sww1235
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Why are GFCI systems typically in the receptacle instead of in the breaker?
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There are two reasons that I can think of off the top of my head. 1) A GFCI breaker when tripped kills the entire circuit, including things you may not want to be killed. 2) According to an ...

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How to roof mount a small TV antenna?
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Grounding the mast is a very good idea if it is metal. You can get ground clamps that are designed for use with water pipes and conduit of practically any diameter. They are two curved pieces of metal ...

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Adding 2 led flood lights to 15amp breaker
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You should be able to run your 14/3 wire directly from the outlet box to your new lights. You can also leave the outlets connected as the wire from the panel to the outlets is so oversized. Also those ...

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How can I toggle two wall sconces, without also turning off power to receptacles?
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First off, I would get approval from your landlord before making any wiring changes to your apartment. You never know, he might be friendly enough that he would hire an electrician to make the changes ...

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Finishing nail gun vs impact driver
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If the impact driver is similar to this, then it is basically a impact screwdriver. They are very helpful for driving large/long screws and significantly reduce the amount of time it takes to drive a ...

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Replacing an electrical cord
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You could also just buy a replacement plug from a hardware store

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dimmensions of a decora insert
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Wow, after just a little more googling i found this link which I hope does not break which lists the dimensions as 1.29 inches wide x 0.22 inches thick x 2.61 inches tall without mounting tabs and 3....

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What is the laziest way I can build a non-structural, non-aesthetic cinder block wall to contain compost?
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How about dry stacking them and using 4x4s inserted inside and buried in the ground

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