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New range/oven installation - old, big gas pressure regulator sticking out of floor - unnecessary, redundant?

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Gas 

House built late 80's old pressure regulator (redundant?) from original range/oven sticks out so I can't  ... read more »

outside motion light sometimes not working

Dustin's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Dustin in  Energy » Electrical » Installation »

i have a outside garage motion light 100watt bulb...it keeps intermittently not working.. it is brand  ... read more »

other ways to run electric over concrete with out busting it up

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Wiring »

i want an electric or solar sliding gate but in order to get electric there i have to bust up concrete  ... read more »

Cannot change spotlight blub

Raj's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Raj in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

Hi guys. Haveing trouble with changing a spotlight blub. Had these spotlights installed around 6years  ... read more »

House Fan Repairs and Troubleshootongs

Ross's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Ross in  Energy » Electrical » Motors »

I have a Fan that started to Squeak it seamed was the bearing. Pulled the motor apart cleaned and  ... read more »

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Baseboard heaters

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical »

I am looking into installing 5 1000 watt baseboard heaters on the second floor of my house. Would it  ... read more »

How close to buried gas lines can I build a fire pit

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Turning stove on high resets breaker -- but it goes out again randomly. Why?

Steve R's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Steve R in  Energy » Electrical » Wiring »

Our house (built 1913 but my guess is rewired in 1950s) has the usual 110-220 service. Seemingly randomly  ... read more »

How to replace wall switch to garbage disposal also connected to dishwasher.

Gary's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Gary in  Energy » Electrical »

I've already replaced the switch. There are 3 black wires & a ground coming out of the box in the  ... read more »

Changing location of flood light, wires are short, what to do?

Rob U's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Rob U in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

changing location of flood light two wires come into box both are short for new location do I add two  ... read more »

Want to use heat pump to move heat from my attic to furnace or water heater.

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy »

Attics in our area get 100 to 150 degrees 6 to 8 months out of the year. Refrigerant is the best medium  ... read more »

Will a furnace blower motor work if left it in the rain?

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outdoor lighting - what is the difference between a dust to dawn and motion sensor fixture

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Do Slider Dimmers "Weaken" over time?

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

I have 6 x 65 W recessed Halo ceiling lighting fixtures on a 3 way circuit including one slider dimmer  ... read more »

Water leakage in the bedroom

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Safety Codes »

After raining all day I discovered that the lights in my bedroom had gone out. After resetting the circuit  ... read more »

while getting an oil delivery my whistle is dripping oil ? Home heating oil delivery

Richard's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Richard in  Energy » Oil »

While the oil delivery guy is filling my inside tank at the intake outside of the house the whistle  ... read more »

Default Why is my standing pilot gas valve wet?

Jim's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Jim in  Energy » Gas 

While relighting my boiler's pilot I noticed the pilot gas valve is dripping some type of fluid onto  ... read more »

how to re open a gas meter after the gas co. shut it down and ordered repairs.

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Gas 

I called gas company because of a smell of gas inside the house. The tech shut down the meter and ordered  ... read more »

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