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14 votes
4 answers
9k views

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

14 votes
5 answers
4k views

How do you mount conduit to a wall so that it stands off a standard box distance?

12 votes
3 answers
3k views

Can I use a hose clamp to ground a wire to EMT?

6 votes
2 answers
2k views

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

5 votes
1 answer
353 views

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

4 votes
2 answers
743 views

Can you cut the outlet-bridge clip and run a 2-phase MWBC to a single receptacle?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

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

4 votes
2 answers
3k views

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

3 votes
4 answers
11k views

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

3 votes
3 answers
1k views

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

3 votes
2 answers
898 views

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

3 votes
2 answers
546 views

What shape/type of metal strap would you use to strap a collar tie to rafters?

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

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

3 votes
1 answer
214 views

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

3 votes
1 answer
243 views

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

2 votes
2 answers
633 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
503 views

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

2 votes
2 answers
425 views

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

2 votes
1 answer
301 views

Do panel sheathing clips make a shear wall stronger?

2 votes
1 answer
942 views

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

1 vote
2 answers
5k views

How do you properly use metal conduit as a ground?

1 vote
1 answer
518 views

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

1 vote
1 answer
8k views

What is a 15-minute thermal barrier?

1 vote
2 answers
386 views

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

1 vote
2 answers
211 views

How many breakers can feed a single box?

1 vote
1 answer
1k views

How do you remove the aerator from a Hans Grohe kitchen faucet/sprayer?

0 votes
1 answer
71 views

What is the trade name for this kind of sheet metal cutter?

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0 answers
99 views

Do 6-way corner brackets exist?

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0 answers
2k views

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

0 votes
5 answers
2k views

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