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Can a 240V light fixture be used in the US with a 120V light bulb?
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Answer is that probably you can, but you really shouldn't. Cables, switches and contacts inside the lamp are rated for specific voltage and current. You can go lower on both, but not higher. Ampers go ...

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Is the Electrician trying to scam me?
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Other answers are good, but one more thing surprised me in electrician's letter: it can burn out any products that are plugged in to outlets If voltage is right, and product not damaged, then it ...

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Is it safe to seal a gas fireplace?
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Where I live, it is mandatory that if you can smell the gas, you have to call a professional certified in detecting gas leaks in home installations, or if you can't afford that, emergency gas service. ...

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How to repair chipped glass
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If you really don't accept any trace, then cheapest way is to replace glass, simple as that. Cyanoacrylic glue might hold it in place, but the edge of crack will be visible if someone will look up ...

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How can I get this asbestos sheet removed?
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Disclaimer: I may be over-cautious about it. There was asbestos panic in my country when I was growing up. Carefully, preferably using qualified contractor even if you would have to pay someone from ...

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What type of material is this shower base?
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It looks like terrazzo, but it's really hard to tell the details. Stone chips are easy to identify, the material between them is tricky. It can be: some kind of resin / polymer concrete Terrazzo is ...

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How should I wall mount a TV with one metal stud and a gap between the drywall and exterior block?
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What we did to hang really heavy furniture in similar situation was chemical anchor. Drill holes thorough drywall and into concrete Widen holes in drywall. See point 8 to find out how much wider is ...

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Help Repair Chemical Damage to Dresser Surface
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If you want it good, you will need to redo it. Good thing is - you don't need to worry about destroying surface too much. With chemical damage like that, surface is effectively destroyed beyond repair ...

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