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PhilippNagel
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39 votes

My apartment door unlocked by itself. Can anyone offer an explanation please?

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Inch-long block-and-spring part came with drill - what is it?

28 votes

Does a run of 1000 feet of CAT6 line need to be in conduit?

19 votes

Should hardwood floors go all the way to wall under kitchen cabinets?

17 votes

Can I have utility location done well in advance of a fence project?

17 votes

Will my breaker accept #10 wire even though the chart lists #14?

12 votes

Why does my house heat up, even when it's cool outside?

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How to hang a ceiling fan box in gazebo with no parallel joists?

11 votes

How do you measure the inside of something (like a cabinet)?

10 votes

How to “lock” a bathroom door without drilling or spending too much money?

10 votes

How to remove rebar passing through an inaccessible pipe

10 votes

How do you comply with NEC receptacle requirements in row homes with brick walls?

10 votes

How do I determine whether a permit is required for a new gas line?

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What type of bolt is only threaded at the tip

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Can a standard NEMA 5-15 outlet be installed in a round ceiling box?

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What is this stuff in the wall behind my bathroom? (Is it asbestos?)

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What are these extra tubes underneath the kitchen sink faucet?

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Why is a smoke alarm chirping at specific times of the day?

6 votes

How do electric hot water heaters explode and what can be done to prevent that from happening?

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Why are cabinets / shelves not built into more walls?

6 votes

At what wattage does a pond pump pose a danger to human life?

5 votes

Replacing old doorbell transformer - wiring

5 votes

Running romex in 20" attic space using pipe hangers

5 votes

Code-compliant outlet in attic crawl space for ceiling-mounted, USB-powered sensor? What about in-wall?

5 votes

Cedar shims disappeared because of COVID-19

5 votes

Drilling above laundry, hit something hard

4 votes

Is this bedroom healthy to live in, in relation to kitchen, refrigerators and microwave oven?

4 votes

Why is there a jumper wire between the hot screws on my outlet?

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Is it better to pull old nails or hammer them flat?

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What is the proper term for a huge chisel-like tool used for building log cabins?