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  • Welland, Ontario

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  • Posted in thread: Bath Tub Removal on 01-19-2017 at 04:37 PM
    When the drain is removed you should be able tell what it is by how thick it is.

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 3 way Switch on 01-19-2017 at 10:16 AM
    I just leave the feed wire long and strip it in the middle and make a loop for the screwThat is
    NOT against code.

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 3 way Switch on 01-18-2017 at 06:32 PM
    Yes you can't have two wires under one screw but still, why is there a jumper from the switch
    on the right (which seems to be a 3 ways switch) to the switch on the left side?? Again, there
    are no rome...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 3 way Switch on 01-18-2017 at 05:10 PM
    The black wire going from one switch to the other is the common. Put it under the black common
    screw.Before you do that you need to fix the issue of two wires under one screw. That is not
    allowed. Tak...

  • Posted in thread: 240v to Garage on 01-18-2017 at 10:47 AM
    Is the garage attached or detached?A detached garage can only have one feeder to it.

  • Posted in thread: Replacing 3 way Switch on 01-17-2017 at 08:12 PM
    If you did not change any of the other switches then the problem is in the new switch.You have
    the wrong wire on the COMMON terminal. The common terminal will be black and often marked
    COMMON.I hope y...

  • Posted in thread: Laminating top plate, spacing joins help? on 01-17-2017 at 01:20 PM
    ...still not sure how a triple top plate protects against wind. Re: "wind" what are we talking
    about? Tornadoes?, hurricanes? Siroccos?????And yes, I can appreciate a good cigar:)A 32 foot
    long wall w...

  • Posted in thread: Laminating top plate, spacing joins help? on 01-14-2017 at 12:55 PM
    Wall is 32'. Your lumber is 26'. Why would you not do it in two pieces for each layer. The less
    joints the stronger the wall.I would have done26-4: 18-12: 4-26You should not line up any of
    the joints ...

  • Posted in thread: Fishing cable behind wall? on 01-13-2017 at 05:26 PM
    He's drilling straight thru the joists.Then he needs to move over 3 inches and miss the joist.

  • Posted in thread: Fishing cable behind wall? on 01-13-2017 at 02:49 PM
    With the first floor ceilng open you should be able to see the drill come through from above
    between the floor joists.

1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
December 4, 2013  •  07:26 PM
You were right about the neutral reading 120 V with ground, the neutral could not have been in contact with hot anywhere because that would cause a short and trip the breaker
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