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Pigrew
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  • West Lafayette, IN
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Why am I measuring 16 volts on a wire that should be at 0 volts?

19 votes

Can I connect ground to neutral in a 3 wire outlet?

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Why do light bulbs all over the house burn out disconcertingly fast?

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Do 240V receptacle use the same connectors as 120V receptacles for the same amperage?

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Why would all pizeoelectric plugs spark when igniting just one gas stove burner?

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Is there a length limit on grounding conductor to ground rod?

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Is PVC Schedule 40 pipe safe to use in a potable water supply?

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Is styrofoam good for attic insulation?

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How do I remove polyurethane spray foam from my hands?

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Why am I seeing voltage on the neutral wire from my 3 phase power supply?

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Is there a globally recommended "hardness" setting for a water softener?

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Can an outdoor receptacle be supplied through a GFCI in a bathroom?

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Why did my surge suppressor make a "pop" sound when I plugged something in?

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Can I use a UPS as a Voltage Stabilizer?

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Can I share the neutral in 12/3 cable between two GFI circuits with different current ratings?

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Is a thick, unvented hot roof a good candidate for spray foam?

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Is this a refrigerator water hookup?

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What is the difference between "Input" and "Output" values on power adapters? Which one represents the amount of power being drawn from a circuit?

4 votes

Why won't this 3/8 male connector for a natural gas dryer fit a 3/8 female connector?

4 votes

Lightbulbs burn out 3 seconds after turning on the light

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Can a load on the line side ever trip a GFI?

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Why is there a drip after I replaced toilet innards?

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Hot water running out, already replaced both heating elements and both thermostats

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How can I insulate my attic on a tight budget?

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Do I need an air space between insulation and flooring in the attic?

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How can I repair a flexible hot water supply hose that is leaking at the nut?

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Can I use my old service panel as a sub-panel when I install a new one?

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Is there a good way to hunt down AFCI receptacle nuisance tripping causes?

4 votes

Breaker being tripped - Oven or wiring?

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What can I use to lubricate electrical contacts?