1/4" screws enough to hang 3/4" plywood?