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21 votes
3 answers
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How is DIY done so much on 'fixer uppers' in areas where AHJs demand permits and licenses? [closed]

11 votes
1 answer
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Under sink has cylindrical fixture instead of J-pipe, what is it and how to clear it out?

5 votes
2 answers
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GFCI seemed to fizzle and pop, and now works as a non-GFCI outlet - what happened?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why don't 12-10 AWG terminal connectors fit 10 AWG PV wire?

4 votes
1 answer
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Rewiring part of a circuit, how to properly terminate old branches?

4 votes
2 answers
221 views

What are the relationships between ground and arc protection in breakers and in outlets?

4 votes
3 answers
7k views

How to secure these wooden porch posts to the concrete slab?

3 votes
1 answer
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What's the difference between these regular vs "QAF" "Plug-On" circuit breakers? (20A 2-pole CAFCI)

3 votes
2 answers
4k views

How is this sewer vent pipe meant to be capped?

3 votes
1 answer
437 views

Which way is best to reframe/reinstall this door? Does it need to be more secure?

3 votes
2 answers
985 views

How to orient dryer receptacle when NM comes down, dryer cable comes up, and recepticle only has knock-outs on bottom? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
5k views

Is this corrosion in my electrical panel, and is it a safety issue?

3 votes
2 answers
5k views

Ways to mitigate safety risks with double cylinder deadbolts on enterance/exit doors?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is it safe for dryer vent ducts to overlap in different directions?

2 votes
2 answers
478 views

Will this attic insulation plan close off the option of a whole-house fan for summer cooling?

2 votes
2 answers
117 views

Can this subpanel's feeder be used for a replacement panel?

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

How tight is too tight for wire staples?

1 vote
2 answers
90 views

How to fix gap between roof edge and fascia caused by pressure washing mistake?

1 vote
2 answers
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Is this gap in framing a mistake or normal, and is any remediation needed?

1 vote
1 answer
4k views

Which specs matter when replacing a fan capacitor?

1 vote
2 answers
112 views

Is this 12V battery backup set up correctly for a 120V sump pump?

1 vote
1 answer
822 views

Can this frost-free hose bib be repaired? What's the easiest way to get this working again?

1 vote
1 answer
171 views

Easiest way to test propane fireplace and tank before sale?

1 vote
3 answers
126 views

How to handle paint of unknown type on outdoor posts? Safe to repaint and leave in place?

1 vote
1 answer
247 views

Is this hose bib install missing insulation or a shut-off valve?

1 vote
2 answers
9k views

How to tell what brand a door lock is?

1 vote
2 answers
2k views

On a typical US NEMA 5-15 outlet, what parts are generally safe to touch when it is live?

1 vote
1 answer
14k views

Is GFCI a good idea for a washer in a utility room, even if not required?

1 vote
2 answers
2k views

How to encapsulate asbestos around water heater exhaust pipe and cinderblock wall?

1 vote
1 answer
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How level is 'good enough' for a 8x14' shed's gravel foundation?