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55 votes

Is there an easy way to measure the height of a tree?

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What should I consider regarding LAN wiring before building a house?

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What temperature should I set my water heater to?

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Are standard light bulb bases being phased out?

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How do I run wires for a wall-mount flatscreen TV?

24 votes

Which way is up? (electric outlet)

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How can I transition a square duct to round of the same outer size?

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Is there any legitimate reason you would NOT connect the ground wire on a circuit?

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What is the advantage of PEX pinch clamp vs. crimp rings?

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How do I repair a curtain rod anchor that was ripped out of the wall?

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Suggestions for HDMI/aerial/audio socket

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Is some asymmetry in a breaker box normal? What about neutral to ground having voltage?

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What gauge speaker wire do I need?

19 votes

Vent kitchen hood vent to roof turbine vent?

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How can I build a custom stair case in a small space?

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What's the best way of replacing a plug or switch in a house with aluminum wiring?

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How can I make an outlet switched?

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How can I override a motion detector light?

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What is the difference between R20 and PAR20 lightbulbs?

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Do I need to insulate exposed foundation in my garage?

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Why does a subpanel need separate ground and neutral?

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Do brass ball valves have to be oriented with the flow of water?

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Would there be a problem installing 20A switches on a 15A circuit?

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What do I do if there are only two wires coming from my ceiling electrical box?

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What is the proper way to run wires along/across basement ceiling joists?

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What are some scalable, affordable home automation options?

15 votes

Humming Ceiling Fans

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Carpet company wants to charge me for the waste they will have left over. Is this normal?

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Is there a good way to test water quality in your house?

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Why does my microwave keep throwing the circuit breaker?

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