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  • Former Sergeant U.S. Army Combat Engineers. 30 years experience in home and mobile home repair.
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  • Posted in thread: Tornadoes last night on 07-03-2016 at 08:59 PM
    My prayers for all you guys.

  • Posted in thread: Where do I need a GFI in my kitchen? on 10-22-2014 at 03:14 PM
    The GFCI needs to be the first outlet in the branch circuit from the circuit breaker box. The
    other outlets that are connected to it will be protected by the GFCI.

  • Posted in thread: recommended sockets for a 15 amp line on 05-02-2013 at 06:39 PM
    Code says 10 outlets I never go over 8 personally. I also make all the circuits I add 20 amp
    using #12 wire. Save problems down the road.

  • Posted in thread: Glad to be on the NEW forum on 05-19-2012 at 11:04 AM
    The old forum was nice but I do like the new set up.Good job guys.

  • Posted in thread: Upgrade 15amp to 30amp breaker on 10-26-2011 at 12:10 PM
    If you are sure that it is #12 than it would be fine to change the breaker to a 20 amp make
    sure that all the circuits that are wired to it are #12. Sometimes additions to existing
    circuits are added ...

  • Posted in thread: Upgrade 15amp to 30amp breaker on 10-26-2011 at 11:45 AM
    NO... do not up the breaker size. The breaker has to match the ampacity of the wire gauge it is
    attached to. A 15 amp breaker protects a #14 gauge wire. You will have to install a 20 amp
    circuit with ...

  • Posted in thread: mobile home on 09-21-2011 at 11:23 AM
    As I see you have two choices. Build a closet maybe even if it is a "corner" closet or get an
    cabinet. Places like Lowes have lots of different cabinets to choose from in the shelving dept.

  • Posted in thread: newby question regarding re-wiring house... on 07-08-2011 at 08:29 AM
    It would run about $50 to $100 per square foot for a complete rewire , ballpark.

  • Posted in thread: In wall heaters on 04-13-2011 at 02:38 PM
    You have a bad connection somewhere. Remake all the connections in all the heaters. If that
    does not do it check the connections in the breaker box. BE CAREFUL.

  • Posted in thread: 'lectrical question. on 04-13-2011 at 02:28 PM
    Use a single power source with two three way switches. Instead of two power sources with two
    single pole switches.

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