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  • Posted in thread: Workshop electrical issue on 03-01-2015 at 12:54 PM
    Is this a detached shop? Sounds like a problem with the feeder cable. Possibly one hot open or
    the neutral?

  • Posted in thread: GFCI open neutral? on 02-28-2015 at 10:00 PM
    Looks like the contact inside the lower half of the receptacle is not making contact with the
    tester prong.

  • Posted in thread: I have a mysterious knob and tube post coming from ceiling on 02-28-2015 at 09:59 PM
    You should be able to look in the basement at the gas lines. If you can trace them all and none
    go up to the upper floors, you can be pretty sure that is not a gas line, or least that it has
    been disc...

  • Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 06:20 PM
    Prices can be very regional. Your best option is to get quotes on different materials from
    local vendors. The same vendor can probably provide different cost options.

  • Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 02:10 PM
    Get your plans as finalized as you can BEFORE you start. Change orders can be very expensive
    items.Corian is not a cheap counter. A bit of internet research tells me 3-5 times more
    expensive. $15-20 p...

  • Posted in thread: Materials cost effective on 02-27-2015 at 11:11 AM
    Cheap cabinets, Formica counters instead of granite, cheap light fixtures and faucets,
    landscape yourself, unfinished basement.

  • Posted in thread: Is rusty bathroom water dangerous? on 02-23-2015 at 09:57 PM
    Most likely you still have some galvanized pipe that is causing the rust. The rust is not a

  • Posted in thread: Calcium Buildup on 02-23-2015 at 09:19 AM
    Try to pour some CLR or vinegar into the valve. If you can get it to stay there so can even
    better. It will dissolve the calcium.

  • Posted in thread: Tankless Water heater on 02-22-2015 at 04:18 PM
    Is your main panel large enough to handle this large additional load?The two inside sub panels
    do not look even close to large enough for that additional load. The feed is going to need to
    come from o...

  • Posted in thread: First post: kitchen remodeling question- on 02-22-2015 at 04:10 PM
    Yes you can but #10 wire is difficult to work with in receptacle boxes.

December 4, 2013  •  01:26 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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