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ThreePhaseEel
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139 votes

Why does my home's power fade and surge when I plug things in?

70 votes

Why don't electrical receptacles have more than one ground?

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Should all Federal Pacific panels be replaced?

64 votes

Do Americans in dense city centers vent their dryers directly outdoors?

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I want to build an all metal, self-designed building. Are metal frame and joists really that infeasible?

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How to make or find a wall plug cover for mismatched double plugs

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Can you cut open a plastic junction box and just lay splices inside?

40 votes

What type of cable should I bury for a small utility shed?

39 votes
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What danger/code violation is oversized breakers?

37 votes
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How can an outlet with only 2 wires (hot and neutral) be grounded?

37 votes
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Getting UPS Power from One Room to Another

37 votes
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Can my municipal water line siphon from my house water lines?

33 votes

What is the proper way to remove a receptacle from a wall?

32 votes

Running Service to Outbuilding

30 votes
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Why would an air conditioning unit specify a maximum breaker size?

30 votes
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Is it safe to use Category 1 80,000BTU furnace with 2 inch PVC exhaust?

30 votes

One circuit on two 20 amp breakers

28 votes
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Safety hook on double pole circuit breakers

28 votes
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Why does US Code not allow a 15A single receptacle on a 20A circuit?

28 votes
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Is this light switch installation safe and legal?

26 votes
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Can I run stripped Romex/NM through conduit?

25 votes

Identifying Wires behind Light Switch

23 votes

Which wire goes to which terminal on this single pole switch?

23 votes
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What to look for when trying to decide on an apartment door?

23 votes
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How can I fasten a low-voltage plate to drywall?

22 votes

Are these pigtails inside the panel and outside a junction box allowed?

21 votes

Should I dig a separate trench for CAT5e wire to shed?

21 votes
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Does the NEC allow a sub panel to be powered by a generator and an automatic transfer switch?

20 votes

Where to land ground in main panel

20 votes

Plumber drilled through exterior 2x4s - that's bad, right?

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