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longneck
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39 votes

How can I protect a frozen heat pump in cold weather while waiting for service?

32 votes

Why aren’t there water shutoff valves for each room?

31 votes

Does voltage play any role in choosing the appropriate wire gauge?

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Is twisted and taped splice on cable, objectively any less stable than wire-nuts or terminal blocks?

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How to cut a rectangle out of a STEEL ruler?

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Outdoor electrical outlet exposed to the rain

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Safe way to remove paint from ground wire?

18 votes

What does "can't mix neutrals" mean, and how would neutrals get mixed?

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How to unjam garbage disposal

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Why doesn't my garage door close unless I am holding down the button?

14 votes

What is a split bus panel, and how do I recognize it in the field?

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What might I do about the 1/4 to 3/4" gaps at the edges of my blacktop driveway?

12 votes

Electric Meter Runs Backwards

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What are the differences between these two receptacles?

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Replacing 240V outlet with 120V

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What is the primary function of the main breaker in a breaker box? How does it differ from other breakers?

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Insufficient voltage to dryer receptacle; what next?

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One GFCI outlet to protect them all

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Persistent sewage smell coming from basement drain

11 votes

Is it okay two breakers are controlling the same outlets and appliances?

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Ist it possible to fix aluminum tubing in a freezer?

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How can I properly remove (not cover) an unused receptacle?

10 votes

Where should I connect my modem in this ethernet junction box?

10 votes

How should this sink drain be connected?

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TV mounting bracket does not fit the stud locations - how can I overcome that?

10 votes

How can I add 100 amp electrical service to a shop?

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Did I break my Kwikset SmartKey lock by trying to rekey with a key that doesn't fit all the way?

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Prewarming for tankless waterheater

9 votes

Would covering walls with a sound absorbing foam reduce the transmission of medium-high frequency fan noise?

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Can rotary tool bits be used with a drill?

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