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  • Posted in thread: Canadian (Ontario) advice on wiring gas furnace to generator/backup power? on 09-10-2014 at 04:11 PM
    You could go the manual transfer switch route instead of automated.I don't know the code number
    but I think I remember that a furnace must be hard wired and not plug in.

  • Posted in thread: 14ga switch leg on a 12ga circuit on 09-09-2014 at 01:08 PM
    The simplest way to over load the #14 would to overlamp the fixture or fixtures.

  • Posted in thread: Expanding driveway on 09-06-2014 at 09:26 AM
    The other option is to pour the concrete on a slope. I don't know how important it is for the
    drive to be level.

  • Posted in thread: LVL Span question on 09-06-2014 at 06:28 AM
    No he probably meant a 14" wide beam. That's a long span and requires larger beam.

  • Posted in thread: Expanding driveway on 09-06-2014 at 06:24 AM
    10" slope on the landscaping doesn't seem like a problem to me.

  • Posted in thread: Basement sink full of water on 09-03-2014 at 10:08 AM
    I think your main line is probably clogged and water backing up the plumbing system and coming
    out the lowest fixture in the house. Once the main line clog is cleared the sink will drain.In
    the mean t...

  • Posted in thread: Dormer Roof Fried Shingles on 09-02-2014 at 06:44 AM
    Whether you remove the shingles or not will depend on their condition. Since this is basically
    a temporary repair, if the shingles are flat I would just go over them. If they are not flat
    and are curl...

  • Posted in thread: Siding Woes on 09-01-2014 at 07:25 PM
    You could have your own independent test done on the siding to confirm the absence of asbestos.

  • Posted in thread: Dormer Roof Fried Shingles on 09-01-2014 at 04:18 PM
    It is a bad idea to be replacing a roof in sections. I would do the whole roof at the same
    time. Roll roofing is viable temporary option.

  • Posted in thread: 14ga switch leg on a 12ga circuit on 08-31-2014 at 07:49 AM
    It is not code and should be corrected to #12 wire. #14 is not permitted on a 20 amp circuit
    except in some very specific cases involving motors. This is not one of them.You make it
    correct by changin...

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Posted: 
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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