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  • Welland, Ontario

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  • Posted in thread: Drain Clean-out on 01-25-2015 at 02:34 PM
    Smash it , cut it, heat it then replace the screw in plug part. If you can't match the screw in
    part use one of these from home depot.

  • Posted in thread: OLD house question on 01-18-2015 at 06:33 PM
    The one pipe looks to be 1/2 or 3/4 inch. That's too small for a drain line. The only way to be
    sure would be to open it up and look. It is possible that it was oil tank for heating oil. It
    would be a...

  • Posted in thread: Light Switch Wiring on 01-18-2015 at 10:10 AM
    Wow thatís new to me. Learn something every day. So the wire you run is it the 3 conductor
    red, black, white with a ground or is there some special wire for these runs? In a single box I
    cant see wha...

  • Posted in thread: Light Switch Wiring on 01-18-2015 at 07:55 AM
    If it is not needed then you just cap it off for possible future use.

  • Posted in thread: Light Switch Wiring on 01-17-2015 at 07:02 PM
    Code does not disallow power originating at the fixture. It just requires a neutral at the
    light switch. That means you need to bring three wires down to the switch instead of just two
    previously used...

  • Posted in thread: Issue with bathroom light/fan switch on 01-17-2015 at 07:01 PM
    Take the two wires and third 6inch pigtail and put them together with a wire nut. Use new short
    pigtail to connect to the spot where the other wire was.

  • Posted in thread: 2 X 4's on top of poured basement wall?t on 01-11-2015 at 10:29 PM
    If the wood plate is the same level as the bricks I think you should be fine. From the lat
    image it appears the brick begins about a foot up from grade. 8" is the code minimum so you
    should be fine. B...

  • Posted in thread: 2 X 4's on top of poured basement wall?t on 01-11-2015 at 09:23 AM
    If the wood wall is above grade there should be no issues with it.

  • Posted in thread: screen shot on 01-07-2015 at 06:45 PM
    prt scrn = capture whole screenALT+ PRT SCRN = capture active/open window.CTRL + V = Paste

  • Posted in thread: Where do I need a GFI in my kitchen? on 12-31-2014 at 12:44 PM
    NO. Any receptacle within 1.5m of a sink needs GFCI. We have the option to use 20 amp T slots
    or split 15 amp receptacles in the kitchen. The 20 amp option is used so that a GFCI receptacle
    can be use...

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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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