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Posted in thread: Drywall mud ... what's up? on 11-30-2013 at 07:38 PM
It's been while since I used large pails, but I used to put about an inch bleachy water on top
of the mud. Pour it off when you need to use it and mix well.
Posted in thread: Wiring in 230v Air Compessor on 11-22-2013 at 08:37 AM
What do the installation instruction state for the required circuit? 20 amp amps #12 might
cover it but there could be start up surges that will require this to be on a 30 amp circuit.
Posted in thread: Troubleshooting a Crazy Lighting Circuit? on 11-21-2013 at 05:54 PM
It was back when GFCIs first came out. Back then they often made one GFCI circuit for the
garage, bathroom, kitchen, outside receptacles.
Posted in thread: Troubleshooting a Crazy Lighting Circuit? on 11-20-2013 at 07:44 PM
Your tester is too sensitive. It sounds like you could have an open neutral at the light.
Posted in thread: Too Soon for a 1000 lb gas tank? on 11-10-2013 at 08:14 PM
That is very much too soon. However it also depends how heavy the tank is empty. Don't fill it
for at least a week. 28 days is better. The concrete will be soft and easily marked if they
drag the tank...
Posted in thread: What to do about this big tree? on 11-04-2013 at 05:22 PM
The ash will dead soon when it gets emerald ash borer. They are spreading everywhere despite
efforts to limit their spread.
Posted in thread: Adding an Outlet to Existing Circuit? on 11-03-2013 at 07:08 PM
You can do that. However the push in connections are very common source of loose connections.
You are best to connect the wires with a pigtail and connect to the screws.
Posted in thread: Condominium Irreguar Electrical Situation on 11-03-2013 at 09:06 AM
And now since you connected it to your panel you could be providing power to someone else if
that circuit goes devices as well as breaker panel in another condo.
Posted in thread: What to do about this big tree? on 11-01-2013 at 04:41 PM
Cut it down.
Posted in thread: GFCI outlets vs GFCI breakers on 11-01-2013 at 12:32 PM
Any surge suppressor used on a non ground receptacle(GFCI or not) will likely indicate a fault.
These devices rely on the ground to dissipate the surge.No other device I know of requires the