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  • Posted in thread: Different colours - 240 line to heater on 09-25-2016 at 09:52 AM
    So Neal is correct, black to black, white to red.There is no "correct". Black and white are
    both hot and can be connected to the black or red in any way you wish. It makes sense to go
    black to black b...

  • Posted in thread: Replacement heater wiring problem on 09-20-2016 at 05:42 AM
    Your wire coming out of the wall looks to be 120V.What makes a 120 wire look different than a
    240 volt wire?

  • Posted in thread: Do dryers need their own dedicated circuit? on 09-18-2016 at 06:07 PM
    Greenfield is not a cable. It is a flexible conduit you add wires to. The others are complete
    cable assemblies with casing and wires.

  • Posted in thread: Brick Column Repair on 09-18-2016 at 05:43 AM
    Yes you should be concerned about the bricks above sagging if you remove those cracked
    ones.Consider waiting awhile. This may not be the first hit for the new driver.

  • Posted in thread: Brick Column Repair on 09-17-2016 at 05:19 PM
    Those bricks will never look correct unless you replace them. You could glue the pieces on with
    PL but the crack will still be visible.

  • Posted in thread: How to remove this countertop? on 09-17-2016 at 05:16 PM
    You can remove the counter with the sink still in it. The counter is likely screwed from
    underneath through blocks in the corners of the cabinets.

  • Posted in thread: PVC fitting leaks on 09-07-2016 at 10:49 AM
    They do make a reamer. It might not be practical money wise for a

  • Posted in thread: Proper wire gauge for subpanel on 09-02-2016 at 05:12 PM
    #6 cable is good for a 60 amp sub panel. 6/4 is a cable. I don't think you can use cable in
    Chicago even for sub panel feed. You will need to check to be sure.

  • Posted in thread: compost and bears on 08-18-2016 at 05:57 AM
    You might be OK if you don't put any food stuff in it. Only put yard waste in the compost.

  • Posted in thread: Old shop light on 08-17-2016 at 05:10 AM
    Yes you can. You will need to rewire according to the drawing on the new ballast.It will also
    most like be for T8 lamps instead of T12s.

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