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  • Posted in thread: Troubleshooting ceiling light on 12-21-2014 at 10:22 AM
    The lighted switch will make a CFL flicker. Are you sure the old switch is also not a lighted
    one that does not light anymore?

  • Posted in thread: Firebox modification on 12-16-2014 at 11:37 AM
    Maybe. Only someone who can see the fireplace can tell if the structure can handle the

  • Posted in thread: Used Hot Tub/Spa - Help figuring out what size breaker and GFCI to use on 12-15-2014 at 09:37 AM
    #8 is only good for 40 amps. You need to use the #6.

  • Posted in thread: Footing above natural grade requirements on 12-10-2014 at 11:51 AM
    Pressure treated wood or not, all wood should be at least 8" above the grade on the outside. I
    think the stem wall is your best option.

  • Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 12-04-2014 at 04:33 PM
    Post some picture. Fireplaces I have seen usually have a fire brick as the base not mortar.

  • Posted in thread: Furnace regulations on 12-04-2014 at 08:31 AM
    Those would be in the manufacturers install directions under minimum clearance specifications.

  • Posted in thread: Yes, it's for cats on 12-03-2014 at 09:03 AM
    I wonder what it would take to snake-proof something like that. One mongoose.

  • Posted in thread: space above new room in garage on 11-24-2014 at 09:45 AM
    I would just insulate over the entire garage. There are time I want to work in the garage a bit
    more insulation is always helpful.

  • Posted in thread: fixing a wooden door that's coming apart at the seams on 11-21-2014 at 10:08 PM
    Doesn't matter if it is interior or exterior rated. You want a door that is fire rated, the
    same size and the same thickness.Then you will need to mount the hinges and lock set onto the
    new door.

  • Posted in thread: Need help wiring range on 11-21-2014 at 09:28 AM
    The appliance can be rewired with a 4 prong cord. There is no need to continue to use a three
    prong cord.

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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