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13 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why not use a plastic receptacle box for an outdoor outlet?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

How should I mount conduit to my wood-laped siding?

5 votes
1 answer
76 views

What is the best way to drill anchor holes in a chimney?

4 votes
2 answers
591 views

What is the correct plywood/OSB orientation for building a seismic shear wall?

4 votes
2 answers
394 views

What do you do if the larger knock-out breaks away from the box and EMT is the ground?

3 votes
3 answers
488 views

Can a circuit connecting to an outlet be branched as a subpanel?

3 votes
2 answers
639 views

Which of these conduit connections meet the "within 12-inches" requirement?

3 votes
1 answer
109 views

Does NM romex in conduit as a damage shield <24" long need to meet the <40% fill requirement?

3 votes
1 answer
61 views

Terminology: For THHN wires in conduit (and NM not in conduit), what is the difference between relabel, identify, marking, phase-taping,

3 votes
1 answer
74 views

Why is a MERV-16 filter not recommended for residential furnace use? Urban myth?

2 votes
2 answers
237 views

What is the trade term for the thing that connects the top of a load center panel to 2" EMT conduit?

2 votes
1 answer
204 views

How do you correctly use EMT conduit terminated into a female-threaded raintight hub atop a 3R outdoor panel?

2 votes
2 answers
140 views

What kind of seismic concrete hold-downs should I use for floor joists over concrete?

2 votes
1 answer
106 views

Do panel sheathing clips make a shear wall stronger?

2 votes
1 answer
394 views

Building a Shear Wall containing an Electrical Panel: Having my cake and eating it too

1 vote
3 answers
290 views

What is the proper way to flush-mount an outdoor electrical outlet?

1 vote
1 answer
179 views

EMT all the way, or start with IMC outside and transition to EMT inside the building?

1 vote
2 answers
65 views

How many breakers can feed a single box?

1 vote
1 answer
142 views

What is a 15-minute thermal barrier?

0 votes
1 answer
46 views

How much R-value do you need to insulate a garage ceiling with exposed 2x6 rafters in Zone 4?

0 votes
1 answer
40 views

How should you insulate an exposed-stud garage built with 2x4 walls in Zone 4?

0 votes
5 answers
130 views

What kind of drill bit will go through both concrete and wood to sink concrete anchors through the sill plate?

0 votes
1 answer
120 views

How do you verify a good ground connection when using EMT conduit as the ground?

0 votes
1 answer
51 views

I found an old earth ground with #12 wire, should it be changed after a service upgrade?

0 votes
1 answer
147 views

Can you feed power into a breaker of a loadcenter that has no dedicated main breaker, or must you use the main bus lugs?

0 votes
1 answer
73 views

Should a shear wall be strapped to a chimney?

0 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do you properly use metal conduit as a ground?

0 votes
1 answer
153 views

What is the recommended spacing for siesmic hold-down bolts for sill-plates to the foundation?