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Electrical panel
My brother in law is having his basement finished, they framed the walls and now the panel is recessed so the cover won't fit directly over the panel. The EC is going to mount the cover over the...
5 months ago
 
Water leakage in the bedroom
After raining all day, I discovered that the lights in my bedroom had gone out. After resetting the circuit breaker they came on again. I then discovered water leakage in the wall and around the light...
4 years ago 1
 
what rating should i use for outdoor christmas fairy lights
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5 years ago
 
is it okay if i put my new tv in front of the light
my parents decorated my room with a lot of furniture which makes the options of me having a tv in my room very less.. but i thought about some ways and one of them is placing the tv on top of my...
5 years ago 1
 
Missing final electrical inspection seal
My home was built in 1993. I bought it in 2005. I notice that there is no final inspection sticker in or on the circuit breaker box. There is a preliminary seal which approves the system for 180 days...
5 years ago 1
 
what wire for domestic range
I have a range and a water heater to install. What size wire for each? It's all in the Manuals (it might even be a chart), so check there and go with the smallest number for your application...you...
5 years ago 1
 
what is the code the buried electrical wire
what is the indiana code for buried electrical wire.
5 years ago
 
How deep does the trench need to be for new electrical work in a conduit?
I am rebuilding my garage and the existing wire from the power pole to the weatherhead on my house hangs too low for the planned roof height. So, my Public Utility will disconnect and reconnect my...
5 years ago
 
How do you protect a sprinkler relay switch from lightening
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5 years ago
 
Can I plug an upright freezer into the same outlet as my washing machine?
I live in a double wide and plan to put an upright freezer in the laundry room with washer and dryer. The washer and dryer are plugged into separate outlets. The freezer would be next to the washing...
5 years ago 1
 
Is it unsafe to temporarily connect a cable to a breaker to run a 220 floor sander?
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5 years ago
 
Is it to code if my Siemans type 1 panel has a mix of cuttler hammer breakers?
Is it to code if my Siemans type 1 panel has a mix of cuttler hammer breakers?
5 years ago
 
Is there a homeowner friendly current tap that will accept two appliances only one at a time to avoid tripping
A 15 amp breaker trips when the microwave and Keurig (or a space heater) are used at the same time. Dormitories and some hotels use "micro-frigs in rooms. They shut off the frig when microwave is in...
5 years ago
 
Can electricity conduct through drywall?
I need help!!!! My science fair project is due thus Friday and I need to know if electricity can conduct through drywall. I heard that it can only go through gypsum drywall if that helps a bit, but it...
5 years ago 1
 
What is meant by URGENT comment with reference to house wiring regulations
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6 years ago