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How do you find helpers for larger DIY projects?

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2 answers
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Are five conductor wire runs (two neutrals) for two circuits still considered a "multi-wire circuit" for code purposes?

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2 answers
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What do I need to provide the cable company with for grounding, when wiring my own house?

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1 answer
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What's a clean and code-compliant way to terminate Cat6 cables at a wall, where a rack mount patch panel will be in front of it?

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2 answers
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Is there a recessed floor box for a water supply?

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3 answers
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What do flanged power inlets attach to?

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4 answers
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How can I attach things to the inside of a shipping container without compromising the water tightness?

4 votes
1 answer
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What is a safe and economical way to get two 60 amp circuits to air handlers with electric heat kits?

4 votes
2 answers
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Can central alarm smoke detectors be used instead of 120v smoke detectors in a new residence?

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3 answers
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Should the meter base be installed before chink siding in new construction?

4 votes
2 answers
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Is it OK to caulk around an outdoor electrical panel or meter base?

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How much wooded land should be cleared around a new home site?

4 votes
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Are there concerns with leaving part of a home's ground level unfinished?

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What part is faulty when a pneumatic nail gun does not leak any air, is not jammed, but does not fire?

3 votes
1 answer
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Is there a type of interlock (transfer switch) that can be used for a generator OR solar panels?

3 votes
2 answers
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What pages should be included in a complete set of plans for residential construction?

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1 answer
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Which 240 volt circuits must (or should) have a neutral in new construction?

3 votes
2 answers
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Why aren't siding nail holes a concern with Tyvek house wrap?

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2 answers
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Are chainsaw helmets meant to protect you from the saw, or just falling debris?

3 votes
4 answers
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What are the IRC requirments for bracing/blocking in a load-bearing 2x6 stud wall that is 12' high?

2 votes
2 answers
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What are the NEC requirements for a temporary power pole?

2 votes
1 answer
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What is the service wire sizing based off of on a temporay power pole?

2 votes
1 answer
720 views

Should I use round or rectangular electrical boxes for stubbing exterior security cameras?

2 votes
1 answer
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What are the differences between pneumatic nail types like "smooth" and "ring" for house framing?

2 votes
1 answer
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Derating a dimmer when using LED lamps?

2 votes
2 answers
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What are the specific and current code requirements for wiring two circuits to one duplex receptacle?

2 votes
2 answers
666 views

How do you rough in for surface mount disconects that install after drywall?

2 votes
2 answers
378 views

What is a good exterior wall composition for a wood frame house with pine chink siding in a moderate climate?

2 votes
1 answer
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Does the rubber washer on an outdoor conduit whip go inside the box or outside?

2 votes
4 answers
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Who is the right type of person to create construction drawings for a home I've already designed?